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pixletwin
12-17-2008, 11:20 AM
I present to you the TB Bilbo for your dissection.

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/IMGP23121.JPG

ProgMatinee
12-17-2008, 11:26 AM
Outfit is the worst part of the figure by far. If the body is anything like the Hasbro EPI Anakin, I can personally live with it. Sculpt isn't too bad.

pixletwin
12-17-2008, 11:27 AM
The vest is actually pretty nice too as well as the culpt. It also comes with the Redbook of Westmarch which is a nice accessory.

Entropy
12-17-2008, 11:27 AM
That Bilbo hasn't been customized yet, right pix?

Might as well post a pic of thenammagazine's too.


http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h17/theNAMmagazine/100_7263.jpg

pixletwin
12-17-2008, 11:28 AM
Right EC. Thats a virgin Bilbo. :lol

I was looking for Nam's pic but I couldn't find it.

pixletwin
12-17-2008, 11:29 AM
And EC, I might want another One Ring. Are you still up for that?

Entropy
12-17-2008, 11:32 AM
And EC, I might want another One Ring. Are you still up for that?

I *think* so. I'll have to check to see if I still have some left.

King Darkness
12-17-2008, 11:48 AM
That Bilbo hasn't been customized yet, right pix?

Might as well post a pic of thenammagazine's too.


http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h17/theNAMmagazine/100_7263.jpg



Wow, I hadnt seen that. Its looks pretty good!

pixletwin
12-17-2008, 12:10 PM
Ok I plopped the head into some boiling water for about 90 seconds and when I took it out it popped right onto the head without much trouble.

Problem is the Hobbit neck adapter doesn't wanna support the weight of Bilbo's noggin so you may need to pad the inside of his chest part (where the neck adapter meets the torso piece) with some tissue paper. Nam did this and said it keeps the head from flopping around and it retains its poseability.

King Darkness
12-17-2008, 12:13 PM
I'm too lazy to tackle a Bilbo right now. Plus too broke:(

You have been a custom machine lately Marc.

Did you send you Gimli off for paint yet?

pixletwin
12-17-2008, 12:15 PM
Bilbo is cheap. He can still be had for around $10.

King Darkness
12-17-2008, 12:20 PM
Yeah, but then I will need another Sideshow hobbit body and then he will need a repaint too.

Maybe in a couple months, but not now to much other crap to try and pay for right now. And with the wife not working much it makes things too hard.

FlyAndFight
12-17-2008, 03:27 PM
I like TheNam's work on Bilbo. It really does look good. The headsculpt is actually very well sculpted. I like that the red vest works as well. It will help him stand out among the other hobbits.*


*and will match up well with the new Moria Orc PF... :monkey3

pixletwin
12-17-2008, 03:32 PM
:lol :lol :lol

pixletwin
12-18-2008, 08:37 AM
I didn't futz with Bilbo at all and the lighting in my house for photos kinda sucks along with my camera. But here is my Bilbo:

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/IMGP23291.JPG
http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/IMGP23301.JPG
http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/IMGP2332.JPG

dwing
12-18-2008, 11:26 AM
Dang it, to much work to do now. I still have Indy stuff I'm working on. I'll try to play catch up soon. Looks great by the way.

Entropy
12-18-2008, 01:01 PM
Bilbo looks great! The dark green jacket looks spot on in that pic.

Do anything to his backpack?

pixletwin
12-18-2008, 01:06 PM
Not a thing. I originally dismissed it as crap but the more I looked at it and considered that Bilbos bag was made of leather (I believe) it looked petty good. I just need to figure out a way to futz it so it looks better.

FlyAndFight
12-18-2008, 01:47 PM
Looking very nice.

yodasan
12-19-2008, 11:32 PM
Bilbo is cheap. He can still be had for around $10.

The Toybiz one? which version?

Edit: never mind - figured it out. :)

The Ween
12-20-2008, 01:00 AM
I just picked up a Bilbo on Amazon for $15 shipped. :)

Entropy
12-20-2008, 01:09 AM
I just picked up a Bilbo on Amazon for $15 shipped. :)

:rock I got one of those as well. Best deal on him I've seen. Seller only had 2 though.

pixletwin
12-20-2008, 06:52 AM
Congrats guys. Bilbo really is a fun custom.

