Be careful with your rhinohammers!

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  1. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    I was messing around with AM Breakdown and I noticed that a hairline crack was forming on the socket that Zam plugs into for show-accurate hammer placement. :( 

    It dosen't look like it will cause much damage in the long run, maybe just some looseness, but I URGE you to be careful.

    I'd take pictures but it dosen't show up on my phone's camera.
     
  2. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    I hear that all these microns are a little fragile.
     
  3. Autobot X

    Autobot X Too broke for 3P and MP.

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    Thanks for the heads up. This, coupled with the fact that I don't think the show-accurate placement looks that great, will ensure I don't bother with it. Hand-held is fine with me.
     
  4. wildfly

    wildfly Formerly the next big thing.

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    Me too.

    Someone also said the Plastic on Arms Mircon Soundwave has a different consistency from the RID verison.

    I guess the general rule with Arms Micron toys then is to be careful with them.
     
  5. DBarricade

    DBarricade General Nutcase

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    It's not the Micron itself, but rather the port on Breakdown's roof that can be flipped back over for show accurate hammer wielding. It is clear plastic, after all.

    I've got the same thing happening on mine, but it doesn't seem to be worsening...yet.
     
  6. Shadowbreaker

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    Just checked, my Breakdown seems to have a veeery small crack as well...
     
  7. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Well now that sucks, guess he'll just hafta hold the rhinohammer in his hands then. :( 
     
  8. Karhukjnsi

    Karhukjnsi Universal Wrestler

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    Except this isn't about the Minicons themselves, he's talking about where Zam gets plugged into.
     
  9. SlaveToLogic

    SlaveToLogic Logic > Megatron

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    I'll just sand a little off the handle then.

    Won't bother me any.
     
  10. rattraprules98

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    Thanks for the warning. My Breakdown is scheduled to arrive this week, so it hasn't had a chance to break yet.

    Exactly what I was thinking.
     
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    I'll be careful, too. I wish I had a Breakdown.
     
  12. TFXProtector

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    Aw, dammit! Mine does too. =\
     
  13. RICEMASTER

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    F**K!!! I just checked and sure enough it has a small crack too!!! Moved hammer to his hand, problem fixed!!!
     
  14. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    I'll shave mine down a little too to be safe. Small hairline crack on mine, probably nothing to worry about in the long run but better to be safe than sorry, especially on a pricer toy like this.
     
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    I've notice the crack on my Breakdown as well, it doesn't look like it's getting worse, so I'm not all that worry.

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    That's the exact spot mine cracked, except it was on the right arm, not the left.
     
  17. Cyberseven

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    Thanks for the heads up. i have just had him holding it in his hand for now. i am glad you said something because i was thinking of flipping his hand back and using the micron port for more show accurate display, but after hearing this, his hand will do just fine.
     
  18. xanthax

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    Mine is cracked in two places. :( 
     
  19. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    LOL this rules.

    Mine seems fine but moved the hammer on to his hand just to be safe.
     
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    Thanks for the Warning on Breakdown (though I have yet to open one(s) in my collection)..I am just wondering since I plan to if possible..pre-treat the one that I enjoy (separate ones for displaying modes)..how much sanding/shaving I should do to Rhinohammer's Handle*.

    *=> Just want to be cautious since once it is done, can't be undone kind of thing.

    -TF2
     

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