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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby bfett88 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:37 pm

Got it today and love it!!! I was skeptical when I first saw it but I am glad that I got it!!!!

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Re: Fansproject Function X

Postby Cyber Bishop » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:57 pm

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Just been browsing Chimungmung.com and saw the mark up on this just released figure, Tony wants $120 before shipping costs are added! Jeebus! :shock:
Shipped to the U.K. would put him around the £90/£95 mark! For a Deluxe!

Am I right in saying this was at $50 with a $20 donation via the seller plus whatever on to for shipping?


Since Chimungmung wasn't one of the e-tailers teamed up with FP for the holidays (BBTS, TFSource, A3U) for the limited release, I would imagine the mark-up is due to having purchased from one of the others and capitalizing on Code not having a second release yet. Just save your cash for the inevitable larger run for this figure, if Steelcore was any indication it'll be out in under 4 months.


Damn... 4 months...
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby datguy86 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:50 am

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I got mine yesterday as well. While I'm not keen on some of the thinner plastic used, this is a still a very well-designed figure - so much he's now one of favorite toys. My wife absolutely found the headmaster gimmick adorable.

And while I appreciate the ability to peg the little dude into the car, it reminds me of the phrase "sit on it!" :lol:
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Autobot032 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:06 pm

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datguy86 wrote:I got mine yesterday as well. While I'm not keen on some of the thinner plastic used, this is a still a very well-designed figure - so much he's now one of favorite toys. My wife absolutely found the headmaster gimmick adorable.

And while I appreciate the ability to peg the little dude into the car, it reminds me of the phrase "sit on it!" :lol:


Thinner plastic? Where?
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby datguy86 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:21 pm

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The hood and it's flip down grill. The plastic is very thin and had me on edge. The panels on the legs where the tabs slide in also worried me.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:25 pm

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datguy86 wrote:The hood and it's flip down grill. The plastic is very thin and had me on edge. The panels on the legs where the tabs slide in also worried me.

Are you talking about on the bottom side of the car? I'm worried about that too. Also, the cockpit opening on mine is a bit weird. I think I might have to shave the bottom corners. I'm not sure if the cockpit edges were intended to go inside the leg pieces in car mode, but there is some resistence and scratching on the leg pieces. I think a quick rounding of the corners will help.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby datguy86 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:47 pm

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Agamemnon wrote:
datguy86 wrote:The hood and it's flip down grill. The plastic is very thin and had me on edge. The panels on the legs where the tabs slide in also worried me.

Are you talking about on the bottom side of the car? I'm worried about that too. Also, the cockpit opening on mine is a bit weird. I think I might have to shave the bottom corners. I'm not sure if the cockpit edges were intended to go inside the leg pieces in car mode, but there is some resistence and scratching on the leg pieces. I think a quick rounding of the corners will help.


I wound up tabbing the legs in last in order to close the cockpit. It looks like pressing down to hard caused some stress marks to show on the cockpit hinge. Just the sides of and not the whole thing, thankfully.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:37 pm

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Got him today. I had a slight problem with the right leg during transformation and the bending. Other than that great toy. Doesn't hurt Chromedome was the only Headmaster I owned. ;)
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby kirbenvost » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:16 pm

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bfett88 wrote:Got it today and love it!!! I was skeptical when I first saw it but I am glad that I got it!!!!

Here are a few pics:

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Looks pretty great with all the 3rd Party figures together. I think I want Chromedome but I'll have to wait for a wider release. Unfortunately those pics confirm my suspicion that PE Arcee doesn't quite fit in with the rest.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby craggy » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:27 pm

Yeah I was up for PE Arcee (and still, it looks pretty great) but more than anything it's just that she's so darn bright. the cartoon Arcee definitely wasn't nearly as neon. more of a pastel pink, or at least just a bubblegum shade. hey, i still have dreams that hasbro will do a car one again in a less animated style and the right colours.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:44 pm

I find PE Arcee is really tempting, actually. But I already have Delicate Warrior (and Impossible Toy's take AND animates, AND Energon) so I keep finding better things to spend $$$ on.

I got Code a week ago. It's kinda weird, I love his engineering, but the colos all look really bland and the head isn't quite right (which is as usual for FP, really). Still, overall I have no regrets with the guy.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Rated X » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:56 pm

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craggy wrote:Yeah I was up for PE Arcee (and still, it looks pretty great) but more than anything it's just that she's so darn bright. the cartoon Arcee definitely wasn't nearly as neon. more of a pastel pink, or at least just a bubblegum shade. hey, i still have dreams that hasbro will do a car one again in a less animated style and the right colours.



I wouldnt touch that pink version of PE Arcee but the blue version makes a great Chromia. Transformation is way too complex though. Even with youtube videos, I couldnt get it and gave up. Been in robot mode ever since.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Flux Convoy » Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:05 pm

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Just got mine. He's pretty freaking sweet. The transformation is simple but brilliant. Nothing required force. Paint, as always, is flawless. He was money gladly spent. I have my fingers crossed they release a more accurate head later on. If not, I can live with it.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby craggy » Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:47 pm

Flux Convoy wrote:Just got mine. He's pretty freaking sweet. The transformation is simple but brilliant. Nothing required force. Paint, as always, is flawless. He was money gladly spent. I have my fingers crossed they release a more accurate head later on. If not, I can live with it.
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I'd not be surprrised at an eventual rerelease having a different coloured head, with luck they'd put one out cheap for us with the first version, but as it is, it's still real nice.
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Rated X » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:37 pm

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craggy wrote:
Flux Convoy wrote:Just got mine. He's pretty freaking sweet. The transformation is simple but brilliant. Nothing required force. Paint, as always, is flawless. He was money gladly spent. I have my fingers crossed they release a more accurate head later on. If not, I can live with it.
:BOT:

I'd not be surprrised at an eventual rerelease having a different coloured head, with luck they'd put one out cheap for us with the first version, but as it is, it's still real nice.



I would like to pay a little less and just get the head ! ;)
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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

Postby Mkall » Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:06 pm

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Re: Fansproject Function X - Code (Chromedome)

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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby craggy » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:32 pm

it's a shame this head isn't the same size as a robot as the earlier FP ones, but, it means we get a proportionate head, so I'm ok with it.
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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby CADimusPrimus » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:44 pm

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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby Agamemnon » Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:47 pm

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Aaannnnnnnddddd......it looks like it sold out again.
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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby Arctorro » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:46 pm

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Agamemnon wrote:Aaannnnnnnddddd......it looks like it sold out again.

That was quick :shock: Glad I got him the first time round.
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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby Agamemnon » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:17 pm

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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby Stormrider » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:54 pm

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And he is sold out again.
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Re: Fansproject Function X-01 Code - Chromedome

Postby necr0blivion » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:03 am

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I don't get it. Take preorders for at least a month and then base the run off of that. Why can't enough people preorder this guy? :BANG_HEAD:
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