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22 June 2013 @ 10:54 pm
AFT SG-A: The Puddle Jumper  
I took these pictures today especially for sgamadison to show her my Puddle Jumper Model. If you want to build one too, go to this page: http://www.paperaviation.de/PuddleJumper/puddlejumper.html

There you find a Free Download for a Zip file with all the pictures. Just let them print in the right size and glue it together. It then should look like this:

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Antjedieastra on June 29th, 2013 04:06 pm (UTC)
I'm not sure - had you seen the last promotion pictures of the Stargate figures that then did not get made? There was supposed to be a Black Ops Carter, a General Hammond, a Jack O'Neill in his blue Air Force dress uniform (thankfully I customized one myself, so I did not need this) and some Horus guard which looked really awesome.

But apparently no retailers bought them after the show got cancelled, as they feared nobody would buy them in the shops, so they never made them in the first place. It's a shame they started so late with the figures, they should have done some years ago.
tangotabbytangotabby on June 29th, 2013 04:17 pm (UTC)
I also saw a Ba'al figure sample that was supposed to have gotten made, but obviously didn't :-((( I would definitely have bought him ;-) I'm surprised they didn't do the Black Ops Carter since they had Black Ops Jack and Daniel. And Hammond.... I would have loved to have him, too.

I have considered doing some custom ones, but I can't bear to take apart the ones I have, and what do you do with the leftover bodies? ;-)
Antjedieastra on June 29th, 2013 04:23 pm (UTC)
Right, how could I have forgotten about the Ba'al! He was awesome. I also definitely would have bought him.

We also do have a Black Ops Teal'c, with hair and a shirt which shows his muscled bare arms. So all that is missing is Carter. Some have just painted a green Carter black, I suppose you can do that, but it's not the same.

I admit I have done more customs for the Doctor Who and Torchwood figures, which I can get quite cheap and lose off ebay. With figures so expensive like your Atlantis once, I would not dare either! As for my Jack in dress blues, I used the body of a Wesley from Buffy there, so all I had to do was putting the Jack head on it. Since the heads can be taken off quite easily, this is no big deal. And I don't use the Jack in the green base uniform (as opposite to the offworld uniform) much either. Here are some pictures of him:

http://dieastra.livejournal.com/17055.html

http://dieastra.livejournal.com/16393.html
tangotabbytangotabby on June 29th, 2013 04:59 pm (UTC)
That is amazing!!! I love all the detail you put in! I'm not sure I have the patience for that, at least not right now when I have so many other (house) projects to do :-)
Antjedieastra on June 29th, 2013 05:37 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I had a great guide though, who had the idea first, I just retraced his steps. And I need to be in the right mood when doing this. Not all days are good for it.

It's also totally possible that the Stargate figures are made of a harder material and therefore more difficult to change/cut than the Doctor Who/Torchwood figures. It feels to me like that anyway. The only thing I have done for Stargate was repainting the desert uniforms:

http://dieastra.livejournal.com/679.html

And I also made the ramp to the gate wider so that the MALP would fit onto it but for some reason I never posted them in here. I should change that.