How can i fix ROTF Sideways ball joint/ball socket leg?

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  1. eagc7

    eagc7 Well-Known Member

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    i have a problem with my rotf dlx sideways, and its that his left leg is very loose that with any movement (shaking the toy and/or moving/touching the leg) will cause it to fall off. so is there any way to fix it, will nail polish work? or anything?
     
  2. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    If it's an issue of a loose ball joint, stuff like superglue or nailpolish are gonna be your standard options. If the gap is bigger & you're mostly just wanting it not to fall over, you could try using sticky tack inside, but it won't hold up to play that way.
     
  3. indie

    indie Guns! More guns!

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    Well superglue should fix it. But i was a little lazy on him and used tiny papers instead. It also nicely does the job, just make sure they're small enough to not to be seen.

    Edit: Oh wait, you said it's not only loose but it's falling off. In that case, i don't know. I have the same problem with my Rotf Brawn, nothing i did was any help.
     
  4. bazinga66

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    This is what I did with a figure of mine that had the same problem.
    @ ace hardware they have an adhisives isle, in that isle there is a tube of marine epoxy, it has a work time of 5 minutes and is cured in a few hours.
    just cut off a small piece and knead them together til it is solid dark grey color.
    Take a small piece from what you have mixed and form it into a small ball, puch into socket, then push ball joint in on top of it to form a new (socket.)
    worked well for mine, it does not wear away like polish or superglue, hope this helped.
     
  5. ex dtw2003

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    Loose ball joints = Pledge with Future floor finish.

    If the joint is crazy bad, then the epoxy fix _might_ be better but we're have to be talking crazy bad and not just floppy.
     
  6. Dansproject

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    My Sideways falls apart if I so much as look at it.
     
  7. eagc7

    eagc7 Well-Known Member

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    i said its very loose that with the littlest touch the leg will pop off
     

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