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Old 08-13-2020, 12:37 AM   #2121
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Am I crazy, is it the lighting and angle, or are these two April heads different? Both figures are from NECA, neither is a custom.
I think it's the angle. Looking at other pictures of her in hand I think that the way the picture was taken was from an angle pointing upward which is just showing more of her forehead than if it was straight forward.
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Old 08-13-2020, 03:42 AM   #2122
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Am I crazy, is it the lighting and angle, or are these two April heads different? Both figures are from NECA, neither is a custom.
It's the same head but I also have seen someone on Instagram with April's hair being glued higher than the others showing more forehead/eyebrows area
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:06 PM   #2123
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Just got an email from NECA that Metalhead will be up for a 1-week preorder for US customers (among others) starting tomorrow.

So dang! That's a big step! Hopefully all of the toon stuff will get the same treatment.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:22 PM   #2124
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Just got an email from NECA that Metalhead will be up for a 1-week preorder for US customers (among others) starting tomorrow.

So dang! That's a big step! Hopefully all of the toon stuff will get the same treatment.
Do you think we'll see that price premium included in shipping again?
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:24 PM   #2125
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Do you think we'll see that price premium included in shipping again?
Good point. I can't imagine they've come up with any solutions to that yet so yeah, get ready for a $20 shipping charge for your $30 figure.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:27 PM   #2126
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Good point. I can't imagine they've come up with any solutions to that yet so yeah, get ready for a $20 shipping charge for your $30 figure.
Is this Neca?s answer to scalpers?? Lol
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:34 PM   #2127
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Is this Neca?s answer to scalpers?? Lol
unfortunately i think scalpers just taught NECA that their fans are desperate for their product and will pay a premium to get it. NECA is just capitalizing on that themselves now.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:40 PM   #2128
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unfortunately i think scalpers just taught NECA that their fans are desperate for their product and will pay a premium to get it. NECA is just capitalizing on that themselves now.
Well it's not like they're getting a kickback from Fedex. They're still selling the figure for $30 and in theory making the same off each one.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:44 PM   #2129
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I should have been patient. I have a Metalhead pre ordered with CMD store. I'm debating on canceling and ordering from NECA, but I think I remember reading CMD charges a fee for canceling pre orders.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:53 PM   #2130
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unfortunately i think scalpers just taught NECA that their fans are desperate for their product and will pay a premium to get it. NECA is just capitalizing on that themselves now.
Well it definitely beats driving around to every Target, only to come out disappointed... plus I hate to feeding the pigs (scalpers). So hopefully the $20 shipping fee is flat, since I plan on buying 2 Metal heads and 1 Casey pack.
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:56 PM   #2131
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Well it definitely beats driving around to every Target, only to come out disappointed... plus I hate to feeding the pigs (scalpers). So hopefully the $20 shipping fee is flat, since I plan on buying 2 Metal heads and 1 Casey pack.
It's the Casey replica mask, not the 2-pack.

I hope they add Leatherhead/Slash and April/Foot at some point.
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Old 08-13-2020, 02:20 PM   #2132
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Well it definitely beats driving around to every Target, only to come out disappointed
My thoughts exactly.
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Old 08-13-2020, 02:30 PM   #2133
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Damn it, MetalHed is going up? My only justification for not spending the money was inflated price. I just love that little chest-blaster he has, but I know I'll be over the figure in less than a year and not know what to do with it.
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Old 08-13-2020, 02:59 PM   #2134
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Seems like NECA is trying to address the shipping situation. They've not only sent a $5 coupon for their site to anyone who was able to grab a Super Shredder, but have also announced that future pre-orders will have a flat rate.
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Old 08-13-2020, 03:04 PM   #2135
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Just found the Slash/Leatherhead 2 pack at a Target I frequent here! I didn't see it on the shelf as they had 1 Casey/Foot pack. I asked a guy who knows the Neca stuff and he checked the back and sure enough, he brought out the only set this Target received in their Neca shipment. The box had some minor dings but it's fine because I have it.

But a huge shoutoutto the Rarget guy that was very nice and helpful!

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Old 08-13-2020, 03:09 PM   #2136
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Seems like NECA is trying to address the shipping situation. They've not only sent a $5 coupon for their site to anyone who was able to grab a Super Shredder, but have also announced that future pre-orders will have a flat rate.
That's pretty cool. I haven't received the coupon. Anyone else?
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Old 08-13-2020, 03:22 PM   #2137
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Just found the Slash/Leatherhead 2 pack at a Target I frequent here! I didn't see it on the shelf as they had 1 Casey/Foot pack. I asked a guy who knows the Neca stuff and he checked the back and sure enough, he brought out the only set this Target received in their Neca shipment. The box had some minor dings but it's fine because I have it.

But a huge shoutoutto the Rarget guy that was very nice and helpful!
Every Target employee I've talked to hasn't been much help at all. Glad they got you one.
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Old 08-13-2020, 03:28 PM   #2138
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I got the coupon.
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Old 08-13-2020, 03:38 PM   #2139
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I'm probably late to the light bulb party on this one, but I suppose it makes 100% sense that Neca is being allowed to sell these through their online store, given the circumstances around the virus. Some of these figures were in development before this situation was under way, so it only makes sense to allow them a chance to get their product into the hands of people who can't go out to a retail store.
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Old 08-13-2020, 04:03 PM   #2140
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I got the coupon.
What was the email under? I didn't get a voucher but ordered Super Shredder from their site.
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