Your worst QC issue?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by robb0429, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. robb0429

    robb0429 Well-Known Member

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    Reading posts everywhere about how things are either broken, extremely loose, mispainted, or just plain not there. I personally have never had one. Till today...bought GDO Springer, the c-clip on one of the guns was just not there...

    Also, saw someone who got a G2 FOC Bruticus, and the front half of Brawl's head was missing.

    Now, the clip, ok, i can understand. But an entire half of a HEAD?

    Anyway, what's been your QC issues that just made you go "...wow"?
     
  2. jackgaughan

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    Reveal the Shield Ho- Rodimus, Everything about him is fine, except for that freakin' right arm, it's so loose, and I know other users have had problems too.
     
  3. Th0r4z1n3

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    Had to return DOTM Skywarp twice for having broken arms right out of the package. The first time the cup for the ball joint in the shoulder was completely shattered & wouldn't allow the left arm to stay attached, the second time the pin in the elbow assembly had completely obliterated the piece of plastic it went through causing the lower half of the arm to not stay attached... Was very disappointed each time and still don't have a DOTM Skywarp. :( 
     
  4. wildfly

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    MP effing 9.

    Gah!
     
  5. Ravenxl7

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    Closest thing to a major QC issue I've personally encountered with a Transformer...would probably be my Universe 2.0 Sideswipe. He's got two of the same feet. Doesn't actually affect him too much. Though I have to admit, I didn't notice this till about six months after I bought him...
     
  6. robb0429

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    Yeah, its totally not on the floor...looks like Kup's c-clip will have to do.

    Anyway, not transformers, but I remember my Supreme Kai figure from dbz had two left arms -.-
     
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    My Amazon Unicron's minicon came with a broken port out of the box.
     
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    Like many, many, many others, I had a terrible time with Wave 1 Animated. Had to return each figure a minimum of 2 times (4 times for Bumblebee) before I got ones that weren't missing parts, unacceptably loose, or looked like they were hand painted by a mentally challenged chimp.
     
  9. Prime Jetscream

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    The worst one I can remember is that my FE Optimus has a stress mark on his chestpiece (it's not from the second release, either...)
     
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    My first run FE Arcee's left arm was molded wrong and wouldn't stay in the socket correctly. The worst part was that they had stopped being commercially available by the time I bought one.

    I thought I'd be stuck with her gimp arm forever until they re-released the line.
     
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    BW TM Waspinator, got it three times because the wings kept on breaking on me.
     
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    Some QC issues that I've encountered:

    - TF Animated Deluxe Prowl - No grey paint on the face. Kept it, until the Samurai version came out, because it looked fairly close to his 'battle mask' on the show.

    - PCC Stakeout - Combined mode head missing. Returned for a refund.

    - RotF Recon Ironhide - Back half of the right shoulder incorrectly assembled. Kept it for awhile, since the impact was minimal.

    - Prime Voyager Dreadwing - Two left feet. Kept it, since it's one of those things that's really hard to notice and doesn't have much impact on the figure.

    - RotF Bruticus - Mold sprue on one of the combiner ports made it impossible to combine. Returned and exchanged for a new one.
     
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    The worst I've had would have to be PCC Spas- erm, Over-Run's right leg having glue in the thigh joint, so he can't go into Commander mode. Kept him, 'cause I got him on Black Friday and the chances of finding another were pretty much nonexistant.

    Close second would be Battle Blade Bumblebee. Freaking head wouldn't stay on. Ended up exchanging it the next day for a better one.
     
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    Animated Ultra Magnus. He can't hold his hammer without his shoulder drooping down.
     
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    dotm deluxe starscream. his limbs were looser than your average teenage girl, his left arm in particular. the parts of his shoulders that wrapped around the ball joint got stressed and warped from popping it on so much and his head crests crumbled too. eventually returned him.
     
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    Nothing major that I had to return. One I remember was animated prowl. There some molding incompletion in his chest where the speedometer detail at.
     
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    Not counting stuff like Gold Plastic Syndrome or stuff that was broken but easily returned and replaced... But To recent memory, I'd have to say it's Universe 2.0 Prowl. The paint on him was tacky to the point that it was rubbing off on my fingers and I had to go out and buy an actual gloss coating for him, so I could handle him.
     
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    The most common of late was loose joints.

    Namely Prime RID Voyager Optimus and Prime RID Voyager Megatron.

    Unfortunately I have no nail polish in the house to correct the problem.

    Also my PCC Dinobots tend to be bothersome.

    Beyond that I noticed my Optimal Optimus came with a third blast shield side 1.

    Instead of having a second blast shield side 2.

    Fortunately my Transmetal Megatron seems to be holding up after all these years.

    Posed him once then went right up on the Predacon shelf.
     
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    GDO Cliffjumper's broken bumper. Ooh it drives me mad!
     
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    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Probably MP-07, the REVERSE BOOB!!! :lol