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BONZO
09-11-2003, 22:40
As mentioned in this post https://www.onesixthwarriors.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16662
Here's how I've switched the heights out or repaired dragon figures.


First off you will need a good sharp knife. Preferably an exacto, but something else with a small thin blade would work.

As you can see by the pics I had to resort to the latter tonight. I couldn't find my exacto.

Also I don't recommend trying to do this on the newer dull bodied dragons. I have not had luck with them. The glue on these does not seem to want to give up and allow the leg seam to split apart.
The earlier shiny bodies work very well. Their glue gives up very easily and the calves split open pretty well. Some I have had to soak in hot water and others like the donor leg I did tonight do not. This one didn't take any extra preparations or effort beyond just putting the knife to it.

Before you begin, know that this is not something for any kids to try or for someone that is not comfortable working with sharp objects. There is a risk of cutting yourself (As I did when I was splitting open a calf on a cygirl)
Begin by making your incision on the seam at the top of the calf on the back behind the knee.
Some figures like cygirls may require cutting down the front seam as well.

BONZO
09-11-2003, 22:43
Give a little more pressure

BONZO
09-11-2003, 22:46
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BONZO
09-11-2003, 22:49
As you can see it gives way pretty well.

BONZO
09-11-2003, 22:53
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BONZO
09-11-2003, 23:13
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BONZO
09-11-2003, 23:22
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BONZO
09-11-2003, 23:29
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BONZO
09-11-2003, 23:31
Now the fun part.
Last, all you need is some good superglue. Insert the foot into the donor and glue the seams back up and wipe off the excess.

Legendhasit
09-11-2003, 23:53
:rolling love the "graphic" details man. Thanks for the tip :thumb

Striker76
09-12-2003, 00:03
:jawdrop MOMMY MOMMY!!! What are they doing to him?!??!?!!? I love thr graphics. Knowing me if I try to do that, the whole fig'll be broke.

Liquid Fox
09-12-2003, 00:22
Your the man!!!

Just Clay
09-12-2003, 00:38
Way to go Bonzoman! Damn nice work.

crisibabe
09-12-2003, 00:58
damned, bring me some a-positiv..... oh s...t his loosing too much blood... we are loosing him.... beeeeeeeeep. ok maybe next time.

really excellent how to, thank you.

crisibabe. :smoking

ghpham
09-12-2003, 16:27
thanks for that tutorial Jeff :thumb

One Bravo Four
09-12-2003, 19:29
They're bloody cannibals!

Dubar1
09-13-2003, 06:15
Cool :thumb

Are those the instructions underneath the leg (just like in a real hospital, printed on the operating table cover sheet :rolling )???

figure
09-13-2003, 06:41
:rolling creative presentation and helpful information too. Funny story:lol

Nighthawk264
09-13-2003, 06:50
So, do you keep other amputees around as donors for patiants requiring donor parts (SMILE)? Nice tutoral!!

BONZO
09-13-2003, 12:44
Thanks guys, your welcome.
Actually Nighthawk I do. The HK cop I had originally salvaged his neo feet after he had broken both of his hands. I'm waiting right now for another figure to break somewhere so I can salvage the arms off it to replace the cops crappy bendy arms