KFCToys E.A.V.I. Metal Phase 8A Simba (Masterpiece Victory Leo)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. Naztok

    Naztok will work for gold chrome

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    My coat of floor polish has been holding up so far, but I'm ready to just use some metallic gold tape if I have to.
     
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  2. Big Bronze Rim

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    If mine begins to flake that's what I'll be doing. Asking for a replacement will likely end up with the same result. It really seems this is the only real blemish on an otherwise amazing figure.
     
  3. Nighthawkblack

    Nighthawkblack Well-Known Member

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    Im wondering if that that the gold didn't flake during test shots. Seems like every figure has that problem. Is it gold chroming or paint?
     
  4. Chrisola

    Chrisola Solid crotch ratchet

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    my gold is fine :cool: 

    maybe a dodgy batch?
     
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  5. minsok

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    Here's the damages to mine I was talking about earlier. Ball joint on a hip cannon is about to break off, light wear on chest just from touching it, broken landing gear strut, and now I noticed that the clips to hold in the wings are also breaking. I'm really disappointed with how this figure is deteriorating.
     

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  6. ZEGR

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    -Was that ball joint too tight causing it to stress when rotating the cannon?
    -The chrome unfortunately seems to be a standard issue which is really disappointing
    -Was the landing gear screwed in too tight and caused the breakage?
     
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    minsok Well-Known Member

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    The ball joint on the hip guns is not tight. It might have been that I rotated it around something it's not supposed to go around like the wings or collapsed legs; there's only one good way to get the gattling guns in place for jet mode, under the armpits I think. The socket on both gattling guns have stress marks, too. Maybe unscrewing the landing gear a little would've helped, but it just snapped off the second time I rotated it down, maybe needs grease.

    I'll bet the clips on everyone's wings are damaged, I definitely didn't do anything to cause that other than transform it about 10 times.
     
  8. ZEGR

    ZEGR Well-Known Member

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    no chance for a replacement eh?
     
  9. gregformercy

    gregformercy Well-Known Member

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    Mine scratched too as it was flaking. It scratches right off and ends up like dust.
     
  10. gregformercy

    gregformercy Well-Known Member

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    Was it a review of the test shot that didn't have paint period?
     
  11. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Board Certified Fans Trollar

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    No it's the final copy. I think it's safe to say that the first batch should be avoided. I noticed that places like Captured Prey still hasn't received this yet. Might be a good thing.
     
  12. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    Safe bet is if you have no flaking to start out with clear coat it to make sure it doesn't flake. Mine has been holding up since I clear coated it.
     
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    +1, I had to do the same thing to my Hot Toys Captain America's shield. It's a shame we have to do it ourselves, but it's still a heck of a lot better than the alternative.
     
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    Do you spray on clear coat or some kind of brush application?
     
  15. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    Man I am so scared to pull these Bot mode legs down. That red peg to release the leg doesn't seem to want to budge.
     
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    ZEGR Well-Known Member

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    Im picking mine from the post office today.Lets see what happens
     
  17. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    Thanks! I had to loosen some screws to get the legs to extend. There was someone at NJCC this weekend that broke their Simba after over-exerting pulling the legs down.
     
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    I had to loosen the screws to get the legs down. Then I had to disassemble one leg and "reset" the little red push button. Finally works now.
     
  19. ZEGR

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    Ok gotten mine in hand this noon and i ve been messing with him for a few hours...He is awesome!Mine chromed chest is very nice although i will apply some nail polish to protect it...One thing to note is that the back landing gear that stores on his chest was rotated down so if i wasnt being careful i would have break them trying to deplore them.So far no other qc issues that i found..No stressmarks or anything else....In combined mode though the piece that hooks from the top doesnt stay in place.The backpack is held on by the peg on his back and the two side hooks...Anyway on to the pics!Apologies for the shitty quality.

    Edit: Found an alternate transformation for the boots..There was one but i couldnt find it so what i did is just collapse the entire leg,the lion foot goes to the side and then collapse slightly red toes until they meet with the peg...It doesnt make a huge difference but you dont lose anything either.The ankle tilt still works

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  20. XxsnipersnakexX

    XxsnipersnakexX the G1 prick

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    got mine yesterday, damn happy with him. waiting for a mood to combine him with Star Saber
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