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Ball and sockets from Alibaba

Has anyone purchased small ball-and-socket joints from Alibaba before? They usually require a minimum quantity of 500 units so I'm looking…

Started by Alec Fredericks

4 Apr 14
Reply by Serge Taganski

How Do I Set Tension For a Ball And Socket Armature? Should I Grease The Joints?

  Anyone have any tips on setting the tension for the joints on my ball and socket joints? I know the legs and hip joints should be somewha…

Started by bigbossross

1 Apr 8
Reply by Marc Spess

I'm choosing between TWO online armature kits...

Hi there!!I'll be ordering two armatures this week but am not sure which to go for. option one is through: http://www.animationsupplies.net

Started by Hannah Garcia

5 Mar 24
Reply by Brandon Ayers

How to silver solder with threaded pieces...

I've used silver solder to solder to put together non threaded pieces, that seemed straightforward. I just put in some flux a couple of sni…

Started by Stuart Bury

2 Mar 1
Reply by Dave Hettmer

puppet diy costs

I'm wondering how much it will cost me to create a puppet after purchasing a ball socket armature. I see that the armatures can fall around…

Started by Hannah Garcia

5 Jan 17
Reply by Evan DeRushie

Ball & Socket Joints

Hi, I hope someone can help me here, or at lest tell me a better place to ask. I am looking for ball joints that are very small (about 1/2…

Started by Cleo

3 Nov 1, 2016
Reply by Samer Khaleel

Fluid movement with Homemade Armature

Hello everybody! Complete newby here, so be warned. I apologize if a similar discussion already exists but i couldn't find one. I've spent…

Started by MotionNovice

15 Sep 28, 2016
Reply by MotionNovice

Wholesale Jewelry Supply for Armatures

I've been trying to find a good way to get parts for a ball and socket armature I'm constructing.  Over at stopmotionstore.com (animateclay…

Started by Jonathan Hartman

3 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Mike

Narrow Joints

Does anyone use/know of a method to make very small joints for a ball and socket armature?  I'm talking about knee joints in particular, so…

Started by Jonathan Hartman

8 Nov 18, 2013
Reply by philthethrillkill

Ink Detailing On Latex Puppets

I have added the lines and scars from my own hands in ink and was wondering if anyone knows of a good way to soften the lines as I would l…

Started by Tim Daniel

19 Sep 28, 2013
Reply by Tim Daniel

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