Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Munkky » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:24 pm

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Conehead 2 pack (already preordered)
Thrust

SS '86 Movie (?)
Galvatron
Cyclonus

Netflix Soundwave (if I ever get the opportunity)

Then depending on what we get from the SS '86 Line, the following are maybe's:

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Prowl and Ironhide (almost preordered this today)
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Netflix Bumblebee
ER Grapple

ER Cliffjumper

Cliffjumper is a very good figure, I don't think you'll be disappointed. As for me, I've pre-ordered Arcee and Megatron, and I still plan on buying Doubledealer, the Ironhide and Prowl twin-pack (not much hope for ever getting it though...), and Netflix Soundwave and Bumblebee, then that'll be me set for Earthrise.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Sowndwave76 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:31 pm

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Munkky wrote:Cliffjumper is a very good figure, I don't think you'll be disappointed. As for me, I've pre-ordered Arcee and Megatron, and I still plan on buying Doubledealer, the Ironhide and Prowl twin-pack (not much hope for ever getting it though...), and Netflix Soundwave and Bumblebee, then that'll be me set for Earthrise.


I think I'm going to go ahead and get Cliffjumper while he's part of that Target sale, and wait for a while to open him to see what they get in the next couple months. If nothing else, deciding I don't want him isn't any big deal; There's a Target maybe a quarter mile from my place so I'd just return him.

And the Prowl & Ironhide 2 pack is still available for preorder from Amazon. I JUST looked at it again... In some ways, I do think the ER Datsun design is better than the CHUG version, and the Ironhide design is an awesome improvement.
I don't care at all about the detachable van roof... The bot mode is on point.
You won't get charged for it until November (if you have Prime)...
I don't know how much longer I'm going to wait on this, especially since it's an exclusive.
Consider this-- with Siege being released, there will be people looking from TF more in the next couple weeks, including on Amazon. It could be gone sooner than later.

In fact, I may just do it... Assuming there's no way I'm getting everything from the SS '86 line, not to mention, even that will be spread-out a little bit. And it's not so much that $40 breaks the bank, but I'm trying to stick to my conservative collecting habits and not get sucked-in to too much.
Having said that, since my b-day is in November I may just call that 2 pack an early present to myself!
If you're really wanting it, I wouldn't wait too long!

I won't be surprised if Netflix Soundwave and Bee are tough to get... Hope not!
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby sol magnus » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:46 pm

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Munkky wrote:Cliffjumper is a very good figure, I don't think you'll be disappointed. As for me, I've pre-ordered Arcee and Megatron, and I still plan on buying Doubledealer, the Ironhide and Prowl twin-pack (not much hope for ever getting it though...), and Netflix Soundwave and Bumblebee, then that'll be me set for Earthrise.


I think I'm going to go ahead and get Cliffjumper while he's part of that Target sale, and wait for a while to open him to see what they get in the next couple months. If nothing else, deciding I don't want him isn't any big deal; There's a Target maybe a quarter mile from my place so I'd just return him.



I won't be surprised if Netflix Soundwave and Bee are tough to get... Hope not!

Not to harp on whether you want a Cliffjumper in your collection or not - he's better even than he looks. I was pleasantly surprised at how awesome a guy he is. Small? Yes. But he should be. He's in robot scale. I honestly think that because he's small with that level of engineering, he's worth the 20 smackers. I like him more than Wheeljack (before I got an upgrade kit)!
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Sowndwave76 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:56 pm

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sol magnus wrote:
Sowndwave76 wrote:
Munkky wrote:Cliffjumper is a very good figure, I don't think you'll be disappointed. As for me, I've pre-ordered Arcee and Megatron, and I still plan on buying Doubledealer, the Ironhide and Prowl twin-pack (not much hope for ever getting it though...), and Netflix Soundwave and Bumblebee, then that'll be me set for Earthrise.


I think I'm going to go ahead and get Cliffjumper while he's part of that Target sale, and wait for a while to open him to see what they get in the next couple months. If nothing else, deciding I don't want him isn't any big deal; There's a Target maybe a quarter mile from my place so I'd just return him.



I won't be surprised if Netflix Soundwave and Bee are tough to get... Hope not!

