Please Help: Classics Deluxe Optimus Prime Problem

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Optimist_Prime, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    I have a problem and a question about the Classics deluxe Prime. I picked up the Classics/Universe deluxe Optimus Prime and Megatron battle pack yesterday.

    Right after I removed all of his twist ties and elastics, I tried the punch button he has on his back. I pushed it, and now his upper torso just spins. The button still makes him punch, but now he does like a helecopter type-thing.

    Any ideas on what's wrong with him?

    I was also wondering if anyone knows who did the modification on him to make his upper legs retract into the lower legs, just like the MP?
     
  2. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    To stop the spinning... I believe you have to pull down the lever that makes him punch. Instead of pushing it in you pull it down and that should lock his torso into place.

    I didn't know that there was a mod for him though. Sounds interesting.
     
  3. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    Pull the button out till it clicks. That locks the waist.
     
  4. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I never knew that. This crappy little toy just got slightly better.
     
  5. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    I only found that out after I super glued my first one's waist in place.
     
  6. Gingerchris

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    Indeed. I utterly hated the figure when I got it, but when I just yanked the tab in frustration it clicked then order was restored. I dunno if it was ever mentioned in the instructions, but if it wasn't it should've been to ease some of the suffering people had with the figure.
    Of course, this doesn't let the figure entirely off the hook though as his alt mode was arse and his eyes were so bugged out it looked like he'd crouched for a poop in a bush and found it was a holly bush.
     
  7. Waverider

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    Thanks!! You just breath new life to this figure.....
     
  8. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Thanks guys!:thumbs2: 
     
  9. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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  10. SG hailstorm

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    i just bought him off crave a minute ago, can someone link me the waist retraction mod?
     
  11. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    no link, just pull the little black tab till it clicks, then rotate the chest till its in nthe right spot
     
  12. robowarrior

    robowarrior Arcee's BF

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    Its funny how you come to find out small things like this make a big difference in figures.. Anyways here something I did a while back with mines .. Added a Matrix inside of it..

    [​IMG]
     
  13. LegendAntihero

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    It's been mentioned on TFwiki.net
     
  14. B'Bantor

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    The leg mod involves swapping the thigh parts and inner workings of the lower legs from a Classics seeker.
     
  15. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Check the date of my post.
     
  16. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Well in the past two you could have atleast told me. I never looked at the directions on the figure (or really do anything with it) and just figured it was spinny Prime. This would have made the figure a lot better. I blame me selling the figure on you Kusanagi.
     
  17. Dinobots Rule

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    anyone want the crystal version that came in the sons of cybertron 2 pack ?? lol i still dont like this figure .
     
  18. Cracka J

    Cracka J TURD PARTY DUMPSTERPIECE TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's not mentioned in the instructions. I thought mine was busted too until I did a little youtube research, problem solved.
     
  19. QmTablit

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    LOL You're not missing much. It was better off sold.
     
  20. Jazz342

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    Too bad primes alt mode still bounces on the front wheels like a messed up lowrider.
     

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