Customs: Need Help Removing Pin

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  1. Rewind

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    I'm trying to customize my GF Soundwave but there is one thing holding me back. I want to remove the nosecone from his arm and it is held on by one of those pins that are used to hold moving parts together. I tried to (carefully) tap it out with a nail and a hammer but it didn't budge.

    Does anyone have any advice on how to remove this thing?
     
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    the best advice I could give is...well you already tried it...

    You could just yank on it some to try and loosen it
     
  3. dak

    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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    If you have a wood burner, or something hot and thin, u can heat up the pin and it should slide out easally.
     
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    I got it. It required a pliers and some force and some plastic got chewed up a little, but I got it out. The problem is that there are some nasty ridges at the end of the pin that totally immobilize it. But now it's out and Soundwave is free of that obtrusive arm garbage. I like him 10 times better now. :) 
     
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    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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    those teeth are there so the pin won't fall out. All the pins found in toys now a days have them, also helps in the child safety area.
     

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