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removal of super glue

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I picked up a G1 Grimlock in a yard sale for $1 but The robot head is glued inside The neck of The dino... Any suggestions how to fix this?
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High heat with a blow dryer? Idk? :?
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Looks tricky... Is it super glue, epoxy, or something else?
What consistency does the glue have?
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I think it's super glue... It's very hard I tried soaking it in water overnight didn't do anything next day I tried Soaking it in alcohol over night and didn't do anything
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It looks almost like epoxy in the pic. Either way, it's prolly a lost cause. If it is in fact super glue, it will have "melted" and deformed the head to the point of potential junk. What a bummer :-(.
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It might be epoxy because it's thick where super glue wouldn't be thick like that
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I'm not sure what to advice you to do.
Some suggest to freeze the glue before trying to remove it, but I'm not sure that would work in this case. Others suggest using chemicals, but I would advice against that, because chances are you'll only end up melting/damaging the head in the process.
Maybe you could get a junker Grimlock and replace the parts on yours?
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That's probably The best bet or just sell this as a junker I am sure I can get more than what I paid lol
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Selling him as a junker or for parts would work as well. :)
Good luck!
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I found a replacement Dino and robot head and just replaced The whole assembly!!
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Great! :)
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