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Shredder (Cartoon Version) Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:42077  
Name:Shredder (Cartoon Version)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Creator:TurtlesinTime  
Date Added:August 23, 2012
Base Figure:Toon Shredder Playmates 1988/1992
Height:5.00 inches
My recent custom TMNT needed a Shredder to battle with, I've been slowly working on this for roughly a month and a half, finally finished today. I actually used the Toon Shredder release, I could have just used the original '88 Shredder release since they are basically the same figure, but the only reason I chose to use Toon Shredder is the arms/hands/fingers are bulkier, they used some kind of different plastic that makes Shredder look buffer, and even the shoulders appear to be wider, anyone else ever notice this? I used "Aves Apoxie Sculpt" to sculpt a new shirt and belt onto the figure, and also to modify the helmet/mask. The flaps hanging down under the belt and the cape are made of "Kneadatite Green Stuff". Cape is permanently attached, and the advantage of the cape is that it helps prevent the figure from falling, the '88 Shredder/Toon Shredder were always really hard to balance and would easily fall over, but the cape provides more support so that it won't fall. I decided to keep him in his original crazy stance, though I did unflex two fingers on his right hand that were clenched, so that way he could have all the fingers gripping the sword. The armor is a combination of original '88 Shredder armor, Super Shredder armor, and apoxie sculpt. The sword was rounded near the top edge and painted. The figure retains all of it's original articulation. Used Testors Enamel Paints and Tamiya Acrylic Paints to paint the figure. What do you think?


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grungethemovie - Monday, December 3, 2012
no, really, I'm here again lovin' this guy, I'm thinking of getting a shredder to make the same myself ^-^
TurtlesinTime - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
haha yea you should definitely give it a try, the paint job alone makes a huge difference, but going the extra mile and making all the physical changes first makes it more unique, I will be submitting new customs soon
TurtlesinTime - Saturday, August 25, 2012
Thank you all for the compliments! More customs coming soon...
NeCrollector - Thursday, August 23, 2012
Very cool!
grungethemovie - Thursday, August 23, 2012
ha XD love it!
timone317 - Thursday, August 23, 2012
It's been nearly 15 years since I wanted this figure, now I want it all over again...it looks awesome.
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