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    Model joints loosen up if you keep moving them?

    I'm not technically sure about this but do all models loosen up if you keep moving/posing them around?

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    Re: Model joints loosen up if you keep moving them?

    They do sometimes and they will later on just after the normal passing of time. But there are plenty of methods to use to keep it where you can still pose them vs locking them in place permanently.
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    Re: Model joints loosen up if you keep moving them?

    Thanks for the response!

    what method are mostly used to be able to pose them further?

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    Re: Model joints loosen up if you keep moving them?

    It honestly depends. I've read people using glue to put a layer on the peg, let it dry then sand it till they fit together snugly. Others have used clear coat paints, nail polish, small dabs of blue tack. So basically you can look into those and see what you'd like to try, but like always, test it on something before applying it to the kit you are wanting to fix.
    "Pssssssst...Hey you...yeah you...No, THE OTHER you, yeah, YOU, see that person sitting next to you...yeah, that one right there, light them on fire."

    "Cover me, I'm going stupid."

    "I've seen Hockey games where boxing breaks out, I want to go to a boxing match and watch Hockey break out."

    "My Gunpla work style is best described as the Hold my Beer and Watch This method."

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    Re: Model joints loosen up if you keep moving them?

    Thank you very much for the response Darzer! i'll be more careful with my kits! I also have my tallgeese III with loose shoulder joints so I might try it on that.

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    Re: Model joints loosen up if you keep moving them?

    For me, a layer of topcoat is good enough


 

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