David Simmons wrote:Why eliminate a couple of great 50's-style surface details?
BobaFett2 wrote:It's not just that they removed the ribbing, they also flipped it so that it has a stud, not a tube. I prefer the old one (the ribbing is better).
brickmack wrote:Ack I hate this new mold. I hope LEGO doesn't use it in any other sets, it just looks crappy without the ribbing on it. Also I don't think it looks very good in dark gray, it might look better in light gray perhaps.
Bluetron wrote:I'm sad to report, I just a got a newer edition of the 5982 Smash N Grab today, and the old-style rayguns that used to come with this set have been replaced by the ribless versions. The first Smash N Grab that I got back in March 2010 had the old ribbed guns, so it does indeed look like Lego has phased out yet another one of my beloved childhood accessories. Note to Lego Parts Tooling Department: stop it already!
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