|02-08-2012, 09:01 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Santa Clarita CA.
Most the problems I've come across [with G1 figures] are as simple as buying a junker to replace a broken part, or disassembling, repainting then applying new stickers. But one common problem live seen that is a really cheap and easy fix is the legs on G1 Tracks. Many examples won't retract or contract completely due to a bent piece of metal in the slide mechanism. It is an easy fix, but sometimes requires stickers to be removed to access the two screws holding the lower legs together. Once everything is disassembled, the metal stay needs to be removed and reshaped.
I don't have pics of a bent example, but this piece of metal is the culprit. Most the time, this piece will actually bent in half. If it cant be straightened, It can probably be removed and still function. I opened up a second tracks I own, and those pieces aren't even there.
Last edited by Superquad7; 11-06-2012 at 04:58 AM..
|Latest News & Rumors Posts|
|MP Rodimus Version 2.0 - Prototype images|
|UW-07 Unite Warriors Bruticus Color Images|
|Masterpiece Ironhide New Images|
|Combaticons and Armored RID found in Poland|
|New comic Starscream|
|Latest Toy Discussion Posts|
|The UK Toy Discussion|
|Find That Transformer Figure! *Rules in First Post*|
|The Masterpiece Appreciation thread|
|Combiner Wars Appreciation Thread|
|Collecting advice for newbies?|
|Latest 3rd Party Posts|
|X-Transbots Boost and Hatch (not MP Windcharger and Tailgate)|
|Toyworld Constructor (Devastator/Construc...|
|Generation Toys-GT-01 Gravity Builder (Devastator)|
|Maketoys Mech Manga Series Rear-End (Tailgate)|
|KO MP-10 Optimus now in white, green, purple, gold!!!|
|Latest Radicons Posts|
|Gen 1 Prime Helmet Versions|
|CW Brawl to Quake project|
|MP Gun Robo MC12 Walther P-38 (WIP)|
|fantoys mp dinobots to cartoon color|
|Simple Blastoff faceplate|