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First4Figures unveils a new Sonic statue

Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by SillyJonna, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. SteelBrush

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    My Metal Sonic exclusive just arrived and holy shit is it awesome. It's bigger and heavier than I thought it would be. I even got a low number, 39.
     
  2. Ell678

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    My Metal Sonic just arrived! It's really great. The foot was a little difficult to get on but that is a small issue. Have a picture.

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  3. Jen

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    I just found out that my Metal Sonic exclusive has arrived, can't wait to get home and unbox it! Apparently I've got number 11, I seriously wasn't expecting to get a number THAT low, really happy about that!

    Coincidentally, today is my 10th anniversary of being in the Sonic community - getting this awesome statue is a nice way to mark that milestone :P
     
  4. Blue Blood

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    I'm fairly disappointed with mine. While it's just about the most awesome in the F4F Sonic series so far, they've messed up on QC. Firstly his foot doesn't fit in place because the peg is circular and the hole square (or vice versa) so it only goes so far and that's with force. His leg is quite loose anyway so I don't want to force it on. And then the paint job on the base is really duff. The gold line is incredibly sloppy, there's drops of purple paint all around the black part and the blue paint is covered in very noticeable chips, scuffs and scratches. It's a really, really wonderful piece but for £130 these flaws make it feel a lot less special and of much lower quality.
     
  5. Kogen

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    Children these days. They have no idea how to paint INSIDE the lines and to recognise their shapes. Pfffff!

    I was intending to get one of these eventually. Hopefully there are not any more horror stories.
     
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    I was surprised to see Metal Sonic with a foot missing, I thought it would come fully assembled. I managed to slid the foot on without issue, it was a little bit stiff but some gentle pressure eased it on. The peg on my model was square though, matching the hole. There is a tiny blemish behind one of his ears and the gold line on the base is a bit sloppy. It's only noticeable under close inspection, so not really an issue.
     
  8. SteelBrush

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    Double post because FUUUUUUCK

    I lifted the statue off its plinth to replace the batteries and the leg fell off. I guess I'll be emailing First4Figures in the morning. Has anyone had any experience with their returns department before? And was it a pleasant experience? I'd be thankful for any advice given.
     
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    There was a pretty bad defect with the paint of my Exclusive Super Sonic, and they were happy to send me a replacement and let me keep the old one (although it took quite a few months for them to make another batch of Super Sonics and fulfill their promise). But now I have two exclusive Super Sonics (albeit one's a little defective) for the price of one. :v:
     
  10. Neowl

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    Posted today of First4Figures' Facebook:

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    Is it me, or does the statue seem a little 'meh' when compared to the other Sonic F4F statues?
     
  11. ashthedragon

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    Ok, I NEED THIS. the other statue were Ok to me, but this one is absolutely lovely, I need to purchase it!
     
  12. On Facebook First 4 wrote, "Tails Fans - it's time to unite! Tails is spinning his way over to F4F soon!"

    I'm guessing his tails actually spin.
     
  13. Ell678

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    If that is the exclusive edition, I would pretty much fangasm everywhere.
     
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    It'd make one hell of a desk fan for sure.
     
  15. AuroraRedwinters

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    Anyone have an exact time when this goes on sale? I want to make sure I am not in a meeting if its during the work day - yeah, that's it. :v:
     
  16. Blue Blood

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    Right now.
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  17. Neowl

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    First $ figures showed some more details about the Tails statue here, and some more images.

    Standard:

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    "Exclusive" Variant:

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    Edit: Ninja'd
     
  18. Kogen

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    My wallet is now digitally emptied.
     
  19. trakker

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    That is hot sh*t awsome, totally buying one, although this time, the "light up" version dosen't really add anything to it
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    I think I'm just gonna stick with the regular version, the glowy mushrooms don't do anything for me lol

    Instead of the lights, they should have plugged a small motor in his butt and made the tails spin XD
     
  20. AnimatedAF

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    Yeah, gonna be getting the regular version myself too, same with knuckles probably. Like this one a lot more than the Knuckles one though, has the most well designed stand of the lot and effect worth the spinning Tails and the dust is really nicely done. Plus it's super cute as Tails should be.