G1 Vintage Devastator Chest Piece Question

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  1. jb217676

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    Hi guys,
    My first post! Had a question about a G1 1980's G1 Devastator I picked up this week. On the bottom / reverse of the purple chest piece there's a tab that looks like it is meant to fit in a slot in the grill of Long Haul, but doesn't come close to reaching that slot when the chest piece is also attached to Hook. Is that a common mistake made during the production of these figures?
     
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    Hi, @jb217676
    Mine was like that too. Didn't affect the look or functionality, but I did find it rather curious.
    Welcome, btw.
     
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    Thanks guys! The piece fits in the exhaust pipe on Hook and clips on the front of Hook on the left but it is impossible to get the tab at the bottom to reach the slot on Long Haul, thought that was odd.
     
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    Variant. Some Long Hauls have a slot in the grill for the tab others don't. The first release of the Diaclone mold, the chest wing didn't even connect to Hook, it was just held in place by Long Haul.
     
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