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Captain America: the First Turtle Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:57098  
Name:Captain America: the First Turtle
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Creator:Thundurkat83  
Date Added:January 7, 2014
Base Figure:2012 TMNT Leonardo
Height:4.50 inches
Hello fellow Realmers! I have been on a long hiatus since my last post, but the winter is here and I am working on inside projects again. This time around I am going to try and stick with the hobby more and be more active on the site. Along those lines I have also changed my alias (formerly HulkFTW) to something that I use for gaming and for my screen name in other places. So with that out of the way....

This is my second addition to my TMNT/Avengers crossover set. I took Leonardo and turned him into "Captain America: The First Turtle". Leo is definitely the best fit for Cap in my eyes. Hopefully the rest of the series turn out as good as this one. The only parts that I added to him were some belt pouches from a Punisher figure and some hands from a 2007 series "bike riding" Donatello, with speaker wire for the cuffs. The shield was made from a cast of Metalhead's shell and then I scultped the star to the middle. I combined different costume elements from the 616 version, Ultimate version, and the Bucky Barnes version to fit the look of the turtle. I used Aves for the mask, filling of the belt slot around the shell, and the boots. As far as the paint job goes (Testors Model Masters & Tamiya) I wanted the shield to resemble a painted man-hole cover and used the same idea for the star on his shell, like it was painted on there, since there's no need to cover the shell since it is like armor anyway. After it was all done, it was coated with Krylon UV-Resistant Clear Acrylic Coating for sealant. Thanks for looking and CC is always welcome!


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Kevlar Palsh - Saturday, January 18, 2014
HA! Pretty clever!
toyguru - Saturday, January 11, 2014
Looks good. Very original.
En-Ryu-Oh!2061 - Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Very, Very Cool!!! , he's Awesome , and I just love the shell shield , NICE!!!
Davey Blaze Customs - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
That's killer!!!!
Thundurkat83 - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Thank you
NeCrollector - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
So freaking SWEET!!!!! Man, this is sharp!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Totally cool...
MARVELOUS_CUSTOMS - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Best TMNT/Avengers Crossover I have seen. I love the added details bro, the sculpting is awesome as is the paintjob. I also love the fact that you used Metalhead's shell as his shield. Please finish the rest of the team. P.s. Its great to have you back brother. I still remeber when you submitted Donnie aka Iron Turtle.
Hilltop Creations - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Props!
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