Tightening Titanmaster Sockets (Help!)

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  1. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    I'm not the greatest customizer, but I have a passing skill. I've never knocked out a pin (I don't have the tools), but I'm not afraid to take a figure apart completely via screws and tabs. Example: I had no problem installing the Nonneff ratchets on CW Silverbolt. I'm quite proficient at using floor polish to tighten joints.

    Many of my Titans Return figures, specifically Sourge, Highbrow, and Hardhead to a lesser extent have bobble heads. The Titanmaster balljoint is fine, it's just the socket that's loose. Is there a way to fix this?

    Please forgive me if this has been covered before. If it has, please close this thread and refer me to where I need to go? Thanks guys!
     
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    Try putting a drop of polish into the socket?
     
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    A drop of polish may work, as would manually moving the tabs in, but unfortunately there is no fool proof way to tighten it. They are essentially plastic tabs that hold the head in, and if you use different heads, the small size difference may make it loose again.

    One thing I do is to rotate the titanmaster tiny head 180 for a tighter fit. This may cause excess wear down the line, but for Scourge, it is the only way he doesn't bobble.
     
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    Thanks for the input, guys. I'll try floor polishing them. Scourge is in an acceptable range, but because of how high Highbrow's sockets stick out of his torso, I was concerned that floor polish wouldn't be enough. I tried rotating the head on Highbrow's headmaster, but while it wasn't as bobbly, it does click in AT ALL.
     

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