Animated Arcee's thumbs

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  1. Viper08

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    Hi guys, just recently managed to get a hold of this awsome figure, but I noticed something weird right away. Continuing the tradition of hard weapons to place in the hands of the robot (I'm looking at you Bludgeon) her swords don't go in easily into her hands, after trying for awhile I noticed some disturbing stress marks in both her thumbs. I manger to look at another toy in package and it had the stress marks already ( this was a new toy at a TRU store sealed up).
    Has anyone else noticed this?
    Thanks for the replies guys.
     
  2. thenatureboywoo

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    Yeah, I was reaing about this in the Feedback thread. Either Lumpy or ORIO brought this up. Not sure about mine, I will look at it tonight. I try to slide mine in from the top of the hand rather than clipping it in fron the open palm side.
     
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    Mine have stress marks. Not bad, but definitely not good. I hadn't even noticed till a friend warned me about it. Time to shave some plastic on the sword handles.

    ~Matt Booker
     
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    Oh, you may have just killed my want for her...
     
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    But... But, she has a tramp stamp. Does that make up for it?

    [​IMG]

    Of course, that might also explain the stress marks on her hands...

    ~Matt Booker
     
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    ROFL! :lol 
     
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    Mine had them before she even touched the swords. I think it was caused during transformation. from now on, I'm gonna carefully take the pegs out of her hands before swinging those sections to her back.

    and she's probably never going to hold the swords.
     
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    I just slide the swords in from the top, and her thumbs are fine so far.
     
  10. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    That makes up for EVERYTHING.
     
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    heat them up and be careful after
     
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    Lumpy's have the stress mark. And yeah, sliding in from the top is the way to go
     
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    i dont think the stress marks are from the sword.. it might be from the alt mode..the hands hold together the alt mode..
     
  14. thenatureboywoo

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    I checked mine last night, and I found stress marks. And as I said before, I slide mine in to prevent her from opening the gap in her hand. So I don't know. I'll transform her tonight to see if it is due to the alt mode.
     
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    hrmm i haven't seen any on mine yet and i have her holding this too.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. TheBigMachine

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    Just had a thumb snap on my Arcee (have since glued it). I also have one of the feet partially broken after it came off and was snapped back in place, stressing the rotator joint. Arcee is a great toy, but it looks like it might have been better served if the magenta plastic had a little more flexibility.
     
  18. thenatureboywoo

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    Look at the inside part of her left thumb. There is a stress mark there.
     
  19. firehawc_69

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    Holy crap. I hate the Animated line, but that alone might make me get that fig...and display it like that.
     
  20. Lumpy

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    yeah, that was me... pisses me off... i'm tempted to buy another one and sell this one and just be uber careful with the initial transformation... i figured out an angle to slide the swords in so they fit perfect, but still, that annoys me... i hate when hands are part of a transformation and stuff like this can happen...
     

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