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PostSubject: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:12 pm

Last year I've got the Papo Marabou Stork and the Greater Flamingo. But until now they are bending. So they cannot stand by their own anymore. I tried to fix them two times with the boiled and cold water method, but they started again. Have you an idea what I can do now?

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:56 pm

I know that problem a lot of years. It started for me with VEP Plaho. Never find a idea against that

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:53 am

My marbou does the same Sad
I think the heavy body is not well enough ballanced What a Face

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:14 am

Yes, the Marabou body is too heavy for the base and the legs.
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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:14 am

and my marabou is the same as well Sad

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:40 am

Ok. I thought only my Marabou would be such a trouble maker... These two are my worst Papos, because of the fact, that they cannot stand by themself. Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:59 pm

My marabou and my flamingo have the same problem.. Sad

After many attempts, I managed to fix the marabou.

I agree with Andreas, is one problem for many years ago.

Many animals , made in China had this problem in legs, but really these figures were not expensive.

Now we see this problem in animals of famous brands that are very expensive. Evil or Very Mad

I think, that Papo should say us how solve this problem.

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:02 pm

I have this problem with the Marabou stork too (I don't have the flamingo), with the Mojo excellent vulture and the very expensive Rebor Utahraptor What a Face

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:30 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:44 pm

I fixed the Marabou's base by putting some self hardening clay underneath it until it was stable again.
The next day I painted the clay the same colour as the base.

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:05 pm

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I fixed the Marabou's base by putting some self hardening clay underneath it until it was stable again.
The next day I painted the clay the same colour as the base.

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Simone, I will do the same Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:13 pm

It would fall of the shelf every now and then and always in the middle of the night.
After 3 almost heart attacks, I'm sleeping like a baby again. Heheh.

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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:43 pm

Good idea:)
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PostSubject: Re: Problems with Papo Marabou and Flamingo   Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:19 am

Also my maribou does not stand up..

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