Fix for a MP Grimlock's floppy botmode Torso?

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  1. blaynescott

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    Hi everyone,

    I just got a 2nd hand MP (hasbro) Grimlock in the mail today, and love the figure to death - it makes me feel like I'm an 8 year old kid on a summer's day again. :) 

    One thing that bugs me about it though is whenever I touch (even lightly) the gold chrome torso, it unhinges and flops down. Really, really loose that piece.

    I'm considering installing neonium/rare earth magnets inside the torso so it will stay in place.

    However, before going the custom/drastic route, has anyone else solved this floppy torso problem with theirs another way?

    Thanks!

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    It locks down into place. You should be able to handle it without it disconnecting. Check to make sure you're transforming it right, and that nothing is broken.
     
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    Hum. It does click into place, but the slightest movement unhinges that little hook from the upper-section's spring-lock. It's weird.

    Anyone know if there's MP Grimlock instructions online? I did the usually google / google-image searches, but nothing turned up.

    On an semi-related note, I found the knees to be near-unposable due to the depth of the click-joint notches. I took apart the thighs and shaved the pegs down slightly. Now it still clicks in place, but is actually really posable without needing to force the joint. :) 
     
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