Diamond Select Busts - DEFECTS!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by LadyStarscream, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. LadyStarscream

    LadyStarscream Queen of Cybertron

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    I love the design of the Diamond Select Busts, however the Quality Control on them is horrible, to say the least. I know I can be overly picky sometimes, but for 50.00 plus, I expect more than I'm getting. So I have a question, for those buying the busts, have you had any issues with them?

    Specifically, the Optimus Prime Bust. The smokestacks on mine are terrible. One looks like it's bent, and the other looks like it was broken and glued back on. Anyone else own this bust?

    Not to mention my Starscream bust was missing a chunk of his waist, I had to rebuild it with putty and paint it (and this was the SECOND SS bust I received from two different merchants)

    And did I mention the first Skywarp Bust I received the wings were cracked?

    My Megatron bust is missing one of the Decepticon Points on the logo on his chest.

    I could go on and on about the poor quality of these busts!

    Each bust was from a different merchant, so am I just getting the worst of the worst each time, or are they all bad.

    Share you horror stories and any fixes you came up with!
    I must be insane to keep buying these things.
     
  2. Bgrngod

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    All I've ever heard about these busts is that they have horrible QC issues just about all the time.

    I don't have any interest in them, but it sure sucks for people that do.
     
  3. LadyStarscream

    LadyStarscream Queen of Cybertron

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    Yeah, I hear ya. I wish I never got involved with them. I originally just had interest in Starscream, and then all the other Diamond Select seekers (7 to be exact) and it sorta snowballed from there.
     
  4. djmagic

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    Any issues with the Jazz one?
     
  5. cobra zartan

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    The clear post in the centers tend to be broken or cracked when you buy them.
     
  6. LadyStarscream

    LadyStarscream Queen of Cybertron

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    I have Jazz but he looks good! The seekers and prime have been the worst for me so far.
     
  7. djmagic

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    Alright, thanks Jazz is the main one I want.
     

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