Robot Paradise RP-01/01B Acoustic Wave (Formerly FansToys FT-02) G1 Soundwave & Cassette

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  1. Wolfang

    Wolfang Well-Known Member

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    I wish I could share your opinion of AliExpress, but I had a very poor experience where a seller advertised one figure and shipped another. I then subsequently had a very poor experience with customer support who insisted that I would be taken care of, especially when I demonstrated proof after proof of the seller's bad faith. I said I was happy to ship the product back as long as I didn't pay for shipping, but either way I should get a refund. In the end Aliexpress released the money to the seller and did nothing further to assist. In fact Aliexpress cares so little about its platform being used for fraud that the seller still has the same listing up.

    Anyway, Aliexpress has some great deals and most of their sellers may be honest, but the platform is useless as a guarantor against fraud.
     
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  2. transformer_78

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    3D printers - Volunteers:
    So I’m looking for a volunteer or two who can 3D print and test the extended neck for me.
    *The tolerance for the neck articulation need to be precise for some reason. I just wanted to double check with another copy of AW to make sure my measurements work with everyone else.

    Please PM me if your are interested and I can provide the STL file.

    **You of course need to own a 3D printer and be able to test print the neck by today/tomorrow and report back so I can make any adjustments need.

    Thanks

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  3. Little Dutch

    Little Dutch Official TFW2005 Masterpiece Weigher

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    I am sorry to hear about your bad experiences, I can only speak for my own experiences where I had a conflict with two different sellers at one point in regard to a figure (one broken, one damaged and sellers did not respond to my messages), AliExpress came through for me, and gave me a full refund. Either way, this particular seller for Acoustic Wave hasn't disappointed me so far.
     
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  4. Wolfang

    Wolfang Well-Known Member

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    There are some sellers that I would continue to purchase from, but I am so sour on Aliexpress as a platform I don't know if I will.

     
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  5. Snaku

    Snaku Primes Don't Party

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    I would definitely do it but my order got in late so it's part of the second wave and hasn't shipped yet :( 
     
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  6. jimmyh

    jimmyh TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am extremely weary of Ali express. They asked me to upload my driver's license once. Big red flag considering I am a buyer, not a seller. I never did, and they cancelled my order.
    I just placed an order with them recently. Needed the item, and there was no where else to get it. They didn't ask for my license this time though and shipped the item. So that's something.
     
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    He came in today! Both showed up at the same time, but one had a dented box. Oh well. Can't wait to get to mess around with him more!

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    Also, anyone have a stock of these, or is it just me? LOL

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  8. PlatypusRhyme

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    I collect those too! Useful when I sell and ship stuff.
     
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  9. Mykltron

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    I... I... But... I've NEVER been so insulted.

    In that case, I want a Megatron where those parts automatically pop in from the edge of my vision when I reach that part of the transformation process.

    I've got XT Apollon in gun mode in front of me, I can see how big they are. I figure it would make the gun about 1:1 scale and the robot about MP scale.

    I like being spooned.
     
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  10. Casetronic

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    Did you dispute with your credit card co.?

    I'd like to try AliExpress too but damn I've been burned by in the past by Chinese ebay sellers going rogue and one seller even gave a real/fake tracking id, luckily I got the post office involved and was able to show proof to ebay...but each time it was a 2-3 month wait for refund.
     
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    Off topic but for sure I am in for everything except the dress-up kit.
     
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    iDarkDesign None shall stand all shall fall

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    Slightly off topic, but would you be interested in a gun stand for Apollyon?
     
  13. Zagginhoof

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    My copy arrived today even tho my BBB tracking says he’s still waiting for a flight in HK!
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  14. silith210518

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    Whoo! Show.z just shipped him! Unfortunately it's a Christmas present so won't open until The 25th but still, glad it's on its way. Any news on the casettes? Is it bad I only want it for ravage mainly?

    Also what is the actual price of the casettes because I've seen varying prices between show.z and kapow etc? I'm in UK.
     
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    That’s great to hear. Was it shipped naked like that?
     
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    No it was boxed. Usual BBB quality of packaging… top notch
     
  17. BIOMEC

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    What is that?
     
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  18. Fortynickel

    Fortynickel Nonsensically Sensational! And Vice Versa!

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    After you put it that way, I am suddenly looking forward to mine arriving even more.

    FT-57 Corner Protecticus. You must have missed the preorder. I mean RP-05C, can’t keep up with these name changes.
     
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  19. HeroicVillain

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    Someone probably already posted this but just in case.


    Hopefully this means the cassettes have been shipped and will be in our hands in the next few weeks.
     
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  20. Marcelo Antunes

    Marcelo Antunes FansToys-Only Collector

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    Retail RP-01 at 140 USD at some stores in Taobao…
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