Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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

  1. ArkinDotWav

    ArkinDotWav Self Proclaimed Star Saber Backer #555

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    I say that because in the GI Joe streams he's on Mark's level of enthusiasm and excitement, far more so than in the TF streams.

    I am in no way gate keeping him, he clearly loves Transformers as well, especially Prime (as again, he got very excited when talking about that in the first Pulsecon stream), just that to me it seems he gets more excited about GI Joe.
     
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  2. Neko-bot77

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    Holy crap... at that price I'd sell my energon Superion Maximus in an instant! :D 
     
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    The price for Victory Saber, I think, is reasonable. You're getting two figures of leadership class at the least which is 100 dollars minimum. They can combine into a commander like figure which is 100 dollars itself. Plus adding in the accessories, and hopefully the stretch goals, I think the price is worth it. If this was Unicron for the 600 dollar price it was offering, I sure wouldn't be backing it at all. For this one I think it is very reasonable.
     
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  4. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    Clipper, before either of those two nonentities (IMHO, of course).
     
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  5. IronEnder17

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    tell me how much star saber weighs. then tell me the mass. not meant to be snarky or anything, its just a little contradictory
     
  6. octobotimus

    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    Idk, but they seem to be using less plastic on most of their figures nowadays so I sorta just figure it’s lighter than most things from a few years back.
     
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    ah, an assumption. also consider parts count over mass. lots of figures now have more parts but less plastic. More parts means more to produce and to assemble, therefore more expensive. So I'd still say it's currently almost childish to continue to use relative height in images to determine the value of a figure
     
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  8. octobotimus

    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    Idk about. They seem to be on par tbh. At least where movie figures are concerned (haven’t been in the G1 scene too much so harder to say there). Some older figures seem to have higher parts counts if anything.
     
  9. Missing Sunset

    Missing Sunset i eat the figures lol

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    I hope this is still available come pay day. I’ve been needing a very cool collectible to gift for a birthday/Christmas.
     
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  10. Shepard Prime

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    The price for me works simply for this point: every other iteration of this guy is at least twice this asking price, including the official MP (which doesn't even combine with Leo). And Leo brings up another hike in price among all the 3P versions and not all of them look as good as the Haslab one. Some of them are hyper-stylized to stand out and in other cases, to dodge the IP copyright bullet. But in my extensive research (five maybe ten minutes of google :D ) Haslab SS is very much the most bang for your buck since they're on model, retains all of the playability/combination gimmicks etc save for the Shield.

    I usually sell my TFs at whatever the retail for them were when they were originally released no matter how old they are or how much their worth inflated over time, 1) because I hate scalpers and 2) because I just want to help a fellow TF fan out.

    Having said that...

    Every once in a blue moon I feel like putting something up on ebay and make the price so ridiculous just to see if someone would pay it. Lol. Like, I can totally see some dude with buckets for pockets spending the 35k on that, not knowing any better (or likely not caring).

    (Showing off to equally douchey friends) "See this? It's a collectors item. All the decepticon jets as one big robot."

    "Those are Autobots," says the one true nerd in the group.

    "What? What side has the dude who's a gun?"

    "Megatron?"

    "Yeah yeah, Megatron!" :D 
     
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    Why do I feel a spike in numbers tomorrow? Is something closing for orders tomorrow?
     
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    Clipper as a repaint and then, I dunno, invent someone for the other car to be?

    Hasbro Taiwan.
     
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    You have "Crowdfund ends in:5 Days 6 Hours 23 Minutes" - to have a payday beforehand ;P
     
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    Should be a spike then at some amount I imagine
     
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    Good god this thread....:drunk 
     
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    7k in 5 days is nothing when we've got a bulk of the online retail partners left to factor in.

    One of my favorite moments from the recent streams was when one of the people on stream with Evan mentioned living to display them in packaging and Evan just casually goes "toys are meant to be played with."

    That's why I like him even if he's not as boisterous as a John or Mark.
     
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    Where are all the screen shot guys, is that the updated sword prototype?
     
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    Yeah I like Evan, too. He definitely seems to enjoy what he does and is very passionate. Obviously he’s not the best at being in front of a camera, but put most folks in his position and it’ll yield the same results.
     
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  19. Missing Sunset

    Missing Sunset i eat the figures lol

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    Whether that happens or not, I hope we at-least reach the V-Canon tier.
     
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