|05-01-2008, 02:27 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The I.L.
I'm looking to swap two cobra trooper hands onto Crankcase, but I keep breaking the stem coming out of the hands (into the forearm). Any suggestions? I'm using the "boil and pull" method, but it seems like the water's making the hand stem soft, too...
Also, anybody swapped Crankcase's hands with anybody other than the twins?
|05-01-2008, 02:37 PM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: it's a very small world
never tried the boil method. try TURNING WHILE PULLING. for the tighter ones use a little spit then turn while pulling. and don't just yank the thing out, slow steady pressure. hope that helps.
|05-01-2008, 02:55 PM||#3|
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Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Richmond, VA
I dont boil but I do run it under hot water in the sink. havent broke any.
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|05-01-2008, 03:03 PM||#4|
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Nashville, TN
The slow turn and pull works best. Dont boil, as it weakens the stem also.
|05-01-2008, 03:11 PM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: BC, Canada
I thought you had to split the forearm in half to be able to remove the hands (not that I've tried it all, just going by that dissassembly pic that was posted a long time ago)
|05-01-2008, 03:52 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Yep or hot water from the sink in a small container and let the arms soak for a few seconds works too.
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|05-01-2008, 10:20 PM||#7|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The I.L.
Thanks for the great tips; I'll show some pics if I get the swap done soon...
Anybody swapped Crankcase's hands or have a suggestion? I've seen the twins, but it looks like you have to use one from each, and I'd rather raid just one fig...
|05-01-2008, 11:45 PM||#8|
Join Date: Feb 2008
I like to fill a cup with hot water then microwave it for a minute then give a quick soak to the parts I need to swap.It works wonders for me.
|05-02-2008, 02:43 AM||#9|
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: West Jordan UT
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