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

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

  1. VulpineX

    VulpineX Well-Known Member

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    I took the plunge and transformed Unicron into planet mode and replaced the orange parts with the blue ones. I used @Mykltron's video, which is great.

    Only thing is I pulled off the big horns (f'naar f'naar) and can not get them back on. Has anybody else done the same? What did you do to reattatch them?

    (f'naar f'naar) is a catchphrase used by Finbarr Saunders (and his double entendres), in a funny adult comic in the UK called Viz.
     
  2. Mentasm

    Mentasm I check in, but I don't check out.

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    One of mine came off accidentally and it's just a case of carefully popping it back onto the little raised pieces either side of the cavity. Takes a little patience, but there's no real trick to it.
     
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  3. edstuff

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    Do we know what the total NEW preorder price will be from ShowZ?
     
  4. Red2

    Red2 " ... and so the story goes ... " TFW2005 Supporter

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    How much and where?

    Show.Z has "price unknown" at the moment. Maybe it'll be cheaper? Is it possible the vendors would charge more since they did after the initial pre-orders?
     
  5. McGiggles IV

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    In the item description, Show.z says in red text that the price of the second run will be lower than the first run.
     
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  6. Red2

    Red2 " ... and so the story goes ... " TFW2005 Supporter

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    Oh!
     
  7. Snaku

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    ShowZ indicated at one point that they had sold through their pre-order allocation so they needed to get more of the figure to meet demand. By the time they went to place that extra order, the price had gone up. It kind of sounded like they had to source them through alternate channels or something so maybe there was some sort of middleman markup in there? I'm not really sure: he speaks English fairly well but sometimes it seems like things get lost in translation and it's hard to tell exactly what he's saying, but the gist of it is that somehow the latter part of their stock cost more than the earlier part. If they're expecting the reissue to be cheaper then I would guess they don't anticipate whatever issue caused the price to be higher the first time around to repeat itself.
     
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  8. 4249david

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    There's definitely a £50 (I think, possibly 40) reduction in price at the TFs-Express UK site.
     
  9. Tyson Clement

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    Anyone with an expected delivery of today have any updates? Mine had the 7/20 expected date but still hasnt had any updates since the 15th. No notification that usps has received it, no out for delivery. Not looking good.
     
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  10. Devastator Zero

    Devastator Zero Smirker!

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    I got mine on Friday, and it looks amazing! Definitely made a bad day better.
    Started transforming it on Saturday. Yes, those instructions are terrible. I wasn't at my computer, so I couldn't watch a video for it. Eventually figured out what is supposed to happen.
    But those hip ratchets! I hate them. Way too stiff on mine to actually get the legs into position for planet mode. The mid thigh hinge is too loose on mine as well. So the closest it got to planet mode is "exploding Alderaan". Back to robot mode it went.
     
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  11. TranslucentBag

    TranslucentBag Definitively "Graph Guy"

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    Shipping update!
    While I likely won’t be getting Unicron today as per the PB website, my tracking has been updated to show that he’s made to Monroe Township, NJ. It took him 5 days but he is now on the East Coast!
     
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  12. porkchop123

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    Same here!
     
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  13. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Not Pessimus Prime

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    My estimated delivery date got moved from the 20th to the 23rd. My last update was the 18th, where it left Indiana. Should have been a straight 6-hour sit down the highway to Pittsburgh, so who knows where is actually at.
     
  14. Nuclearcrunch

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    I just wonder if Arblus would be shocked at how excited we are for Unicron to arrive. Not a long wait now and I’m incredibly excited!

    my estimation is about a week or two
     
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  15. UtahRobotInDisguise

    UtahRobotInDisguise Herald of Utahcron

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    "Arblus, look! It's Unicron!"
    "I wanna take a picture with him!"
    "Me too! Me too!"
    "Yay! Took him forever to arrive!"
    "Let's get our welcoming posters..."
    "Wait, is he eating our planet?"
    "Looks like it... AAAAARRRG!!!! GET TO THE SHIPS!"
    "It's our only cha.... >><< ACK!"
     
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  16. Mykltron

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    £35. It was £265 before.
     
  17. Nuclearcrunch

    Nuclearcrunch Well-Known Member

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    HAHAHAHA 100% accurate
     
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  18. 4249david

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    Oh, thought it was £270 or even higher... still $50 or so for people to think about
     
  19. Mykltron

    Mykltron Well-Known Member

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    Yep, you're right, it was £270.
     
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  20. Freakencreeper1

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    Yeah mine is supposed to be delivered "tommorrow" but hasnt even left indiana so....yeah
     
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