X-Transbots MX Series Berserkars / Monolith (Stunticons/Menasor)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Ryan F

    Ryan F Transform and Roll Out!

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    Thanks everyone for the support / advice /encouragement / sympathy. You’re a great bunch of people!

    As I said before, this is my first ever problem with TF-Direct, so I’m willing to give them the benefit of the doubt, and I’ll try my best to resolve things amicably.

    If not, I’ll file a PayPal dispute as a fallback option.

    That said, I’m a little disheartened to hear that a few of you have had issues with them… I hadn’t heard of them being unreliable.

    I guess that’s another entailer off my list…
     
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  2. Doom Slayer

    Doom Slayer Well-Known Member

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    I have never used TF-Direct so I cannot comment on products and deliveries thereof. I use ShowZ and RoboToyBase and I haven't gotten a single damaged package yet. In fact, I spend more time opening the boxes that contain the boxes with the figures than unpacking the figure itself. Even when DHL tossed a package into my backyard on the stone pavement, it was still intact.

    I do hope it will work out for you man, I really do!
     
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  3. CigarJackal

    CigarJackal Cy-gar smoking beast warrior

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    Took too long. PayPal wouldn't help.
     
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  4. primetime77

    primetime77 Well-Known Member

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    Thjs is enough for me never to use tf direct again except as a last resort. Between yours and a couple other stories.. that shop is now lowest on pecking order.
     
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  5. Teletran-1

    Teletran-1 Wellest-Known Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    I’ve never heard a good TFDirect story.
     
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  6. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    A man, a horse and a giraffe walk into TFDirect...
     
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    In the interest of balance, I've used TF Direct around a dozen times over the years and always had positive experiences.
     
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  8. Yankee0

    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    TFDirect quickly throw the giraffe out, they saw what happened to the last toy company to have one... :cry 
     
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  9. Fortynickel

    Fortynickel Nonsensically Sensational! And Vice Versa!

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    I thought the first rule about buying from Chinese stores is that you DO NOT talk about buying from Chinese stores!
     
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  10. primetime77

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    i have used them several times a well without issue but in the past 3-4 months this is at least the 4th or 5th complaint (i didn't track them) i've read on these boards. This no packaging thing is pretty egregious especially given that part of the appeal of the youth version is the packaging. I should ding TFSource for something while i'm at it. They BENT the part of the box that sticks up for packaging on the youth stuff i ordered from them recently permanently creasing the packaging. If these weren't extras and i didn't have other copies and their mint-ish boxes....i'd be pretty peeved.
     
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  11. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy JAB-A-WOOOKIE

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    Yeah TFSource did the same to my Youth Dragstrip.
     
  12. Robyn The Dragon

    Robyn The Dragon Woman on the run

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    Ordered from TFdirect once and that was it. At least I got a box with my shipping, but the box was so thin, it was bendable, almost like a thick cardboard wrapping**. Some parts of my item popped off in transit (but at least I could fix them) and even though shipping only took a month or so, I didn't want to order from a place that shipped packages that had such little protection.

    So sorry that happened to you @Ryan F
     
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  13. CigarJackal

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    They are excellent, until they no longer are.

    I have had a lot of flawless dealings from them. That is why it was so shocking and disappointing when they refused to help at all when my package wasn't delivered (even the post offic e showing that it wasn't delivered). I have spent a few thousand dollars there. They didn't care one iota about a long history of transactions with me.
     
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  14. xueyue2

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    I was about to starting buying from TF Direct 2 months ago, so I sent an email inquiry a small detail about the figure I was interested. Never get any reply from them...Then I think maybe this store shouldn't deserve my money. Thanks for confirming the service does suck now.
     
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  15. jimmyh

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    I used to buy a lot from tfdirect and never had any issues. And great service. At some point though, their cs took a nose dive it seems. And I noticed the cheapening of their packing. I am guessing the pandemic hit them hard. Showz has always been better anyway.
     
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  16. Marker

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    So I got a replacement part from ShowZ for my broken Monolith trailer (Waist does not connect to to torso).

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    This doesn't seem like it will fit (circle is too big to fit into the waist).
    PXL_20211014_154328484.jpg PXL_20211014_154315142.jpg PXL_20211014_154214192.jpg

    Anyone have any ideas as to how to make this work?
     
  17. ShmoopsMcGoo

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    Are you supposed to split the waist halves apart, pull the old broken piece out & re-squeeze the waist halves back together over the disc?
     
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  18. Tazman66gt

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    that would be my guess as well without having the parts in hand.
     
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  19. TransGoJoBot

    TransGoJoBot Stop-Motion Animator - Graf-X Motion

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    I tried to do a search and wasn't able to find anything, but I'd thought I'd ask the community quick as well...

    Does anyone know if any one created a back filler / upgrade for this set?

    I'm trying to animate this thing, but he is so crazy heavy, but I'd like to have the back looking decent.
     
  20. Hoffman

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    Yeah, you'd have to remove the big part of the disc, and put it 'under' the waist, and then reattach. That's what would hold the two halves together as well as serve as the waist swivel.
     
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