TRU Re-issue Soundwave - Questions.

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  1. Recall

    Recall Player Select

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    I wasn't on here when this got released so finally got myself a MISB TRU Re-issue Soundwave and I feel the product I wanted isn't what i got but I need to make sure.

    My Problems are:

    • All the joints are super, super loose.
    • Stickers are applied on everything....badly and in the wrong places.
    • There is a sticker sheet in the box yet its for a Japanese release, due to the all the Japanese writing but clearly not for Soundwave.
    • There is a glue like residue on the shoulder cannon peg hole (the one to the left of Soundwaves head)
    • The actual Shoulder Cannon does not fit into said hole, the peg is clearly too big.

    Is this normal?
     
  2. Human Beastbox

    Human Beastbox The Murdinator

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    Doesn't sound that way from what you are describing on most fronts.

    Was this off eBay by chance?
     
  3. zealottoyou

    zealottoyou Well-Known Member

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    i don't recall stickers applied so chances are you are ripped off
     
  4. Recall

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    Nope, not from eBay but from a TFW2005 sponsor, no less.
     
  5. MisfitRobot

    MisfitRobot Robot Fighter

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    no.......

    I bought two of these when they were still in stores; 1 for myself and 1 for my brother. All the joints were tight on both of them and the cannons fit in just fine. Some of the stickers were applied, but only ones that were visible through the plastic box packaging. However, it's been so long, I can't remember which stickers were placed. I really don't believe you got MSIB toy. I would return it and try to get your money back.
     
  6. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    mine has tight joints, and some stickers applied

    seems like you got a swap out, check the product date/manuf stamp, what does that say?
     
  7. Human Beastbox

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    Hmmmm....intriguing.

    It just kind of sounds like a re-pack. Only a few stickers were factory applied and the rest were on the Takara Collection sticker sheet from that reissue. The loose joints sound like they are either just a QC issue, or that someone repacked a loose TRU Soundwave.

    Don't want to point fingers, though. Was it sold as MISB, or just MIB?
     
  8. Recall

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    It was sold as brand new, MISB.

    Either way i've contacted the seller now i've got confirmation that something isn't how it should be.

    Quick further question, where should the rubsign for Ravage be located? because currently its lobsided near his neck and im guessing it would be a factory applied sticker yet it seems so...out of place.
     
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    CrackerBoy SeƱor Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    the reissue is the only one with the double tape deck...beats checking the manuf stamp.



     
  10. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    tights should be joint and things should fit as they should. and yes the sticker will be a japanese sticker set.

    but something doesnt sound right about yours, you may have been had.
     
  11. ninety

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    I just sold mine a couple of weeks ago, to answer your questions though:

    1- Joints on mine were fine, nice and tight.
    2+3- Stickers were not applied by the factory, should be a Japanese stickersheet for you to apply.
    4- Mine had no residue or plastic flash anywhere on it.
    5- Shoulder cannon fitted perfectly, perhaps a slight squeeze in, but nowhere near too big.

    Ravage's rubsign should be near his neck, but square with the edge of him. The rubsign Ravage in the middle of this pic is the one from the TRU SW:

    [​IMG]
     
  12. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I have the figure and mine is just fine and has none of those issues.
     

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