Post by superflytnt on Oct 4, 2007 11:51:23 GMT -5
I was also thinking that to releive the strain on the catch mechanism it may be an idea to selectively cut the groove (with the saw to 'key' the dowel in place at the ankle for anti-rotational purposes) only a portion down the length of the dowel so that the little nipped nail is the stop for the stroke of the dowel.
I just need to get a job with Hasbro....designing these is way too easy. ;D
Post by attacktixman on Oct 13, 2007 3:20:07 GMT -5
Luke Skywalker in X-Wing Fighter Gear
His head was a little wobbly, so I wrapped a clear band around his neck joint, you can barely see it. Works well on loose arm joints too. Yeah, I wanted him to have more tix than that Battle Pack Green Sergeant, he does have Jedi speed and reflexes after all!
Post by attacktixman on Oct 13, 2007 9:23:30 GMT -5
The helmet helps cover up that somewhat ugly glue residue. I'm thinking I'm going to do this with my other customs by adding little things that look like rocks, snow, etc. around their feet to help cover this up. (By the way, ever notice how largely scaled Chirpa is? The helmet at his foot shows this).
Might make Luke 30 points cause I'm not giving up those 12 tix!
Post by attacktixman on Oct 14, 2007 13:32:23 GMT -5
Cobra B.A.T.'s take down Duke & Snake Eyes Vid.
This demonstrates how these G.I. Joe Sigma Six/Cobra customs work. And they really are alot of fun and relatively easy to make.
JackPunch is doing a phenomenal job on his series of custom Joes and mentioned he like to see how the B.A.T tosser worked. Some of these have the attack mechanisms built in! Join the Attacktix underground and Hiatus this!
Post by attacktixman on Oct 17, 2007 0:37:32 GMT -5
This is an Action Fleet Rancor from ebay (made by Galoob)? I'm pretty sure this is the same one that Majik Monkey has mentioned. The most fun we have is after you "devoured" one of your opponents figs is that you are allowed to "fling" it out of the Rancor's mouth and try to take down more. Not as easy as it sounds: aiming, timing and release makes this tricky, which is probably fair. If you love the Rancor scene like I do, this is a fun way to go.
Post by YodaBreaker on Oct 17, 2007 20:45:57 GMT -5
This particular Mega custom made me laugh, in part because I just read "The Courtship of Princess Leia", in which rancors (both full-grown and juvenile) figure substantially into the plot. Very nice! I like that he can waddle out from his base.