Why are too many problems with animated toys?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Rodr-Evil, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well, I only have Ratchet, and yes, one of his legs are floppy as hell. I'm tired (and scary) of reading about animated problems here and there, I don't remember so many troubles in any other line.
     
  2. EvaUnit13

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    Maybe because the movie toys increased demand for Transformers, they're making more and more so they have less time to worry about QC
     
  3. NGW

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    Keep in mind though, the only ones that ever really are vocal are those with issues. Can't forget all the people that haven't had problems that haven't stepped up. Other than my first SS missing a hand and having some bad paint, and my Voyager Op having a loose shoulder, I've had zero problems with Animated QC.
     
  4. SoundMaster

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    Besides all of the mass-all around problems, like BB's stingers not going in all the way, or Starscreams annoying legs popping of all of the time, my figures are fine. But my BA's retractable claw will never stay tabed in her arm.
     
  5. Sol Fury

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    Mine neither. I think it is to do with the shape of the arm.

    I have it on her back and have her relaxing in robot mode. Arms folded, one leg crossed. Looks quite comical.
     
  6. IronhideTF

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    I fixed Starscreams legs by putting some tape at that joint/peg so it gets thicker and it works like a charm unless I keep taking it off.
     
  7. Paradigm-Shift Prime

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    lol, and yeah mine too. That's another mold problem to add the list for animated. My universe Prowl was missing two screws, and I've had a few animated problems too, QC certainly seems rather shaky these days, hopefully not a permanent trend.

    P.S. Love the sig Sol Fury
     
  8. Johnator

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    I honestly don't have/want any Animated toys but of the two my friend bought they were both messed up badly. Grimlock especially was loose as hell. I am not sure why all the QC probs but hopefully they fix them soon.
     
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    There are not too many problems with the Animated toys. Every time a new line or even a new is released there are a glut of QC/Toy defects that people report. It's not much different than any other line release that I can see...
     
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    All 16 of Mine are Fine. The only things I have done are the hand mod to Lockdown and added some paint appts. But all in all they are fine.
     
  11. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Bought 6 so far (if the 2 pack counts as 2), no problems to report.
     
  12. MushroomPrime

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    I have no Problems with my Animated toys.

    Starscream's hand was loose, but I fixed that.

    Grimlock and Prowl and just fine.
     
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    I agree it has less to do with the fact that there's more issues, and more to do with the fact that the people with no issues rarely speek up.
     
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    I don't think QC changes much from line to line. Almost every new line is kicked off with a chorus of "OMG QC is the worst yet!", which either means that QC actually gets worse with each new line, QC improves as a line progresses, or people just tune out and only pay attention again when a new line begins.
     
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    Some would say needing to fix Starscream's hand is a problem.
     
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    Have no problems, currently
     
  17. Shark Jumper

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    So far my biggest QC issue....
     
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    I just got Leader Megatron today. No instructions in the box. Oh well. Then I realized the missile was gone too. Oh well. Then I realized the second rotor is also missing. :(  I'll have to take him back.
     
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    They weren't in the little bag under the Inner Cardboard that megs was strapped to?
     
  20. Johnator

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    Wow.
     

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