Freddy Krueger (G.I. Joe) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:40447
Name:Freddy Krueger
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:G.I. Joe
Date Added:July 1, 2012
Base Figure:Various
Height:3.75 inches
Completion Time:15.00 hours
Articulation:10 points
Head: Blanka '93 (modified)
Torso: Salvo '90
Arms: Ripcord '84
Left Hand: Hydro-Viper '88 (modified)
Waist: Downtown '89
Legs: Pathfinder '90

Hat: Wild Bill '83
Claws: cut from some package material

I started working on this custom just with memories from my mind. As you can see in the WIP and result, I made a few mistakes. I thought Freddy had two hands with five fingered claws, but it was only the right hand with four claws. I found that out right after I primed the parts. CRAP! So I cut off the "grip" hand (which wasn't done that properly anyway) and replaced it with a normal hand, leaving the claws. I was too satisfied with the open hand, so although it had five claws, I didn't change it. Because I had to attach the Hydro-Viper hand to Ripcord's lower arm, this was a good opportunity to try the "make a swivel wrist" thing. Turned out not too bad. The claws were cut from a piece of plastic, like the one that's used on carded figures.
For the torso I needed one without any stuff going on, just a shirt. Salvo's worked for me.
The waist and legs needed to be basic, just a pair of pants with a belt, so I came up with this.
The hat was modified, I dremeled off the piece of rope and the captain stripes.
Blanka's head had this great evil grin so I got rid of his hair and tortured the skin to make it look like the scarred Freddy. Did the same thing with that hand too. Painted it and used a wash + red paint to make it look "bloody scarred".

User Comments
The Watcher -
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Tim121RVC -
Monday, July 2, 2012
Thank you!
NeCrollector -
Sunday, July 1, 2012
COOL! WICKED! 3.75" figures beware!
Tim121RVC -
Monday, July 2, 2012
Yeah, all my Joes ran away from him.....
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