Blu Falcon
12-20-2008, 02:08 PM
I got my second Frodo body and Toybiz Bilbo today. I'm ready to get to work. TheNam was right though. He does have a rather sweaty pedophile look about him and will need a good repaint.

The Ween
12-20-2008, 02:28 PM
I got my second Frodo body and Toybiz Bilbo today. I'm ready to get to work. TheNam was right though. He does have a rather sweaty pedophile look about him and will need a good repaint.

My extra Sam is on it's way from SS. I need another ex Frodo though. Can't seem to find a relatively cheap one though. :(

I also won a pattern on eBay for clothing to see if it comes in handy for anything.

Blu Falcon
12-20-2008, 02:33 PM
I snatched up an Exclusive Frodo for $50 shipped. pixletwin passed on it and I was there to recover the fumble (Thanks, pix!). Unfortunately, I think we're witnessing the last of the great deals on these hobbit bodies. Especially once we go public with Merry and Pippin, all bets are off.

yodasan
12-20-2008, 05:01 PM
Wait - does the Frodo need to be the exclusive version?

Entropy
12-20-2008, 05:25 PM
Wait - does the Frodo need to be the exclusive version?

A plan is to give Merry Frodo's Weathertop sword and Pippin a duplicate of Sam's sword.

pixletwin
12-20-2008, 09:37 PM
and the extra sting and scabbard to Blbo.

The Ween
12-20-2008, 10:39 PM
and the extra sting and scabbard to Blbo.

Would this be the only reason to get an ex Frodo?

pixletwin
12-20-2008, 10:56 PM
Was for me.

Blu Falcon
12-21-2008, 01:04 AM
Would this be the only reason to get an ex Frodo?

Ween, you might not have to score an exclusive Frodo. I have an extra Sam sword and scabbard I picked up from Toy Anxiety that I may not need now. Let me know.

Blu Falcon
12-21-2008, 01:05 AM
I also posted this in the main forum. I let him borrow Gandalf's walking staff until I can find one he can call his own.

http://img377.imageshack.us/img377/9726/bilbocopydg4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img75.imageshack.us/img75/5453/bilbo2qi5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img75.imageshack.us/img75/6215/bilbo3xz5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/3772/bilbo4ld5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img67.imageshack.us/img67/6507/lotr6qd2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

pixletwin
12-21-2008, 01:09 AM
The walking stick is a definite must have for Bilbo. If anyone has any suggestions for one, lets hear them. :)

Blu Falcon
12-21-2008, 01:27 AM
The walking stick is a definite must have for Bilbo. If anyone has any suggestions for one, lets hear them. :)

I was actually thinking about finding a good twig or stick and carving my own, and then stain the wood to match Gandalf's staff.

Entropy
12-21-2008, 01:38 AM
The walking stick is a definite must have for Bilbo. If anyone has any suggestions for one, lets hear them. :)

Don't know of one to grab from another figure. It'd be easy to sculpt or I suppose you can cast Gandalf's and just cut it down to size, though casting thin bits like that can be a pain.

King Darkness
12-21-2008, 08:59 AM
Well crap, after seeing those last photos by BF I ordered me a toybiz Bilbo.

Now I have to find another Frodo :banghead :duh

Blu Falcon
12-21-2008, 02:41 PM
Well crap, after seeing those last photos by BF I ordered me a toybiz Bilbo.

Now I have to find another Frodo :banghead :duh

Try here (http://sideshowcollectors.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1344891&postcount=52). :)

The Ween
12-21-2008, 04:25 PM
Ween, you might not have to score an exclusive Frodo. I have an extra Sam sword and scabbard I picked up from Toy Anxiety that I may not need now. Let me know.

Thanks Blu! I'm trying to figure out what all I'll need for these projects. Gimli, Bilbo, Merry and Pippin. If I get another Frodo, I think I'll still need another hobbit body (for Bilbo) and another cloak (for Gimli).

Still haven't gotten a roto Gimli.

pixletwin
12-21-2008, 04:44 PM
Well crap, after seeing those last photos by BF I ordered me a toybiz Bilbo.