Not to harp on whether you want a Cliffjumper in your collection or not - he's better even than he looks. I was pleasantly surprised at how awesome a guy he is. Small? Yes. But he should be. He's in robot scale. I honestly think that because he's small with that level of engineering, he's worth the 20 smackers. I like him more than Wheeljack (before I got an upgrade kit)!


I really appreciate any insight, so thank you!
Just pulled the trigger on the Prowl & Ironhide 2 pack... I don't think I'll regret that decision. Unless they somehow show up looking way different than those photos, I'm actually decently excited about that purchase.
Had Cliffjumper and Wheeljack in my online cart... But "saved them for later"...
I may be in for CJ, again, knowing I have basically 3 months to take him back if I change my mind.

Oh man... It's starting; my vow to only collect Decepticons is starting to dissovle. :lol:
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Flashwave » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:06 pm

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Soo... In regards to the Seeker Two pack, is that it? Is it over already, shoyld I write them off? I knew they would go quick, but less than a week? My Target already took down the TF End cap and with it, the shelf tag for them. According to their app, the closest stock is 400 miles away from me now and I refuse to pay the scalpers that took them out of my hands.

If so, then ai guess I will be cancelling the Cone Heads. The whole appeal of the Seekers is having all of them and the Siege rainmakers to go with
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Sowndwave76 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:34 pm

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Flashwave wrote:Soo... In regards to the Seeker Two pack, is that it? Is it over already, shoyld I write them off? I knew they would go quick, but less than a week? My Target already took down the TF End cap and with it, the shelf tag for them. According to their app, the closest stock is 400 miles away from me now and I refuse to pay the scalpers that took them out of my hands.

If so, then ai guess I will be cancelling the Cone Heads. The whole appeal of the Seekers is having all of them and the Siege rainmakers to go with


I wouldn't write this all off yet... You should have some time to cancel the preorder on Amazon if you can't find the other figures you want.

But I will say, it seems to me that it's going to take some diligence to get the Target seekers 2-pack... I found mine on July 6th; the store by me got 2 in, and since then, nothing.
I'm in the midwest... Does any of this mean much? Maybe not. Who knows how many sets were produced and how limited this really is.
But my store did the same thing with the end cap display suddenly disappearing, and it's not like the ER line has been over or has released its final wave...
So I had the thought today that maybe with the show being delayed and way out of sync with the toy lines, retailers have been asked to pump the brakes on putting products on shelves.
I get that some have found Skylynx and Skorponok... But distribution of ER stuff has been pretty hit or miss from what I've read and seen.

I would say keep a close eye out for the next couple weeks, if not the entire month of August.
I'm no expert with any of this, but I'll be pretty surprised if that 2 pack ends up being THAT limited; when I found mine, roughly 9 other stores (in both MO and KS) had 2 each. If the greater Kansas City area only got in 20... That just seems really surprising to me.
Meaning, I would think and hope that these stores would all get at least 2 more each. As well as every other Target store.

Good luck, and I definitely wouldn't cancel the conehead 2 pack yet. It's too early to make that move imo.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Hellscream9999 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:50 pm

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Flashwave wrote:Soo... In regards to the Seeker Two pack, is that it? Is it over already, shoyld I write them off? I knew they would go quick, but less than a week? My Target already took down the TF End cap and with it, the shelf tag for them. According to their app, the closest stock is 400 miles away from me now and I refuse to pay the scalpers that took them out of my hands.

If so, then ai guess I will be cancelling the Cone Heads. The whole appeal of the Seekers is having all of them and the Siege rainmakers to go with


I wouldn't write this all off yet... You should have some time to cancel the preorder on Amazon if you can't find the other figures you want.

But I will say, it seems to me that it's going to take some diligence to get the Target seekers 2-pack... I found mine on July 6th; the store by me got 2 in, and since then, nothing.
I'm in the midwest... Does any of this mean much? Maybe not. Who knows how many sets were produced and how limited this really is.
But my store did the same thing with the end cap display suddenly disappearing, and it's not like the ER line has been over or has released its final wave...
So I had the thought today that maybe with the show being delayed and way out of sync with the toy lines, retailers have been asked to pump the brakes on putting products on shelves.
I get that some have found Skylynx and Skorponok... But distribution of ER stuff has been pretty hit or miss from what I've read and seen.

