Will the reissue Predaking suffer from Gold Syndrome?

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  1. LigerPrime

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    Guys, I'm thinking of picking up the newly reissued Predaking as he's out in shops in my country but I noticed that there's some changes in this version as in some of the yellow plastic parts are now gold in colour.

    From what I have seen, it seems that its not just gold paint but the actually plastic itself. I'm now curious, will this Predaking suffer from the dreaded "gold plastic syndrome"? My apologies as I'm not knowledgeable when it comes to this area.
     
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    Thanks for the reply but may I know why? Is there a change in the manufacturing process?
     
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    Only a certain type of gold plastic is affected by GPS (particularly characterized by a swirl effect in the plastic). Also, I think Hasbro has more or less learned to steer clear of plastic that may be affected by this (though I'm not sure if Protoform Starscream is affected or not- his plastic does seem very GPSy).
     
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    OK, here's what people have failed to state outright here, but which is in the other thread: there's no gold plastic on this Predaking, except maybe in the swords (which I've never heard of crumbling). Only gold paint. This is the die-cast version, and the massive expanse of gold on one of the legs, for instance, is entirely painted die-cast. It's just painted gold instead of yellow.
     
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