Unique Toys Ragnaros (Combaticons/Bruticus)

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  1. cj37a

    cj37a Well-Known Member

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    I would say yes. I noticed my waist stopped clicking. However knees, inner and outer ratchets still clicking.
    Fix is required.

    Unique Toys Ragnaros (Combaticons/Bruticus)

    My guess is UT is going to have to send out some replacement parts. For failed ratchets that don't hold weight.
    DX9/UT have often been known for their either "fake ratchets" just designed to click and not to hold a joint in place (Their Springer,Sandstorm, Mightron)
    Or just don't work (Dx9 Tyrant/Galvatron - Arms don't ratchet due to wrong sized mushroom screw, and now their Onslaught).
    Not the end of the world, but still QC is QC. Too bad on such fine figures.
     
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  2. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    Man I wanna get him but in ruination colors. No chance that's ever happening though.

    Did they announce any plans for recolors yet? G2? Some shitty China exclusive clear plastic release nobody asked for?
     
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  4. GR1ML0CK

    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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    Bababobo00712 is the best!!! Ordered the three figures on the 6th and they cleared customs today. So it’ll be 9 days from placing order to when I get them. $240 shipped for the three!!
     
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    Someone with a weibo account must tell them about the issue with the ratchets... The same thing happened with Siegfried... I think I am just going to buy 1 set and save money for GT Guardian... I am so disappointed...
     
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  6. El Duque

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    Unfortunate that at this stage in the game we’re still dealing with bad ratchets. Making Zeta look better and better, their ratchets on Constructor are rock solid.
     
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    I am NOT encouraged to hear there are ratchet problems. Of all of the joints on a combiner, this is not the joint to have bad QC. We need to hear about a fix for this from Unique Toys.
     
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    Which joint are we all referring to? I checked mine and everything seems to be fine (which is quite shocking knowing my personal luck), so I’m confused as to what everyone is up in arms about ...
     
  9. GR1ML0CK

    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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  10. GR1ML0CK

    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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    Th over tight on the thighs as well as breaking of the outward motion ratchets
     
  11. El Duque

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    I’ll agree with you on their kibble-monster bot modes, but the vehicle and combined modes are on point.
     
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  12. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    As of right now, my Onslaught's hips are just fine, but I also found a pose I liked and just put him on my shelf, so I didn't move them around very much at all.
     
  13. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing I is a Bruticus fan

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    Was this a problem that Hungurr had too? How do you fix it? Who currently has these problems other than Emgo? I hope it’s just an Emgo thing.
     
  14. Zawicki

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    UT sent out replacements for Ordin's knees before. Hips never got fixed but friction weirdly worked for it. I think there's a good chance they'll send out replacement parts as long as the ratchet is easy to access.
     
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    The ratchets on my Onslaught are just fine.
     
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    I just got mine yesterday and went through all the transformations to make sure nothing was broken or messed up. So far everything seems fine, knock on wood.

    I do agree with BSF that he doesn't seem to fit with the other two bots in the line so far, especially swindle.
     
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    It's mostly just because Swindle is a little TOO plain but also because the Jeep hood is a fairly plain piece where not much more detail could be added and it happens to form his torso, so he looks a bit more plain than the others. If you look at the rest of the figure though, they all have similar levels of detail pretty much everywhere else.

    You guys got me to go pull mine off the shelf and check. Wipers intact! whew... :) 
     
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  18. Zawicki

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    Hungurr's hips were bad, ratchets wore down. The knees for combined mode also snapped on all copies after awhile. Mine lasted a few weeks but they sent replacement parts. Disappointing but Ordin is still great.
     
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  20. Pitt

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    Just tested the joints on mine. Waist ratchet was working the first couple of turns, then stopped working. I'd say I got two turns to each side before it just stopped clicking. Fantastic.

    Hips are still working fine, not going to push my luck at this point.

    Also, I have two wiper blades.

    Like Emgo, I'm not to upset about the hip ratchet. I can't see a situation where I'd really need it to ratchet other than some extreme poses but, even in that case, the waist still stays pretty much put via friction. Whether that will remain to be the case once he's got the added weight of arms we'll have to wait and see. That being said, I wouldn't hate a fix. And, based on this and others' experiences, I fully expect the hip ratchets to fail at some point in the future, and that's definitely a bigger deal.

    Agree with @cj37a that a fix from UT is in order.

    Edit:
    I can't get past the ugly individual limb bots on Zeta's. But agree that, if their construction is anywhere near the build quality of Constructor, it will be hands down the best in that department.

    I'm still ok with my choice to go with UT since the team will rarely be in combined mode anyway. But it really sucks that UT can't get a basic thing like ratchets right.
     
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