Recon Ironhide Issues?

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  1. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Have there been any quality control issues reported with Recon Ironhide? I finally found another one and this one also had a very loose right shoulder like my first one. And the waist seemed very hard to snap in place in robot mode. Thought I was going to break it.

    I returned it.
     
  2. 46+2

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    I had a tough time too! His waist did'nt wanna snap on. Its kinda in there now. His legs like to spread apart too...that slut.
     
  3. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That waist is scary. But no one has had any issues?
     
  4. Prime_Directive

    Prime_Directive less than meets the eye

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    The only issue I have with him is that the waist doesn't snap in snugly, so that little peg does fall out if you give him a jolt. Other than that, mine's fine.
     
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    I have had a few issues with him. I return one because when i snapped it in the whole thing split and the peg wouldn't stay in place. Also got on that was missing the metal piece that goes into the post.
     
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    Mine has a misassembled right shoulder, being composed of two front pieces glued together instead of a front and a back piece. Other than making the arm slightly out of alignment in vehicle mode, it's not noticeable at all, so I didn't bother exchanging it for a new one.
     
  7. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Seems like there are issues then.
     
  8. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Mine has no problems other than a loose door hinge and a loose hip hinge.
     
  9. Greyryder

    Greyryder Kitbashed

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    Mine had loose thigh swivels, and the right shoulder is really tight.
     
  10. Astroscream

    Astroscream News Cred > Street Cred

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    I put mine away but I believe he has two left fists. I know they are both the same though.
     
  11. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    The waist joint has had issues of some sort or another at least since the Premium version in the first line.
     
  12. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Mine has one leg that is really loose. It is put away, so I am not sure what part it was, the other one flexes well into any position while the other flops around. Not bad enough for me to return him though.
     
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    I guess I lucked out. Mine is nice and solid all around (except the stupid detachable mirrors).
     
  14. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Mine is 100% perfect.
     
  15. Bumblebee028

    Bumblebee028 Technobot Prime

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    My waist won't click in at all, if he leans forward, the whole top assembly just falls off so that his head faces his legs. It's easy to get past, though.

    BB28
     
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    Now I am scared to open mine. Even though I bought him for all the weapons anyways.
     
  17. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Well that gives me hope. I mean buying the same figure with the same problem? Just had to ask. I'll keep searching.
     
  18. Geof7609

    Geof7609 Brake Pioneer

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    The waist problem's been there since the original 2007 mold, it's an inherent design flaw. Hasbro has to be aware of this, since the Recon mold adds a metal tip on the peg to prevent it from wearing down. I also have the first '07 and RotF versions, and this version's actually been the most stable of the three.
     
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    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Seems like the metal tip want to break the socket.
     
  20. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good TFW2005 Supporter

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    Mine's fine. No loose arms, the waist pegs in securely.
     

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