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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby daimchoc » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:37 pm

Flux Convoy wrote:Yeah, really. I kinda got bummed out about the Energon Ultra Magnus likeness that was shown at TFCon. See I really like the figure it homages and would have liked to have gotten that instead of sort of blindly buying into a Warbot who really didn't homage anyone. I don't dislike what we got. I simply think that if that was the plan all along, why not put that foot forward? I have faith that FPC will do something along the same lines as the City Commander kit they did. That's great. I look forward to it. If they put the mold out in red as Overload, that would be even better IMO. It would be a character I don't already have a Classics homage of. It just sort of feels like we got jerked around to me. Even if that's just my opinion. I really hope everyone is satisfied with theirs.
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That is an add-on to Steelcore... Well, Corer at that point. It's from Venksta.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Motorthing » Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:40 pm

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Still pending....so my crack about 2014 may not be that wide of the mark.......
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby NTESHFT » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:26 pm

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I missed out on this.....is there gonna be another run?
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:46 pm

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headsortails wrote:I missed out on this.....is there gonna be another run?



Venksta wrote:To clear up this confusion about Steel Core's run. They made a big run, more than 800. I would say a couple thousand based on previous releases. Fans Project Core.com secured 800 pieces from that run, to sell early and directly to fans. That means from the original run for Steel Core, there is a lot more units sitting around in a warehouse, waiting to be released.

So in a nutshell, if you missed out, theres more SteelCores to be released either through retailers or Fans Project Core.com. Their probably just waiting for the preorders from FPCore.com to finish shipping out first. So just be patient and you'll get your chance to order it again if you missed out.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby NTESHFT » Sun Aug 12, 2012 3:04 pm

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LOST Cybertronian wrote:
headsortails wrote:I missed out on this.....is there gonna be another run?



Venksta wrote:To clear up this confusion about Steel Core's run. They made a big run, more than 800. I would say a couple thousand based on previous releases. Fans Project Core.com secured 800 pieces from that run, to sell early and directly to fans. That means from the original run for Steel Core, there is a lot more units sitting around in a warehouse, waiting to be released.

So in a nutshell, if you missed out, theres more SteelCores to be released either through retailers or Fans Project Core.com. Their probably just waiting for the preorders from FPCore.com to finish shipping out first. So just be patient and you'll get your chance to order it again if you missed out.



Sorry if I missed that post............I don't have all the time in the world to sit and read everything....
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:14 pm

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headsortails wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:
headsortails wrote:I missed out on this.....is there gonna be another run?



Venksta wrote:To clear up this confusion about Steel Core's run. They made a big run, more than 800. I would say a couple thousand based on previous releases. Fans Project Core.com secured 800 pieces from that run, to sell early and directly to fans. That means from the original run for Steel Core, there is a lot more units sitting around in a warehouse, waiting to be released.

So in a nutshell, if you missed out, theres more SteelCores to be released either through retailers or Fans Project Core.com. Their probably just waiting for the preorders from FPCore.com to finish shipping out first. So just be patient and you'll get your chance to order it again if you missed out.



Sorry if I missed that post............I don't have all the time in the world to sit and read everything....


No worries, just too lazy to type up my own response when that one pretty much said it all.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby LiKwid » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:15 pm

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headsortails wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:
headsortails wrote:I missed out on this.....is there gonna be another run?



Venksta wrote:To clear up this confusion about Steel Core's run. They made a big run, more than 800. I would say a couple thousand based on previous releases. Fans Project Core.com secured 800 pieces from that run, to sell early and directly to fans. That means from the original run for Steel Core, there is a lot more units sitting around in a warehouse, waiting to be released.

So in a nutshell, if you missed out, theres more SteelCores to be released either through retailers or Fans Project Core.com. Their probably just waiting for the preorders from FPCore.com to finish shipping out first. So just be patient and you'll get your chance to order it again if you missed out.



Sorry if I missed that post............I don't have all the time in the world to sit and read everything....


No worries, just too lazy to type up my own response when that one pretty much said it all.


Seemed to me like LC was trying to help you out by answering your question. They'll more than likely release this later on but the price might be slightly higher since it will be sold by the distributors ( BBTS, Rkingdom Tfsource)
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Ruthless Cynic » Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:23 pm

I was shorted two figures, did anyone else have their shipment split up? I emailed them and am hoping they will be arriving soon as I did a group buy. Thanks!
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Ruthless Cynic » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:52 am

It has been over a week without any response to my email. surely I cannot be alone in this?
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby daimchoc » Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:31 pm

Not sure why these haven't been posted here...




