XTB Protectobots/Defensor

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by XBurner071, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. MagnusAfterDark

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    Oh man, I didn't even think about this. These do seem really close to toy though, at least Streetwise, with his different head offerings he's got the toy head covered. Also, he is off white like the toy. Makes me wonder if these are the "youth" versions and we'll get toon versions down the road? I feel like their regular/youth/g2 slight retools were quite successful, so why wouldn't they triple dip again? G2 Defensor seems like a sure thing at this point...maybe they go 4 and do a Guard City version??
     
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    3rd Quarter 2022? Seemed like Hotspot was September 2021 and Groove is October 2021. Those both seem really optimistic, but XTB got Fuzz/Streetwise out quickly so who knows. They seemed on schedule to be done by 1st Q/2nd Q of 2022.

    Then again, XTB has been announcing figures like crazy the past couple of weeks in addition to a backlog of previous projects (Galvatron/Springer/another attempt at Kup/PowerMaster Prime x3). Seems like we'd be up to 2 or 3 figure a month for the next year if these all held their schedules.
     
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    maybe they are already planning in case there are problems again like with Locke and Virtus were. I hope we will see them sooner. Jocund should be this year, but I doubt we will see Hotspots by new year
     
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    Crap, and I hadn't even checked the new threads today and notice that there are a half dozen new Junkions (including a Go-bot) and their Perceptor that just got revealed a couple hours ago. When will they find time to produce all these figures?
     
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    thats cap cause aint no way XTB is putting out like 5 different things in September based on preorder dates

    Also HotSpot doesnt even have preorders yet let alone full prototype pics like Groove
     
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    Make sure you shake it to feel better!
     
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    Been up for a while.

    [Pre-Order] XTransbots MX-34 Van Guard Hot Spot
     
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    Isn't this Hot Spot here? [Pre-Order] XTransbots MX-34 Van Guard Hot Spot

    Late September 2021 is coming up fast! ShowZ will put up a pre-order at the drop of a hat, but they normally wouldn't invent such a specific date. BBTS and other US retailers have not put up pre-orders so you could very well be correct that ShowZ has completely lost track of a bad date here. Terry and baba both have the same pre-order but no date listed.
     
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    i usually mean US preorders when i say preorders cause ShowZ will put up like $2 deposits as soon as a product is announced, before there’s an official price or release date
     
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    Made a quick side by side for shits and giggles now that we're getting that toon style chest for Zeta Bruticus.

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    These guys'll probably be the only MP scaled Defensor and Bruticus for a really long time, so I'm super glad about that new chest. It'll make the pair look much better.
     
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    True, XTB seems like the only option for a Defensor right now. I'm still hopeful for a gift set down the road though.
     
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    Groove has been delayed
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    I smiled at the text...
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    Not sure about the left image?
     
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    Valentines edition!
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    It's got a lavender hue, hasn't it?

    I hoping that's an Arctic white (compared to the white in the other pic, and that's what it means by working on it?) and a flash on the camera, and it's skewing the colour or something...
     
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    Hope they like not selling many combiners then.
     
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    Wait, WHAT? It might be time to take the plunge on Toon colored Bruticon and sell off my OG version. That looks NICE!
     
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    Are Fuzz's shoulders supposed to be so loose? Is there a way to tighten them up?