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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #75 on: June 19, 2005, 04:53 PM »

P.S. How's the flame trooper coming along?

It's coming along, I got a little distracted with these Microman Star Wars customs  :P but I bought some sort of tubing (for bead work or something) that I can use as a hose to attach his flame gauntlet to his backpack.  I think once I attach it I'll just need to paint him up.
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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #76 on: June 19, 2005, 05:12 PM »
What did you use to make the ball joints for Grievous's elbows?

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #77 on: June 19, 2005, 10:10 PM »
What did you use to make the ball joints for Grievous's elbows?
I used Stikfas parts.  For the Grievous I used the upper arm of a Stikfas (every Stikfas Action Figure Kit comes with extras of these) that I cut in half.  You have to sand them down a bit before they fit properly though.  It's not that hard though.
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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #78 on: June 20, 2005, 01:34 PM »
I thought that's what you used, great idea. Nice work on all the figs.  :)

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #79 on: June 20, 2005, 10:32 PM »
Here's a Microman Boba Fett figure that I made from a Microman figure (obviously) and a Boba Fett Bust-Ups.  I repainted him to a color scheme that I liked.  Unfortuantely the brown color bled through his cape so I don't really like how it turned out, but other than that I like this guy.  These customs are a lot of fun!  8)

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As always, comments/suggestions/questions are most appreciated!  Thanks for looking!
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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #80 on: June 20, 2005, 10:40 PM »
that's one sweet boba fett!  :o

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #81 on: June 21, 2005, 11:45 AM »
thats awesome Gregorbian! Ever cosidered doing a clone trooper or Barc Trooper(same parts from Scout Trooper) using that body? that would be awesome! ;D
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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #82 on: June 21, 2005, 12:12 PM »
Wow, that's amazing! I think the yellow parts are a bit too bright, but it looks like its because of the flash. But still, WOW!

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #83 on: June 21, 2005, 12:19 PM »
Thanks for the comments guys!  Crazy About Clones, I was thinking about making a Clone Trooper using a Microman base figure, I'd probably use an Ep. II SP Clone for the armor because I wouldn't want to cut up one of my SA Clones  ;)
Diddly - the yellow is a bit bright, I didn't dilute it because I was going to do a bit of a wash over it, but then I forgot to do it until you mentioned it!  Thanks  :P
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and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #84 on: June 21, 2005, 01:16 PM »
Unreal... you are taking articulation to a whole new level!  How durable are these latest super articulated customs of yours?

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #85 on: June 21, 2005, 01:36 PM »
Unreal... you are taking articulation to a whole new level!  How durable are these latest super articulated customs of yours?

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Thanks CHEWIE.  I'm kinda cheating because these Microman figures are so highly articulated; I'm basically just putting armor on them and painting them. ;)
I try to make my customs as durable as possible.  I tend to "pose my figures excessively" (read: play :P) so they are pretty sturdy.  You can pop the various joints off, but, like Stikfas, they are easy to reattach and do not loosen up. 
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Is the terrible AT-AT walking machine.
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and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #86 on: June 22, 2005, 10:27 AM »
Awesome job on the Bly and shot down republic gunship!!
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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #87 on: June 29, 2005, 10:05 PM »
Here are some customs that I've made in the past few days.  I made the requisite SA Commander Bacara (which took a surprisingly high amount of reworking) and used his body to get the armor pieces for a dead (or Zombie) clone.  There's also a Lt. for my custom squad (Lt. Gamma).

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Commander Gorb and Lt. Gamma:


Dead Clone (had to do something with the headless Bacara figure):




Comments/advice is always appreciated! ;D
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and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.

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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #88 on: June 29, 2005, 10:33 PM »
Nice work on the Bacara, he looks great. I love his trooper too, your's is my favorite that I've seen so far. Gamma looks good too, are we going to see a Gorb and Co. Photonovel sometime sone? :)

That dead clone is gruesome! I love it! I think he'd look cooler if he had a helmet, either broken pieces embeded in his head or a whole helmet on the ground. He looks like he was burned or was hit by a chemical weapon, if he was burned, I'd dirty the armor a bit. Or I guess he could be a long dead clone depending on the time you see him, in which case he is fine as is. I really like this one, there doesn't seem to be enough dead people customized. :)
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Re: Gregorbian's Customs
« Reply #89 on: June 29, 2005, 10:41 PM »
Love the dead Clone!  Excellent slicing and dicing of the armor to fit on him... I almost think he should be like a "fried" Clone or something... I would blacken up the figure itself some, and make some burn marks on the armor.

I have a SA Bacara too now, will post pics soon I hope.

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