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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby MGrotusque » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:19 pm

Shouldn't Barrage be called Blockade and ChopShop called Teardown? Seems ass backwards too me the way FP named em. At least Plunder makes sense. They probably did it just too drive me nuts. :BANG_HEAD:

Oh well.....lookin forward to gettin mine.
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby NOS » Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:24 am

Thrilled to hear they come with an extra set of weapons for the Ninsecticons.

It's the little things like that which truly make them shine over other 3rds.
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Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:40 am

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Mine has not shipped yet. That sucks.
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby DevastaTTor » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:23 am

Damn it's hard to resist these!!! I may cave before long; they're too awesome!
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:52 pm

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Just got an E-mail from tfsource. My deluxe Insecticons have shipped. :D
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby gothsaurus » Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:05 pm

Anyone have comparison shots yet? I'd love to see how they compare with the old G1 versions.

Also hoping they put out the fourth missing deluxe insecticon, and a ret-con G1 colored version. I'd be all over that like bugs on a wheat field.... that is tasty, but a little heavy on the electrons.

Oh. I can confirm the bonus black weapons as well. Huge props for that. The bots look fantastic in person. Really, I think these guys outshine the G1 version. They're more spot on to those molds.

I think with revised pincers, wings, heads... the others could be improved immensely. I hope FansProject or someone makes some chrome, G1 style accessories.
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby Rated X » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:39 am

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gothsaurus wrote:Anyone have comparison shots yet? I'd love to see how they compare with the old G1 versions.

Also hoping they put out the fourth missing deluxe insecticon, and a ret-con G1 colored version. I'd be all over that like bugs on a wheat field.... that is tasty, but a little heavy on the electrons.

Oh. I can confirm the bonus black weapons as well. Huge props for that. The bots look fantastic in person. Really, I think these guys outshine the G1 version. They're more spot on to those molds.

I think with revised pincers, wings, heads... the others could be improved immensely. I hope FansProject or someone makes some chrome, G1 style accessories.


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Heres some comparison shots for robot mode. I havent transformed them yet. I gotta study the reviews since it's been a while. Also if they dont want to design a new mold for Venom, they can use the Kickback/Ransack mold to do a retool/repaint and it would probally work.
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby gothsaurus » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:06 am

Thanks for the comparison shots! I have no clue where my G1 ones are.

While the robot mode passes okay for Venom, the robot mode is completely different. I'd totally rather have a new mold.

I think knowing everyone would want to complete the set, and with obvious black/purple repaint value, they're safe in knowing it would sell well enough to warrant developing one.

Like you guys, I'm sure everyone else is hoping for a set of gray/silver pincers and accessories. (ie. repaints of the ones that came with the repaint set.)

Those two changes to the Bombshell and Shrapnel mold make a huge step making it more G1. That and some silver wings for kickback, and we're nearly there. Heh.
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:50 am

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I'd be so down with a Venom it isn't even funny.
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby gothsaurus » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:58 am

You could do a Venom color version, a G1 bug color... plus a third retool with a new head as G1 Waspinator!
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:44 pm

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gothsaurus wrote:You could do a Venom color version, a G1 bug color... plus a third retool with a new head as G1 Waspinator!


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Postby Banjo-Tron » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:35 am

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For any fellow brits these are now available on Kapow for those who do not wish to play 'customs roulette':

http://www.kapowtoys.co.uk/fansproject-causality-armored-battalion-p-6175.html
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Postby Trikeboy » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:24 am

My set just arrived today and they are so great. I think they are better than the original black and purple paint schemes. The Kickback mold would have worked as Venom. I hope they make him to finish the set.
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Postby Banjo-Tron » Mon May 27, 2013 12:55 pm

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
I ordered these over 5 months ago and they havent arrived, Kapow said that they havent heard anything from fansproject regarding them. is anyone else waiting on these guys still?
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby gothsaurus » Tue May 28, 2013 7:37 am

mine came around Christmas. :-(
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Re: FansProject Deluxe Insecticons - Armored Battallion @ TFSource Exclusive

Postby Rated X » Tue May 28, 2013 7:47 am

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Banjo-Tron wrote:I ordered these over 5 months ago and they havent arrived, Kapow said that they havent heard anything from fansproject regarding them. is anyone else waiting on these guys still?



Mine came at Christmas also. Since they were a TFSource exclusive, you should just purchase them directly. It's not too late to cancel your order from Kapow and buy em at TF Source. Theyre still in stock.

http://tfsource.com/fansproject/fp-dx-a ... alion-set/
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