New pics of igear TF-007 (Ark/Base)

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  1. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus Well-Known Member

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    Just got an email with new pics of the base broken down into its components (Showing how it goes together) as well as new information regarding pricing etc.

    Didn't see a thread or an update, so I thought I'd post.

     

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    Thundershot Ratchet Fanatic

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    So... it's all one set, not three sold separately? Hrm....
     
  3. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

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    I don't think they need to worry about price. Given Chain bases run about $10-15 dollars each, and they're giving us the equivalent of TWELVE of them, the price is wholly justified.

    I'll be happily snagging this.
     
  4. Tekkaman Blade

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    Considering how much I spent on hot toys figures or Mp Grimlock, I can justify this.
     
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    Grimlock_13 Currently facepalming at your post

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    That's definitely not as expensive as I thought it would be. Easy purchase, I can't wait to see colored pics!
     
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    When is this supposed to be out again? Ths is a must buy.
     
  7. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus Well-Known Member

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    Definitely looking better with each update!

    slightly off topic-
    Does this get me a "news credit," and where's the company-store to trade in those credits for robots? ;) 
     
  8. Quantum

    Quantum Oh good

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    So purchased. I can't wait for this set to become available! Any concrete release info?
     
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    Laser_Optimus Currently no longer giving a shit about the MCU. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice. I'll so be getting this when it comes out. It'll make a nice display for my Classics.
     
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    I like what they've done with this display, but I'm disappointed that it won't be offered in three separate sections. I'd be tempted to buy just the computer at ~$40, but I can't justify the room that the whole thing is going to take.
     
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    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    Erm.... is that an Autobot logo above the Teletraan-1 screen?
     
  12. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus Well-Known Member

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    OHHH..shoot, didn't think of that....that MIGHT be an issue....

    D/L
     
  13. bradforj

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    Easy pass at that price.
     
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    Laser_Optimus Currently no longer giving a shit about the MCU. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yikes. Just noticed that one... hopefully they drop it. Hasbro may very well go after them for that one.
     
  15. Fago

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    I'm more sold on this the more images I see. I think the price is not too bad (if plastic quality is good). I would really recommend it to be broken down in 3-4 parts, $30-40 each. That will help a lot with importing taxes... at least in my country.

    And yes, the Autobot logo can surely be an issue.
     
  16. Venksta

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    I'm surprised people are noticing that now. They've shown they are not scared to use trademarked logos, since they showed off the Magnus hammer. And I think their MP trailer also has a molded Autobot symbol.

    As for the base, its pretty cool. Too bad about the price. I wonder if it'll be painted the orangy color, or come in that grey color shown.
     
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    I have noticed BBTS is finally shipping the TFC-004 set. That will give me good info on the plastic quality.

    Didn't the Hasbro panel at BotCon say something about the Magnus hammer?

    Are these guys the ones doing the MP trailer that was shown like a month ago? That one was an exact copy of Takara's trailer. If they are really doing that one, they will have problems anyway!

    This one's a prototype. It will make no sense if not painted orange. They also showed the Decepticon version's CGI in purple.
     
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    This looks like it'll be pricey.
     
  19. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've read different things on exactly what Hasbro said toward fangroups. Apparently, their statement wasn't targeted at FansProject, but at all the fan groups.


    They are. Even the detailing inside the trailer was almost an exact copy. The only big differences off hand was the trailer is longer/bigger, and they copied the details from one side of the official trailer, and just mirrored it to the other side, instead of copying both sides.


    The reason I wondered is that they only bothered painting the screens blue, lol.
     
  20. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

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    Fortunately for iGear, I think they fly under the radar, since their products are low-run, aimed at collectors, don't compete with any existing Habro product, and in fact ENHANCE Hasbro sales, as they tend to be accessories for existing Hasbro products.

    It's why it's a little worrisome that FansProject is moving towards making their OWN Transformers, as that really kinda crosses the line.