Encore 16 Bruticus, cheap plastic and terrible quality

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  1. Yamaotto

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    Awesome man, loads of Chinese writing I can read and no pics? Super helpful!
     
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    I think it's more the lack of English text that's the problem. Anyone interested in Encore Bruticus knows what he looks like.
     
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    That looks exactly like mold degradation from overuse. It's the melty cheese effect.
     
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    Okay sooooo.....how do those pics prove they're made of cheap plastic and are terrible quality?

    EDIT: Ah, mold degradation. Not surprised considering how many times the mold has been used.
     
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    Not exactly sure what I'm looking for on Swindle and Vortex, but the stuff on Onslaught is mold degradation due to the number of times this mold has been reused. It has nothing to do with "cheap plastic".
     
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    All right.

    First we should say thank you to the original writer "MIAO"
    He did nice job.

    If you need more pics, please check the link I posted
     
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    Gotta say the idividual limbs have held up surprisingly well after being used so many times.
     
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    Pff don#t care they'll still combine and it won't be noticeable.
     
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    Post another photo.
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    According to that thread, here are some issues:

    -Color's based more on the G1 animated series' coloring rather than the original vintage figures.

    -It's not diecast.

    -Quality feels sorta lacking.

    -Quite different from G1's figures.

    -Onslaught's cab/arms doesn't shut properly.

    -Plastic quality: Obvious lines on parts such as Bruticus' head.

    -Brawl's turret is levelled above the main body in tank mode.

    -Mold degradation. Some rough/uneven parts.
     
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    Blech! I was hoping they'd clean up the molds a bit for this, since we know they've used the shit out of the toolings. I was also *really* hoping for die-cast versions.
     
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    That 's right.

    Since they did reissue Predaking in die-cast version, why not this one?
     
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    It looks like the box doesn't have the window and you can touch inside tray directly.
     
  20. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    I was thinkin the same thing
     
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