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Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« on: June 29, 2022, 02:59 PM »
https://hasbropulse.com/products/g-i-joe-classified-series-cobra-h-i-s-s

$299.99 - 6" scale HISS Tank with 6" HISS Driver.  Needs 8k backers to head to production.

If it gets fully funded (8k backers) within the first week (by 7/6), a bonus 6" HISS Tactician figure will be included for anyone that orders before the 7/6 deadline.  That strategy seems to be working because it's already past the half-way marker (5500 in the first 3 hours!).

Here are the other tiers:
8,000 backers to fully fund the campaign
10,000 backers to unlock Cobra H.I.S.S. Classified Upgrade #1
12,000 backers to unlock Cobra H.I.S.S. Classified Upgrade #2
14,000 backers to unlock Cobra H.I.S.S. Classified Upgrade #3
16,000 backers to unlock Cobra H.I.S.S. Classified Upgrade #4
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2022, 04:38 PM »
They really did a phenomenal job on this one, I am not surprised at all that it looks like it will fund in 12 hours. They did everything right here, including gauging the fan base for what they would want vehicle-wise.the HISS is the perfect choice. I maybe own 10 GIJoe figures 3.75 scale, and also a HISS tank. Heck, I barely collect Star Wars vehicles but I had to have a HISS tank. They chose correctly.

LED lighting and functional treads jump out as huge details. I mean that lighting looks really good, the cockpit is amazing.

And all that said, I don't do 6 inch stuff so this isn't for me, but I am really impressed with the toy they put forward here.



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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2022, 07:47 PM »
Already fully backed at 6:46 PM!

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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2022, 12:03 AM »
Already fully backed at 6:46 PM!

Wow.  And already only about 500 away from Unlock #1 -> 2x missile racks.

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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #4 on: July 1, 2022, 12:30 PM »
This thing is still plugging away... just a little over 500 backers needed to hit the next unlock and make your 6" HISS look like a classic 3.75" HISS.

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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #5 on: July 3, 2022, 07:19 PM »
Unlock #2 - check!

Unlock #3 - another exclusive figure! More weapons!  :D

I donít even collect this line but they are doing this thing so right it is hard not to admire it.
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #6 on: July 6, 2022, 05:28 PM »
I haven't collected GI Joe since the 80's, and this campaign has definitely caught my attention.  The details on this HISS are pretty awesome.  And I love how they turned the main body into a kind of troop carrying area!  Something that I was doing with my vintage HISS was taking that turret out and putting figures in there, despite it not being a place that was intended for figures to sit or whatever else.  Maybe lots of other kids did that with their HISS too, and that was the inspiration?

Most of all?  I like seeing the enthusiasm in this campaign.  I can't get behind it because of funds/space/not wanting to get into another line.  But it seems like the marketing and promotion have been pretty spot on for the GI Joe fanbase.
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2022, 01:22 PM »
Wow, tier 4 unlocked with like 35 days still to go.   :o

Just so impressed at how this one was planned and executed by the GI Joe team.  Fun marketing with the Cobra Commander/Destro stuff, excellent leveraging of the HISS driver figure sculpt to come up with multiple pack-in figures.  Kudos to the GI Joe team for the big win here.
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2022, 02:17 PM »
People kept saying it has a trailer hitch so they thought it would be something towable. In retrospect, that would have been cooler than another Cobra Commander figure. (Unless it was a Hooded one which apparently they wonít do for some reason now?)

But yeah, this was a smash hit, hopefully it provides a blueprint for other projects going forward.
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2022, 03:57 PM »
Okay, so I'm getting more and more tempted to pick up one of these.  Does anyone know if the Tactician figure goes to ALL backers?  Or is it just those people that backed in the first week? 
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2022, 04:37 PM »
Okay, so I'm getting more and more tempted to pick up one of these.  Does anyone know if the Tactician figure goes to ALL backers?  Or is it just those people that backed in the first week?

It should be included for everyone -

"If the project fully funds by reaching 8,000 backers within the first week of launch (before midnight on Wednesday July 6th), everyone who backs the H.I.S.S. HasLab project through the end of the campaign will receive an exclusive Cobra H.I.S.S. Tactician figure"

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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2022, 05:14 PM »
Okay, so I'm getting more and more tempted to pick up one of these.  Does anyone know if the Tactician figure goes to ALL backers?  Or is it just those people that backed in the first week?

It should be included for everyone -

"If the project fully funds by reaching 8,000 backers within the first week of launch (before midnight on Wednesday July 6th), everyone who backs the H.I.S.S. HasLab project through the end of the campaign will receive an exclusive Cobra H.I.S.S. Tactician figure"

Thanks Jeff!  I felt like there were other comments that made it sound like it was only for the initial backers, so getting everything obviously makes it more appealing.
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Re: Haslab Classified Series 6" Scale HISS Tank
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2022, 12:46 PM »
If you were on the fence or procrastinating, today is the final day for the Haslab HISS Tank.

Currently sits at 22,400+ backers.
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