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Great stuff from Scale Collectables...

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by Canoehead, Mar 8, 2023.

  1. Canoehead Active Member

    Just received a couple of 3D printed heads from Mark Brooks, owner of Scale Collectables over in the UK. He put in the extra work to size them to fit the 1/10 bust that I plan to use it on and they fit great; the detail is amazing as you can see. Mark is great to deal with, the price is right and the service is super efficient. Check out the website (https://www.scale-collectables.com/) or the Scale Collectables FB page to see other incredibly done pieces - highly recommended!

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  2. Scotty A Fixture

    Is it two top gun heads or is there another coming? That one looks great.
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  3. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Brian

    Mark is a member here on PF ....user name macuk

    here's his avatar

    Scale Collectables are supporting our Brennan Brush Comp with some great prizes



    Thanks for sharing the comments ...I agree with them wholly ......the Brennan piece by Sid is excellent and there's many more current releases and to come

    Look forward to seeing this as a V Bench SBS

    Happy benchtime

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  4. Steve Brodie PlanetFigure Supporter

    I have the 'Maverick' tom Cruise full bust. Like you said, amazing details
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  5. Steve Brodie PlanetFigure Supporter

    And when you think they cost on average £25.00 per bust, they are amazing value for money and dont forget when you have purchased 4 you can claim any bust from the full range for free! - Only 2 more to go (y)
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  6. Canoehead Active Member

    Hi Scotty,

    I ordered two copies of the same "Mav" head in case I messed up the first one doing the conversion I have planned. And yes, they do look good - Sid Naique's sculpts of some of Hollywood's famous faces are uncannily realistic - check out Mark's website and you'll be amazed.
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  7. Steve Ski PlanetFigure Supporter

    Looks like Tommy to me, excellent.
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  8. pkessling Active Member

    What bust is that?
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  9. Canoehead Active Member

  10. Francisco Member

    ohhh, it`s really nice!!
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  11. Ned Ricks Active Member

    Not sure Mav wore a necktie when he had the "need for speed."
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  12. Canoehead Active Member

    Quite right; however, this Mav is being backdated to a USAAF bomber pilot c. 1944 - shirt and tie were de rigeur for pilots even when on ops.

    A shot of the progress so far:

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  13. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Brian

    Nice update , the headwear looking good , nice rank bar on it

    Will you add a moustache perhaps to get away from the " Mav "

    Following with interest

    Happy benchtime

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  14. Canoehead Active Member

    Glad you like him so far.

    Good suggestion on the moustache - I'll think on it, although I have no problem with him looking like Mav. I'm just happy the head actually fits well - for not knowing the exact figure I was putting it on, Mark did an awesome job sizing him to the correct proportions.

    Next up is the fiddly work of the headphone set - I'll try to post some shots - if it works! :)

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  15. Canoehead Active Member

    Hi all,

    Thought I'd post a couple shots of the progress on this project. Nap, if this thread should be moved to somewhere more appropriate, please feel free - I'll continue to add more WIP photos as I move along.

    I used putty, sprue, sheet styrene, steel wire, aluminum sheet and lead wire to scratchbuild an approximation of a bomber pilot's HS23 headset:


    In preparation for paint, and to better see how the whole figure looks overall, I sprayed a primer coat on it:

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    Thanks for looking in - on to the painting next.

  16. Ferris A Fixture

    Very cool. I like it more than the original bust.

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  17. Canoehead Active Member

    Thanks Adrian, very kind of you. And I'm with you; I was never thrilled with the original head either. Hopefully, the final product will be satisfactory - any advice as I progress is appreciated.

  18. sd0324 PlanetFigure Supporter

    That's really cool. I like this one quite a bit. Really unique. Looking forward to your painting this one. It will be a really nice piece.

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