Animated Swoop?

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  1. wikkiddavis

    wikkiddavis The wikkid man

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    Is everyone elses Swoop as Crappy as mine? His Right Foot Falls off and his head is also falling off just be looking at it,do i have a Bum Swoop or is this just how it is?
     
  2. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    Bum Swoop. Mines perfect. Take it back.
     
  3. wikkiddavis

    wikkiddavis The wikkid man

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    DAMN!!! I got his right foot to stay on just now i just had to push harder and it clicked in so its fine now but his head it just keeps on falling of i can't even turn the damn thing without it poppin off. I think im goona take it back to wal mart in the morning thanks for ur reply.
     
  4. Feralstorm

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    Never run into a Swoop with a bad foot before, but the head can be kind of a mixed bag. The ball joint there is shallow-socketed, so it can be a problem (some have reported an OK joint, others have the same problem you did.)
     
  5. rob_charb

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    My Swoop's head has the falling-off syndrome as well, but that's simply due to how tight the joint is and how shallow the socket is. If the socket had been just that little bit deeper, there wouldn't be a problem. The head thing is a common problem with Swoop though, just about everyone I've seen writing about one/reviewing has had that problem.

    As for the foot thing, haven't had that problem with anyone but Starscream. His left foot's ball was too big for the socket, so it would keep popping right out, just from looking at it. I ended up having to spend the better part of an hour shaving down the ball to get it to stay put. I was thinking about taking it back, but the store I got it from is about a 30 minute drive away, and at the time, Animated was damn near impossible to find and that was the only Starscream they had. Plus, fixing it was no big deal, so I figured I'd just keep the guy.
     
  6. Treadshot A1

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    Be happy you have one that good. I've heard worse before. The head is a 70% fall off kinda thing. Get over it, or dremel it. Your choice.
     
  7. rob_charb

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    Was that at me? If so, I wasn't actually complaining about Swoop. The head thing doesn't bother me at all, it pops right back on just as easily as it pops off. And, unfortunately, not everyone has a dremel.
     
  8. NGW

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    Only problem I have with my Swoop is getting his wings to peg in in robot mode.
     
  9. trebleshot

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    ^^This is my only real problem with Swoop as well. Yeah, the head pops off on mine, but only if I make him look up too high or when I'm attempting to extend his neck to the proper position for robot mode.
     
  10. SoundMaster

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    All of the joints on my Swoop are nice and tight. Mine's a pain when it comes to transforming it though.
     
  11. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    My Swoop was among the first released in the BBTS Animated wave 4 case and has zero problems...
     
  12. Razerwire

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    Mine peg in fine but they did have some concerning stress marks on the pegs right out of the box. So far they've been fine though.
     
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    I have the head problem with mine too. Everything else is fine. it's not too big of a deal imo.
     
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    I bought two, one has a crappy head, one has a perfect head. It is the luck of the draw I guess.
     
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    I really have had zero problems with my Swoop. He's perfect... not even a problem with the head, and the paint apps are complete immaculate (Why can't my Universe 2.0 figs have paint apps that good?!)
     
  16. Digilaut

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    My Swoop has zero flaws!..Lucky me!
     
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    Don't have the foot issue, but the head on mine pops off and several other joints are super floppy.
     
  18. Pravus Prime

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    Like so many others, I have the head issue (or the stiffness of the extending joint issue), but that's the only problem.
     
  19. thenatureboywoo

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    My swoop is good.
     

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