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Old 09-13-2021, 01:32 PM   #271
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Update on my Spinosaurus that would not key into the holes in the base:

After many emails back and forth with P1, they have reimbursed me 10% of the cost ($130) as reward points...Yay, I guess...they solved their problem by making me purchase more from them...They are unable to send me a new one because they don't have anymore due to the limited run (would've probably taken another 6 months to ship a new one anyway!).

No clue what to do with mine now. The foot will not go into the hole even after trying to use a hairdryer to warm it up. I am now stuck with this piece and may need to pull out the dremel to make it fit. Really sad that I paid so much for this poor quality and service.
You could always get someone to redo a hole to fit the base and get the original filled in
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Old 09-13-2021, 03:18 PM   #272
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Update on my Spinosaurus that would not key into the holes in the base:

After many emails back and forth with P1, they have reimbursed me 10% of the cost ($130) as reward points...Yay, I guess...they solved their problem by making me purchase more from them...They are unable to send me a new one because they don't have anymore due to the limited run (would've probably taken another 6 months to ship a new one anyway!).

No clue what to do with mine now. The foot will not go into the hole even after trying to use a hairdryer to warm it up. I am now stuck with this piece and may need to pull out the dremel to make it fit. Really sad that I paid so much for this poor quality and service.
Wished i could give it a shot. Im sure i would make it fit. Mine was the same and with some cursing and heat, i fixed it.
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Old 09-14-2021, 11:28 AM   #273
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Update on my Spinosaurus that would not key into the holes in the base:

After many emails back and forth with P1, they have reimbursed me 10% of the cost ($130) as reward points...Yay, I guess...they solved their problem by making me purchase more from them...They are unable to send me a new one because they don't have anymore due to the limited run (would've probably taken another 6 months to ship a new one anyway!).

No clue what to do with mine now. The foot will not go into the hole even after trying to use a hairdryer to warm it up. I am now stuck with this piece and may need to pull out the dremel to make it fit. Really sad that I paid so much for this poor quality and service.
That’s really poor customer service from P1 …..again!
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Old 09-14-2021, 06:16 PM   #274
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The fact that is very hard to fit the spino into it’s position should not been even aceptable. Not for the huge amount of money paid. One more proof that P1 es downgrading its QC.
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Old 09-14-2021, 10:29 PM   #275
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Wished i could give it a shot. Im sure i would make it fit. Mine was the same and with some cursing and heat, i fixed it.
I tried that with the bad leg on my Blue and it broke before it would begin to move...
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Old 09-14-2021, 10:30 PM   #276
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You could always get someone to redo a hole to fit the base and get the original filled in
That's not really an option unless you have someone local. Between shipping and actual repair it would be hundreds of dollars.
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Old 09-15-2021, 12:36 AM   #277
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Got one on order myself, reckon drill a hole to get it to sit correctly then fill and blend the hole but admittedly, one should not need to do this at all. Arrival in the UK circa 2030 lol!!!

It's really a shame these things happen and I dont like to force any piece due to risk of breakage to best to be safe than sorry. The hole if opened up might not show much anyway once the foot is down.
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Old 09-15-2021, 06:00 PM   #278
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Have you tried to heat the other leg?
Maybe a very strange thing... but I did the next trick with some statues (100% succes)... if you have a hot air oven... warm it up (120°c). And hold the legs in there.
Then when they are getting soft, put it on the base in the right position.
Try this first on a cheap statue like eaglemoss for example
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