Has anyone got DOTM Crankcase?

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  1. Axel990

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    I have a transformation question. Where are his dreadlocks suppose to go when you put him into vehicle mode? I have no idea what the instructions are telling me exactly and what I have been doing makes the arm panels difficult to stay in place. Does anyone know what you are suppose to do with these?
     
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    theyre a bit tricky to get back in, but they go inside the chest, so you have to move them into the chest first and then the arms move up and close the chest.

    if that makes any sense but thats how you have to do and takes a bid of messing around with.
     
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    SO is his finger cut off?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Interestingly enough, mine still has his full finger. I think it might be a luck of the draw situation.
     
  6. Karhukjnsi

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    That makes me a sad panda. =(
     
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    Maybe deluxe crankcase was very naughty in japan and he was punished by the yakuza.
     
  8. Axel990

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    When did you get yours?
     
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    Just yesterday, at a Wal-Mart in Milwaukee Wisconsin. I still have the package, so I'm kinda wondering if there's any way to tell from that whether or not you'll have clipped fingers, but I can't find anything yet.
     
  10. Axel990

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    Store-bought Crankcase's may have the unclipped fingers, since stores have cases of DOTM toys sitting in storage awaiting the release date. Hasbro probably decided to do this just recently, so it was too late for any toys that were sent out already.

    Can't see them going to the hassle of recalling all those Crankcase's, removing them from the packaging, clip two fingers, and then repackage them. A waste of plastic and cardboard.
     
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    Huh, I assumed the people who had clipped-Crankcase's were people who got them by breaking the street date, which would be stuff already in stores.
     
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    Got 3 from meijer opened 2 both clipped like a nuetered dog!
     
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    Got my figure last week from a friend. Has the neutered fingers.
     
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    Mine was neutered as well
     
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    His dreads get in the way?

    Not to cause fanrage, but i'm clipping those things off.
     
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    What's the deal with the fingers?? Why are they being clipped?
     
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    Whats the deal with his backpack? Mine is incredibly flimsy and doesn't stay in place at all? It just slides back down.
     
  18. Axel990

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    So this thread went from me asking for helping transforming this toy, to everyone discussing the clipped fingers issue....
     
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    Mine has the clipped fingers as well. :( 

    And yeah, the instructions are worthless. They tell you to rotate the dreads up behind his head, so they'll hide under the hood in vehicle mode, but it just doesn't work.

    It's gold rubber, which is guaranteed to crumble at some point, just warning everyone now so they're not surprised later, and the pins are too tight. It just won't pivot.

    So, yeah, you have to squeeze everything under the chest and lock it in place with the arms.
     
  20. Hoptimus

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    Just bought a Crankcase at WM, fingers are intact. His joints are really loose, but he has flip-off fingers. Useful.
     

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