Customs: Repairing MP Rodimus's Knee

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  1. koh4711

    koh4711 King of Hearts

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    I'm not sure if this is even plausible at this point, but I got the TRU version of MP Rodimus, and as soon as it came out of the package, one of the knees was loose and didn't ratchet. When I finally opened the leg up, I saw that, as near as I could tell, there had been a mold error and the ratchet joint wasn't complete.

    Normally I'd try to super glue it, but the piece just doesn't appear to be complete, with a gap in the middle. And, given the ratchet puts pressure on every time it clicks into place, I don't think it would hold. Any thoughts for a solution outside of returning it to TRU? I'm not really sure I'd want the hassle of trying to hunt down a second one.
     
  2. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    could you take a picture maybe? That would help to see what you're talking about. :) 
     
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    koh4711 King of Hearts

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    Well, it fell off while I was trying to unscrew the leg.

    I kinda doubt it's fixable now. >_<
     
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    You have to be careful when taking apart ratchet joints, otherwise the springs and tabs that are situated in there will fly out.
     

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