help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

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help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby SpacerAM2 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:41 pm

First of all, Merry Christmas to everyone! One of the chest panels stays slightly open ,when it is closed in robot mode. Even when it is in truck mode it stays the same way. Is this issue a common qc or it is it just mine? :-?
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Re: i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby SpacerAM2 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:48 pm

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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby SpacerAM2 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:53 pm

will anyone please answer? thankyou
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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby Rodimus Prime » Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:18 pm

Open it up and make sure all the parts inside are folded in correctly. Transform it a couple of times again, if necessary.
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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby SpacerAM2 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:30 pm

Rodimus Prime wrote:Open it up and make sure all the parts inside are folded in correctly. Transform it a couple of times again, if necessary.


tried that ,and it even happens in truck mode. thanks for your reply.
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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby Mkall » Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:44 pm

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most likely there is a bit of flak where the hinged joint comes into contact with the chest. Try a light sanding of the areas where the chest bit comes in contact with the main body,
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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby Nutimus Prime » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:20 am

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Common problem in my opinion, on the Hasbro MP10 and the Takara MP10.

I can think of a few possible reasons for the misalignment; windshield screws, bumper/ matrix area, thick plastic around windows or a general assembly misalignment.
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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby SpacerAM2 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:33 am

thanks everyone! :D
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Re: help! i have a problem with tru mp optimus prime

Postby VioMeTriX » Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:11 am

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MP-10 us release seems to have bad qc issues, i have 2 takara mp-10 (both flawless) i have 2 hasbro mp-10... 1 has an issue where the leg front panel wont stay flush it pops out, and my other has the same chest issue... so it is a qc control issue, we americans have no pride in anything we make, even when someone else did it perfectly.
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