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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Ruthless Cynic » Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:33 am

So two weeks with no reply to repeated emails, I am missing two Warbots. Does anyone on the board know how to contact them? I am beyond frustrated and am not the only one who this has happened to.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby ZenPrime » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:16 am

Order #443 received 3 weeks ago, no tracking info provided by FansProject Core. Already sold my extra one to recoup the cost of the one I'm keeping.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby roBROmanceFTW » Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:11 pm

Weapon: Sword of Fury


I'm not surprised, although the seller is a little late to hop on to the scalpel bandwagon. People were buying them for ridiculous prices on eBay within the first week after Fansproject Core shipped them out.

On that note, anyone want to sell me theirs for a reasonable ($100) amount??? Otherwise, I can TOTALLY wait for the second run.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Ruthless Cynic » Sat Sep 01, 2012 1:48 pm

Still no response from FPC this is ridiculous.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Motorthing » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:36 am

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Order still pending.

At this rate whatever the second run is going to be with etailers I should just have waited to pick one up from BBTS.

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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Motorthing » Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:30 pm

Motto: "I've said it before and I'll say it again....Freedom's fine as long as you have a Honkin' Big Gun pointing at the Bad Guys"
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And on the unhappy/happy note wonder of wonders a note from Postie (on a sunday?) demanding £22 in Customs fees/extortion/ransom for my Steelcore...which still shows as "pending" on the FPC orders page.

So....nearly there.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby craggy » Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:45 pm

Motorthing wrote:And on the unhappy/happy note wonder of wonders a note from Postie (on a sunday?) demanding £22 in Customs fees/extortion/ransom for my Steelcore...which still shows as "pending" on the FPC orders page.

So....nearly there.

and here I thought it was iGear that gave collectors the Shafter?

so...you paid the FPC "get it right up ya" combined shipping price, for one figure, not 3 like they were wanting you to, and charging you for...and then you get stung with customs charges as well? :-(

oh well...look on the bright side, at least he looks like an awesome figure.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby RodimalToyota » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:45 pm

I sincerely hope your not blaming FPC for customs charges,
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby daimchoc » Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:01 am

RodimalToyota wrote:I sincerely hope your not blaming FPC for customs charges,
Because that would be ludicrous.



I don't think that's the deal, but rather what FPC had declared. Some folks have had to deal with SC's price + shipping as the total declared price instead of just the price of the figure. So, basically that $70USD + $50 is what's being taxed, instead of just $70. So, yes, it is FPC's error.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby craggy » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:43 pm

daimchoc wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:I sincerely hope your not blaming FPC for customs charges,
Because that would be ludicrous.



I don't think that's the deal, but rather what FPC had declared. Some folks have had to deal with SC's price + shipping as the total declared price instead of just the price of the figure. So, basically that $70USD + $50 is what's being taxed, instead of just $70. So, yes, it is FPC's error.

yeah, exactly what I meant. The shipping is already ludicrous, and if the total is the price they've put on the box, they're the reason for the customs fees being higher than they should. Steel Core looks pretty great, and I could really do with a couple more super posable, more generic looking TFs in my collection, but am glad I dodged the bullet on this one.
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby Motorthing » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:13 pm

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If the point was aimed at me...no, I wasn't blaming FPC for me being picked on by HMRC (again) but while we are on that general area, the postage shouldn't form part of the declared value ....so I got extra screwed somewhere and FPC spent $39 of my $49 on the postage....what was the other $10 for. The box or the extra time wasted on hanging around in a warehouse after it took so long to dispatch. Rent?

Anyway....he's a very cool bot, very poseable and with the current FOC vibe fits in very well with bulking the sparse Autobot roster out as a Red shirt for the background.

When is Assaulter SUPPOSED to come out? Haven't seen a pe-order anywhere yet....
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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby RodimalToyota » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:20 pm

Motorthing wrote:If the point was aimed at me...no, I wasn't blaming FPC for me being picked on by HMRC (again) but while we are on that general area, the postage shouldn't form part of the declared value ....so I got extra screwed somewhere and FPC spent $39 of my $49 on the postage....what was the other $10 for. The box or the extra time wasted on hanging around in a warehouse after it took so long to dispatch. Rent?

Anyway....he's a very cool bot, very poseable and with the current FOC vibe fits in very well with bulking the sparse Autobot roster out as a Red shirt for the background.

When is Assaulter SUPPOSED to come out? Haven't seen a pe-order anywhere yet....



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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby daimchoc » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:52 am

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Re: FansProject Warbot 002 - Steelcore Heartmaster

Postby daimchoc » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:10 am

With just some paint applied to the impact edge. I'm really liking this weapon.

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