Kreon Stress marks?

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  1. MechanovaKing

    MechanovaKing Well-Known Member

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    Why do all the Kreons I have all have get stress marks the second i try to twist the hands around.
    Happens every time.

    Spinister here is the worst and he came out of the package like that.

    Anyone else suffering from this?
     

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  2. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Evidently,
    Makes sense. ALL the wrists on the new guys I've gotten (Barricade, Cliffjumper, Vehicons, Autotroopers) have those stress marks except the one Vehicon's gun-arm, and neither my old Megatron nor Shockwave have those problems.
     
  3. LegendAntihero

    LegendAntihero Banned

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    Kreons. I forgot all about those. I got bored with them after a while.
     
  4. ReDevil

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    I think nearly everyone I have, has the stress marks.
     
  5. Kylehudson14

    Kylehudson14 On when I'm on

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    A few of my 2011 KREONs have minor strees marks like that, but I didnt know the newer ones were so bad :( 
     
  6. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Yea, a lot of mine from last year had stress marks. Haven't paid attention to weather the new ones are better or worse. Kind of sucks, but not much we can do.
     
  7. AnAutobot1985

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    I wouldn't know I don't but them. Cool concept but they don't appeal to me. Just focusing on MP's, G1, and 3rd party.
     
  8. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    My Shockwave and Thundercracker had stressmarks out of the box.
     
  9. Bountyan

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    Mine have them too.
     
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    Sixshot Jeff Goldbluman Group

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    I got a few of the new kreon single pack figures, Scorponok and Spinister. They have some major stress marks, not just on the wrists as you have mentioned, but on Scorponok's insect legs and his barrel size wrists.
     
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    Apply a tiny amount of heat, blow dryer or boiling water, and they will disappear instantly.
     
  12. Might Gaine

    Might Gaine The Devil Express

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    My preview wave Microchangers had this problem on all of them. Do the new Microchangers have this problem too?
     
  13. zephon

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    Not really to spark a bricks war here, but those stress marks make me appreciate Lego minifigs more....although their higher price makes more sense now.

    The single pack Kreon figs make the perfect "stocking stuffers" though; perfect when the kids get the impulse buy urge too.

    hmm....let me try that boiling water thing to make the stress mark vanish. Never been able to successfully do that on any toy yet.
     
  14. Rodimus89

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    mine have the same stress marks.. on all of them !
     
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    getting Skorponoks arms to fit together was hell for me. Both have huge stress marks, thought I was going to break either the Kreon or my thumb when I was assembling that guy.
     
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    My open chest optimus prime has a crack running down his entire back, and yeah, the wrist stress marks too. All of mine have those.
     
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    This is why Lego minifigs are better. Lego had a lot of time to perfect their little guys.
     
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    Both my Optimus and Megatron had the marks of Stress.
     
  19. jamspeed

    jamspeed is so beast!

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    Agreed, Kreo is pretty cheap. I returned the one set I opened to mess with.
     
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    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    They also use the highest quality plastic and are very precise with their measurements.

    The Kreon figures are extremely cheap and why I decided to not bother with the line.
     

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