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Old 01-28-2008, 09:51 PM   #1
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Masterpiece Voltron Question

I got this back when it came out. I opened it, tinkered with it, then displayed it in Voltron mode on my desk. It has never fallen off. No one else has touched it. Tonight, I went to display it in their lion modes. The rear leg of the green lion snapped right off at the knee. I thought maybe it was stiff and I forced it and it broke, but then I looked at the red lion's rear legs. One of them was broken at the knee. The plastic had split on its own! Needless to say, I'm rather annoyed. Anyone else had this problem or possible theories as to how it happened?
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:02 PM   #2
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I just got mine and I have to say the lions legs are made of some really cheap plastic. For that very reason I dont think mine will ever see lion form.
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:14 PM   #3
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It's something that's happened with other toynami items as well, such as their masterpiece robotech valkyries. Hands crumbling, random cracks forming in the plastic where there wasn't any stress.
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:17 PM   #4
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Greeeat. I guess I just won't mess with it anymore. I'll just glue what parts I have. Still very disappointing. Don't think I'll buy any more Toynami products.

Thanks for the info.
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:34 PM   #5
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This is why we need a Soul of Chogokin version.
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:47 PM   #6
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Yeah.. I heard some bad things about that Toynami Voltron.
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:49 PM   #7
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I was disappointed in the quality...and I remember the thing took FOREVER to be released. I have a number of issues with mine...I just let it sit up on the shelf, and hope it doesn't fall off...
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:57 PM   #8
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Glad I read this. I thought MP Voltron looked great and had considered picking him up sometime, but if there are issues like this then forget it.
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Old 01-29-2008, 12:13 AM   #9
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It does look great. It's a fantastic toy. At least until this problem reared its ugly head. I would say that if you could get it cheap, go for it, but other than that I'd discourage people from getting it.
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Old 01-31-2008, 11:00 AM   #10
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My blue lion's hind leg broke off when I first got it. I emailed and phoned alteregocomics and they just referred me to Toynami's email address

salesorders@toynami.com

Tel: 818-787-8998

Anyways, after I emailed them, they told me to send it to their address and then they sent a replacement blue lion in 2 weeks. It's worth a shot to email them about the problem.
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