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Metal ball joints for 1/3 scale action figure?

Non engineering modeler requiring help!!

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Rob Rimmer15/03/2019 00:13:03
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No good for James's application, but Maurice could reduce the number of parts required for his idea by using magnetic spheres e.g. **LINK**

Maurice15/03/2019 14:59:34
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Hi Rob. Thanks for the suggestion. I have some of theses it happens, and they are nowhere near as powerful as the cylindrical rare earth magnet that I used. I do intend to experiment to find out just how strong a joint can be made using various sized balls, and different pole pieces. Should be interesting.

Regards Maurice

jason udall15/03/2019 15:50:04
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Just had a thought.

Might be a bit ott but what about a knogo(so?)

Dial guage/ indicator stand? I have used in the past could be see for friction and "posed"

Maurice15/03/2019 16:16:07
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That's a good idea Jason, but it's James who is looking for a solution to his repair problem. I'm just interested in how much I might improve my magnetic socket and ball arrangement, just out of curiosity


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