TFsource 3-24 Weekly SourceNews! MP13B Instock!

Great News Sourcefans!
The highly anticipated MP-13B Soundblaster with Ratbat is now instock, with Reformatted – R-04 – Leo Dux the Squadron Commander due instock later this week! We’re also nearing closer to the release of the highly anticipated figure Fanstoys FT-04 Scoria! We also have new preorders on the site like MP-21 – Masterpiece Bumblebee – with Coin & Battle Mask, Microblaze Creations – MBC002 Military Titans, DR. Wu – DW-P17 Gun Arms Blitz – Blitzwing Add-on Kit, and Unique Toys – UT-D01 Salmoore! We’ve restocked several items from both KFC Customs and Dr. Wu Customs and added a bunch of G1 and Beast Wars New Recruits to the site. As always, be sure to check out the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Reviews and Interviews! All this and more… in this week’s SourceNews!

In this issue of SourceNews:
1. Now Instock – MP-13B Masterpiece Soundblaster with Ratbat!
2. Mastermind Creations Reformatted – R-04 – Leo Dux the Squadron Commander – Instock This Week!
3. Fanstoys FT-04 Scoria Preorder Update!
4. Huge 3rd Party Customs Restock!
5. Now up for preorder – Microblaze Creations – MBC002 Military Titans!
6. 3rd Party War Rages On!
7. Unique Toys – New Preorders and Restocked Items!
8. Now up for Preorder – Kabaya Series 8 Kits!
9. Now instock – iGear Shark Attack Squad and Leader of the Shark!
10. Fansproject Diesel and Quadruple-U Restocked!
11. MECH iDEAS Gauntlet and Piston Now up for Preorder!
12. New Make Toys Preorders!
13. theToySource Updates! GIJOE, Bandai, Kotobukiya and More!
14. Source Blog Updates!
15. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
16. Newest Instock items at TFsource


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1. Now Instock – MP-13B Masterpiece Soundblaster with Ratbat!
Now Instock – MP-13B Soundblaster & Ratbat! Order yours at TFsource here:

MP-13B – Masterpiece Soundblaster with Ratbat
Now up for preorder – MP-21 – Masterpiece Bumblebee with Coin & Battle Mask! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

MP-21 – Masterpiece Bumblebee – with Coin & Battle Mask
This listing includes the exclusive collector’s coin as well as the Battle Mask add-on. If you have already preordered the regular version and want to upgrade please email: [email protected] or if you have stacked your bumblebee simply add the mask version to your stack and cancel the regular version! Note: We have a limited supply of this version with battle mask, we will try to accommodate all requests but while supplies last.
It has been confirmed that it will be Spike in the Exo-Suit!
You can preorder the regular version here:

MP-21 – Masterpiece Bumblebee
Now instock: MP-12G G2 Version Sideswipe! Includes unapplied retro G2 stickers, bonus weaponry inspired by the G2 comic book and more – order yours from TFSource today!

MP-12G – Masterpiece G2 Sideswipe
Now Up for Preorder – MP-18 – Masterpiece Bluestreak – Exclusive Edition! This is a limited edition MP-18 Bluestreak Exclusive figure. Colors are unknown at this time, but will be updated once revealed. Preorder here:

MP-18 – Masterpiece Bluestreak – Exclusive Edition
Now instock – MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock reissue! $199.95 + FREE US SHIPPING on this big guy! International customers also get reduced shipping costs. Includes bonus Flame Sword add-on, crown and collector’s coin! Order yours at TFsource here:

MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock – Asia Exclusive with Flame Sword & Crown Coin
Watch TFsource Sponsored Reviewer Peaugh’s review of MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock Reissue on TFsource here: MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock – Asia Exclusive with Flame Sword & Crown Simply scroll down the page and click play to watch the review – Flame Sword On!
Now up for preorder – MP-14 Masterpiece Red Alert – 2nd Production Run! No info if this piece will vary from the first at all, most likely it will be the same. Available late in 2014! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

MP-14 – Masterpiece Red Alert – 2nd Production Run
MP-20 Wheeljack Up for Preorder! For only $7 more, you can get him with a collector’s coin and Anti-Hypnosis Device. Preorder either version at TFSource by clicking the links below:

MP-20 – Masterpiece Wheeljack

MP-20 – Masterpiece Wheeljack – with coin and Anti-Hypnosis Device
Now back up for preorder – MP-12 Masterpiece Sideswipe – 2nd Production Run! Unlike all the unsubstantiated preorders that were listed prior by other sites for a 2nd run of MP-12 Sideswipe that didn’t exist, this one is confirmed, and back up for the original preorder price of $79.99! Plus this version is supposed to fix many of the QC issues associated with the first. Due out in March/April – preorder yours today! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

