Anyone else's Sideburn come in an open box?

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  1. Wingnut

    Wingnut Stayin' Alive!

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    Just curious if anyone else's TFCC Sideburn came in an open box? Mine looked like it had been put through a crusher. Fortunately the toy itself looked fine but seeing it in that state when I opened my mailbox was unsettling. I'm just curious if anyone else had a similar experience? And on a side note what all did yours come with so I know I got everything?

    Thanks,
    Wingnut
     
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  2. Abrogate

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    Mine was fine, the box had some strong brown tape on the bottom sealing it. It came with the toy, his weapon, instructions, and tech spec card
     
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    Mine was taped shut, just got it literally 20 minutes ago.

    Unfortunately, it's already broken. The hinge part attaching the hood/chest to the body literally crumbled into pieces as I flipped it down.
     
  4. Wingnut

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    Cool, so at least all the parts are here. Thanks!

    Yikes! Sorry to hear that. Guess I better check mine too?
     
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    Dude that sucks. That happened to my First Classics Rodimus, It's because of that i'm very wiery of the mold.I have both Classics and RTS Rodimsu and i'm scared to play with it.
     
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    Nope. Sealed up tighter then buttcheeks.
     
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    Mine wasn't "open" but the box was pretty seriously collapsed, and I was able to open the box with one hand before I managed to get my keys in the door, so it wasn't exactly thightly sealed either :/

    All looks well, but given this report of breakage, I guess I better TF him right away!

    D/L
     
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    Mine was fine, but I've heard of this before.
     
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    Did you pull the arms out before flipping down the chest? That's a notorious culprit of the broken hinge you mention. Gotta be very careful about that. It's not designed to fold down w/o the arms pulled out first.
     
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    Same here, but at least you got to "break" yours, mine came broken.
     
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    My box was a bit worse for wear but it's otherwise fine. It's like those card boxes I used when I played Magic: The Gathering, but not quite wide enough for cards. When I saw the box from the in-hand images the first people got I was expecting packaging damage. The cardboard isn't quite as thick as the real card boxes, which I've gotten in the mail countless times without box damage.
     
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    Damn you mailman!!!!
     
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    Mine came in a crushed box but not open.
     
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    That piece broke on my first Classics Rodimus, but it took a while, and had been transformed quite a bit. Hopefully it won't happen to the one I have now, but I guess even if it does, it can still hold together okay in either mode.
     
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    All these reports of crushed boxes, I'm glad I'm on friendly terms with my mailman :lol 
     
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    Mine was crushed, one end was open just like yours. Toy was good, no QC issues that others have had.
     
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    My box was a bit beat up mostly on one side, the figure itself was fine except for the tip of one wing was bent. Fortunately it bent back easily.

    Anyone else notice how much the mold is degrading? Mine feels very loose and kind of cheap compared to my classics Rodimus.
     
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    Mine was perfect as perfect comes....
     
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    My box was fine but my Sideburn appeared hastily jammed into the box and one of the tips of his spoilers is slightly bent from where it was butted up against the end of the box. Everything else is fine, though.
     

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