Now I have to find another Frodo :banghead :duh

I told you dude. Now is the time to get your hobbits. You don't wanna pick up your TB Bilbo when he is $35 or more. You made the right decision. :lol

thenammagazine
12-28-2008, 04:01 PM
Thanks Blu! I'm trying to figure out what all I'll need for these projects. Gimli, Bilbo, Merry and Pippin. If I get another Frodo, I think I'll still need another hobbit body (for Bilbo) and another cloak (for Gimli).

Still haven't gotten a roto Gimli.

Here ya go:

Bilbo Menu:


http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h17/theNAMmagazine/100_7263.jpg

What You'll Need:
Sideshow Frodo, ToyBiz "soft" Bilbo and Dark Green RIT Powder Dye

Ingredience:
ToyBiz Bilbo:
Headsculpt
Journal/Storybook
Vest
Sideshow Frodo:
Frodo body
Frodo shirt
Frodo jacket
Frodo pants
Pipe
Sting, belt & scabbard
LOTR stand

The only areas I ran into some difficulty were heating the head to go over the Sideshow ball joint neck and dying the cloak. Make sure you hit the head with plenty of heat because you don't want to snap the little stem of the balljoint. It'll take a bit of effort, but it does fit nicely once it's on. For dying, use 1/2 a box of RIT, cut the water in half, follow the instructions and soak for 20min. There's no need to lighten the jacket or pants. When the dye has set and it's all dry, the coat will look the deep green color it needs to be and the darker brown pants will look black. There's no need to bleach or lighten. Once all that's done, he's an easy assembly and looks just as fantastic next to Gimli. Although I'd recommend giving him a repaint to get rid of that sweaty pedophile look of the TB finish and make his color match up a bit better with the Sideshow body and the rest of the Hobbits.

yodasan
01-05-2009, 10:15 PM
Thanks for collecting the information all in one post. For this Bilbo am I
correct to understand that the regular Frodo is what is needed - not the exclusive - ?

pixletwin
01-05-2009, 10:18 PM
For Bilbo you need Sting and scabbard, which was Frodo's ex.

pixletwin
01-05-2009, 10:19 PM
But the loose DiD sting is a great alternative.

Blu Falcon
01-05-2009, 11:05 PM
For Bilbo you need Sting and scabbard, which was Frodo's ex.

Actually, the sword and scabbard that Aragorn gave him at Weathertop is the Exclusive. Sting is standard issue for Frodo.

yodasan, you don't need an EX Frodo to build Bilbo. You just need a regular Frodo body with his clothes and gear. If you need an extra sword and scabbard for Merry or Pippin you can pick up a loose one from Toy Anxiety.

pixletwin
01-06-2009, 07:57 AM
oh thats right... oops. :lol

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 09:13 AM
I get my Bildo today:rock

Blu Falcon
01-06-2009, 09:26 AM
If anyone is looking for an extra Gandalf staff to cut in half and turn it into Bilbo's walking stick, Toy Anxiety (http://shop.toyanxiety.net/category.sc?categoryId=681) still has one left.

ProgMatinee
01-06-2009, 03:16 PM
I hate the idea of butchering something to make something that seems so simple, but yeah, thats probably the easiest thing to do. Someone should just cut one down and the cast it for everyone else so that there aren't staffless gandalfs floating around.

Blu Falcon
01-06-2009, 03:46 PM
I hate the idea of butchering something to make something that seems so simple, but yeah, thats probably the easiest thing to do. Someone should just cut one down and the cast it for everyone else so that there aren't staffless gandalfs floating around.

I picked up the extra loose staff from Toy Anxiety that had the pipe and bags of weed attached to it. I plan to cut it down and turn it into Bilbo's staff. I've never caste anything before, but I guess now is as good a time as any to learn and practice the craft. So who's interested?

The Ween
01-06-2009, 04:11 PM
I get my Bildo today:rock

Ummmm......Now, was the d wrong or was the B supposed to be a D? :D




:wave

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 04:36 PM
Got Bilbo in. Gonna get him all fixed up tonight maybe.

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 04:57 PM
Got him all put together and on the shelf, feeling way to lazy to dye him tonight.

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 06:55 PM
No dye, but I am lovin Bilbo:rock Glad I went ahead and got him, sculpt is really good imo. Looks damn good on the shelf with the others too. Maybe I will dye tomorrow.

