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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #225 on: September 1, 2009, 10:40 AM »

Very nice.  I wouldn't mind having one of those for my Minimate "Man With No Name" Blondie figure.
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #226 on: September 1, 2009, 01:52 PM »
Okay, so I was able to do the head switch I wanted, but after boiling and popping the arms off, I can't seem to get them back on.  I'm working with a clone trooper and just want the same arms back in there, but the hole looks ridiculoously small.  Any suggestions?  I was able to pop the legs back on, but they are a little looser than I'd like.   :-\

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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #227 on: September 1, 2009, 02:02 PM »
When I can't get the appendages back on, I just make sure that the sockets are wet before I try again.  There have been times when I've had trouble getting the legs to go back on, but the arms usually go back on without a problem.  Good luck!
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #228 on: September 3, 2009, 12:10 AM »
When I can't get the appendages back on, I just make sure that the sockets are wet before I try again.  There have been times when I've had trouble getting the legs to go back on, but the arms usually go back on without a problem.  Good luck!

Well, I had serious problems getting the arms back onto the shoulder sockets.  I tried water, boiling, even some vasoline to slip them back on, but no dice.  The ball socket looks to be about the same size as the one used on the legs, but the hole for the arms is only half the size as the hole on the leg.  I wonder if I somehow shrank the holes by boiling too long - my discarded obi-wan arms also look to have tiny tiny holes.  Appreciate the tips all the same.   ;)
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #229 on: September 3, 2009, 12:17 AM »
So, based on all of the cool customs I saw here, I decided that I had to have a custom General Obi-Wan Kenobi Kubrick figure.  This has been a troublesome four days in the making, but I finally have a finished Clone Armor Obi-Wan completed.  I took a slightly different approach than some of the other customs on here and a few liberties on the outfit.  For example: I hate the big white circles that pin his cloak to his chest, so I just went with the chain beneath the cloak.  Anyway, let me know what you think!



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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #230 on: September 3, 2009, 12:20 AM »
Looks great Jman!  I like the use of the cape and chain.

Sorry to hear about all your troubles with your arms too...
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #231 on: September 3, 2009, 05:40 PM »
Very nice Obi Wan!  ;D

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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #232 on: September 5, 2009, 11:54 AM »
These customs look cool! Nice work, guys!

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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #233 on: October 17, 2009, 10:34 PM »
Quick little custom of the poncho Fett image from ESB:



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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #234 on: October 18, 2009, 10:40 AM »
What a neat idea! It looks very good. 8)
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #235 on: October 19, 2009, 07:07 PM »
Awesome on the Fett!
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #236 on: April 10, 2010, 10:11 AM »
Not much customizing involved here, but I recently picked up a Metal Gear Solid Snake to make a custom Cade Skywalker from the Legacy series.  Added the Hasbro gun and a Qui-Gon lightsaber and viola!

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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #237 on: April 10, 2010, 12:41 PM »
Nice job Jman.  You trumped me... I've been working on one of these for a while but haven't had the time to finish it, but I think I may have just found a reason to do so...
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« Reply #238 on: April 10, 2010, 04:17 PM »
That is amazing!
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Re: Custom Star Wars Kubricks
« Reply #239 on: April 19, 2010, 02:26 PM »
Wow - just went through the whole thread and there are some seriously nice customs in here! I gotta say though, Jman's General Kenobi takes the cake! Nice Work! :o