Author Topic: Havoc Mech "cracking" issue (same problem as Tomahawk II)  (Read 861 times)

Alpha1

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Just wanted to report that I'm seeing the same problem with a Havoc mech I picked up recently that the Tomahawk II is having on the legs and arms. There are visible "cracks" on the Havoc's arms, lower legs and part of the feet. The cracks don't go very deep and can be filed away or filled in. Wanted to give a heads-up in case IWM didn't know about the problem already. Everything else with the fig is perfect.

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Re: Havoc Mech "cracking" issue (same problem as Tomahawk II)
« Reply #1 on: 04 July 2016, 20:41:37 »
I just put one of these together recently and can't say I noticed these little artifacts. Maybe I wasn't looking closely enough. Do you have any pictures?

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Re: Havoc Mech "cracking" issue (same problem as Tomahawk II)
« Reply #2 on: 04 July 2016, 21:26:47 »
Some of the CAD miniatures have that issue, we discovered after the Havoc and especially the Tomahawk II the problem. For the most part it has been solved on recent CAD mechs by using a different type of mold for the Mastering and production molds. After the convention's are over we are going to reprint and remold a few parts for the Tomahawk II that are really bad.

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Re: Havoc Mech "cracking" issue (same problem as Tomahawk II)
« Reply #3 on: 07 July 2016, 01:53:27 »
Only problem I had with my Havoc was the butt-flaps.  Otherwise it was a well designed mini IMO- it had more pieces than I like but they were well done.
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Re: Havoc Mech "cracking" issue (same problem as Tomahawk II)
« Reply #4 on: 07 July 2016, 05:02:37 »
Only problem I had with my Havoc was the butt-flaps.  Otherwise it was a well designed mini IMO- it had more pieces than I like but they were well done.
Couldn't you have left off the butt-flaps then?  ;D
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Re: Havoc Mech "cracking" issue (same problem as Tomahawk II)
« Reply #5 on: 07 July 2016, 11:30:27 »
I left them off yes, I tried glue and epoxy . . . and they would not stay.  So my Havoc is 'flapless.'
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