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Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Sat Jan 30, 2021 3:18 pm

Are there any high end or adult oriented lego sets that might work as back drops or accessories for Marvel Legends (or other 6 inch lines)?
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Re: Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:09 am

I don't think there's much in the LEGO style that would look right with ML figures, unless you want them to have their own style brick toy.

There are plenty of people on IG and eBay who make & sell items that can be used with 6" scale figures.
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Re: Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:28 pm

SalemCrow wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:09 am
I don't think there's much in the LEGO style that would look right with ML figures, unless you want them to have their own style brick toy.

There are plenty of people on IG and eBay who make & sell items that can be used with 6" scale figures.
True but there are odd but simple to design items that I have never seen before. For instance, I've been looking for 1/12 scale shipping containers that I want to use for a dock diorama. Other than extreme sets, I haven't seen any other options. I figured a lego set might offer the opportunity to build simple objects like boxes, desks, tables etc.
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Re: Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:11 am

for things like that look for 1:12 doll furniture on ebay
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Re: Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:05 am

For tables and desks or chairs, you can easily find stuff at Micheal's, Hobby Lobby or other hobby stores that have doll houses.

You can also get some of them from https://www.miniatures.com/Default.aspx?media=WPC4109

Honestly, boxes like shipping crates from Indian Jones could be done with craft/popsicle sticks glued around some foam.

The shipping containers like those in the Extreme_Sets set, those are tougher to find. I found digital files for laser cutters or 3D printers, but nothing outright you could buy.
However, Target does have an LOL doll shipping container club house.
https://www.target.com/p/l-o-l-surprise ... nk=sametab
I don't know how big it actually is though.
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Re: Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:15 am

maczero wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:28 pm
SalemCrow wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:09 am
I don't think there's much in the LEGO style that would look right with ML figures, unless you want them to have their own style brick toy.

There are plenty of people on IG and eBay who make & sell items that can be used with 6" scale figures.
True but there are odd but simple to design items that I have never seen before. For instance, I've been looking for 1/12 scale shipping containers that I want to use for a dock diorama. Other than extreme sets, I haven't seen any other options. I figured a lego set might offer the opportunity to build simple objects like boxes, desks, tables etc.
There's a small container box set from the Tech deck skateboard toys. It's a ramp that folds up into a container but it's way too small for 1:!2.

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Note: The skateboard in the pic is about 1:12 so the container would be extremely small, perhaps you can use it in a background with forced perspective though.

You could also try your hand at crafting one.
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... er+diorama

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GmfZWWEDoY
If you want to get more sturdier and expensive with your dio, then Evergreen makes styrene plastic sheets that also have various wall, roof, and floor patterns on them. I've seen sheets with the ridges like corrugated siding of various widths. Evergreen plastics are generally made for the Train enthusiasts in mind, so things are scaled smaller so find the products scaled closer to your needs. https://evergreenscalemodels.com/collec ... tal-siding






Pancheezey from the ACBA Podcast has mentioned using the HexBugs Junkbox accessories as 1:12 props.

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The containers itself can be used as a 1:12-ish dumpsters, especially after a repaint.
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Re: Lego sets as dioramas or accessories for your action figures

Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:09 am

SuperSoldier wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:15 am
maczero wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:28 pm
SalemCrow wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:09 am
I don't think there's much in the LEGO style that would look right with ML figures, unless you want them to have their own style brick toy.

There are plenty of people on IG and eBay who make & sell items that can be used with 6" scale figures.
True but there are odd but simple to design items that I have never seen before. For instance, I've been looking for 1/12 scale shipping containers that I want to use for a dock diorama. Other than extreme sets, I haven't seen any other options. I figured a lego set might offer the opportunity to build simple objects like boxes, desks, tables etc.
There's a small container box set from the Tech deck skateboard toys. It's a ramp that folds up into a container but it's way too small for 1:!2.

Click Here&nbsp
Note: The skateboard in the pic is about 1:12 so the container would be extremely small, perhaps you can use it in a background with forced perspective though.

You could also try your hand at crafting one.
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... er+diorama

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GmfZWWEDoY
If you want to get more sturdier and expensive with your dio, then Evergreen makes styrene plastic sheets that also have various wall, roof, and floor patterns on them. I've seen sheets with the ridges like corrugated siding of various widths. Evergreen plastics are generally made for the Train enthusiasts in mind, so things are scaled smaller so find the products scaled closer to your needs. https://evergreenscalemodels.com/collec ... tal-siding






Pancheezey from the ACBA Podcast has mentioned using the HexBugs Junkbox accessories as 1:12 props.

Click Here&nbsp

Click Here&nbsp
The containers itself can be used as a 1:12-ish dumpsters, especially after a repaint.
Thanks for the link. I may try my hand at crafting one.

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