Well now, taking out the combiner peg's internal spring has let me do a temp repair screwing-back-on-of so VOLCANICUS REX!!! is back together again with a CW Devy-style floppy left arm but, hey, small victories, eh? Now the question is where am I gonna get some more 7mm peg weapons for the poor under-equipped bugger?* And can I possibly find a screw of the right width but longer to swap out and milliput a longer-term solution. BTW any potential punters FYI in my investigative process I believe a contributing culprit to the *SNAP!* may have been an excess of material on the lip of Fauxlock's shoulder/arm combiner port locking tabs and I have now shaved both down because before it was a real struggle to get 'em out. They still lock now but removal is easier, even if it does require a manual assist on the tab retraction. * = as we slide into being a Banana Republic, I'm concentrating on what I can actually sort out myself.