Studio Oz - Hot Steel Planet Sculpture

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Bot Sculptor, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Paik4Life

    Paik4Life Reviews

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    Thanks for tagging me! I wasn’t aware of this project. I don’t think I’m prolific enough to warrant a review from me. @Tman978 is a great choice as well as some other larger reviewers.

    ~Paik
     
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  2. songrobin

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    Backed and shared on my page! Doing my part to share the news.

    Also did a quick photoshop of size comparison to Haslab Unicron. I've got a good place ready for both of these on my display. Thank you for blessing the community with your talents!!

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  3. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    reach out to bobby skullface on facebook he already knows about the project so he would probably be up for you sending it to him to review , he did say nice when i sent him the live crowdfund page
     
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  4. mciver977

    mciver977 He'll rip out your optics.

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    Hiya, one of your other backers here, i think getting this to Deluxe and Bobby to review it would be a great idea, I'm really mystified this hasn't gone further. I think the Indiegogo page doesn't show the individual cost, every person I've shown it to by a link has assumed its more expensive than it actually is. rooting for you to get it made.
     
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  5. Psychoshi

    Psychoshi Grammaton Cleric

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  6. Ichibaru

    Ichibaru Supreme Commander of Pork

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    Bobby just reviewed some fan designed Fort Max recently and I believe he honestly has respect for these type of things.

    @deathsheadII Did you ask BSF if he was would review it if sent a sample?
     
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  7. Starganderfish

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    Yep. I’m keeping my Full FX order but will be backing this as well. I mean, I double dip on most other things in my collection, so why not this as well? No idea where to put them but I’ll probably hang one on the wall above my desk and use the other next to one of the two Unicrons I’m getting (both Haslab and Zeta assuming theirs re-emerges.)
    Very excited to see this go live and hopefully it takes off in the next few days/weeks
     
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  8. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    I know that at this price point, I’m definitely in... but I’m waiting on the production pictures/stand before I jump on
     
  9. MegaDarth

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    I’ll back it 1) when i see what the production version looks like. And 2) if the factory can confirm the plug can support 110-240v, i can sort an adapter myself.

    Otherwise ill just order the more detailed custom.
     
  10. Bot Sculptor

    Bot Sculptor Sculptor of all things Transformers

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    Quick update. The factory had to update/ raise their estimate once they got the actual samples in hand. The fear was that polyresin would be too fragile for the tiny buildings. This has raised the backing cost to $215 for the statue itself.

    This does not effect those that has already backed it. Congratulations, you just got an early bird discount.
     
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  11. Snaku

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    Still a very reasonable price. Thanks!
     
  12. kidlat2000

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    we need more backers. hope we see increase in number. Would be cool if the etailers will get a hold of these.
     
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  13. Bot Sculptor

    Bot Sculptor Sculptor of all things Transformers

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    I think it's pretty obvious by now that we are not going to make the minimum needed. I have to wait until the campaign ends before I can refuse the funds and they refund you, so I recommend requesting a refund now so you don't have to wait.

    The good news though is that I've found another way to do this, so we're not dead yet. I've been talking with retailers and we'll be sending out samples once the factory comes back from Chinese New Year in Feb.
     
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  14. Trent

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    I haven’t backed yet but I was going to before it ended. I reallllllllllllllly want this. Shame to hear that it’s unlikely to happen but excited to see it has another avenue.
     
  15. myrrh

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    ...hope it works out in the end, oz: you have a gift and there's definitely an entusiastic market for it, it's just a matter of finding the right mechanism to bring them together...
     
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  16. Snaku

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    :(  Sorry we couldn't get you enough backers. I really hope the retailers sample thing works out. In the meantime, maybe I'll set aside my refund money and finally start saving up for a Hollywood version.

    [Edit] Refund request submitted. Sad days.
     
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  17. Bot Sculptor

    Bot Sculptor Sculptor of all things Transformers

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    I think that crowdfunding projects gone wrong has soured a lot of people on that whole thing and they just see it as a gamble. Once they are available for pre-order from their favorite retailer it should be different.
     
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  18. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Will you update this thread with details of those retailers who post those pre orders?
     
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  19. DrTeng

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    I'll submit my refund request shortly as well, but definitely let us know when pre-orders go up!
     
  20. kamifushou

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    Honestly a shame. May have to buy the full metal piece potentially. Will pm if I decide to do so. Thanks for all your effort though!