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to my big, bloated scrapbook of stuff, mainly 1:6 scale figures/dolls.
None of it's for sale; however, if you like to make things, you
might find some useful tips or inspiration here. (Note that most
offsite links are dead because I neglected to feed them.) I don't
cull old articles, so there's some ancient stuff here, a lot of
which I'm no longer...uhhh... proud of? The ubiqitous date-stamps
on articles are there to provide context.
as a custom Star Wars figures website in 1997, when dialup and hand-coded
websites ruled. It's still frozen in the era of "HTML for Dummies",
despite having flirted (briefly) with CMS solutions. Sorry, I don't
care enough about the benefits of cascading style sheets or dynamically
generated content, and I frequently use the Comic Sans MS font because
it annoys some people. There are no fancy gadgets, animation, advertisements,
or social media links here... If you can view this on a smart phone,
it's purely by accident. (BTW, get off my fucking lawn.)
The chronological record
of articles (WASSUP) is listed below and is the most frequently
updated index. The articles reflect the cyclic ebb and flow of my
oddball and nerdy interests. I eventually get around to filing those
articles under the category index links at the top of the page.
SCI-FI and MEDIEVAL are general collections of 1/6
scale fantasy projects and articles set in the future and ficticious
past. GI-JOE is where other stuff goes, along with reviews
and (likely) dead links to hobby resources. STAR WARS is
where this site started; customized 3-3/4" action figures. PG-RATED
shows my transition away from Star Wars figures and a brief attempt
at Garage Kit sculpting, before I began dabbling almost exclusively
in 1:6 scale. GFX is a collection of printable 1:6 scale
documents. BONHAM showcases some incredible work by an amazing
artist. Other categories are self-explanatory.
Another failed experiment
with interactivity fuses the old "Remarks" section with the
Guestbook. However, it does look blogishly modern and has a
very popular picture of Nadine Jansen.
Ibbies Guitars!!! Jemersatzenstein Ibbievai, Ibanez RG1XXV,
Ibanez Jem 77FP-- Flashback to the '80s, really gaudy guitars!
07/03/15 Ibanez's Blackbox Switches 3PS1CGAE5 (HSH) and 3PS1SC5 (HH): Reference (for me), so I can remember how the switches work...
07/03/15 MU-FX TRU-TRON 3X 21st century envelope filter stompbox; Another trip down
2014: DIDN'T YOU GET THE FUCKING MEMO?
2013: DON'T THEY KNOW IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD?
09/26/13 Matorro Jagdtiger Another big tank destroyer; a modding project using Clark TK-22 and Benedini TBS-Mini boards.
08/08/13 Turnigy 9x Transmitter/ER9X Firmware A truly amazing value, especially if you're considering moving on from your old Spektrum DX6. Tips on how to set it up
for a Tamiya DMD and mapping the Clark TK-22's left stick functions
07/01/12 Number 9 Oh boy, more guitar stuff! Another partscaster,
using the YJM body from Strat 7, an Eric Johnson maple neck, Callaham
narrow bridge, David Allen's Dover single-coil pickups, and an S-1 switch
& Superswitch, wired up "Nashville" style.
06/10/12 Rickenbackers Not to be confused with the WWI ace-- Guitars, of course...
2011: THE YEAR WE GOT TIRED OF STUPID ACRONYMS (TYWGTOSA)
2011 - Part 3 Tamiya 1:35 Dinosaur Diorama kits; Pterosaurs
& Parasaurolophus... 09/03/11 Updated with Oviraptor... 09/04/11 Undated with Hypsilophodon...
2011 - Part 2 Tamiya 1:35 Dinosaur Diorama kits; Brachiosaurus
& Raptoresque; a rare modeling article that rediscovers things
that I've probably talked about a zillion times before...
2011 Heck, who doesn't like dinosaurs? Dinostoreus makes some
cool ones. 08/18/11 Updated with Tyrannosaurus...
2011 Another personal interest, totally unrelated to guitars
or the original focus of this website. What can I say? I like
fish, but I don't like to eat 'em.
Pauls (LP) The acquisition of another Les Paul prompted me
to write this article (started in April) about my "regular" Les
Pauls, mostly from Gibson's 2007 "Guitar of the Week"
Cylon Strat (FCS) Aluminum body chrome plated Partscaster
with a graphite neck and active bass, mid and treble controls...
