iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Stormrider » Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:50 pm

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RodimalToyota wrote:
Stormrider wrote:I don't understand why people are not impressed with the paint apps. Can you elaborate more? They look pretty good to me, but perhaps I am missing something.


I've had these on pre-order since day one, and I love the Mold's and the accessories and everything. But the colors are glaringly bland. Much more unappealing is the lack of details, for the money I'd expect just more detail, not so much plain red.

I'd rather have more paint app's then accessories.


I always found their alt modes boring. It's hard to get around the fact that the alt modes and paint schemes don't possess as much detail compared to other figures and they're not that interesting (if you stay true to the G1 version). I feel they did a pretty good job adding detail to the bot modes such as the forearms, legs, and abdomen (which is more noticeable on Ratchet).

The thing I am most worried about is QC. I don't want to have parts falling off, breaking, or not fitting together. But then again, that didn't stop the Ark playset from selling out.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby RodimalToyota » Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:46 pm

Stormrider wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:
Stormrider wrote:I don't understand why people are not impressed with the paint apps. Can you elaborate more? They look pretty good to me, but perhaps I am missing something.


I've had these on pre-order since day one, and I love the Mold's and the accessories and everything. But the colors are glaringly bland. Much more unappealing is the lack of details, for the money I'd expect just more detail, not so much plain red.

I'd rather have more paint app's then accessories.


I always found their alt modes boring. It's hard to get around the fact that the alt modes and paint schemes don't possess as much detail compared to other figures and they're not that interesting (if you stay true to the G1 version). I feel they did a pretty good job adding detail to the bot modes such as the forearms, legs, and abdomen (which is more noticeable on Ratchet).

The thing I am most worried about is QC. I don't want to have parts falling off, breaking, or not fitting together. But then again, that didn't stop the Ark playset from selling out.



I agree with what you said, I just don't agree with a 129$ price tag.
If these were $89.99, I'd be willing to accept it and purchase both.
but this is 40$ more then MP Sideswipe, which is a high quality licensed product. This is a unknown quality and a questionable success rate with iGear product. Maybe after a few reviews, but still.. 130$.. it's too much IMO
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby craggy » Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:29 pm

I got the iGear MiniWarrior Rager aka Huffer and he's really nice, quality wise. Also have the Kup heads which were spot on, but yeah, this is a whole other level. Still, I remain positive.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Blasphemous Prime » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:16 pm

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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Stormrider » Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:30 pm

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I have both of these pre-ordered at BBTS. I am on the fence whether or not to delete the pre-order and wait for the reviews and risk these selling out. Or, keep them and hope there aren't any defects.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Kibble » Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:58 pm

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Stormrider wrote:I have both of these pre-ordered at BBTS. I am on the fence whether or not to delete the pre-order and wait for the reviews and risk these selling out. Or, keep them and hope there aren't any defects.

So keep the order and keep them in your POL till the reviews are in. If they aren't to your liking, cancel the order for store credit...
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby daimchoc » Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:22 am

Note that with BBTS POL, there's now a cancellation fee involved.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby rpetras » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:04 am

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daimchoc wrote:Note that with BBTS POL, there's now a cancellation fee involved.



I don't see that in the rules:

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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Kibble » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:55 am

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daimchoc wrote:Note that with BBTS POL, there's now a cancellation fee involved.


What is the BBTS cancellation policy?
Products may be cancelled within 15 days of product purchase. This date is based on each individual product's purchase date, not the date of order placement or payment. No cancellations will be acepted after 15 days of the product purchase. This policy applies only to items that have not yet shipped.

By the time they drop in your POL at BBTS, there should be plenty of reviews by two weeks later.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Stormrider » Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:32 pm

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Kibble wrote:
daimchoc wrote:Note that with BBTS POL, there's now a cancellation fee involved.


What is the BBTS cancellation policy?
Products may be cancelled within 15 days of product purchase. This date is based on each individual product's purchase date, not the date of order placement or payment. No cancellations will be acepted after 15 days of the product purchase. This policy applies only to items that have not yet shipped.

By the time they drop in your POL at BBTS, there should be plenty of reviews by two weeks later.



Thanks. I have been shopping there for a few years and never knew about the cancellation or policies. I appreciate it.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby daimchoc » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:44 am

Only available items that have been in the POL... is what I'm talking about...

Hi -----, I have canceled those items from your POL and you have been refunded in store credit. In the future, there is a fee to cancel any items older than 15 days from a POL.



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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Cyber Bishop » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:59 pm

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Damn it.. I wish I had the extra cash for these guys..
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby Kibble » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:22 am

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Cyber Bishop wrote:Damn it.. I wish I had the extra cash for these guys..


I think we're calling it dosh these days...or so I'm told. The one nice thing about pre-ordering these bastards a year ago, I had the 'dosh' to do it then. Not so sure I could swing it now. Just gotta cross my fingers I don't have to deal with iGear's wonderful customer service.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby craggy » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:51 pm

Kibble wrote:
Cyber Bishop wrote:Damn it.. I wish I had the extra cash for these guys..


I think we're calling it dosh these days.../quote]
you're well behind the times. It's "Wongaaa!" now.

Smart move on ordering them early, I suppose. I wanted to wait to see the colours, and now I don't know if I can afford them.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby necr0blivion » Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:37 pm

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From iGear's site - release date pushed back to 7/30.
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Re: iGear PP05W-M Final Product Images, Shipping July 20-30

Postby craggy » Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:07 am

necr0blivion wrote:From iGear's site - release date pushed back to 7/30.

is that the 30th of July in old money? Ah well. Better start saving for September.
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