Bumblebee (Transformers) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:3151
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Transformers
Date Added:July 4, 2007
Base Figure:Classics Bumblebee
Height:5.00 inches
Hi guys, my name is Z from Brooklyn... Hence BKZ. I have been customizing since the early 90's. My first custom I remember was turning a he man figure into a Darkman (was really horrible like most of our first customs...lol), next I bought wizard magazine ( I think it was issue #8 if I remember correctly) and they had there first custom corner where they turned the series 1 marvel superheroes Captain America into US Agent. I immediately started to work on cap without hesitation...lol. We'll after that I decided to customize most of my figures. But then the last custom I did in that era was for a Toyfair magazine contest in the late 90's where jakks pacific sponsored it. You had to make a series of WWF superstars and I Made The Blue Blazer, Godfather, Jeff Jarrett, and a few others. We'll I lost, just to find out a few months later those same figures I did was being released by jakks in separate series. Coincidence? maybe, but I felt like mine should at LEAST been posted, because they were way better than most they showed. So after that I stopped customizing.

But a few years ago I starting seeing a lot of custom action figures popping up on the net and I really liked what I was seeing, so I began customizing again slowly getting back in the game. My issue has always been where to post my customs .I tried RTM early last year and a custom con 14, but there really wasn't a place to comment on customs so I stopped posting. So now I found this site and I must say it seems cool, so I hope you guys don't mind if I make this my home:-)

Now, Bumblebee was made from Classics...Bumblebee. I just gave him a new paint job with this 18k Gold spray paint and a yellow ink wash on top. I dremmeled down the hook I the rear for his accessory. Then I modified the Megatron gun that cape with MP-01 Optimus Prime to fit bumblebee so it gives him more size standing next to the other Autobots.

User Comments
Unknown User -
Thursday, July 2, 2009
nice bumble bee! he looks old scool but realistic too
greymonk -
Thursday, July 5, 2007
wow in that one shot the headlights look like they are ON!! Great work and welcome to the site!
Bob-A-Ferret -
Thursday, July 5, 2007
Welcome aboard and great work very nice
rpetras -
Thursday, July 5, 2007
That's some smoooooth paint!
TF customs are a beyatch because you usually have to open 'em up.
Nice work!
BKZ718 -
Thursday, July 5, 2007
Hey Guys thanks for all your posts, I had to completely take him apart to spray him, but I forgot to cover the lights in the front so I just painted over it.
rateeg -
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
very nice.
did you disassemble the figure?
Shinobitron -
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Only if he gets a new face.
Kern -
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Wouldn't the fact that he's now gold make him Goldbug?
Unknown User -
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
great work man
welcome aboard
Shinobitron -
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Very nice he looks 100% better than the bland old yellow. Good work and welcome to the boards
Unknown User -
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Welcome aboard Z...Nice work. Hope to see more.
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