Stressed marked hands

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  1. MechanovaKing

    MechanovaKing Well-Known Member

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    My Reveal The Shield G2 Laser Optimus Prime (what an awesomely long name), hands are ether a little too small or the sword is a little to big. I'm noticing some stress mark appearing on the inside of his hands. (And I've also notice how much pressure i need to push to get the sword in his hands.)

    Can/should i modify the hand or sword? How would go about doing this?
     
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    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I hate open hands because of the stresses. For my G2 Optimus I took a fine grain file and rubbed down the handle all around until it could slide into the hand freely but still hold tight enough so it doesn't rattle about. Took me a while of filing and checking the fit over and over so as not to take off too much, but now it fits fine and isn't likely to make things any worse.
     
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    All you need to do is file down the handle a bit so it slides into his hand easier. Figures like Animated Arcee also had this little issue.
     
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    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I did the same with the axe on my RtS Wreck-Gar.
     

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