Zeta Toys ZV-02 Core Star / 1Studio Cell (G1 Unicron)

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

  1. Teletran-1

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    No, I didn't get an invoice, I just figured it must be close with all the packaging I'm seeing. It looks like the auto shipping setting (at least for me) is set to "Shipping Method: Show.Z Large Package Method (hold until the pandemic ends)" I didn't really look too closely at what's really available yet though.
     
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  3. octobotimus

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    Good to see he is near, but I am disappointed that they use the lame “please don’t sue us” modes for the box “art”.
     
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    Yeah, why even have box art
     
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  5. Mercutio

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    Wow, will this be a rare 3rd-party figure that actually releases EARLY? That would be a welcome surprise!

    And that's one box I won't be displaying, haha. But I'm mainly concerned with the contents; they can put a picture of a hairdryer on the front if it helps them get it to my door.
     
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    It makes sense, if the head and wings are being shipped separately (as people have reported). You don't want to have a picture of something that isn't actually inside the box - people would go nuts.
     
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  7. Ryuu

    Ryuu It is Looooord!

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    Brown box from haslab.
     
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    Forgot that they played The Crying Game in that scene. Hilarious :lol 
     
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    That's pretty clearly the back of the box.
     
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  10. williammmw

    williammmw MuderPrimus

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    Posted in Wechat. Not sure if it has shipped or not
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    So long as he arrives. Perfect scale for me, at least at this size I can find a shelf for him. I’d hate for Hasbro to get in the way at this stage.
     
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    Oh thank god!! :lol 



    *hears Unicron's theme playing in the distance*
     
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  13. UtahRobotInDisguise

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    Originally was going to release before Chinese New Year... so it’s still the typical late 3p release.none of my contacts are saying they are getting it early, so these might just be promo sample pics. Still, it’s a good sight. Hopefully it means the July/August release is accurate.
     
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    Yep you beat me to it. He was supposed to drop late December/early January but the kerfuffle with Hasbro caused Zeta to “sell” the mold to o1 Studios—as well as set up o1 Studios as a company as it never existed previously.
    But @Mercutio is right that this is still a pretty fast turn around for a 3rd Party. Zeta must have been really far along in production already at the time they made their initial moves and consequently stepped on Hasbro’s toes. I suppose we should be happy about that. If they had been earlier in the prototype or design phase we may never have seen this guy come to fruition.
     
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    I’m seriously hyped for this and it’s a shame too because even if it ships from showz tomorrow it would most likely be a month at least for it to arrive. I have patience, I can wait a month, but it doesn’t mean I have to enjoy waiting.
     
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  16. Ryan F

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    According to the Facebook page of retailer TFS-Express, the head/wings set is already in stock with them.

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    Excited - do TFS send balance invoices out? Not used them much before..
     
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    Paid off my balance with showz, hopefully the preorder price is honoured and I don't get asked for more since the price has now basically doubled lol
     
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    If we stop bringing it up, they won’t be forced to increase it.

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    yes 3p companies force retailers to do that when they see people getting something cheap for a PO)

    As far as any of us know, we all bought him for $400
     
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  20. Sharkysharky

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    Anyone here know how heavy this is supposed to be please? Just weighing up my verious options for shipping