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Potential TakaraTomy Generations Ratbat QC Issue

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Potential TakaraTomy Generations Ratbat QC Issue

Postby TaZZerath » Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:22 am

Hi collectors,

This is a heads-up to those who are eagerly awaiting the Generations Ratbat figure from TakaraTomy (a repaint/remold of the Generations Scourge figure).

After eagerly awaiting his arrival, 'Senator' Ratbat arrived today, and after transforming him into his bomber alt mode I noted a paint application issue on 'his' left cockpit window side; namely, the black border for that particular section (which would also become one of his feet) is missing completely, leaving it all purple.

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Generations Ratbat showing the potential paint app QC issue
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From what I've seen elsewhere (including Seibertron.com's own Ratbat gallery) this isn't a running production issue but those who are ordering him should probably be aware.
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Re: Potential TakaraTomy Generations Ratbat QC Issue

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:47 am

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Paint issues are more common than you'd think. Nothing to loose sleep over, really. At least we don't. :)
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