Tomahawk Rotor Head Post Repair

yojoe.com

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Tomahawk Rotor Head Post Repair

    Hello. I am the original owner of a 1986 Tomahawk and recently pulled it out of a box in my parents basement. Upon pulling it out I remembered that the post where the back rotor head/housing connects to has fallen down into the helicopter body. This post is not broken but somehow got pushed down out of its original position. From what I can tell the helicopter body plastic on the back part of the Tomahawk where this post is does not come apart. I have been unsuccessful trying to use pliers and pull this post back up into position. I fear I could break the post trying to pull it back up into place. I wanted to see if anyone had some suggestions on helping me get this post back up into its normal position. I am not sure if you can attach pictures to a post but I can provide pictures. Many Thanks.

  2. Remove Advertisements

    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    US NY or Arizona depending on time of year
    Posts
    1,055
    What kind of Pliers did you use. I know they make Long Nose/Needle Nose Pliers that are bent at an angle. If you can get your hands on such a pair who knows they might help assuming the post is within reach. As far as pictuees go You might need a certain number of posts on the forums before they will let you post pics.

  4. #3
    I can reach the post with neddle nose pliers and pull up on the post. The problem is the bottom of the post is a circle and has to pop back UP in its position so it would take a lot of pressure to get it back in place. I have tried to use bent angle pliers to get underneath the post and push up but still worried about too much force breaking the post. The circle bottom of the post definitely needs to pop back up into position unless there was a way to get that area to spread apart. From what I can tell that area of the tomahawk does not come apart...

Similar Threads

  1. Repair or don't repair?
    By Labyrinth in forum Toys 1982-1998
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 06-24-2011, 04:48 PM
  2. Dragonfly rotor repair/changeout question
    By Ace in forum Toys 1982-1998
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-03-2007, 11:35 AM
  3. Tomahawk rotor fan cap needed!!
    By sinnister in forum Wanted
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-01-2005, 07:49 AM
  4. 4 Tomahawk rotor blades on ebay
    By wiking 5th in forum For Auction
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-11-2005, 10:59 AM
  5. Tomahawk Rotor Blades wanted
    By Cobras Toys in forum Wanted
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-13-2005, 12:48 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •