Batteries with MISB Transformers.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Simian, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Simian

    Simian Biscuits and Gravy....???

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    Curious,
    I have MISB Rollout Command Optimus, Leader Bulkhead and a few others, Megs...etc...

    My problem is I want to keep them MISB but everyone knows what happens to batteries that are left in toys......They leak battery acid!!!!!!!!!!!!!1:thumbdown 


    Anyone have any suggestions on how I may keep this from happening whilst keeping them boxed....??? I don't think even running the batteries out will help.....
     
  2. AMG

    AMG Old School

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    Pull the figs and get those batteries out of there. If you don't they will be destroyed by the leaking battery acid eventually (as you know).
     
  3. RKillian

    RKillian https://rktoys.myshopify.com

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    There is a difference between the tiny little watch batteries in modern toys and the AA/C/9V batteries in the toys of yesteryear ("batteries not included" notwithstanding). That's not to say they can't ever possibly cause any damage whatsoever but that they probably won't burn through and ruin everything either.
     
  4. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    Animated leaders don't use button batteries. They use good old AA (or AAA I don't remember.) Collecting MISB you run the risk of batery leakage. Good luck.
     
  5. OldDirtyBot

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    Hmm, I think my leader animated UM is only one I have thats in danger right now. Hasbro should give you a flap in the rear that lets you get to the battery compartment. I haven't decided on opening the majority of my collection yet... but will set a one year deadline on him atleast.
     
  6. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    I have a MISB Armada Starscream. Might it be good to open him up?
     
  7. NemesisBruticus

    NemesisBruticus Banned

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    No. Send it to me.
     
  8. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I bought a MISB Optimal Optimus about 6 months back and when I opened it, the batteries had exploded. I managed to clean it up and there was no real damage, but better be safe than sorry.
     
  9. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    No. He needs to battle me MISB Armada Hotshot with his MISB Star Saber.

    Eventually I'll open them all up, as I have way more MSIB stuff lying around just waiting to be opened and played with.
     
  10. djmagic

    djmagic Well-Known Member

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    Wait, so I need to remove the batteries from my leaders and ultras in my collection?
     
  11. AMG

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    Yes. If you leave them MISB with batteries, it isn't a question of if they will be destroyed, but when.
     
  12. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    but wont use of the batteries prevent against that?
     
  13. AMG

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    Unfortunately no. Damage caused battery leakage is inevitable if you never remove them. It may take years in some cases, but it will happen.
     
  14. Foster

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    Yep, open those toys and remove the batteries if you want them to have any value in the future.
     
  15. planetjacker

    planetjacker Critters burn real good. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Batteries can be fickle. My G1 Shockwave had his 9v in him for years without any damage. I have also seen button type batteries leak (G2 Starscream sound box) the same as alkaline ones. Nothing may happen but chances are greater that the batteries will leak.
     
  16. djmagic

    djmagic Well-Known Member

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    Well i have them loose, but now they are gonna lose their batteries
     
  17. NGW

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    And a shame I can't find a screwdriver small enough to get at the batteries in leader brawl.
     
  18. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    well frag then me hitting G1 Shockwaves electronics every now and then to prevent it is a waste of time lol
     
  19. underwear-ninja

    underwear-ninja Eats Gobots for breakfast

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    "Yes lets cut a flap into a box just so people can remove batteries instead of opening the box like we want we want them to. What an awesome idea that no one will use as a way to get free batteries" :rolleyes2 
     
  20. OldDirtyBot

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    And what exactly makes you think Hasbro WANTS you to open them? Do you think they get more money after its been opened? Magically maybe? Or does it fill them with warm happy feelings? I'm more under the assumption they just want you to buy it and could care less what you do with it after. And if giving MISB'ers an option to not ruin their toys gave them more of an incentive to buy toys with batteries it could give them more sales.

    Easy fix then, stop putting batteries in them. I never liked the "try me!" boxes anyway.
     

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