Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Smokie, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. KraegorStark

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    Since I\'ve be clamoring for the longest time about having a new Victory Saber, I had to back this.  This is my first Haslab backing.
     
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  2. Shin Densetsu

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    Well….for a Masterpiece, that’s how it should be. This is why I find the “MP lite” label very misleading. Even though there are areas I’m already seeing on Haslab Star Saber that are superior, there’s still some areas where the MP does it better, especially with the sculpt. It’s in line with what I expect from a Generations figure. In no way did I ever expect this to completely top the MP. It doesn’t have all of the shortcomings of the MP but does share a few.

    Do I think it needed to be crowdfunded? No. Maybe the marketing team sees limited potential for mold reuse, I don’t know. Do I think the set will be worth $180 all things considered? Maybe….but that remains to be seen. Hopefully the joint quality and quality all around is robust and very sturdy, there’s no excuse for it not to be given that it’s crowdfunded.
     
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    It says 8.5 inches for the V-Jet, so I figured that’s just the altmode lenght. Ofcourse it’d be odd for them to leave out the height of Star Saber, but he seems bigger than 8.5” to me (assuming Leo is 7.5”):

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    Damn hes a lot smaller then I thought. :eek: 
     
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    They really went the opposite of the MP and went for toy accurate proportions which is great, looks like the boxart for the original g1 figure.

    will definitely be the crown piece of my generations collection.
     
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  6. orangeitis

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    I have some bad news for you.
     
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    * Megazord has entered the chat.

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    maybe around 10"-12"
     
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    At least its more affordable
     
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    Ssshhh... you'll open up a blue maw of worms if you mention Unicron and a lack of updates.
     
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    When did he become Scottish? Do other members of Cybertron's Giant Planet also speak incomprehensibly? @barry - you'll have to translate my directions for me when I get the figure
     
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    IF you could get through Hobbylink, which 98% of us couldn't since they only took about 2% of pre-orders through that. Still $300 for the rest of us so my point still stands, welcome to the back of the line, enjoy your stay
     
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    Glad I’m not the only one who feels this way.
     
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    Hey I can afford this and I want it.
     
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    I'm pretty uncomfortable with the concept of HasLab in general (kry moar, billion dollar company looking for crowdfunding) and I usually hard pass on any Japanese G1. But I ponied up just because this is actually the first HasLab thing I can afford.
     
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    Oh no… Oh god no…
     
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    my son and i will still love our mp star saber, just not that f'n fragile cockpit on saber. Ive had to glue that thing at least a dozen times.
     
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    I feel like people who are comparing this product to the MP version are being a bit unfair. This is more or less a chug version of Star Saber. It won't have the quality of a MP figure. I expected for their to be a bit of hollowness with this one. If this was MP levels worth of quality, I feel like the price should be higher then it should be.
     
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    The MP is bigger, has better proportions, more accessories and articulations, almost no gaps. The Haslab has more surface detailing and likely more paint since the MP is almost completely bare plastic, plus Victory Leo.
    Not bad, thanks.

    Way too small for Black Zarak.

    Yeah I noticed that too.