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Old 01-10-2017, 02:25 PM   #1
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Cool Krang's Gross Dimension X Body by KaptainMyke [ PROGRESS ]

http://blog.kaptainmyke.com/?p=1010



Itís my very first custom action figure Iíve ever built. For the sake of being the first in the world to attempt to build such an interesting figure, I will be unveiling progression photos and production notes.

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A ton of photos and updates will be here and at my progress posts on my blog.

What do you think?
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:10 PM   #2
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I love it that you are tackling Krang's body, that design deserves a physical representation.

I didn't think X Body was as tall as the Android body, but it's a nice base for a custom.
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:14 PM   #3
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Wow. Well, it's certainly ambitious! Never thought I'd see a gutted/re-purposed Krang android. Like CK implied, I think the original idea was for it to be a standard sized action figure, but this scale would definitely give one a sizable canvas for sculpting all that detail. He'd be quite formidable! Best of luck.
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This is super cool!
Please keep us posted
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:52 PM   #5
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Thanks I really appreciate it. Any feedback whether constructive or positive with concerns is totally welcome. I always assumed this figure was intended to be an 11" or 12" figure. I guess I never thought about it being a 5" figure.

Custom Toy Builder and forum member Galoob23 had observed the 2008 Marvel Hulk Abomination figure is pretty much a direct ripoff of this body concept art drawing. That figure is the standard 5" or 6" size I believe. Maybe he will chime in this thread soon with a photo.
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Old 01-10-2017, 06:22 PM   #6
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Cool idea! Looking forward to see how it all comes together!
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Old 01-10-2017, 06:30 PM   #7
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Cool idea! Looking forward to see how it all comes together!
I have another project in the works too - and thanks to oldmanwinters I can get finalized on the card art.
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Old 01-11-2017, 01:22 AM   #9
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Wow. Well, it's certainly ambitious! Never thought I'd see a gutted/re-purposed Krang android. Like CK implied, I think the original idea was for it to be a standard sized action figure, but this scale would definitely give one a sizable canvas for sculpting all that detail. He'd be quite formidable! Best of luck.
I was thinking on that theory again some more. If the original brain head would fit on top, how would that be to scale with a 5" figure? Would that even work?
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Old 01-29-2017, 12:41 AM   #10
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Hey how's this coming along? Curious to see the progress.
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Old 01-29-2017, 12:04 PM   #11
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It's going really well. I've spent the past week busy with other projects, but the head sculpting is coming along nicely. I should have a new post next week.
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Old 01-29-2017, 03:09 PM   #12
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Custom Toy Builder and forum member Galoob23 had observed the 2008 Marvel Hulk Abomination figure is pretty much a direct ripoff of this body concept art drawing. That figure is the standard 5" or 6" size I believe. Maybe he will chime in this thread soon with a photo.
I'll definately do that! But first I have to wrap op the 12 inch Giant Cyber Samurai Turtle in his box!

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Old 02-17-2017, 09:39 PM   #13
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If you're still wondering what to use to fill in the cavity you could try aluminum foil.
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Old 02-28-2017, 04:02 PM   #14
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Guys I have not abandoned the project at all - turns out, after January hit everyone in my household got super sick and we got snowed in twice so I've had a lot of distractions lately. More updates to come soon. oh and a big Thank you to tmntfannumerouno for the sound advice on the stomach cavity.
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:31 AM   #17
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Custom Toy Builder and forum member Galoob23 had observed the 2008 Marvel Hulk Abomination figure is pretty much a direct ripoff of this body concept art drawing. That figure is the standard 5" or 6" size I believe. Maybe he will chime in this thread soon with a photo.
I will reveal my 6 inch Krang with Gross Dimension X body soon! I posted the colorway in another thread but will post him here as well.

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I will reveal my 6 inch Krang with Gross Dimension X body soon! I posted the colorway in another thread but will post him here as well.

https://image.ibb.co/kxWu2m/Tmnt_krangbody_color.jpg
I like the color scheme and I can't wait to see the finished figure.
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Old 11-16-2017, 05:43 AM   #19
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I am terribly excited to see this one
Woukd look good next to the technodrome
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I am terribly excited to see this one
Woukd look good next to the technodrome
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Update: I finished the packaging!

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