Minor/Repaint: Super easy Head replacement for FOC Grimlock

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  1. THEOrize2000

    THEOrize2000 Well-Known Member

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    I was inspired by GrimlockAutobot's Head mod for FOC Grimlock and decided to try to see if you can do it without cutting up a Galvatron. Well I found out that the balljoint for Grimlock is very close to that of a Titanmaster/Headmaster. If you want to make a headmaster Grimlock you should go GrimlockAutobot's awesome route.

    First I unscrewed the Headmaster and took off its head and faceplate. Also unscrewing Grimlock's head.

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    I then placed it on the original balljoint.

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    Replacing the faceplate and rescrewing it.

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    You can always unscrew the head and put the headmaster head back, or you can do this...

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    (Don't screw it too tight or the ball joint will be super stiff)
     

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    But... doesn't that defeat the point of headmasters?
     
  3. THEOrize2000

    THEOrize2000 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah but you don't have to kill Galvatron's for it and you can always unscrew it to return it to its regular self.
     
  4. RazorclawX

    RazorclawX Campaign Oracle

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    I take it FOC Grimlock's head ball joint is actually the right size or did you have to whittle it down any?

    I put Apeface on CW Cyclonus and I had to whittle the ball joint on that one. Most figures' heads aren't uniformly attached so it's not common that you find a figure where it 'just works'.
     
  5. Furnace

    Furnace The original Starscream

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    Neat!
     
  6. THEOrize2000

    THEOrize2000 Well-Known Member

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    It's slightly loose, but it will not fall off at all.
     
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    A hint of Super Glue inside the Headmaster cavity should take case of the wobbliness. :) 
     
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    Darkshift The Devil's Advocate

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    I'd recommend doing it around the Ball, not the socket. Just so it won't leak onto anything and glue moving parts together, but yes, that'll work.
     

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