Masterpiece Prowl, Animation Version

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jacer, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. IwatchTV

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    20190221_225428.jpg 20190221_225517.jpg Just thought I'd post with a small problem that my figure seems to have.

    The 2 clips on the back panel don't appear to lift high enough to clip in properly. When I do clip them in, they cause the chest to lift up and unclip from where it's supposed to be held.

    Am I alone in having this issue? Been through instructions and several you tube videos, thinking I must be missing something, but no luck.
     
  2. Shockwave81

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    Have you got his chest locked in to place completely?

    It should click into place firmly, which gets the slots aligned properly for the tabs.
     
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  3. Sam

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    You need to clip in the chest harder than you’re doing. It’s a really strong click under the hood.
     
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  4. astrotrain1975

    astrotrain1975 FT-44 Thomas is my precious.

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    I've had the same problem with its mold mates. The problem for me was that the chest wasn't fully clipped in.
     
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  5. Shockwave81

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    If I have any other advice, it would be to take your time getting things lined up. It has to be ‘just so’.
     
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  6. IwatchTV

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    Have tried pushing the chest as I've seen on different videos. But just doesn't seem to want to go. Have boxed him up now. Will have to try again tomorrow.

    Thanks for the advice BTW :) 
     
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  7. TylerB

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    Did you angle the belly flap?
     
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  8. IwatchTV

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    Yeah. Think I may have a dud figure. The chest seems to fully click into place but when I try to connect the back panel, it forces the chest up and it unclips.
     
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    Looking at your pic, it appears that his abdominal panel wasn’t angled out.

    The top of that panel has a tab that slots in to the area I’ve highlighted blue on your pic.

    5ABBD819-177C-4952-8B36-6C94C863032D.jpeg
     
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    @IwatchTV , the guys are right. You really have to make sure the ab piece is pulled forward a bit and lined up with the slot as shown above and push down on the hood/chest with some force. You'll worry you're going to break it for a sec, but it'll snap in there and lock tight as a drum. This was a common issue when the Datsuns were released nearly six years ago (can't believe it's been that long!) and a lot of us thought we had duds, but thanks to information shared on this board we got it figured out ;) 
     
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  12. IwatchTV

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    You guys right. Un-boxed him again tonight. really pushed hard on the chest and SNAP, he seems just fine :) . Probably just me being afraid of breakage.

    Feel so stupid :wtf: .

    Thanks Everyone :) 
     
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  13. astrotrain1975

    astrotrain1975 FT-44 Thomas is my precious.

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    I'm actually glad that you reminded me about this as my mp-17+ is being delivered today.
     
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    No harm no foul bud.

    A very easy step to overlook, and now you’re good to go for MP-18+ and any other Datsun bros you want to pick up. :p 
     
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    Just got this in, and he is pretty lackluster, since he isn't too different from regular Prowl.
     
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    He’s way better than I expected. Shiny and polished and the materials feel more sturdy
     
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  17. astrotrain1975

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    Joints are much tighter.
     
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    Does anyone know where I can order an extra gun for him? Custom made or not
     
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    People often sell them loose on Ebay.
     
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    Oh i thought i could get a custom