Rise of the Apes

Couldn’t wait so replaced the head on a Masterbox figure I’d be playing with. Decided. I like the overall look so I’m going to rework the uniform.

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Nice and different! Where did the ape head come from? Royal Model?

BTW, I wish you used a resin figure for your project. The details on the Masterbox plastic look very soft…

Mario

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Thank you Mario,
Yes they are the Royal model ones.
Dont have resin figures to try it on tbh. But I’m going to try and rework things to see what I can come up with.

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Looking good. Very interesting conversion.

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Thank you Gino. I’m probably going to do at least one more Ape and maybe the prisoner from this set
s-l500

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You need a Charlton Heston head for the kneeling figure! :grin:
:smiley:

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The head fit is quite superb, actually, and sure makes for something unique and different. Kudos! :grinning:

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Thank you both.

And maybe a 3D Print of the lady’s arm… This could get out of hand quickly :upside_down_face:

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a very interesting conversion, I will be interested to see where you go with this.

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You and me both Dave, cause I haven’t a clue at the minute… Like most of my modeling it’s kinda organic… Fluid, dynamic living stuff​:joy::flushed::thinking:

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I meant Lady of Liberty BTW…

I bet you could find a Statue of Liberty toy/souvenir pretty cheaply.

EDIT:

Looks like someone already did it.

Oh hells bells…

In 1/35, Ms Liberty’s head would be bigger than your own! (No disrespect to either!)
:smiley:

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I wasn`t aware that the apes had Special Forces hunting down Taylor and the humans. :slightly_smiling_face:

Creative lisence… Nah…

I’ll probably end up with just 2/3 figures on a simple base.

Oh yup. The 6th Simian Special Forces GROUP…
and don’t ask why its the 6th.

Preiser makes a set of naked humans ( both genders).
https://www.preiser-figuren.de/preiser-63900-1:32-figurenset-adam-bausatz-6-st-unbemalt-preiser-63900,art-18091
Imagine them clad in putty clothes, running away from two mounted apes on gallopping horses, holding a net. :smile:

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One point is that apes don’t have human proportions often having long arms, short bowed legs and frequently a paunch. Oddly enough, they share these features with many fantasy Orc figures. It may be worth looking at some of larger (plastic) versions of these (GW Nobz/Black Orcs) as possible recipients for simian heads although there would be some work required in the neck area. More recent iterations of these have a reasonable level of refinement and are large enough to handle the scale shift.

Regards,

M

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Who knows how the apes of Planet of the Apes have mutated after 2000 years? I think that pod3105 is refering to the original movie from 1968, which is set in 3978 A.D.

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