Junkheap problem! Broken Handlebar!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Mixmastah, May 16, 2012.

  1. Mixmastah

    Mixmastah Scientist

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    So I was Trasnforming my junkheap for fun, and out of the blue the plastic holding the left handlebar broke off. I managed to find the piece and glue it back on, I did watch a review on YouTube where someone said it happened to him too. anyone else have this problem with him? with wreckgar? with *gasp* the Botcon SG set?
     
  2. Th0r4z1n3

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    One of my Wreck Gars did the same thing, from what I hear it's a pretty common problem.
     
  3. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    It a common fault with the mold.
     
  4. Cortexitron

    Cortexitron Alternate Reality Patrol

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    Yeah, my Wreckgar hasn't broke yet, but you can see where it's stressed pretty bad. Looks like he's never going back to bike mode...
     
  5. MidnightBliss

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    That is why I don't move the handlebars.
     
  6. Mixmastah

    Mixmastah Scientist

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    but they move when you transform him
     
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    I have 3 wreck gars and a junkheap and none have stress marks o.o
     
  8. Th0r4z1n3

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    When my first one broke, I decided that that was the best option too. The way I have them displayed, you can't tell anyway. :D 
    :throw  :p 
     
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    My wreck-gar's handlebar broke off while in a bag, in a box, by itself. That's long after I shaved that tiny nub off, too.
     
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    Make new handle bars/kitbash the toy.
     
  11. Geterman

    Geterman Second Coming of Primus TFW2005 Supporter

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    My Wreak-Gar has the same problem.
     
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    Happened to me too. Seems to be a common problem with the mold. I'll never buy the mold again.
     
  13. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    mine's sealed MOSC... :p 
     
  14. Mixmastah

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    I really hope this doesn't happen when/If I get the BotCon set
     
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    not that you know from experience, you can exercise some caution when transforming him :D 
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking when I read this. I have been pretty careful with the ones I have thus far (have somewhere around 20 on the shelf), but it would be just my luck that I bust the ones that arn't as cheaply replaced. I always do the wiggle, wiggle, wiggle with the handlebars when I get to that step of transformation.
     
  17. optimusfan

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    I cut the nubs off of the handlebars as soon as I got my Junkheaps. Haven't had an issue with those, the Wreck Gars, or the SG set yet.

    My only other recommendation would be to make sure those nubs are out of their sockets before engaging the automorph for the foot.
     
  18. Abrogate

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    That's distressing to hear!
     
  19. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Make sure you use the automorph to do this step, not doing so puts too much stress on it and the above happens.
     
  20. AngryChad

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    *Dons Flamesuit*

    That's strange, I've never had that problem with my G1 Wreck-Gar.
     

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