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Well here they are! STRETCH ARMSTRONG action figures a popular group of toys my boys loved and abused. LOL They loved to pull him and sail him across rooms tried to tie his arm into tree branches etc! etc!

What compound enables these figures to have such incredible stretching abilities and still return to their normal state after being morphed into many different positions and configurations?? LOL



 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #1 on: 27/09/2007 17:11:07 »
Wow, I didn't know these were still around!  My brother and I each had one of these when we were kids.

I know that the stuff inside is gooey, because we used to throw darts at them and the innards would ooze out through the dart holes.   :)

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #2 on: 27/09/2007 19:56:40 »
The simple answer is corn syrup; and the complicated answer is here
http://www.toytraderz.com/Content/pid=3.html
 

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« Reply #3 on: 27/09/2007 20:24:46 »
WOOO !!..I luff those !!

Thanks for the answer BC and jog down memory lane Karen !! (though nowadays I prefer Mammary Lane!! ;))


I am curious though Karen !!...did you buy a ' job-lot ' ?
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #4 on: 27/09/2007 20:33:34 »
Wow, I didn't know these were still around!  My brother and I each had one of these when we were kids.

I know that the stuff inside is gooey, because we used to throw darts at them and the innards would ooze out through the dart holes.   :)

Dick

They are cool. Look to ebay!
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #5 on: 27/09/2007 20:36:10 »
Ebay !!..uh oh !!..very easy to get ebayddicted !!!..LOL !!
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #6 on: 27/09/2007 20:39:18 »
The simple answer is corn syrup; and the complicated answer is here
http://www.toytraderz.com/Content/pid=3.html

My Boys had the guy The green guy next to the fanged green monster I think he was x-ray! he had odd eyes! They also had stretch and another stretch Armstrong that was a tall muscle bound ORANGE guy!
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #7 on: 27/09/2007 20:42:06 »
WOOO !!..I luff those !!

Thanks for the answer BC and jog down memory lane Karen !! (though nowadays I prefer Mammary Lane!! ;))


I am curious though Karen !!...did you buy a ' job-lot ' ?

I am sure you do prefer MAMMARY Lane! LOL! Your so bad!

What is a Job-lot???

Does that mean a bunch of them! LOL If so NO!

I Love ebay!

Look on line strtch armstrong.. I know ebay sells them when they get them!
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« Reply #8 on: 27/09/2007 20:43:10 »
Please ignor my typing today.. Having some difficulty with me head and the keyboard!
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #9 on: 27/09/2007 20:46:41 »
The simple answer is corn syrup; and the complicated answer is here
http://www.toytraderz.com/Content/pid=3.html

WOW corn syrup!

I wonder if I can make MY OWN STRETCH ARMSTRONG ADULT SIZE!!!  YAYYYYYYYYYYYY! LOL ;) ;D
 

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« Reply #10 on: 27/09/2007 21:51:48 »
Please ignor my typing today.. Having some difficulty with me head and the keyboard!

Perhaps ewe should use your fingers instead !!...LOL............sorry !!...I know what ewe mean and I wish ewe better !!
 

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« Reply #11 on: 27/09/2007 21:52:12 »
yes a job-lot means a whole bunch of them !!
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #12 on: 28/09/2007 02:06:13 »
Please ignor my typing today.. Having some difficulty with me head and the keyboard!

Perhaps ewe should use your fingers instead !!...LOL............sorry !!...I know what ewe mean and I wish ewe better !!

Thanks.. You be right! How could I have forgotten those! LOL! Its ok.... It made me laugh!!
 

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What compound is inside of this toy to make it stretch?
« Reply #13 on: 28/09/2007 02:07:14 »
yes a job-lot means a whole bunch of them !!

AHHHH.... thanks! I had to think about that a lot before I thought about that!
 

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