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Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by oku, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. Ichibaru

    Ichibaru Supreme Commander of Pork

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    +1 on the weak hands across the entire line up... have to pose them just right, otherwise the gun or sword goes flying.

    Unfortunately QC doesn't seem to be GP's forte. The figures are still amazing but when they're averaging $150USD each, I don't think it's unreasonable to expect better.

    Not directed at you... I too would appreciate it if some of the folk refrain from giving their "opinion" simply based on looking at photos of other figures and retroactively justifying their previous purchase decisions. If someone doesn't have both figures in hand to compare, one shouldn't say that figure A is better than figure B. Choices are great, if you like figure A, you win. No need to convince or tell others that your choice is better than theirs.
     
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    Hell, I paid 200 for mine lol :( 
     
  3. Deadpool1287

    Deadpool1287 An avid fan of the Bay movies, yes, I'm insane.

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    Some advice: Don't care what someone else has to say. I used to, but I don't anymore. Life has been much more peaceful, trust me.
     
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    My order for Chrome Superator on it's way and I'm excited! Not only do I compleye my GP Dinobot, but I complete my MP Grimlock trio.

    My only thought now is whether to get metallic Superator since I have MP-8, MP-8X, both normal and silver Grinders as well. Space is a problem for me but it's so tempting.....
     
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  6. octobotimus

    octobotimus Decepticon Intelligence

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    Anyone have pics of reximus prime and this guy together? if they were already posted please link them :) 
     
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    Ok. Now you make it sounds like all gp figures have all the same issues you mentioned

    Also read my post. I did not deny your post about the issues you mentioned. I'm just saying you are like blowing up those issues to sound like every single copy of gp figure will have all this issues.

    Btw, only my graviter has wrist issues to hold his oversize gun. The other 4 is ok on mine
     
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  8. junkbot

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    LOLF...trying to lighten the mood.
     
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    That’s what makes it so fun though!
     
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  10. junkbot

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    Haha.
     
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    Here and here!
     
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    Mine too, tho this was the only issue i had on graviter, and the only GP dino i had weak wrists on. I found it very problematic holding his sword up.
    I used a simple fix which may be of help. Graviters hands are easy to unscrew, and once inside i applied a tiny bit of super glue on the internal surfaces of the hand pieces which contact the mushroom peg / ball joint (its been a while so cant remember which) from the wrist. Then allowed to fully dry and reassembled. The glue was used simply as a slight extra layer to tolerance better (s.glue is also quite high friction), dried for at least a day before reassembly, and the amount needed was so tiny i applied with a sewing needle point in 2 stages as i did not want to overdo it.
    (Apologies for the divert to graviter)
     
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  13. ckchan

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    Thanks for the advice. But i did try to unscrew the wrist before and the screw is very tight on mine and i gave up trying there after.
     
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    hope for the best n prepared for the worst..... its on the way..

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    Ah, sorry bout that. Totally agree its not / wasnt worth the risk of damaging.
     
  16. ckchan

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    well, it's good to know at least someone got it fixed though
     
  17. junkbot

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    Has anyone tried to remedy the ratchets on the knees. He is rather top heavy and he tends to go backwards too easily? Thanks for any info..:rolleyes: 
     
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    Yes, I took apart the thighs and stretched the spring in the knee joint. I stretched the spring so it is a .25 inch longer than before at free length. This greatly improved the stability.

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    Has the metallic version been released yet?
     
  20. Clyde the Jackal

    Clyde the Jackal I'm not toon accurate

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    Not yet. Should be later this month supposedly.