HLJ Officially shipping modified Megatron's

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HLJ Officially shipping modified Megatron's

Postby FracturedKoi » Thu Feb 01, 2007 6:28 pm

Weapon: Light-Saber Sword
I do hate to make somewhat of a double post, but I feel our little community deserves to know this of this confirmation.

I recieved the following letter in my email today, while I was away at work. (The representative for HLJ's name has been removed out of respect for privacy):

Hi,

HobbyLink Japan's policy on the TKT76016 MP-05 Masterpiece Megatron is
as follows:

For customers in the United States ONLY, HobbyLink Japan will be placing
a plastic orange cap over the end of the barrel in order to keep this
toy in compliance with Title 15, Chapter 76 of the United States Code.

See:
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin ... +15USC5001

Installing this cap on the item will require our staff to open the
packaging, which will break any tape sealing the box flaps. This will be
performed with the utmost care, but of course it will prevent us from
delivering this product to US customers in "unopened" condition. Note
that without this modification, your purchase could be confiscated by
the US Customs Service and/or you could be charged with a crime under
the above US Federal Law.

HobbyLink Japan understands and appreciates the desires of US-based toy
collectors related to merchandise of this nature, and we feel this is
the best solution to meet those needs under the circumstances. In order
to maintain your item's compliance with US laws, we recommend that you
not snap off the plastic cap after you have received the item.

-------
J***********
Products
HobbyLink Japan (http://www.hlj.com)

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Postby FracturedKoi » Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:10 pm

Weapon: Light-Saber Sword
I just emailed Action HQ and was told that they will not modify the toy in any way.
...

So I cancled my order with HLJ and went with Action HQ instead. :grin:
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