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2816.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2818.jpg

Wor-Gar
01-06-2009, 07:21 PM
Bilbo looks great!

But I'm really curious about that GOLLUM. It's the DVD one, right? He looks quite good. I was going to get it some time ago and did some research but the pics I saw of it looked terrible... but yours looks good. Is it nice in hand? Is it in scale, just about? After seeing your pics I now want one again -- I'd like to get the mean one.

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 07:39 PM
Bilbo looks great!

But I'm really curious about that GOLLUM. It's the DVD one, right? He looks quite good. I was going to get it some time ago and did some research but the pics I saw of it looked terrible... but yours looks good. Is it nice in hand? Is it in scale, just about? After seeing your pics I now want one again -- I'd like to get the mean one.

yeah thats the DVD one.

Wor-Gar
01-06-2009, 07:46 PM
yeah thats the DVD one.

Is it in scale? Do you like it, or is it just a place holder?

Hard to tell the size as its kind of in the background.

pixletwin
01-06-2009, 08:01 PM
If i were to estimate, gollum is 1:575 in scale

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 08:15 PM
Is it in scale? Do you like it, or is it just a place holder?

Hard to tell the size as its kind of in the background.

Very much in scale, yes I like it very much :rock :rock :rock :rock

I will take some more pix for WG.

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 08:32 PM
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2852.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2835.jpg

Scale pix:
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2837.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2838.jpg

Just for you WG:
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2840.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2847.jpg

Wor-Gar
01-06-2009, 08:59 PM
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2837.jpg


I was gonna say this looks awfully sexual...

Then I saw this one :horror



http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2840.jpg

:lol :lol :lol :lol :lol

Both these pics need to be seen! :lol I vote for these to be placed on the front page!



If i were to estimate, gollum is 1:575 in scale

:lol

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 09:01 PM
:lol :lol :lol

Glad you liked it WG.

Wor-Gar
01-06-2009, 09:03 PM
:lol :lol :lol

Glad you liked it WG.

Those are the best! It's all in Gollum's eyes! :lol

King Darkness
01-06-2009, 09:06 PM
Those are the best! It's all in Gollum's eyes! :lol

Yeah, he certainly has the "WTF?" look on his face :lol

Blu Falcon
01-06-2009, 09:54 PM
:naughty

:rotfl

The DVD exclusive Gollum has a sh|tty paint job and could use some work in that area. If you care about him enough to put forth the time, money and effort I'm sure he would look great. Perhaps I'll take some measurements tomorrow and put the debate to rest on whether or not he's 1/6 scale. Whatever the case, he's darn close to it.

dwing
01-07-2009, 12:04 AM
He's as close to 6th scale as the Hobbits are. And those pictures are wrong.

thenammagazine
01-07-2009, 10:06 AM
I was gonna say this looks awfully sexual...
:lol

That loincloth must be Elven. In the first image, it takes on the appearance of something else... especially with the way Gollum's squatting. :p Not to mention the additional realism of the exact effects from eating raw fish. Salmonella anyone? :lol

carbo-fation
01-07-2009, 05:56 PM
King, WTF dude!?!?!? My eyes.?:lol

FlyAndFight
01-07-2009, 08:37 PM
:lol :lol :lol

The shot progression was just hilarious.

King Darkness
01-10-2009, 11:45 AM
Did a repaint on Bilbo, didnt mess with the hair just skin tone.


http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SANY2894.jpg

pixletwin
01-10-2009, 02:31 PM
Dude have you been taking lessons from Josh? That is seriously excellent! :clap

King Darkness
01-10-2009, 03:09 PM
Thnx Marc!!

:rock

carbo-fation
01-10-2009, 03:57 PM
Looks like we have another great customizer in the making. Nice work dude.:rock

FlyAndFight
01-11-2009, 07:05 PM
Sharp looking repaint!

jason2885
01-17-2009, 11:40 PM
I found a Bilbo for like $22 shipped tonight on Amazon so I bought it and now am looking for yet another Frodo.

El Skutto
01-20-2009, 01:58 PM
I found a Bilbo for like $22 shipped tonight on Amazon so I bought it and now am looking for yet another Frodo.

