Transform Element TE-03 Speed Star (G1 Mirage)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by oku, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. Autobrat Leader

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    Yes. Yes.
     
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    Not sure about EmGo but Bobby Skullface definitely forgot
     
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    Fixed hip version does not have fixed hips :( 

    Edit: but at least what looks like paint issues on the knee just wiped off

    Edit 10 minutes and fix is done. Knees seem fine so far.

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    Thank you. I didn’t want to bother you with an email if there was community knowledge of the circumstances. All good and no problem waiting. Thanks!
     
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    Got my ship notice from Show.Z, so I would assume the "new batch" is reaching other retailers.
     
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    Just got mine from ShowZ, both hips were backwards. Pretty simple fix though. Only other annoyance is a paint chip right in the chest/hood. far enough to the side i cant hide it with a faction sticker either =/
     
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    I painted mine, had the same thing. Tamiya gloss white. Turned out a bit blotchy, really bugs me!

    Love the figure so much, tempted to buy another but another swing at the QC roulette.... Ugh.

    Not sure that easy a fix even if a spare chest/bonnet was available.
     
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    Any word of a G2 repaint?
     
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    FYI just received my 2nd batch version from @ShowZStore and the legs are still installed incorrectly. *sigh*
     
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    Shit. I’m still waiting for my preorder from TCP. They were waiting for the second batch that’s supposed to be fixed.
     
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    It's not the hardest fix, but annoying nonetheless.
     
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    I sat this one out waiting for the 2nd batch to have the fixed hips. This is truly pathetic on TE's part after loving their Prime.
     
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    Seriously. If this is the case, I might just cancel my pre-order and buy a Sphinx off eBay, on principle.
     
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    I got one from the first batch, leg fix was pretty easy but I get you being disappointed about the second batch not being fixed.

    I had Sphinx before this but I have to say that once the legs are fixed on Speedstar it's a really nice figure. I'm probably going to sell my Sphinx PS-01C if you decide to go this direction.
     
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    I will send you a PM.
     
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    they really need to poka yoke the design of those joints/assembly because it seems its way too easy to screw up for those assemblign it and way too hard to inspect after assembly to pack. i waited for 2nd batch too. tfs has yet to get theirs it seems. hopefully mine isn't screwed up but i guess its not hte end of the world as it seems easy but if its widespread on second batch ...WTF TE!?
     
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    Anyone know if Toyhax intends to offer some stickers for this? I went ahead & bit the bullet for one, but would prefer just a bit less...plain toon for my Mirage. Would love to have a little on the chest to suit my personal tastes
     
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    If anyone has the lighter colored version of MMC for sale, please PM me. Looking for one as I don't think I am interested in TE's version.

    Ideally looking for the version with the livery details, making it look like the G1 toy.

    Thank you.
     
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    Why post here instead of the Sphinx thread?
     
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    Probably hoping someone who recently acquired TE might be willing to sell their MMC now...
     
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