Jump to content


Entertainment Earth


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  Plokatron : (25 May 2016 - 10:25 PM)

@MEDdMI Number 1 super bot.

@  Msol : (25 May 2016 - 09:08 PM)

Oh man I just got Bruticus for $95 Canadian. I want to publicly sing Predahawk's praises for being a cool dude.

@  MEDdMI : (25 May 2016 - 08:46 PM)

Hong Kong Phooey

@  Liege : (25 May 2016 - 08:35 PM)

Phtooey *ding*

@  PlutoniumBoss : (25 May 2016 - 05:30 PM)

Spitoon?

@  Evil Zoe : (25 May 2016 - 04:26 PM)

SWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON!

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 May 2016 - 04:25 PM)

SPLATOOOOOOOOON!

@  Evil Zoe : (25 May 2016 - 04:24 PM)

SPOOOOOOOOON!

@  tffan01 : (25 May 2016 - 04:18 PM)

Most of his latest thread got closed because he asks the same questions over and over again.

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2016 - 04:12 PM)

why is he going to get banned?

@  tffan01 : (25 May 2016 - 04:09 PM)

I hope not tho

@  tffan01 : (25 May 2016 - 04:09 PM)

beetleman's going to get himself banned

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2016 - 03:53 PM)

In soviet russia, sailor fuku

@  ShadowMan024 : (25 May 2016 - 03:19 PM)

"This is Unicorn! The Earth will soon be a part of me!"

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2016 - 03:09 PM)

Spaceship Batman!

@  ShadowMan024 : (25 May 2016 - 02:44 PM)

Spaceship Bruce!

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 May 2016 - 01:35 PM)

Oh, Fortress Maximus!

@  ShadowMan024 : (25 May 2016 - 12:25 PM)

Crazy Engrish Fun Man?

@  Foffy the Sheep : (25 May 2016 - 07:42 AM)

Did somebody mention Violen Jiger?

@  Robowang : (25 May 2016 - 07:41 AM)

Violent Butt Juggalos - coming next month!

@  Msol : (25 May 2016 - 02:56 AM)

Well that's certainly cryptic.

@  beetleman : (24 May 2016 - 10:27 PM)

vbjjune

@  TriBlurr : (24 May 2016 - 10:14 PM)

I like Taco Bell. But I only get to have it maybe once a decade since there are no Taco bell locations here in Newfoundland

@  Foffy the Sheep : (24 May 2016 - 08:53 PM)

I think he was in my liver, actually.

@  Locoman : (24 May 2016 - 08:45 PM)

Brian Kilby was in our hearts the whole time.

@  Echowarrior : (24 May 2016 - 08:05 PM)

I'm definitely not Brian Kilby.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2016 - 06:04 PM)

Taco Bell has proven to me that god is truly dead.

@  Paladin : (24 May 2016 - 12:21 PM)

http://uproxx.com/life/taco-bell-fried-chicken-shell/ i hate this & also want to eat this.

@  Benbot : (24 May 2016 - 11:11 AM)

I'm familiar with him but I still don't get the joke.

@  Robowang : (24 May 2016 - 08:07 AM)

Aw, you ruined it.

@  tffan01 : (24 May 2016 - 07:58 AM)

@robowang, I would have laughed at the joke if I knew who is Brian Kilby

@  Benbot : (24 May 2016 - 07:48 AM)

Everyone quickly say something so it scrolls down

@  Robowang : (24 May 2016 - 07:48 AM)

I love this board. I'm still convinced you're all Brian Kilby.

@  tffan01 : (24 May 2016 - 07:47 AM)

beetleman, if you read this I'm not saying this as a fact, it's just a thought.

@  Robowang : (24 May 2016 - 07:42 AM)

*Beetleman logs on and reads this*

@  tffan01 : (24 May 2016 - 07:40 AM)

I think beetleman might have a mental disability of some sorts. I'm not saying he definitely has but if he really does, you guys should be a little kinder to him. That would also explain why he says he is a 19 year old but his parents are overprotective. I'm not saying he definitely has but it's a possibility. Or he's just a 8 year old that says he is an adult.

@  Touch My Thighs : (24 May 2016 - 05:00 AM)

No need to ban him, just remove his ability to post new topics. Problem solved.

@  Msol : (24 May 2016 - 01:01 AM)

So what's the over/under for when beetleman is banned?

@  Telly : (24 May 2016 - 12:26 AM)

is the christmas/holiday special in the latest mtmte trade? or atleast mtmte's segment of that comic

@  Plokatron : (23 May 2016 - 11:09 PM)

Robotic warriors give it their all! Fighting disguised till the victor stands tall!

