Toyworld TW-F09 Tactics Waistcoat (Freedom Leader)

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  1. Chin Hong Xian

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    Hello!! I got mine today
    I got the chest transform correct accidently.. ;) 
    Even I shake it doesn't loose

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  2. rendsora

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    How about your chest did it tabbed very well? Were there any tab or tabs in sight?
     
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    Pcm979 Well-Known Mimber

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    I didn't handle him too much since his leg snapped off. But before that happened I checked his chest because I'd read how loose it was. It felt and looked like it was sitting in place okay through gravity and the stiffness of the hinges, but it didn't seem to be positively locked in place. Of course mine was obviously a flawed copy, so there might've been something wrong with my copy's chest too.
     
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  4. rendsora

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    This is the YouTube review with the purported updates on the chest tabbing issue.

     
  5. DaveTheCave

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    Never buying a figure early again. Just a rip off.
     
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  6. Shmoptimus Prime

    Shmoptimus Prime Za Warudo! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah that's a common tactic when they want to make sure you're not lying but also they want to make sure you don't actually want them to help. We are lucky places like showz ship out replacement parts individually.
     
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    Huh. And the wrist and first shoulder joints seem to work pretty well. I think he's saying that the little red sternum piece tabs into the grey piece that holds the obliques together. Also, I think he's saying that a piece on the legs is darker.

    I think that rectifies all my bot mode issues. I should be getting mine soon - thank god I'm part of the batch 2 DLX. Only problem I'm dreading right now is the transformation. If I can get through it with no breakages, I think I'll like this figure a lot.
     
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  8. moofiee

    moofiee PENG-HA!~

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    How did you do it?
     
  9. rendsora

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    The reviewer was so satisfied with his deluxe copy that he praised God several times in the video :) 
     
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    in summary he said
    the dark part is coloured darker
    additional wear effect paint on certain part (back of thigh etc)
    Wrist ball join is tight (not super tight but good enough to stay in place)
    to fix the chess dropping down, he basically said push the metal part in grey back and then push the red panel down so that the chest windows rest on it. It will help to prevent the chest windows from dropping.

    Didnt' say anything about securing/locking the chest in place.
     
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  11. Atomic Tofu

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    Not sure, but I'm thinking that's Siamese...any Thai fans here? I don't see any fiddling with wrist and shoulder, so can't comment on that. This reviewer seems to also be another ULTRA fan of TW/FL and is handling those known areas very GINGERLY. Even if he's saying the chest tabbing thing/fix works, it's still collapsed in this video. And also, the inner thigh, yes, it's painted black or whatever you want to call it...certain areas TW decided to paint much darker than ThreeZero/A version.

    That said, I'm not an ULTRA fan of this figure, but the whole WJ...Fire Scorpion issue has me wondering if I should buy this or the ThreeZero/A versioin. Oh the depression. ;) 
     
  12. Phamduc

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    so if the deluxe version really rectifies the issue
    guess all the standard buyer got fucked eh.
    welp. sold it anw , not my problem anymore
     
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  13. rendsora

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    Yup same here. Had had enough with TW stuff.
     
  14. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    Received mine - standard edition - last week, from ShowZ. No issues with mine, other than one wrist being slightly loose (easily fixed with some nail polish), and one of the antennas of the extra head had come off in transit (but pushed back on fine, and I'm not using that head anyway). Chest was correct and stayed in place once I'd just made sure everything was pushed together properly. Joints all good and tight, no problems with posing. Top marks, really, every bit as good as I'd hoped.

    May replace this if the Dark Knight Prime becomes reality, and if I then decide the final bot mode looks better (a better truck mode is not enough on its own, I'll need the bot to be as or more accurate); but otherwise this is the transforming version as far as I'm concerned.
     
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  15. Chin Hong Xian

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    Here is my method..

    1st, I make those matrix camber part as picture below, do not collapse together
    20200726_231021.jpg

    2nd put down those part by closing the windows together
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    Then push down the chest and you will hear a click sound, from the tabs behind windows as the picture below
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    Finally, slighty manage all part you will be like this
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    Below link is the video of shaking it..
    1595777012226.mp4

    Cheers;) 
     
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    Finally my day off so I can mess about with Toyworlds Prime.
    Never transforming him due to all the clearence issues I've seen and general worry of breakage but I don't care for the truck mode anyway.
    Any hesitation on the scale went right out the window for how beautiful he looks.
    My only real issue with this figure is the ridiculously loose wrists but apart from that, fantastic piece.

    (These images were taken this morning and I've only just learned about the chest fix which I've done.)

    Toyworld Optimus Prime 01.JPG Toyworld Optimus Prime 02.JPG Toyworld Optimus Prime 03.JPG
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  18. idkwdya

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    The Chosen Prime is getting their second batch in two days it seems. Got a notification email for it on Sunday. I’m still holding hope for this guy but my expectations are super low. If anything he will look nice on the shelf.

    EDIT: Both standard and deluxe are now in stock at TCP.
     
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  19. Eddielai2016

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    i got my pioneer bumble bee today. Damn they look nice together. Now all i need is that KiKi. Didnt somebody say they got it and will test ot out?
     
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  20. idkwdya

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    That was me! My KIKI bottle is out for delivery today. And my DLX Freedom Leader should get here late this week or early next week.