MP-12 – Masterpiece Sideswipe – Lambor – 2nd Production Run
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2. Mastermind Creations Reformatted – R-04 – Leo Dux the Squadron Commander – Instock This Week!
We’ve just received word that Leo Dux is now shipping from overseas and will be instock next week, barring any delays! Preorder here:

Reformatted – R-04 – Leo Dux the Squadron Commander
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3. Fanstoys FT-04 Scoria Preorder Update!
We’ve recently posted scans of the instruction manual for Scoria on Facebook. Make sure to check it out on our Facebook page! We are nearing closer to the release of this highly anticipated figure, so preorder today:

Fanstoys FT-04 Scoria
TFSource Sponsored Reviewer Peaugh has got his hands on a baked potato…err early Scoria release! Watch his video on TFSource here: FansToys FT-04 Scoria Simply scroll down the page on TFsource and watch his video!
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4. Huge 3rd Party Customs Restock! Preorder Update!
Now instock – Loyal Subjects Limited Edition Figures! Included are the rainmaker set of 3, Ultra Magnus and Cybetron 2-pack exclusive! Order yours at TFsource here:

TFsource – Your Source for Loyal Subjects Limited Edition Figures!
Now instock – Dr. Wu’s Club of Wisdom! Pick up this piece and many more add-ons for your TFs’ at TFSource here: TFsource – Your Source for Dr Wu. Customs!

DR Wu – DW-P18 – Club of Wisdom
Now instock -Dr. Wu Soul Eater Scythe! We’ve also restocked dozens of popular Dr. Wu items – order yours here:

TFsource – Your Source for Dr. Wu Customs!
New preorder up – DR. Wu – DW-P17 Gun Arms Blitz – Blitzwing Add-on Kit! Included with each kit is a gun with extendable barrel, a new head, and mounts to fix the shoulder issue! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

DR. Wu – DW-P17 Gun Arms Blitz – Blitzwing Add-on Kit
Now up for preorder – Dr. Wu Gatling Gun & Small Silver Pistol! Preorder yours at TFSource here:

DR. Wu – DW-P19 Warbot – Gatling Gun Add-on

DR. Wu – Small Silver Pistol
Note: 1 listing is for the Gatling Gun, the other for the silver pistol, each includes 1 piece.
We’ve also restocked many out of stock KFC items! Check them out here:

TFsource – Your Source for KFC Customs!
X2 Toys Interceptor Kit now includes bonus parts and there are two versions, a white and red gun version! The bonus parts form weapons/chest armor for frenzy or rumble, and allow you to also combine the MP tapes together in a gestalt type of form! Preorder yours at TFSource here:

X2 Toys – XT004 Interceptor Kit – Add on Transforming Gun for Titan Metroplex – Red

X2 Toys – XT004 Interceptor Kit – Add on Transforming Gun for Titan Metroplex – White
Now instock/restock Cubex’ Huff! Finally the rest of our Cubex order has shown up and they shipped out additional stock as well, based on the popularity of this figure! Order yours at TFSource here:

Cubex – Old Timer Series 01 – Engineer Huff
TFC Restock! We’ve restocked many popular TFC items including Nemean! Check them out here:

TFsource – Your Source for TFC Toys Customs!
Now up for preorder – Rage of Hercules Set! This hard to find set is having a second release! The initial release sold out almost immediately, so great news for those who missed out. Preorder yours at TFsource here:

TFC Toys – TFC-007 – Rage of Hercules Add-on Kit
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5. Now up for preorder – Microblaze Creations – MBC002 Military Titans!
Special Early Bird Promo – Save $10! This great Bruticus upgrade kit includes parts for not only the combined Bruticus, but the individual bots as well. The first release will also include the replaceable mask for berserk mode, not included with any future releases. Be sure to check out all of the amazing pictures on the site of what all comes with this set! Great news – FREE Premium/SDCC color version foot replaceable parts will be included with all early bird preorders for Microblaze creations Military Titans! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

Microblaze Creations – MBC002 Military Titans
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6. 3rd Party War Rages On!
Now up for Preorder – Before and After Six Sigma US & Japanese versions! Colored to go with either the US or Japanese TG 23 metroplex (sold separately) the US version features black arms, the Japanese red arms. Can be disassembled to form weapons and add-on parts for Generations Metroplex! Set for a March/April release date, preorder yours today! Preorders up here:

