Making figures flight base ready
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Making figures flight base ready

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Hey guys. I've been looking around for any resources on how to add flight base functionality to Marvel Legends figures, but I couldn't find a topic dealing with that anywhere. I want to take my figures that don't have holes in their backs and find some way to make them work with the ML flight bases by modding either the figure or the flight base. I'd like to avoid drilling holes in the figures if possible.

Does anyone have any ideas or methods? Could anybody point me to any articles or threads that address the issue? Thanks a lot.

Posted by MonsterChris
on Saturday, November 14, 2009
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MonsterChris -
Monday, November 23, 2009
Thanks for the pics, Pock. Not a bad way to do it. I may give your way a try.
pock63 -
Friday, November 20, 2009
Here are a cuple pictres.

I just taped part of a coet hanger to a marvel Legends flight base so that it will work for dc figures.
pock63 -
Friday, November 20, 2009
I tried making a flight stand today for my dcu figures. I think it turned out pretty well I'll post pictres later.
MonsterChris -
Friday, November 20, 2009
Thanks again for the help, everyone. I think I'm going to give the clear rubber band thing a try first. If I come up with some exceptionally genius way of making that work, I'll post it.
bobtheodd -
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Well, my best suggestion to you would be:
1. Drill holes in the back of the figures to attach to the stand(which you said you don't want to do).
2. Get doll stands that are made for 12 inch dolls(or mod the stands you have) like Top-notch comix or Green Skin said, that way it holds them off the ground
3. Get a bag of Clear Rubber Bands(Google them) I saw a bag for about $3. Take those and fix the figure to the stand.
I think the third on will be the cheapest and/or less destructive to your figures.
That's all I got.
Green Skin -
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Modify the flight base to accept an insert, and use a piece of wire shaped like a doll stand to hold the figure. Make sure you use strong wire, if it bends easily it won't work. It'll look like a "c" shape on it's side with a "V' coming from the bottom of it. Should work out, the hardest part will be modding the fight base. The "c" shape either grabs the figure by the waist, or under the shoulders depending on how you set it up. Here's a link to give you an idea of what I mean:

http://www.collectingwarehouse.com/Prod ... DQodmnfZpQ
MonsterChris -
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Thanks for the idea guys. I'm not allowed to post a link (apparently), but a website named "poeghostal" has a review of them posted with a photo. Basically it is a clear plastic post that fits into a flat base at the bottom. The post has two joints in it that bend 90 degrees, each. the top of the post tapers down and plugs into a hole in the back of the figure.
bobtheodd -
Saturday, November 14, 2009
I would agree with Top-notch comix, I'm not sure what the bases look like, if you have a link to a picture, I'm sure I could come up with a more solid idea.
Top-notch comix -
Saturday, November 14, 2009
make a hok or something to put on the flight-stands (like the ones that dolls attach to)
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