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 Post subject: REUSING Accessories to Your JLU Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 12:43 pm 
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While collecting JLU, I couldn't help noticing that some action figures needed
they're own stuff, if not, at least better stuff than what they came with. :roll:
I mixed and match accessories to give my collection a better look and feel.

For instance...
    I gave BLACK VULCAN the yellow lightning-bolt that came with FLASH,
    I used a clear light blast from DR.LIGHT as an icy blast for ICE,
    LEX LUTHOR received the extra pistol from BTAS TALIA AL'GHUL,
    VOLCANA was given the fire bolt from WAVE RIDER,
    and who hasn't tried to get extra lanterns and green light contruts for all they're GL CORP members
I've even gone and used DCUC accessories from time to time to improve the JLU.

What Creative things have you done, or given to your JLU collection to make it better? :shock:
Lets share ideas here. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 1:14 pm 
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Great topic! Sadly, I have nothing to add.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 1:23 pm 
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Granted I am talking DCIH here and we don't have the accessory options JLU/DCUC have, I have used extra weapons from old Street Fighter sprues for some characters like Com. Gordon, Deathstroke, and 2 Face. I recently got a generic motorcycle I plan to modify for Nightwing. I am looking at making a mold of the construct from Starro GL and making more, but need practice with clear resin and color dyes, but it is the only construct we have at present.

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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:50 pm 
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Great topic An-Gel!
Thanks to roen I got a lot of mileage out of the minimates Hawkman & Hawkgirl pack.
As you can see the mace, the morningstar, and the mask all look good.

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(the shield for Hawkman is from a Silver Storm Hawkgirl)

And much like I think that Dr. Light clear light blast works for Ice.
I think Luthor's krypton gun works better with Fire.

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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 3:49 pm 
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The only one I've done is give Thanagarian Shayera the gold mace from Amazo.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 4:49 pm 
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j1h15233 wrote:
The only one I've done is give Thanagarian Shayera the gold mace from Amazo.


I gave that one to Lorder Hawkgirl.

Superwoman's lasso for Lorder Wonder Woman.

I also used some boomerangs from some old Lanard CORPS figures for Capt Boomerang.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:15 pm 
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I use the Flash's lightning bolt for Black Vulcan and the minimates mace for Hawkman/Hawkgirl.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
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whakojacko1976 wrote:
j1h15233 wrote:
The only one I've done is give Thanagarian Shayera the gold mace from Amazo.


I gave that one to Lorder Hawkgirl.

Superwoman's lasso for Lorder Wonder Woman.

I also used some boomerangs from some old Lanard CORPS figures for Capt Boomerang.


I bought up some Hawkman singles and gave one to him, one to Hawgirl, one to Lorder, and one to Shayera...and then Thanagarian Shayera got the gold one. I still need more of them though haha.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
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reksuh wrote:
Great topic An-Gel!
Thanks to roen I got a lot of mileage out of the minimates Hawkman & Hawkgirl pack.
As you can see the mace, the morningstar, and the mask all look good.

Image

Image

(the shield for Hawkman is from a Silver Storm Hawkgirl)

And much like I think that Dr. Light clear light blast works for Ice.
I think Luthor's krypton gun works better with Fire.

Image



That mask at Hawkgirls feet is an excellent idea.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
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An-Gel Sakura wrote:
VOLCANA was given the fire bolt from WAVE RIDER,

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I knew I had a photo some where. :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:10 am 
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My Hawkman holds a battleaxe from a Playmobil knight I picked up on clearance.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
PostPosted: Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:50 am 
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An-Gel Sakura wrote:
An-Gel Sakura wrote:
VOLCANA was given the fire bolt from WAVE RIDER,

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I knew I had a photo some where. :mrgreen:

Oh, that looks cool! I never thought of using that accessory for Volcana. I have that accessory already so I think I'm gonna give it to Volcana in my display.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
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I upgraded TNBA RIDDLER with the Riddler cane from DCUC. :mrgreen:

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LIVEWIRE needed blue electricity, so I use an electrical short-out accessory from a STARWARS R3 astrometric droid . :shock: :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
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Great idea for Livewire's accessory. Really fits well with her.


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 Post subject: Re: Reusing Accessories to Your Advantage...
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Can we see another photo of Livewire's accessory? It looks like it's swirling around her hands - super cool! Another photo would really rock, as well as a link to the toy those electricity bolts came with...

Never noticed before how good Fire's head-sculpt is. I mean, I knew it was pretty, but seeing it up close really makes me appreciate the paint apps.

And WHERE did that Hawkgirl mace come from? And Riddler's cane? Let's give people links to click to so they can see the packaging and know what to look for when shopping around :)

EDIT: Thanks to the side-by-side Shayeras, I can finally pin-point why the Thanagarian version looks so much better than the normal one...her eyes aren't outlined. Nice improvement Mattel!!


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