Before and After – Six Sigma – US Version

Before and After – Six Sigma – Japanese Version
Now up for preorder – TFC Toys Gears of War 3! This figure can be disassembled into several add-ons and guns that Generations Metroplex (sold separately) can use! Preorder yours at TFSource here: TFC Toys – TFC-009 Gear Of War 3

TFC Toys – TFC-009 Gear Of War 3
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7. Unique Toys – New Preorders and Restocked Items!
Now up for preorder – Unique Toys – UT-D01 Salmoore! This figure transforms from motorcycle to robot and back, more details to come! Preorder yours at TFSource here:

Unique Toys – UT-D01 Salmoore
Now back instock – UT’s Sharky set! Order yours at TFSource here:

Unique Toys G02 – Sharky – Set of 3!
Check out TFSource Sponsored Reviewer’ Peaugh’s Sharky Review here: Unique Toys G02 – Sharky Set of 3 | Source Review
Now up for preorder – Unique Toys Soundmixer! Fully transformable, figure stands 17CM/6.7″ tall, approximately the same height as MP-17. Soundmixer’s weapon parts actually become a cassette! Scheduled for release in March! Preorder yours at TFSource here:

Unique Toys – Soundmixer
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8. Now up for Preorder – Kabaya Series 8 Kits!
We’ve added a preorder for the Kabaya Series 8 Kits! This series features Star Convoy, Buster and Hydra! These are mini model kits that are randomly assorted blind box style and Buster & Hydra can even combine like in the G1 Japanese series! An amazing feat for the scale on these mini models! Preorder yours at TFsource here: Kabaya – Assortment 8 – Candy Toys – Assorted Box of 8

Kabaya – Assortment 8 – Candy Toys – Assorted Box of 8
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9. Now instock – iGear Shark Attack Squad and Leader of the Shark!
Now instock – iGear Shark Attack Squad and Leader of the Shark! The squad is a set of 3, and the leader is one figure recolored. Order here:

iGear IG-TG005 Shark Attack Squad

iGear IG-TG005B Leader of the Shark
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10. Fansproject Diesel and Quadruple-U Restocked!
Now Instock! Fansproject – Causality M3 Crossfire Intimidator – Full Set of 5! This listing isn’t for a giftset, but a complete set of all five figures! It’s at a slight discount compared to the individual listings and get FREE US shipping/reduced international shipping in checkout! Order at TFsource here:

Fansproject – Causality M3 Crossfire Intimidator – Full Set of 5
Fansproject Restock – Causality CA-13 Diesel and Quadruple-U! Fansproject Restock! We have received the final stock of Diesel, as well as Quadruple-U – instock now at TFSource:

Fansproject – Causality CA-13 Diesel & M3 Crossfire Set

Fansproject – Function X-2: Quadruple-U
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11. MECH iDEAS Gauntlet and Piston Now up for Preorder!
Resurrected from the dead – MECH iDEAS Gauntlet and Piston are reborn at very affordable price points! Preorder yours at TFSource here:

MECH iDEAS – Demolition Crue DC03 – Gauntlet

MECH iDEAS – Demolition Crue DC03P – Piston
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12. New Make Toys Preorders!
Now up for preorder – Make Toys Trash-Talk and Cogwheel + M.F.B.! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

Make Toys – Manga Mech Series – Trash-Talk & Cogwheel – Set of 2 Figures

Make Toys – M.F.B. – My First Blaster
Keep in mind with all Make Toys product there will be limited stock so we recommend preordering early!
Also up for preorder – Make toys Armageddon Kit! Preorder yours at TFsource here:

Make Toys – Armageddon – Add-on Kit
We also have some limited stock of the Platinum Omega Supreme that will be available as well:

Platinum Series – Fall of Cybertron Omega Supreme – Year of the Snake Edition
For those that don’t have the Omega yet, you can preorder both together. The Armageddon add-on kit is quite large and comes with a lot of pieces to upgrade your Omega Supreme!
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13. theToySource Updates! GIJOE, Bandai, Kotobukiya and More!
theToySource New Recruits – Vintage ARAH Joes! We’ve added a bunch of vintage ARAH Joes, including vehicles that were MISB with dried up tape, pristine contents including some pretty hard to find ones. Check them out here:

theToySource New Recruits!
Kotobukiya Products Now Up for Preorder! We’ve now added Kotobukiya to our lineup of awesome products on our page! Check out the latest preorders here:

Kotobukiya – Frame Arms Weapon Set 2 – Modeling Support Goods

Kotobukiya – Armored Core V Kt-104 Perun Hanged Man Plastic Model Kit

Kotobukiya – DC Comics – Starfire Bishoujo Statue

Kotobukiya – DC Comics – Batman New 52 ArtFX + Statue

Kotobukiya – DC Comics – Superman New 52 ArtFX + Statue
theToySource – Your New Source for Kotobukiya Products!
Now instock – Joe Collector Club Exclusive Grand Slam! Order yours at theToySource here:

