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Offline Diddly

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Fixing Bent Items
« on: November 8, 2005, 05:45 PM »
So my Kamino Escape Jango had some pressure put on him, and now his jetpack missile (the short one that doesn't launch) got a little bent. I'd really like to fix this, but I want to know if there's an easy way to do it besides putting pressure on the opposite side.

Has anybody successfully straightened out any bent accessories like this?

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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #1 on: November 8, 2005, 06:10 PM »
Hi Mate

you can try 2 options they are

1- use a hair drier to soften the plastic and then bend it back in place.
2- use hot water to bend it in place.

Ron

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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #2 on: November 8, 2005, 07:27 PM »
hmmm.humble got here first. Yeah just like a boil and pop.If you wnat it to work after you boiled it and fixed it but it in the ol' freezer (ice box) for a minute or two.

note:  be careful with a dryer I almost melted one of my clones hands off.
« Last Edit: November 8, 2005, 07:27 PM by NoMercyJoe »
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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #3 on: November 9, 2005, 01:58 PM »
I have ten (yes, TEN) IG droids with bad legs... I'm going to try this and see if I can get 'em straightened out.

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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #4 on: November 9, 2005, 02:13 PM »
Viagra.

The little blue pill.

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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #5 on: November 9, 2005, 04:58 PM »
well...that was random.
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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #6 on: November 9, 2005, 08:06 PM »
not really if u think bout it JOe lol
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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #7 on: November 9, 2005, 08:06 PM »
true true.............
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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2005, 09:39 AM »
Boiling them will soften the plastic, but they will eventually return to their position when cooling.
What i do is run some cold water in the sink so that as soon as i pull them from the hot water,
I position the part( in this case the back pak or the ig-legs)
and hold them in the new position and hold it under the running cold water.

THis makes the plastic cool faster and less likely to return back to old posision.




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Re: Fixing Bent Items
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2005, 10:04 AM »
I just realized something......if you ever use that makins clay (the cure in 24 hours of air type) in stead of waiting 24 hours pop it in the freezer for an hour.
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