Weird, I also just snagged myself a Bilbo for $22, only this one was on eBay. Now I just need my two Frodos and one Sam and I'll be all set for the next wave of customs.

Has anyone tried modifying the Toybiz "soft" Witchking figure? I managed to get one dirt cheap but that solid plastic hood just has to go. I'm thinking of just layering it with some black cloth, but I'm wondering if anyone else has any suggestions. It'd be nice to have at least one villain in my LOTR 1:6 display.

pixletwin
01-20-2009, 02:02 PM
I think War Gor is doing something with it. You might wanna ask him.

El Skutto
01-20-2009, 02:10 PM
I think War Gor is doing something with it. You might wanna ask him.

Done and done. Thanks for the referral. :rock

pixletwin
02-20-2009, 08:36 PM
Ok here is my Bilbo with staff. It is Gandalf's staff which I melted and pulled until it was the right height. decided the tobacco pouch (though not screen accurate) is a nice touch. My camera sucks so the colors aren't quite what they are in person. His jacket looks much greener in person.

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/IMGP25381.JPG

and from behind:

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/IMGP25391.JPG

King Darkness
02-20-2009, 08:41 PM
Staff looks great!

What do you mean you melted it and pulled it?

pixletwin
02-20-2009, 08:45 PM
well... its kind hard to describe. I cut off te big trunk thing on top. (after removing the string and tobacco pouch)

held the tip over a fire (but careful not to touch the flame or burn)

then wrapped the tip in a paper towel and pulled and twisted it until the inside of the staff (the white plastic you don't want showing) disappeared then I would blunt it out on a plate (as if you were putting out a cigarrette) to make it flat.

King Darkness
02-20-2009, 08:46 PM
King to stupid to understand :(

FlyAndFight
02-20-2009, 10:16 PM
That looks fantastic. Can't wait to get Uncle Bilbo set up.

thenammagazine
02-22-2009, 08:26 PM
King to stupid to understand :(

Take a Gandalf staff. Light a candle. Hold the staff close to the flame (not in it) until it starts to look greasy and begins to bend under it's own weight. Once you can tug it and make it stretch, just pull the end off. You'll wind up with a long stringy end. Repeat the heating process until it starts to sweat again and then just rub the end on a plate or something (other than the counter top or any other surface it might stick to) like you're putting out a cigarette until you round off the end. If you do it right, you won't see any of the initial white color and the paint should cover the modified end.

Entropy
03-02-2009, 02:28 PM
Cast Bilbo head with proper hobbit ears and the same neck attachment as Frodo & Sam. Wig soon to come...

http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr327/entropychicken/DSCN0044.jpg?t=1235270875
http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr327/entropychicken/bilbo.jpg?t=1236028644

pixletwin
03-02-2009, 02:30 PM
It looks pretty awesome EC. :rock

Entropy
03-02-2009, 02:35 PM
Definitely an improvement.

I tried Frodo's wig on him and while serviceable, it just doesn't look right. More like Bilbo from the Hobbit flashback. So I'll sculpt him up a new one.

El Skutto
03-02-2009, 03:20 PM
Definitely an improvement.

I tried Frodo's wig on him and while serviceable, it just doesn't look right. More like Bilbo from the Hobbit flashback. So I'll sculpt him up a new one.

Wow, EC! I might just hold off on repainting the Toybiz head until I see your finished product. I assume you'll be selling Bilbo heads as well?

Just out of curiousity, how are the Gimli heads coming along?

pixletwin
03-02-2009, 03:26 PM
See the Gimli thread in the LOTR section. He posted a pic of a bunch of them and he stated that he has mailed out the ones for those who have paid. (me=:blissy)

superdoug
03-02-2009, 08:32 PM
wow i missed that too! man i need to start paying more attention.

The Ween
03-02-2009, 08:57 PM
EC! I've tried to PM you a few times but your PM file is too full. :(

Entropy
03-02-2009, 11:36 PM
EC! I've tried to PM you a few times but your PM file is too full. :(

cleared some space now. :gun

jason2885
03-03-2009, 01:47 AM
I also PM you about this and the Gimli casts. I really want to get one of those.

carbo-fation
03-03-2009, 06:09 PM
I sent you a PM yesterday, EC. Not sure if you got it or not. Please let me know.:)

Entropy
03-03-2009, 06:38 PM
I sent you a PM yesterday, EC. Not sure if you got it or not. Please let me know.:)

received and replied. :duff

El Skutto
03-04-2009, 05:29 AM
Sent you one as well, EC.

