Universe Sideswipe door problem

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  1. Mirage_26

    Mirage_26 Well-Known Member

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    I just picked up Universe Sideswipe (a bit late on that I know) and everything about him looks great, but several joints/hinges on him are fairly loose. Most of these problems are easily fixed or don't bother me except for one. In robot mode, the door on his left arm just flops around. There's a screw there holding the door on, but as far as I can see it isn't accessible. There must be a way and I'm just missing it right? Anyone help me out here?
     
  2. Mad_Jester

    Mad_Jester Wreckers

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    Mine has the same problem with the arm/door. It doesn't bother me so much. I couldn't figure out how to tighten it. But I didn't take anything apart either.
     
  3. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    mine has kinda the same issue where the door doesnt stay on its because when it was manufactured the part that holds the door on and lets it swivel probably has a broken clip
     
  4. Peanut04

    Peanut04 Under Construction

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    I had bought 2 of them. The first one was nice and tight. The second one had the same thing. I took it back and never bothered replacing it. If I remember correctly it was his left arm that had the super loose door panel.
     
  5. BigPhill

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    The door can pop off, you then give the screw a little twist to tighten it, and the door won't swing freely any more.
     
  6. Peanut04

    Peanut04 Under Construction

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    It didn't work for mine. It was the swivle that goes around the arm. I tightened everything I could to no avail.
     
  7. all are dead

    all are dead Being a nerd is my game.

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    ugh so im not the only one...
     
  8. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

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    I don't have problems with the doors but the waist swivel seems loose.
     
  9. ricky503

    ricky503 Well-Known Member

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    Mine has the same problem too, in addition to his right arm sliding....POS
     
  10. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Drip some superglue or nail varnish into the joint and keep moving it until whatever you use dries.
     
  11. Mirage_26

    Mirage_26 Well-Known Member

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    Not quite the answer I was looking for, but yeah that will work.
     
  12. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Well, I wasn't responding to your problem (as shown by me quoting the post I was responding to). Have you considered popping the door off and tightening the screw?
     
  13. AlphaPrime

    AlphaPrime Neo Autobot Commander

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    Mine actually seems fine, my Sunstreaker has looser doors heh.
     
  14. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Mine seems fine but the second one I got has 2 left ankles. I never had this happen before the Big daddy I got had 2 left legs argh
     

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