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Offline GrahamB

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Re: Quality Control
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2020, 21:08:12 »
I am the sort of parent who DOES contact manufacturers when the quality of what I bought falls below standard. Quite a few never respond. Which is why I think PM is such a great toy. But I expect you are right, Oliver. Most people probably wouldn't bother!
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Re: Quality Control
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2020, 15:07:40 »
A visual example of poor printing I thought worth sharing.




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Re: Quality Control
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2020, 15:32:45 »
Quality control is terrible these days... made worse with the cheap painted stuff (like heads) that should be molded...

Also regarding missing parts (or mangled ones) :(
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Re: Quality Control
« Reply #23 on: April 21, 2020, 01:49:17 »
Poor printing...or poor tailoring?
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Re: Quality Control
« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2020, 03:15:48 »
Hi, I am new to the forum.

I have been collecting Playmobil for decades, and it is only on the last few years that I found (a) a poorly molded, misshapen part and (b) missing parts.

I am pleased to say that in both cases, Playmobil replaced the parts when I e-mailed them.

I also often find extra pieces in the Figures blind bags, but fortunately never a missing part.  :crossed: