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X-Force Style Toad Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:22015  
Name:X-Force Style Toad
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:Xysma Warhorse  
Date Added:May 29, 2010
Base Figure:Longshot
Height:6.00 inches
What if Toad joined X-Force? I liked the head sculpt on the movie Toad, but the lack of articulation was frustrating so I had been wanting to do something with that head. I picked up Xorn and Longshot on a website and thought the Longshot body would be great for Toad. I orignally had in mind to do a stealth ops type Toad, but then the X-Force idea came up and I had to go with it. This one was much trickier than I thought, first the head was attached to the neck, so I had to do a lot of dremelling to get the head to fit onto the Longshot neck, then I screwed up and drilled through the top of the head, so I had to fill the gap with green stuff and sculpt it to match the hair. The second problem was that the hip joints were super loose, I couldn't even get him to stand up, so I had to pop off the lower torso and tighten it up with some green stuff. I also swapped the Longshot hands with the Toad hands, but that was a simple swap, no sculpting necessary. I also gave him a knife from a Wildcats Black Razor to go with the dangerous X-Force style. Oh yeah, this was the first time I used rare earth magnets to attach the head to the neck, it works well, I was able to retain articulation on the head. I accomplished my goal of having a cool looking, super articulated Toad, hope you guys like it.


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User Comments
Automatauntaun - Thursday, July 26, 2012
Awesome deal!
issaim98 - Sunday, May 30, 2010
Very clean work as always. By the way I saw your Ogun you made some time back, I am making one at 3.75".
speedlee - Sunday, May 30, 2010
Looks amazing ! Great work !
pock63 - Saturday, May 29, 2010
Very nice!
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