Toyworld TW-F09 Tactics Waistcoat (Freedom Leader)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Desertwindhounds, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. mikequillm

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    Kind of wondering how this is going to work for those of us who had a lower price locked in with show Z and want to use express shipping
     
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  2. Red2

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    I saw the @ShowZStore post for the standard version pop up on FB and a few people commented that they never received a pay notification. Sure enough I checked my order page and I pre-ordered the standard version ages ago.

    Checked my inbox/spam and no pay notification.

    Wonder what's up?
     
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    From the way he explained it to me the standard version comes up as a new listing with express shipping all-in-one order. So basically you cancel your pre-order and then order from the new listing

    But as I said I'm not sure if you can still get it for the same price as your original pre-order

     
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    If my chinese is correct, He’s saying both heads have the led switch at different places. The first one has it on his face plate and the 2nd head has the switch on the head which is similar to 3A.
     
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  5. Rijie78

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    I’d preordered the deluxe rather than standard, but I’ve had no notification from ShowZ either. So I’m just assuming there isn’t stock on it as yet.
     
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    Really?!

    Okay, I was on the fence about this guy since I got Aoyi Mech's version (which I thoroughly enjoyed, despite not being as accurate). Now that TW is more expensive, the pre-order apparently out the window, and I'm not working currently, means this guy will have to be acquired some other time.

    Now I'm worried about my Core Star pre-order. Lame.
     
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    Autobrat Leader Bratwurst in Disguise

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    Has anyone had correspondence with Baba regarding shipping on either version? Will it be able to ship at all or at an additional cost?
     
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    Pretty sure he's saying the smell is strong when you first open it but to just let it air out. The part about the children, I think he means you should let it air out for a while before letting children near it in case there are health concerns? That part was a little fuzzy to me.

    You don't have to cancel your pre-order. In his post, ShowZ said you can either cancel your pre-order and place a new order with the enhanced shipping or you can just message them directly and ask for the upgraded shipping (at which point, presumably they'll invoice you for the shipping).
     
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    I asked about the deluxe. ShowZ said it will be in stock mid May.
     
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    Noooooo! My impatience is extra strong these days. Oh well, it will still be here to entertain me through June's lockdown :p 
     
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    Yeah that was just my understanding of the short emails we passed back and forth. If that is the case then that is the best option. Thank you very much for clarifying

     
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    I'm getting the Zeta Bee, but I'm also hoping the TransCraft Bee is good quality and will scale with this guy. These are the movie bots I've always wanted, that Bay could never deliver.
     
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    This. These little quarantine monkeys are already difficult enough to handle now that they can't be shipped off to school/daycare. Can't have them getting blitzed on fumes and causing more reckless mayhem.
     
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    Ugh. Okay okay, it's fine it's fine. I can deal with waiting until mid-May while all the plebs who ordered the cheaper version get theirs and flaunt them all over the web and I just sit there drooling. I'm ok, I'm ok.

    This reminds me of way back in the day when I was into Halo and Halo 2 came out for its midnight release. I had pre-ordered it and paid full price because that's always the best way to do it, right? So the store set up two lines - one for the fully paid and one for the $5 reserve pre-orders. Guess which line was longer. By a lot. I finally got to the front of the line to pick up my fully paid copy over an hour after the last of the $5 guys got to the front of their line, paid their balance, and left with their copy. Really felt like I was being inadvertently punished for being the better customer.

    But anyway, it's fine. Happy for those of you who get him a month before me. I definitely won't be putting hexes on all of you every time you upload your photos and talk about how great your figures are.

    Sooooo... what all would I be losing out on if I switched from deluxe to standard? The stand and what else? Blast effects, I think? And yeah, I'd actually have to give them more money since the standard now costs more than the deluxe did when I ordered it. Aw fuck it, I guess I can wait. Impatiently.
     
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    Maybe we'll get lucky and something will happen with the airlines in three weeks and it won't cost us as much
     
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    Standard edition gang rise up.
     
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    The finish on this is awesome. Not looking like brand new chrome but not too "battle damaged". Love it.
     
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    Transcraft Bee is quite a bit smaller. 17cm. So about the size of MPM-3.
     
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    Noooooo. Oh well. Zeta it is...