Zeta Toys Unicron ZV-02 Core Star

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by foxracing, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Red2

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    I checked my Show.Z pre-orders and apparently I pre-ordered Core Star twice, lol. Once at the beginning of Aug. and once in Sept.

    I wonder if two of these would still be less than the official?
     
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    I hope they took this downtime to address the fact that Haslab's planet mode looks way better, between the thinner equator (which I understand actually contains some body parts) and WAY bigger ring. I mean, if it still comes out.
     
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    Those videos contained a pre-production sample. Unlike Haslab's, which was 3D printed, those videos showed a sample that came from actual molds. It's pretty much unchangeable at this point, but it also means that it'll be out in a few months.
     
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    I can imagine to put Core Star in shelf with my G1 collection. He is like missing piece here.

    Together with Imaginarium Art Quintessons.
     
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    I wouldn’t mind a larger ring, as it would also mean a larger ‘wingspan’ and I’m a sucker for robot wings.
     
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    TerryTFs Club (who I've always known as being very reliable) also re-listed Core Star in the past couple of days. Could be a coincidence, or could be that they know something we don't. Fingers crossed!
     
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    More than anything its most likely them seeing that the haslab campaign will end at the end of this week and they are putting them back up for when zeta comes back out of hiding.
     
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    I have my preorder on TF-Direct and I see other vendors also have preorders available.
     
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    I was making plans to 3D print my own Unicron, but with Zeta back in, I might actually buy just to support their business further.
     
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    Once the Haslabs crowdfund deadline has passed (meaning next week), Zeta should put out feelers and a poll (a poll not under the Zeta name), asking collectors, if there is an interest with having there current version of corestar and is there enough interest in a larger corestar (30"+), and the market will determine if Zeta could produce both, allowing for a larger fan base to be happy.
     
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    I would definitely be willing to shell out $400 for a 30"+ Unicron. I've paid more for combiners that were smaller than that. Hell Hercules cost $600 when it first came out, LOL
     
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    I need to see color test shots before I can pre-order this.

    As much as I love what they have created, I have questions about how all of the panels will line up with bot and planet colors
     
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    That's the one concern I have, save wanting it upscaled to 30 inches of course ;) 
     
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    If you have the time and resources you might ask them.

     
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    I wouldn’t get too comfortable. In the event that a HasLabs fails to fund (and I’m a supporter of both so I really hope it succeeds) I would expect a massive boost in recriminations and rage posting. If HasLabs succeeds, expect a bunch of ”I told you so’s” as well. The drama around these two figures is a long way from over.
    The mods had better be on their toes over the next couple of weeks because I can imagine things heating up again.
     
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    LOL you think drama will go away on this site? Drama is the life blood of this forum lol. Either way I'm now just going to sit back with the popcorn and enjoy the show. I 100% prefer Zeta because it isn't a kibbly mess in bot mode. Size means nothing because Unicron will never be in scale and be in his own display space.
     
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    Best case scenario is that the official gets funded and all the official peeps are happy and excited to wait for it's arrival. That way Zeta can quietly go about their business, manufacture Core Star, fill orders and move on.

    If HasLab fails, I assume there will be some backlash and fingerpointing, which would be hell if Zeta then came along said, "Look what we're making!"

    @Starganderfish is right, it could get reeaaal messy.
     
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    My fear as well. We've already seen one artist already taking that approach. Just a matter of a few more to go running again to Hasbro.

    However, seeing we are much closer than we were last week, I suspect, Hasbro will pony up the additional units. With so many goodies being thrown in at this point, they clearly really want it to happen, no matter what.
     
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