Loosest figure you ever had?

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  1. Seeker of seekers

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    Title says itself. Which figures gave you most unpleasent experience with loose joint. Which ones should i avoid, because i hate this problem.
     
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    Currently Draculus. The ankles, knees and hips are terribly loose.
    Kingdom Tracks is another one. The knees are bad, and combined with the fender pieces being loose it makes for an unpleasant experience.
     
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    Sometimes QC varies from figure to figure, so it could just be down to bad luck, but the worst I have had are Kingdom Tracks (notorious for having bad QC on his legs), Reissue Rattrap (all joints are floppy), SS 31 ROTF Megatron (floppy legs), SS 56 Shockwave (floppy right leg), and Kingdom BW Megatron (floppy legs). I'd imagine most of these are down to me getting bad copies, so I wouldn't not buy any of the above (except Tracks, he's a good figure, but if loose joints bother you, its considered lucky to get a copy that isn't plagued with bad QC).
     
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    3P would be Granville, the Stormbringer Megatron, but for mainline it’s the Kingdom Tracks I just bought. His hips are ridiculously loose, like, ‘shake him and he looks like he’s dancing a fucking jig’ loose.
     
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    Will Tracks be safe, if i will not transform him and articulate legs too much?
     
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    Really hard to say. I had one copy that couldn't stand. My replacement one can, but still isn't that secure.
     
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    Titanium Series GI Joe Megatron, but that was probably due to the diecast
     
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    TLK Steelbane. That one was impossible to pose right out of the box.
     
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    Kingdom Galvatron. Thought I lucked out when I cracked open the box and saw the shoulder smoothness. But honestly, the only things right with him were his shoulders. Took the rest of him apart for tape and Future based shenanigans. Rag fucking doll.

    He's sorted now and I kinda love him for all the stuff I had to do.
     
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    Kingdom BW Megatron's legs

    Studio series 36 Drift. He has loose legs and ankles. Loose backpack just hangs off his back. Plus his weapons can't be stored in robot mode because the pegs are way too loose.
     
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    Studio Series Ratchet, the 2007 movie one. He was my last SS figure I needed to complete my 2007 movie collection, but he was such a let down. He felt horrible at hand and every single joint was awfully loose. After nail polishing the heck out of him, doing the backpack mod and adding some detailing, he became one of my favorite SS figures :D 
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    This thread prompted me to pull him out of storage, and he's a little loose again but man I missed this figure.
     
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    I'm going to say my copies of G1 Frenzy and Rumble. I seem to remember being able to shake them, while holding the by the torso, and the arms and legs would pinwheel endlessly. Kind of mesmerizing, if I recall correctly.
     
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    Buzzworthy Fangry

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    As far as I could remember, the loosest figures I've got was a second-hand copy of this guy:

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    The colors do look good and he certainly looks great in a Bayverse collection, but the joint tolerances of my copy were all over the place, where some joints are too loose or too tight to work as intended which makes the figure not that fun to handle.
     
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    Siege Reflector. My first copy’s legs were so loose and floppy, he couldn’t even stand. Eventually I got a new one (along with the other 2), but I sent the first one back to Amazon. Idk what ever happened to it though…
     
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    Your mother trebek!!!! Hahahaha!!!
     
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    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    Mainline: Kingdom Tracks. Nothing else even comes close. It’s so ridiculously bad that I only kept the head.

    3P: XTB Arkose (Beachcomber). A shame, because it looks great in both modes.
     
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    AM-15 Darkness Megatron Japanese Transformers Prime. Every limb is super loose on my copy of the figure.
     
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    Er Doubledealer, huge mess of lose joints from elbows that can barely hold his own arms to legs that can't stand on their own. Still a cool figure though
     
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    LG EX Sonic Bomber. Legs are like noodles made of yarn.