SCULPTING LEGS WHEN BASE FIGURE HAS NO BALL JOINTS
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SCULPTING LEGS WHEN BASE FIGURE HAS NO BALL JOINTS

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Hello everybody, just wondered if any one can help or has any thoughts.

I have bought a base figure for a custom, planning to sculpt around the figure after Dremelling it down. Dremelled the legs but they aren't ball jointed to the groin?
This might cause problems on the sculpt, I was just wondered if any one else had completed a figure like this before, or am I better of just getting a new base figure with ball joints here? P.s the groin is hollow so can't be Dremelled down. Am considering taking a lot more than usual from the legs.... Any thoughts would be much appreciated. Thanks

Posted by JASONLIVES
on Sunday, August 26, 2012
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Darththomas -
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
That's the spirit dude, nothing ventured, nothing gained . It's what the first steps in customizing are all about, don't get disheartened if something doesn't work, just try something else. Oh and expect to waste a few figures too.
JASONLIVES -
Monday, August 27, 2012
Thanks Darkthomas81, I might switch the torso if I can't sculpt around the legs. Gonna have a go first and see what happens....Thanks for letting me know about the posts I will get posting. Oh and the legs are pinned in, but I can't remove the pins as they're molded onto the leg itself.
Darththomas -
Sunday, August 26, 2012
So, what kind of joints does he have??. Are you hoping to add a ball joint or are you just unsure whether the current joint can be sculpted over? If you definitely want ball joints on his hips, your easiest method would be to switch the lower torso with a figure that does have them. It would be so much easier to help if you had some pics but you can't post pics until you reach a number of posts (think it's around 10). So make some posts and get us some pictures, I'm sure we'll be able to help better then.
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