Gruff Old Bear
03-04-2009, 08:10 AM
PayPal sent for Gimli. I have the head and was planning to extend the beard, so you've solved a problem for me -- fantastic! Looking forward to Bilbo news.

Your box is full again...:rolleyes:

carbo-fation
03-04-2009, 08:44 AM
Sent the money as well. Looks like you're a busy man, EC.:lol

Thanks for doing this bro!:rock

Entropy
03-04-2009, 09:29 AM
PayPal sent for Gimli. I have the head and was planning to extend the beard, so you've solved a problem for me -- fantastic! Looking forward to Bilbo news.

Your box is full again...:rolleyes:

payment received, more space cleared. :banana

pixletwin
03-04-2009, 09:34 AM
hey EC, when should the first batch you mailed start arriving at people's homes/offices?

Entropy
03-04-2009, 09:36 AM
shouldn't take that long. Hopefully by this weekend. I'm curious too, lemme know when they start showing up.

El Skutto
03-04-2009, 11:29 AM
payment received, more space cleared. :banana

Did my PM go through? I need your Paypal account info and the total with shipping to the Great White North.

Entropy
03-04-2009, 02:08 PM
Did my PM go through? I need your Paypal account info and the total with shipping to the Great White North.

message replied. sorry, mate. Must've missed it. Keeping track of all these PMs is a pain. I'll prolly switch to getting regular email messages for the next item I offer.

Entropy
03-04-2009, 02:28 PM
Sent the money as well. Looks like you're a busy man, EC.:lol

Thanks for doing this bro!:rock

organizing and continually deleting PMs is a drag. I'll go through and clean up my in/out boxes and hopefully that will resolve the PM tag game for a bit.


hey EC, when should the first batch you mailed start arriving at people's homes/offices?

Actually, yours was sent 5th class on the back of a burro, so who knows when you'll see it. Hopefully, Fri. :o

The Ween
03-05-2009, 08:31 PM
I still can't PM you! Please send me details on your One Ring and Gimli head! Thanks! :)

Entropy
03-05-2009, 09:03 PM
I still can't PM you! Please send me details on your One Ring and Gimli head! Thanks! :)

PM sent, mate. :duff

pixletwin
03-05-2009, 09:46 PM
:lol :lol

Thats ok as long he gets here in one piece. :joy


organizing and continually deleting PMs is a drag. I'll go through and clean up my in/out boxes and hopefully that will resolve the PM tag game for a bit.



Actually, yours was sent 5th class on the back of a burro, so who knows when you'll see it. Hopefully, Fri. :o

King Darkness
03-06-2009, 05:38 PM
I havent gotten mine yet :(

Blu Falcon
03-06-2009, 08:14 PM
PM sent, mate. :duff

I never got a reply to my PMs regarding the custom One Ring and Chain and Gimli head. Looks like I might have missed the boat for the custom Bilbo as well.

Entropy
03-06-2009, 10:33 PM
I havent gotten mine yet :(

unfair. Marc got his today.


I never got a reply to my PMs regarding the custom One Ring and Chain and Gimli head. Looks like I might have missed the boat for the custom Bilbo as well.

sorry! PM sent.

El Skutto
03-09-2009, 04:41 AM
Sent you my payment this morning, EC. Can't wait to get started painting that puppy!

The Ween
03-10-2009, 09:11 PM
EC, will you be selling any Bilbo heads? I can't wait to see how you get him painted up!

shovelchop81
05-06-2009, 06:23 AM
The walking stick is a definite must have for Bilbo. If anyone has any suggestions for one, lets hear them. :)

i used the Roman Tribune/Centurion's olive legionnaire beater!http://thumb8.webshots.net/t/74/174/8/77/83/2627877830104491348CbOlpj_th.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2627877830104491348CbOlpj)

shovelchop81
05-07-2009, 07:07 PM
:eekblimey! i actually met Bilbo tonight in a pub in Swansea, he's 5'1" missing all his front teeth, still wearing the the red waistcoat and green jacket speaks some strange middle earth language and apparently used to be a Greaser!

pixletwin
05-07-2009, 08:41 PM
:lol :lol :lol

thamesvalidude
05-08-2009, 04:20 AM
:eekblimey! i actually met Bilbo tonight in a pub in Swansea, he's 5'1" missing all his front teeth, still wearing the the red waistcoat and green jacket speaks some strange middle earth language and apparently used to be a Greaser!