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 05:12 PM)

He tried to introduce himself once, but then he was compelled to kidnap himself and nobody's seen him since.

@  Paladin : (23 May 2016 - 04:53 PM)

wait, what about Candlejac

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 04:45 PM)

All legends are true, except for the ones that aren't.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (23 May 2016 - 04:39 PM)

The Nightitme Secret Aardvark exists?! I though it was just a legend!

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 04:28 PM)

Well, maybe. That depends on you, really. What you do behind closed doors is none of my business. I'm not the NSA.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (23 May 2016 - 04:24 PM)

Your nights shall be completely shame-free, however.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 04:16 PM)

Nope. You will bear the shame of this for all of your days.

@  Telly : (23 May 2016 - 04:00 PM)

can i delete this shout?

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 May 2016 - 02:58 PM)

..goes on forever, forever, forever my...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 May 2016 - 12:58 AM)

And a partridge in the song that doesn't end, yes it...


Photo
- - - - -

Need advice on Chevy Aveo Swerve


6 replies to this topic

#1 videriant

videriant
  • Citizen
  • 201 posts

Posted 22 July 2009 - 01:08 PM

Hoping for some advice as you guys are pretty level-headed and fair.

I did a trade with a TFW board member in Canada for a the Chevy Aveo Swerve. Just got the item and the leg fell right off. It looks like the factory installed one of the pins in the legs at an angle so it took a chunk out of the plastic and my hopes for fixing it are slim. The board member is willing to let me ship my Swerve back to him and send me his but I'd feel bad because it's not his fault as the item was MISB. What should I do?

1) Does anybody here have a spare right leg for Swerve?

2) Should I just write it up as a loss? Or return the item?

3) If I keep it should I just glue it back together as a display item?

I'll post pictures when I get home in case somebody can suggest a way to fix it.

Pic 1 is pin. It was forced in at an angle so the hole is double the size now.


Pic 2 is where the pin should go. As you can see, the pin was forced in at an angle and took out a chunk. I'm afraid that if I straighten the pin and force it in the hole will crack completely. Or if it doesn't crack right away, it'll crack later with repeat transformation.

Edited by videriant, 22 July 2009 - 11:30 PM.


#2 Cat

Cat
  • Retired Staff
  • 11113 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 22 July 2009 - 01:32 PM

If I were you, I'd post some pics, and let some of our talented customisers see if they can give you any pointers.

And while it's an extremely generous affair of your Canadian friend, you're right, it doesn't seem fair for him to get a broken one out of this.





Looking For Master Replicas .45 Scale Luke Skywalker ROTJ Lightsabre

#3 Rosicrucian

Rosicrucian

    Frater

  • Citizen
  • 6663 posts
  • Faction::Maximal

Posted 22 July 2009 - 03:37 PM

Nobody has a spare anything for that particular Swerve.

#4 AireCoos

AireCoos
  • Citizen
  • 1874 posts

Posted 22 July 2009 - 04:10 PM

He's become beyond rare, but also turns out to be worth each and every penny you pay for him. I love this figure, such a shame he wasn't mass produced.

#5 Scottimus Prime

Scottimus Prime

    Wanna check these ratings? I seem to have an audience of 2...

  • Supporter
  • 6111 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Rochester NY
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 22 July 2009 - 09:12 PM

QUOTE(AireCoos @ Jul 22 2009, 05:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
He's become beyond rare, but also turns out to be worth each and every penny you pay for him. I love this figure, such a shame he wasn't mass produced.

Everyone keep an eye and ear open -- when I got mine last week, the reps said there were plans for similar mall promos here in the US before all of the bankruptcy problems, and while they didn't know for sure either way, those may eventually still happen...
QUOTE(Drivaaar @ Jan 22 2006, 06:22 PM)
Y'see, even the Editor of the Enquirer has to draw the pun line somewhere, and you just obliterated that line with a big huge cannon filled with vast amounts of gunpowder.

#6 videriant

videriant
  • Citizen
  • 201 posts

Posted 22 July 2009 - 11:31 PM

Pics added. Any advice on any of the three questions is appreciated.

#7 Cat

Cat
  • Retired Staff
  • 11113 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 23 July 2009 - 01:18 AM

Yikes!!!!!!!!


With pics, it should be helpful for you to get some accurate advice. Looks salvagable to me, but I'll leave it for those more knowledgable than me. (IE Every customiser)


Looking For Master Replicas .45 Scale Luke Skywalker ROTJ Lightsabre



Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users