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11 hours ago, Chronocidal said:

Did her pre-order happen before Hayate's released?

My Hayate was delivered 1/12/22 (not sure about release date)

I PO'd Mirage's 31AX 10/24/21

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13 hours ago, no3Ljm said:

 

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I wonder why there's no heavy promotion for Mirage's unit? :unknw:


Perhaps there’s less enthusiastic response to Boque than expected so far.. and they push out more pics in the final days of PO..

But it’s great these new pics are of physical toy, rather than the 3D renders used previously. The wings appear to tag properly against the legs in Fighter, though not sure if Bandai photoshopped it as they sometimes do in the past..

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24 minutes ago, MKT said:


Perhaps there’s less enthusiastic response to Boque than expected so far.. and they push out more pics in the final days of PO..

We have a winner!!!:yahoo:

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9 hours ago, MKT said:

Perhaps there’s less enthusiastic response to Boque than expected so far.. and they push out more pics in the final days of PO..

But it’s great these new pics are of physical toy, rather than the 3D renders used previously. The wings appear to tag properly against the legs in Fighter, though not sure if Bandai photoshopped it as they sometimes do in the past..

I want to be optimistic somehow regarding Mirage's release. But checking Bogue's photos once again, I doubt that the origami arm design under the wing was fixed. I encircled the folding tab under the wing. Still not tabbed properly. :unsure:

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4 hours ago, no3Ljm said:

I want to be optimistic somehow regarding Mirage's release. But checking Bogue's photos once again, I doubt that the origami arm design under the wing was fixed. I encircled the folding tab under the wing. Still not tabbed properly. :unsure:

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You could be right about that.  But it just might be recolored Hayate body with an updated prototype head.

I also noticed the wings are not tabbed in at all.

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13 hours ago, no3Ljm said:

I want to be optimistic somehow regarding Mirage's release. But checking Bogue's photos once again, I doubt that the origami arm design under the wing was fixed. I encircled the folding tab under the wing. Still not tabbed properly. :unsure:

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Good catch on that @no3Ljm. So sad that these tolerance issues continues to plaque the 31AX..

On the plus side, this issue actually made me go through most of the Macross valks, stare at their undersides, and have renewed appreciation how Kawamori have designed them to have little or no kibble on the underside compared to other transforming toy IPs. It is just so much more difficult to do that for aircrafts, as their underbellies are an important aesthetic factor as compared to say, ground vehicles whose underside are usually not seen.  

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Mirage’s ride comes out Friday, I’m not holding out much hope for it to have these issues fixed. 

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3 hours ago, no3Ljm said:

It's probably why I will stop on Mirage's release for now. Not planning on completing the whole squad. If they'll do Arad's then that's my last DX 31AX.

 

Spoiler, there is no Arad version...

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16 hours ago, Lolicon said:

Remember kids, Bandai doesn't fix problems. They double down on them. It's a feature, not a bug:good:

Working for a SaaS company these days and I had to quote this because there are times I swear this is what a some of our Devs want to say. 😅

To their credit they don't, but I truly believe that they want to.

Also, I skipped this 31AX and if I could go back in time and skip Hayate's I would skip that one too.

-b.

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