Customizing Links and Resources
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Action Figure Sites/Forums
Action Figure Blues
Action Figure Insider
DASH! Collector Action Figures
Green Lantern Corps
OAFE Toy Reviews
One Sixth Warrior Forums
Points of Articulation
The Toy Ark
Toy News International
Transformers Figure Forums
Transformer World TFW2005
Tfans.com (part of the ENI network)
GI Joe Figure Forums
The Fighting 1:18th
Buy Marvel, Transformers, and other action figures online
Forbidden Planet NYC
Mattel Online Store
Onell Design (Glyos System Figures)
SmallJoes.com, your 1:18 scale stop
Spy Monkey Limited Run
The Four Horsemen Store (Mythic Legions)
Things from Another World
Make your own sculpting tools
TutorialFichenFoo, painting/modeling tutorials
Custom Headcasts/weapons/replacement labels
The Beltran bros (Marvel Legends)
The Casting Cave (Marvel, DC, Star wars, GI Joe)
CamcoKids headcasts (DC Marvel)
Freeman's Mind Masters of the Universe Shapeways store
Glassman Custom Casts (Marvel Legends)
GridIron Studios (1:12 GI Joe Classified)
Plastic Curves (Joe, DC, Marvel legends, Motu, etc) (
Raginspoon's 1:18 scale GI Joe custom casts
Barbosa Customs (Masters of the Universe
Shapeways Calloway Custom Shop (Transformers)
Spy Monkey creations
Toyhax (formerly Reprolabels) Transformers symbols/stickers!
MyFaceOnaFigure! Custom headsculpts of YOU for your figures!
Zacparis Toy Accessories and replacment symbols/stickers!
Buy a 3D printer and print your own figure parts!
Buy Customizing supplies & More
Paints and brushes I currently use:
Formula P3 paints
Testors Aztek Acrylic Paint
Tamiya Clear acrylic brush on colors
Tamiya spray Lacquer for all plastics, just don't use on soft rubber
Buy fine detail brushes
Tools and stuff:
Tamiya Plastic Scriber tools, make panel lines in plastic!
Color Shaper clay sculpting tools
Pro-Create Professional flexible putty
Aves Studios Products. Apoxie Sculpt, Fixit Sculpt, and more.
Micro-Mark, customizing tools and supplies
Guassboys Super Magnets. Easily buy rare earth magnets of all shapes and sizes.
Hobby Engineering. From LEDs to Resins, this place has it all.
Buy a Light Tent for better pictures of your customs!
Cold Heat soldering tool for LED work and removing metal pins.
Smooth-On mold making and casting materials
Friends & Other Nifty Stuff
Collector Action figures (giant figure archive)
Michael Crawford's Toy Reviews
The Adventures of Doctor NcNinja!
Toys R Evil Blog, for the newest import figure news and urban vinyl
The Fighter's Generation (Video Fighting game archive)
WOOT! .com (buy one thing a day for cheap!)
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