WFC Earthrise Grapple - Voyager class

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  1. MadMaximus

    MadMaximus Well-Known Member

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    Overall quick impressions:

    Excellent paint and I love the orange and black color scheme on anything

    Possibility was great and up to the siege standard

    Fun character with good accessories that are easily integrated into both modes

    Solid fun and intuitive transformation

    Vehicle mode seems a bit small but I think that's done to get the robot mode scaled correctly

    shoulders come untap just a tiny bit easier than I would like in bot mode. Tiny layer of super glue on the tab help them lock in really tight

    knee joints are extremely tight and I might put a little bit of dish soap in them

    Overall I would recommend it and I think it's a solid first figure from the line

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  2. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    Grapple's looking cooler and cooler I'll admit. If there's one Voyager I'm thinking of getting from Earthrise aside from Snapdragon it's this guy.
     
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  3. HunterGreen2005

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    Sweet! Can't wait to get this.
     
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    Dachande Very Hank. Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've been excited for this since it was first teased. Always enjoyed Inferno/Grapple, and this looks like an awesome rendition. Seriously happy that the boom extends and turns. Even the amazing MP doesn't have the boom swivel!
    Now for Inferno, Hauler, Artfire...
     
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  5. MadMaximus

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    Inferno would be cool. Really not a fan of the power of the primes one
     
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  6. PrimalFury

    PrimalFury The Chosen One

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    Have you been able to transform back and forth without any pegs stressing and breaking?
     
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    He looks great! Earth rise is shaping up to be another great line!
     
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    Yeah I saw those reports on the appreciation thread. I've had no issues if you grab it by the crane and make sure to pull straight. Not sure what that guy is doing pegs seem pretty sturdy to me
     
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    PrimalFury The Chosen One

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    So you just pull straight up on the crane and no issues? Hmm, some made it seem like a total wide factory defect
     
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  10. MadMaximus

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    well the two pegs on the crane plug directly on what ends up being the bottom of the feet. I can see if you wrench on it or pull to the side or something like that it's going to break just like any peg would. It's a pretty solid piece of plastic to me and I've had no issues
     
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    Excellent look forward to this Grapple. Will look great next to Hoist the builders. Thanks for the review.
     
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  12. GavynN.X.

    GavynN.X. I want AM thundercracker

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    Which parts are painted?
     
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    Judging by the photos, all of the silver, the black striping and panel lines, the little strip of orange between the two roof lights, the orange on his thighs and wheel hubs, and the blue robot eyes.

    Can't wait for the Inferno retool of this mold. I've never been happy with his previous Generations entries.
     
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    I had the breakage! I had no idea it was a common issue before opening the figure. The peg was WAY TOO TIGHT in the hole (that's what she said) and there was no way for me to remove it except to break it. Had to go back to Target to exchange it, luckily they had more in the back. Gonna open my second one later and may need to try something else in the hole first to get it a bit looser.
     

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    I sanded around both of the pegs, they both slide in and out with a decent amount of friction but no fear of breakage
     
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  16. MadMaximus

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    Try dish soap. It will act as a ...... Lubricant
     
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    I remember someone mentioned there was an easier way to transform this guy. Does anyone remember the post?
     
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    Great figure indeed! Will elaborate more later.

    For now, I DEFINITELY recommend taking some sand paper and wrapping it around those two tab/posts and slimming them down ever so slightly. It is a TIGHT fit as is.

    When done, just put a little olive oil on a tissue and wipe off the yucky sand marks. Good as new.
     
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  19. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    Guys instead of olive oil and dish detergent, I recommend RC car shock oil, it won't damage the plastic over time(dish detergent has IIRC)
     
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  20. MadMaximus

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    Iirc?