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Ultimate War Machine Mach I Concept Custom Action Figure

Custom #:31404  
Name:Ultimate War Machine Mach I Concept
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Date Added:July 29, 2011
Base Figure:Iron Man Movie War Monger
Height:9.50 inches
Hey guys, tryna get out some of these unfinished customs. This guy was one of three I was working on for the Armored Up Contest. He's an Iron Monger dull gray version. I was just going to paint him but the lack of articulation in an otherwise cool sculpt was driving me insane.
So, I cut him in half, cut off the legs, drilled out the legs, and added two ball joints from a broken ML Galactus BAF I got in a fodder lot giving his thighs and hips a swivel and ball joint. I then took a Four Horsemen Ramathor's torso, ( the factory defects), and shaved it down, modded the joints, added an LED light, then attached it, with all kinds of fodder and fabricated little pieces, to the upper and lower torso. It was then I noticed the arms were kind of short. So I added some ball joints and other pieces I shaved down from a bionicle, bought two cap guns, glued the pieces together, dremeled the peg holes in his wrists and attached them. I then took the bionicle's ankles, wrists, and hands and cut and glued and epoxied a larger hand that now has 5pts. of articulation. I got the head off an Iron Man Movie Tony Stark with a removable face shield that I glued together and added a plastic strip for mouth piece. Yep, that's Robert Downey under there! Now I added two multi-directional ball joints to his back and attached LED'S for thrusters. Time for the guns. Blaster in the center is from A TMNT toy and is removable and turns and folds behind him, I don't have the original missile so it doesn't launch. Missile Launcher was very old fodder from G.I. Joe's glued together. Other Blaster launches and was fodder??? The two side weapons (launcher/blaster) are attached by 5 neodymium magnets and are interchangeable/ removable. Everything was painted in Acrylics and sealed. I will probably do a little more work on this after seeing the pictures. Getting low on supplies so I'll just have to wait.

Anyway, sorry for the long description. Thanks for looking and comments are always welcome!

User Comments
doybandoy - Sunday, July 31, 2011
That's some serious metallic painting skills man!
RedRebelCustoms - Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The kind words are much appreciated. I'm sorry I hadn't noticed this comment sooner.
TheGr8One - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Wow that looks cool!
RedRebelCustoms - Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Thanks for the compliment. I apologize for not replying sooner bro!
tommyx - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Really nice!
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Thanks Tommyx! Looks like you've been keep'n pretty steady putt'n out some great stuff!
Monkeyman411 - Friday, July 29, 2011
Wow...just Wow
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
These comments are always humbling because I think of all those customs that made me just say wow! I'm glad you liked my work here!
Cosmic Fantasy Customs - Friday, July 29, 2011
great original take, and love the execution. keep up the great work.
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Thanks for another huge compliment Cosmic Fantasy! I'll try to finish more of them. It's a pain trying to prioritize when you jump around between so many customs at once.
Bob-A-Ferret - Friday, July 29, 2011
War machine meet the Iron Giant LOL jk That is awesome great job
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Ha ha! Yeah, now I see the resemblance. Seriously though, in the Ultimates the War Machine armor is huge!
Champion City Toys - Friday, July 29, 2011
Fantastic work!

The paint looks excellent.
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Thanks man! I appreciate the colorful post.
TheRealSupaMan - Friday, July 29, 2011
Looks AMAZING! Very detailed and love the paint job!
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Thanks for the great comment. Been tryna improve my metallic effect for some T-Former work I was asked to do.
JonnyVu - Friday, July 29, 2011
And you hit another out of the ball park!
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Thanks again JonnyVu ! Glad you're digg'n my figs.
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