Swapping necks on Classified figures

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Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sat Dec 03, 2022 3:12 pm

I want to eventually put Dusty's neck on Snake-Eyes's body (new Timber/SE version). Can this be done by boiling and popping or will I have to crack the torso to remove the neck?
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sat Dec 03, 2022 6:31 pm

maczero wrote:
Sat Dec 03, 2022 3:12 pm
I want to eventually put Dusty's neck on Snake-Eyes's body (new Timber/SE version). Can this be done by boiling and popping or will I have to crack the torso to remove the neck?
The necks are a separate piece from the torso and the head. Yes, you can boil and pop or really just run it under some very hot tap water for about 30 to 45 seconds. Not hard a t all.
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sat Dec 03, 2022 8:23 pm

tldenson wrote:
Sat Dec 03, 2022 6:31 pm
maczero wrote:
Sat Dec 03, 2022 3:12 pm
I want to eventually put Dusty's neck on Snake-Eyes's body (new Timber/SE version). Can this be done by boiling and popping or will I have to crack the torso to remove the neck?
The necks are a separate piece from the torso and the head. Yes, you can boil and pop or really just run it under some very hot tap water for about 30 to 45 seconds. Not hard a t all.
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sat Dec 03, 2022 10:39 pm

Popped Commando Snake Eyes' neck out:

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Popped Dr. Mindbender's neck in:

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Easy peasy.
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sun Dec 04, 2022 2:33 am

I wouldn't mind if Hasbro sold accessory packs that included alternate neck dumbbells to adapt to their figures with nonstandard peg hole sizes.
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sun Dec 04, 2022 5:06 am

TENIME_art wrote:
Sat Dec 03, 2022 10:39 pm
Popped Commando Snake Eyes' neck out:

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Popped Dr. Mindbender's neck in:

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Easy peasy.
How did you remove Snake Eyes arms?
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Sun Dec 04, 2022 5:02 pm

Same. Boiling water. The new butterfly joints make it just as easy as the separate necks. (The ML arm pegs needed to be shaved down to fit in the GIJ holes, though, if you want to attempt the same thing.)
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Wed Dec 14, 2022 8:11 pm

TENIME_art wrote:
Sat Dec 03, 2022 10:39 pm
Popped Commando Snake Eyes' neck out:

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Popped Dr. Mindbender's neck in:

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Easy peasy.
that is brilliant
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Wed Dec 14, 2022 8:27 pm

Thanks. I don't think I can take full credit, as I did the same with my 25th Mindbender, and can't remember if someone on another board recommended it or if it was my idea all along, so I feel like it's best just to not take credit for it just in case, lol.

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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Wed Dec 14, 2022 8:53 pm

Thanks for that... now i need to find another Mindbender so i can do that version. i have the Reed coat and arms just laying here in front of me, taunting me.
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Re: Swapping necks on Classified figures

Wed Dec 14, 2022 10:22 pm

Lol sorry! Hopefully they wide-release him for those who couldn't get one this way (or had theirs lost in the mail).

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