Assembly error on TFP Voyager Dreadwing

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  1. ubertenorman

    ubertenorman Well-Known Member

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    Assembly error on Dreadwing. Also: Trade thread for those with two left/right feet

    Just got Dreadwing today and I noticed that there was an assembly error on the ankles. As far as I can tell, the grey foot pieces were on the wrong leg. The leg halves and feet are sculpted with an angle on the bottom to take the place of an ankle tilt. On mine, the feet were angled the wrong way, so I switched the feet and now the bottom of his feet are flush.

    Has anyone else noticed this error?

    Here's a couple pics after I fixed it. I can switch them back and take some more pics if needed...

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  2. JetFormers

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    Huh..Never seen that happened when I'm looking at my, Dreadwing his feets looks like an exact copy, and he still stands perfectly. Are both of these pics of the aftermath of you fixing it? Because I would really like to see what you are talking about in picture view, but I don't want you to go through the trouble of doing it just to take a quick second pic.
     
  3. megatroptimus

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    They were assembled correctly on mine.
     
  4. Cool Hand Lube

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    Mine are fine. Sounds like a one-off assembly error. Bound to happen now and again.
     
  5. ubertenorman

    ubertenorman Well-Known Member

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    Here are pics of the leg misassembled.

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    The pics in my first post are after I fixed it.

    It's a very slight difference, but the feet are sculpted differently.
     
  6. firehawc_69

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    That's so minor, I wouldn't even think twice about it. Not like 2 left hands or something.
     
  7. ubertenorman

    ubertenorman Well-Known Member

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    It is pretty minor, but it does make a big difference in the figure's stability, considering Dreadwing's a little back heavy :) 

    Just making sure it wasn't an across-the-board error. Wouldn't be the first time :p 
     
  8. Cracka J

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    thanks for pointing this out sir. I just figured he was an unstable figure but I go and pull mine off the shelf...fucked up ankles.

    definitely recheck yours again if he's having trouble standing.
     
  9. Feralstorm

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    The feet are fine on my Dreadwing, though mine must have been crammed into the package wrong, 'cause he got mangled vertical tailfins.
     
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    Thanks for the post about this. The feet on my Dreadwing were just like that.

    ~Matt Booker
     
  11. Roanstalker

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    So just checked mine. Seems I've got too left feet. Didnt even notice. Dammit.
     
  12. jbz

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    Wish I could even find this guy to have this problem :( 
     
  13. QuinJester

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    My feet were also swapped around. It seems like a good as time as any to cut down the stoppers that prevent his feet from swiveling farther forward, too.
     
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    Crap. Mine has two right feet. We need a trade thread... Roanstalker is in the UK so us swapping isn't cost efficient...

    Mind if we use this as a trade thread?

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention..
     
  15. ubertenorman

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    Go ahead-I don't mind. :) 

    I'll try to change the thread title.
    Edit: Nevermind, I don't think I can change it.
     
  16. azdragon58

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    Just ask one of the mods to do it for you...
     
  17. PrimusVsUnicron

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    poor little Chinese kids
     
  18. Ceerad

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    Thundershot, I have two left feet on mine. Trade?
     
  19. megatroptimus

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    Hey, I was wrong, I checked again and the feet are indeed installed incorrectly on my Dreadwing. Odd.
     
  20. TFXProtector

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    Dammit. Mine has his feet swapped. I wondered why he was such a bitch to stand up. Thanks!
     

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