Armada Unicron's chest not closing

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  1. Hook

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    Remember waaaaay back when Armada Unicron came out? How the fandom screamd joy in unison? I know I do.

    Remember the dreaded Powelinx-gimmick chest missile? Remember how it refsued to stay shut? Well it seems I forgot about that.

    Was there ever a fix for that? I'm just about to open him up and remove the gimmick permanently, it's that annoying.

    Your insight would be appreciated in this time of need. :hookday 
     
  2. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    Step 1: Give up
    Step 2: Sell him
    Step 3: Get the Takara version.

    :D 

    Seriously though, I don't think it ever was fixed. I myself heard a plenty about the premature chestbursting problem which prompted me to go for the MX-00 instead...which, admittably, carries a bigger pricetag, but still...
     
  3. Hook

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    Really? Geez...

    Okay, screwdriver time! :D 
     
  4. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    Hmm I got him, but never had that problem. His chest missile is well locked.
     
  5. Hook

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    The surgical procedure was a success!

    Unicron's chest cannon mechanism works in the same fashion as, say, a G1 seeker's missile catch mechamism; a hook grasps onto a groove in the back of the cannon. I merely gouged a deeper groove to give the hook a better grabbing surface, and it worked. Go me!

    I thnk its time for a sammich now.
     
  6. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    That's all?

    Oh well, at least I got the Takara box. I only keep the packagings for my Japanese toys because of their uniqueness.
     
  7. Hook

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    Ditto :D 
     
  8. Mike

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    way to go :)  yeah, I remember it being tricky to get that missle to stay in
     
  9. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Someone get Dr Hook a toca!
     
  10. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    I admire your spirit and optimism.

    And Hook here's three :hookday  :hookday  :hookday 
     
  11. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Gimmicks....

    I toyed with his chest gimmick once and forgot about it.
    and he's never had to see a Cybertronian Cardiologist.
     
  12. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    ive never had that problem with mine hes been on display since i got him too
     

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