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Customs: The Answer To My Ball Joint Dreams !! (Yeah, sad I know....)

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by Sharkysharky, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Sharkysharky

    Sharkysharky Well-Known Member

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    Just been googling ball joints and come accross this brilliant site that sells pack of ball joints

    joints Hobby Tool Store

    Only problem being, I don't understand it ! Anyone know what the hell's a
    T Joint, Double Joint, Rolling Joint, etc are ? If you can understand what they are I suppose it's halfway towards using them in a bash, I can't stand the thought of unsing magnets as joints, I like joints to have some kind of mechanical connection.
     
  2. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    No idea wat they r but it seems to me there's lots of potential here
     
  3. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Thanks for the bookmark. No more tearing up my Gundam, lego & Stikfa stuff
     
  4. RodimusDawg

    RodimusDawg Well-Known Member

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    YES!! Option parts are a kitbashers dream. Overseas Gundam and other Mecha models have loads of aftermarket parts and kits. They range from details like boosters and vents to full armor upgrades.

    I definitley recommend fellow kitbashers who haven't already to browse a few Gundam or Plamo boards and websites. They can definitley sparks ideas and most give info on where the bought the items used to do their customs. Give you guys a few links.

    PLAMO: Re-WiredWolf - Plastic Modelling, Share & Learn

    FichtenFoo
     
  5. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Your laser fire is merely making me STRONGER!

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    HLJ offers tons of these things, but the best things for me so far are the Armored Core Weapon kits. I love the 008 set's chain guns so much, I designed and entire custom around simply using them!
     
  6. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    I love HLJ's products, but between backorders and the horrible shipping service I've experienced in the past this looks to be a good new source to try out! Great find and thanks for sharing!!
     
  7. Shockwave_Ops

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    The only problem I have is knowing which ones will fit the transformers. I have know idea about the sizes.