ball joint

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by grunge, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. grunge

    grunge The TANK

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    is there any way to tighten a ball joint thats loose? i really played with my g2 cyberjets and they are very loose in the legs and arms ... save for the canon arm, which is still remarkably tight on all of them. interesting yes?

    but yeah how do i tighten a loose ball joint?
     
  2. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    Search function.... there are plenty of posts outlining it.
     
  3. Night Flame

    Night Flame TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nail Polish, super glue, any clear coating material. If the ball joints will separate, pop them apart, coat the ball, let it dry, pop them back together. May take more than one application if it's REALLY loose.
     
  4. Auto Morph

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    A bit of tissue paper in the ball joint will do the job very nicely, and it doesn't involve any chemicals or other kinds of permanent alteration to the material.
    Sounds a bit cheap and nasty but give it a try, it really does work brilliantly.
     
  5. ComicGuy89

    ComicGuy89 Well-Known Member

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    Future Floor is my friend for these situations. I love Future so much that I cannot remember a single Transformers figure I've gotten in the past year or two that did not get at least a touch of Future in their joints.
     
  6. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    brilliant idea!
     
  7. grunge

    grunge The TANK

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    future floor wax right?
     
  8. thebruteslayer

    thebruteslayer Banned

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    I just use Duct Tape (The Wreckers way!), It really helps with my Leader prime and ROTF Soundwave.
     
  9. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Apply clear nail polish or superglue to the socket, then wait for it to dry and re-assemble.
     
  10. Bountyan

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    Does future floor polish work with Warbot Defender's knees?

    I doubt it, but thought I'd ask anyway.