Seaspray's joints loose - is this common?

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  1. Facemeat

    Facemeat Give me your Face(meat)!

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    I picked up Seaspray at Target today, and all of his joints were loose right out of the box, the biggest offender being his right elbow which just flops down no matter what position it's in. I'm going to try to return him soon, but before I buy another I'd really like to know if this is a common issue. If it is I think I'll avoid the hassle and just skip this figure altogether. So, anyone else experience this problem?
     
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    nope, mine are tttiiiiggghhhtttt
     
  3. Silk Spectre

    Silk Spectre The Evil Queen

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    I have a problem with the right elbow on mine as well - it barely stays in position.

    I've been rearranging my TF shelf tonight, and now the back piece that snaps the back in place isn't that great on mine either.

    I love the look of the figure, but he's been one of the few TFs that have been problematic for me.
     
  4. Wollstone

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    Tightest joints in my G.U.C.H.
     
  5. Orodruin

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    Mine is nice and tight too. He doesn't seem hard to find though, so you should be able to exchange him easily enough.
     
  6. Matty

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    Both my nephew's and my Seaspray were a little loose on the leg joints; his had minor looseness in the elbow joint you spoke of. I think it may be a fairy common thing.
     
  7. mrfang2

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    i think its a 50 50 gamble
     
  8. Wollstone

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    I think you're exaggerating.
     
  9. mrfang2

    mrfang2 leader of team rejects

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    okay, maby not exactly , but it seems close from the coments so far
     
  10. grimlock1972

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    Mine are fine,he is hanging out by himself and looking good.
     
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    Only issu on mine is one of the flippers are crazy loose. But it's not a problem since I think they look dumb and don't flip them out. But yeah, all the joints on mine are fine.
     
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    Left elbow just dangles. Completely loose. Other than that he is fine.
     
  13. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    Mines in a box..... At a store.... Waiting to be bought...
     
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    Mine was fine as well. I would exchange him as he's an excellent figure.
     
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    mine just has a loose right elbow.
     
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    Most of my Seaspray's joints are fine. I think one elbow might be looser than the other, but it's not drastically loose. However, his left shoulder is RIDICULOUSLY tight. It tooks a lot of force to get it to move.
     
  17. Facemeat

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    Well, it looks like it's pretty much 50/50 in this thread. I'm not particularly liking those odds. However, I'm still undecided. Guess I'll just make up my mind whenever I return him.
     
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    His right elbow is kindof loose on mine too. Not to the extent it ruins him for me, but much looser than the left one.
     
  19. Sol Fury

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    Mine is fine. Good jointing all round.
     

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