FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS!

Transformers News: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS!

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 9:28PM CST

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El Duque has found that our sponsor, BBTS has posted a preorder link for FansProject's FansProject's Warbot Defender, which bears a VERY similar likeness to G1 Springer, and can transform from a robot, to a helicoptor, to an armoured assault vehicle and back again!

All for a price of $78.99

Click here to order your's today. There is a decent amount of stock, around 950 units left, but do not expect that number to stay for long.

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Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1028991)
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on December 17th, 2009 @ 9:35pm CST
Preordered.

I can't wait, although I just bought a BotCon Springer a few weeks ago, so I'm not quite sure what I'll do with him.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1028992)
Posted by First-Aid on December 17th, 2009 @ 9:36pm CST
El Duque wrote:
Counterpunch wrote:The waiting game sucks. Let's play Hungry Hungry Hippos.


Hells yes! To the Hungry Hungry Hippos that is.


Surprised you didn't suggest Rock Em Sock Em Robots...:-P but I'm down for Hungry Hungry Hippos...or Monopoly...
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1028995)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on December 17th, 2009 @ 9:39pm CST
Are those metal parts on him?
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1028998)
Posted by Geekee1 on December 17th, 2009 @ 9:51pm CST
Mine.

Every time my preorders go to zero something comes out.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1028999)
Posted by El Duque on December 17th, 2009 @ 10:06pm CST
Every time you place a pre-order a seeker gets his wings!
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029000)
Posted by Down_Shift on December 17th, 2009 @ 10:21pm CST
El Duque wrote:Every time you place a pre-order a seeker gets his wings!


Take that Christmas movies!

I pre-ordered 900. Everyone else can suck it.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029006)
Posted by LiKwid on December 17th, 2009 @ 10:40pm CST
lol well i'll p'o the other 36 then :wink:

Hope Defender is a perdy shade o green :mrgreen:
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029008)
Posted by El Duque on December 17th, 2009 @ 10:41pm CST
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:Are those metal parts on him?


Yes, he does include some die-cast parts.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029015)
Posted by Firebird on December 17th, 2009 @ 11:06pm CST
I got my Preorder in

Even with the surprise diecast, Defender is still pretty affordable.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029018)
Posted by Jenus on December 17th, 2009 @ 11:16pm CST
Come on Hot Rod upgrade kit now all we need is you and for TFSource to put up their pre-orders for Springer. =P~
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029020)
Posted by DoubleOScorpio on December 17th, 2009 @ 11:26pm CST
Woo Hoo! I've been looking forward to Spring...err...Defender since the first pics were unveiled at TFCon. One step closer...preordered! Thank you FansProject for what looks to be a sweet addition to my Classics collection.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029037)
Posted by kirbenvost on December 18th, 2009 @ 2:20am CST
$78.99? Man....well, it's preordered. Now I just have to save $100 by April... If it was anyone else but FP, I'd have to seriously think about spending that much, but I have faith it will be high quality.

Why the heck is Defender coming out before Protector anyway?
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Posted by Trikeboy on December 18th, 2009 @ 5:51am CST
I've got him preordered. I forsee all the extra addons that plagued City Commander such as a show accurate head. Where is Protector and those mini Megatron's.?
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029060)
Posted by waaaaghlord on December 18th, 2009 @ 6:52am CST
Razorclaw0000 wrote:I just bought a BotCon Springer a few weeks ago, so I'm not quite sure what I'll do with him.


Since getting U Springer my Botcon Springer has been standing in for Sidetrack alongside Flak (U Overload) and Sunrunner (TRU Wingblade). Just need a military themed repaint of CDRA as Bigshot to complete the Battle Team.

Also got a preorder in. Once this guy's in hand I guess U Springer will be heading over to the Cybertron shelf, and when I get round to grabbing a Cy Evac he'll end up with the Classics toys standing in for Blazemaster alongside Treadshot.

Trikeboy, FP have said that the Matrix and mini Megs were just promotional mock ups and won't be seeing release.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029061)
Posted by CaTZ on December 18th, 2009 @ 6:55am CST
I made this based on FP's previous concept art for Defender

just though I share it here

Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029074)
Posted by Prime Evil on December 18th, 2009 @ 7:52am CST
Yeup. Priced like I thought he'd be. I'll be buying this guy and all his different repaints/incarnations as well.

Now we need more defender pics, or at least a progress report please.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029078)
Posted by Trikeboy on December 18th, 2009 @ 8:12am CST
waaaaghlord wrote:Trikeboy, FP have said that the Matrix and mini Megs were just promotional mock ups and won't be seeing release.


A little bit of me just died. I really wanted them for my classic Starscream. Oh well.
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029091)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on December 18th, 2009 @ 9:07am CST
I want to pre-order but I don't know what my finances will be like in April.. Crap..
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029093)
Posted by Requiem Prime on December 18th, 2009 @ 9:10am CST
Ordered. $80 (far lower than feared) seems to be their magic number. And you know the colors are going to shoot for the art.

Can I get a squeal with glee?
Re: FansProject Defender Pre-order is up @ BBTS! (1029094)
Posted by Starscream6 on December 18th, 2009 @ 9:13am CST
PRE ORDERED!

didnt even have to think twice

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