Customs: Taking off Masterpiece Grimlock's arm

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  1. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Just got him yesterday and he has a screw loose under his left armpit. I can't reach it to tighten it without taking his arm off.

    I notice it's on a big ball joint, but I was wondering if it can be popped back on easily. I'm worried about breaking him.
     
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    just pop it off. pops off and on easily
     
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    Thanks for your reply. :) 

    Tightened the screw but that part's still a bit floppy. Oh well.
     
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    What's floppy about him? If its the screw you can use a little bit of super glue in the screw hole to tighten it up. If it's the ball joint I hear a bit of future floor polish works very well to tighten joints up nicely as well. :)  hope that helps a bit.
     
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    actually, it's a 2-part socket for the ball joint from what I recall. If the screws are loose, then the area which the ball would sit tightly inside opens a little making the arm/shoulder more loose.
     
  6. Algernon

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    Attached a pic.

    Sorta on his shoulder,where his arm connects to his body.

    It's just slightly more wiggly than his right one.

    It's a pretty minor thing and I guess I'll just leave it alone.

    But thanks for the tips.
     

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    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Ohhh.. Its the bracket the arm connects to that swings up n down during the transform... I got nothin for that one. I wonder if that's a wide spread occurrence, or if its just a few that have this problem.. I'll have to check my JP grimmy when I get home.
     
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    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Well, mine's the TRU. I just used the Takara pic for convenience.
     
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    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I was looking at the pic on my phone and just thought it was the TRU version :D  Maybe I psychic... or s it psycho?? Iunno, maybe both :lol  as for mine, no problems that I see.
     

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