basic stuff really). A number of them are damaged on the torso. Starting at the base on the left and right sides of the torso there are cracks that extend upwards toward the minifigure’s “armpit”. The cracks cause the legs to be loosely attached to the torso (and hence fall out sometimes).
Why do Lego minifigures arms crack?
Newer minifigures tend to crack and wear out more often. I don’t know why this is, but it could be a decrease in the plastic’s quality over the years. (LEGO seems to be running cheap) Taking out the arms can (and will) cause massive cracks down the side of the torso piece.
How do you keep LEGO minifigures in good condition?
A priority for many LEGO enthusiasts is to protect minifigures from dust or damage by storing them in plastic bags or tackle boxes. Plastic bags are a cheap and easy way to store your LEGO minifigures.
How do you fix a cracked Lego?
one thing that worked for me is to use a very small needle-nose plier or a tweezer to hold the torso from inside while pushing the crack apart (very carefully). now you can use a toothpick or a needle get a bit of superglue in the crack to fix it.
Do Lego minifigures fade?
LEGO won’t get discolored, nor would the colors fade, if you keep one thing in mind; avoid strong light! If LEGO gets exposed to direct or strong indirect sun (like midday sun through a window) on a regular basis, it will eventually get discolored.
Why are Legos so expensive now?
High-Quality Material. LEGO is made from thermoplastic, which is known for its strength and durability. The specific plastic, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, is a petroleum product. It means the raw material pricing is related to the price increase or decrease of crude oil.
Is Lego Mr gold real gold?
Mr. Gold is made completely out of chrome gold parts, except for his hands. He has a gold top hat, a gold face, a gold torso that is printed with a suit, and gold legs. His hands are white, representing gloves.