Customs: Fixing a G1 / G2 Slag?

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  1. Gen. Magnus

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    I've decided to do a new character collection, this time one focused on the Dinobot Snarl. I got in a red G2 copy of the figure and it is in pretty good shape except for the tail - the peg to hold the two halves together in alt. mode had snapped off in the hole. I managed to get that out by separating the tail halves but I have no ideas on how to go about solidly fixing it (if that is even possible).

    Anyone have any suggestions?
     
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    Duct tape :) 


    I would think you could just superglue the two halves of the tail together.
     
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    The portion that is broken is supposed to separate, the split down the center of the tail. Gluing the tail would entirely bodger the figure. I thought about trying to super-glue the tab back on but I don't think that it'll be very strong.
     
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    Do you mean the parts that for Slag's lower legs in robot mode? The actual tail on Slag's dino mode doesn't open at all. Or do you mean Snarl? His tail does split down the middle and is on his back in dino mode.
     
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    Derp. I'm a moron. I meant Snarl.
     
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    It looks like there is enough space inside the tail halves to glue a small magnet in each one - maybe that would work.
     
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    Ooh. That's a good idea. I think I'll give it a whirl. Thanks!
     
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    Honestly, I don't think a Snarl (or at least the tail section) would be that hard to track down. I ended up doing a parts swap on my G1 Snarl to fix the same problem :) 
     
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    How hard is the torso to take apart to get to the pins on which the tail sections pivot?
     
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    If I remember correctly from when I restored my G2 Snarl, not very. There's a few screws to take out, but that's about it.
     
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    Cool. I'll probably just try to find a junker with a good tail. Thanks for the tips, everyone.
     
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    My G1 I repaired, I just had to replace the inner portion of the tail IIRC. As far as the torso goes, I think Draven's gotcha covered :) 
     

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