The Macross Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by pinoy78, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. Srayleigh

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  2. Srayleigh

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    I have. That was going to be my next VF purchase before I decided to take the DX plunge. It’s still calling to me though.
     
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  3. Shin Densetsu

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    It’s great, transforms well and is more articulated than it may initially seem, especially with the joints for the shoulders.
     
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  5. Srayleigh

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    Yep! I’d seen the Scorched Earth review and was amazed at the poses he was pulling off. I’m more SDFM and DYRL focused as a collector with a little bit of Plus and Zero, but the VF4 just looked fantastic. Just a matter of time before one winds up on my shelf I suppose.
     
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    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    Just having fun...

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  7. Shin Densetsu

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    Due to how the shoulders are jointed and arranged, it has better arm articulation than the 1/60 VF-4 by Yamato/Arcadia. Also has some satisfying detents for the limbs that enable it to bend the limbs further than 1 would expect.
     
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    Good times. NY finally shipped my missiles just now. Still waiting on those SSPs but progress!
     
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    Guess what @Srayleigh... You asked for it and your going to see this listing regardless. :p 

    Jungle:

    HMR Regult for 12.1k yen sealed - Bandai Macross VF HI-METAL R Regult | JUNGLE Special Collectors Shop
    HMR Regult set for 25.3k yen sealed - Bandai Macross VF HI-METAL R Regult Missile Type Set | JUNGLE Special Collectors Shop

    * The problem is that Jungle doesn't send stuff by EMS if your country is on the suspended list *

    I'm one of the many enablers here, so sooner or later: Hook, Line and Sinker! We're going to reel you in like a fish looking for grub in the waters.
     
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    You almost had me on the Regult set. Almost. If they had EMS that sucker would be on its way already. Hell, I’d probably have bought both and started plotting my display. Score 1 for the bank account (for once)!!
     
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  11. betsuni

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    Oh yeah, I completely forgot about the HMR VF-4G I HAD to buy for a personal reason. I haven't transformed it yet since I love the beautiful jet mode. Plus I have it sitting on the stand looking like the one that Hikaru takes and plays with (I know it is not the same variant that Hikaru plays with).

    Edit: Man, I had some terrible grammar there when I used my phone.
     
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    I haven't been keeping toooo close a tabs on the DX stuff, but now that I have a pre-order on Roy...kind of wish I had paid enough attention for those TV Super Parts. They look so good and TV versions don't get enough love *cough* SDF-1 *cough*.

    Edit: Nippon Yasan still has em for 11k yen. How inflated is that compared to what they actually costs?
     
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    quick reminder, this Monster is big and heavy. Shipping is going to be expensive. Currently it can be above 10,000 yen for DHL or Fedex shipping.
     
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    Plus Japanpost doesn't offer SAL shipping anymore since March.

    I still have EMS to Canada if I do decide to get stuff from Jungle, but there is nothing for me there.
     
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  16. Srayleigh

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    Tempting, very tempting. If they had a way to estimate shipping before purchase I might have actually done it. Until then, the wallet lives to fight another day!

    Ugh. I may have to resort to eBay for this one, or wait until my next trip to Japan which under current conditions looks like never.
     
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    Just picked one up last night on robotoybase on sale for $199 - with shipping total was $264 to US :

    https://robotoybase.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=3196
     
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    If I hadn't seen your post last night about needing to pick one up, I would've kept on forgetting I needed one...some things are just meant to be - don't fight fate :D 
     
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  20. Srayleigh

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    Haha, I guess that’s how it ends, with my posts enabling someone else. It’s like joining a horde of zombies, stop fighting it and just give in to it.