Classics Ratchet and Ironhide observation....

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  1. Lody666

    Lody666 Brother of Bruticus

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    I know that many people probably don't care-but how come both Ratchet and Ironhide have their hands folded over with their weapon attached.

    Their hand goes inside and makes the weapon stick out that way....

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  2. Bountyan

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    Because Hasbro can't transform their own toys for shit?
     
  3. Lody666

    Lody666 Brother of Bruticus

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    OK

    So these are Hasbro Stock photos?
     
  4. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    Yup.
     
  5. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    REALLY!!!!

    Hate to say it......But good damn it.....do us,fans,have to work for you!!! I mean....we know more about your products than you!!
     
  6. OptimusScream

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    Look at the waists of both and the legs of Ironhide

    All I can say is FAIL
     
  7. FakeEyes22

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    Yeah...that's what I've been doing with mine and I haven't liked it. This thread has saved me from my own stupidity. The weapon actually seems pretty clever now.
     
  8. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    they probably realised how bad that mold is and said F*** it when they TFed em
     
  9. and2ng

    and2ng Examples, Stupid!

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    True that, Learnt something new today. Had always displayed Ironhide and Ratchet's weapon with the hands folded. Now thanks to this thread, that has been rectified.
     
  10. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    careful when using the hand inside with the gatling gun though, it can wear the tip of the sword down, my ironhide's has some wear
     
  11. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Okay, so you're questioning the position of the weapon, which I'm pretty sure is in the instructions...
    When they look like they just got off of the rack?
     
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    Wow. They sure did hack that Ironhide transformation.
    Besides the noted wrist thing, the waist is rotated backwards, and legs are rotated inside out.
    And they have the wheels sticking out from behind.
    Also, the torso is not together on either Ironhide or Ratchet.

    I wonder how the photographing process goes? I'm guessing the photographer gets the toy and has to figure it out him/herself.
     
  13. mx-01 archon

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    Something like that, I'll bet.

    It might even be that the studio photographers aren't in-house employees, but an outside contractor, which would explain a lot.
     
  14. siniquezu

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    wait i thought those shitty positions are what the hands were supposed to be. What are the weapon modes supposed to look like?
     
  15. Valkysas

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    First post says it. Hands go inside the weapons.
     
  16. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    When I saw those photos for the first time, the hands aren't what jumped out at me as being "off".

    As far as the hands being folded over, I actually enjoy displaying mine like that. I always thought it was cool in the cartoons where their hands transformed and weapons popped out.
     
  17. Magnus' Mate

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    A truly awful, awful mould.
     
  18. DPrime

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    Thanks goodness for iGear...

    I can't believe these things cost so much on the secondary market. Talk about fugly...
     
  19. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    It's not "awful", but it's got its flaws. Despite those, I rather like them. Ironhide looks especially better with some touch-ups.
     
  20. robowarrior

    robowarrior Arcee's BF

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    I wouldn't necessary call it "awful" but it is on America's $hit list. I personally dislike both these moulds. I own them but there not very good representations of Ratchet and Ironhide. Those gimpy arms and the whole "HA Leadfoot" belly that Ironhide has..... not sure Ironhide had a belly going...

    I demand updated figures on these 2 guys!
     

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