I would say keep a close eye out for the next couple weeks, if not the entire month of August.
I'm no expert with any of this, but I'll be pretty surprised if that 2 pack ends up being THAT limited; when I found mine, roughly 9 other stores (in both MO and KS) had 2 each. If the greater Kansas City area only got in 20... That just seems really surprising to me.
Meaning, I would think and hope that these stores would all get at least 2 more each. As well as every other Target store.

Good luck, and I definitely wouldn't cancel the conehead 2 pack yet. It's too early to make that move imo.

You people need to stop freaking out, the rainmakers were out for almost seven months or more, and a lot went clearance, so, yeah you have time >:oP
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Rodimus Prime » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:12 pm

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Flashwave » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:23 pm

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Hellscream9999 wrote:
Sowndwave76 wrote:
Flashwave wrote:Soo... In regards to the Seeker Two pack, is that it? Is it over already, shoyld I write them off? I knew they would go quick, but less than a week? My Target already took down the TF End cap and with it, the shelf tag for them. According to their app, the closest stock is 400 miles away from me now and I refuse to pay the scalpers that took them out of my hands.

If so, then ai guess I will be cancelling the Cone Heads. The whole appeal of the Seekers is having all of them and the Siege rainmakers to go with


I wouldn't write this all off yet... You should have some time to cancel the preorder on Amazon if you can't find the other figures you want.

But I will say, it seems to me that it's going to take some diligence to get the Target seekers 2-pack... I found mine on July 6th; the store by me got 2 in, and since then, nothing.
I'm in the midwest... Does any of this mean much? Maybe not. Who knows how many sets were produced and how limited this really is.
But my store did the same thing with the end cap display suddenly disappearing, and it's not like the ER line has been over or has released its final wave...
So I had the thought today that maybe with the show being delayed and way out of sync with the toy lines, retailers have been asked to pump the brakes on putting products on shelves.
I get that some have found Skylynx and Skorponok... But distribution of ER stuff has been pretty hit or miss from what I've read and seen.

I would say keep a close eye out for the next couple weeks, if not the entire month of August.
I'm no expert with any of this, but I'll be pretty surprised if that 2 pack ends up being THAT limited; when I found mine, roughly 9 other stores (in both MO and KS) had 2 each. If the greater Kansas City area only got in 20... That just seems really surprising to me.
Meaning, I would think and hope that these stores would all get at least 2 more each. As well as every other Target store.

Good luck, and I definitely wouldn't cancel the conehead 2 pack yet. It's too early to make that move imo.

You people need to stop freaking out, the rainmakers were out for almost seven months or more, and a lot went clearance, so, yeah you have time >:oP


Thats what I keep trying to tell myself, and I am usually the guy playing that reassuring song, but the Rainmakers also kept their shelf tags for that entire time, as far as I recall. But the shelf tag is gone, and another store is alteady clearencing out the Clone two pack, hence my concern
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Hellscream9999 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:30 pm

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Hellscream9999 wrote:You people need to stop freaking out, the rainmakers were out for almost seven months or more, and a lot went clearance, so, yeah you have time >:oP


Thats what I keep trying to tell myself, and I am usually the guy playing that reassuring song, but the Rainmakers also kept their shelf tags for that entire time, as far as I recall. But the shelf tag is gone, and another store is already clearancing out the Clone two pack, hence my concern

There's literally no way the clones pack is already going clearance, I won't believe it until I see the receipt; back on track, just keep up due diligence, browse the web page for it everyday, check the availability at every store you're willing to drive to, try to get it as an in-store pick-up if available, the earlier in the morning you do it, the higher the likelihood of getting it
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Hellscream9999 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:32 pm

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He's a lot of fun, a nice, big, hefty figure; Thew just put up a review of him, if you haven't watched it yet, it's a good time, I think you'll like him
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Sowndwave76 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:50 pm

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Hellscream9999 wrote:
Flashwave wrote:
Hellscream9999 wrote:You people need to stop freaking out, the rainmakers were out for almost seven months or more, and a lot went clearance, so, yeah you have time >:oP


