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PostSubject: Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977   Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977 I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 08, 2015 9:32 pm

See photo. Plastic round end caps seem to hold 2 halves together. I removed all screws and still cant separate the 2 halves easily. I dont want to break it. Any ideas?
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PostSubject: Re: Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977   Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977 I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 10, 2015 5:52 am

The forum platform makes you wait a week to post pictures.  I don't have one- but I think I see the round caps you mean, end of scope & butt?

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PostSubject: yup   Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977 I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 10, 2015 8:23 am

ahh that's why it kep deleting my attachment when I tried posting.

yes you are correct, the 3 round caps, 2 on scope and one at end of muzzle hold the two pieces together. Sonic welded I believe. is there anyway to un sonic weld plastic, without ruining it. ?

thanks for adding a photo..
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PostSubject: Re: Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977   Need help disassembling 3 position laser rifle 1977 I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 10, 2015 9:11 am

I don't have one either, but if it's anything like the vintage 12" Stormtroopers, they were not sonic welded.  After you remove the screws, the pieces are held together from the inside with a male peg & female posts in a few locations.  It just takes a little bit of wiggling and pressure to make them come apart.  I used the end of a flat head screwdriver to get things started.  "Just be firm but gentle".  I've pulled 4 stormies apart and they were all the same.  The caps on the barrels might be the same?

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