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    MOTUC Dragstor (Custom)

    This has been a WIP for months now, as I figured out what to use and how to execute.
    First I had a Hordak buck leftover from my Filmation Hordak, since I used an extra MAA
    buck for that. I thought, who could I possibly do, that my limited re-sculpting knowledge
    could do, most customs I have done were mainly repaints and minor modding, hardly
    any re-sculpting (The success with my Filmation Hordak gave me the confidence to
    attempt Dragstor). I looked for like a week and finally decided to make Dragstor, he is
    one from my childhood collection that is still missing in MOTUC, and one of my favorites.

    So, I started by taking the Hordak buck apart and sculpting vents into the thighs, then I
    started taking Kobra Khan shins and reworking them, and the furry boot feet as well.
    Then was the task how to do the armor / body design, and removing the ab crunch and
    waist articulation. That wasn't hard since I have done many mods and worked with plastic
    strips. The wheel is from a model car....yes, they do have BF Goodrich tires on Eternia...
    The import them from Earth.

    I shaved the lettering from the tire, and glued it in. Then once the body was done, I got a
    Kronis head and started on the hardest part....no wonder they say heads cost the most to
    sculpt....

    The Pack is an extra heavily modified TP He-Man pack, screwed into place so it can be taken
    off, and simulating the chest hoses are from a 6" Peter Venkman, thanks to my sons GB
    breaking from first movement out of the package, so I cut it off, thought, hey....and there it is.
    It attaches to his chest, and his pack for added effect.

    The headers are made from plastic model tree, and the thruster / exhaust tips are wire nuts,
    drilled out for added detail. The thrusters are made from MP Skywarp Null Rays.

    I wanted a predominately Vintage feel, with a few modern type touches, as the pack of the
    Vintage figure wasn't very detailed, and I had little to go on for design. But I am really happy
    how it all turned out. It could have been better, but all in all, I really like it.

    Dragstor!

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    Wanted....Entrapa, Light Hope, (A real) Filmation Hordak & Clawful
    Considering....
    Needed....Dragstor

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    Now this is an AWESOME DRAGSTOR!!!
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    Oh wow that is cool. Does he actually roll on the tire?

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    AWESOME JOB Shadow!!!

    I think my fav bit was the extra effort you put into making a unique upper leg... lord knows we need some more about now. lol

    Great custom bud!

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    Really good job!

    I like your Dragstor head! Very good realization!
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    wow this is incredible!!!
    I truly hope we get Dragstor soon, but in the mean time I will have to admire yours!
    It looks spot on, I can't see Mattel's being much different!! Kudos!!

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    I can only hope that an official version looks this good. Very very nice work!
    It is spelled "Crita", not "Critta". Misspell her name and Crita will knock the "T" out of you!

    Also...get her into the line!

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    I love this. the wire nuts are clever.
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    This is amazing! I am blown away by this! Dragstor was a favorite of mine growing up, so this is a major thrill. Great job!

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    This is just fantastic! A truly masterpice sir!
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    Boo, all the pics are gone! Or is it just me?
    Angella Blast Attak Buzzsaw Hordak Dragstor ELDOR! ENTRAPTA! FLUTTERINA! Flying Fists He-Man GWILDOR!
    Lazer Light He-Man Lazer Light Skeletor MERMISTA! MultiBot NINJOR! Peekablue Perfuma RIO BLAST! Rotar
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    Wohooow! Now that is a Dragstor right there! Good job sire!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xepherus3 View Post
    This is amazing! I am blown away by this! Dragstor was a favorite of mine growing up, so this is a major thrill. Great job!
    Quote Originally Posted by Lockdown View Post
    This is just fantastic! A truly masterpice sir!
    Thanks guys, he was a favorite of mine too.

    Quote Originally Posted by SunDevil View Post
    Boo, all the pics are gone! Or is it just me?
    They're all still there....not sure why you can't see them though....

    Quote Originally Posted by Hunter Knight View Post
    Wohooow! Now that is a Dragstor right there! Good job sire!
    Thank you sir for the compliment.
    Recent....Flutterina, NA Skeletor
    Coming....Rio Blast (sold already)
    Wanted....Entrapa, Light Hope, (A real) Filmation Hordak & Clawful
    Considering....
    Needed....Dragstor

    Oh man, did I forget to use these [sarcasm][/sarcasm] again? Sorry....

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    I really like him!! Great job Shadow.
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    if the MOTUC Dragstor looks half as good as this, then I will be happy

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