U-87 Cyber Combat Unit (Caprica) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:48199
Name:U-87 Cyber Combat Unit (Caprica)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Battlestar Galactica
Date Added:March 21, 2013
Base Figure:Retro Cylon Commander
Height:8.00 inches
Completion Time:4.00 hours
Articulation:20 points
This is the U-87 from the prequel series Caprica. The prototype that Zoe's avatar is trapped in, and of what will later become the military Cylons.
I used a Retro Cylon figure, removed pretty much all of it's armor, and went to town re-sculpting everything. I sliced down the head and repainted, then took off the chest plate and put a layer of clay over it, and went in with small tools to carve in all the little details. Glued the chest plate back on and then painted everything with 2 different blacks, 3 different grays/silvers, and a gold. The figure remains fully articulated, and it's not 100% show accurate, but considering the work that went into it, I'm pretty happy with the outcome.

User Comments
evrybdyluvsjosh -
Friday, March 22, 2013
Cool! Since you already tackled the domestic cylons and now you've taken care of U-87, you might want to try that awesome commander cylon from the last episode of Caprica! I'm amazed by how quickly you're churning these out.
Blain3 -
Friday, March 22, 2013
Yes! I'm working on the construction cylon from the finale now, and then I totally want to tackle that commander!
Blain3 -
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Took the night off from my other projects and finished that commander... Check it out, hope you like.
Sabretooth -
Thursday, March 21, 2013
looking awesome
Blain3 -
Friday, March 22, 2013
Thank you
CB2001 -
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Blain3 -
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Willoughbian -
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Tight. Looks great.
Blain3 -
Friday, March 22, 2013
NeCrollector -
Thursday, March 21, 2013
That's AMAZING!!!! The light-up eye is just the cherry on the top!
Blain3 -
Friday, March 22, 2013
Wouldn't be a cylon without a red light, lol
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