Rodimus shoulder problem

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  1. Koolimus Prime

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    My RTS Rodimus's left shoulder has a habit of popping out at the slightest movement. I've used about a whole tube of krazy glue on the ball and it's still popping out. Does anyone else have this problem with this mold or know how to fix it?
     
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    i have it on his right arm. but i have the classics version.
    it seems as if the arm doesn't go all the way in the socket. but iv got no clue how to fix it.
    i wish there was a simple solution
     
  3. Koolimus Prime

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    Yeah, it looks like the socket is to shallow or something. I know it's the socket and not the ball now, anyway.
     
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    I am willing to bet 80% of the RTS Roddy figures out there have this issue. It is due to mold degredation. A little clear nail polish or floor polish will tighten that right up for you.
     
  5. Koolimus Prime

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    I tried that. Doesn't work. I'm pretty sure the socket is just shallow for some reason.
     
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    Happened with mine as well. I've had my Henkei Rodimus for 4 years with the arms never popping off, but as soon as I took my RTS Rodimus out of the package, the arm popped off.
     
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    have you tried sanding down and ball or socket?
     
  8. Koolimus Prime

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    Yeah. did nothing. I thing RTS Rodimus just hates the fans for blaming him for Optimus's death in '86.
     
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    My BiS Rodimus also has this issue. I noticed his ball joint isn't perfectly spherical so I sanded it down to try to smooth it out. It's helped but I don't want to sand down any more.
     
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    I have two BiS Rods and both of them have an oblong ball joint there. Sanding may be the way to go since the problem here is not that it is too small and thus needing superglue to increase the tightness of the joint, it needs to be reduced in some places to become more spherical.
     

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