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jt1969
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PostSubject: Fett removal of rocket?   Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:48 am

Has anyone removed a glued in rocket without putting damage to the rocket?

Reason I ask is I found a really nice near mint Taiwan black belt loose fett figure that has the rocket missing from it :-(

I want to get a beater fett, remove the rocket and put it back in the nice fett.

Are the rockets easy to remove?


Any advice on how to remove them?


Thanks in advance!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Fett removal of rocket?   Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:59 am

Some rockets are easier to remove than others depending on how well the sonic welding was done. You will need to 'sacrifice' another Taiwan Fett ( bust it open ) and it is still likely the rocket will show signs of damage. Just wait for a nice complete one to show up- collecting is never a rush.
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PostSubject: Re: Fett removal of rocket?   Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:21 am

@aussiejames wrote:
Some rockets are easier to remove than others depending on how well the sonic welding was done. You will need to 'sacrifice' another Taiwan Fett ( bust it open ) and it is still likely the rocket will show signs of damage.  Just wait for a nice complete one to show up- collecting is never a  rush.


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PostSubject: Re: Fett removal of rocket?   Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:44 pm

@aussiejames wrote:
Collecting is never a  rush.

Nicely put! Smile
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