gdnerations thundercracker issue...

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  1. grunge

    grunge The TANK

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    mine doesnt seem to transform right the nose cose needs a great deal of force to fold into the chest properly. anyone else have issue?
     
  2. blur3479

    blur3479 Movie Prime Apologist

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    Check his feedback to see

    But I don't have this problem
     
  3. Bountyan

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    Mine had that issue too. I just need to force it a bit harder than Starscream or it won't be flush. Otherwise it's fine.
     
  4. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I have that and a floppy right wing one every version i keep buying.

    :banghead:  Damnit Why me of all people.
     
  5. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    I had that problem on my Botcon AM Thundercracker. If you just loosen the screws a little bit on the nose cone section (not much), it allows everything to transform properly.
     
  6. ex dtw2003

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    I had that issue as well. Seems to be a common one.

    Others ways to fix this without loosening screws as it seems to be the pin that is supposed to be tucked under the nose is catching.

    1) File down the pin on the side it is catching - it's easy to see which side is catching as there will be scrape marks on one side of the hollewed out nosecone.
    2) Use an xacto knife to hollow out the underside of the nose a touch more, again the side that's catching - that's what I ended up doing.

    Both those work really well IMHO.
     
  7. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    Had to be someone, amiright?
     
  8. QmTablit

    QmTablit BotBot in the what, I said BotBot in the what

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    Had that with my G2 Ramjet. I simply used excessive force.
     
  9. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Yep, I had this issue with T'Cracker. Excessive force is the way to go!
     
  10. Dark Skull

    Dark Skull Well-Known Enabler Veteran

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    Well I had an extra one that had a QC issue. It had stress marks on the right elbow and ankle where the pins were forced in the wrong angle :| Only affected the transformation on the ankle part and thats it.
     
  11. WFCJazz

    WFCJazz Autobot

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    I had this issue with mine. I scrapped off some extra plastic on the beam that the cockpit transforms on. I also loosen the cockpit a half turn. After that I haven't had a problem.
     
  12. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style I'm boney. I'm boney; Leave me aloney! TFW2005 Supporter

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    For the OP's problem with the chest sitting flush.

    There's a screw underneah when the nosee folds down... tighten that, and it should be fine.

    I didin't even know about this trick until I got the third party coronation set for Classics SS. They put it in the instructions to do it.
     
  13. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    This should do it. I did it with one of my Acid Storms.
     
  14. grunge

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    its a screw? looked like a hingejoint ... but yeah after some force it works just fine now, though it will likely spend all its time in robot-mode.

    soo ...

    thanks everyone!
     
  15. Autovolt 127

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    Any soultions for the wings?
     
  16. ex dtw2003

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    Some Future polish might fix that up a bit but other than that, I don't think so.

    I have that issue to but it doesn't really bother me as the wing doesn't sag and I not really "playing" with him.
     
  17. Dran0n

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    Mine was like that. After a couple goes, we were golden.
     
  18. QmTablit

    QmTablit BotBot in the what, I said BotBot in the what

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    Excessive force.


















    Just kidding. Please don't.
     
  19. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    May the excessive force be with you!

    Another issue with this figure I discovered is that it makes my V1 Classics Starscream's paint apps look second rate :( 
     
  20. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    This right here.