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PO’d at BBTS. After 30+ years, Sentinel did it!

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as soon as i saw the photos in my social media feed i knew that resistance was futile.  amazon.jp PO placed!  (btw do most here order in yen or usd?)   he legioss is that design that draws me in again and again.   yes it has a big head and its a little too squat for me, but GODDAMN it looks good...especially the fighter mode.  The downward sloping wings look good actually, although its a little too much i think....also not sure how that would look with the tlead attached if they make it.  wonder if it can go one "click" up to even? 

can anyone photoshop that head smaller?  i know its a niche market but  i hope somebody will make a smaller head for this guy

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2 hours ago, sqidd said:

Yeah, I'm not too thrilled with the size/cost ratio. I'm re-thinking my PO now........

The engineering/cost ratio makes more sense.

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1 hour ago, Masked Aviator said:

Sentinel is well-known for quality

Fixed that for you.

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17 minutes ago, Mechapilot77 said:

btw do most here order in yen or usd?

I always try to do yen.  It seems to always be cheaper that way.

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2 minutes ago, sumyumgoy said:

I always try to do yen.  It seems to always be cheaper that way.

Depends where you order from.  Amazon does a straight conversion.  You won't get away with anything being smaller.  Nippon-Yasan will WAY overcharge you if you pay in Dollars versus yen and I'll always pay in yen there.

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1 hour ago, Mechapilot77 said:

as soon as i saw the photos in my social media feed i knew that resistance was futile.  amazon.jp PO placed!  (btw do most here order in yen or usd?) 

If you have a card that does not charge foreign transaction fees (like amex and high end cards like the chase sapphire), always go for the foreign currency, your card company will give you a much better rate than the store.  At today's rate, I'm looking at Amazon about $230 shipped.  Of course with pay latter, you're always at the mercy of the exchange rate six months down the line. 

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Looks fantastic, pre-ordered two of these.

Are we witnessing something historic here, a Mospeada Legioss usurping the legendary Macross VF-1 as best transforming jet fighter!?

TOTY 2020!

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32 minutes ago, lechuck said:

Looks fantastic, pre-ordered two of these.

Are we witnessing something historic here, a Mospeada Legioss usurping the legendary Macross VF-1 as best transforming jet fighter!?

TOTY 2020!

well thats not happening for me, but it looks like a lot of thought and consideration and love were put into this design.  kinda doubt it'll be better overall than a dx chogokin vf-1...although i'm biased since the Vf-1 is still my #1 mech of all time. 

Also, I wish these were the size of Evolution toys legioss, and not the toynami/aoshima ones but i guess i can be thankful it as it might have cost a whole lot more at the evolution toys 1/32 scale (which btw is just slightly taller than a 1/60 vf-1 in soldier/battroid mode...though a lot bulkier).  still, hope this will be "best legioss ever!"...which it has the chance of being despite my personal preference for the overall proprotions and scultping of evolution toys' legioss' soldier mode.. 

 

also, thanks to all who answered on the currency feedback on amazon jp.  i went with yen and taking the gamble that the rate will be more favorable when the card gets charted 7 months from now.  lol.  also i agree...if it were NY...i always use yen becomes their conversion rate is not friendly at all!  haha. 

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2 hours ago, Mommar said:

Depends where you order from.  Amazon does a straight conversion.  You won't get away with anything being smaller.  Nippon-Yasan will WAY overcharge you if you pay in Dollars versus yen and I'll always pay in yen there.

Ah ok, I did not know that.  Thanks for the clarification!

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originally PO'd at AMIAMI, then I saw it up at BBTS. So I'm cancelling with AMIAMI and keeping it with BBTS.

Now the waiting game....

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Pre-orders are still open everywhere, wonder what the strategy is on manufacturing these? It's nice not having to stress buying a toy; especially expensive ones.    

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Sentinel usually has a window to take orders and then builds to order. 

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Sentinel preorders can open for a long time and for them if they need more time , they will just delay the release date , 1 month ? , 3 months , 6months .

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I think the anticipated release date is June 2020.

Should we place the over/under as November 2020 instead?

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Someone jog my memory...does the cockpit sit horizontal like that in Soldier mode or is the canopy supposed to be vertical? Which is anime accurate? I can't seem to remember.

I bought two of these :)

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I don't think it was clear in the anime but there's some line art with it horizontal.

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1 minute ago, protostar8 said:

Has Sentinel shown any sketches or art for a possible Tread/Beta Fighter?  

No, they haven't hinted at one. I asked and they said they'd love to but it didn't sound like a plan.

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2 minutes ago, protostar8 said:

Has Sentinel shown any sketches or art for a possible Tread/Beta Fighter?  

AFAIK, nothing yet.  With the small size of the new Legioss, I would say the possibility is high.

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10 minutes ago, protostar8 said:

Has Sentinel shown any sketches or art for a possible Tread/Beta Fighter?  

Sentinel themselves? No. Mercy Rabbit, who does their artwork, revealed a Legioss and Tread combo pic a while back, but stated that it was just 'fan art'. Maybe there will be a clue on the Legioss box.

The Legioss appears to have mounting points for a Tread, so I'd say it's possible depending on sales.

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13 hours ago, Daedalus said:

looks amazing, love the easy get.  can't wait for more!

FIGURE-054517_01.jpg.041ab27c2094b640a61a2ba3d57580fb.jpg

Where’d you find this picture?

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38 minutes ago, sjoebarry said:

Where’d you find this picture?

It's Photoshop

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35 minutes ago, jenius said:

It's Photoshop

Oh...... well it’s an amazing photoshop 

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Does HLJ charge immediately for PO or when the item is in stock/ ready to ship?

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Just now, blackconvoy_D01 said:

Does HLJ charge immediately for PO or when the item is in stock/ ready to ship?

When in stock.

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34 minutes ago, sjoebarry said:

Oh...... well it’s an amazing photoshop 

Haha thx, I just got carried away cuz it's been a long wait :D

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Just looking over the pictures again... they've really nailed the chunky aesthetic these '80s bots are loved for.  

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So nice to have a PO still open a day later, easy peasy.  No DX scalping madness.  This is the best feature of this order.  

That pilot on top of the battroid is so Titanfall pose.  Long time fan of Sentinel, good quality products with lots of detail, but expensive.

The pilot and ride armor are so cool.  

Whoever asked about Hobbysearch, I've bought stuff from them and the packaging is better than amiami, hlj, anime export and nippon yassan.  Shipping charges are reasonable.  I like their website more too; they usually post preorders up before others so you can look at the preorder, and also they post more photos (including inside the box, the parts in tray, etc) and a machine translation of the product.  Prices typically cheaper than some of the others, but not cheapest.  

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