05/24/08 Scalloped Neck GuitarsAnd now, for something completely similar to what I'd done
before... Yes, I've been doing the guitar thing for the last
few months. (Growing Jalapeño peppers too, but I'm not
gonna write about that...)
02/10/08 Aliensstuff (boerd
regis req) The result of Burned-Out-On-Predatorstuff (BOOP) syndrome...
04/28/07 Gabora! The quest comes
to an end... (Yes, it's an Ultraman monster)
04/21/07 Remarks Redundant link
to the "I Sez" section (in other words, "padding")
04/20/07 Bira Seijin & Neronga I
guess that's pretty self-explanatory... if you're an Ultranerd.
Translation: It's a review of Ultraseven/Ultraman stuff-- X-Plus'
resin model & CCP vinyl figure
02/10/07 Guts, Pegassa, & Chiburu I
guess that's... (darn, used that gag already) Translation: It's
a review of a couple of Medicom's Ultraseries dolls, and a Billiken
garage kit. Article's been up for a while, but finally got indexed
04/06/02 Small Stuff Updated with info about Heat
03/24/02 * Part 2- Queen of the Demon Monkey Goddesses
Because there's no warning at the top of the page, entry is through the bottom
of Part 1 (unless you've figured out how I name files)... (Danger: BIG
PICS OF WET NAKED BOOBS!)
06/13/00 Here's Lindsey It's hard to follow in the
footsteps of all those entertaining articles I've posted recently, but I try...
06/06/00 Where's Eve? Since Winona's been reviewed
to death already, another one can't hurt... (updated 06/10/00)
06/02/00 Skinned Figures A wordy discussion prompted
by a submission in the Guestbook ... ( Uh... What Was the Question Again?
06/02/00 Golden Crane Creativity Award An opportunity
to point out the existence of my obscure "vanity page" (which is supposed
to be different from the rest of the site). Wow, you can now read my article
from the defunct "Go Figure" magazine too, woo hoo!
05/24/00 Base Model A look at Volks' Base Model
figure doll thingamawhachacallit...
05/20/00 Spring Cleaning Another type of customizing:
Customizing the workroom... (updated 05/23/00)
05/10/00 Inside SSSSAM As promised, an inside look
at 21st Century Toys' new "Super Soldier" figure...
05/05/00Mattel Slayer? Still coasting, but here's
a critical look at 21st Century's much-anticipated "Super Soldier" figure...
04/27/00 Cherry Tarts As penance for my current
burnout phase, I've added an update to this article. You can't have too much
of a good thing...
04/15/00 Demon Lord Hey, the script called for
one of these... (updated 04/24/00)
04/13/00 Added the new subindex "GFX" (across the top) for downloadable
& printable graphics. Also, be sure to check out David Williams' revised (04/14/00)
Lucky Strikes graphic and new matches: He's a mad tweaker (just like
04/11/00 Little Sister Before the proliferation
of cable and Microsoft's font, it was fashionable to call gals like this "Aerial",
"Arial" or "Ariel". I call her "Alor of the Littlecups", and now
you can see what she looks like below them... (updated 04/12/00)
04/11/00 Ssssmokinnn' David and Kyle submitted
downloadable graphics of the Green Luckies version, while I try to find an
elegant way of editing the revision into the original article...
04/08/00 Little Sister The new Frazetta-ish gal...
04/08/00 Ssssmokinnn' Some new downloadable graphics
for the "Dirty Dave" article, submitted by David Williams. Kewl...
04/06/00 Formative Slayer? We're on a roll, so
why not? From the folks who brought you Barbie, behold Max Headr...Steel!!!...
04/01/00 Dragon Slayer? Taking a break from the
project, so here's an article about the new SOTW figure...
03/29/00 No Guts, No Glory What happens when you
eat too many rare Rib Eyes? Find out... (updated 04/05/00)
03/16/00 Primal Man Primal World continues. Sheesh,
I'm tired of putting these nekkid boobage warnings on articles (updated 03/25/00)...
03/13/00 *Something Old, Something New Part 3: "This
Is Not Jo Momma's Barbie Doll" (sorry, due to the "adult" theme, you have
to access it through the first page)...
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