Phil_Abramowitz (Phil_Abramowitz@email.msn.com)
Fri, 16 Jul 1999 21:26:23 -0700


On loose joints I will cover the round peg (not the polycap) with a thick
coat of superglue and let it dry overnight. I will then sand this down as
needed.

Phil

----- Original Message -----
From: Garrick Lee <dum_dee_doo@hotmail.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 1999 4:36 AM
Subject: [gundam] model kit question...

> out of frustration...i have to ask -- what do you guys do to remedy loose
> joints in model kits? i have heard about people shaving the ball
> joints...but tight joint aren't my problem (i actually like it if the
joints
> fit really tightly. that way, they can hold any pose for indefinite
periods
> of times. i hate being on the verge of sleep at night, only to be
disturbed
> by a model kit falling over...).
> would roughing up the plastic or polycaps work? (i mean...improvise and
cut
> some small grooves into the contact areas...to get more friction or
> something...or use pliers and sort of squeeze the circular peg-holes
> tighter?)
>
> i find that 1/144 models have tighter fits. is it just me?
>
> -ddd
>
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