WARNING: Movie Arcee's miss assembled and how to see difference before you buy

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Gears, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Crud! I just discovered that my Arcee is miss assembled. Take a look at this pic. That is how arcee is supposed to be assembled in the package.:
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    Now here is how mine was assembled. Notice the rear wheel rim is different looking than in the 1st pic:
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    As a result of the miss assembly, the tire halfs don't fit together, because the pegs are on the wrong sides. Also the inner parts of the rims don't connect properly either. They are lopsided. :cry 

    This is how the robot mode should look, with two different rims:
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    And here is mine, with 2 of the same rims:
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    Since the rims are identical, they cannot connect and make a flush rear tire in bike mode. Looks like I will need to exchange it. But when I do exchange it, I'll look in the package and make sure the rear rim looks like it does in the 1st pic. So make sure your rear rim looks like the 1st pic before you buy her!
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    That sucks, but thanks for showing. Now I (and others) know what to look for.
     
  3. NGW

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    That sucks man.

    Only problem I had (have) with my Arcee is a loose-ish leg joint and her chest doesn't stay closed too tightly.
     
  4. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Probabably assembled at the very end of the day. ;) 
     
  5. benzo

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    that sucks! but thanks for the tip!
     
  6. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    I suppose if you shaved down the pegs you could at least get it to go together, not sure how well it would hold, though.

    Hope you have better luck next time!
     
  7. redsquadron

    redsquadron Token idiot...

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    Better not get her via mail order then!
     
  8. Gears

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    The inner parts of the rims don't connect properly either. They are lopsided. :cry 
     
  9. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    On a friday before a holiday weekend.

    Man that sucks about you're arcee.
    Looks like I will have to look out for this.
     
  10. timshinn73

    timshinn73 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the tip. I'll check out the one I picked up the other day now...
     
  11. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    checked mine out and im good. by the way anyone have a official pic of how she is supposed to be transformerd. The rims dont seem to look right no matter how i pose them.
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

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    They fold forward. I know it doesn't look right but that's how it's done.

    Here's a good picture.
     
  13. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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    perhaps this should get a frontpage, so people are alerted before buying? I remember the movie old-bee error was, as was energon stormjet.
     
  14. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    That's wrong, man. But funny as hell. XD
     
  15. Rumble02

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    thank you split lip
     
  16. Chaos Muffin

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    Thanks for the sweet detailed pics , will keep an eye on these when I pick mine out.

    Sorry you got a flawed one but it still looks good. Can't wait too see her in stores around here
     
  17. IronhideTF

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    Mine only has one problem which i would like to get fixed, Her head is Very loose.. but its a very nice Toy ^^
     
  18. Autobus Prime

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    Well, well, this is news! We all knew she was put together, sure,
    but who knew that she'd won?

    I want to be the first to offer my congratulations to the new Miss Assembled!

    (There's your proof that even a misassembled Cybertronian can win the pageant.)

    (Now you have to make her a sash.)

    (Oh, and thanks for the excellent intel. :)  )
     
  19. ZecksKitty

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    I was going to make a similar joke, but then I realized I would get made fun of for not being funny.

    It appears I have come full circle.
     
  20. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    Is it just me or does that thing on her head remind anyone of the school nurse from South Park?
     

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