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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #750 on: 13 April 2022, 12:16:29 »
I'd like to echo this question, even if all we get is a ballpark answer.  I'm currently sitting on a small list of items I want to pick up, and if the price bump is anything but trivial I think it'll push me into ordering ASAP.

I will check tonight, I know some areas like scrapyard got a higher increase to larger parts that were priced lower for there size.

Any chances the Defender will see release a bit earlier?

The list of web only I have for release will be next week at earliest. I got confirmation that molding and stock for order will be completed this week.

Is it still possible to pick up orders on site?  I'll be in that region in the next couple weeks.

Please will out the contact form on the website and we will go from there.

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Just from idle interest (having just dropped a pre-price-rise order),

- What is the current best selling BT mini?
- Pick one BT mini which hasn't sold this year?
- Any idea of the non-store average order size?

These first one I can easily check since I was recently looking at this. The other two would be a more in depth look into sales. I will at to my list to check this.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #751 on: 13 April 2022, 15:01:03 »
I will check tonight, I know some areas like scrapyard got a higher increase to larger parts that were priced lower for there size.

The list of web only I have for release will be next week at earliest. I got confirmation that molding and stock for order will be completed this week.

Please will out the contact form on the website and we will go from there.

These first one I can easily check since I was recently looking at this. The other two would be a more in depth look into sales. I will at to my list to check this.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #752 on: 13 April 2022, 20:42:20 »
Speck,

Just from idle interest (having just dropped a pre-price-rise order),

- What is the current best selling BT mini?
- Pick one BT mini which hasn't sold this year?
- Any idea of the non-store average order size?

I was wondering some of these same questions...just as a sort of interest in what other people are interested or not interested in. My tastes are all over the place and I love the fact that there's a huge variety of models to chose from.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #753 on: 16 April 2022, 20:53:56 »
Price increase is done, I fixed the new issues I noticed. But if you see something odd let me know in PM or use the support form.

I'd like to echo this question, even if all we get is a ballpark answer.  I'm currently sitting on a small list of items I want to pick up, and if the price bump is anything but trivial I think it'll push me into ordering ASAP.

I am late in answering this, I have been extra busy last few days with getting the price increase update files completed and verified for doing to update this evening. Plus work and home was nuts as well. The increase was between 10% to 20%, depending on the items. As I said some scrap yard parts were more than that, such as the Scylla arms, which are large and were priced on the low side. We did break the $20 on more items then before.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #754 on: 16 April 2022, 21:09:04 »
A couple of questions just occurred to me.  Are the metal versions of the Ryuken TC and Black Knight 9KNT going to come in as many pieces as the plastic ones did?  Also, are they going to have the arm and leg holes done with normal round slots like most minis or with the shaped holes that force you into one pose option like the plastic minis did?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #755 on: 16 April 2022, 21:55:37 »
A couple of questions just occurred to me.  Are the metal versions of the Ryuken TC and Black Knight 9KNT going to come in as many pieces as the plastic ones did?  Also, are they going to have the arm and leg holes done with normal round slots like most minis or with the shaped holes that force you into one pose option like the plastic minis did?

Metal versions are using the same files.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #756 on: 16 April 2022, 23:23:59 »
Thank you.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #757 on: 17 April 2022, 07:30:27 »
I'm relieved that the price increase is only on the order of 10-20%.  I just hope that the price of metal drops soon, so IWM can maintain profitability.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #758 on: 17 April 2022, 08:41:21 »
It's a shame that there was a price increase. It will make buying doubles of mechs a bit more unattractive. But it is what it is. And I still plan to get mechs from IWM's when needed.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #759 on: 17 April 2022, 12:24:29 »
I'm relieved that the price increase is only on the order of 10-20%.  I just hope that the price of metal drops soon, so IWM can maintain profitability.

Me too; the trend line for tin prices over the last five years has been a rocket ship  :(
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #760 on: 17 April 2022, 17:04:50 »
Fortunately, material cost is only part of the cost.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #761 on: 21 April 2022, 23:40:05 »
Price increase is done, I fixed the new issues I noticed. But if you see something odd let me know in PM or use the support form.

I am late in answering this, I have been extra busy last few days with getting the price increase update files completed and verified for doing to update this evening. Plus work and home was nuts as well. The increase was between 10% to 20%, depending on the items. As I said some scrap yard parts were more than that, such as the Scylla arms, which are large and were priced on the low side. We did break the $20 on more items then before.

Thank you for checking!  In the end I pulled the trigger on an order before the bump, knowing I had a pretty set list and could save myself money regardless of the size of the bump.

Now onto compiling the next wantlist...
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #762 on: 23 April 2022, 08:41:06 »
Will the Awesome include any other Variants?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #763 on: 23 April 2022, 10:02:19 »
Will the Awesome include any other Variants?

First one releasing is 8R / 8T and later 8Q / 9Q is coming out.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #764 on: 23 April 2022, 10:05:52 »

Hey Speck,

Regarding the upcoming Wolverine Web Only variants, how will the sculpt represent the
single head-mounted laser of the 7K vs. the twin lasers of the 7M/7M2 ? Modular bits ?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #765 on: 23 April 2022, 13:27:26 »
Hey Speck,

Regarding the upcoming Wolverine Web Only variants, how will the sculpt represent the
single head-mounted laser of the 7K vs. the twin lasers of the 7M/7M2 ? Modular bits ?

RT laser is a separate part.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #766 on: 23 April 2022, 13:31:24 »

Thanks for the heads-up, much appreciated !

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #767 on: 28 April 2022, 08:33:29 »
Question for me in germany is, as i would like to order in one go, instead of second run:

When will the spring releases be available? Or can i order them right now (through a note)?

Any News here, just asking as a rough timeframe for when i can do an order

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #768 on: 28 April 2022, 22:36:05 »
Any News here, just asking as a rough timeframe for when i can do an order

It is unlikely that we will get anything more specific than "Q3" or "Summer", but I agree that more information is nice to have. 

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #769 on: 04 May 2022, 20:49:19 »
Web Only Releases are available on IWM web store now.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #770 on: 04 May 2022, 20:57:37 »
Oooo Saxon, Cyrano . . . and I have to see which Sojourner I am getting.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #771 on: 04 May 2022, 21:19:08 »
Oooo Saxon, Cyrano . . . and I have to see which Sojourner I am getting.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #772 on: 04 May 2022, 21:46:35 »
Not what I meant, but that is good info.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #773 on: 05 May 2022, 07:33:53 »
Hooray! Wolverine variants purchased, can't wait.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #774 on: 05 May 2022, 11:13:39 »
The prime mover and scouts look great! I'll have to make that purchase soon.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #775 on: 05 May 2022, 11:59:18 »
So many Wolverine variants!

The mind boggles.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #776 on: 05 May 2022, 18:34:46 »
So adding the Defender to my Davion fleet. Gonna be awesome!
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #777 on: 05 May 2022, 20:03:19 »
So adding the Defender to my Davion fleet. Gonna be awesome!

Ditto! I actually just started building/painting my fleet. This will be a really cool addition.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #778 on: 05 May 2022, 20:38:00 »
Ditto! I actually just started building/painting my fleet. This will be a really cool addition.

Already have a Davion Destroyer painted. Ordered a Defender and another Davion. Think I have a New Syrtis Carrier but I havent started it yet.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #779 on: 05 May 2022, 21:16:39 »
Hooray! Wolverine variants purchased, can't wait.

So many Wolverine variants!

The mind boggles.

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