G1 Sunstreaker launcher spring

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  1. Jingjing

    Jingjing Well-Known Member

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    I have both a US version of Sunstreaker and a Mexican IGA version. The IGA version have's a spring launcher mechanism inside it's arms, enableing the missiles to fire, though my US version doesn't. Did the US version ever have that launcher mechanism, or is it just that mine is missing the springs?
     
  2. The Asp

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    The (usa) g1 figure's launchers usually had weak, impotent springs.
     
  3. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Yes, mine was Pre rub way back when, it barely could move the missile enough to come unhooked from the trigger. Very weak. My Hound on the other hand, You could take out an eye at fifteen feet!!
     
  4. The Asp

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    Really?

    I've never got any of my early g1 launchers to actually fire the missiles, due to the short,& weak springs inside. They barely even hold the missile in the launcher.

    I suppose it's partly to do with age.
     
  5. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Prototype / Testshot collector

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    Are you sure it's an IGA and not a Italian release, because those suckers launched far!
     

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