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Elbow and knee pins

Postby dcrob70 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 6:00 pm

I have tried and tried to replace the pins back in elbow and knee joints after I take them apart but can't for the life of me ever do it. I've tried softening them in hot water, opening the hole more and still no luck. Can someone please give me a tip or two. Thanks.
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Patraw » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:50 am

A little bit of grease/lubricant perhaps?
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Darththomas » Wed Mar 05, 2014 2:05 am

You're probably just not heating enough, they should go in pretty easy with enough heat. If you're getting it halfway then getting stuck just apply more heat once you've got it halfway and try again.
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Patraw » Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:14 am

Did you paint the pegs and/or pegholes? It may not seem like it, but paint does add thickness to an object, so, that may be why you're having trouble getting them to fit too.
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Nits@RedHand » Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:35 am

It might sound a little gross but if I have a stubborn peg I just heat up the soft plastic with a hair dryer real good then suck on the peg for a sec and get a little slobber on it and it usually slides right it. You gotta lick it before you stick it :D
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Truwe316 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:53 am

A water based lubricant like KY helps as well and dries clear and smell free (unless you buy the scented kind)
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby ole jade jaw » Mon Apr 07, 2014 6:08 pm

Truwe316 wrote:A water based lubricant like KY helps as well and dries clear and smell free (unless you buy the scented kind)

#-o ...... Not even gonna ask.....
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Pock63 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:03 pm

ole jade jaw wrote:
Truwe316 wrote:A water based lubricant like KY helps as well and dries clear and smell free (unless you buy the scented kind)

#-o ...... Not even gonna ask.....


I just use spit ;)
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Re: Elbow and knee pins

Postby Truwe316 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:36 am

ole jade jaw wrote:
Truwe316 wrote:A water based lubricant like KY helps as well and dries clear and smell free (unless you buy the scented kind)

#-o ...... Not even gonna ask.....

God, I hate you...
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