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Advice for widening pegs

Post by Drango » Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:59 am

I have a few ideas on how to go about this already, but I was wondering if anyone could give me their opinions as well.

I've got some parts that I'd like to use with a Shinki, and they already have pegs on them, but they're too small to fit in a Shinki hole. I've got extra parts to replace the ones that are currently on them should I decide to go back to the original peg size, so a permanent change is what I'm looking for.

My main concern is the risk of my alteration breaking off in the hole, stopping me from using it again.

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Re: Advice for widening pegs

Post by Caterwaul » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:20 pm

If it's a permanent change? I'd be more inclined to stuff up the hole rather then widen the peg. Put in a tiny bead of Green Stuff, spread it around the sides, and let dry. You can always scrape it out if it's too tight afterwards.
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Re: Advice for widening pegs

Post by Drango » Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:19 pm

I meant more like I don't mind it being a permanent change to the peg, which will let me use it on other Shinki as well.

Hmm... Looking at the piece the peg is on, there's a large gap next to where the peg is, so if I stuff that with green stuff, I think it will be less likely to break... And it will still have the original peg reinforcing it...

Another option I have that I just thought of is filling the gap with green stuff, and rather than having a peg, drill in a Sinki-compatible sized hole... Probably my safest solution there...

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Re: Advice for widening pegs

Post by Drango » Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:15 pm

Never mind, I managed to do it in the end... Made pegs out of a sprue and superglued them in place (after removing the originals)

The results, currently being modelled by Werkstra:
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Sadly, these are the least blurry of the pictures I managed to get before the batteries in the camera died... I need a tripod...

I'll put up some more photos of them tomorow when I find some batteries, including a shot of the part I changed and what I did to it.

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Re: Advice for widening pegs

Post by Yuuka_Kazami » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:12 am

These look the bollocks.
You gotta paint em white or something if you wanna keep them on Werkstra.

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Re: Advice for widening pegs

Post by Drango » Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:21 pm

I was thinking of putting them on some of the other girls at points as well, but they surprisingly suit her quite well, so I think I'll have to do just that.

I'll need a little yellow as well thinking about it, as they'd probably look really good in Werkstra's colour scheme as well.

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Re: Advice for widening pegs

Post by royalpain88 » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:47 pm

WOW! Nice guns she has.
Gentlemen do prefer blonde's.

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