Alternators Camshaft: Have you switched shoulders?

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  1. VE Telus

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    In Camshaft's robot mode, the paint apps that appear on his shoulder were obviously meant to be seen, yet they are backwards. It seems the BT versions are like that as well, but the paint apps are applied on the "correct" side.

    Is there an easy to pop the ball joint? Has anyone tried? The shoulder pops off no problem, but the arms are another story. I fear the toy might break with excessive force on the ball joint on the arm. Any hints? Should I even be attempting this?
     
  2. Gears

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    You can loosen the screw on the lower arm then the ball pops off smooth like butter.
     
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    Switched mine...looks great and dosn't really hinder arm articulation.
     
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    that's what she said... :lol 
     
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    Mine seemed to require Excessive Forceā„¢ to remove -- at both joints on both arms. I was worried he was going to end up with stress marks or looseness after making the switch. However, I'm happy to report that Camshaft emerged from surgery without either complication. :thumb 
     
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    The only problem is that the arms will be a bit tight in car mode. In order to get them to fold under the hood, they have to be rotated 180 ( because of the elbow joint ). This causes them to be straigh instead of bent inward slightly as they would go normally. They'll still go, but on mine, the elbows get in the way of the steering bar and wheel magnets.
     
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    The screw ... yes! I don't know why that didn't occur to me earlier. Thanks!
     

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