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    by victorcarl

    02-12-2016, 22:20

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  1. Modifying a gun hand - NEWBIE question

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  3. Reducing breast size on phican s26a

    Started by cold_realms, 01-30-2019 03:25
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  4. Options for Chain Mail

    Started by Panzer2014_Faust, 08-08-2015 05:08
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    01-10-2020, 11:45 Go to last post
  5. Question Work in progress - Roodhaar (Ember)

    Started by UltraVargen, 07-07-2019 04:39
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    08-16-2019, 02:41 Go to last post
  6. Glue Recomendations

    Started by JesperGein, 08-15-2019 06:22
    back, glue, rail, rifle, scope
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    08-15-2019, 06:22 Go to last post
  7. How to make plastic boots look like leather?

    Started by Manny, 02-27-2019 10:15
    boots, coat, leather, make, plastic
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    08-10-2019, 03:34 Go to last post
  8. Needing advice please

    Started by KDHall, 07-30-2019 22:06
    advice, blend, fabric, logo, post
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  9. Lightbulb Tips for Photoshopping Custom figures!

    Started by Valares, 07-08-2019 20:42
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  10. No Subject

    Started by ZRO2BLR, 07-12-2019 19:02
    ball, connector, head, m32, male
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  11. Beatles and I need help

    Started by BeADoll, 04-13-2019 15:12
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  12. Ideas for fabrics to make drapey clothes?

    Started by Gorgophone, 12-29-2018 18:39
    fabric, ideas, make, scale, small
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  13. Ideas for a Werewolf

    Started by Droemar, 04-18-2019 21:39
    blanka, body, good, sculpt, werewolf
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    04-26-2019, 08:57 Go to last post
  14. Post 1/6 Military figures in 2018

    Started by Andyzhu, 04-25-2019 04:29
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  15. 1/6 Scale Tile Work & "Grout" (WIP)

    Started by Majicide, 03-13-2019 12:50
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    03-13-2019, 12:50 Go to last post
  16. "Ready Player One" - Custom Artemis figure?

    Started by rico, 01-20-2019 14:02
    artemis, custom clothes, custom female, figure, ready player one
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    01-21-2019, 15:57 Go to last post
  17. Removing A Beard

    Started by jaysay, 01-09-2019 18:06
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  18. WW2 Era Breech/Riding style pants issues

    Started by BadStuff3R, 12-16-2018 10:24
    call, cave, flares, pants, saggy
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    12-21-2018, 11:47 Go to last post
  19. Repairing Ultimate Soldier and DML Feet

    Started by Stu76, 12-08-2018 09:55
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    12-07-2018, 13:28 Go to last post
  20. ThreeA 3a Kitbashing questions

    Started by monsterrmn, 08-02-2018 16:39
    3a threea, figures, heels, shoes, threea
    • Replies: 1
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    11-16-2018, 18:04 Go to last post
  21. "Essential" Diorama Supplies

    Started by Majicide, 11-07-2018 21:13
    building materials, diorama, newbie, primer, suggestions
    • Replies: 4
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    11-13-2018, 17:06 Go to last post
  22. Custom figure question

    Started by Deirfgeis1, 11-01-2018 23:42
    belts, custom, found, military, place
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    11-13-2018, 16:27 Go to last post
  23. Tattoo for phicen.

    Started by Cmreschke, 01-17-2017 04:52
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    09-24-2018, 06:52 Go to last post
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    08-17-2018, 09:25 Go to last post
  24. Dulling down oil paints

    Started by victorgrant, 05-20-2017 02:52
    cote, humbrol, matt, oil, paint
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    08-16-2018, 04:02 Go to last post
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    07-26-2018, 22:51 Go to last post
  25. Vietnam War Sandbags Color

    Started by RifleR4ider, 07-24-2018 13:25
    color, googling, vietnam, war, year
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    07-24-2018, 13:25 Go to last post
  26. Noob here

    Started by AJ88, 07-23-2018 10:24
    advice, buy, equipment, started, tools
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    07-23-2018, 10:24 Go to last post
  27. Aiguillettes?