Daddy??????????????:eek

shovelchop81
05-10-2009, 10:33 AM
this is Bilbo i saw in Swansea, bare in mind I'd had quite a few drinks at this point and and using a new phone camera i hadn't worked out how to use yet!:drink

pixletwin
05-13-2009, 08:42 PM
:lol :rock :lol

Gruff Old Bear
05-15-2009, 06:46 PM
Finally swapped my Bilbo head to the Sideshow body, lotta catching up to do. It was more of an adventure than I expected. But that's the way with hobbits.

:rolleyes:

FlyAndFight
05-18-2009, 12:33 PM
Now that I've received my custom Bilbo clothing from Pix, I'm jumping into the Bilbo project head-first! :rock

Entropy
05-18-2009, 01:16 PM
My new pressure pot and compressor are fantastic! Bilbo is one of the first I've cast in it. The wigs will be a lot easier now.

jason2885
05-18-2009, 07:31 PM
When do you think you might be able to start taking orders.

King Darkness
05-19-2009, 07:35 AM
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t244/KingDarkness07/SDC10569.jpg

:rock :rock :rock :rock

pixletwin
05-19-2009, 11:16 AM
:rock :rock :rock :rock :rock :rock

ProgMatinee
05-19-2009, 11:18 AM
Do both Merry and Pippin wear their daggers on the left?

King Darkness
05-19-2009, 03:33 PM
Do both Merry and Pippin wear their daggers on the left?

Yup.


http://www.theargonath.cc/pictures/fsmp/fsmp18.jpg

ProgMatinee
05-19-2009, 04:39 PM
awesome. thank you. man we need a scarf!

FlyAndFight
05-19-2009, 05:41 PM
Sorry I'm late.

:rock :rock :rock :rock :rock

to King Darkness's pic! (And to Pix's and Nanay's work!)

jason2885
05-19-2009, 07:24 PM
Those are awesome. We do need a scarf for Pippin badly and a cloak for Merry. Then all we would need would be headsculpts to get here. Does anyone thing they would be up to sculpting the correct swords for Merry and Pippin as well as their Elven daggers.

pixletwin
05-19-2009, 09:56 PM
Blindvoyeur is working on the scarf. :rock

El Skutto
05-20-2009, 05:04 AM
What about backpacks? From the picture, it looks like Merry is wearing one, but not Pippin. And which one matches up best in terms of the on-screen appearance, the one that comes with the Frodo figure, or the one that comes with Sam? I seem to have a bunch of extras accessories from those two figures... :rolleyes:

It also appears as though Pippin has some kind of man-purse slung over one shoulder. Do we have anything that could work for that? I'm thinking of the bag that comes with the Indiana Jones figure, but that's a lot of money to pay for a single accessory.

ProgMatinee
05-22-2009, 05:42 AM
I think thats pippins bedroll under his arm.

King Darkness
05-22-2009, 06:06 AM
I believe you are correct sir.

ProgMatinee
05-22-2009, 07:08 AM
i think its pretty cool that costume designers really make sure characters aren't all copying each other. It would have been really easy to have each character wear their gear the same.

El Skutto
05-22-2009, 02:17 PM
It would have been really easy to have each character wear their gear the same.

It also would have made life easier for us customizers... :monkey2

FlyAndFight
05-26-2009, 08:12 PM
I finished setting up my Bilbo over the weekend and wanted to share one quick pic. Still need to repaint the headsculpt and fiddle with the gear but I'm really liking how he's looking so far. HUGE thanks to Pix and his help in getting Bilbo (and Merry & Pip) to an excellent start!


http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/4935/bilbo1v.jpg (http://img132.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bilbo1v.jpg)