Human Alliance Bumblebee chest fix

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  1. jtwhoib

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    Has anyone figured out a way to keep these spring loaded chest pieces in place? Even the slightest bump knocks them right back into the grill area. I apologize if someone has already posted this. I didn't see a thread.

    Thanks,
    Jeremy
     
  2. MegaMoonMan

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    I don't understand why so many people have an issue with them - mine work perfectly. I pull them out as far as I can and then I twist them up until they click.

    They're solid as a rock. I can shake him around, tap on them - they have never popped back on their own.
     
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    tighten the screws in the back of the chest plates. Megamoonman yours must have already been tightened because on the loose ones it doesn't click into place.
     
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    A Hasbro toy factory assembled something correctly? I call BS.
     
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    I have two. The first one I found works great. The second one I found two months later has the "loose breast issue". I took it all apart and the only thing I could see different was that the clicking part on the loose chest was not as pronounced. It looks like there may have been a mold issue a little later on?
     
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    I am going to have to check out my screws in the back. The chest pieces snap back quite easily.
     
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    mine is fine, but it was bought right when they came out
     
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    I bought one from the States and one from Canada back when they came out and both have trigger happy chests.
     
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    I tried tightening the screws for the chest in mine last night, and the screws are in as tight as I could get them. Didn't change a thing. Good thing I leave him on display and don't have to mess with his chest much anyways.

    WOOT!!! 2000th post.
     
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    Thanks for the replies everyone. I will try to tighten up the screws tomorrow. Thank God the weekend is here again!
     
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    Mine British so probably a later manufacture and the chest is hair trigger.
     
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    Is this "twist the chest pieces until they click" a running change? My, along with a lot of friend's 'Bees, have the hair-trigger chests. I just tightened mine's screws and turned his chest pieces as hard as I could without breaking them, and nothing changed/happened.
     
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