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Post by drspleen on Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:51 am

I managed to score a Shanna from the Savage land box set, but the hair sits too high on the head. It looks wig-ish. This bothered me so I pulled off the hair piece. Basically it's too thick/tight for the head so sits high. I was wondering if people had easy fixes or if they reckon it was going to require dremelling back the head? Also any recommendations for glue would be appreciated (for reattaching the hair after I fix it).

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Post by hemble on Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:36 am

HI Mate

The most easiest way to fit the hair back on would be to use a modle knife and shave some layers of until you get the hair to sit correctly. As for glue I use zap-a-gap superglue it works with almost anything.

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Post by drspleen on Sat Jan 10, 2009 2:06 pm

thanks for the response. just to clarify, would you shave off the head or use the knife to 'dig' into the hair?

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Post by hemble on Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:31 am

Just shave the head it's the simplest way of doing it.

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Post by drspleen on Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:40 pm

Finally got around to shaving the head, but couldn't find any zap-a-gap, are there any stores that regularly carry it?

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Post by Hemish on Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:56 pm

I'm sure It was at hobbyone last time i was there.

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Post by hemble on Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:24 am

Sorry for the late reply, you should be able to get it from any hobby shop? you can also get it from radio control shops as well.

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Post by drspleen on Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:46 am

cheers guys. will i have to secure the hair to do it? Or if i just sit the figure in a corner and place the hair in the right place will that be alright?

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Post by BoloMusashi on Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:54 am

I'd go with a dry fit first, i.e. place the hair on sans glue to ensure it sits correctly etc. I tend to rough up one of the surfaces before applying the glue to get a better bond. Once applied I just place the piece in a corner and let it cure.

Hopefully your gluing isn't as messy as my attempts (created some 3-tiered display stands over the weekend) - damn wood glue was all over the place, I was lucky I didn't glue my fingers to my guitar.

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Post by hemble on Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:54 am

BoloMusashi is spoton and if by chance you do have gaps use putty to fill them up and you should be all good.

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