Sunstorm Animated Issue?

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  1. PyroniusRex

    PyroniusRex Banned

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    Hey guys, I recently swept in for that Target $5.00 deal and I bought both Sunstorm and Shockwave. I was extremely proud of this purchase until I opened Sunstorm and I found that he was missing one of his back of the leg fins. Did anyone else have this problem?
     
  2. Scythe

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    Actually, not that I know. I've bought two, one for me and one for my fiance's nephew and they're both pretty good. Return it?
     
  3. PyroniusRex

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    I want to return it, I repackaged it perfectly. It's just that I don't know if I should take the only leg fin just in case the next one I get doesn't have one.
     
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    Nothing missing on my Sunstorm except that the right thigh piece is loose and won't stay in place during transformation (left leg is fine) but overall no big deal. No problems on my Purplewave though.
     
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    Scythe Future Foundation

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    You should do it, keep all the pieces you want, haha.
     
  6. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    Something similar happened to me when I picked mine up Monday. He was missing his right thumb. Took it back and exchanged for another.
     
  7. Cyko-Destructo

    Cyko-Destructo Rock-Lord

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    both voyager figs in the packs seem to have a few quality control issues, i can spot a few paint errors on sunstorm and the shockwave crane/tank turret does not work as well as the one that came with the regular version of the fig

    the activators rock ,makes me want to pick up grimlock, meggs, and thundercrancker, not to sure about lockdown , maybe if i can find the non bandit version (bought optimus back when i found delux swoop)
     
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    From what I've heard Sunstorm had major QC issues; from bad paint apps to missing parts. Good luck in finding a better one.
     
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    mine actually is put together, tight joints, all his pieces and better paint than starscream...
     
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    same with mine.

    anybody missing parts shuld simply return it and hopefully they will have one complete, at least this toy can be checked in box.
     
  11. Dormamu

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    Same with mine.
     
  12. gargunkle

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    I've read stories of being able to contact Hasbro customer service to ask for replacement parts that were missing, but I've never tried it myself.
     
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    this has been the only problem i've noticed. the tank turret doesnt become completely, err.. erect? it has a little bend in the middle where its supposed to bend out to become the the turret. oh well though. it isnt too bad and i may even take it apart to see what i can do to fix it.
     
  14. Rumble02

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    the problem i had with mine was transforming him and the head popping off. think i found an easy fix though
     
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    and that easy fix was?
     
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    Exactly my reaction; what was that easy fix?, because i have the same problem.
     
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    My Sunstorm's head pops off too. I pretend it was removed by the Headmaster. But if there is a fix I would like to know.
     
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    If you're worried about a piece being missing, whether the same one or something else, buy the replacement first before returning the defective one.
     
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    Mine is good except for the head - it pops off every time I put him in jet mode.
     
  20. Cyko-Destructo

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    the left arm on mine has a tendency to pop off at the elbow aswell
     

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