Generations Red Alert combined gun

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Dinobot747, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    4,094
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +3
    Has anyone figured out how to hold Gen. Red Alert's gun+engine together better? On mine, and all reviews I have seen of him, it is VERY loose and comes apart at the touch of a finger, or a change in pose
     
  2. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Posts:
    7,370
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +25
    Ebay:
    This I would be very interested in finding out.
     
  3. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2010
    Posts:
    6,823
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +6
    Me too. It's annoying how loose it is.
     
  4. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2003
    Posts:
    9,443
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    251
    Likes:
    +11
    With any of the versions of this mold, I don't think you're ever going to get a super snug and stable fit. It varies by degrees from one individual toy to the next, but none of mine (5 different versions) lock in.

    Maybe try one of the clear elastic bands used for packaging if you want it to stay together better.
     
  5. Wollstone

    Wollstone Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2010
    Posts:
    4,238
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +0
    Just use it as a jetpack.
     
  6. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    4,094
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +3
    Good idea, but to do that you must take off the light bar, don't you? (I hate having to leave parts and accessories to the side in either modes of my TFs)
     
  7. Wollstone

    Wollstone Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2010
    Posts:
    4,238
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +0
    No, you don't have to. It should clip on just below the light bar.
     
  8. Sizzle

    Sizzle Sparkabot

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2009
    Posts:
    1,577
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +1
    It doesn't on mine.
     
  9. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    4,094
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +3
    nor on mine...
     
  10. Wollstone

    Wollstone Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2010
    Posts:
    4,238
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +0
    Oh yeah, I forgot about the orientation of the light bar in robot mode, sorry.
     
  11. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

    Joined:
    May 26, 2009
    Posts:
    2,549
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +1
    Wow, is mine the only one that fits together fine?
     
  12. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2006
    Posts:
    9,879
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Location:
    Smallest country in the world, no?
    Likes:
    +12
    I can easily live without that combination...

    But Lord help me with his car mode. The gun/exhaust simply doesn't fit at all, no matter how I try! :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: 
     
  13. T-Logicon

    T-Logicon assembles the drones

    Joined:
    May 3, 2008
    Posts:
    4,467
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +5
    This mold continues to do nothing but win. Pure win, baby!!!!!
     
  14. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

    Joined:
    May 7, 2006
    Posts:
    12,203
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    246
    Likes:
    +6
    Push harder.
     
  15. ectoneon

    ectoneon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2009
    Posts:
    1,489
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    I found on mine at least that if I rotate the engine peice around so it's backwards from how it is supposed to be, it holds pretty solid. It won't hold the normal way at all.
     
  16. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2006
    Posts:
    9,879
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Location:
    Smallest country in the world, no?
    Likes:
    +12
    Pops out & won't go in. Regardless of how hard you may be forcing it... :( 
     
  17. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    4,094
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +3
    I tried using one of the clear plastic bands, and it actually worked pretty good, surprisingly. I am still wondering if anyone has figured out an easier fix, so I don't have to mess with the band every time I transform him.
     
  18. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2010
    Posts:
    9,092
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Likes:
    +16
    Ebay:
    mine fit together fine also
     
  19. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

    Joined:
    May 20, 2010
    Posts:
    9,695
    News Credits:
    21
    Trophy Points:
    191
    Likes:
    +22
    someone here mentioned it before. If you fold up the engine first and then slide it towards the gun, it holds fairly well. its not perfect, but its better.
     
  20. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

    Joined:
    May 19, 2003
    Posts:
    47,596
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    342
    Likes:
    +23
    I only use the engine part on Sunstreaker.
     

Share This Page