My poor broken Fans Project Bruticus

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  1. MechanovaKing

    MechanovaKing Well-Known Member

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    My Fans Project Bruticus has some damage

    Does fan project sell the peice seperately?
    or If i want a new peice do i need to buy a whole new figure? :( 

    Any suggests to stop these from breaking futher. And anything i can do to better there condition?

    -The Head antenna flops over. It doesn't stand up strange. But it's not broken off
    -And the shoulder clip/box thingy. Has a minor crack and a major crack.
     

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  2. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

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    The antenna you can fix yourself. Vangelus himself gakked his own up in the same way. He places a drop of superglue where the two parts meet and put it back in place, and it's held nicely ever since.

    As for the cracked block, that's a little tougher. I doubt you're in danger of it not holding anymore, though, considering the stiffness of the hinge and how many ridges and things it actually grips.
     
  3. MechanovaKing

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    I'm not sure i understand what superglue going to do.
    It's not broken off it's just lose.
    I'd need alot of superglue to work as a support would I? That would like an aweful blob on the side of his head. Wouldn't it?
     
  4. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    superglue (clear nail polish can do that too) can also be used to tighten loose bits but you need to take it apart
     
  5. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    a tiny bit of superglue in between it and the head would fix that, and no you don't need a glob, just make sure it's in place when the glue dries and it will stay
     
  6. KNOOM842

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    For the cracks i use plastruct plastic weid i just put in on the spot of the cracks and let cure 24hrs and havent had anoher problem.
     
  7. blaynescott

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    It goes without saying, but don't use gel-type superglue to tighten hinges. ;)  I made that silly mistake years ago when I first tried my hand at customizing. Use a tiny bit of the liquid type, and work the joint back and forth so it doesn't actually affix it solidly in place.

    About replacment parts: I'd actually messaged Fansproject about that (moreso wondering if I can just buy a 2nd Space Shuttle Arm-holder to play/display my FP Bruticus with Flameblast & Explorer). Haven't heard a peep from them yet. :( 

    I would have LOVED for both of those redecos (Warcry/Flameblast) to have come with re-released parts allowing them to connect properly. I prefer a symmetrical combiner. :D 
     
  8. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    flameblast can be used, but you attach it differently with the other connector
     
  9. Satomiblood

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    For the sake of not coming off as redundant, I won't comment on the antenna issue.

    As for the connector, you could try superglue, but I don't think it'll hold too well as it's a high pressure area. A replacement part may be neccesary.
     
  10. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    I would have sold you a spare Bruticus Head if this was a month or two earlier. I have about 2-3 spare Bruticus heads that weren't in use. They are gone now.
     
  11. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    That's just mean right there. LOL.
     
  12. exomega255

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    I wasn't trying to be mean though. I had them laying around for a very long time (I brought extra sets for the weapons), and then suddenly customizers used them up very quickly. =/
     
  13. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    You still have the weapons? Or the combiner parts?
     
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    I have the weapons and the combiner parts. The combiner parts were being used for customs, etc. The weapons I kept... they make good wreckers weapons ;) 
     
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    I also had a question about what to do about a broken Munitioner. In the year that I have had it, I had only transformed it a few times and have left it in combined mode for the past 10 months. Yesterday I took it off the shelf and the back part of Munitioner moved. I took a closer look and realized that there is a series stree match/semi-break on on of the joints holding the rear of the vehicle to the rest of the figure. Does anyone know who I can fix this?
     

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    Again, that's another high stress area. You can apply some superglue where it's starting to crack, but the integrity of the plastic has already been compromised.
     
  17. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Damn, I was hoping you would be selling them.
     
  18. exomega255

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    There are some super glue (I use a Gel based high durability type) that works real well. I had broken a few hinded pressured areas in my transformers before and after gluing, they can still take moderate pressure, so give those a try!
     
  19. exomega255

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    You wish ;)  I want to buy more, but by then, the sets sold out and everyone's selling them crazy expensive ^^; I'd buy a set of 10x transformable shotguns for 50 bucks if FP puts it out. I think that's one of the best designed weapons I have seen.
     
  20. Tyrannosaur

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    Maybe using a two-part epoxy cement like Apoxie sculpt would work for the cracked parts.
     

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