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

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

  1. RickyLeeSTF

    RickyLeeSTF Copper Age Collector

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    My slow boat Unicron arrives tomorrow from Show Z. Exactly 30 days from shipping notification. Can’t wait!
     
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  2. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Not Pessimus Prime

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    Must be nice. I know mine left LA, but that's about it.
     
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    It's because the acquired newgistics. That's the actual subsidiary that does the logistics. They're terrible and let stuff sit in a facility for weeks before moving and they'll often scan an item into the same place multiple times or send them the opposite way across the country. The post office usually doesn't receive the package from them until it hits your city.
     
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  4. TFXProtector

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    Oh, crap... It said my EE Order was sent Newgistics, originally. Fook.
     
  5. TRANZ4MR

    TRANZ4MR General Thud

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    OUT FOR DELIVERY!!!
    (& I'M WORKING FROM HOME TO :music :rock  IT!)
     
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  6. foobot333

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    USPS delivery expected today as well from Showz. Showz estimated roughly 1 month. I expected boat shipment to be 1 month. And it has been... 1 month.
     
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  7. TRANZ4MR

    TRANZ4MR General Thud

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    C1D4BE51-A384-40BD-849A-5C5A329770A3.jpeg

    FINALLY!
    Time to open this bad boy up!
     
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  8. Banatine

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    So, my Dude just arrived a few hours ago and I am thoroughly impressed! As a legends collector he will be the centre point of my collection for a long time :) 

    here is a pic of him with Maketoy’s Thunder Manus, and a Space Marine for scale:
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    Also, I noticed he had slots in his hands to potentially tab weapons into, but I didn’t have anything that fit perfectly into it... except for this!

    [​IMG]
     
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  9. PernStar

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    Gorira Jr., how could you? :p 
     
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  10. alzula

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    Those slots are actually so he can make a fist with super pointy fingers (which is needed for transformation.
     
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  11. ib4cx3pt

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    that delivery guy is really taking the mask thing seriously.
     
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  12. AndreyOfDoom

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    Same! Ordered him late. Over a week ago and they haven't shipped him out. Told me about a shipping issue they're waiting to sort and that I should keep waiting. I'm impatient I want him soon!!!
     
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  13. Craigmcgowan1984

    Craigmcgowan1984 Devastatingly handsome

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    Had him pre-ordered since before price hike and still I have to wait. It's a shame he's meant to be my birthday present only a month to go haha
     
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  14. Hoffman

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    Non-US eBay buyers who have experienced the Global Shipping Program have known for years that PB sucks.
     
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  15. Sponge

    Sponge Herald of Unicron

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    PB also sucks for US domestic shipping, had an order from EE go through them, took over 3 weeks
     
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  16. MysticFortune

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    Expected delivery date says between today and Monday. Today's not looking good...
     
  17. edstuff

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    I've come to the realization that my best bet is to wait for November or whenever the second wave of these comes around. I just don't have 400 bucks right now.
    So to you fans I want your advice. I have a lil bit of money and I can get a cheaper figure.
    Either Gabriel or earthrise Scorponok
    which do you recommend? I already know which one I'm leaning towards but I'm a newbie to this hobby so I wanna hear from the pros
     
  18. 4249david

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    MP collection? Gabriel. I'm in for the reissue as he's objectively the best Omega Supreme. I've watched a lot of comparisons and standalone reviews and he's toon accurate and more stable than FT's.

    Mainline collection? Titan Scorps. Really good G1 homage, and gives me feels from the one big and expensive figure I had as a kid.

    Bit of anything? I think you have to go Scorps again. If you don't want Seige Omega, which is big enough if you aren't tied to 20 inch combiners etc. then the character isn't the driver and Gabriel will only scratch a toon accurate itch.

    :2c:  YMMV.
     
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  19. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    Do you have or plan to get either of their rivals? Like a Devastator or Fort Max? If you only have one or the other, I would lean that route... if you have both already, I would say Scorponok... I don’t even collect much of the in store figures anymore and even I’m intrigued by him :) 

    I also agree about MP = Gabriel, Mainline = Scorponok
     
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  20. edstuff

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    I should point out I really don't have too much of ANY transformers.
    I'm leaning towards Gabriel and I should probably explain why. He was always that figure I wanted as a kid but couldn't get because, well, I was the poor kid.
    I remember coming back from Christmas break and all the kids were doing show and tell and one of my friends busted out Omega.
    Then he made it walk. I fell in love with it. I do own a used G1 of Omega Supreme and have him displayed.
    Scorponok was a different story. My younger step-brother had him. I always liked it and thought it was really cool. BUT, was never really envious of him for it.
    But I wanted to see what you guys's opinions was as you know a lot more about these figures than I do.