Is G1 Twin Twist made from polystyrene?

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  1. jestermon

    jestermon Well-Known Member

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    Was wondering before I tried plastic welding him.
     
  2. Jaicen

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    Why bother, just find another. There are a besquillion about.
     
  3. jestermon

    jestermon Well-Known Member

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    Ya, I have a set of his arms I wanted to use for a project and just wondered if anyone knew what he was.

    Why are there so many of them?
     
  4. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Cuz he's awesome?

    YES!
     
  5. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    He's just normal plastic isn't he?
    Wait - I thought Twin Twist sucks?
     
  6. Ultra Lagmus

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    I thought he was made from refined polyethylsuckitude.
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    That's why it's awesome!

    :D 
     
  8. ZacWilliam

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    I've always loved the Jumpstarters. They have neat designs with cool looking sculpted details. And when you're in Third Grade and it's never been done before the fact that there's new transformers that can transform automatically is amazingly awesome.

    -ZacWilliam, remember every boy in our class crowding around the first kid that got one and watching the coolness.
     
  9. Autobus Prime

    Autobus Prime Transit Former

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    Probably ABS plastic.
     
  10. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    Most likely PVC and possibly some abs. Be careful around the fumes.
     
  11. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    regular plastics, no styrene
     
  12. Jaicen

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    Oh, you mean like ABS?

    Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
     
  13. Greyryder

    Greyryder Kitbashed

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    Not a lot of PVC in those old figures. PVC in toys is usually the softer flexible plastic.

    Most hobby plastic welds will work on ABS, and some will work on PVC as well. If, you end up having to go the superglue route, I recommend Zap A Gap. It holds better than any other superglues/CA glues I've tried.
     

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