FE Bulkhead Problem

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  1. Kaiwera05

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    So I just got my FE Bulkhead in the mail yesterday, and it's a freakin' awesome figure, except for one problem mine has. When it's in vehicle mode, the shoulderguards that form the back refuse to stay tabbed together when the back of the roof is tabbed in. They only stay together when I untab the roof section from both shoulderguards. Any ideas on how to fix this besides taking the tabs off and just have the piece sit there?
     
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    That's probably the only way to overcome that. That or just ignore it and never look at him from the back. I think it's a pretty common problem, as my Takara First Edition Bulkhead has the exact same problem...that, or we're both pretty unlucky.;) 
     
  3. Knightdramon

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    Check to see if there's any clearance issues with his hands\lower arms and their retractable\pop up panels. Or if your back has a misaligned tab that untabs those two pieces just the wrong way.
     
  4. Kaiwera05

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    Yeah, you'd kinda figure that with the figure this expensive that it wouldn't have a problem like that.
     
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    Well, it was made to retail at 20 buccks. It just never made it to the US.
     
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    Make sure everything is tabbed in right, and that the shoulder pads are slotted into the back wheel section correctly.
     
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    That's funny, on mine they won't stay togetehr until I tab the roof part in.

    Make sure the arms are tabbed properly onto the inside of the wheel pieces, on the black bar the fold onto.
     
  8. Kaiwera05

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    I have the arms tabbed in correctly; the shoulderguards stay together perfectly fine before I plug the roof in- it's once I tab the roof in that the shoulderguards come apart. It's like the slots on the roof bit are too far apart and it's pulling the back apart...
     
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    The problem is that takara produced a superior figure that US TFfans expected to see here, then the rid version came out...
    US dissatisfaction with Hasbro continues...
     
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    Oh lord, here we go.
     
  11. Valkysas

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    That has nothing to do with this topic.
     
  12. Kaiwera05

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    lolwut. That is completely off the topic here. I'm not trying to start an argument about which figure is better than the other. Also, the production of a figure is a joint effort between Hasbro and Takara. Hasbro helped with the FE and Takara helped with the RID one. Therefore, your point is invalid. Have a nice day :) 
     
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    That's funny, because I have FE Bulk, and certainly didn't come from Japan.

    Also the problem is with the FE, not RID.
     
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    It tab problems. I fixed up mine and it stopped.
     
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    Huh???
     
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    How'd you fix it? This little problem is starting to bug me a lot.
     
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    I just started wiggling the back around the arms and some how it quit. It might be just luck.
     
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    Mine has the same problem. I tried to make more clearance but it just dosn't want to stay together.
     
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    Ya just tried again. It sadly was just luck.
     
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    Yeah I think I'm just gonna clip off the tabs. I hate to deface such an expensive figure, but alas! It cannot be avoided.
     

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