How do you fix an action figure joint?
Especially loose joints may take two or three coats of nail polish before being sufficiently tight. Place your action figure in the freezer for about 30 minutes in order to reset any stressed plastic. The cold air will tighten the plastic that was softened by pulling the joints apart.
Is it bad to buy bootleg figures?
No. Bootlegs harm the actual figure manufacturers and buying one supports a terrible industry.
What is a loose action figure?
“Loose” refers to figures that have been taken out of their packages, in order to display them in poses and holding their accessories (weapons, gear, etc.).
Can broken joints be fixed?
Broken joint removed! In a case like this where it’s the neck joint that’s broken, you can simply replace the joint with one from another expression. Most characters all use the same colored joints, so you can even use one from another character quite easily.
What’s the best way to fix a broken action figure?
Two methods of fixing broken action figures. With these two methods you can fix most breaks on most toys! Great for Nendoroid, Figma, Azone, Medicom and most other PVC figures. Figure Fixer: Generic Action Figure Repairs – Two Methods to Fix Most Breaks!
Do you need figmas to be a figure fixer?
YES, THAT MEANS FIGMAS! The equipment required is not necessarily the kind of stuff that everybody has lying in their desk drawers, but if you’re a figure collector, these tools are an invaluable resource and well worth the small amount of money you will pay for them.
How big of a hole do you need for an action figure?
To start, drill a small hole into the fractured surface on each of the ankle and the foot. The holes should be roughly 3-4 millimetres deep (for my empirical friends, that’s about 1/8″) and the drill bit you use should be the same width as your wire, or as close as possible.