anyone know how to tighten up ball joints?

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  1. Psychrome86

    Psychrome86 Well-Known Member

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    yeah so i'm sick of trying to get my older bw figs to stand up. any ideas? i thought of powder like flour, or coating them in some kind of sticky stuff like syrup. anyone have any luck with something? thanks for any help.
     
  2. Alpha Prime

    Alpha Prime Ten Years Strong

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    i feel your pain
     
  3. Subotnik

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    Clear nail varnish or superglue are the usual methods.

    Coat the ball with the glue and let it dry, by the way, don't glue it. The goal is to make the ball slightly larger, forming a tighter joint when it's in the socket.
     
  4. Moroni Prime

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    Testors 'Clear Parts Cement & Window Maker' is what I use to tighten up ALL joints... It even makes small windows. I've given G1 Ultra Magnus eyes to paint over.
     
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    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    I have popped out the ball, wrapped a small piece of tape around the ball, then pop it back in. Worked pretty good.
     
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    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    Don't listen to these guys. Go see a doctor before putting ANYTHING on your balls.
     
  7. Psychrome86

    Psychrome86 Well-Known Member

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    you just had to go there...
    thanks for the advice people.
     
  8. Sol Fury

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    Clear Nail Varnish is pretty useful, but it can rub off on joints that have a lot of wear. Superglue is more risky but it does last longer (although enough wear and tear will eventually rub off anything you put on a joint).
     
  9. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Kegels.


    Lots and lots of Kegels.
     
  10. Crobot91

    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    Awesome, dude...
     
  11. LigerPrime

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    The nail polish solution is a good one...another one would be super glue...don't glue the parts togather just use it alittle on the offending joint.
     

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