Triming and elongating limbs
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Triming and elongating limbs

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Ok I just had another problem with my custom:

I do not like how short and bulky it is. I mean the limbs are so short and the hands are tiny. I want to know what would be the best way to trim off the excess bulges and alsom make the hands larger and the limbs(mostly just the arms) a little bit longer?

Can anyone help me out on this one?

Posted by SUZE
on Monday, June 8, 2009
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flawpunk -
Friday, June 12, 2009
sent u a comment on the DA
SUZE -
Monday, June 8, 2009
Sounds good, thanks I'll let you know when I try it.(working on it now)

Thanks again for your help and advice.
Goldenwolf -
Monday, June 8, 2009
you know what could work paper clips as a base wire frame or hairpin's either would work . Let me know how it goes!
SUZE -
Monday, June 8, 2009
I don't think body swap is and option since this is my only figure *sad, I know* T_T

maybe the same technique you sugessted with the forearms?
Goldenwolf -
Monday, June 8, 2009
okay cool you could replace the handsW/ bigger ones from older venom figures.
SUZE -
Monday, June 8, 2009
Yeah its the marvel legends Venom(gargan tunderbolts) one

I want it more of the style from New waysa to die where the hands are larger and he has long fingers like claws.
Goldenwolf -
Monday, June 8, 2009
Hands are a bit tricky which figure age you working on again was it Venom ?
SUZE -
Monday, June 8, 2009
No not crazy at all. I was seriously thinking of cutting at the middle of the forearms and placing a section of clay or whatever in between. I would never though of adding a screw at the middle, that should give it a more reliable support. Thank you so much!

Stilll need help with making the hands though, problem is that their so articulated I wish I can keep that.
Goldenwolf -
Monday, June 8, 2009
you could sand down some of the bulkiness W/ fine grit sand paper or Dremel . This might sound nuts but you can make arms longer by Cutting the arm & Adding A screw into the center of the cut part then you clip off the screw head and screw the clipped end in to the other cut off piece . secure the screw W/ A few dabs of Krazy Glue around the screw & cut Part then you could use some Epoxy Putty A.K.A.- (Plumber's Epoxy it can be found @ any hardware store for $3 to $5 when kneeded it will dry Rock hard in 5 min ) and sculpt the arm around the screw then paint it & your finished - ( just be sure to measure the screw to the length you need and be sure that you do not drill the screw into an Moveable joint or out of the body part you are working on. ) it happened to me before .

Hope this help!
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