Toys Alliance Archecore

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by RVDA, Nov 29, 2020.

  1. Pikachu_King

    Pikachu_King Well-Known Member

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    TCP got them in but then sold them all at TFCon out from under pre-orderers.
     
  2. AtomicLad

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    Glad I decided to go with ShowZ, arriving later today.
     
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    that is total BS. they should have allocated set quantities for each. are they getting more in? it shows as "arriving soon" now.
     
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  4. Pikachu_King

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    I don't know, hopefully they had another set confirmed coming in before they made that choice, it has kind of soured me a bit on them, but not enough to move all my orders elsewhere because they have been good to me otherwise so far.
     
  5. AtomicLad

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    Arrived 2 hours later, damn this thing is nice!
     
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    So i started painting the grey guy w gundam markers and about 2 hours in i realized this thing is made of 4 different types of plastic O.O
    The belt part crumbled to dust under its own weight
     

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  7. wesitron

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    That’s a shame, man. I’d heard that certain Gundam-centric products could rapidly degrade some plastics, but I don’t know the details. :( 
     
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    Wa.. what?
     
  9. Dachande

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    Gundam markers are oil based, and (I believe) contain alcohol. I always felt it was risky putting anything oil or alcohol-based on figures with multiple plastic types, which is one reason I never use any kinds of paint pens.

    I find acrylics are generally more reliable and durable, and don't ever cause issues.
     
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  10. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Suckage. :( 
     
  11. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot TFW2005 Supporter

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    The Chosen Prime told me they were expecting their stock to arrive week before last....obviously it never happened. Their web site has said 'arriving soon' for two months, now.
     
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    Seems like they airshipped some stock of frost light for the convention and sold out

    then their surface shipment meant for preorders got stuck in the current madness
     
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    Update: After about 30 hours it seems the back of the belt piece where the grenade holder attaches is tho only affected plastic
     
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    'Oil or acrylic' is too complicated. If the paintbrush can't be cleaned with simple water you need to keep that shit away from your toy. Since model kit paints are *specifically* engineered to melt into the plastic a bit for that new-car paintjob look, *ALL* model kit paints are a bad idea to use with your toys, imho. If you insist to do so, always slap down a good coat of water-based primer or sealant beforehand, but even then I don't trust them.
     
  15. Pikachu_King

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    opened my troops today, can't say I'm not sad only Orn has that cool stand with him.
     
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    Just got a few Number 57's shadow wolf kits. Satisfying build, fun toy in the end, and they look fantastic with archecore dudes.

    Also got the line's Grave frog. The figure is great but it also reminded me what I hate about kits. I can forgive not getting two completely bodies, but you are agonizingly just short of having pop and swap fun within a single set.
     
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    Lol it got to the point where I could build them without the instructions.

    Yeah the frogs are infuriating but the nice part is that you get unpainted heads where you can be creative.
     
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    Where do yall get the ap ive been waiting months for my package, bbts is always sold out thats where i get my acores
     
  19. AtomicLad

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    Show Z but they look sold out now.
     
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    Got some long over do news. Got a 2-Day from TCP for Frost Light. It was the one thing I was waiting for before I shipped my Stash. Well it was, I am now not going to ship till after New Years. Maybe I can get MP-52 Skywarp in there too.
     
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