Studio Series '86 Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by barry, Sep 14, 2020.

  1. Dachande

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    One thing to note about these "upgrades" is that the dino claw holds the sword in place. I also have my doubts about the hand strength and don't see them able to hold his rifle.
     
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  2. Adam21

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    Yeah, I think that's why they designed him his front teeth missing, tbh. That probably wouldn't have fit with the front teeth there.

    I wish they would've included those blast effects with him, seeing as I don't have them :( 
     
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  3. Toker

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    I've handled multiple copies of Grimlock and the right arm doesn't ratchet on any of them. It looks like the plastic nub may not be formed correctly or warped slightly inward so that the ratchet doesn't contact it. I may see if I can fit something in there to slightly push it or may just add some Future polish to see if it works. Not the worst issue, but annoying.
     
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    Wanted to get some pictures in before my kids get a hold of him.

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    Yeah looks way better without them IMO
     
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  6. Deltron Magnus

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    Yeah, blast effects would have been nice. I would have much rather they included cool stuff like that than that sad little Wheelie figure.
     
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  7. MyTea Boc

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    Turnabout is fair play old man
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    Anti-Joke #12:
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  9. jbot

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    I picked up Hot Rod recently, but one of the flaps that folds up to become the rear lower leg doesn't click in and hold nicely like the other does. Did I get a lemon, or is this is a common issue?
     
  10. cyberpredicus

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    How'd you take the arm kibble off?
     
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  11. Scarlet knight

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    It was an issue on mine. Heated up some and squeezed tightly and it stays now.
     
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  13. jbot

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    Thanks. I'll try that!
     
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    I'll be completely honest, that saw doesn't lie lol. I cut them off. If I decide to put him back in vehicle mode just slide them on and peg them in. Makes him a parts former but looks far better IMO
     
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    Wait... what?!
     
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    Those were posted earlier. Aside from what @Dachande has mentioned, if it's a straight 1:1 KO of the MP sword (outside the modified handle), then it's not going to have proper clearance from Grimlock's hand claws.
     
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    I love the ss 86 grimlock. This is the grimlock figure I've always wanted, it's just so well done to me. I bought a second one because it's that awesome imo and I can display him in robot mode and dino mode together.
     
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    Mine has that issue as well! I bought a second one to see if it was good but it turned out worse than my first! Ended up keeping my first one and returned the second one, so who knows.
     
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    I boiled a cup of water dipped his leg in while holding it together. All fixed.
    I’ve gone through 5 and only one didn’t have this issue
     
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    “Fine, you can have one more goodie but only if you stop asking me about petro rabbits!”

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    More fun and interesting accessories like this please Hasbro! :D 
     
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