Loose parts?

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  1. Dremare

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    How do I stop a loose part on a toy (any toy, like Figma, Revoltech, G.I.Joe, SHF) from being loose? Like should I use some clear nail polish to stop it from moving too much?
     
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    While I don't know exactly how to fix this, I do know that it helps to prevent loose joints if you avoid using too much force to a joint or moving the joint repeatedly all the time.

    If I could figure out how to fix my Busou Shinki Howling's really floppy internal joint, I'd do the fix in a heartbeat. God do I love the figure, but her loose mid-body joint really makes her hard to pose without support.
     
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    this is just a temporary solution but works pretty damn well on gundam kits

    use white glue on the joints, make sure the whole joint/peg/hole/ball is covered in white glue, put back the toy again and let it dry, it does wonders!
     
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    Unless one glues the thing together.

    What Halcon meant was to let it dry first, then put it back in. Duh.
     
  5. halconfenix

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    actually... you're wrong.... i learned that trick on DannyChoo.com, and believe me it works... besides its the white glue that kids use at school, not some superglue or something....
     
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    Okay, so apparently using clear nail polish removed a teeny bit of paint from my SHF IXA. Sh*t.
     
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    Oh, i know of that trick, but it all depends on what plastic is it, etc.

    Much safer my way. White glue or not, better safe than sorry.

    Meh, personally i never trusted white glue that much, though.
     

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