Vintage 12 inch Vader arms repair

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Vintage 12 inch Vader arms repair

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Have a Vintage Vader where the elastic inside has to a tally perished and his arms fell off as I repair it I will add pics as I go along
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So had a look at the original elastic and found “The Range “ do a pack of 100 for £1 or £1.50 can’t remember but they are pretty much the same
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You can hear the clips inside the arms rolling about and with a bit of cajoling and patience you can get one end out
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Then thread one of the small bands through one end ( make sure you have the arms the right way first !) pull it through and link the other side does a decent job just need a saver for him now!!
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If the white clips are broken then an alternative that works is 2 hair clips ( asked my Wife to borrow 2 ha ha)
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Then thread one of the small bands through one end ( make sure you have the arms the right way first !) pull it through and link the other side does a decent job just need a saber for him now!!
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Lovely job Mike 👍😉
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Great work mate!
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