GI Joe 2013 – Subscription Figure – Grand Slam
Now Instock – GIJOE Subscription figure Big Bear! This figure is almost sold out so don’t miss out – order yours at theToySource here:

GI Joe 2013 – Subscription Figure – Big Bear
We’ve added new Bandai Preorders at theToySource! This includes Robot Spirits Damashii – Leo (Moss Green) Space Type, Soul of Chogokin – GX-66 – Trider G7, and more! See them all here:


S.H.Figuarts – Sailor Moon – 2nd Edition

Soul of Chogokin – GX-66 – Trider G7

Soul of Chogokin – Tamashii Stage Act Soul of Chogokin

Robot Spirits Damashii – Gundam Virsago Chest Break
theToySource – Your Source for Bandai Collectibles!
Now up for preorder – Game of Thrones Legacy Collection Figures! Great news – we confirmed that the Hound from the Game of Throne figures will include his helmet! Preorder yours at theToySource here:

theToySource – Your Source for Game of Thrones Legacy Collection Figures!
Now Up for Preorder – Figuarts Zero – Sailor Mercury! You can now preorder – Figuarts Zero – Sailor Mercury on theToySource here:

Figuarts Zero – Sailor Mercury
Now instock – Monster Arts Battra! The popular Kaiju from the Godzilla Vs Mothra film joins the S.H.MonsterArts series! The figure sculpt has been master crafted in exquisite detail by Yuji Sakai, and features clear parts as part of his head for enhanced realism. Battra also features advanced articulation: a characteristic of the S.H.MonsterArts series- maw, wing and leg areas are also fully articulated. In addition, a special display stand has been included in this set to portray Battra in flying poses. Check out all of our Godzilla figures here:

S.H.MonsterArts – Battra
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14. Source Blog Updates!

NEW SOURCE ARTICLE! Could you pick an ambassador for TF Prime, PVCs, Euro G1 or ROTF? Our contributors give it a try Source Blog | Ambassadors Part 4
NEW SOURCE ARTICLE! Part 2 of the Obtainable Holy Grail! Read on here: Source Blog | The Obtainable Holy Grail – Part 2
NEW SOURCE INTERVIEW! We didn’t expect to find a serious G1/Diaclone collector in Spain. Here’s Alberto to prove us wrong! Collector Interview | Alberto Jimenez
NEW SOURCE REVIEW! Check out TFsource sponsored reviewer Peaugh’s review of MP12G G2 Sideswipe here: MP-12G – Masterpiece G2 Sideswipe
Simply scroll down the page and click play on the video! We know may are curious on how this piece looks in its final form so check it out!
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15. Newest Preorder items at TFsource

MP-21 – Masterpiece Bumblebee – with Coin & Battle Mask

DR. Wu – DW-P19 Warbot – Gatling Gun Add-on

DR. Wu – Small Silver Pistol

FansToys FT-04 Scoria

TFC Toys – TFC-007 – Rage of Hercules Add-on Kit

Unique Toys – UT-D01 Salmoore

Microblaze Creations – MBC002 Military Titans

DR. Wu – DW-P17 Gun Arms Blitz – Blitzwing Add-on Kit

X2 Toys – XT004 Interceptor Kit – Add on Transforming Gun for Titan Metroplex – Red

X2 Toys – XT004 Interceptor Kit – Add on Transforming Gun for Titan Metroplex – White

