Customs: an idea for the repro parts makers

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by domientius, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. domientius

    domientius Well-Known Member

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    Primus is next to impossible to transform without that stupid planet key. Though casting a copy with electronics might not be cost effective. BUT, casting some replacement lock with the bottom tip might be. Just something that can be used to transform thie toy in case the planet lock is lost.

    Seriously, which HasTak employee thought the lock thing as a necessity was a good idea? You cannot transform the toy without it. At least with Powermasters you could just push the obviously exposed button bit to transform the toy(not that it wasn't also dumb).
     
  2. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    considering the entire show was about them trying to find and collect the four keys to the omega lock, which was needed so they could unlock Primus to save the universe, it sure makes sense to me as to why he was designed that way.
     
  3. NGW

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    Yeah, but on a kid's toy? Kids lose things way too often. Hell, I'm 17 and I still lose things.

    I just think that having it a requirement to transform him is a bit..well, understandable sure..but not the best move.
     
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    A repro lock with a keychain loop would be rather spiffy, actually.
     
  5. MegaMoonMan

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    Just take him apart and disable the locks.
     
  6. QuinJester

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    A flat pencil eraser also works. You just have to be able to push in and jimmy those little locking tabs, then you can push the bits around manually.
     
  7. frenzyrumble

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    hell, i use a pen or my finger. there's 2 spring loaded plastic thingys in there..just need those to be pushed down.
     
  8. SPLIT LIP

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    The lock idea was great and fun, and actually compelled you to use the gimmick instead of ignoring it.

    Primus is still really cool, and makes sense. Even for a kids toy. (Tough rocks, kid. You knew what you were buying, it's clearly advertised.)

    Besides, if peeps are that concerned with it, leave it in one of his holes.
     

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