    Started by Furybird, 06-15-2018 14:54
    braiding, hand, pop, search, sorting
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    06-15-2018, 14:54 Go to last post
  28. The Monster Mash (Up)

    Started by Liney, 05-13-2018 17:24
    arms, body, frankenstein, hasbro, head
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    05-19-2018, 04:12 Go to last post
  29. Help please Tifa Lockhart

    Started by minininja, 05-06-2018 10:50
    arms, great, tifa, time, tips
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    05-06-2018, 18:48 Go to last post
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  30. Vietnam Camo Face Paint

    Started by FSB-Tomahawk, 07-11-2017 13:23
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    04-18-2018, 12:17 Go to last post
  31. Tight jumpsuit & Phicen/TBL Body: How to?

    Started by Karotte, 03-10-2018 10:28
    body, jumpsuit, limbs, material, suit
    • Replies: 1
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    04-08-2018, 09:05 Go to last post
  32. Cleaning Phicen seamless figures question

    Started by Pheelix, 10-30-2014 12:11
    cleaning, phicen
    • Replies: 11
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    03-25-2018, 13:25 Go to last post
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    03-13-2018, 21:25 Go to last post
  33. Adding Color to Silicone Phicen Seamless

    Started by Rusty Toxic, 03-02-2018 09:45
    color, detectable, nipples, phicen, seamless
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,385
    03-02-2018, 22:17 Go to last post
  34. headsculpt materials and painting

    Started by 6ScaleUSA, 02-10-2018 08:00
    figures, heads, hot, toys, vinyl
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    02-10-2018, 08:00 Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,549
    01-29-2018, 12:43 Go to last post
  35. Flag issue

    Started by Brad01, 01-24-2018 14:06
    brad, flag, pva, set, watered
    • Replies: 1
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    01-26-2018, 06:45 Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,331
    12-27-2017, 22:41 Go to last post
  36. Silicone Paint

    Started by dollfie63, 11-11-2013 02:49
    • Replies: 1
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    12-12-2017, 20:05 Go to last post
  37. Question Painting & sculpting on a Phicen?

    Started by fortnerd, 01-25-2017 14:02
    mass effect, painting, phicen, sculpting, thane
    • Replies: 1
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    12-12-2017, 19:44 Go to last post
  38. Chainmail My Idea

    Started by Kowalski HDTM, 11-14-2017 11:05
    • Replies: 1
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    11-14-2017, 20:26 Go to last post
  39. Painting plate carrier/molle gear?

    Started by Gundam, 10-25-2017 11:53
    • Replies: 0
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    10-25-2017, 11:53 Go to last post
  40. HT Snake Eyes mod

    Started by shellshox, 09-28-2017 00:51
    belt, eyes, pants, snake, unhinge
    • Replies: 0
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    09-28-2017, 00:51 Go to last post
  41. Soda cans as 1/6 scale armor?

    Started by snakeyjones, 09-24-2017 12:35
    armor, cans, members, soda, solid
    • Replies: 0
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    09-24-2017, 12:35 Go to last post
  42. Creating rubber accessories

    Started by thenajsays, 08-28-2017 10:29
    accessories, cast, creating, idk, rubber
    • Replies: 1
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    08-29-2017, 04:07 Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,122
    07-28-2017, 14:08 Go to last post
  43. Anyone have a template for pants?

    Started by pulpadded, 07-20-2017 14:10
    clothes, custom, find, making, sew
    • Replies: 0
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    07-20-2017, 14:10 Go to last post
  44. any tips for dyeing 1:6/doll clothing?

