Customs: Removing pins

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  1. Icebergman

    Icebergman Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have any ideas as to removing pins in joints? I have messed up several pieces trying to pound them out. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    I do it the stupid, determined-bastard old fashioned way: A thin nail, a good hammer and a wood surface. However, I've also heard of heating up the plastic before you start the hammering process...but you don't want to warp the plastic. I'd GUESS that heating up the plastic would involve boiling it? Not really sure on this one.

    Which parts are you trying to disassemble?
     
  3. Icebergman

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    I was trying to take the front wheels off of a Hardtop. I have all of the pins removed except for the front wheels andthe two long pins holding the front wheels to the hood.
    I have also trashed a couple of my daughters Go-bots that I was trying to remove wheels from. Seems like the wheels are the hardest ones to remove.
     
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    Thank you Napjr!! That helps a lot!!!
     

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