Quick Silverstreak Question

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Torque, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2007
    Posts:
    11,339
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +10
    Does he suffer from sticky paint at all like Prowl did?
     
  2. TheDemonDzko

    TheDemonDzko °-{[●□●]}-° {Beep. Boop.)

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2008
    Posts:
    2,697
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +5
    From what I have heard, no. However, he does have a toast fetish like bluestreak...
     
  3. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2007
    Posts:
    1,160
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    "toast fetish"?
     
  4. Tahukanuva

    Tahukanuva Human After All

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2006
    Posts:
    92
    Trophy Points:
    92
    Location:
    Tennessee, USA
    Likes:
    +21
    Mine's paint isn't 'sticky' per say, but it is very oppossed to staying on the translucent plastic. I'm not sure if that's common or not though.
     
  5. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Posts:
    8,335
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Likes:
    +229
    which prowl is sticky?
     
  6. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2003
    Posts:
    15,667
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    332
    Likes:
    +493
    A number toys produced around the time of the first to third waves of Universe 2.0 had issues with paint bonding with translucent plastics. Over time, the paint would absorb the oils from your hands and get really gummy and smudgy. Prowl and Ironhide were the most notably effected, as were Animated Leader Megatron (cockpit), and some instances of Soundwave.

    Later production runs fixed this issue, and it hasn't cropped up since.
     
  7. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Posts:
    8,335
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Likes:
    +229
    interesting. mine doesnt seem sticky on either of those. did henkei suffer the same fate? i was thinking of adding a prowl henkei. is there a chance he could be sticky-icky?
     
  8. Auto Morph

    Auto Morph Gimmick Bot

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2010
    Posts:
    8,449
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +0
    I have U2 Blustreak and his paint is perfectly fine.
     
  9. Cal

    Cal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2010
    Posts:
    5,091
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Likes:
    +121
    I think you're confusing him with Ramjet.

    My Bluestreak's paint is fine by the way.
     
  10. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2006
    Posts:
    11,589
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    297
    Likes:
    +26
    Ebay:
    The paint wasn't sticky on mine, but it did feel like that easy rub off paint like on Generations Blurr.
     
  11. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Posts:
    14,540
    News Credits:
    262
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +922
    My Silverstreak's paint got a little smeary, just like my Prowl's.
     
  12. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2005
    Posts:
    14,773
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    272
    Likes:
    +94
    After the paint on Prowl I just gave my Silverstreak an all over blast of clear coat before even the first transformation. If mine had been destined to have dodgy paint I never gave it the chance to happen.
     

Share This Page