Professor Xavier's Hover Chair (Marvel Legends) Custom Vehicle
Custom #:36424
Name:Professor Xavier's Hover Chair
Contest:Vehicular Toyslaughter
Custom Type:Vehicle
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Date Added:January 31, 2012
Base Figure:ToyBiz '90s Professor Xavier
Height:5.00 inches
I've been dabbling with custom figures with over a decade, and while I only developed the confidence to share my work in the last two years, I've been refining my work for a very long time. My first posts were Metroid figures, but my first love was Marvel Legends. I have a whole box of old Marvel customs that I need to dig out, repair, and post on the Realm. But for now, I'm showing you all my latest work, Professor Xavier's Hoverchair!

I always intended to make this toy someday, but the Vehicular Toyslaughter Custom Contest was the perfect justification to get a move on and get it done. Thanks again, Figure Realm! I had all the parts I needed in the old ToyBiz Prof.X toy from the '90s, it was just a matter of getting it done.

Not much to it, really. Just disassembled the old Xavier, ditched the torso, adjusted the various pieces to make the chair large enough to accommodate a 6 inch figure, and sculpted the rest. I'd like to give special thanks to my brother for being an OCD pr!(k . . . every time I brought the chair to him, he said "Nope, sand it some more." I was coughing epoxy dust for a week, and I wanted to strangle him, but I can't deny the results: you literally CANNOT see where the plastic ends and the LocTite begins, it's seamless and perfectly flat! Complete paint job, and now I've got a full ML scale Shi'ar hover chair.


User Comments
Cosmic Fantasy Customs -
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
man you did a fantastic job and the extra work truly paid off. also recommend some dust masks, I have learned the hard way also.
Batman1016 -
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Heh, tell me about it! Thanks for the kind words, as always!
Voting ends for the Vehicular Toyslaughter Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Rabid_Ewok -
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Looks good. I like that you took the extra effort to enlarge the chair.
Batman1016 -
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Thanks. Woulda been kinda silly if I tried to stuff a six inch figure into a 5 inch scale chair, right?
endcity -
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
thats nice work I had a chair in the works just did not get it finished
Batman1016 -
Friday, February 10, 2012
Well hey, now that I reminded you, you should get it done! I'd love to see your rendition! Thanks for the comment!
Bushinryus40th -
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
I gotta say this was one of Xaviers best chairs!( WHEELS SUCK!) Great idea to use the original Toybiz one my brother owns this bad boy I wonder if he would mind if I...... Oh yes need to nab an Xavier first! Awesome work bro!
Batman1016 -
Friday, February 10, 2012
Thanks! And I definitely recommend having a go of it yourself! Get an Xavier, get a ToyBiz chair, and get crackin'!
Voting begins for the Vehicular Toyslaughter Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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