Kingdom Galvatron first look

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  1. firmpulse

    firmpulse milliradian practitioner

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    How thick were the flatheads you used? I used flatheads that have pretty thin heads and are about 1/4 inch wide. I also inserted them in the thinner tech detailed side and slid them around. Just curious but what was your process? I don't understand how you destroyed the shoulders that badly.

    You could still fix them. Especially if you are handy. They could be sanded using decreasingly finer grit then heated with a hair dryer to remove the rest of the marks.
     
  2. Qabiri

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    I just received a notice from Amazon that this is arriving tomorrow — has anyone in the states recieved through Amazon yet, and if so, which version of the shoulders did you get?
     
  3. Optimalprimal

    Optimalprimal Diecast construction. It's a lost art.

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    Man, that stinks. I hate that happened. This convinced me to be satisfied with the pins showing. Loving the figure, however, I stumbled across 5 or so at Target, got mine, realized I'd forgotten something on the honey do list and went back later that day and they were all gone. I don't want to have to go hunting for what's to me a minor thing.
     
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    Love it can you post him next to cyclonus? I'm curious how they might look together color coordinated.
     
  5. Dogbomber

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    IMG_20210624_095833.jpg Hi guys

    The purple little tab on the side body that use to clip on the chest plate in cannon mode body was shaved off a bit when I pull it out from the chest plate.

    And it only happen to the left side. And now I transform into cannon mode, the left side clip does no stay securely on the chest plate.

    Is it a common problem?

    How to I fix the flattened clip? IMG_20210624_094930.jpg
     
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    Exact same thing happened to mine. Still holds, so I'm not sure how much of an issue it'll be down the road, if at all.

    It did it right out of the box on mine.
     
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  7. Dogbomber

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    Damn, it is a bad design. Got to get another one for robot and one in alternate mode.

    I saw the emgo316 YouTube his left tab is intact but there is plastic warp on the left side of chest cover hole meant for this tab to clip in.

    IMG_20210624_102100.jpg IMG_20210624_102044.jpg
     
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    Well, dang... I never noticed it before. Mine has it, too. =\ Crap.
     
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  9. Dogbomber

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    It is another design problem. Cannot believe noone notices it at all.

    If I were warned about it, I would be careful not to transform mine into alternate mode. Now in Cannon alternate mode, the left side purple piece does not seem to stay securely on the purple chest cover clip hole, due to the flatten tab on on left side purple tab.
     
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    see what I found out from another thread here,

    That weak purple tab will actually stress marked!
    stress.png
     
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  11. Mojom

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    How does this flaw happen? Can you show a diagram/picture of the clip and the hole it goes into? Can the tab be fixed with super glue to act add thickness/friction?
     
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    All the pictures are shown above. The Clip Tab is supposed to be pushed in to lock into the chest side hole, but it is too thin and thus has stressmark.

    Some of us when we pull out the tab clip, it actually got flattened up one thin layer and when you clip on against into the clip hole, the friction is less and thus no as secured as the another side.

    So far, this only happen to the left side of Galvatron.
     
  13. Fafnir72

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    Another design flaw that got through unnoticed.:( 

    Sometimes, the designers are so awesome that the little things manages to sneak pass bye or is this planned obsolescence?
     
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    I think this tab should be made thicker and also should be slide in, not by force to push in.
     
  15. Phamduc

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    I transformed mine for more times then I could count but never see this kind of flaw notice.
    The tip is to not yank the tab out , instead hold the figure in a specific positon then lift the tab up to pull out.
    20210624_144954.jpg 20210624_144933.jpg
     
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    If you apply cyanoacrylate superglue to the tab over the destroyed clip, can it form a thick bump that will hold the tab in place?
     
  17. Fafnir72

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    It will eventually chip or break.
     
  18. Dogbomber

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    So, we must not push the tiny tab by force into the Chest Tab hole right?

    We should LIFT the tiny tab UP and then pull out, am I right?

    I just wonder if I do it one side by one side, will it cause stress on another side when I push it up for one side?
     
  19. Phamduc

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    Yes and nope not gonna happen. The tab already shallow so the untabbing process wont cause much stress on the part.
     
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    I wonder how you could lift up the tiny tab from the tab hole and pull out. There is not enough clearance to do do.