Toyworld Constructor (Devastator/Constructicons)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. MV Steve

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    Yeah, by no means do I think it's easy to just upsize it and you're done. But having a design that transforms gets you a good part of the way there. It's very doable and while not a simple thing, easier than one would think. I have no idea what these guys use for CAD software but personally having experience with Solidworks for CAD and Master Cam for CAM, It's pretty easy to edit drawings and add features then update the assembly to verify what you are doing is going to work. With that said, thinking about it, if you took Magic Squares Devastator as is and enlarged it to the size of constructor, I bet it would work fine!
     
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  2. deaculpa

    deaculpa Stand Alone Complex

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    hah, I knew I didn’t make that up! It’s alleged, but interestingly, DS Starscream could be the first example of downsizing, then supersizing lol.


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    Like a lot of collectors, I have the perfect (X) version constantly in statue/combined form. I'm seeking advice from anyone on what screws on what bots I should consider swapping with longer versions please? Thanks in advance.
     
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    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    Long shot here, does anyone have the screaming Ox face they'd be willing to sell? PM and let me know if you have one. Thanks!

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    Hopefully not in a similar price range that this one is on the market for :D :eek:  .

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    Do you think that I should ask for refund if after more than five months that I ordered this... I havent recieved it?
    I know that with the COVID these kind of shipping is getting problematic, thats why I have doubts regarding it.
     
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    Does your tracking at least show progress? 5 months is a bit much no matter where you are.
     
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  8. CigarJackal

    CigarJackal Cy-gar smoking beast warrior

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    Probably hanging out with my MMC Megatron, who has been sitting in customs since Feb 2020.
     
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    Fortynickel Nonsensically Sensational! And Vice Versa!

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    I’ll take two please!

    I’m going to sell my Constructor off piece by piece. Retirement funds, check.
     
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    Haha. :p 

    I had to do a double take on that price. BBTS had that head on PO fairly recently for $15. Not sure who is most crazy, the eBay seller putting it up for that or someone who pays that amount. I must check to see if someone bought it. :eek: 
     
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    Who did you order it from? Have you contacted them yet to tell them it's not there yet after all that time??? If not you should have months ago. I'm not sure if you used Paypal to buy it but you might be coming up on the limit on where you can file a claim so I wouldn't wait much longer. Contact the store ASAP and see what's up and hopefully they can track it down or give you the refund. Only file a claim (if you used PP) as a last resort. 5 months is insane.
     
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    @Blingotron is 100% correct. If you used PayPal, you need to contact them today. If you used a credit card, I’d contact them also. Chargebacks vary a lot in limit, but six months is usually the cap on PayPal, so you need to start the process immediately.

    Regardless of anything which your retailer tells you because their tune often changes drastically once they have all the leverage. And you do not want to be at their mercy on a $500 order.

    Just tell them - no matter what they tell you - that you would like a refund through PayPal or otherwise (immediately) and that in the event that it shows, you’ll pay them back. End of argument. I would absolutely request your money back today, assuming this isn’t on a FedEx truck saying ‘schedule for delivery by the end of the day.’
     
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    May he/she who gets the last one has no problems w/ their set (so glad I got one before they raised the price by $100):

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    One very limited upside to ordering from TF Source is that they'll cover your inevitable breakage... but they also used to sell the colored versions for about $399 last year at Christmas.

    This set is not worth $600. It's not even worth the $400 rate.
     
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    I assume they just pull figures from their existing stock to cover broken ones. If this is their last one available then they might not have any left to replace further figures.
     
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    So if one is looking to add Constructor to their collection, which previous green version would you recommend picking up?
     
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    I love mine, just wish the price was about $150 cheaper so I could get a “spare” lol

     
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  18. Christiano

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    They'll refund you too, which very few places will do.
     
  19. MV Steve

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    I would say it doesn't matter. The problems that are occurring with it have happened on all versions at different times. There is no way to say this color in this edition will give you no problems. For every one person saying they had no problems with whatever version they bought, there is person saying they bought that version and had ridiculous problems. Too hit or miss with this set.
     
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    That's how I feel about this set. As much as I'd like a Devestator, there's just enough problems with this guy that I just can't pull the trigger. You'd think that with all the different versions they've put out that they'd address some of the issues but instead they release another color.
     
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