Mandalore 25 is back with an EU Update... -- Posted by Tamer on Friday, June 24 2016
"Been a while, but I'm back, and with my 194th figure! Planning some bigger things leading up to #200, and feel free to check out nearly all of them at the Dartharmoresscustoms facebook page:
For #194 I made Alema Rar from the New Jedi Order, and later book series, specifically this version is Alema as a Dark Jedi. Very playable figure as the base figure is black, used Black Widow, with plain hands, and a retooled Aayla Secura head. Alema doesn't have straps around her lekku, and they are longer, so I rectified this, along with a completely new paint job on the head, I just felt the need to make her eyes blue to be proper.
Clone Wars Fan 2011 is back after a long hiatus... -- Posted by Tamer on Friday, June 24 2016
"Hey Guys! Its been a while but im back with a new custom! I still have the parts left over from the 2 figures so Im currently using them to create another custom jedi. not based off of any characters its simply just to use up the parts i have laying around. so as i said in my "sneek peek" post i was going to make a custom Jedi Master Ima-Gun Di so here is!"
As said earlier, just have the finishing touches to add to this before I can say that it is completed."
It is looking like he is really close to being done with this!
A great dio... -- Posted by Tamer on Friday, June 24 2016
More great custom dioramas are showing up on our Facebook Page. I love it!
Big Bad Toy Store lists great new Star Wars Items! -- Posted by Tamer on Thursday, June 23 2016
STAR WARS 1/10 SCALE ART STATUES From Iron Studios comes their Star Wars 1/10 Scale Art Statues of Han Solo’s Stormtrooper disguise, Kylo Ren, Rey, Qui-Gin Jinn, and Luke Skywalker as an X-Wing pilot. Each polystone statue is heavily detailed and comes with their own stands. Han Solo stands at 8” tall, Kylo Ren is 10.25” tall, Rey stands at 9.50” tall, Qui-Gin Jinn stands at 10.25” tall, and Luke Skywalker is 7.5” tall. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=star%20wars%20art%20statue
S.H. FIGUARTS STAR WARS – SCOUT TROOPER & SPEEDER BIKE Join the battle with Bandai Japan’s release of a Scout Trooper on a speeder bike from their S.H. Figuarts Star Wars line! This set includes the Scout Trooper, speeder bike, three replacement wrists for each hand, a blaster, and a stand. This figure is about 6” tall and the bike is about 10.8 inches long. $199.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN16556&mode=retail
The mighty V-wing Airspeeder Transport separates into: Han's Freighter, Leia's Command Shuttle, and Luke's Warp Wings.
For 3 3/4" figures. Made by hand with styrene sheet plastic. It's a rebel command center, star ship repair shop and response unit. The transport hosts 4 V-wings, 3 TR-3B drones, and a Service Lift Jet. The vessel is a transforming space station. There are many interior details with movable objects. Dimensions are 70 x 50 x 20 inches. TR-3B breaks down to 3 drones. $600 for individual components, $2,000 for all. US prices. Made to order."
Daggone, what a cool creation. This could sure be the centerpiece of any Star Wars Collection.
More great Facebook Customs... -- Posted by Tamer on Thursday, June 23 2016
I found this on our page this morning.
The Heavy Gunner provides fire support to Resistance squads and light vehicle divisions. Armed with a specially modified DLT-19 heavy repeating blaster rifle and power pack, the Gunner doesn't have to worry about reloading... just overheating. The irony of being cut down by old Imperial weaponry is not lost on First Order Stormtroopers, making the Gunner a prime target for snipers."
I am seriously liking this trooper too!
Steezy Collector is back with a new custom... -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 22 2016
"I finished up this custom bounty hunter. I used some marvel universe lower legs and cut them down to fit better. Head is a snake eyes head, but I cut off the visor, flipped it and put it over the mouth for sort of a Darth malak look."
He looks pretty tough to me!
Ron Hembling updates us on his latest dio... -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 22 2016
Sorry for the lack of WIP pics but I have been busy getting things done as I am getting medically discharged and there is a crap load of paperwork to do and by the end of the day I'm mentally drained.
Panther updates us on his Rancor Dio... -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 22 2016
With the paint dry, its time to add some texture to ground. Before doing this, I needed to carry out a little more research and on Sunday (Father's Day, which I've made a tradition to watch a Star Wars film that day!) deliberately watched Return Of Jedi.
I noticed that the floor is covered with sand and the rock walls also have a lot of sand build up over them.
I am now waiting on delivery for some silver sand but in the mean time I used the rock ballast, mixed with paint and PVA glue, coated the floor with it. This will give the sand to something to grip against. I also added some onto the walls, for the authentic look from the film. Excuse the blue tack on the floor, I've put that there to mark where the Rancor's feet are going, then as a barrier to keep it clear.
Now I am hoping that the colour isn't as bad as what I think because I was mixing up a light brown (which being red/green colour blind is trickery than you think!) solution mixed with the ballast before I cover it with silver sand.
Mr. Jedi 1977 is back with more custom figures carded! -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, June 22 2016
"OK as promised we have part one of my carded update How i wish like many of you that Hasbro would bring tvc back . A huge thanks to DS customs for make these for me ! So on this batch of 5 random customs i wanted to try a free figure giveaway with a really obscure character which was Cain Adiss i also have enclosed the back of the card and for pure nostalgia using the original proof of purchase as well as the card for Cain Adiss as well i just need to find a plastic bubble big enough to hold cain, since he is a huge figure . In addition there's a few more as well . I will be back in a day or two with batch two."
I really love the look of these. Way to go Mr. Jedi 1977!
The first two are recards of "missing" TVC figures for which I updated the quality of the cards...Bib Fortuna and Imperial Gunner. The Imperial Gunner is a composite pic with a new background, but I think the end result came out pretty nicely...
The third one is a new cardback...one of my favorite pictures from ROTJ...would have been so cool if Kenner/Hasbro had used it in the past...
I didn't customize the figures for these three, they're straight repacks (the Luke is the Saber Construction TVC version).