Author Topic: Tips for Fixing Scorch/RC Legs  (Read 2944 times)

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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #15 on: April 8, 2006, 01:10 PM »
Hi, not sure if this has been exposed or not (didn't see in any of the recent threads). So if someone else has put this out there, please excuse my babbling:

Recently, I found myself buying a Darth Vader for custumizing purposes (something I never thought I'd do). I figured that I'd only be able to use him for the one part I needed, and that all the rest would go into the fodder bin. So, I took him home and boiled & popped to sepparate the parts. And low and behold, I found a 2nd use for the 500th/Saga Vader!


Them's some fine lookin' knees in my opinion! Just though it might be worth sharing  :)
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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #16 on: April 8, 2006, 04:23 PM »
WHEN I get mine I plan on cutting away the commando's legs under the knee, then boil and poppin' out the lower leg of the clone, and then drilling a hole in the "peg of a leg" schorch has then so I can fit the SA's lower leg into it.

You know I never thought of that, Its an excellent idea. Definately worthy of exploiting.  ;D I want to see this when youre done.

As far as doing my own squad, I would love to. Its just finding these little buggers thats the problem. So far Ive only found the one. BUt to be fair seeing as how these particular figs are doing so well, hopefully Hasbro will get a clue and make the whole set.
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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #17 on: April 8, 2006, 04:29 PM »
Hi, not sure if this has been exposed or not (didn't see in any of the recent threads). So if someone else has put this out there, please excuse my babbling:

Recently, I found myself buying a Darth Vader for custumizing purposes (something I never thought I'd do). I figured that I'd only be able to use him for the one part I needed, and that all the rest would go into the fodder bin. So, I took him home and boiled & popped to sepparate the parts. And low and behold, I found a 2nd use for the 500th/Saga Vader!


Them's some fine lookin' knees in my opinion! Just though it might be worth sharing  :)

Wow, very cool!  Thanks for the heads up.   :)

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Scorch leg swap
« Reply #18 on: May 4, 2006, 11:32 AM »
I finally got a Scorch last night, and he's a really cool figure...except for the legs. Has anyone here done a leg swap with a SA clone? Does it work out alright? How difficult is it?
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Re: Scorch leg swap
« Reply #19 on: May 4, 2006, 11:57 AM »
It's a pretty easy leg swap Lando.  I did it in a different take on a Commando - using SA legs and the Scorch torso.  I can't remember if I had to do any peg trimming, but if I did it was minimal.



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Re: Scorch leg swap
« Reply #20 on: May 4, 2006, 11:59 AM »
I finally got a Scorch last night, and he's a really cool figure...except for the legs. Has anyone here done a leg swap with a SA clone? Does it work out alright? How difficult is it?

I merged this one into the existing thread since, well it has the exact same title and the answers you seek...  ;)
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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #21 on: May 4, 2006, 01:13 PM »


That looks awesome, Chewie. I can totally see it as a Katarn MkIII armor. Maybe it'd need the t-visor painted blue as in the original Scorch?. I think that's suppossed to be one of the trademarks of the Katarn suits of armor...

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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #22 on: May 4, 2006, 02:02 PM »
Awesome!!! Thanks CHEWIE!  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #23 on: May 4, 2006, 03:19 PM »
That is a cool idea, to maybe tint that visor a bit...

Also Lando no problem, let's see some pics of that Jabba's Palace you've been working on!   ;)

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Re: scorches leg swap?
« Reply #24 on: May 4, 2006, 03:32 PM »
The SA legs switch out pretty easily with a simple boil and pop. I don't remember having to do any dremmeling.



I think the hardest part was the painting. Unfortunately, Scorch's legs do not swap out onto the poor donor clones body very well at all.

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Reattaching Scorch's legs
« Reply #25 on: October 1, 2006, 05:18 AM »
I'm having a hard time getting the leg peg back into the pelvis hole.   :-[  I tried a ffurg suggestion and cut little V notches in the peg, but now I'm nursing a deep gash in my thumb....woe is me.

Should I split the pelvis piece?  Boil the thing longer?  Use a certain tool to cram it back? 

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Re: Reattaching Scorch's legs
« Reply #26 on: October 1, 2006, 11:50 AM »
 just trim the cirlce of the peg a bit, a tiny sliver of it is all it will take

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Re: Reattaching Scorch's legs
« Reply #27 on: October 1, 2006, 01:18 PM »
Set him up with a pair of droidekas featuring smoking twin laser barrels trained on Scorch's bloody pelvic stump, where the thigh used to attach.

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Re: Reattaching Scorch's legs
« Reply #28 on: October 1, 2006, 01:46 PM »
have you boiled the legs to soften them before you have tired to re-attach them to the pelvis?

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articulating RC Legs
« Reply #29 on: April 11, 2007, 11:56 AM »
Man it has been a while since i posted in this section; i see everyone has been hard at work with numerous wonderful creations.  I wish i had more time on my hands.

I need some help articulating the legs of a scorch fig.  I want to do the knees and ankles, with out having to do any sculpting.


Any help would be most appreciated

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