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Galoob23
12-07-2016, 03:49 AM
Here he is! The Custom NECA Style Utrom with android body. The Utrom is from the NYCC Foot clan set. The Body is a modified NECA Terminator figure. I cut the Terminator figure in half and connected the top and bottom parts with iron wire around the Utrom so I did not had to damage the Utrom figure. The parts I had to remove for the Utom to fit in the belly I later glued back on the sides and back to give the Utrom a snug fit inside. I changed the head (sculpted over the mouth and „open brain” parts) to give it a bit more robot look instead of a metal human skeleton. The shotgun is modified to look more like a handgun. As a finishing touch I give the body some black lining to give it that comic book look all the NECA Eastman and Laird TMNT comic book figures have. As always I’m also going to make a custom box but wanted the show off the finished figure first.

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p452/Galoob23/IMG_2337_zpsf0sgalk4.jpg (http://s347.photobucket.com/user/Galoob23/media/IMG_2337_zpsf0sgalk4.jpg.html)

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http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p452/Galoob23/IMG_2341_zpstaehmgkh.jpg (http://s347.photobucket.com/user/Galoob23/media/IMG_2341_zpstaehmgkh.jpg.html)

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kaptainmyke
12-07-2016, 10:18 AM
I say this with total respect and admiration of your work: It's almost there. If you look at early renderings by Eastman of Utroms in issue #3 you can see how close to representation it actually is. I like it but yet looks too "Skynet". This is a really hard one to do for sure. You have definitely raised the bar, my friend.

Candy Kappa
12-07-2016, 10:43 AM
Looks pretty good, how's the balancing issues with the figure with the Oot inside?

Discogod
12-07-2016, 10:52 AM
Without wishing to sound too harsh, it's kinda shoddy-looking - like you've just shoved an Utrom into a Terminator figure, and it doesn't really resemble how the Utrom's bodies were drawn in those early issues.

Maybe a more substantial figure would look better - something like a Marvel Legends Iron Man or something.

kaptainmyke
12-07-2016, 11:30 AM
I just didn't want to be that harsh. LOL

Galoob23
12-07-2016, 11:53 AM
Looks pretty good, how's the balancing issues with the figure with the Oot inside?

He balances okey, not great :)

Without wishing to sound too harsh, it's kinda shoddy-looking - like you've just shoved an Utrom into a Terminator figure, and it doesn't really resemble how the Utrom's bodies were drawn in those early issues.

Maybe a more substantial figure would look better - something like a Marvel Legends Iron Man or something.

The Mirage Utroms look like Terminators to me. The recent Nick Toons Kraang also resemble Terminators I think.

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p452/Galoob23/IMG_2355_zpsfdamtheq.jpg (http://s347.photobucket.com/user/Galoob23/media/IMG_2355_zpsfdamtheq.jpg.html)

I just didn't want to be that harsh. LOL

No problem man! I'll finish the box tomorrow. If you want the figure he's yours. If not I'll list him on Ebay.

***First of Two Latin Kings***
12-07-2016, 12:15 PM
Without wishing to sound too harsh, it's kinda shoddy-looking - like you've just shoved an Utrom into a Terminator figure, and it doesn't really resemble how the Utrom's bodies were drawn in those early issues.

Maybe a more substantial figure would look better - something like a Marvel Legends Iron Man or something.

Couldn't agree more.

inaheap
12-07-2016, 02:22 PM
Had the idea to do this myself.

Discogod
12-07-2016, 03:52 PM
The Mirage Utroms look like Terminators to me.

They're way more substantial in the arms & legs that the Endoskeletons though.

If you're going for the Nick look, then sure, why not. But I don't think it fits with the Mirage look at all.

It'd be too big to fit with NECA's scale but I always thought the Marvel Legends AoU Ultron BAF would be a great base for an Utrom body.

DestronMirage22
12-07-2016, 04:05 PM
I like it. It's an interesting representation of an old character.

Mzx10484
12-07-2016, 04:15 PM
Hasta la vista, baby !

kaptainmyke
12-07-2016, 06:02 PM
I want him. I want him because he is one-of-a-kind.

On a side note, you have a sweet backer card for my custom NECA Shredder, but there's not a backer card for my custom NECA Casey Jones. Was that an oversight? I love the back card on the Shredder. Could you make me one for the Casey?

Thanks

Galoob23
12-08-2016, 06:45 AM
I want him. I want him because he is one-of-a-kind.

On a side note, you have a sweet backer card for my custom NECA Shredder, but there's not a backer card for my custom NECA Casey Jones. Was that an oversight? I love the back card on the Shredder. Could you make me one for the Casey?

Thanks

No problem man, something like this?

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p452/Galoob23/Casey%20achterkant_zps9kvskwes.jpg (http://s347.photobucket.com/user/Galoob23/media/Casey%20achterkant_zps9kvskwes.jpg.html)

Galoob23
12-08-2016, 06:57 AM
I want him. I want him because he is one-of-a-kind.

Thanks

And here he is in his box. I think the pictures don't do him complete justice. A loose Utrom figure is so rare I probably will not be doing another one so I considered keeping this one myself. But I decided you can have him kaptainmyke!

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p452/Galoob23/IMG_2399_zpsr3dbwlja.jpg (http://s347.photobucket.com/user/Galoob23/media/IMG_2399_zpsr3dbwlja.jpg.html)

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kaptainmyke
12-08-2016, 09:41 AM
Wow.

Let's do it! I love it! And yes, could you send me the Casey Jones backer? I can affix it to the insides. Could you make the "Michaelangelo" and "Donatello" in red lettering behind or above the central focal figure?

Great Job. Seriously.

Galoob23
12-08-2016, 10:34 AM
Wow.

Let's do it! I love it! And yes, could you send me the Casey Jones backer? I can affix it to the insides. Could you make the "Michaelangelo" and "Donatello" in red lettering behind or above the central focal figure?

Great Job. Seriously.

Thanks!
Sure, I can do behind the figure. It's a scan of the color classics comic so I can't do above the figure.

PM me with a bid of the Utrom figure please.

kaptainmyke
12-08-2016, 07:43 PM
Thank you again for your fine work.

Galoob23
12-08-2016, 11:17 PM
Thank you again for your fine work.


Thank you for being my best TMNT custom figure customer dude :)

TheCanadiandrome
12-16-2016, 10:25 PM
Awesome work bro

Galoob23
12-17-2016, 12:32 AM
Awesome work bro

Thanks man!