XTB Protectobots/Defensor

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

  1. Subotnik

    Subotnik Please Stand By.

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    I doubt it. I expect them to get 2/3rds of the way through Devy before putting it on the back burner to finish other projects. At this point they’ll want to do enough to get people deep enough into their set that they won’t sell up and move to a competitor when it all goes quiet for awhile.
     
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  2. Jersey_Steel

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    So Fuzz was the hardest, but nothing too crazy. I just followed youtube videos. 20231111_220620.jpg 20231111_220559.jpg
     
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  3. jimmyh

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    Agreed. Which is why I am not going in on any more combiner sets. I am finishing this set (by the grace of god) and after that, I will wait for complete sets. Or more likely, will be in an old folks home.
     
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  4. laylow3down

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    I just ordered a black version of Fuzz... I am a fan of Fan Toys but these X Transbots Protectobot team and even the Omnibots look amazing!!!
     
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  5. SquishyOH

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    MMC have announced their Hot Spot for March - April 2024. MMC / Ocular Max Maximas Pro (Hot Spot / Defensor)

    Both MMC and XTB had been taking long breaks between Defensor releases. I'm hoping this will light a fire under XTB to get Vanguard out this summer. We've already seen a physical prototype for XTB's Hot Spot so 2024 isn't impossible. And with MMC promising to finish their Defensor in 2024 it would be smart of Keith to avoid falling too far behind. We've already got XTB's First Aid coming 1st Quarter 2024, so 4th Q 2024 and then 1st Q 2025 would work nicely to finish the team.
     
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  6. crdavismusic

    crdavismusic Vectron Labs-Only Collector

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    For real though, this is possible and would be great!

    Could you imagine having a completed FT Menasor, FT Superion, and XTB Defensor in early 2025?? One can dream.
     
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  7. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    After Menasor and this Defensor, I might be done with XTB combiners :lol 

    They sure look pretty but yikes if I’m ever touching them again after getting them posed!

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    But I need someone to bring me Computron before I die :lol  he was my first ever set of toys from my parents when I was 4.
     
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  8. Hawkwave

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    We need to get 3 more Bruticuses first then maybe....
     
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  9. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    Ugh, I know! :lol 

    Each company is gonna make their own S2 combiners before finally moving on to Predaking then MAYBE I’ll see the Technobots and Terrorcons :lol 

    My luck, they’ll do Seacons first even though they weren’t in the US cartoon :mad: 
     
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  10. neurotictim

    neurotictim XTB and FT fanboy, coexisting with myself.

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    You can say THAT again. I don't know what I'm going to do with Monolith when Bandit finally makes an appearance but yeah, XTB has a lot of ground to make up for all his compromises.
     
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  11. Gshell

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    I bought some upgrade kits for my XTB Menasor, and hes way better. Poses like a damn champ. Got the 3d printed back from Jimmy H and had to track down the 3d printed shins / feet for him. Made a HUGE difference.
     
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  12. Gshell

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    I think XTB First Aid might be shipping soon. I had showz send me a email confirming shipping for a item. It was tied to my XTB First Aid. So....yay?
     
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    Are you sure it's First Aid? I preordered that the day it went up and haven't heard anything since. Just the projected date but we all know how those go.
     
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  14. Gshell

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    100% sure. Double checked. Which is odd, I used to have this problem when I had moved. Its been fixed for months now.... I would get this email every time because my address wasn't the same as the website address they have on file. What also is weird, if its true.... there hasn't been any update pics for videos for XTB First Aid. Maybe its a system error?
     
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  15. DrCalligari

    DrCalligari Does it come in purple?

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    I just had something similar for KFC Power Master Prime because I have moved since I placed the order and had already paid the balance a while ago.
     
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    The moving thing I can see, also I've had similar issues with Bombusbee when I preordered items with in stock or paid in full preorders and would get some out of nowhere shipping notice which was wrong. With First Aid though, no updates since 11-19-21 but it would be nice to see something. The figure looks great and complete from back then so why so long to make progress.
     
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  17. VKittyCat2023

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    *sees bot modes* okay, some G1 Protectobots. *Sees alt modes* ME WANT.
     
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  18. Turbine027

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    *Sees combined mode*

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    FILL MY HOLE!! I mean … fill that empty spot on my bookcase! :lol 

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  19. 80sforged

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    Dynamic poses (check), multi-layered figures placement on risers (check), good lighting (check), shelves not overcrowded (check), managed to have the big figures posed with out going 'scuse me, pardon me' (check). A certain someone might be pleased.
     
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  20. DrCalligari

    DrCalligari Does it come in purple?

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    If I remember correctly that individual's critisms were specifically taken into account here ;) 
     
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