Anybody else have issues with the quality of Ikea products lately?

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  1. Citricon

    Citricon Well-Known Member

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    I have 6 detolfs and never had any issues. 3 of them have been through 2 moves and never had them break. I bought 2 last week. They come in 2 separate boxes each now. One was fine, the second one (only the panel I was putting on) shattered in my hands while putting it together. Didn't drop it and wasn't forcing it. Exchanged it for another. Putting it together I stood one panel against the wall and it shattered immediately. The glass is much thinner now. Has anyone else had any issues?
     

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  2. MetalicGrunt

    MetalicGrunt Rust Proof Commando

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    I bought a new Detolf a few weeks ago. It didn't shatter, but there is a slight "bend" in the front door glass. Nothing major, but you can see it since it pitches out a little in the middle. The glass seems to be the same width, however it is different glass than the original detolfs. More likely cheaper tempered glass with the new one - The old ones have a green hue to them on the ends, the new pieces of glass have a black hue to them.
     

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  3. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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  4. axl6533

    axl6533 metal forever

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    ikea stuff falls apart a lot ya sneeze anywhere near a ikea product it will fall apart
     
  5. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    You didn't build it right. :p 
     
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    Oh wow. The difference in glass color would annoy the hell out of me.
     
  7. Cal

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    I never saw the appeal of Detolfs in the first place. They're too narrow and have too few shelves, so most of the space inside is just emptiness and there's not enough surface area to display figures. Buy a wider glass cabinet instead.
     
  8. Aernaroth

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    Wait, was there a time IKEA products WERENT of low quality?
     
  9. The Iron Magnus

    The Iron Magnus Optimus's Face-in-a-Box

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    Yeah. It was called 1984 at Hasbro's place.
     
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    Detolfs have been known to explode for a couple of years (I'm sure it's VERY isolated, but still)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1cH_K-arWQ

    WTF? Case of the imploding Detolf - STATUE M A R V E L S

    Detolf go BOOM!
     
  11. pandaderek

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    Whatever, it's a great place to take dates...especially, on Monday $2.99 meatball plate dinner.
     
  12. Hot Shot.

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    Well, that sucks. I guess I won't be buying another Defolf for a very, very long time.

    On the subject of overall quality, the computer desk I bought a few years ago is rock-solid. My only issue has been the finish wearing off the tabletop and the exposed particleboard swelling up from moisture.