TRU re-issue Perceptor's launcher problem.

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  1. LEADERS_MATRIX

    LEADERS_MATRIX Wisdom of the ages...

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    The launcher is stuck open, and the missles will not lock in, is this a common problem, or am I alone with this one?
     
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    You're not alone...I noticed the same problem with mine when I opened it last night.
     
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    they are all the same as far as i know
     
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    It's possible to fix it if you have the right screwdriver, a pen spring, and some other small hobby tools. (Plus patience as getting the inside unlocked and armed can be a chore if you aren't careful).

    It's all part of modern toy regulations. For Hasbro it's the choice of a reissue with proper but non-firing missiles or a reissue with big giant goofy ones (which are on some of the first reissue figures). It's an understandable regulation that the missiles can't be to small but I guarantee you an innovative child will find a way to off themselves with a normal missile just as easily. (Then we won't get any missiles >.>)
     
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    I never really noticed this problem but then again I keep my in the box but I have opened it once and played with abit and put it back.
     
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    like everyone said, the missle isn't made to fire. i think due to its "pointed edge" lol. the same is with soundwave also although the missile clicks in his gun. it kinda sucks how the missile just slides out.
     
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    That is really my only complaint with Perceptor's gun. If the missile was able to click into place and stay there, it would be alot better. I didn't want to bother with it so I just left the missiles inside the box.
     
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    Yeah, I hate it too. If it'd at least STAY in there I wouldn't care... I wonder how many coats of nail polish I'm gonna need....
     
  9. LEADERS_MATRIX

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    I know its not supposed to fire, but it won't lock in, it just falls out, the others Prowl, Silverstreak, Host, etc, they'll lock in, but this thing just falls out.
    I think I'll just take it apart and see whats fracked.
     
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    Just move the trigger, or whatever you want to call it, a little and it will dislodge from it's open position. I'm not sure if it has a little glue or something but that is what I did and pushed the trigger into the locking position to hold the missile. It will stay but I didn't leave it in too long before putting it and Perceptor back in the box so I don't know if it will eventually open up again on it's own.
     
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