Trans-Scanning Optimus Prime turning brittle?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by LoC Soundwave, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. LoC Soundwave

    LoC Soundwave 俺の魂は燃えていない!

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    So yeah... I was transforming my TS-01 Optimus from vehicle to robot mode as I was planning on sending it to a friend. Only to discover that almost every single balljoint on the core body has started to crack! The only ones that appear to be intact are the ones in the torso.

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    Has anyone else experienced this? It's just been sitting untouched in a cabinet practically ever since I got it a couple of years ago when stores clearanced them out. So I was a bit shocked to find it in this state, especially as I was going to give it away. :( 
     
  2. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    Dude...I wish I knew about those at the time. They look like some of the coolest TF toys ever.
     
  3. IcedPhoenix

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    I have, except mine has a cracked waist everything else is okay but he just flops around now...
     
  4. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    I absolutely loved that short-lived line. I was hoping we would get more figures in the series like Starscream, Megatron, Blackout, Ratchet, Ironhide... The concept was brilliant and despite the kibbly bot modes, the alt modes were simply the best. Finish was better than on any premium release.
     
  5. LoC Soundwave

    LoC Soundwave 俺の魂は燃えていない!

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    Funnily enough. The only balljoints that haven't cracked on mine are the ones in his waist/torso. :( 
     
  6. LegendAntihero

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    Wow, i can't believe I was ever intrested in buying trans scan.
     

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