Stressed plastic

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by General Magnus, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Should I worry about stress marks on the plastic? I just noticed some appeared on the hands of RTS Wreck-Gar (the one that gets to hold the ax).
     
  2. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    he gets those, dont worry bout it he should be fine
     
  3. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Revoltech Chip Chase

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    It depends...

    Are you constantly fiddling with it? If you are, then it may be an issue, but if you leave the stressed plastic alone - like most high pressure points - then you should be fine. I don't mess with my Wreck-Gar or e-Hobby Scrapheap. I just have them on display. Wreck-Gar is holding his axe, but I've left it in since I first transformed him straight out of the box 2 or 3 months ago.
     
  4. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Nah, I just noticed it today when I fiddle with him for a few minutes.
     
  5. Warpshard

    Warpshard Well-Known Member

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    I have a little stress or alot of stress on all of m,y figures,like my HFTD Ironhide,he has some stress on a side window.
     
  6. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I used to worry, and try to get them out with the hair dryer, but quickly found out that could warp the plastic BADLY. So, what's worse, a toy with a stress mark, or a highly melted chunk of fuck?
     
  7. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Revoltech Chip Chase

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    LOL @ "chunk of fuck".
     
  8. Mixmaster

    Mixmaster Lavender - the most evil of colours...

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    I use a basin of hot water (and patience) to remove or reduce stress marks.