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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #90 on: July 10, 2014, 01:17 PM »
Still haven't found these at any local B&Ns.  Count yourself lucky!  And nice score on the display!

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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #91 on: July 14, 2014, 02:25 PM »
So if you want the playset, you can now simply pre-order it and you'll get one.  It's resin (IE: That's why it's $100, haha) and if enough orders come in they'll have enough to tool a mold for it and do injection molded plastic.  That's only if enough pre-orders come in.

The price at $100 isn't as outrageous now that I know it's resin...  Not cheap.  There wasn't mention of a price drop at all though, if enough orders come in to get a steel mold tooled to do plastic.


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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #92 on: July 14, 2014, 05:07 PM »
Hmm, that's cool of them, but it won't be exactly the same as the first edition. And the packaging looks different too. I do applaud them for acknowledging their audience though.

Hopefully this helps to bring the price down on the SDCC sets too.
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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #93 on: July 14, 2014, 08:40 PM »
I'm not seeing much difference in the base, just the box...  I actually like the black box better, than the blue one.  I think it just looks more in tune with the carded figures I guess.  It doesn't seem like anything is different but the numbered packaging for the LE blue box I'd think.

The bases seem pretty identical to me, at least in the photos, or as identical as something that's probably hand painted can ultimately be.
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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #94 on: July 14, 2014, 09:29 PM »
$100 seems fair for a low production run playset. Very cool that Super 7 is opening this up for a pre-order for everyone not attending SDCC. I must admit I am tempted.

Jesse, is the Acid Rain statue/base set made from resin? Since I don't have any non-plastic toys, I am trying to get an idea of the construction/weight of the playset.

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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #95 on: July 14, 2014, 10:07 PM »
Good Q Greg, and one I didn't know myself till I saw a review of it when looking for reviews of the Quad Eyes.  Apparently it IS resin.  I did not know this, but it helps with the statue (which is a real statue, I guess, in some museum) because it's weightier than normal.

All those bases/statues are hand weathered by the guy who invented that stuff, plus autographed on the bottom.  Color me actually somewhat impressed at that.  I didn't realize upon my pre-order of that, that it'd be a LE that would sell out as fast as it did.  Go figure that all I really wanted was a cool statue and base for my stash of goodies and the "set" as it were, was really an afterthought.

Now, I'm like you...  Kind of a non-plastic-phobe about toys.  Resin is, sort of, a plastic though, so I give it a pass.  It's obviously real heavy though, or typical (cheaper A/B) stuff is compared to like PVC or ABS.  Some call resin "liquid plastic" which I find a tad misleading (repro people I've noticed like to go that route, and I think partially because of people like us).  They're sort of plastics/polymers though if my understanding is correct, but different from ABS and PVC's obviously.

There's lots of different resins too though, with different properties.  Depends what you need it for.  I like resins then for that purpose but they're tougher to work with than any plastic I ever encountered, from a model/custom standpoint.

The toys themselves appear to be all plastic, injection molded, and/or hard rubbers/PVC's.

I have a sneaking suspicion the upcoming Alien playset could hit the threshold of injection molded plastic, and I wish it'd see a price cut because of it, but I guess that's not on the table.  I want one, bad, but $100 for a glorified stand is out of my budget.  A really kick ass glorified stand, mind you, but still that's what it would be to me so I've gotta limit myself.  As it is I bought all the figures including some extras which I wasn't going to do at one point.

I think it's awesome and double awesome that they're basically letting people order and will make as many as they get orders for.  No better way to crank them out than that.  And I'd love to say I'd give anything for an egg chamber to display my Hot Toys and other Alien(s) figures in, but right now I need to cool my jets on toy buying.  Star Wars is (theoretically) going to pick up here and I will need to allocate some buying power to them.  Thank god they've abandoned cool army builders for the most part.  :-X
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Re: ReAction Lines
« Reply #96 on: July 23, 2014, 11:24 PM »
I just got word that my remote field agent in San Diego was able to score the Egg Chamber playset for me tonight! Hells Yeah!

This was the #1 exclusive I was most concerned about, huge relief to have gotten lucky on this thing. It will fit in perfectly with all my other blue carded ReAction stuff...  :)

I believe there are also a few of the "Mystery Figure" Eggs coming my way too, waiting confirmation on those...

BTW, if anyone is able to verify about many different blind boxed figures there are I would sure appreciate knowing. I thought for sure I had heard somewhere that it would be 3 different ones, but now I'm thinking there may be more.
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