Nail Polish Fix Question

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Torque, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    what brand works best, and how long do i need to wait before i put the joint back on? cause whenever i try this on Oil Slick, his socket peels the polish right off.

    i've been using the one i thought woud be best-Hard as Nails (bad pun!) but it doesnt seem to be working. am i doing it wrong here or what?
     
  2. mineraljane

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    I don't know about clear nail polish, but I have used glue for the same thing and it worked well. Loctite Super Glue Control Gel is the brand I have used.
     
  3. turboedguy

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    Try Future acrilic floor polish. Keep the joint together, and just put a drop or two on the joint, it will pull into the cavities itself. Then just let it dry.
     
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    I stopped using nail polish because it rubs off pretty easily. Future Floor works great and smells purdy too.
     
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    havent tried floor polish, but superglue sure works great
     
  6. Irony

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    So how to use superglue without gluing the joint? I tried superglue and kept on moving the jiont so that it won't stick, sure it didn't but the glue rubbed away. I used nail polish on a joint, moved it, it seemed OK, I didn't come home for 4 days and the next time I tried to move it, I broke the toy :( 
     
  7. QmTablit

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    I use clear modeling cement. Put a thin layer (THIN LAYER) in the socket, drying doesn't take too long (just check with your fingernail), and then plug the sucker back in. Voila, tight joint.
     
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    That works only if you can take it apart first :S
     
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    Ball-joints aren't hard to take apart. That's where I get more problems with, pegs not so much.
     

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