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Old 11-11-2019, 04:55 PM   #181
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Eyes are easier to key in, than say, the whole body. For the price of the 1/4 TFs, the risk of peeling, bad application, it's too much for me.
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Old 11-11-2019, 05:57 PM   #182
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If you don't like how it looks fair game, but if you're worried they won't last you know already cause you have statues :| I'd probably be a little disappointed in the decals on the transformers pieces, or at least the larger ones. The smaller ones maybe I can understand but haven't seen it in person to really judge. For transformers I prefer XM's larger ones, I think they are the best rendition (I prefer the modernized g1 look).

My hate for eye decals are 1) ----ing use better eye decals. Seriously I the only reason I can come up with why they use the plain as ---- ones are because they want people to think it's painted because it's a fraction of a penny more to get good ones. 2) ----ing apply them right jesus christ :| We have so many statues that are cross eyed it's retarded.
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Old 11-11-2019, 07:55 PM   #183
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decals / stickers

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As I also said, I have no problem with decals. Many of my favourite statues have decals to varying degrees. Though Iíve never had a statue where nearly every visible part of the statue is in fact a decal. But the problem here is in how Ďwellí they were applied on to the piece I received and how easy it was to damage it just by touching any area where the decal incorrectly overlapped with the underlining panel lines (empty space under the decal) or any of the excess decal around the windscreen.

And Iíve never understood the hate some have for eye decals. I actually prefer them. Heck there have been situations where people have loved the eyes until I told them they were in fact decals, and suddenly they do a 180.
the eyes or some small area that just wouldn't paint well makes sense. Also sorry, I was one of the ones that said stickers....always used decals/stickers interchangeably and shouldn't as there is a difference. And eyes definitely look better if they are not cross eyed like so many I see out there (Emma frost comes to mind as most noticeable). Cross eyed completely ruins a statue like that. The small optimus I am not sure of any part of him that is not a "decal". Sitting in my cabinet and afraid to pull him out to look closer from what I hear from others that have handled him and flaking. Wouldn't have expected that for a few more years.
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Old 11-11-2019, 08:18 PM   #184
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the eyes or some small area that just wouldn't paint well makes sense. Also sorry, I was one of the ones that said stickers....always used decals/stickers interchangeably and shouldn't as there is a difference. And eyes definitely look better if they are not cross eyed like so many I see out there (Emma frost comes to mind as most noticeable). Cross eyed completely ruins a statue like that. The small optimus I am not sure of any part of him that is not a "decal". Sitting in my cabinet and afraid to pull him out to look closer from what I hear from others that have handled him and flaking. Wouldn't have expected that for a few more years.
Actually I’m the only one who has really complained of any issues, such as tearing and flaking.

The flaking only occurred where there was excess decal around the windshields and the tearing only occurred where there was a gap under the decal because of misalignment of the decal and it’s associated panel line (see my previously attached photos).

There were also a few punctures (dot holes) where there were some underlining panel lines, but these are somewhat less annoying.
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