Customs: How do I replace a broken balljoint

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  1. smokey420

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    The balljoint broke off on one of my toys and was trying to figure out how to replace it.
     
  2. warriorpriest

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    a pic could help. That way we can see where the break is. Alot of times though you can drill a hole in the stem of the ball joint on both sides of the break. Use a piece of metal like from a paperclip, in the hole you drilled then glue or apoxy resin it all together. I would then maybe sand down the ball joint to make it a little looser depending on if it broke cause of tightness.
     
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    WP's right; you can probably fix it by regluing it, drilling a hole through the join and gluing a pin in for strength, but it'd be a good idea to show us a pic or two of the broken piece, so we can get a better idea of your options.
     
  4. smokey420

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    Ill post some pics tomorrow but its my skywarps leg .He fell and the ball joint popped off
     
  5. Kevin XI

    Kevin XI Well-Known Member

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    Not Skywarp, the current hardest to get seeker!
    I was wondering about how to fix that sort of situation too. A pin in there should do the trick.
     
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    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    Just buy a ko starscream (I got one :) ), the burgundy and white one and replace the ball joint whole.
     
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    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    now that's friggin' good tip right there!!!
     

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