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Broken Tusk Predator Custom Action Figure

Custom #:45373  
Name:Broken Tusk Predator
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Predator
Creator:Drak Customs  
Date Added:December 19, 2012
Base Figure:NECA Masked Jungle Hunter
Height:8.00 inches
Completion Time:26.00 hours
Articulation:20 points
A custom figure of Yeyinde, alias Dachande (Different Knife) or Broken Tusk from Alien vs Predator: Prey (eg the original AVP novel/comic). I felt this guy deserves a figure and the storyline he was featured in should have been the real AVP movie rather than the two Hollywood went with. I used a NECA Masked Jungle Hunter for the base of the figure. I also used a roaring Jungle Hunter head as his alternate unmasked head (and added his warrior scar with Aves Studio Apoxie Sculpt). The Xenomorph skull on his chest armor was made from a broken McFarlane Dog Alien and the Burner (the gun) came from the Kenner Renegade Predator. His glaive was fashioned from a mix of fodder parts I'd taken from G.I. Joe figures and the spear of the Renegade Predator. The gripping hand came from the NECA Classic Gort Predator. All the rest of his gear was sculpted from Aves Studio Apoxie Sculpt. I kept the backpack because Dachande did have one in the comic adaption, but I removed the plasmacaster as he never used one. The wires in his bio mask were made from earphone wires. Painted using Citadel Paints.

User Comments
Bender1988DART - Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Great representation of the ultimate badass. hehe
Drak Customs - Tuesday, December 25, 2012
jigsaw78 - Saturday, December 22, 2012
Great Work!!! Perfect sculpt
Drak Customs - Sunday, December 23, 2012
CYCLONE_06 - Friday, December 21, 2012
Nice Sculpt work. He does need a figure. He's one of the most well known Predator characters.
Drak Customs - Friday, December 21, 2012
Thanks a lot! Sadly, I've noticed a lot of newer AVP fans have no idea who he is, they only know of the characters from the films (I've often had people on other sites mistake work I've done of Machiko for Lex). I really wish the original storyline could get a film adaption, but chances of that are slim. They once attempted it, but in the end they felt it would cost too much money. I'm actually planning to make a few more characters from the comics, namely Machiko, Light-Stepper and Big Mama.
CYCLONE_06 - Sunday, December 23, 2012
He was the baddest Pred there was in a comic. Too bad the Queen got him in the end. Even Hot Toys Machiko is incorrect, because she has the T mark and not the Lightning mark. I'll get around to making a version of this guy to go with my Top Knot some day.
Drak Customs - Monday, December 24, 2012
Agreed on all accounts. I got a used/customized HT Machiko, but it still had the Xenomorph mark rather than the lightening bolt. I'm tempted to fix it, but I'm reluctant to out of fear I'll mess it up lol. I am currently sculpting the armor for the 7" one since I finally got a good base figure for it. Should have it finished in the next day or two.
botman - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
wow badass custom man very well done
Drak Customs - Thursday, December 20, 2012
Thanks a lot!
Folsomaticustoms - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Awesome! I love how every time I see something new from you, you always go one step ahead of the last one. Great job! Keep up the good work
Drak Customs - Thursday, December 20, 2012
Thanks a lot! I learn more each time I make one. A lot of the tutorials I've reviewed on here are a big help, too.
NeCrollector - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Awesome! I love that Xenomorph skull on his chest armor!
Drak Customs - Thursday, December 20, 2012
Thanks! Some mistake it for a Chestburster, but it's actually a trophy skull he wore in the comic. Not sure why he chose the chest plate of all places. xD
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