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Old 07-05-2018, 06:33 PM   #3041
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I personally hope it's something else since I was lucky enough to snag a sdcc
But for those who weren't as lucky and have been waiting on this scale for so long I hope they are able to get what they want
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Old 07-06-2018, 08:10 AM   #3042
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It just seems unlikely that Playmates would allow some other company to produce movie figures in this scale when they have already been dealing with NECA for years now and know the demand for their products.
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Old 07-07-2018, 03:00 PM   #3043
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It just seems unlikely that Playmates would allow some other company to produce movie figures in this scale when they have already been dealing with NECA for years now and know the demand for their products.
There is a chance that it might be another company such as Kotobukiya. 1/10 scale kind of size with no articulation.
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Old 07-07-2018, 06:02 PM   #3044
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If its NECA for 22.99 I am betting head knockers or body knockers-easy to make those an exclusive and NECA has been sending out lots of sales promos for knockers lately.
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Old 07-07-2018, 06:04 PM   #3045
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If its NECA for 22.99 I am betting head knockers or body knockers-easy to make those an exclusive and NECA has been sending out lots of sales promos for knockers lately.
The first TMNT body knockers they made, based on Mirage designs, looked cool but the quality control was awful. Most of mine have broken pieces, and one of the turtles is glued onto his base in the wrong direction. Will be an easy pass if you're right.
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Old 07-07-2018, 07:22 PM   #3046
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The first TMNT body knockers they made, based on Mirage designs, looked cool but the quality control was awful. Most of mine have broken pieces, and one of the turtles is glued onto his base in the wrong direction. Will be an easy pass if you're right.
I purchased four different sets trying to piece together a decent set over the years. If they weren’t broken, glued incorrectly, or missing pieces, they looked like they were painted in the dark. I eventually gave up. Worst quality control I’ve ever seen and that includes Funko Pops.
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Old 07-08-2018, 07:37 AM   #3047
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God I hope they aren't head knockers.
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Old 07-09-2018, 03:09 PM   #3048
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It just seems unlikely that Playmates would allow some other company to produce movie figures in this scale when they have already been dealing with NECA for years now and know the demand for their products.
Actually that's why it makes sense to me. They don't seem interested in doing these type of versions themselves. Why not let NECA do it. Just collect a royalty on each one sold. They still get to make money off the items without having to make the product and deal with us grumpy collectors.
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Old 07-09-2018, 04:16 PM   #3049
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Playmates have their own crappy sculptors on contracts , its al big "family"and they all help each other by hiring their pals and crapping new products one after another , it will never change because of $$$$ floating in their family.
Only NECA could of done this, theyre really passionate about tmnt , they gave us mirage tmnt and now this.
Other companies sometimes follow NECA and we did get other mirage turtles but they were first, maybe someone other than NECA will release henson turtles in the future... we will see.
Im actually surprised that Eastman and Laird never pushed for properly looking figures themselves, they just accepted options presented to them, i would of done that differently with my own property, they both say they like 90s film but never pushed for movie figuresthemselves, it would boost their business.Oh well... nickelodeon does better job a this now, i dont think its a coincidence that we got so many tmnt figures after license buyout.
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:36 AM   #3050
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