Beach Bum Barry (Masters of the Universe) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:62049
Name:Beach Bum Barry
Contest:Cheapskate Challenge
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Masters of the Universe
Creator:Kevlar Palsh  
Date Added:May 31, 2014
Base Figure:Bootleg MOTU
Height:5.00 inches
Being the broke guy that I am I'm always shuffling through flea markets and old shops looking for fun cheap toys. When this contest was announced it gave my casual browsing a more 'mission' feel (I love that). While shopping at a local rummage antique store that also sells all sorts of toys I came across this super ugly bootleg HE-MAN figure. He was so odd looking and corny I knew I could do something to him for the contest. One whole dollar was spent and off to the work bench he went. I don't know why but I thought it would be awesome to make him bald with a grown out long hair. With summer approaching I thought it would be neat to make him an ageing surfer. Like a local odd ball character who lives at Venice Beach, CA and is on the waves 365 days of the year. I sculpted the shirt, shorts, belt, modded the head, and modded the wrist guards. His feet were also modded and I implanted small lead weights in his feet to balance him out so he could stand. Before I did that he couldn't stand at all. The surf board was just made from bossa wood. THANKS for taking the time to check him out and vote!

User Comments
Kevlar Palsh -
Monday, June 9, 2014
Thanks yall! Appreciated!
VicVeinz -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
This one was my personal favorite I used to have that bootleg wwf Big John Stud figure..and best of all the restoration of a figure no one cares about & the transformation to a collectible
Bacchus -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Awesome job Kevlar Palsh, really like how this figure came out. One of my favorites of the contest!
Voting ends for the Cheapskate Challenge Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Rabid_Ewok -
Friday, June 6, 2014
I love this figure, definitely my favorite of the contest. Great job.
Miss Hiss -
Thursday, June 5, 2014
mikey0357 -
Thursday, June 5, 2014
It's surfer Hulk Hogan...hahaha, this is great custom! Really brought this beach bum to life! Shaka, brah!
Nits -
Monday, June 2, 2014
AMAZING job! He looks like a knock off Hulk Hogan haha
NeCrollector -
Monday, June 2, 2014
Totally bodacious, dude! Awesome & fun! I love it, dude!
massprime -
Monday, June 2, 2014
panchopantera -
Monday, June 2, 2014
This guy looks super cool.
Topflight Tony -
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Pretty awesome. Very original.
toyguru -
Sunday, June 1, 2014
I think you really grasped what this contest was all about. Taking cheap figure and turning him into something fun. And I like that he's original and not a super hero or something.
STCreator -
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Beautiful paint job on his skin! It really makes his muscles look realistic, like how bodybuilders look on stage!
KirkyMonster1983 -
Sunday, June 1, 2014
I want a whole line of figures like this!!! Masters of the Waves!!!
1andonly5711 -
Sunday, June 1, 2014
This is nice
Voting begins for the Cheapskate Challenge Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Sunday, June 1, 2014
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