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Old 12-27-2012, 09:25 AM   #351
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Old 01-30-2013, 03:59 PM   #352
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So I got sorta lucky over the weekend and found a FE Takara OP for 50 bucks used,box and all.Now I do have some issues,the silver paint is coming off on my fingers especially on the blade.Theres tiny flecks of silver paint all over him too,like on the roof in Altmode and his windshield chest in Robot mode.His Autobot symbol on the grill is barely noticeable since its blurred against the silver.

Thats minor stuff but my biggest issue is,his hips are very loose,anyway to fix or tighten them up without breaking him?
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:20 PM   #353
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Silver paint on the blade? Silver paint on the grill? Sounds like you bought someone's custom.

The paint apps on the Takara Tomy FE Optimus Prime are the exact same as the first run Hasbro one. The only silver paint on him is on the head, front of the legs, autobot symbol on his shoulder, and the steps on the sides of the truck mode. There's none on the blade or grill.
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:47 PM   #354
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So I got sorta lucky over the weekend and found a FE Takara OP for 50 bucks used,box and all.Now I do have some issues,the silver paint is coming off on my fingers especially on the blade.Theres tiny flecks of silver paint all over him too,like on the roof in Altmode and his windshield chest in Robot mode.His Autobot symbol on the grill is barely noticeable since its blurred against the silver.

Thats minor stuff but my biggest issue is,his hips are very loose,anyway to fix or tighten them up without breaking him?
You probably got the one that was on sale in the BST forums from a member who paired it up with some cyberverse figures? The silver is custom work.
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Old 01-31-2013, 11:02 AM   #355
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Silver paint on the blade? Silver paint on the grill? Sounds like you bought someone's custom.

The paint apps on the Takara Tomy FE Optimus Prime are the exact same as the first run Hasbro one. The only silver paint on him is on the head, front of the legs, autobot symbol on his shoulder, and the steps on the sides of the truck mode. There's none on the blade or grill.
Doh!!!!! Your right looking at picks now I see it.I can see the grey plastic is a bit darker in the pics,but the one I have is painted silver.Any way to take the silver off with out ruining it?Also what about the hips?

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You probably got the one that was on sale in the BST forums from a member who paired it up with some cyberverse figures? The silver is custom work.
Actually got it a trade show.I thought I got lucky too,since it so rare to find the Takara ones.So was 50 bucks a bad deal?
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:38 PM   #356
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Unfortunately, stuff like rubbing alchohol and paint thinner can damage the bendable plastic of the blade.

50 for it is a good deal, provided you can get the silver paint off if you don't like it.

for the hips, open him up and dab some future floor polish on the unassembled parts of the joint with a Q-tip and let it dry. it'll slightly thicken the part, which will make the joint tighter.
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Doh!!! again.Yeah Ill probably ruin him or make things worse if trying to remove the paint.Why did someone have to ruin him with adding silver paint to his already great paint job.Also the fact the paint rubs off when touched too.I didnt even pick up on that right away when I got him,I was just happy to find a decently used Takara FE OP.

The silver is even on hips and thighs,so maybe thats why hes so loose there.Maybe Ill fix the hips,but right now the more I look at him the more I dont want him anymore...
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:30 PM   #358
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Doh!!! again.Yeah Ill probably ruin him or make things worse if trying to remove the paint.Why did someone have to ruin him with adding silver paint to his already great paint job.Also the fact the paint rubs off when touched too.I didnt even pick up on that right away when I got him,I was just happy to find a decently used Takara FE OP.

The silver is even on hips and thighs,so maybe thats why hes so loose there.Maybe Ill fix the hips,but right now the more I look at him the more I dont want him anymore...
You can use the rubbing alcohol to remove the paint on the plastic, just not the sword. After that, apply Future to the hips and you should have a pretty good FE OP.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:35 PM   #359
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Doh!!! again.Yeah Ill probably ruin him or make things worse if trying to remove the paint.Why did someone have to ruin him with adding silver paint to his already great paint job.Also the fact the paint rubs off when touched too.I didnt even pick up on that right away when I got him,I was just happy to find a decently used Takara FE OP.

The silver is even on hips and thighs,so maybe thats why hes so loose there.Maybe Ill fix the hips,but right now the more I look at him the more I dont want him anymore...
if it's rubbing off, it sounds like they may have used a sharpie.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:44 PM   #360
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