ROTF Dead End Standing issues

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Anti-Venom, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. Anti-Venom

    Anti-Venom Well-Known Member

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    I can't get my deluxe class Dead End figure to stand up properly, Even the wind blows him down.

    Is this a known issue or is mine just defective?
     
  2. Lucs

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    Try bending his legs like a bird and using the doors as his heels, if that makes any sense.

    I guess what I'm saying is that not every movie-verse figure stands like a human does, sometimes you have to bend the knees backwards
     
  3. richyungsociety

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    hmmm, never had issues making my Sideways stand. Isn't Dead End almost identical
     
  4. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Much as I hate to say it, can you post pictures of how you've got his feet?
     
  5. KingGrimlock

    KingGrimlock Assuming Direct Control

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    Mine has no problems at all, in fact it stands very well. Maybe you're doing something wrong with the legs.
     
  6. wildfly

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    Sideways isn't the easiest to stand either.

    The fact that it has massive amounts of kibble and tiny feet doesn't help.
     
  7. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I used to stand my Sideways with straight 'normal' legs because that's the done thing, but I recently put them how the instructions said and I've warmed to them arse-backwards now. Sometimes he might tip back on the heel wheels, but for the most part he's stable.
     
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    I go with the insect-toidish legs.
     
  9. Anti-Venom

    Anti-Venom Well-Known Member

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    I don't have a working camera at the moment and I put him in his car mode on the shelf so he wouldn't fall off.
    I'll transform him later and try the tips above and see if i can get him to stand.
     
  10. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Yeah, stupid Hasbro designers! Tiny feet and kibble? How's THAT supposed to work?
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    Seriously, no one else thinks to do that?
     
  11. Dran0n

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    I do as well.
     
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    It's not the first time it's been mentioned. Someone else put up pics of this idea some time back; I think it was in the feedback thread for Sideways.
     
  13. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    It just always surprises me how this issue keeps coming up. I've even described how doing this makes Sideways almost insanely stable, only to be met with outright disbelief. That sort of thing starts to make you wonder if you're not thinking like anyone else.

    On the plus side, this thread has made me remember how much I enjoy Sideways as a toy, and how much I'm looking forward to Dead End.
     
  14. thenatureboywoo

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    I like to stand him like this and use his wheel as a heel.

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  15. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    if you use his fenders right you shouldnt have an issue
     
  16. LeTigre

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    That's usually how I stand Sideways, unpeggging the sidepanel to make a huge heel just leaves an extra joint on his leg and they aren't as tight as his knees on mine figure.


    Dead End doesn't have the same problem, mainly since the ball joint connecting his feet is ALOT tighter (it's pretty free on Sideways), so he stands on just his ballerina feet very well. Like Swerve is to Sideswipe, Dead End is just overall a noticablely tighter figure than the original Sideways.
     

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