Icecream Truck Twins

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  1. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Have there been any quality issues with the Icecream Truck Twins?

    I finally got one the other day and a piece broke when I separated the truck in half. I returned it and got another one. This time Mudflap has TWO right thighs/knees! Definitely going to return that.

    I haven't had something like this happen since the '76 Bumblebee Camero. Had to take him back twice because of the hood defect before I got one that worked.

    Here are some pics of his knees.
     

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  2. NGW

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    First I've heard of issues. Mine's fine.
     
  3. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    I lost all sympathy for you when you said you returned one for another - I've never even seen one on shelves, let alone another I could trade out for in case the first one was broked. ;) 
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    The Walmart by my work suddenly has a whole bunch of these. That why I was like NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO when it broke.
     
  5. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    I finally got one today and as far as I can tell, mine's perfectly fine.
     
  6. NGW

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    You do gotta be careful though, two of the pegs that hold the alt mode halves together are made of clear plastic, which I can see breaking as it gets older/weaker if you aren't careful.
     
  7. Tm Tarantulas

    Tm Tarantulas Herald of Unicron

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    just got mine today and everything is fiiiine
     
  8. bny888

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    the paint job is not that good, but i don't mind it that much, considering the way they really look in the movie. my problem is that the hood won't close properly when in truck mode. i've followed all the videos at you tube, to no avail. :( 
     
  9. s4turn

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    I have to admit, the ice cream truck has to be one of the best ROTF toys I have
     
  10. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    The only gripe I have with mine is that the plastic on the fenders is textured. I've seen a few in stores and looked for that. They all seem to have it but differently which makes me think it wasn't on purpose. Other than that though mine's fine and I love it. I'll have to go look at the legs though.

    The hood ornament is a latch but you have to pull it up first. I didn't know it either until a friend told me.
     
  11. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    This.
     
  12. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    One of the little panels that swing around onto Mudflap's chest has a misaligned pin, so it doesn't swing all the way in (fine for vehicle mode though)

    Only other issue I have is the hood doesn't want to stay closed in vehicle mode, but that's more of a design issue I think.
     
  13. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    With the broken one, the hood was fine. The one with the two right thighs, the hood won't close either.
     
  14. ComicGuy89

    ComicGuy89 Well-Known Member

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    It does look fragile, and you gotta be careful when transforming it. Mine has a really tight right peg where the two combine and I fear it'll break someday... :( 

    Still these two are simply worth having, one of the best in the ROTF bunch, and that's saying something.
     
  15. newguy

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    They are one of the best transformer toy i had, and i have some of the best TF molds. Sadley mine were destroyed when i used a very strong paint thinner :( . Now i can't find one.
    I liked them as much as my ROTF prime.
     
  16. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    I gotta second this. As far as I'm concerned, it's one of the all time greats. An instant classic.
     
  17. guard convoy

    guard convoy The Big Daddy

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    yea, i might have separated it like, 5 times, and i got some major stressage. if i ever get the spare cash i am buying my brother's extra set of twins off him to keep in robot mode
     
  18. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    What if you sand that side of that little tabs so that it's not so tight?
     
  19. Dran0n

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    This is the first time I've heard of issues like this, well, mine fine.
     
  20. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    So one of the most popular, hard to find figures out right now may have some QC issuses of some figures? Great
     

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