What do you mean sticky paint?

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  1. MushroomPrime

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    Sticky like... syrup? or just not settled into the plastic correctly.

    Because my Animated Soundwave toy has the latter.
     
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    shogun221 timewaster extraordinaire

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    sticky as in, you need to lick the paint off your fingers after you're done playing...:p 
     
  3. justinRODimus

    justinRODimus Well-Known Member

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    wut?
     
  4. heshanj

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    dunno wat ur talking about...i didnt even know that soundwave has a paint problem..
     
  5. Mechafire

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    Sticky as in if you LIGHTLY run your finger along the paint it will easily come off.

    In other words, the paint is dry but won't stick to the plastic.
     
  6. heshanj

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    the kind of paint that universe prowl has...so far, my prowl has been good though..so im not sure wat sticky paint is like either, lol
     
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    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    The paint on my Universe Prowl feels... tacky. It doesn't stick to my fingers like a sticker might, but it kinda feels like... hm. Sticker residue. I hate it, I'm afraid to handle or transform him much. I'd like to get a replacement and try my hand at customizing this one, but then, I'm worried I'll get another with paint like this. :p 
     
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    i guess u had better wait til a new 'batch?' comes out...u'll probably get the same problem on a new one too...my one's paint isnt great either...i just transformed him once and left him..dont wanna ruin it, cant afford another
     
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    Omega Charge Prepare for trouble...

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    That sorta thing happened with my Animated Prowl. It's nice and dry, but I braced my finger on him when transforming him, and now he has a swirly paint smudge.
     
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    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    So i guess all the new tf figures need to be put in an oven for an hour or two.
     
  11. TJOmega

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    My Prowl had a minor case but it's bad on my Soundwave, left a slight fingerprint in it... Seems to be something about the foggy plastic they used for the windows of both.
     
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    My leader bulkhead has the same problem on his knee paint apps.

    I guess applying a clear coat will solve the problem.
     
  13. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    So far I can't see any problem with my Soundwave, but if it does suddenly start I'll slap a clearcoat on it like I had to do with Uni Prowl.
    Luckily I have this place to forewarn me of the quality control issues so I don't ruin a figure right out of the packaging. I knew Prowl might have sticky paint so I checked him out first before handling him too much. Saved me messing up his paint much.
    Exactly which bit on Soundwave is the problem? Then I can keep an eye on it just in case and fix it at first sign of a problem.
     

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