The Cygar on my kup head came off before I even removed the head from the box!

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  1. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

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    I barely touched the iGear Cygar head and the cigar fell off. :(  I hadn't even removed the head from the foam yet. Just a warning to you guys who got it. Be careful with it.


    Also the screw on the head has a narrow prong holes so you almost have to use the screwdriver they give you. It's going to cramp the hand a little too.
     
  2. 46+2

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    You are the second guy to say this. That sucks.
     
  3. ultramagnus69

    ultramagnus69 GTL

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    Ooh IGear......some things never change :( 
     
  4. MegaMoonMan

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    Nothing a drop of glue can't fix.
     
  5. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Try some crazy glue. I know, sucks that you have to do that. I fixed my arcee by using Instant Krazy Glue Advanced Formula. It dried in literally seconds.

    This is what you do:
    - Get tweezers
    - Put the cigar in the tweezers
    - Open up the crazy glue and have the head ready
    - hold the crazy glue facing upwards and squeeze the crazy glue lightly until you can barely see it bubbling at the top
    - dip the cigar toward the bubble so only the smallest amount gets on it
    - Glue it to the head. You have like 2 or 3 seconds to get it in the correct place

    If done right, there will be no color loss from the glue.
     
  6. jerryitus

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    Sure, you can glue it, but why should you have to? They should totally offer to replace broken samples, especially if they don't want this to be the last item people actually buy.
     
  7. Roufuss

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    I was just about to order this too.

    I think I'll hold off for a bit.
     
  8. wolfe

    wolfe Well-Known Member

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    Hope that you have already emailed them. Sorry to hear that yours is broken.
     
  9. PlanckEpoch

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    Pinning it will probably do the trick. Will definitely do that when mine arrive. Pinning is going to help things much better than straight glue, but it does require a pin vise and careful hands. I think a pin vise is one of the most important things for a collector!
     
  10. Alucard77

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    I don't know how good they are with this practice. Not to mention the roundtrip of the order will be another month at the least.

    Maybe easier to glue it.

    Don't get me wrong. I think it is rediculous that is the quality they are selling. I was seriously debating the MP coneheads. Debate over I guess.
     
  11. Razerwire

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    Fell off or broke off? If it just fell off was it supposed to be removable?
     
  12. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    igear and shoddy quality? nahh, couldn't be
     
  13. Soundwave2

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    It's not that serious to me. It's such a small piece that sticks out and I'd rather have it fall off during shipping than for it to break. Krazy gluing is such a minor fix, I'm not even gonna complain about it
     
  14. PlanckEpoch

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    Those who had theirs break, could you provide a pic of the break please? Thanks in advance
     
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    Wow... So because a couple of people had the cigar off this makes the product shoddy? Pft. Cmon guys.. At least wait till more people Receive their heads before you go off making a comments.
     
  16. kenm2474

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    Opened mine 30 minutes ago and no problems at all. It even fits a lot tighter than the original Hasbro head which bobbled around. So I am real happy.
     
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    Jesus, that sucks, man. I was considering nabbing it, too.
     
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    No problems with mine yet
     
  19. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

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    For the record, I did glue the cigar back on. I just hope the glue holds. I don't want to be missing a tiny cigar. It's almost not recoverable in carpet.

    I just wanted to warn people to be careful since they may not be so careful and end up losing the cigar.

    Here is a quick picture
     

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    Ok... for an estimate of how much longer I have to wait..those of you that already have yoru heads, where are you located?
     

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