anyone else concerned about the longevity of demolishor and rampage.

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  1. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    With their rubber treads i have concerns about a few things, spliting, snapping, and the rubber becoming warped, escecially if posing demolishor in robot mode.
    thoughts.
     
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    i think they will be ok. as long as it is high quality rubber than what they used on Rid prime


    and with demolisher, whwn he is in excavator mode a piece of plastic is stretching out the rubber into that shape, its not gonna get warped
     
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    Keep 'em away from heat and direct sunight, and the rubber won't dry faster.
     
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    eh, if they dont crack, they'll just flat out rot like some G1 autobot car tires.

    yeah, they won't last. but we'll probably get at least 20 years out of them.
     
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    Should be fine since they really dont move like a car tire.
     
  6. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    If your not repainting them, you could always swab some WD-40 oil on the rubber to preserve them.
     
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    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    That's a cool idea. Wish I had done that with my 1st Armada Scavenger.
     
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    The treads on Demolisher seem nice and thick, so I'm sure they will last for a while.

    I am however, having stress marks forming on both stairway rails. And I haven't even touched them.
     
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    Was not aware this was an issue. I've got 5 or 6 22-24 year old G1 bots with rubber tires sitting here that have no discernible tire issues (granted they've probably spent 15 years of that time packed away in boxes).
     

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