Boil and pop.

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Boil and pop.

Postby Double-Tap » 09 Jan 2017 06:47

If I boil and pop a vintage star wars head can I pop it back on another suitable figure or do I need to split the torso.

Also does boil and pop work w arms and legs?
Both ways??
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Re: Boil and pop.

Postby action-figure-supplies » 09 Jan 2017 19:17

Definitely works with arms and legs. Not sure about heads.
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Re: Boil and pop.

Postby The Kraken Wakes » 09 Jan 2017 20:41

In as well as out?
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Re: Boil and pop.

Postby Hopper » 09 Jan 2017 21:37

Only if you shake it all about first...



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Re: Boil and pop.

Postby Goldbug » 21 Dec 2017 06:12

nope does not work going IN!!!
since Marauder & many others now have custom heads I no longer need to use the vintage :af: AF ones that I took out
for the life of me I cannot get these heads back into their bodies!!!

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Re: Boil and pop.

Postby The Kraken Wakes » 21 Dec 2017 09:00

Id imagine to have any success the neck frill that holds the body in would need to be trimmed a little all the way round, or maybe trimmed and a few tabs left, like push fit pieces. Never tried it but I have a few plans I hope will work.
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Re: Boil and pop.

Postby SteveD » 29 Dec 2017 11:17

I’ve managed to put them back on. Just reheat to make pliable then force it into hole with a little electricians screwdriver. It can make the head a little loose, but they do go back on with some persuasion.
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