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I bought a Invaders Red Skull and X-Force Archangel on Ebay, but they came without accesories.

Having read about Shapeways on other forums, I decided to give it a try and make some replacement accesories for the figures:

 

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I gave my regular Archangel's wings to the X-Force, and made folded ones for the regular:

Unpainted:

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Painted silver:

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On the figure:

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With X-Force Archangel:

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All can be found on my Shapeways shop: http://www.shapeways.com/shops/scrypt

 

I would definitely be buying a pair of Archangel wings if there wasn't a 20 dollar shipping charge. Any chance of you moving to the states so I can get cheaper shipping?`

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Funny story, I accidentally clicked on the Marvel Legends thread without realizing it and started to get pissed even saying out loud ,"where the **** is the customs thread!?" LOL

 

Anyway, I did this LBC. A much needed one IMO. Let's be honest, the one Hasbro gave us sucks monkey nuts! I may redo it though because the paint I used is enamel and I did not notice it until well into the project and it didn't take as smoothly as I would like.

 

Body - MU Cyclops

 

Upper Thighs - O.P.P. cast

 

Head MU Sivler Surfer modded

 

Left hand- O.P.P. cast

 

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Funny story, I accidentally clicked on the Marvel Legends thread without realizing it and started to get pissed even saying out loud ,"where the **** is the customs thread!?" LOL

 

Anyway, I did this LBC. A much needed one IMO. Let's be honest, the one Hasbro gave us sucks monkey nuts! I may redo it though because the paint I used is enamel and I did not notice it until well into the project and it didn't take as smoothly as I would like.

 

Body - MU Cyclops

 

Upper Thighs - O.P.P. cast

 

Head MU Sivler Surfer modded

 

Left hand- O.P.P. cast

 

003-10.jpg

 

001-13.jpg

love it Onyx! have you tried a 'final layer' of silver acrylic over the enamel? would that work to help seal it/dry it up?

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Found a random Terminator Salvation TRIP robot at Tuesday Morning...twas bored. tadaa...Warlock.

 

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wow, that makes a great warlock.

 

I've thought a few times it would be neat to make a Warlock/Douglock/whatever he went/goes by; but I could never come up with a good idea of what to start with. Well, and I'm not really great with tools in my hands.lol

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Funny story, I accidentally clicked on the Marvel Legends thread without realizing it and started to get pissed even saying out loud ,"where the **** is the customs thread!?" LOL

 

Anyway, I did this LBC. A much needed one IMO. Let's be honest, the one Hasbro gave us sucks monkey nuts! I may redo it though because the paint I used is enamel and I did not notice it until well into the project and it didn't take as smoothly as I would like.

 

Body - MU Cyclops

 

Upper Thighs - O.P.P. cast

 

Head MU Sivler Surfer modded

 

Left hand- O.P.P. cast

 

003-10.jpg

 

001-13.jpg

wow! now there's an improvement

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I would definitely be buying a pair of Archangel wings if there wasn't a 20 dollar shipping charge. Any chance of you moving to the states so I can get cheaper shipping?`

 

It's not my shop, they 3D-print the designs you upload.

I don't think they charge 20 on shipping, they just require you to buy for $25 minimum, which is why I waited to order until I had different designs which totaled for more then $25

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I was so impressed with the customs I recieved from Legend I felt I had to go ahead and complete the new team. So here is a New group shot of X-Force and my AoA Nightcrawler as a member of X-Force.

 

looks good, did you paint a grey primer or anything for the "tattoo"? Mine isn't bright enough because I painted right over the blue.

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I was so impressed with the customs I recieved from Legend I felt I had to go ahead and complete the new team. So here is a New group shot of X-Force and my AoA Nightcrawler as a member of X-Force.

 

looks good, did you paint a grey primer or anything for the "tattoo"? Mine isn't bright enough because I painted right over the blue.

Model Master Neutral Grey right over the blue no primer. I used a X-23 X-logo from her belt and just added a little gray over the red. I was really fun completing him this was my first time using Model Master paint and I have to say I will be buy a whole lot more of this stuff.

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What kind of paint do you guys use? I've tried the model kit enamels, and like Onyx they don't seem the best way to go. I like that Silver Surfer, although I still can't stand the head sculpt. I haven't seen a Silver Surfer figure I like yet though. It's too bad Hasbro won't made a body just for Silver Surfer that had a sense of the liquid like quality he has.

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I use acrylics from Wal-mart. I've been thinking about trying to track down 2 more Scarlet Spidey figs. One for Silver Surfer, and one for an improved Deadpool (though I might make him from a Cyke, or Comm Rogers), and then spray paint the Surfer silver, and the spray that w/ an acrylic clear coat, or I'll try to find some silver acrylic spray paint.

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