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Reattaching the Arms on a Vintage Ken or Barbie Doll?

Reattaching the Arms on a Vintage Ken or Barbie Doll - Ken doll with arm detachedHow do you repair vintage Ken arms that keep falling off?

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September 18, 20190 found this helpful

You can try holding the socket part in a cup of boiling water for a few seconds and then popping it back in. Be very careful. You don't want it to melt or you to get burned.

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September 18, 20190 found this helpful

Are you open to glue or hot glue?

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September 18, 20190 found this helpful

I would use some putty around the arm opening and put the arm back in.

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September 23, 20190 found this helpful

I think there is a small elastic that is missing that holds this in place if I am not mistaken. I know you can't use glue or puddy because the arm is to move up and down.

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This would restrict the movement of the arm. I would check on adding a reall small piece of string or a tiny elastic band to the joint and putting it back in.

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