Animated Arcee question

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Darkfall, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Darkfall

    Darkfall Savior of Shadows

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    So I've kind of gotten back into collecting again, after swearing I was done. I really wanted an Arcee for my collection, and the one from Animated seemed the best fit. Sadly by this time they were even more impossible to find than usual around here, so I ended up getting a Takara one on Ebay.

    It finally arrived today (3 weeks later, but what can ya do?) and I'm slightly disappointed. The package was fairly roughed up, and alot of her joints are pretty loose. Is this an issue with the figure in general, a problem with the shipping, something unique to the Takara mold maybe? I'm not completely unhappy with the figure, I'm just surprised is all and was wondering if I ordered a US version if I'd be likely to be seeing the same issue.
     
  2. excelhedge

    excelhedge Overseer of Weird

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    No exp with Takara's version

    but all three of my Hasbro Arcee's an all of the joints are fairly good. Not Tight but not too loose.
     
  3. Aernaroth

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    Sounds like it may be a shipping issue. Any complaints I'd heard about her were that her joints were too tight...
     
  4. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    No problems at all with the Hasbro Arcee.
     
  5. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    Keen on Prime arcee becoming the next Chromia in my collection then that rotf mess is trash fodder.
     
  6. fawnheart2000

    fawnheart2000 Autobot

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    Just wondering, are you sure that it isn't a KO? The CHMS KO is very close to the original down to the copyright on the figure and the box even says Takara Tomy on it.
     
  7. Valkysas

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    joints floppy? I've never seen that with an Animated Arcee. Could be the KO.
     
  8. Pravus Prime

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    I'm thinking the same thing, sounds like the KO version, since there have been complaints about the paint apps and loose joints on them.

    I only have the Hasbro version, but I've heard that the Takara version is very tight more often then not.
     
  9. Transfotaku

    Transfotaku Transformer Otaku

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    You got a KO indeed. File a dispute on eBay pronto and a complaint on paypal now. Get your money back. You were ripped off.
     
  10. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

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    I've had both the Domestic and Takara versions of Arcee,and neither has suffered loose joints. Both had the issue with the shin tab being a tad too big on one leg, but that was it.
     
  11. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Sorry homie, I think it is a case of this^
    Get that dispute going ASAP.
     
  12. iamste

    iamste Well-Known Member

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    ^ mine has that. Is there an easy fix or shall I just leave it?

    Yeah, anyway-- my Takara Arcee is great (apart from the leg tab).
     
  13. Silvershot

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    I'm not so sure you have a KO. As far as I understand, the only KO's in the official packaging are the blue and green versions. I don't think they've done the pink KO. I think you just have one that happens to be loose. May have better luck with another one (Hasbro or Takara).

    -Silvershot
     
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    Hey silvershot, there is a KO CHMS pink takara arcee but I don't sell those..
     
  15. Silvershot

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    Oh that's funny - I was looking at your store when I made that post! Thanks for the info. Is there anything this guy can look at that will tell him for sure if his is KO or legit?
     

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