Smaller hands lately?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ramrider, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Is it just me, or have a lot of the recent TFs abandoned the standard 5mm hand holes, which allow easy weapon-swapping?
    I've noticed Jazz and Kup both have holes slightly too small to hold a 5mm peg (they seem closer to 4 or 4.5mm diameter), and I had to file out Scourge's hands to make them big enough to hold his own guns, let alone the Targetmaster I intended to give him.
     
  2. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    that sucks, never really took the time to notice, but if it's true, i don't like it much
     
  3. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    probably to allow for smaller guns? lol why else?
     
  4. guard convoy

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    really? i know both my jazz and scourge for sure can hold universe 2.0 nightstick without any problems or modding, and my scourge can hold his guns just fine
     
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    maybe he's just had bad luck with "deformed" molds?
     
  6. Death333

    Death333 Otherwise known as Dx3

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    IMO it's nothing more than a slight flaw in design due to switching from the ever lame closed circle resembling a fist to the new half opened grip hand. The toys you've mentioned have no problems holding other/older weapons in my collection, it's just a bit of a tight fit.
     
  7. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    g2 prime and Wreckgar are notorious for having stress marks in their hands due to being to tight
     
  8. sh002

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    they should've just made all the hands consistent where the fingers open and close. i guess not because it would have cost more to make?
     
  9. havanowoncheese

    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    Not a single on of my new RTS or Generations figures have this issue. Hell i dont even have issues with laser Prime or Wreck-gar having stress marks. Sounds like its just a qc issue for some figures.
     

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