WFC (Siege, ER & possibly Kingdom)figures YELLOWING quickly

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  1. deathzero23

    deathzero23 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone of you encountered your Siege and ER Megs having yellow parts?
    How about your Netflix Soundwave?

    Some of our members in our local group posted the concerns so I posted it here and ask if anyone of you having the same problem despite your figure's condition be it being stored or exposed.

    There are stocks in our local toystores having yellow parts despite being sealed.

    So where have the quality of plastic being used by Hasbro now are now low? compromised?
     
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  2. Toker

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    Now that you mention it, my factory sealed Siege Soundwave has yellow eyes.
     
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    Not that I have noticed yet *cross fingers*
     
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    My ER Megatron is suffering from it.
     
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    The white paint (hands and waist) on my Selects Combat Megatron has been yellowing a little bit. The white plastic is fine, it’s just the paint that’s yellowing.
     
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    Yeah, it was brought up a while back.
    ER Megatron's elbow joints, thighs and neck plate are all yellowing. Mine has literally never seen sunlight, and it got pretty bad.
     
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  7. JockerStudio

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    I just checked all my WFC Figures and it turns out that my ER Starscream is the only victim of this phenomenon, and I am considering whether to get Coronation Starscream for this.
     
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    My ER Megatron, yeah.
    It looks really bad, kinda remedied it by slathering the parts with silver marker.
     
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    Is it paint or plastic that is yellowing? No guarantee that Coronation Starscream won't have the same issue.

    What other figures have this issue? I can check to see if being in a box in the dark helps. Almost all of mine are still in the box while I remodel.
     
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    Earthrise Megatron, my mint in box one has suffer from this. I have order a 2nd copy to see if this is a common with them all, or just the early runs.
     
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    Kingdom Cyclonus hands, neck, upper tights and lower biceps seems at bit yellowed, I don't remember if it was like that out of the box. My figure hasn't received sunlight as well
     
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    plastic, his right rear horizontal tail is yellowing
     
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    I need to look over my siege Megatron but Jetfire and my Starscreams are fine.
     
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    I noticed yellowing in my jetfire quite some time ago. Whatever material his shoulders and wing flaps are made of seems particularly susceptible
     
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  15. scifi1972

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    Yep. My ER Megatron has really bad yellowing on thighs, elbows, neck plate and shoulder joints. Jetfire has yelling on his shoulders, and Cyclonus on his hands, upper thighs and biceps.
     
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  16. GodParticle

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    I haven't noticed any on any of those yet. The only 1 I don't have is ER megs, but I have the siege version. Heat/humidity issue?
     
  17. Starscream1997

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    Can someone post a pic of Cyclonus? I don't know if mine is to be honest. I don't have ER Megatron or Siege Jetfire.
     
  18. AutobotJazz1

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    My Earthrise Wheeljack still seems fine. All others(which listed below) seem fine.

    Bluestreak
    Smokescreen
    Springer
    Cyclonus
    Cheetor-Tab broke but whatevs
    Airazor

    Most of these guys I've had for a few months
     
  19. GodParticle

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    Jetfire does have very light weathering effects in parts, but it definitely doesn't look yellow

    Also, do you all handle them a lot? I tend to put on a shelf and not really mess with much afterwards to get oils and whatnot on them
     
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  20. Effigy

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    I’ll say it’s a problem! Just look at this yellowing on Cordon!

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    Oh wait, that’s Sunstreaker. Never mind.
     
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