Nick-Hardygun (gundamground@gundammail.com)
Thu, 22 Mar 2001 08:37:42 -0800 (PST)


Yep, a ball joint usually consists of a polycap socket and a plastic insterter... Whatever it is. It provides a full range of motion unequaled with a hinge joint such as on the knees or elbows.

--- Doom4duke@aol.com
> wrote:
>
>In a message dated 3/21/01 5:47:45 PM, blazeeagle@charter.net writes:
>
><<Ball joints are like how most Gundam kits hips attach to the body, a ball on
>the body and a socket in the hip. That's why they are called ball joints,
>because these joints actually have a ball. Other types of joints can
>reproduce the range of ball joints, it would just take more joints to do so.
>So, a ball joint is used most often because I would guess, is less complex
>then a series of joints. Did this help?
>
>Aaron aka BlazeEagle
>"Believing a sign of Zeta"
>>>
>
>It helped a little. U confused me a little though.
>
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