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Damlon Swiftstrike- Human Fighter/Ranger Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:47212  
Name:Damlon Swiftstrike- Human Fighter/Ranger
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Fantasy
Creator:Palanmacar  
Date Added:February 16, 2013
Base Figure:Modified Hot Toys Truetype
Height:12.00 inches
Completion Time:12.00 hours
Articulation:42 points
Hey all!
Just wanted to show off a quick bash I did over the weekend. It's based off an RPG character I'm developing. I was inspired to do the kukri after watching the last few episodes of Game of Thrones Season 2. The coolest character in my opinion is Bronn, a sellsword who sells his skills to the highest bidder. In the show, he wields a kukri as a secondary weapon, and I decided to make one of my own. I traced and cut the basic shape out of plastic from a broken cd case. i then filed and sanded it down to the desired shape and sharpened it using a piece of fine sandpaper. After several layers of silver paint and sealants, I wrapped the handle in black thread. I was really surprised with how well it turned out. I plan on doing a few more in the future. LMK what you think!

Recipe: (Updated)

Head- DBoy Hoot
Outer Vest- Modified DML Timeline Chris Johnson
Inner Vest- Modified and dyed DML Chris Johnson Shirt
Brown Long Sleeved Tunic- Sideshow Mace Windu
Green Collared Under Shirt- Modified and dyed DML Ermanarich the Goth Tunic
Custom Belt and Obi
Pants- DML Timeline Chris Johnson
Boots- Sideshow Faramir
Gauntlets- Modified Crazyowners Camo Ninja
Gloves- Sideshow Cobra Desert Sniper (Modified)
Body- Hot Toys TrueType/ACI Gangster Johnny Mix w/ Modded Ball-Jointed Wrists
Boots, Sword, Sheath(Painted black with leather straps added), Bow, Arrows, Quiver (Custom Strap) - Sideshow Faramir


My hope is that he can fit into any fantasy-type setting, be it Tolkien, GRRM, D&D, or (Especially) The Elder Scrolls. I tried to make his outfit fairly generic and utilitarian. He's a treasure hunter by trade and frequently investigates long-sealed tombs and crypts in search of lost treasures and artifacts. Think Indiana Jones with a sword. I'm beginning to jot down some ideas for a short story and possible novel. I like the idea of a human traveling with a large brutish Orc companion. Think Han Solo and Chewbacca with swords. Whether or not my story idea makes it onto paper is one thing, but at least the figure is done!

Hope you guys enjoy! LMK if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions!
Peace!


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NeCrollector - Saturday, February 16, 2013
Excellent job, bro! Welcome to the Realm!
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