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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:46 pm

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:16 pm

Disappointed that the head isn't painted like the cartoon. What's the damn point if the paint apps are the same?

The rest looks nice. I don't know if I'll use this configuration all the time. We'll see.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Sodan-1 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:58 pm

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
Dammit. Bitchin' new gun and vastly improved shoulder articulation all for the low price of 30 bucks??? Tempted. Very, very tempted.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Rated X » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:16 pm

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The new head will be going in my parts box along with the original. Im going for the Crazydevy G1 head. And as good as the new gun looks, why the hell is it black and not purple ??? Am I going to have to buy a gun from Crazydevy too to go with the purple barrel I bought ???

Im confused as to why people are so irked about the new forarms not being intergrated into the other modes. I honestly dont give a damn. On the original G1 Devastator, the purple combiner parts attached to the construction vechicles in stupid ways to make them looked "armed". Everybody just threw them in the parts box back in 1985 so why complain now ??? G1 Bruticus, Abominus, Piranacon, Defensor, Suoerion, Predaking, and Menasor, all had feet, fists, and a head that were "extra parts" too.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Kibble » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:29 pm

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Rated X wrote:And as good as the new gun looks, why the hell is it black and not purple ???


Huh...I didn't even notice the gun was black the first time I looked at these. I just always assumed it would be and didn't really look for it. This is quickly being chalked up as a pass. The head doesn't seem much different, I don't need another rage face, I prefer the tread forearms with the Shapeway set to put NB's blade where it's supposed to go, and the gun isn't purple. Unless I want to paint an extra head myself for a more G1 look, there just doesn't seem to really be any reason to get this anymore. I think someone's gonna need to paint one up and post some pics that sell me...
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Rated X » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:41 pm

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Kibble wrote:
Rated X wrote:And as good as the new gun looks, why the hell is it black and not purple ???


Huh...I didn't even notice the gun was black the first time I looked at these. I just always assumed it would be and didn't really look for it. This is quickly being chalked up as a pass. The head doesn't seem much different, I don't need another rage face, I prefer the tread forearms with the Shapeway set to put NB's blade where it's supposed to go, and the gun isn't purple. Unless I want to paint an extra head myself for a more G1 look, there just doesn't seem to really be any reason to get this anymore. I think someone's gonna need to paint one up and post some pics that sell me...



I never bought anything from Shapeways before. Ordering seems kind of complex. I seen some pretty cool stuff from designers who use it though. My hopes is that TFC might have addressed the concerns of the arm pegs from stripping with the upgrade. Bummed about the gun being black. Especially after remembering that the Crazydevy gun is way too oversized for my taste. Im hoping that company with the new "king tut" heads for Hercules does a proper purple gun.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Sodan-1 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:39 am

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
I'd say the black rifle is TFC's answer to the complaints about the guns that came with the individual figures. Too bad they missed the part where we said it was the red guns we weren't digging.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby feeiq90 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:19 am

Motto: "pew peww peeww~~"
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any news on when this is gonna be released??
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:45 am

End of July - according to RK.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby El Duque » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:31 pm

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TFC Toys have updated their facebook page with package shots of the TFC-007 Rage of the Hercules set. This set allows Exgraver and Neckbreaker's treads to be positioned on the shoulders of Hercules and comes with separate forearms to give a more G1 inspired look. The set also features a new gun, alternate head and face plate, and poster. The set is scheduled to release on August 7th.

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:39 am

c/o blueben of tfw2005

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Sadly.. QC problem again.


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*Note: The issue is that both pegs should be on the same side.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Mkall » Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:57 pm

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daimchoc wrote:Sadly.. QC problem again.


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*Note: The issue is that both pegs should be on the same side.

And now I just cancelled my preorder with BBTS until I learn how widespread this issue is...

since it looks like a molding problem, I may wait for the eventual re-release.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Thu Aug 02, 2012 6:43 pm

It's an assembly issue...


The one on the left shows the pegs on opposite sides, while the left one shows both pegs on the same side. It's the one on the right that has the issue.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby xyl360 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:26 am

Anybody got pics of what it looks like with the shoulder extensions installed while still using the original treads as forearms? That's how I plan to configure mine so I'm just wondering how it will look.
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:50 am

xyl360 wrote:Anybody got pics of what it looks like with the shoulder extensions installed while still using the original treads as forearms? That's how I plan to configure mine so I'm just wondering how it will look.



c/o blueben:


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Also if you want some leg extensions...

c/o TigerBlade of tfw2005

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby El Duque » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:08 am

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Mkall wrote:
daimchoc wrote:Sadly.. QC problem again.


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*Note: The issue is that both pegs should be on the same side.

And now I just cancelled my preorder with BBTS until I learn how widespread this issue is...

since it looks like a molding problem, I may wait for the eventual re-release.


How widespread is this issue?
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:03 am

We don't know as only blueben has reported that so far. I'm hoping to get my set tomorrow, if not by Monday next week. If I get it earlier, I'll post pics. RK just started shipping out stuff on the 29th of July (earliest in the posts that I've seen).
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Rated X » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:45 pm

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Does this peg issue affect anything serious ? Or is it just something petty that nobody will notice ?
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:29 pm

Rated X wrote:Does this peg issue affect anything serious ? Or is it just something petty that nobody will notice ?


The issue is that the arm will only be able to peg on one side, making the arm unstable.


Anyway, here's a video review...

http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDM1MzI2MTk2.html


How do you tag a youku video anyway?
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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby Rated X » Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:10 am

Motto: ""Assumption is the mother of all screw ups.""
Weapon: Saw-Edged Pincer
daimchoc wrote:
Rated X wrote:Does this peg issue affect anything serious ? Or is it just something petty that nobody will notice ?


The issue is that the arm will only be able to peg on one side, making the arm unstable.


Anyway, here's a video review...

http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDM1MzI2MTk2.html


How do you tag a youku video anyway?



Hopefully, that was just a dud. If not, TFC seems to be pretty good at fixing QC issues. They might send the replacement parts to the dealers. I wouldnt worry about TFC. They want to make sure people stay on board for Superion.

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:06 pm

c/o G.I.EDDIE of TFW2005.

G.I.EDDIE wrote:Here's a few pics...unpainted...straight outta the box...

Few things I noticed...

-the sculpting is different on the lower portion of the head than any other sculpting we've seen...

-the visors will swap between faces

-the faces can be swapped between heads

-the new visor is thicker...maybe to help stop breakages

-in person the set looks a lot better...

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Re: TFC -007 Hercules Upgrade

Postby daimchoc » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:50 am

TFC Rage Set and Herc guns.

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