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Robocop Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:8851  
Name:Robocop
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Robocop
Creator:solitaire  
Date Added:July 24, 2008
Base Figure:marvel studios wolverine, horizon vinal model kit
Height:12.00 inches
So there I am in Quebec city a few weeks back for the 400th anniversary (it was a great time) and a friend of mine sees a movie memorabilia store and demands we stop because he saw my eyes light up. Within I found a personal holy grail. Many moons ago, a company called Horizon made these great poseable vinyl models, they had marvel and D.C. characters, classic movie monsters...and Robocop. I had Robocop, and trashed it when it melted in storage. I had always wanted another, but they were overpriced online and so I suffered in silence until that moment, and it was in the box and dirt cheap! Anyhoo, I got officer Murphy back to Maine, and cut the armor up. I then used a marvel studios wolverine body, removed the sculpted chest and sanded down the arms and legs before putting it in a Lycra suit and using it as a skeleton. I cut the visor out from the helmet and inserted a smoked piece of plastic from a shaving cream cover to give him an actual visor instead of a painted on one. The armor was popped on after heating it with a blow dryer, and than I made two alternate hands (it came with the pistol sculpted in the right hand)one a standard and one with the downloading spike. The biggest challenge was the legs, as they came molded in place. I carefully cut off the feet and sanded around the cut area. I then mounted the feet over the shoe/feet attached to the wolverine figure to give them articulation. I then drilled holes in the back of the ankles so the pistons would work when he was posed. I love this guy, and he wound up just as cool as I had hoped!


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wesr - Monday, December 1, 2008
bows down to your awesomeness lol. I had a chance to pick up him and an ed 209 at a local model swap but didn't and am kicking myself, I bought a mechawarrior Wildcat mecha that was half as cool as these too. Nice work.
solitaire - Monday, July 28, 2008
A MEGA-crapload, yeah, but the result was worth it. I'm making an officer Alex Murphy to go along side him
Dr Nightmare - Friday, July 25, 2008
Sounds like a crapload of work, good job!
CplHicks - Friday, July 25, 2008
Very cool
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