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Postby OHWceta » Fri May 07, 2010 10:30 am

Who around here makes Custom figures? I've been working on Transformers for a while now and I know I'm not the only one who is looking for tips and advice, so here's a place for all us customizers to exchange information.

Ok. My first question would be, does anyone know a good replacement for Dropkick's reverse joint legs? or a way to attack the pickup back to the legs instead of forming "wings" on the back. (BTW, anyone wanting to swap head, it's easy to swap Dropkick's for a 1/144 Gundam head)

Second of all, anyone have a good transformation idea for an aircraft carrier? I'm wanting to turn the following into a Transformer:
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Re: Customizing

Postby Hylian Pirate » Fri May 07, 2010 12:06 pm

For the aircraft carrier: Look up G1 Broadside and see if that sparks your creative juices.
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Re: Customizing

Postby OHWceta » Fri May 07, 2010 12:48 pm

I have both Armada Tidal Wave and the G1 Broadside figures. (I also have an Armada Tidal Wave painted like Broadside)
http://bobrox15.deviantart.com/art/Tran ... -103428267


What I'm trying to figure out is parts to use for joints and how the heck I'm going to get it to transform (and where to cut the boat frame for armor panels)
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Re: Customizing

Postby Xehn » Fri May 07, 2010 3:53 pm

You might be able to use a Supreme Devastator for parts...?
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Re: Customizing

Postby OHWceta » Fri May 07, 2010 4:00 pm

90$ for Parts!!!!!!!!
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Re: Customizing

Postby Xehn » Fri May 07, 2010 6:38 pm

Surely you can find one cheaper than that. :p
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Re: Customizing

Postby OHWceta » Fri May 07, 2010 7:54 pm

90$ is the cheapest I've seen him......

and if I ruin it like the last transformer I tried to customize.......well, that was only 10$ and I was pissed.
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Re: Customizing

Postby Xehn » Sat May 08, 2010 2:32 pm

yes, but see, you'd be hacking him into chunks anyway to get it to transform.
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Re: Customizing

Postby OHWceta » Sun May 09, 2010 6:34 pm

On another note, how would I Sculpt a Helmet for a Busou Shinki figure? And I mean one that is removable that goes over the hair peices.
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Re: Customizing

Postby Xehn » Sun May 09, 2010 10:28 pm

Very carefully?
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