TRU MP Rodimus QC Issues

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  1. kazosan

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    I don't know if this has/will happen to anyone else since people are still waiting to receive their packages from TRU, but mine arrived with a serious QC issue. The Rodimus itself is fine aside from some paint flaws. However, my Offshoot has two left feet. Because of this he can't be properly transformed into his weapon mode nor can he stand properly in robot mode. Has anyone else noticed this? I plan on calling TRU to see if they will send me a replacement or if I find a Rodimus in the store I'll just swap him out there.

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  2. xion14

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    This happens a few times with other tfs in the past. I'm curious what happens at the factories that causes it. It's probably just bad luck from a factory worker making a mistake. Best thing to do is try to replace it.
     
  3. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    Yikes! Maybe TRU is kind enough to send you an entire new one with HR?!
     
  4. Bountyan

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    That kind of QC happens sometimes with all sorts of figures. You just got bad luck. Try calling places and see if they can give you a different part.
     
  5. bluesparrow

    bluesparrow Puppet Prime Says Die

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    Mine has the same problem.
     
  6. zeroomegazx

    zeroomegazx I'm watching you...

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    There are many other QC issues as well. Thats sucks about his feet though, reminds me of my classics Cyclonus (had the same issue).
     
  7. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I'll have to check mine, but didn't notice any other problems. Nor have I looked for any either.
     
  8. rodimusprime2007

    rodimusprime2007 Only in a Jeep

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    Is the TRU Rodimus the new one with all the qc issues supposedly fixed. My original one isnt bad, never had any problems with it. Was thinking of getting the TRU one, but might have to hold off.
     
  9. fabexmax

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    Yeah i just started a thread about this too. Mine has 2 left feet also. Called TRU and they are saying they don't have him in stock yet to replace. Sheesh.
     
  10. kazosan

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    It seems like a lot of people are having this particular issue. Hopefully I can find one in a local TRU to replace mine.
     
  11. jru42287

    jru42287 With great power...

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    That happened to the first Sidearm Sideswipe I bought.
     
  12. G1_Cindersaur

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    personally i cannot feel bad for anyone that bought this POS after all the documented problems the MP rodimus had.

    shit in a box...is still shit in a box...even if you are missing the back 1/2 of the figure.
     
  13. xion14

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    Well, the issue is with the wrong part on the Targetmaster. Not Hot Rod.
     
  14. Sixshot

    Sixshot Jeff Goldbluman Group

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    I bought two and my Offshoots are fine.
     
  15. Travicon

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    This post would be relevant if this thread was about the Rodimus figure itself, but, ya know, its not...
     
  16. nelodiavolo

    nelodiavolo Transformer Nerd

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    Funny, I was thinking the same myself. :D 

    I will be opening mine soon. Looking at the package, I think my Offshoot looks OK. Wish me luck!
     
  17. MegaHavok

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    If you honestly feel the toy is shit then why even look in the thread?
     
  18. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    mine is 100% fine. good luck finding replacement parts. seems someone on here will get two right feet. wait and you can trade. : )
     
  19. bluesparrow

    bluesparrow Puppet Prime Says Die

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    Yeah I'm kind of hoping a right foot/left foot trade action starts. So far everyone has the same problem though.

    It's not actually bothering me that much, I don't like the gun mode anyway.
     
  20. fabexmax

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    But he can't stand in robot mode is the other problem. And what fun is a Transformer, that doesn't ummmm...transmorph. haha
     

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