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Old 07-07-2004, 05:23 PM   #1
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How do you keep your figs standing?

How do some of you guys keep your action figures standing? Some of the figs I got just have horrible balance, and I'm trying to find something sticky to use. I'm testing to see how stickytack works (the stuff that's sticky and doesn't hurt paint, ect).

Is there something that would help me keep them standing? I'm not likely to be buying special stands and whatnot to put the figs in.
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Old 07-09-2004, 09:30 AM   #2
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i use action figure stands.


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Old 07-09-2004, 04:39 PM   #3
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Yeah, but I'm not gonna waste my money buying them.
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Old 07-09-2004, 10:59 PM   #4
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Depends on who it is. Battle Droids are impossible to get standing even with stands so don't fret if that's what it is. Just fool around with it for a while; I'm sure you'll get it. Most of mine don't have stands and have been standing for years now.

If you can't get that down, how about some clay? It doesn't ruin the figure or the surface they're on. Just a small amount for each foot and they should stand. I have done that with a Super Battle Droid, a few basic Battle Droids, and my Acklay.



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Old 07-14-2004, 09:01 PM   #5
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untrue about droids katarn. My droids all stand fine on stands(omit boomer damage)

but yes clay...not playdo! it stains.


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Old 07-15-2004, 11:21 AM   #6
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I gave up on Boomer Damage a while back. He's on the ground with Tarpals zapping him with his tazer stick.

The Battle Droids' legs bend and when they split apart, they're double hard to get standing in a decent pose and keep them there. Their legs are so weak, they bend and they just tip over eventually. I'll probably put them in some boiling hot water and rebend them all back into shape.



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Old 07-15-2004, 10:04 PM   #7
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well, mine all stoof fine.......i dunno...what kinda stands u use?


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Old 07-16-2004, 12:22 PM   #8
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The round, shiny black ones from Brian.

It doesn't matter if they're on a stand, their legs just start to bend and then they just lean over.

The TPM and PotJ Security ones don't do it, just the AotC and PotJ Boomer Damage ones do. They cheapened up the plastic and they just bend over time.



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Old 07-16-2004, 09:13 PM   #9
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my stands have 2 pegs ( i have 50 brian black ones) i mainly use the ones form the fanclub. they seem to keep my droids fine.


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Old 07-16-2004, 10:02 PM   #10
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Mine only have one peg. That must be the problem



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Old 07-17-2004, 12:35 AM   #11
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did any of those black stand pegs break of in your figures feet??
they did to me...


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Old 07-17-2004, 08:19 PM   #12
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did any of those black stand pegs break of in your figures feet??
they did to me...
No. That'd suck. Can you pry it out with something?



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Old 07-19-2004, 06:02 PM   #13
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i got some out with a dentist pick i use for customs...but my kez iban from droids still has one in his foot.


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Old 07-19-2004, 07:37 PM   #14
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That vintage or Star Tours you're referring to?

Dentist pick is the best you can really go so if you can't get it out with that, I guess it's in there for good.



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Old 07-19-2004, 08:18 PM   #15
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there is no keziban in star tours...yes vintage.

yeah, i cant quite get his out without damaging him.


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Old 07-19-2004, 09:37 PM   #16
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Hrm, hot water would do the trick in getting it out without wrecking him but I don't know if a vintage guy can withstand the heat without damage. I wouldn't try it.



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Old 07-20-2004, 12:08 AM   #17
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I just kinda lean them against something since all my places where I put them have a back of some kind.


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Old 07-20-2004, 10:25 PM   #18
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his plastic is harder, dont wanna risk it...ill have to leave it in...


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Old 07-24-2004, 03:44 PM   #19
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i use the clear stands w/2 pegs. they work fine except for the battle droids (boomer damage). but my AOTC droids stand find, no bending.


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Old 07-24-2004, 07:34 PM   #20
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yup, same with me darkjedi, t peg stands, plus others, but all my droids minus boomer damage are fine.


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Old 07-24-2004, 08:01 PM   #21
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Where did you guys get those? I got mine from Brian and they're glossy black with only one peg. I need two I guess for my AotC droids.



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Old 07-24-2004, 11:22 PM   #22
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i got a few clear ones from brians (one peg) , some black one peg, but i got the two pegs at the star wars fan club store, its a little more expensive, but its like 20 in a bag, forgot the price, but its worth it.


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Old 07-25-2004, 05:22 PM   #23
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The thing with 2 pegs is that not all of the figures have the same stance. How can all figures fit on the two pegs? Do the red battle droids from the Clone Wars 3 packs fit? How about the Saga AotC White/ Red one? Those are my main problems....



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Old 07-25-2004, 09:50 PM   #24
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they all fit for me, most figures legs fit good....umm some of mine use one peg on thje tow peggers, but battle droids can use both if put correctly....btw no their legs arnt stretched apart to fit.


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Old 07-27-2004, 01:44 PM   #25
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same here, most of them fit fine with minimal adjustment. but i really like those long stands that come with the TRU packs. (imperial forces, bounty hunters) they allow for more movement with some figures. and i'm pretty sure i either got the stands from the fan club store or cloudcity. can't remember.


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Old 07-27-2004, 11:14 PM   #26
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I like those stands too, but still one peg.


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Old 07-28-2004, 08:31 PM   #27
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i use em to pose the stormtroopers in a "blasted" motion, so their body is tilted toward the ground. those particular stands are perfect for those kinds of posing b/c their much longer. i havn't had any trouble with them falling yet.


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Dunno if it has been mentioned, but have you tried those new stands that come with the figures for the Droids?


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Old 07-29-2004, 11:11 AM   #29
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Nope. I suppose I can try that but there's still only one peg.

IT used to be the only guys that would bend would be the ones leaning being 'blasted' but all of the AotC and Clone Wars guys bend.



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In the scenes i have up now(clone wars, antillies being choked, jabbas palace, cantina, freezing chamber, death star, dentention block...) not all my figs are on stands..i need stands on my clone wars the most, almost all my stands, minus the black ones, are in that since their are soo many droids, and i can pose any clone or droid as being shot, and many are, some on ground too. and none of them bend unwillingly...


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