Customs: Blanx, action figures for customizers

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  1. Gryph

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    Alpha 3.75" Customizing Buck Figure - Single Figure - Blanx Figures

    Just saw this on BBTS. A company called Go Native Toys is releasing a 3 3/4" figure line targeted directly at customizers. They're unpainted gray and skin tone plastic. They're slightly textured to allow good paint adhesion, and they're only $8.99.

    These seem like they'd be a really good way for people to get into customizing.
     
  2. Nemesis251

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    I'm interested in these myself. I'm thinking about trying one out to practice figure painting.
     
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    That figure needs to be leading a Weight Watchers class.
     
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    Those are pretty neat. BBTS actually has a few human dolls that were pretty much made for customizing. Can't remember the names, though.

    :lol 
     
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    I wonder if this could be used to make a Silas?

    Weight Watchers man, AWAY!
     
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    I wish Assembleborgs were this cheap.
     
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    I just checked those out, pretty awesome! I'm surprised about the cost of each figure though, not far off from the vehicles themselves.

    R!
     
  8. Gryph

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    The reason is that Kaiyodo decided to sell them via their own online shop, which you can only use if you live in Japan. Apparently the first four figures did have a very limited US release on Amazon, but that's about it. Kaiyodo seems to have no intention of really pushing this line.
     
  9. Superquad7

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    A great Hasbro Transformers alternative to this are Bumblebee figures.

    If you're wondering what to do with a Bumblebee figure, at the very least you can just paitn it black. Just about any TF looks cool in black.
     
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    pretty neat they should come with a side off two part resin/opoxy for molding and practice. now if they can do a base mold for robots with enough articulation to transform them plus tons of addon parts like wheels, heads, and weapons
     

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