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How to retach minifig arms

Postby ahp77 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:13 am

Is there a technique for this? I just accidentally broke off the minifig arm 2 hours ago. Each time I attempt to retach it my thumbs start hurting and I have to stop.
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Postby Orange yoshi » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:15 am

lol, i had the same problem, is what you do it you get it lined up, then you find a lat hard surfece.. push down...
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Postby ahp77 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:19 am

thx. ACK! I'm already past 200 posts!

EDIT!: so how do I get the hole to face directly up?
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Postby Orange yoshi » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:22 am

did it work?
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Postby ahp77 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:31 am

K now it worked ty OY. Here is a sig 4 U
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Postby IVhorseman » Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:38 pm

if anything needs a technique, it's definitely "removing minifig legs". i swear, i almost rip my fingers apart trying to change leg/waist combinations.
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Postby ahp77 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:44 pm

I removed the arm by accident.

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Postby Almighty Benny » Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:40 pm

all of these problems can be solved by using your teeth or the severed teeth of your enemies.
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Postby Dr. X » Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:27 pm

Actually, I've never had a problem removing minifig arms or legs. I've been rippin 'em off for so many years I just kind of do it now. For arms, I go in at a slight angle, then straight and push. It helps to attach the hand first. For legs, move both legs as far apart away from each other as possible, the grab and pull while twisting. It helps to attach a torso/shirt first also.

And teeth are VERY useful, I don't know where I'd be today without my teeth. Jaw muscles are powerful, and if you grab a stud or something and clench down with your teeth and pull with your hands and head, it's very easy to pull anything apart. I've never had to buy a brick remover, and even if you guys don't use your teeth, don't buy one. A butter knife works just as well.

Also, teeth aren't severed from their enemies. They're pulled, ripped, or yanked.
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Postby ahp77 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:10 pm

unless you have a laser cannon
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Postby Orange yoshi » Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:59 pm

cool, i ani't the only one in the world wwho uses teeth on legos
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Postby Tzan » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:12 pm

Some beer bottles are not twist off, you need an opener. So of course this guy I know tries to use his teeth because we've seen it on tv.

So yeah, he chipped a tooth. :)
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Postby Blitzen » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:50 pm

I would rather use a brick remover than my teeth, because I would hate to dent my bricks. I also have 4.
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Postby Orange yoshi » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:46 pm

lol, i just put the bottle cap in a fold of my shirt, and turn (what? is this turning into goofy techniecs topic)
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Postby IVhorseman » Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:29 pm

Orange yoshi wrote:lol, i just put the bottle cap in a fold of my shirt, and turn (what? is this turning into goofy techniecs topic)


what part of "doesn't twist off" did you miss?

anyways, everyone uses teeth, but you never, NEVER do it in front of someone. EVER.
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