NerfHaven: Tyco blaster help - NerfHaven

Jump to content

Page 1 of 1
  • You cannot start a new topic
  • You cannot reply to this topic

Tyco blaster help has anyone repaired one before?

#1 User is offline   Funky Mutha Facko 

  • Member
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 118
  • Joined: 03-December 11
  • Location:Millwaukee
  • Country:United States
  • State:Wisconsin

Posted 04 April 2012 - 11:30 AM

Posted Image
Found this blaster and it wouldn't catch so I opened it up.

Posted Image
Posted Image

It looks as if the tension spring was just to much for the poor old plastic to hand. My question is this, has anyone repaired this break before? I found pictures and info about the blaster here and it looks like this is a common problem.
HARDCORE NERF!
0

#2 User is offline   Draconis 

  • Member
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 2,174
  • Joined: 09-August 08
  • Location:Salem, Oregon
  • Country:United States
  • State:Oregon

Posted 04 April 2012 - 11:38 AM

It is difficult to tell from the pictures... Is it just the post that broke? That is a relatively simple repair if it is. Just use a tube or post of the correct diameter and screw it in place, preferably from both sides of the shell.
[15:51] <+Noodle> titties
[15:51] <+Rhadamanthys> titties
[15:51] <+jakejagan> titties
[15:51] <+Lucian> boobs
[15:51] <+Gears> titties
[15:51] <@Draconis> Titties.
[15:52] <+Noodle> why is this so hard?
0

#3 User is offline   VelveetaAvenger 

  • Member
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 627
  • Joined: 02-October 08
  • Location:St. Louis Park
  • Country:United States
  • State:Minnesota

Posted 04 April 2012 - 11:52 AM

I can't remember what happened to mine exactly, I think another piece broke while I was trying to fix that post. Definitely run the post through both sides of the shell though, if you just do one I'm pretty sure it will warp the plastic around it. The springs are beastly for how weak the plastic is.
"I never saw Beastmaster, I just wanted to be cool..."
0

#4 User is offline   Funky Mutha Facko 

  • Member
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 118
  • Joined: 03-December 11
  • Location:Millwaukee
  • Country:United States
  • State:Wisconsin

Posted 04 April 2012 - 02:17 PM

Where the post attaches to the shell is where it is broken. It is wide at the shell, and then gets smaller where it goes through the catch mech. At the widest part it also where the tension spring wraps around. I suppose a bolt running through the whole blaster would work if I rigged something up to hold the spring in the correct place, but I really wanted to maintain the look of the stock blaster.
HARDCORE NERF!
0

#5 User is offline   VelveetaAvenger 

  • Member
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 627
  • Joined: 02-October 08
  • Location:St. Louis Park
  • Country:United States
  • State:Minnesota

Posted 04 April 2012 - 02:56 PM

I tried just epoxy or gluing the post back in first, it doesn't work. You should be able to get away with just a tiny bit of metal on the outside, but it's pretty much necessary.
"I never saw Beastmaster, I just wanted to be cool..."
0

Share this topic:


Page 1 of 1
  • You cannot start a new topic
  • You cannot reply to this topic

1 User(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users