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Cable Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:64570  
Name:Cable
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:Kimota! Customs  
Date Added:August 10, 2014
Base Figure:Hyperion
Height:6.50 inches
Completion Time:50.00 hours
Base: Hyperion
Head: Casting Cave Cable head cast
Guns: Casting Cave

I wanted to make a Cable that towered over the other figures. I didn't want him to be the same height as Deadpool or Cyclops. Once we saw the Hyperion body used for Stryfe back at Toy Fair, I went to work.
I sculpted over the left arm, and made the techno organic virus arm. I sculpted details of the belt and attached gas canisters, and grenandes, pouches and more pouches. I wanted Cable to look like his early days. So Liefeld art with tons of straps and crazy gun were necessary.
I built up the entire padded collar piece and shoulders to support padding. If I didn't do this the pads alone would sag with the weight of the sculpt over them. So with them supported by a larger torso base, I attached the pads and sculpted over them to make them look right.
With all of the sculpt added Cable is heavy. Really heavy. He added a ton of sculpt to the top half torso and a lot on the boots and lower legs.
He got more detail work around his flesh arm glove and sleeve. Then a hand painted paint job was applied head to toe. His head looks realistic with the flesh tones and scars. His cybernetic eye is metallic gold.
He took me months to get just right and I kept putting off finishing him because it was a ton of work. He is done now and I wanted to show him off.
There will be a video review soon. Check my channel later this week.
Thanks for looking and check out my other stuff on this site.

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StarrAccuser - Sunday, September 7, 2014
~* This is an amazing Cable figure! He fits in perfectly with our X-force setup. The sculpting is absolutely perfect and the paint application was meticulously done. This is the perfect example of what custom work should look like!! Thank you KimotaCustoms! *~
Kimota! Customs - Sunday, September 7, 2014
Thank you!
eagle's customs - Wednesday, August 13, 2014
They could have easily made cable the variant for the x-men wave with the same body mold. I like what you did here with the figure. Looks classic.

Just one thing about the position of the head. Its way to high off his shoulders. makes him look like he has a really long neck. Great looking figure all around.
Kimota! Customs - Thursday, August 14, 2014
Modded it. Sits lower now. Thanks
Face - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Awesome work!
Kimota! Customs - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Thanks!
Kimota! Customs - Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Thanks!
Captain Banana - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Cool custom man! Well done!
Kimota! Customs - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Thank you
dakota - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Great custom!!
Dakota
Kimota! Customs - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Thanks
massprime - Monday, August 11, 2014
Awesome!
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Thank you
MikeMarvel - Monday, August 11, 2014
The amount of work you put in here is phenomenal and apparent. I knew the moment I saw it that almost everything was sculpted. It looks dead friggin on Liefield. Nailed it bro.
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Thanks. Glad the sculpting work shows
jake1 - Monday, August 11, 2014
my fav customizer kimota make a ronan acuser its not a commission justd be cool movie version
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
I'm too backed up to do Ronan
Hilltop Creations - Monday, August 11, 2014
Sick piece!!!
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Thanks!
jake1 - Monday, August 11, 2014
ooh kamota freaken awsome best bro
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Thank you
windblock2007 - Monday, August 11, 2014
major improvement, compared to what the toy company gave us....crackhead cable lol.
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
The old one wasn't bad for the time. He just needs an update.
KoolMisfit - Monday, August 11, 2014
AWESOME! Love it!!
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Thanks
giusti - Monday, August 11, 2014
nice work on this cable. I really like all the original sculpt on him instead of using the pads off the original figure. Nice work bro.
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Thanks man. Looks good but was a pain to sculpt those pads.
NeCrollector - Monday, August 11, 2014
DAAAAMN! The way Cable should be! Imposing, Tall and Badass!
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
Agreed. Thank you
1andonly5711 - Monday, August 11, 2014
Very nice my man.
Kimota! Customs - Monday, August 11, 2014
I appreciate that!
ACCustomFigures - Sunday, August 10, 2014
Great minds think alike my friend. Nice!
Kimota! Customs - Sunday, August 10, 2014
I just saw yours!!! Its awesome. I'm glad mine was a commission and I didn't post an auction at the same time as yours.
fitzjedi - Sunday, August 10, 2014
This is WICKED!
Kimota! Customs - Sunday, August 10, 2014
thanks!
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