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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby RodimalToyota » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:16 am

Kibble wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:How is responding to a wise ass after I made it clear this thread shouldn't turn into a pissing match about shipping and Fans Project Bandwagon gossiping Trolling?


Assuming I'm the wise-ass, most of your post made no sense, hence the response. You're welcome to PM if you'd like to discuss further.

On topic:

robotmel wrote:Back on topic, does anyone know if these are still available for pre-order? Whats the current order number?


Last number I saw reported was order 772...



I'm over it, I was having a case of the Mondays, on a tuesday.
My apologies for the rambling.



and 772 is impressive in that amount of time.
I'm starting to wonder if there will be only one repaint.
also, I'm betting the price will stay high, since these parts are all molded in different colored plastics, instead of painting.
In this case repaint may not mean cheaper.
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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby craggy » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:59 am

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Dead Metal wrote:What I want to know is if this exclusive pre-order version is different from the standard release, or if the exclusive here is simply to have it before the regular release comes out?

From what I understand this paint job is the exclusive & a red & blue primary paint scheme will be the general release version.

has this actually been confirmed, or at least strongly rumoured by anyone with credibility? Whilst I get the Powermaster Prime comparisons, if that's the case, and this is the only chance to get this colour scheme...:(

If I get another Optimus, especially at that price, I'll hunt down the Henkei. PM OP was only really good for his battle station mode. I'll pass on a mini-Powermaster War Within Prime, but would have this new generic Transformer dude.
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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby Venksta » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:33 pm

Forgotten wrote:From what I understand this paint job is the exclusive & a red & blue primary paint scheme will be the general release version.



I have no idea where or how you got this idea. Its the first I've even heard of a repaint. If the group has planned one, it wouldn't be released for over a year at this point. The colors shown for Steel Core are the main colors, and there isn't another recolored main release planned at this time.


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Sodan-1 wrote:Didn't Venksta say that FansProject Core isn't run by FansProject themselves, like someone's offered to be their voice? There's a noticable improvement in grammar from FansProject.com to FansProjectCore.com.

I never said FansProject Core is run by a separate group, anywhere online. FansProject is very hands on with what goes on with FansProject Core. However, to make things run smoothly, FansProject Core is considered a separate entity from FansProject. This is needed to get things rolling once future features on the website are revealed and become active. The people that run the website and service aren't the same designers and guys dealing with the production of the toys. But they are very involved with the way things go on the Core website.

Apologies. I misunderstood. In my defense it was some time ago that you said that. Sorry. But the email Dead Metal got back from FPC does kind of disagree with what you're saying.

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I read the email Dead Metal got. Theres no contradiction. They were simply comparing to how the distribution for Steel Core works, compared to distributors and retailers FansProject deals with. The main keyword in there was "think". Obviously the group is not going to respond back in the email the full details of how exactly Fansproject Core works. The best they'll do is give an easy explanation as not everyone understands the inner workings for something like this.

Anyways, for anyone still thinking Fansproject Core is just a separate group, with some sort of license. FansProject would not bother releasing a new figure through a group, with just 800 pieces. Thats a big loss financially, and no one makes money. Plus, we should have seen a price tag of $100+ before shipping for Steel Core. The fact the pricing is less than what a retailer will be charging off the bat, even at $79.99 price tag, shows FansProject is definitely a big part of FansProject Core.
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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby El Duque » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:12 pm

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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby wilcosu35 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 1:07 am

that Steelcore figure looks good. i was doing a pre-order on the website, until i saw the shipping charge.
50 dollars shipping for a 70 dollar figure? that's just ridiculous. i'll wait 'till he's out and see if i can find him somewhere cheaper
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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby SmokeStack » Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:53 pm

I'm not sure what number everyone is going by to see what number figure they ordered, but if it is the order number, then they are doing more than 800. I just ordered one the other day(I didn't even know that this was up for preorder and I have been apart of the FansProject Core for over a year now and received no email or anything on it), and my order number was 863.
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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby LiKwid » Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:29 pm

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SmokeStack wrote:I'm not sure what number everyone is going by to see what number figure they ordered, but if it is the order number, then they are doing more than 800. I just ordered one the other day(I didn't even know that this was up for preorder and I have been apart of the FansProject Core for over a year now and received no email or anything on it), and my order number was 863.


I saw that the other day..My first order was 126 but i was gonna pick another 1 up and i got #844..maybe cancellations and the # doesnt reset?
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Re: Fans Project Steelcore up for Pre-order

Postby zodconvoy » Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:52 pm

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LiKwid wrote:
SmokeStack wrote:I'm not sure what number everyone is going by to see what number figure they ordered, but if it is the order number, then they are doing more than 800. I just ordered one the other day(I didn't even know that this was up for preorder and I have been apart of the FansProject Core for over a year now and received no email or anything on it), and my order number was 863.


I saw that the other day..My first order was 126 but i was gonna pick another 1 up and i got #844..maybe cancellations and the # doesnt reset?


Well, my unpaid for order number was 227 so that's probably what it is. They said that doing that does not reserve or guarantee getting one. It seems order number doesn't matter, what matters is who pays first.
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