Revising the Buck Rogers Earth Defence Directorate Pilot figures (both male and female)

Rhaven Blaack

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Back in 2014 (WOW :surprise: six (6) years ago :surprise:) I repainted Tirick's figures for both Buck Rogers and BSG. Recently, I was talking to a friend about the figures and as I was showing him the figures, I realised that there were a few components that I had forgotten. Not only that but the female figure (as a whole) just did not look right to me. So I put the Lens-head Robot project aside and decided to tackle this issue.

Since the female figure was the most glaring of the two, I started with that one first. Here are photos of the original figure. As you can see, the uniform looks like it was "spray painted" on the body. That was not the look that I really intended on.
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So, with this thread, I am only highlighting the areas that I have added and fixed.

Here is the new template (I am sorry that the parts are not too visible). I have added a rectangle (to for the look of a "shirt") that goes over the "breasts", an oval that is formed and goes over the shoulder (to form a cowl/mantle), and a collar. I also lowered the "rainbow" armband to just above the elbow.
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Starting with the torso.
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After attaching the "breasts", there is a rectangle plate that is placed over the "breasts", then shaped in place, to make the "shirt".
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I added the legs.
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I added the arms, holster and weapon.
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Here are the oval (cowl/mantle) and collar.
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I shaped the oval with the back end of a thin handle for a paint brush so that it will lay properly over the shoulders and added the collar.
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I attached the head and mounted the entire figure on the stand.
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I will work on the male figure next.
 

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Is it just me, or dose she look like she is leaning back? maybe the camera angle? Nice work BTW.
It was leaning a bit. I too noticed it after I took the photos. I fixed it though. That is another thing that I like about paper. It is so very easy to fix.
 
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Here are photos of the original male figure.
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Now for the revision.
Like with the female figure, I am only highlighting the areas that I have added and fixed.


Here are the parts for the new figure. All I added to this template, is the oval (cowl/mantle) and collar.
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Here is the torso.
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The legs are attached.
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The arms, holster and weapon are attached.
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Here are the oval (cowl/mantle) and collar.
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I shaped the oval with the back end of a thin handle for a paint brush so that it will lay properly over the shoulders and added the collar.
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The head is attached. I also attached the nose and ears.
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I have mounted the figure on the stand.
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Revell-Fan is going to make certain that my measurements are correct (and make any corrections as needed).
Once all of the revisions are finished, I will be uploading the new template to replace the old one in the resource section.