Thats what I keep trying to tell myself, and I am usually the guy playing that reassuring song, but the Rainmakers also kept their shelf tags for that entire time, as far as I recall. But the shelf tag is gone, and another store is already clearancing out the Clone two pack, hence my concern

There's literally no way the clones pack is already going clearance, I won't believe it until I see the receipt; back on track, just keep up due diligence, browse the web page for it everyday, check the availability at every store you're willing to drive to, try to get it as an in-store pick-up if available, the earlier in the morning you do it, the higher the likelihood of getting it


Someone posted a photo of the price scanner in a store and the price was literally 50%.
So it has happened. Mistake or not. And that was over a week ago.

Also, I really doubt that overall the Rainmakers was a set that is more popular or more wanted than this 2 pack of ER seekers. I stress overall... Sure, some collectors were probably stoked about the Rainmakers.
It does seem weird to me that it's been 21-ish days since any Target in my area (45-60 min.-range) had one of these sets.

So as we've said, it's not time to give-up or worry, but people may need to be quick on the draw.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:51 pm

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Sowndwave76 wrote:Someone posted a photo of the price scanner in a store and the price was literally 50%.
So it has happened. Mistake or not. And that was over a week ago.

I'm more surprised their store had a working scanner than them being on clearance. The two stores I've been to have had the scanners disabled to keep people from touching them.

Best I can tell my local Target has never gotten either exclusive in stock. I signed up for stock notices and all I've gotten is a couple false notices of the Seekrs being online (as others have also complained about), but I haven't gotten one of those in weeks. The local store did have to shelves on the endcap tagged for the Seekers (bottom and middle), but no tags for the Clones. I really have no idea what's going on.

The Rainmaker set certainly isn't as popular as the Seeker set is, but I would wager the Micromaster set is as popular and I saw those get restocked a few times so I'm not too concerned. Scalpers aren't really a concern in my area, but competition with other collectors definitely is.

Just checked Target to see where the nearest stock is, 317 miles away, these guys aren't available in all of New England right now.

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Sowndwave76 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:08 pm

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Emerje wrote:I'm more surprised their store had a working scanner than them being on clearance. The two stores I've been to have had the scanners disabled to keep people from touching them.

Best I can tell my local Target has never gotten either exclusive in stock. I signed up for stock notices and all I've gotten is a couple false notices of the Seekrs being online (as others have also complained about), but I haven't gotten one of those in weeks. The local store did have to shelves on the endcap tagged for the Seekers (bottom and middle), but no tags for the Clones. I really have no idea what's going on.

The Rainmaker set certainly isn't as popular as the Seeker set is, but I would wager the Micromaster set is as popular and I saw those get restocked a few times so I'm not too concerned. Scalpers aren't really a concern in my area, but competition with other collectors definitely is.

Just checked Target to see where the nearest stock is, 317 miles away, these guys aren't available in all of New England right now.

Emerje


Well so the Target by me has two ER Starscreams and a Snapdragon (this was at 9:15 this evening).
A few days ago there were 3 Snapdragons.
A few Hoists and two Cliffjumpers (I caved and snagged one since it's still on that sale).
I'm not paying attention to micromasters, but had a few of those, The axe one, and a couple Rungs.
Nothing else (from Siege or ER).

I wouldn't bet on it, but I will be very surprised if stores in my area don't get any more of those 2 packs... I guess I'm starting to wonder, as an exclusive, how limited could the production run have been??

Also, just watched a review of Snapdragon... I wouldn't want that figure if someone gave it to me.
There isn't anything about that figure that I like... Imo the best mode is the ship (jet??), and even that's very mehhh to me.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Flashwave » Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:26 am

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Hellscream9999 wrote:You people need to stop freaking out, the rainmakers were out for almost seven months or more, and a lot went clearance, so, yeah you have time >:oP


Thats what I keep trying to tell myself, and I am usually the guy playing that reassuring song, but the Rainmakers also kept their shelf tags for that entire time, as far as I recall. But the shelf tag is gone, and another store is already clearancing out the Clone two pack, hence my concern

