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A little rant

Discussion in 'General Figure Talk' started by sam b, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. sam b Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Hi all , I have just got through the post my second Viking Fury bust from Andrea miniatures n to say this one is a letdown is a understatement !! There are air bubbles everywhere , one on his back is 4mm across also all the small detail is fall of moulding rubber, now at £50 ish you would think someone would check this sort of thing!!!
    Thanks all I feel better now
    Sam B
  2. Mark S Guest

    Sam now you'll understand why they say the bust was modelled on your average Andrea customer.
  3. gordy Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Hi Sam, that's most unfortunate, any chance of getting a picture ?
  4. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    You should lay down a complain by Andrea.
    Do you get the bust trough Andrea or other Internet shop.
    If the last, you should complain there.
    I hope one from the two will solve your problem.
    And indeed, for 50 pounds you may get what you want, not WYSINWYW
  5. polyphemus Well-Known Member

    Shouldn't happen. This is why I don't feel confident enough to buy any Andrea figure.

    Geoff
  6. Blind Pew A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Exactly. I would not buy them now unless I'd opened the box first myself. Their recent stuff can be appalling.
  7. sam b Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Hi all thank for your feedback, sorry Gordy I posted this while the filler was setting so no photos.
    Marc I will let the shop know just so they have a record, but vie been prepping it all afternoon, so it will be fine.
    As for the quality of Andrea figures lately it’s a shame, I’ve seen some new releases on pf n they look great but only time will tell.

    Sam b
  8. marius'mules New Member

    Country:
    United-States
    You should email the pics to Andrea; explain to them the same thing you said here, and ask for a replacement.

    Sounds like who ever is in charge of QC at Andrea is not doing there job.
  9. chippy Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Why not do a review showing everything you belive is wrong with the kit . This is the sort of thing every modeller should know about . Kits aren't getting any cheaper but some manufacturers seem happy to put out poorer quality , too many are now getting their products made in China where mass production is king but quality is an unknown word . lets us all start putting pressure on manufacturers to bring back quality on the goods we buy .
    chippy
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  10. Harry New Member

    Country:
    Netherlands

    You mean this guy bought one? Grrrrrrrr! :D

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