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Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« on: August 23, 2005, 10:34 PM »
So I bought the Jedi/Sith Battle Pack, but didn't like the Obi Armor version included.  I made a new out of an AT TE Gunner and the simplest head swap ever:



Sorry for the lame pic, but I used my scanner since I don't have a camera.  For as simple as it was, I kind of like it.   :)

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2005, 10:39 PM »
It looks like a nice, simple custom.  Nice job  :)
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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2005, 10:41 PM »
Not bad at all, Darb.  I may have to try that as well, since I'm the weakest customizer of all time.  Thanks for the tip...  ;)

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2005, 10:45 PM »
Nice job. I'd paint the neck stumpt so that the color matches. I may have to try that too.
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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2005, 11:56 PM »
Pretty nice little switch there.  Those little parts swaps are always fun, makes me wish that more figures could be done this way.

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2005, 12:15 AM »
It looks nice.  You might want to consider cutting out the clone armor section on the cloak (not the belt, however) so that the AT-TE's chest armor shows up under Obi-Wan's brown cloak.  It might look better, not that it's bad to begin with.  Simple swaps can work quite well.
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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2005, 01:27 AM »
I dont think its lame at all my freind. Youve done something that Hasbro couldnt. You made that armor work. Excellent job. Simple but extremely effective. I love it, and may do the same.

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2005, 02:12 AM »
Thanks for the comments, guys.  The Tank gunner chest armor is actually visible somewhat under the cloak, it's not that obvious in the pic.  And he looks perfect on a speeder bike, which I can't seem to get a pic of, since it's too bulky to get in the scanner. 

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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2005, 08:48 AM »
Hey, the whole thing is an atte gunner?  what arms did u use?  Looks great.

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2005, 09:32 AM »
Nice? Not bad at all?! Come On!! This is the fig we all wanted! I can't even remember how many attepts I've seen with softgoods, sculpting and other stuff. And the most simple trey, I think works best. If I get my hands on the set, I'll do the same. Thanx for sharing, he's really cool!
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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2005, 02:55 PM »
He's a tank gunner through and through.  I just swapped the heads and put the skirt piece over him and viola, instant Obi Armor.   :)

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2005, 02:59 PM »
just like everyone else said, its very nice! sometimes the most simple head/body swaps can improve a lame-o Hasblow figure 1000%! i'm going to show this to a friend so he can do the same thing :)

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2005, 07:23 PM »
i found the atte neck was to long for that particular battle pack obi wan head it looked really weird when i got it i would have chopped of the battle pack neck and used it 
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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #13 on: August 24, 2005, 08:09 PM »
Not simple, it's pretty neat! Something I plan on doing once I pick up a Battle Pack.

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Re: Spuff's Simple (Lame) Obi Armor Custom
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2005, 02:43 PM »
Looks awesome.

I think I'll try that with my Obi-Wan now.  :)
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