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pheonixstorm

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Any updates for the Wasp?
« on: 08 February 2017, 23:31:18 »
Still impatiently waiting for this Q1 release... How goes the sculpting, master, mold making, etc?

Or is it just waiting for the packaging to arrive so they can ship  :P

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #1 on: 09 February 2017, 23:24:44 »
Last I talked with IWM for the status of my store order on Thursday last week...they were supposed to be starting to ship roughly next week. I believe Speck is closing on & moving into a new house, so his official answer may be rather delayed.
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #2 on: 10 February 2017, 00:18:23 »
Yeah I figured it would be. As impatient as I am for the Wasp it wasn't really a rush, especially after the interrogation over the 12 classics. I am kinda surprised he could share as much as he did.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #3 on: 12 February 2017, 04:39:14 »
Hi,
are you planning to release variants of the Wasp? Like the WSP-1D for instance?
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #4 on: 23 February 2017, 22:21:09 »
1st Quarter 2017 release is still a week or two off. One of the mechs was a little behind and is holding up the release.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #5 on: 24 February 2017, 15:31:14 »
1st Quarter 2017 release is still a week or two off. One of the mechs was a little behind and is holding up the release.
I hope it is not the Wasp that is holding it up!
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #6 on: 09 March 2017, 11:54:11 »
Any more updates on the new wasp?
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #7 on: 09 March 2017, 15:08:08 »
Yep, been two weeks now. How are things looking now Speck? All cleared up I hope!

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #8 on: 09 March 2017, 22:24:11 »
Should be shipping any day now

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #9 on: 10 March 2017, 12:15:19 »
Hey Speck could you show us a picture of the wasp?
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #10 on: 10 March 2017, 13:00:26 »
Hey Speck could you show us a picture of the wasp?

I'd like to second this, please.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #11 on: 16 March 2017, 14:35:44 »
Did the wasp start shipping yet?
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #12 on: 16 March 2017, 15:23:54 »
Did the wasp start shipping yet?

I can safely assume he'll announce it when it comes out. Continuing to ask over and over doesn't help.
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #13 on: 16 March 2017, 15:36:35 »
Did the wasp start shipping yet?

It has shipped. Aries miniatures has it in stock (https://www.ariesgamesandminis.com/index.php/shopping/product/2369-wasp-wsp-1a.html). It is probably on some of the ebay stores as well, though I have not checked.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #14 on: 16 March 2017, 15:53:28 »
Whats the shipping usually like from Aries?

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #15 on: 16 March 2017, 16:09:07 »
Whats the shipping usually like from Aries?

I usually get the priority mail option which is around $7 (for a ~$50 order). He ships very fast, I ordered late Monday evening and received the order today.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #16 on: 16 March 2017, 17:18:34 »
Aries is fast and efficient and you'll be notified within a business day if anything in your order is going to cause a holdup.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #17 on: 16 March 2017, 22:12:28 »
Thanks for the referral guys. Due to the rules, it's hard to talk about sales here.

Whats the shipping usually like from Aries?

It's cheap, both First Class Mail & Priority Mail are options. I only ship USPS. Feel free to shoot me a PM if you need to know more.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #18 on: 16 March 2017, 23:33:46 »
Yeah, I can imagine. Price is good and I know the cost of shipping isn't bad via USPS usually. Though the best is below retail and free shipping lol

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #19 on: 17 March 2017, 10:38:07 »
I can safely assume he'll announce it when it comes out. Continuing to ask over and over doesn't help.
It doesn't Hurt either  O0
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #20 on: 17 March 2017, 12:48:02 »
Aries is fast and efficient and you'll be notified within a business day if anything in your order is going to cause a holdup.
Aff, last order I made was at 11 pm on a Friday, had it Monday!
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #21 on: 19 March 2017, 00:03:38 »
They must have shipped some already because you can find them on ebay. Complete with a misprint on the blister of "45 tons"  ::)

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #22 on: 19 March 2017, 10:56:22 »
Looking at the blister I hope it isn't the size of a 45 ton  :-[
And after looking at the picture on eBay it appears it doesn't have a head!
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #23 on: 19 March 2017, 13:28:40 »
Hard to see the head when you're looking at the bottom of the torso!  :D

It will likely be on the large side for a 20-tonner, though it shouldn't be mistaken for a medium. The aim was to match the target production size for the Stinger, which was on the large side due to technical constraints. Adjust your expectations accordingly.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #24 on: 19 March 2017, 13:54:14 »
How do these compare in size to the Primitive Wasp or the Reseen Stinger/Phoenix Hawk?
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #25 on: 19 March 2017, 16:54:09 »
Continuing to ask over and over doesn't help.
Are you really sure? }:) >:D Maybe Capslock will do the trick.

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #26 on: 20 March 2017, 10:56:58 »
Hard to see the head when you're looking at the bottom of the torso!  :D

It will likely be on the large side for a 20-tonner, though it shouldn't be mistaken for a medium. The aim was to match the target production size for the Stinger, which was on the large side due to technical constraints. Adjust your expectations accordingly.
Interesting, so can I assume the extra parts then will make a few different variants?
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #27 on: 20 March 2017, 17:34:05 »
I got two yesterday. There are three weapon parts to change the variant. A 2 sm. Laser, machine gun,and flamer.
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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #28 on: 20 March 2017, 21:41:09 »
No SRM 4?!?!?! How dare they!  :D

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Re: Any updates for the Wasp?
« Reply #29 on: 20 March 2017, 23:13:03 »
someone bought out my FLGS' distributor already?  :'(