Heavy/Scratch: I think this deserves its own Thread. How to give your Siege figures articulated hands

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  1. DashCourageous

    DashCourageous Greetings Programs!

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    You will need Sideswipes articulated KFC hands and the shapeway 5mm pegs.
    Gorilla glue was my choice.

    You will need to shape the pegs to fit, shaving down so it slides in. How loose is up to you.

    Magic question, does it interfere with transformation?

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    No, it does not. :cool: 
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    Why isnt this getting any attention?
     
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  3. DashCourageous

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    Eh. Depends on the need of those that want to give it a shot. The hands do give you more weapons option beyond the peg guns/swords.
     
  4. plowking

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    Nicely done.

    I take it these are the MP scale hands?
     
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    I used these exact hands (well, one) for my Siege Shockwave.
    While it's nice to have that added articulation, there are a few issues with them.

    For one, the palm is way too long for regular figures. It's kind of easy to cut out a small section to shorten the length, but not as easy to line up properly and make solid again.

    The fingers will loosen over time. These hands are decent, but yeah, the joints are pretty weak and rely on the MP gun handles to peg in rather than the fingers holding the weapons. They make holding 5mm weapon pegs almost impossible without just laying them in the hands and using friction to do the work. Yeah, they may hold small weapons for a while, but long term, they aren't solid.
     
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  6. C16

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    Probably because the hands are massive.
     
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    Well, of course they're massive, for landing epic blows!
     
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