Loose Parts on Your Fig

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  1. eagc7

    eagc7 TF Movies Fan/Supporter

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    Does any of your Figs have loose parts and annoys you?, yes Soem of my figs haev loose parts and annoys me, what about you?
     
  2. a-town

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    yes, my universe inferno has loose right arm. i cant do any poses with it. and also the water blaster is screwed on the loose arm..
     
  3. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    My Universe Dragstrip (my favorite mold BTW) is very loose from the waist down. Was like it out of the box, which I heard was pretty common with Dragstrip. Poses must be very balanced (upright) and legs must stay pretty straight otherwise he'll fall over.
     
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    Nothing too serious, just irksome on my figs.
    TFU Ironhide's shin/knee panels pop off easily
    TFU Acid Storm's legs are loose, but not to the point they cause problems.
    TFU: Starscream's launcher won't stay pegged in the right arm.
    RotF Scalpel's legs pop out of the sockets
     
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    My Animated Skywarp has a loose thigh joint. I nail polished the **** out of it.
    ROTF Skidz has loose knee joints.
    ROTF Sideways left shoulder joint is really loose.
    Universe Hounds right front wheel is absurdly loose.

    Other than that I am good.
     
  8. shibamura_prime

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    My G1 Grimlock had a loose shoulder for a war wound. After a while I fixed it, but went low-tech when I did. Instead of nail polish I used a piece of thick cardstock and a hole puncher. XD
     
  9. ryan.j

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    my g1 grimlawk is as stiff as george michael in a public toilet.. apart from his dinosaur legs, which are looser than said toilet-goers post-George.

    not really sure how to stiffen them up, but i'm thinking a rubberised plastic washer may be the way to go. and for grimlock.
     
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    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    My ROTF Skids has one knee joint (out of his four) that's annoyingly loose, making it a little hard to get him to stand.

    My ROTF/Universe Bruticus has a bunch of loose pin joints on all but the tanks. Both helicopters has VERY loose neck joints (which isn't a problem at all, really). Onslaught has a bad leg, however. One of the pins in his lower leg (the part that moves up to reveal the connection point) is so loose it feels like someone coated it with WD40. It's extremely hard to get him just to stand upright - I have to play with the legs to get them JUST right. This doesn't affect Bruticus, but I like the smaller bots too. :( 

    How would one go about tightening pin joints, anyway?
     
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    toilet paper is your Ball-jointed figure's best friend
     
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    my ROTF sideways right legs ball-joint is loose
     
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    stick a tiny wad of toilet paper in the socket of the joint, no need to mess with super glue and if you ever want to return the figure to original status all you got to do is remove the toilet paper
     
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    On Yellow Jacket (Legends Movie 1 Bumblebee), his right arm is irratatingly loose. It sits in this 45ยบ angle and wont face up like the other arm :mad 
     
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    My ROTF Soundwave's hips are so loose, he can't stand worth a DAMN.
    My Deluxe Classics (Sucktimus) Optimus has floppy hips. My Animated Jazz as the loosest ass arm in existence. I have a lot floppy hips and stuff.

    EDIT: Sideways's shoulders are sort of loose (woah, lots of S's in that sentience)
     
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    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    I just posted this in the most recent purchase thread. I've been wanting Animated Wreckgar for a while but was just too cheap to buy him. Finally got him this afternoon. Out of the box his hips and feet were loose and his arms wouldn't do anything besides hang limp by his sides. Re-tightened all the screws to no avail. None of that goes well on a figure with a hefty backpack. He's going back tomorrow.
     
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    My BW Scorponok couldn't even stand up straight as his balljoints were so damn loose (being one of the 1st ball-jointed figures will do that...). A coat of clear nailpolish did wonders for him.

    But in others cases like my G1 Mirage, his floppiness tells me he's a well-luved figure & it's part of his nostalgia factor - so I've resisted the urge to get out the clear nailpolish so far. :) 
     
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    My ROTF Breakaway is fairly loose (especially in the legs), and my G1 Soundwave's shoulders are terrible (though, to be fair, he is pretty old and junky :lol )
     
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    The only animated figure I have, Ratchet, has one of the legs loose as hell.. so, no poses or anything for him, and no more animated figures for me.
     
  20. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    The real offenders are my Classics Seeker molds. God, those things can get loose!
     

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