D'oh! moments

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by jorod74, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    i have the japanese TFA Ironhide and Ratchet (cybertronian mode) for some time and only recently decided to transform one back from bot mode to alt.

    for the past 2 weeks, been oogling enlarged images, videos, the instructions and couldn't figure out the way the rear legs work in alt mode.

    until i spotted a hinge on a leg.
    D'oh! i felt pretty stupid being stumped by a TFA figure- they aren't exactly Alternity, ya know- and wondered if you had been stumped by a rather easy figure turned complicated.

    i blame the instructions a little. but still, should have caught that in less than 2 weeks. lol.
     
  2. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I owned Classics Bumblebee for 2 years before joining this board and finding out that his back locks all the way down.

    Also didn't know Uni. Prowl's feet extended for at least a year.
     
  3. havanowoncheese

    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    Same here. And extending his feet makes a world of difference on his balance and overall look.
     
  4. Optimus1138

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    Neither did I, until my friend was fussing around with the figure and found out that the feet extended farther.
     
  5. TrueNomadSkies

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    I've had this dollar store transformer for as long as I can remember, and just now realized that part of his chest can open to hide the head in alt mode. I just assumed that it was facing the ground underneath the car's front for all these years, but there's actually more of a transformation than I thought...
     
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    Spent about a day and a half trying to figure out why I couldn't get Wreck-Gar's motorcycle mode to look proper......then I realized I forgot to split his pelvis.
     
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    I didn't realise DOTM voyager mechtech's could lock until I posted about how Shockwave's weapon could lock in place, and was told 'they all do that'.

    The sad thing is I'd actually spent some time trying to figure out if this was possible on Megatron's weapon and concluded it wasn't. Maybe I should read instructions more.
     
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    Finding out HA Skids had ratcheted shoulders.
     
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    and2ng Examples, Stupid!

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    Thnaks to your posts, I went back to fiddle with the feet of my Classics Prowl and found the extension of the feet. Before that, I was wondering why Prowl's feet look so funny.

    Was that feet extension step not illustrated in the instructions?
     
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    Classics Prowl. Definitely Classics Prowl. Classics Voyager Inferno too. I didn't know he had a button to do the spring loaded head. Never got instructions with him, so I was totally unaware. Took a Thew video for me to realize there was a button.
     
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    I JUST got Dotm Skids,start to transform him aaand his hood breaks. Gonna try to get a new one tomorrow (or today,whatever)
     
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    I thought Leader Starscream's feet would open out. Then it broke.
     
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    I couldn't figure out how to move the gun turret on Brawl (from ROTF Bruticus Maximus set) forward to cover the gap left by his thighs in alt mode. It took watching one of Peaugh's transformation videos to make me realize that the mold actually has two swiveling plates stacked on top of each other, something that the instructions failed to mention.
     
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    Had my Classics Jetfire for about 2 years before realizing that his rub symbol is a decepticon one...... maybe I should paint him black.
     
  16. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    Didn't realize Classic Hot Rod's waist could slide forward and out of the way of the vehicle mode canopy until the Protector armor came out.

    When I picked up Henkei Sideswipe, I opened him up and left him in car mode for about a week. When I finally transformed him, I was shocked to see he didn't have a head.
     
  17. Deadsled

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    finally noticed that DOTM Hatchet's hole in his back gets somewhat filled when you flip the back panel (just behind the cockpit of the jet) forward
     
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    I was stuck on DLX HFDT Ironhide until I figured out that his arms can extend out.
     
  19. Davitron

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    it took me over an hour and a half to transform leader class sentinel into his firetruck mode :$

    and in doing so, i scared the sh*t out of myself at least twice by accidentally pressing the siren button! that thing is LOUD!

    fail filled evening overall...
     
  20. fabexmax

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    Gonna post this again! You guys have created a duplicate thread homies.
     

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