Perfect figure?

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  1. 0MEGATR0N

    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    Is there such a thing,honestly,I went out and spent $37 bucks on a g2 universe megatron,I know its alot but I want to improve my megs collection,the only problem is there is a slight plastic edge on the bottom of his eye,it is barely noticable but I see it and it BUGS the shit out of me,the thing is this happens to almost everything I buy anymore,there is always something to find a flaw with on any figure,I used to really not care too much as long as there wasnt a giant paint blotch on the figures forehead but anymore its any little imperfection and I feel ripped off and have buyers guilt and end up not wanting it for its imperfection!anyone else have this problem and if so how do you remedy this,its ruining the hobby for me!
     
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    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    For me? Christina Hendricks.
     
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    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    im being serious.
     
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    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    So am I. ;) 


    For reals though, almost every figure will have some kind of defect, blemish, mold flash, paint app issue. Toy makers aren't out to get just you, it happens to all of us. Learn to fix them or deal with it. Or keep returning them till your hearts content.
     
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    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    well I cant return it because it was bought at a collectors shop,and I know it aint a "the toy company's out to get me" thing,it just sucks we cant get figures without ANY flaws,ya know?
     
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    Okay, okay, I'll get serious.

    I hear where you're coming from, OP. Given the fact that I'm obsessive-compulsive to a certain degree, this sort of thing bugs me more than most. I've learned how to perform DIY touch-ups and rectify these flaws; you really should, too. It's the only way.
     
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    Moving on, most of my figures are fine. There are a few with some slight paint issues, or loose joints, etc. QC's a bitch.
     
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    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    well this particular flaw is on his bottom eyelid and what is was originally was an excess of plastic that made the eyelid line unsmooth compaired to the other eye,the space to work with is very small so the only tool I could use was an exacto blade,I tried to sheer the extra edge of but it left it with an off silver now on the eye edge,its more smooth now but like I said there is a slight color difference now,so all in all again its not perfect and seems and feels like I wasted my $ yet no shop is going to say ok we can exchange him because you see a color differnce. *sigh*
     
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    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    screw it,i'll attempt to return it.
     
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    I dont think the're is such thing as a "perfect figure" except for maybe MP Optimus Prime. But it also depends on what kind of flaws your talking about, flaws relating to the structer of the mold or the design of it (paint and excess plastic percantage).
     
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    BW Razorclaw is pretty perfect.
     
  12. jru42287

    jru42287 With great power...

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    While having a 'Former with a slight defect bothers me, it doesn't seem to bug me as much as it does with my Hot Wheels. I will not buy a Hot Wheels until I find one with a near-perfect paint job. And for a while there, Mattel was really sucking in that department. At least they seem to have worked on that recently.
     
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    I'm leaning towards RTS Cyclonus, as mine doesn't have the socket issues that others' have.
     
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    Yeah, there's no such thing as a single perfect figure. Not when you have a factory making tens of thousands of them. There's only a varying degree of imperfection, and it's on you to accept that. Buying action figures is, and always has been, simply luck of the draw.
     
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    Yeah there's always likely to be some small(or large) flaw, all you can really do is try to figure out how to fix whatever is bothering you yourself. Which can be fun actually, & then you'll be resposible for creating the perfect figure you desire. It might take time & patience , & you might end up making a new flaw that you'll then have to figure out how to fix, but in the end it will be worth it. Just keep in mind what made you want the figure in the first place.
     
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    G2 universe megatron? You don't mean the legends figure, do you?
     
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    you're no fun.
     
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    It sounds fixable. Can you post a picture?
     
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    QFT \m/
     

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