Planet X Neptune (FOC Dinobot Sludge)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by TGIFtoys, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. megatroptimus

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    This is unfortunate, because the figure is otherwise stellar. I like it much, much more than FP Columpio, more interesting transformation and clicky joints dammit!
     
  2. opt1musaber

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    This is unfortunate. I think I'm missing two springs, but luckily they're not essential. Hopefully px are able to address people with their issues as the product is still fantastic and shouldn't be marred by some simple superficial errors.
     
  3. unicronic

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    Either there was more intensity in the assembly phase during Genesis and Caelus or the factory changed.

    The quality of the figure is still excellent but sad that parts are missing or wrong parts exist.

    As part of a premium figure this shouldn't be happening especially as these 3rd parties are pretty faceless - not as if you can get a replacement figure the same week for example.
     
  4. EnigmaticOne

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    So have you contacted your e-tailer yet?
     
  5. megatroptimus

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    Btw, are the 2 guns supposed to be identical or is there a left and right?
     
  6. Ronin35

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    Think the guns are identical. Also I can't believe I am going to say this but the joints are too tight. I had to loosen some of them. Mainly the legs as they were causing issues lining them up to peg into the chest. Think I am good now. As I recall they did have to hold the figure back last minute to make changes. I wonder if that effected the QA issues. Hopefully the issues are worked out on the second runs and the next figure. Other than great figure I hope they do not hurt their rep with these small hiccups.
     
  7. unicronic

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    Yes new parts are being arranged.

    We will see how fast PX move on this.

    My experience so far on third party QC issues and response times are:

    MakeToys - very fast
    UniqueToys - very slow
     
  8. Rexidus

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  9. divinecomedy

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    My guess is production was rushed. They had said at one time production would be end of November, but instead we get the actual product at the end of the month.
     
  10. 00Convoy

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    I get mine on friday. Man I can't wait.
     
  11. NotTheFace

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    Question here. What hand weapons do you think would work well with this guy? Because of his huge forearms, a weapon with a long stock won't work. I'm kind'a looking for a good replacement gun for Toyworld's Roar (I know that once the Toyworld Lego type weapons combine, they'll probably make a great gestalt gun, but they kind'a suck for the individual bots), and I figure any gun that works for Neptune will probably work for Roar as well.
     
  12. Rexidus

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    Don't have the figure yet so can't say.
     
  13. NotTheFace

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    Thanks anyway. I'll keep my fingers crossed that you don't get two left hands.
     
  14. Loki Corvinus

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    Mine didn't have the spring back knee guards either. There are no springs and I suspect there are not supposed to be any. I took my knee guards off. They pop right off. I inspected them and there isn't anywhere for a spring to even go. I snapped them back in until the pegs actually clicked and now the guards do spring back up. Looks like it is a friction induced spring caused by the guard tightly hugging the knee. Try popping them off and popping them back in. That solved my problem. Could be that they are simply too tight on some figures.
     
  15. divinecomedy

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    If you take at one of the video reviews (not sure about the other one because it's private), he has springs on the knee guards.
     
  16. Girl Pants

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    Ah, good to know. I swore mine were springy the first time I picked him up. I was thinking I might have either imagined it or I broke the springs. Luckily, you're right and that you can click/push/squeeze them back into place.
     
  17. Loki Corvinus

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    If possible, can you give us a time stamp where the springs are shown? I don't see them on the videos.
     
  18. opt1musaber

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    I don't think it was ever shown, just mentioned and what was mentioned could have been an honest mistake. I honestly don't think there ever was springs, as has been mentioned above, there's no actual space for them to be properly inserted without seriously warping the plastic.
     
  19. Oh_Slag

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    Quick question for anyone with the figure in hand:

    How are your robot hand sliders? The forearms on my figure are extremely tight. So I loosened them and one robot hand still sticks. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks
     
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