Hi need help fixing a broken arm...please
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Hi need help fixing a broken arm...please

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Hi,

I just got a new Neca Figure - C.Viper and it came with a broken arm.
I can't manage to remove the pin in the shoulder joint.

The broken piece is behind the joint.

If I remove it I can glue the broken part and put the arm back.

I can't post link or images so there isn't much I can explain.

Please if anyone have a tip it will be really helpful!

Thanks

Sorry if my English is bad...

Posted by bola08
on Monday, May 23, 2011
User Comments
Automatauntaun -
Sunday, May 29, 2011
you still here bud?
Automatauntaun -
Thursday, May 26, 2011
a rod from the arm? you mean the PEG that sticks out of the shoulder ball joint? or is their a peg going THOUGHT the center of the shoulder ball joint?
soon enough, I forget what number of posts you have to hit but you'll get their soon enough!
bola08 -
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Is a little like that but the problem is not in the torso.
Is in the arm.

The torso has a broken piece but is easy to fix.
I just have to remove a rod in the arm.
But I can't is too damn hard.

If I could just post one picture this will be much easy. ....

Thanks for trying to help.
Automatauntaun -
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
is the damage anything like this? with the peg stuck in the socket joint? I think thats what you were saying? holla' back.


http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9 ... OF06XKTL4w
Automatauntaun -
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
stick around...after you post enough and they know your not a flamer a troll or a bot you will be permited. I'll look it up in the next few houres. I'm painting a cable arm so I will have some time in between coats. and thanks for the series id!
bola08 -
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Hey countpichula,

No the torso is fine. The figure is a Crimson Viper from NECA Street Figter 4

I just that the part that connects the shoulder in the torso is broken is like these: Head
o-- Torso --o <- these one broke and is like these now --c the rod goes inside the "o"
and the piece missing is inside the shoulder behind the rod....

I don't know if it really explain the problem
I would be easy post the images or links but the admin won't let me ....

Thanks for the help bye the way
Automatauntaun -
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Now did you crack the torso? It could be gears ,then no amount of heating and popping will work. I highly recommend a dremmel, or small bit drill. Then a nail hole puncher. Or small pick. Drill below the arms and I also always drill on top of the shoulders or on the neck ( but in a downward direction) makes stress more evenly distributed.
I'll look around, I've never worked with a viper gig. What line? As I k kw their were one ortwo different lines? I'll see if I can find an image of the insides. I'm working on making a list with pics of the insides of figs so one can quick reference for often used figs.
bola08 -
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Thanks for the quick answer!

Great forum

Before I made the topic I checked all the tutorials but none help me dissemble
this figure.

The rods are really hard to remove. Right now thats is my only problem.

The rod in the shoulder. I can't post images unfortunately so I will try to heat the shoulder in hot water
and try to remove it again.

Thanks again.
Automatauntaun -
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
It's ok. I post on Japanese sites and I suck worse then you.
I'm not gonna talk it out cause I'm to wordy and afraid I will lose you.
Go here:
http://www.figurerealm.com/viewcustomtu ... view&id=34

And here:
http://www.figurerealm.com/viewcustomtu ... view&id=45

Hope they help! If you post pics I can try and help more spasificly since I deal wiht this a lot

Also, your English isn't that bad :]
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