There's literally no way the clones pack is already going clearance, I won't believe it until I see the receipt; back on track, just keep up due diligence, browse the web page for it everyday, check the availability at every store you're willing to drive to, try to get it as an in-store pick-up if available, the earlier in the morning you do it, the higher the likelihood of getting it

I don't go up to that particular store often, had to take a co workwr home, but there was most definitely a yellow Clearence Sticker on the Clones shelf tag. I couldn't believe it either. That store was also clearencing the battle master guys, i almost bought a Soundbarrier for $4.18 but I just can't get into them
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Rodimus Prime » Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:35 am

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I've been having fun with this guy (these guys?) and I must say it's a lot of fun posing him (them?). I was worried about the bird's legs being too weak to support its body, but they're very sturdy ratchet joints. I'm not a big fan of the combined "vehicle" mode, because the bottom part makes the top part look to small. I hadn't noticed in the reviews. Overall, I'm happy with the figure, and it's a definite improvement over the previous commander class figure.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:57 am

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Hey Roddy, Hellscream, and anyone who has Sky Lynx...

Are you having any problems with the shuttle booster assembly tabbing in properly? Mine just won't stay tabbed. Feels like something is either warped or mis-molded.

Also in base mode, the pegs that hold the shuttle down to the Lynx section don't quite fit right, and over time the pressure causes the shuttle to slide up off the pegs. Kind of a bummer since this is the main connection point. Anybody having any issues there?

Other than those two little issues, I'm loving this figure! When I was a kid I thought he was the dumbest toy I had ever seen. In my old age, I've gained a real appreciation for derp and dumb. :lol:
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Hellscream9999 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:17 am

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Cobotron wrote:Hey Roddy, Hellscream, and anyone who has Sky Lynx...

Are you having any problems with the shuttle booster assembly tabbing in properly? Mine just won't stay tabbed. Feels like something is either warped or mis-molded.

Also in base mode, the pegs that hold the shuttle down to the Lynx section don't quite fit right, and over time the pressure causes the shuttle to slide up off the pegs. Kind of a bummer since this is the main connection point. Anybody having any issues there?

Other than those two little issues, I'm loving this figure! When I was a kid I thought he was the dumbest toy I had ever seen. In my old age, I've gained a real appreciation for derp and dumb. :lol:

It's tricky getting shuttle to tab into brick, you should be able to see if it's warped with a flashlight I think, it takes me a few tries to get it; and yeah the shuttle base mode connection is not very good, Thew spilled shuttle a few times, so I just make sure that nothing bumps it, but there is a tab at the base of the tail fin that connects to the ramp that helps a bunch
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:27 am

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Hellscream9999 wrote:
Cobotron wrote:Hey Roddy, Hellscream, and anyone who has Sky Lynx...

Are you having any problems with the shuttle booster assembly tabbing in properly? Mine just won't stay tabbed. Feels like something is either warped or mis-molded.

Also in base mode, the pegs that hold the shuttle down to the Lynx section don't quite fit right, and over time the pressure causes the shuttle to slide up off the pegs. Kind of a bummer since this is the main connection point. Anybody having any issues there?

Other than those two little issues, I'm loving this figure! When I was a kid I thought he was the dumbest toy I had ever seen. In my old age, I've gained a real appreciation for derp and dumb. :lol:

It's tricky getting shuttle to tab into brick, you should be able to see if it's warped with a flashlight I think, it takes me a few tries to get it; and yeah the shuttle base mode connection is not very good, Thew spilled shuttle a few times, so I just make sure that nothing bumps it, but there is a tab at the base of the tail fin that connects to the ramp that helps a bunch
Yeah, I think that little tail fin tab is the only thing holding it together. That and gravity.

What about the whole booster assembly tabbing into the shuttle itself. i.e.the back door that closes off the accordion tail pieces. That's working ok on yours?
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Hellscream9999 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:34 am

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Cobotron wrote:
Hellscream9999 wrote:
Cobotron wrote:Hey Roddy, Hellscream, and anyone who has Sky Lynx...

Are you having any problems with the shuttle booster assembly tabbing in properly? Mine just won't stay tabbed. Feels like something is either warped or mis-molded.

