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Gamorrean Palace Guard Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:24131  
Name:Gamorrean Palace Guard
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Star Wars
Creator:Madtinker76  
Date Added:September 10, 2010
Base Figure:ML Legendary Riders FA Thing
Height:7.00 inches
All Hail Pigs in Space.
This is my first completed Star Wars custom. Darth Vader is lying somewhere at the bottom of my fodder bin plotting his way to the top..
This is one of ML First Appearance Things that came with his legendary? um..hover bike. the hands are from the target exclusive movie hulk I used previous for Wolverage. The feet are from a grey hulk, I think one of the 5 inch scale versions.
A lot of sanding and sculpting. Lots of added epoxy to get the heavy, slow moving, Gamorrean look. Looked at lot of Gamorrean costumes that fans have made for ideas on how to take on the face. I found that the Thing's face really lent itself to the piggy look.
I did use fabric on this custom to help get the earthy leathery look. I also used some faux fur for the loin clothe. I wanted to make sure I could pose the legs for those awesome drop kicks and..well I wanted to be able to to be able to waddle with easy.
I hope you like. Comments and Feedback welcome.
you can see some work in progress pics on my facebook page.


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User Comments
Madtinker76 - Monday, September 13, 2010
Thanks for all the comments guys. I plan to tackle some more Star Wars customs in the future. I recall I started a Boba Fett when I first got to experimenting with action figures. It was crud :P Asch anytime your Luke thinks he is Jedi enough..just kidding. I had thought about taking some pictures with this guy eating some bacon, then realizing it was his missing cousin.
rpetras - Monday, September 13, 2010
WoW!!!
Add my kudos to the pile of others.
This is simply amazing.
DiceMan - Saturday, September 11, 2010
wtf I agree no way thats the thing
wow though man great work
hiddencloud - Saturday, September 11, 2010
no doubt the coolest thing ever!
AREZ - Saturday, September 11, 2010
HOLY crud BRO!!!
This is the FIRST and the BEST Gamorrean Guard custom ever. SIMPLE BAD AZZ!!!
fitzjedi - Saturday, September 11, 2010
THAT, my friend, is a piece of ART! -Fitz
Birdman - Saturday, September 11, 2010
Holy ffff...fff... fish!
Simply amazing! Great job!!!
chaosemperor - Saturday, September 11, 2010
This is spectacular, if it wasn't for the joint lines I'd swear you just posted a clip picture of the character from the ROTJ movie....it's that good!
asch - Saturday, September 11, 2010
absolute victory- one of Your best, Tinker! my Luke is dying to play with this fatty-boy..
GOLIATH_CUSTOMS - Saturday, September 11, 2010
Congrats this is one wicked custom, love all the detail and use of different materials. This is only a look the MADTINKER could pull off!
loosecollector - Friday, September 10, 2010
Woah! Now my favorite Madtinker custom! Look at the mug on that guy!
myshoeiswet - Friday, September 10, 2010
Wow, that is a masterpiece. Simply amazing sculpting and painting!
Galactape- Middle Earth customs - Friday, September 10, 2010
WOW you could never tell that was the thing amazing
Unknown User - Friday, September 10, 2010
This is customizing at it's best. Taking a figure and transforming it to something so drastically different takes tremendous skill. I know you hear it all the time but you sir are my hero.
bobtheodd - Friday, September 10, 2010
Awesome work as always!
CFTofu - Friday, September 10, 2010
A work of art
bjpalm1994 - Friday, September 10, 2010
WOW!! This is awesome!! You kept the vintage Gamorrean Guard look with just the right amout of updatedness(is that a word?) Great Custom!!!!
CplHicks - Friday, September 10, 2010
WOW!!!!
AMAZING!!!
Count Chocula - Friday, September 10, 2010
This has to be one of the coolest customs I've seen. I can't belive this is the Thing under there. Great work.
Stevid - Friday, September 10, 2010
This is just sick bro! Amazing sculpting!! I also can't believe that was the Thing!
cerebus - Friday, September 10, 2010
great job Tinker
Unknown User - Friday, September 10, 2010
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!! I think might be my new favourite custom of you!!! This is a spot on recreation, and I love the scale for the marvel legends to star wars conversion! Your sculpting work is good, but almost overlooked behind great paints! Glorbes would be proud with the fabric work! You know how I am about that, and especially the faux fur, I keep that in my arsenal too!
Freaking awesome stuff!
Darththomas - Friday, September 10, 2010
Yet another major hit from the madtinker, really every single one amazes me and this is no exception!!
Unknown User - Friday, September 10, 2010
I don't believe that was ever the thing. Why are you lying to us?
Seriously though, thats amazing. Never seen someone tackle something like this, let alone do it so well.
Madtinker76 - Friday, September 10, 2010
here is the link to my facbook album:
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