Fixing Movie Brawl.

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  1. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Okay, I bought Movie Brawl at the weekend, and his arms suck.

    I read a couple of posts about fixing him with super-glue, but I dont have any of that.

    Would any of the following work:
    1. PVA Glue
    2. Nail Hardener
    3. Poly Cement

    If so, how do I fix it so that his arms stay in place in robot mode, but he can still transform?

    Also, if none of the above will work, please tell me and I'll go get some super glue.

    Picture tutorials would also be a big help!

    Thanks.
     
  2. LigerPrime

    LigerPrime Well-Known Member

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    If you're referring to the shoulder pegs...I recommend translucent nail polish! :) 
     
  3. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Unfortunately, I dont have a lot of nail polish to hand, so im going on what I can scrounge from my sister.

    Also, which bit to put the coat of polish on if I take that method?
    The peg or the socket?
     
  4. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Nail polish will make it worse. Velcro would work better.
     
  5. LigerPrime

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    Oh? But after applying the nail polish, the shoulders stay on firmly.

    Dirge121 - I applied them on the peg...I suggest you don't apply anything first until you receive more feedback from the other posters.
     
  6. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Okay, I'll hold off till I get more options.
    However, I dont have the skills to fit Velcro in there.
     
  7. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    you dont even really need to put stuff on the shoulders, just close the panels that opened the turret (to let his arms out in the first place) and they'll act as a clamp
     
  8. redsquadron

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    Closing the little doors in the turret (the ones that you open to get the arms out in the first place) down tight over the ball joints holds them in place better.


    Edit: beaten to it.
     
  9. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Abrogate, Thanks, that a great temporary solution until I can get something more permenant in place.

    Brawl just became my #1 Movie figure! Bring on the leader class.
     
  10. MegaMoonMan

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    Put nail polish on the peg. It will still pop out sometimes, but it holds MUCH tighter.

    The "clamp-down" thing helped only slightly on mine.

    If you really want to go nuts, you could replace the pegs with slightly longer pins, and drill holes for them to go into.
     
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    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Didn't onesock have a thread like this in the KB section?
     
  12. Scourge_151

    Scourge_151 Dangerous when naked! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I say wait for the leader version :p 
     
  13. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I've decided to go Completist on all Brawl merchandise released.

    Deluxe
    FAB
    Leader
    Leader Redeco
    Cyber Slammer

    And anything else they bring out, (any 'Power of the Allspark', or whatever the expanded universe thing is), by way of repaints or molds of Brawl
     
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    Cool, good hunting!
     
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    the tabs work fine for posing on a shelf but wont hold if you want to play around with him at all.
     
  16. Dirge121

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    Using the clamp method, I've got him in a fairly stable pose, and nothings popped out of the socket yet!
     
  17. Spekkio

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    I put nail hardener (y'know, the clear nail polish stuff) on both the peg and the socket, and let them dry separately before putting them together. And yeah, the clamps, too. Even so they still are a little problematic for me.
     
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