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Thread: swivel arms?

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    swivel arms?

    What BBP figures used the swivel bicep? I know they had them on the Flash Gordon figure; did those show up anywhere else?

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    Twilight Zone and Lost have swivel biceps.

    The Sontaron in Doctor Who does not use swivel arms.

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    I knew I should have picked up a bunch of Lost figures in that holiday time sale.

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    To clarify, not every Lost figure had swivel arms. Some did, some didn't.
    Sayid specifically did. I can't speak for TZ as I don't have any, but I imagine it's the same way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacoblb View Post
    To clarify, not every Lost figure had swivel arms. Some did, some didn't.
    Sayid specifically did. I can't speak for TZ as I don't have any, but I imagine it's the same way.
    Jack, Sayid, and Miles definitely had swivel arms. I purchased them in quantity during the holiday sale for customs. For the record, the plastic on the Lost figures seems fragile... the hip pins break easily. My go-to custom body of choice remains Doc Mego's swivel arm body with torso screws, but these will work in a pinch if you are gentle with them.

    The Shatner TZ has swivel arms.

    IIRC Venture Brothes had swivels as well.

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    It is'nt just the lost figures I purchased 2 of the Build a figure sets from Emce and multiple swivel bodies that I was doing customs on
    most of these have broken off at the hip joint and I have a box of broken bodies in garage. Paul fixed a few for me but so many have broke that
    I quit using them and I have not had this hip problem with any older Castaway and FTC figures

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    The Six Mill line has the swivels too. It's a good body. I have used it as a replacement on some of my FTC figures. I like it.
    It's not how hard you hit, but how hard you can be hit and still move forward.

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    I bought every Lost figure from the EE sale too. I'm at work so I don't have the evidence in front of me, but I remember checking for swivel arms on every figure...maybe it was Hurley, Jacob, Man in Black, or John Locke that didn't have swivel arms. If I had to guess it was Locke because I probably pondered why the character with kick-butt survival, knife wielding ways didn't benefit from swivel arms.

    Quote Originally Posted by samurainoir View Post
    Jack, Sayid, and Miles definitely had swivel arms. I purchased them in quantity during the holiday sale for customs. For the record, the plastic on the Lost figures seems fragile... the hip pins break easily. My go-to custom body of choice remains Doc Mego's swivel arm body with torso screws, but these will work in a pinch if you are gentle with them.

    The Shatner TZ has swivel arms.

    IIRC Venture Brothes had swivels as well.

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    resurrecting this dead thread in case anyone is looking for parts figures so Drac can cross his hands over his chest in the coffin, or so Spock can stand with his hands behind him at parade rest as he often did on Trek.

    Plus - I wanted to see if anyone knew if the bodies with the screws (as used on the Universal Monster line) were on any other figures.

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