6.12.2015

Extra - What about some action figures?

Since I bought the new girls and Arturo, I started thinking that I wanted a guy to match each of the girls, I was almost done with Arturo, but I still missed three guys to complete the couples and the FR Guys I still don't have simply look too youthful for some of the girls here.
The older FR guys are far too expensive, and I wanted to avoid the temptation to add more "Lukas" to my crowd.

I admired many action figures from fellow collectors' blogs, and loved the realistic facesculpts and poseability. But they are too small!!!!

Sometimes ago somebody ( thak you Phyllis!) posted about the new Coomodel 27 cm tall body.
I checked it out on ebay and to my surprise it looked narrow shouldered enough for my tastes (I don't like ultra muscular guys). As these are the skinnier bodies around, I thought I could settle for it.
27 cm is exactly the measurement of FR2 girls a the shoulder, so even though these guys won't tower over them, as the FR Hommes do, they will be all right.

Here are the pictures of this body and here a full review:



As I'm not familiar with action figures I bought also an adapter for Hot Toys muscular heads, three of them, just in case, hope it works!


Then added a couple of hand sets, as I don't think the new guys are going to be shooting  at anybody around here!


then a couple of shoes, as these figures' feet are longer than FR Hommes'. Even if I figured that maybe they can use some shoes designed for the new color infusion feet. I bought three for each type, casual and formal (they will not be allowed a great variety for now)


Now came the hardest part, pick the heads! It took me three months, but now here they are:

Giulio

Pietro

Geremia

It will take a while before they will get home, and as they are going to have completely diffrent measurement from the FR Hommes they are going to have a wardrobe of their own. Ok, I know, but they are NOT big busted ladies!
It looks like I find it far more interesting  sewing for guys....LOL
I saw some wonderful creations for these kind of guys on facebook and etsy and liked the challenge!

I know you all are wondering about who will date who in the house. 
When the new guys will be here, we will be playing "the dating game"!

I hope I guessed the compatibility of heads and body right, any suggestion for adapters and things like that are more than welcome!

20 comments:

  1. Lol @ "...I don't think the new guys are going to be shooting at anybody around here!" I'm very new to action figures so I look forward to seeing how these combinations work out. The dating game should prove fun for your girls. You've picked some handsome guys. I especially like Giulio.

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    1. I'm new too, Jewell, but I was couldn't bear the limitation of FR Hommes choice (and their incredible high prices). Giulio is my fave too (I have a soft spot for Jude Law anyway).
      I have to work out the details for the dating game, but it will be a while before the new guys shall arrive, so there's plenty of time!

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  2. Now we're talking!!!! LOL! :) I'm a huge Fan of your new 1/6 Boys! You did a great choice about the body. That's too bad that i can't put some photos to the comment section :( (My e-mail: komixiara@interia.pl - if you got any question!) And don't you worry - any "narrow shoulder" body is with two types of adapters (just like in the photo above!), because there's only two types of 1/6 heads (most popular of course!). For example if you check out in my blog the label "Leon S. Kennedy" you will see a photo of two different types of the heads :) Don't read my "blah, blah, blah" just look at the photo :* Have a nice day my Dear :*

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    1. Thank you Eibhlin, I'm relieved, I'm going to check your blog right away! I'm going to check the settings to see if I can allow pictures in the photos section, but I fear Blogger isn't so comment friendly.....
      Your blog has been a huge inspiration to start me on Action Figures, and can't wait to try my hand at their dresses!

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  3. Congratulations on your new guys! Yay for you getting action figures. I'm glad you found some tall enough for your FR ladies.

    (I did not write about the new Coomodel 27 cm tall body. It looks interesting though. I look forward to how you dress them. Oh and the dating game, ha ha!)

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    1. Hi D7ana, these girls are so tall it is embarassing.....I can't remember who wrote about it, I thought it was you, as you always give tons of infos in your posts. Of course they are going to have their own collection, but I have to actually see their build to decide.
      You know I like to have some fun with my uber classy girls, I've got to work out the details for the dating game, I'm aready working on it....LOL

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    2. Billa, I was the one who posted about the Coomodel bodies in December on this post: http://adayinthelifeofmydolls2.blogspot.com/2014/12/dolls-dolls-and-more-dolls-part-3.html. You responded to me at that time about getting some of them for your FR girls! I ordered the tall muscle bodies because I like the necks on them better and also the arm and shoulder areas look better to me when the guys don't have shirts on! They can both wear the same clothing. Good luck!

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    3. Thank you Phyllis!!!!! sorry for forgetting, I admit I have the memory spawn of a trout, I'm going to fix the post right away!
      I look forward for the new guys, I wasn't really satisfied by the area around the shoulders either, but I wanted narrow shoulders for better shirt fitting, we shall see, I can always buy some more guys, I've plenty of lonely girls around here! LOL

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    1. Yes, I know. Same thing here when I found that headsculpt....:-D

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  5. You are so lucky to get these Billa. Here in South Africa we can't get stuff like this as International couriers refuse to deal with our postal services. I can't wait to see how you are going to use them.

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    1. This is pretty bad Daniel! I have the same problem here in Italy but (luckily) only with dealers from Canada.
      I have tons of plans, in fact I just ordered three more, there was a huge lonely hearts club around here!
      I think I'm going to start my first "family" and other things!

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  6. Thank you for sharing this, Billa. I have thought about getting bodies and heads, but afraid I won't know what I am doing when it comes to matching them. Maybe learning tips from you will help me go ahead and just dive in. Seeing the couples will be cool.

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    1. Thanks to Phyllis for the heads up! As soon as they arrive here I'll post a full review, you can check Eibhlin link in the comments for reference, as these are my first action figures I can't really give any advice now, but I expect the new guys to be here by the end of July, and then I'll tell you everything I'll found about them!

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  7. I just found some tall AA bodies from Coomodel too! I ordered 3 of them. I will post about them when they arrive!

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    1. Hi Phyllis, I saw them too! Looking forward for your reviewof them!
      I've odered three more muscular bodies, and three more heads, I'm going to mix and match. This is going to be my fashion doll new frontier, I will call them my "fashion figures" LOL

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  8. Oh my, oh my, oh my......fashion models and body builders with "real" faces..... I am MOST interested to see how it will all turn out. Excited and scared at the same time!!!!

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    1. LOL April, in fact they could be a bit scary, as their faces look so realistic. Since I posted about sticking with only FR line I realized that in fact what I needed was a reason for add variety! Checking Phyllis post you can see they are just as "muscular" as the FR Hommes crew, and from what I've seen from pictures of diorama they mix quite well with FR boys and girls, the height was the problem so we shall see.

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  9. Very nice! I recognize that the middle face is Brad Pitt, but I cant tell who the other two are supposed to be.

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    1. Hi Muff! Great to hear from you! The first giù is Jude Law as Watson,and the lady one Michael Fassbenderin I don't really know...
      Kisses Billa

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