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PRHI 3D Printed TARS Releases Tonight from Monster Kolor

25 April, 2015 - 15:42

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Head on over to http://www.monsterkolorstore.com/prhi/ at 8PM EST tonight to pick up a TARS.  $25 each, 3D printed in ABS plastic, treated with acetone vapor, and painted with Monster Kolor!


PRHI 3D Printed TARS 1/18 Scale Release Details

17 April, 2015 - 08:00

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The TARS release details are all sorted out, so it’s time to let everyone know.  The PRHI 1/18 scale TARS figure will be available on Saturday April 25 at 8:00 PM EST.  They will be $25.  You can buy one from the PRHI section of the Monster Kolor Web Shop: http://www.monsterkolorstore.com/prhi/  Each PRHI TARS stands four inches tall and is 3D printed in ABS plastic.  They have been treated with acetone vapor for surface finish and durability, and feature three points of articulation.  Each one is painted with Monster Kolor, features unique display screen decals, and is realistically weathered with acrylics.  They are scaled to go with Kenner style or modern 3 3/4″ toys and are meant to be played with!

These aren’t going to last long, so if you want one be sure to show up at 8:00!

More pics after the jump.

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PRHI 3D Printed TARS 1/18 Scale Toys Available Soon from Monster Kolor

13 April, 2015 - 07:21

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The PRHI 3D printed TARS 1/18 scale figures are complete and will be available soon!  I’ll post the full gallery and release details once they arrive at Monster Kolor HQ.  Each TARS stands 4″ tall and features three points of articulation.  They are printed in ABS plastic, treated with acetone for surface finish and durability, and painted with Monster Kolor paints.  Each one features a detailed display screen readout and realistic weathering.  They will be available for $25 each soon, exclusively at the Monster Kolor Store: http://www.monsterkolorstore.com/prhi/

 

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For now, here’s a pic of TARS meeting some of his fellow space-faring movie robots.


3D Printed M1919 .30 Cal Machine Gun Bale for use with 12″ GI Joe

12 April, 2015 - 13:48

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This is one of those projects that was something I needed for my collection, and then other collectors expressed interest once they saw it.  I had a loose M1919 .30 caliber machine gun without any of the hardware for the tripod that I got in a parts lot.  Rather than relegate it to the spares bag, I decided to make something that would allow Joe to carry the MG.  I looked online for examples of early MG handles, came up with a design, and sized it to fit in Joe’s hand without putting any stress on his hard hands.  You can buy a bale now from my Shapeways Shop for $6 at: http://www.shapeways.com/product/ML2ZVNLEZ/m1919-30-cal-machine-gun-bale-for-12-quot-gi-joe

The bale is available in two plastics, White Strong Flexible Polished, and Metallic Plastic Polished.  The WSF Polished is the default option, and better for painting.  The Metallic plastic is grey with metallic flakes embedded, so it looks decent unpainted.

Check after the cut for pics of each version and Joe holding each.

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WSF Polished in Joe’s hand

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Painted version in Joe’s hand

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PRHI 3D Printed TARS 1/18 Scale Toys Update

6 April, 2015 - 08:00

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Sorry for the crappy photo quality, but it was late when I took this and I wanted to show off this pic of my little TARS army as I put the final touches on them.  Anyone who follows me on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, or Facebook (follow buttons on the left) has seen work-in-progress shots of these for a while now, but I know there are some people that just follow the site so I wanted to make sure they don’t miss out.  These are a 1/18 scale version of my TARS model, 3D printed, articulated at the middle, and painted with Monster Kolor metallics.  They are just about done and will be available soon in the PRHI section of the Monster Kolor Store: http://www.monsterkolorstore.com/prhi/  I’ll post up a full gallery and release details when they are ready.  I’ve got a little more weathering to do, and then they’ll be ready to go.


3D Printed Space Blasters Wave 2 for use with Star Wars Black 6″ Figures

5 April, 2015 - 16:28

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More PRHI Space Blasters are available now in the PRHI Shapeways Shop!  These two should be familiar to anyone that had the original Kenner Star Wars toys.  Like Wave 1, these Space Blasters are 3D printed by Shapeways and offered in two materials, White Strong Flexible Polished and Black Strong Flexible.  The WSF Polished is better for painting, and is what was used for the painted samples in the promo pic above.  The BSF option is better for folks that do not want to paint their guns.  Both are durable, with good detail and decent surface finish.  These guns will look great being wielded by your favorite 6″ action figure.

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