Which Alternators Instructions Should NOT be Followed?

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  1. CrystalFalls

    CrystalFalls New Member

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    I'm finally on my way to getting a nice set of Alternators and Binaltech, but I'm worried. Ive heard stories about Hasbro and Takara's bad printed instructions--that is, if we follow the instructions to the letter, we will either scratch paint or even break a part.

    Which of the Alternators, Binaltech, and Masterpieces should people NOT follow the printed instructions to the letter? I figure that I'm not the only person who would like to know this valuable info. Thanks for any help you can give!
     
  2. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    Theyre all ok except Track (of the molds I have anyway) - his instructions arent clear on how to serperate / unfold the front half properly imo
     
  3. Lord Of Tetris

    Lord Of Tetris Well-Known Member

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    The Grimlock instructions are pretty bad.

    It mostly makes sense, until you get to Grimlock's upper body. One part just has a picture of you flipping his arm-plastic-thingie 90 degrees downwards. Looks so easy in the instructions, but it does not help. Once that happens, there's one picture showing you putting the arms in place. Again I say: this does not help. There are at least 3 different steps to making those arms work.
     
  4. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    What're instructions? ^_^
     
  5. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    There's nothing wrong with any of the instructions IMO. Not reading them could lead to more damage than following them.
     
  6. Prisoner1138

    Prisoner1138 TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'll never understand the problem people have with wheeljack/grimlock. I got wheeljack loose in a box as art of a lot with no instructions, figured out how to turn it into bot mode in a couple of minutes.

    Tracks was kinda of annoying, had to check the instructions for that. And the only other one I checked the instructions for was OP, but that's because that mold is utter crap and I thought I had missed some steps(like a way to make the legs articulate).
     
  7. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's more the reversal of steps. Getting Grimlock back into car mode the first time might take a while, even if you're following the 'reverse order' instructions.
     
  8. Prisoner1138

    Prisoner1138 TFW2005 Supporter

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    No, even that still only took a couple minutes with no instructions.
     
  9. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    The little piece of paper that prevented some people from breaking their '74 Movie Bumblebee. :) 
     

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