    Started by diosoth, 06-08-2016 22:42
    • Replies: 9
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    07-19-2017, 23:33 Go to last post
  45. Coats and belts

    Started by OstFwFreddy, 07-01-2017 15:19
    belt, buttons, closes, coat, specific
    • Replies: 0
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    07-01-2017, 15:19 Go to last post
  46. Boots with pegs vs boots with holes

    Started by computermike, 10-18-2016 14:05
    • Replies: 3
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    06-23-2017, 07:52 Go to last post
  47. Help Wanted: Breaking Bad Diorama

    Started by dario2739, 06-15-2017 15:12
    bottle, breaking, bucket, printed, tray
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,277
    06-22-2017, 06:26 Go to last post
  48. PewPewGun Combat Robot

    Started by Jacksonmob, 05-24-2017 12:56
    connects, joint, pelvis, stuck, work
    • Replies: 2
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    05-26-2017, 07:43 Go to last post
  49. Need tips on dust proofing a glass cabinet

    Started by tofanpw, 05-21-2017 06:48
    closed, doors, gap, side, time
    • Replies: 1
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    05-22-2017, 13:37 Go to last post
  50. Shoe painting

    Started by Jedi64, 05-16-2017 10:09
    link, painting, questions, tutorial, types
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,404
    05-18-2017, 14:40 Go to last post
  51. Elf ears - tutorial requestes, expanded

    Started by Falcon, 04-11-2017 23:37
    clay, elf, found, oven, process
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,213
    04-11-2017, 23:37 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,563
    04-11-2017, 10:37 Go to last post
  52. DIY Hospital bed

    Started by computermike, 12-19-2016 22:05
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,639
    04-11-2017, 07:31 Go to last post
  53. Dissassembling Old Sideshow Bodies

    Started by Liney, 04-03-2017 05:50
    arm, elbow, neck, pop, sideshow
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,367
    04-05-2017, 09:15 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,024
    03-27-2017, 16:56 Go to last post
  54. Crafting plate armors

    Started by Falcon, 03-12-2017 23:43
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,942
    03-24-2017, 20:29 Go to last post
  55. Question UDT seal custom build

    Started by James Vibert, 03-02-2017 10:21
    custom 1/6, seal, udt
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,455
    03-24-2017, 13:01 Go to last post
  56. Question 1/6 WW1 Italian soldier???

    Started by DeadRising, 03-14-2017 17:45
    1/6, italian, made, soldier, ww1
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,381
    03-15-2017, 16:53 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,376
    02-07-2017, 09:50 Go to last post
  57. Phicen Body Skintone head match help

    Started by jonn420, 02-04-2017 12:23
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,693
    02-06-2017, 15:07 Go to last post
  58. martial arts hands

    Started by jonn420, 02-04-2017 13:47
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,393
    02-05-2017, 13:17 Go to last post
  59. Putting Custom Heads on

    Started by TheFlyingMan81, 02-04-2017 10:46
    custom, guys, heads, incompatible, totally
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,452
    02-04-2017, 10:46 Go to last post
  60. Need articulation help

    Started by sarvinsnow, 01-02-2017 08:07
    add, articulation, curvy, joint, suggestions
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,655
    01-03-2017, 14:02 Go to last post
  61. Easy goggles!

    Started by MEHall, 12-11-2016 03:38
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,911
    12-16-2016, 12:05 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,710
    12-10-2016, 06:05 Go to last post
  62. Making shoes and boots.

    Started by Tony Barton, 01-07-2012 11:20
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 31,657
    12-05-2016, 14:23 Go to last post
  63. taping clothes to limbs, what tape?

    Started by diosoth, 11-24-2016 17:27
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,616
    11-28-2016, 21:07 Go to last post
  64. Phicen green eyes?

    Started by computermike, 11-13-2016 12:09
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,374
    11-13-2016, 12:09 Go to last post
  65. Keeping a head together

    Started by computermike, 10-31-2016 16:50
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,493
    11-13-2016, 12:07 Go to last post
  66. Body types - bad Chinese translations

    Started by computermike, 10-20-2016 12:06
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,687
    10-27-2016, 03:38 Go to last post
  67. Changing body tone - ink/makeup?

    Started by computermike, 10-21-2016 17:04
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,070
    10-21-2016, 21:12 Go to last post

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