Kabaya – Assortment 8 – Candy Toys – Assorted Box of 8

Before and After – Six Sigma – US Version

Before and After – Six Sigma – Japanese Version

TFC Toys – TFC-009 Gear Of War 3

MECH iDEAS – Demolition Crue DC03 – Gauntlet

MECH iDEAS – Demolition Crue DC03P – Piston

e-hobby – Transformers Cloud – Brawn

e-hobby – Transformers Cloud – Starscream

Make Toys – Manga Mech Series – Trash-Talk & Cogwheel – Set of 2 Figures

Make Toys – M.F.B. – My First Blaster

Make Toys – Armageddon – Add-on Kit

Platinum Series – Fall of Cybertron Omega Supreme – Year of the Snake Edition

Henkei Classics – Autobot Warriors – Ratchet Kup Perceptor 3-Pack

Japanese Generations – Thundercracker Exclusive

Japanese Generations – Fireblast Grimlock Exclusive

Ultimetal – Transformers Optimus Prime – 17” Figure

MP-18 – Masterpiece Bluestreak – Exclusive Edition

MP-14 – Masterpiece Red Alert – 2nd Production Run

MP-20 – Masterpiece Wheeljack

MP-20 – Masterpiece Wheeljack – with coin and Anti-Hypnosis Device

Transformers 2014 – Generations Series 03 – Deluxe – Set of 3 Figures

Bullsfire – DB-01 Air Strike

Xtransbots – BEK-01TK – Boosticus Add-on Kit – for Takara Bruticus

Mega Steel – MS-03 – Radio

TFC Toys – Project Ares – Phlogeus

TFC Toys – Prometheus – Gumball

MP-12 – Masterpiece Sideswipe – Lambor – 2nd Production Run

X2 Toys – XT004 Interceptor Kit – Add on Transforming Gun for Titan Metroplex

Unique Toys – Soundmixer

AFT Toys – AFT-07 Titanium Saint

MP-11 – Masterpiece Starscream – Coronation Set – Asia Exclusive Reissue

e-hobby – Transformers Cloud – Optimus Prime

e-hobby – Transformers Cloud – Megatron

Warbotron – WB01B

Warbotron – WB01A

Warbotron – WB01D

Warbotron – WB01C

Warbotron – WB01E

Voltron – 30th Anniversary Die-Cast Light-Up Set – with Sound and Stand

G-07 – Punishment – Add on Kit

Transformers Go – G25 – Black Lio Prime

Transformers Go – G26 – Optimus Prime EX Triple Changer

DaCaToys – Kronos

Transformers Generations Japan – TG33 Armada Starscream

Transformers Generations Japan – TG32 Minicon Set

MP-22 – Masterpiece Ultra Magnus – with Perfect Edition Trailer

BTS-06 – Nova Lord

KFC – CST-D01 & CTS-D02 Set of Haymaker & Overslay

Dreamworks Toy Factory – Bulkhead – Blast Cannon Weapon – Clear Purple Version

Million Publishing’s Infiltrator Starscream

MP-20 – Masterpiece Wheeljack

MP-21 – Masterpiece Bumblebee

Reformatted – R-02 – Talon the Aerial Assaulter!

Reformatted – R-04 – Leo Dux the Squadron Commander
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16. Newest Instock items at TFsource

Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster & Ratbat

DR Wu – DW-P18 – Club of Wisdom

Loyal Subjects – Transformers 3” Vinyl Figure – Rainmaker 3-Pack Exclusive

Loyal Subjects – Transformers 3” Vinyl Figure – Cybertron 2-Pack Exclusive

Loyal Subjects – Transformers 3” Vinyl Figure – Ultra Magnus Exclusive

DR Wu – DW-P20 – Soul Eater – Scythe

Cubex – Old Timer Series 01 – Engineer Huff

iGear IG-TG005 Shark Attack Squad

iGear IG-TG005B Leader of the Shark

MP-12T – Masterpiece Tigertrack

Planet X – Project Genesis

THE WORKSHOP – King Kickbutt – FOC Grimlock Upgrade Kit – Blue Version

THE WORKSHOP – King Kickbutt – FOC Grimlock Upgrade Kit – Red Version

Fansproject – Causality CA-13 Diesel & M3 Crossfire Set

Fansproject – Function X-2: Quadruple-U

Transformers 2014 – Generations Voyager Class – Wave 01 – Rhinox

MP-12G – Masterpiece G2 Sideswipe

DMY Studios – D-02 – Snowman Aerial Team Add-on – Upgrade Kit

DMY Studios – D-02 – Aerial Team Add-on – Upgrade Kit

X2 Toys – XT003 Japanese Trailbreaker & Hoist – Metallic Edition – Add on Kit

Transformazing Toys – PB-02 Pandora’s Box Add-on Set

Xtransbots – MM-1 Krank & MM-2 Stax Set of 2

Fansproject – Causality M3 Crossfire Intimidator – Full Set of 5

Xovergen – TF-01B – Trailer Force – Black Nemesis Version

MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock – Asia Exclusive with Flame Sword & Crown Coin

Reformatted – R-01 – Terminus Hexatron – Dazzling Glory – Chromed Weapon Set

Reformatted – R-05 – Fortis the Ground Assaulter

KFC – Xmas Trio Pack – Set of 3

KFC – CST-05B & CTS-06B Airdancer Set of Jetdancer & Slamtank – Black Version

iGear – PP05D – Defense Specialist

iGear – MW-03C Hench – Comic Color Edition

MP-19 – Masterpiece Smokescreen
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