Weak plastic in 2009 Pirate sets?

Weak plastic in 2009 Pirate sets? on Classic-Pirates.com

Eurobricks and Classic-pirates.com member curtisrlee has made an interesting discovery which could well be th start of a firely discussion! Are the new 2009 Pirate sets made from inferior plastic? Is there weak ink going into the printers? Or is it just his parts?

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