Zeta Toys BB movie Blitzwing

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by octobotimus, Aug 9, 2019.

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  1. Mercutio

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    Okay, in those comparison pics, BMB's actually looks better to me. I don't know if it's an earlier version of the design, or if it'll be a nightmare to handle or transform, but I prefer the proportions and paint/colours. Look how the cockpit/collar section sits properly, instead of way too high up on Zeta's!

    But they're still way too similar, so will need to wait for reviews of both. Can't remember two companies ever competing to put out the same mold (not just the same character, the same actual figure design!) at the same time before.
     
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  2. XaxisGuy

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    I think both has its ups and downs. The main body looks more proportionate and accurate ( minus inaccurate paint ) on Zeta but the wings look much better on BMB
     
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    I think it looks amazing, but it's likely that the source of the nitpicking is because there are two figures right now of the same character in the same "weight class" being shown at the same time.
     
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    And both are the same design. One is just the old mold but modified by a different company, and the other one is a newer updated design from the original designer. It’s such a bizarre situation.
     
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    Now, we can see which one has the better crotch.
     
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    Perhaps the most important piece of any transformer.
     
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    Indeed, and looking at the 3A Deluxe version Zeta did a great job on the paint apps agree it could use more weathering but that’s about it. Well.....time to place a pre order. :D 
     
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    Yeah it is a weird situation indeed, and makes it so easy to want to compare all the details.
     
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    I hope Zeta toys is watching all those Thunder Warrior reviews and learning from it. The Thunder Warrior figure looks good, but has too many loose tabs and areas that prevent it from being perfect. If Zeta can do a good transformation and solid build everywhere, then we have a winner.

    When is this figure coming out?

    Man, good year for BumbleBee movie figures. The Transcraft BumbleBee looks to be the best yet, and now Blitzwing has 2 figures coming out. That said, we still need the perfect Optimus Prime. Or at least one without so many QC issues.
     
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    Transcraft, Toylab, and TMT are all working on him. Hopefully at least one of them knocks him out of the park!
     
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    I know Transcraft and Toylab, but who is TMT? Or is the company literally called TMT? Cause I never heard of this one. I know Toy Lab and Transcraft haven't really given much of an update since early 2020.
     
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    Yep, they haven't released anything yet, but have shown off a bunch of versions of movie Bumblebee, along with a render of BB Optimus's alt mode:
    TMT Bumblebee movie Optimus Prime
     
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    They even adjusted my deposit order to that amount. Showz rules. Definitely waiting on seeing reviews of this guy now.
     
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    TCP says this will probably come out this month. Does anyone think that’s likely?
     
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    Okay I pre ordered it. Despite not liking the wings. But the other one has the wings on ball joints, which is an awful idea, and I trust Zeta's QC.
     
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    I strongly doubt it. Otherwise, reviewers should have received samples.
     
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    Even the painted and reviewed BMB one is only due in March. That’s pretty hard to believe.
     
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