Manufacturing Error & Warped Figures – UPDATES

Jason Speth and Hawkeye C. recently shared some pictures of excellent examples of both Manufacturing Error Figures and “Warped” M.U.S.C.L.E. figures.

All M.U.S.C.L.E. collectors offer Jason and Hawkeye a huge thank you for sharing these figures!

If you have M.U.S.C.L.E. figures with factory errors or damage, please email a short explanation and pictures to the University of M.U.S.C.L.E..

Smashed Face (Example #2)

Injection Tag

Head Pushed Forward

Missing Hands

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  1. #1 by Clark on May 20th, 2011

    Is cutting off the injection tags bad? I’ve cut of injection tags and flash that have caused the figure to fall over in the past

  2. #2 by Chad Perry on May 24th, 2011

    I meant to respond sooner. Oops.

    I think the answer is – it depends.

    If there is an almost insignificant piece of flashing that prohibits a figure from standing up, then it is probably not the worst thing in the world if you take an X-Acto knife and shave it off.

    However, most of the injection tags that are highlighted on UofM are pretty significant. I would hope that collectors don’t cut them off because they are (hopefully) interesting to many collectors.

    Personally I think they are especially because they not only made it out of the factory with the tag, but also survived a child not cutting it off.

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