Also in base mode, the pegs that hold the shuttle down to the Lynx section don't quite fit right, and over time the pressure causes the shuttle to slide up off the pegs. Kind of a bummer since this is the main connection point. Anybody having any issues there?

Other than those two little issues, I'm loving this figure! When I was a kid I thought he was the dumbest toy I had ever seen. In my old age, I've gained a real appreciation for derp and dumb. :lol:

It's tricky getting shuttle to tab into brick, you should be able to see if it's warped with a flashlight I think, it takes me a few tries to get it; and yeah the shuttle base mode connection is not very good, Thew spilled shuttle a few times, so I just make sure that nothing bumps it, but there is a tab at the base of the tail fin that connects to the ramp that helps a bunch
Yeah, I think that little tail fin tab is the only thing holding it together. That and gravity.
yeah, only problem on mine is the front leg thigh ratchets aren't the tightest
What about the whole booster assembly tabbing into the shuttle itself. i.e.the back door that closes off the accordion tail pieces. That's working ok on yours?
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:40 am

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Hellscream9999 wrote:
Cobotron wrote:
Hellscream9999 wrote:
Cobotron wrote:Hey Roddy, Hellscream, and anyone who has Sky Lynx...

Are you having any problems with the shuttle booster assembly tabbing in properly? Mine just won't stay tabbed. Feels like something is either warped or mis-molded.

Also in base mode, the pegs that hold the shuttle down to the Lynx section don't quite fit right, and over time the pressure causes the shuttle to slide up off the pegs. Kind of a bummer since this is the main connection point. Anybody having any issues there?

Other than those two little issues, I'm loving this figure! When I was a kid I thought he was the dumbest toy I had ever seen. In my old age, I've gained a real appreciation for derp and dumb. :lol:

It's tricky getting shuttle to tab into brick, you should be able to see if it's warped with a flashlight I think, it takes me a few tries to get it; and yeah the shuttle base mode connection is not very good, Thew spilled shuttle a few times, so I just make sure that nothing bumps it, but there is a tab at the base of the tail fin that connects to the ramp that helps a bunch
Yeah, I think that little tail fin tab is the only thing holding it together. That and gravity.
yeah, only problem on mine is the front leg thigh ratchets aren't the tightest
What about the whole booster assembly tabbing into the shuttle itself. i.e.the back door that closes off the accordion tail pieces. That's working ok on yours?
8-} Sorry, I must have fallen asleep when I read the bolded section above. It's been a day. Not sure what you mean about a flashlight, but that's ok. If it's warped, I doubt there's much I can do to fix it. Thanks for the reply, bro. ;)^

Edit: OH! There's your reply (second bolded thing). Looks like we're both slop doggin' it today. :lol:
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby o.supreme » Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:39 pm

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I noticed a couple reviewers has issues with the shuttle in base mode so I was concerned, I posted about it a few weeks before I got Skylynx. But my fears were remedied, as you just really have to fit it in properly, unless some may actually have defective ones. Mine was able to tab in fairly securely.

oh and I just got shipping notice on Doubledealer form Amazon, should arrive Sunday. Now if I can just find that pesky elusive Slitherfang.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby aronjlove » Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:51 pm

o.supreme wrote:I noticed a couple reviewers has issues with the shuttle in base mode so I was concerned, I posted about it a few weeks before I got Skylynx. But my fears were remedied, as you just really have to fit it in properly, unless some may actually have defective ones. Mine was able to tab in fairly securely.

oh and I just got shipping notice on Doubledealer form Amazon, should arrive Sunday. Now if I can just find that pesky elusive Slitherfang.


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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Discussion Thread

Postby o.supreme » Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:57 pm

Motto: "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes"
dang...too bad Slitherfang doesn't have his own DPCI...I've seen a few Rung's (something I thought id never say) so I know hes been in stores in my area, but the fans and or scalpers here seem to know what to go for.

aronjlove wrote:I hope we get 1 more Autobot base, I was out of collecting in the original Micromaster times so I have no idea who it could be. I just want two for each faction and I'd rather not have two Ironworks if there is another option.



Most fans seem to think that a Selects Hothouse will be coming from Airwave, so that should fulfill that want for both of us
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