Animated Jetfire/Jetstorm Problem

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  1. tomboland

    tomboland Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone had any problems with the arms on animated Jetfire or jetstorm? The joint inside the arm on jetfire below the elbow joint (that lets you bend it slightly while on safeguards back) is making his arm permanently bend as far out as it will go so while in robot mode. if i bend it back to normal myself it just springs back to being bent giving him a bit of a wonky arm. any one else having similar problems
     
  2. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    I don't have that problem, but on mine the rotation join on one of Jetfire's arms is so tight that the shoulder pops off the ball join every time I try and move it.
    It's almost like this one little join is trying to make up for any loose joins any other figure in the line ever had.

    Sometimes you just get some crazy QC. *shrug
     
  3. tomboland

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    nah ive not gotg that 1, my joints are normal, not too tight, not too loose.

    on the plus side only 1 of the elite guard symbol panels has poped off and it only happened the once. :D 

    anyone got any ideas to fix the prob in my OP?
     
  4. tomboland

    tomboland Well-Known Member

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    *bump*
     
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    tomboland Well-Known Member

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    anyone? id greatly appreciate it
     
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    tomboland Well-Known Member

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    anyone at all? i would even go with you posting that you understand what im on about so i know im not just talking BS
     
  7. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I realise you're new and everything, but continually bumping your own thread every few minutes is not the way to go. If people can help, they'll respond. :) 
     
  8. tomboland

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    and ironically, thankyou for bumping my thread by responding off topic
     
  9. Brolga01

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    ?????I know what your talking about but...?????I have no clue.Sorry!!!
     
  10. tomboland

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    you have no clue.....?????? u mean how to solve it?
     
  11. Brolga01

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    Yeah!Sorry...I don't consider myself in the smart group ya know!!?!!
     
  12. thenatureboywoo

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    When this was in safeguard mode and the arms were all bent and stuff behind him, did you have it near a lamp or heat source or leave it in a hot car. Cause maybe it sounds like it may have remolded it's shape slighty with the help of a little heat. And if that's the case there is real no way to fix it. Maybe radicons could help at that point.
     
  13. tomboland

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    no, i just got it in the mail, opened it, seemed fine then i noticed it. only a problem in robot mode. but its a pain.
     
  14. thenatureboywoo

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    Sound like you just got a bad one then. Maybe see if you can exchange it.
     
  15. tomboland

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    hmmm, im gonna try unscrewing the arm and taking it apart and putting it back together. maybe theres a shaving of plastic from the mold getting stuck or something
     
  16. T-Logicon

    T-Logicon assembles the drones

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    Mine does not have any problems.
     
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    ok, i just went and checked mine, never noticed it before but yeah, both of the arms on mine are like that, doesn't bother me much though, maybe they are supposed to be like that, i have him surfing on jetstorm, and don't feel like tfing jetstorm to find out
     
  18. tomboland

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    nah i dont think its supposed to be like that cos JF's other arm and both of JS's arms are fine and stay straight.

    Just unscrewed JF's problem arm and the same arm on JS to compare them and theres no irregularity that i can see. Maybe a piece on JF's arm is just molded slightly bigger than it should be, like by a fraction of a milimetre.
     

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