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Old 06-11-2009, 11:55 AM   #1
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RotF Rampage: Easy Elbow Modification


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Over on another thread, Boggs mentioned the lack of articulation in Rampages arms. I had to grab mine and check. Whoa! That sucks!

Five (5) minutes later, I bring you one of the easiest mods to add elbows to this guy.


Basic tools needed:
  1. screwdriver;
  2. X-Acto knift;
  3. disposable lighter





















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Originally Posted by Solrac333 View Post
Question. Do you think that will weaken the screw since it wasn't meant to be a joint?
It's possible. Another solution would be using a tack nail as a flat headed pin. Drop some glue into the orange part (just a touch where the nail reaches into the hole), then put the arm back together and put the pin/nail in.

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Originally Posted by Janeails22x View Post
This mod does not affect the alt mode, does it? Does the arm try to "fold up" while the tread is stretched over it?
Nope. It keeps the arm [at] the exact same length.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:24 AM   #2
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Try using a strong pair of scissors like i did. it's easier and burn free
Or you could use some good wire cutters, which make gripping easier. Thats how I did mine. Also while your at it try the leg mod.

http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radico...e-leg-mod.html
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