Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 31

Thread: Playmates 9" conversion

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 14, 2002
    Location
    Saco, ME
    Posts
    13,039
    Images
    37
    Quote Originally Posted by Megotastrophe View Post
    When he walks into the room everybody's head turns...but his. He has no neck.
    Great Steve Martin quote!!😀😀

  2. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by The Bat View Post
    Great Steve Martin quote!!����
    I only steal from people with the best stuff.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Mar 31, 2018
    Posts
    193
    I wonder if it would be possible to get female heads on somehow? The Playmates sculpt for their 9” Uhura is fantastic.

  4. #14
    I have a shrunk Captain's Woman head on an original Mego body. It fits great, as a shrink. Full size was too big, in my opinion. She just needs to get painted, which I can't do anymore. An Uhura shrink would be awesome!

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Jun 26, 2009
    Location
    Richmond, VA
    Posts
    4,395
    Images
    5
    http://megomuseum.com/community/show...ura-amp-Chapel

    I used the naphtha shrink method, which requires no repainting. As pointed out in the thread, the new Mego body should make it even better.

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Aug 14, 2003
    Location
    B
    Posts
    24,597
    Images
    446
    Blog Entries
    1
    Quote Originally Posted by sprytel View Post
    http://megomuseum.com/community/show...ura-amp-Chapel

    I used the naphtha shrink method, which requires no repainting. As pointed out in the thread, the new Mego body should make it even better.
    I just reread your post and realized why I haven't been having any luck with Naptha. I didn't know you could leave the head in for days. I've been chickening out and pulling them after a couple of hours. I have a few of these in progress, the Naptha will be flowing tonight.

  7. #17
    Join Date
    Mar 31, 2018
    Posts
    193
    Quote Originally Posted by sprytel View Post
    http://megomuseum.com/community/show...ura-amp-Chapel

    I used the naphtha shrink method, which requires no repainting. As pointed out in the thread, the new Mego body should make it even better.
    Those look amazing. The only thing I donít like is the neck size. I wonder if there would be any way to do something about them?

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jun 5, 2008
    Location
    near Akron
    Posts
    13,672
    Images
    1
    Blog Entries
    2
    Quote Originally Posted by sprytel View Post
    http://megomuseum.com/community/show...ura-amp-Chapel

    I used the naphtha shrink method, which requires no repainting. As pointed out in the thread, the new Mego body should make it even better.
    Questions regarding the female necks: Would it be possible to trim/sand/buff away the neck--leaving a rounded head like classic Mego? Could this be done before or after soaking/shrinking?
    WANTED:Grayson SI trousers; Dale Arden dagger; gray AJ Mustang horse; POTA Fortress signal-flasher--top mirrored portion or mirror sticker; POTA Forbidden Zone prison doors, walls, bar; minty Wolfman tights; mint Black Knight sword; Lion Rock (pale) Dracula & Mummy heads; Lion Rock Franky squared boots; Wayne Foundation blue furniture; Flash Gordon/Ming (10") unbroken holsters; CHiPs gloved arms; POTA T2 tan body; CTVT/vintage Friar Tuck robes, BBP TZ Burgess Meredith glasses.

  9. #19
    Join Date
    Feb 15, 2004
    Location
    Where Creatures Roam
    Posts
    31,335
    Images
    6
    Blog Entries
    1
    I bet it could be sanded down with a dremel then buffed smooth
    You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace. -Ernie Banks

  10. #20
    Lt. Moreau looks better because she has long hair and the neck doesn't stand out as much.


Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •