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Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:May 14th, 2019, 4:09 pm
by Kingpin
As it happens, I still have the Ghostbusters figures I got with Ecto-1 in addition to the ones I got with the Firehouse. I might just have to give the idea a go, should I be able to get the Stranger Things set.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:May 15th, 2019, 3:24 pm
by Alex Newborn
Use the torsos from the Firehouse (and the non-slimed Lego Dimensions set of Venkman) so they'll have the logos on their arms. Unless, like many did, you bought the custom-printed arms for the figures that came with the Ecto.

Alex

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:May 15th, 2019, 5:39 pm
by Kingpin
I think I upgraded mine with a bunch of arms bought from parted out LEGO Dimensions Venkman packs.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:May 17th, 2019, 2:33 pm
by Alex Newborn
Nice thinkin'! I wish I'd found that set on sale more often than I did. I think I only bought two of the Venkman set and one of the Slimer set?

I also bought at least two of the Stay-Puft/Terror Dog set.

Though I did get a bunch of extra Terror Dogs through various means... including reverse-engineering the design from the first released image and buying the requisite bricks to build my own copies months before the set's actual release.

[Youtube]https://youtu.be/M7Gds_4BHMw[/Youtube]
https://youtu.be/M7Gds_4BHMw

Internally, I got one thing wrong, but it doesn't show from the outside.

Alex

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:June 13th, 2019, 6:26 am
by Alex Newborn
Get this [Stranger Things] set for the characters' heads, get some extra medium-height poseable tan legs (like Dustin has here), and then take your Lego proton packs, traps, and GB torsos (two Venkmans, a Stantz, and a Spengler) and boom, you'll have a nice Lego Stranger Things Season Two set.
Wow, someone's already done it.

Mike Lane posted this on Facebook.

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He even did the two Venkman torso detail.

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His recipe uses Yoda legs, since the poseable legs of Dustin unfortunately are a dark tan and don't match the GB torsos.

Alex

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 17th, 2019, 4:57 pm
by jonwil
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to build the slime blower from Ghostbusters 2 as something that the minifigs can hold/wear?

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 17th, 2019, 5:37 pm
by Michael Scott
I do! I made a tutorial video last year:

https://youtu.be/0UvlSuP_dEA

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 17th, 2019, 5:52 pm
by jonwil
Thanks, that's perfect.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 17th, 2019, 5:54 pm
by Michael Scott
You bet. If you come up with any improvements let us see.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 19th, 2019, 10:55 am
by Alex Newborn
Here's my version from a few years ago.

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But I cheated. I first tried using two 1x1 round plates between the cylinder sections (seen at top) but I didn't like the interruption of the shape. So I sliced a 2x2 round plate in half instead.

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Alex

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 19th, 2019, 11:33 am
by Michael Scott
I’ve started scouting out pieces to make Afterlife characters based on the trailer. Mostly just heads and hair so far. If you think you’ve got the perfect piece(s), post them here to make it easier on all of us.

I’m struggling to find a hair match for Phoebe, but I’m thinking a Harry Potter head would work well as long as the scar is covered.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 20th, 2019, 3:58 am
by Kingpin
These may be the best options for Phoebe's head, currently:

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Margaret Hamilton Head (37357)

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Dr. Egon Spengler Plain Head (18875)

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Dr. Harleen Quinzel Head (13262)

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 20th, 2019, 8:04 am
by Alex Newborn
These may be the best options for Phoebe's head, currently:

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Margaret Hamilton Head (37357)

LOL, I thought this was the only "Margaret Hamilton" that Lego had made! <rim shot>

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Alex

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 20th, 2019, 8:07 am
by Michael Scott
I thought of using Egon’s head too since the last post, but I don’t like either of the female options. The lips make them look too flirty. I’m still leaning towards the young Harry Potter face.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 20th, 2019, 8:10 am
by Alex Newborn
I’ve started scouting out pieces to make Afterlife characters based on the trailer. Mostly just heads and hair so far. If you think you’ve got the perfect piece(s), post them here to make it easier on all of us.
I guess I really should have bought that Stranger Things set, huh?

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I’m struggling to find a hair match for Phoebe, but I’m thinking a Harry Potter head would work well as long as the scar is covered. ~~~ I’m still leaning towards the young Harry Potter face.
I've used Brasso on a few pieces to remove small painted details. You might could take Harry's scar off that way, but the abrasive nature of it leaves the plastic a bit dull.

Anyone experimented with other chemicals to remove Lego paint without damaging the plastic?

Alex

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 20th, 2019, 12:34 pm
by Michael Scott
Either one of these do it for you? Forgive the yellow hands.

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Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:December 21st, 2019, 3:06 pm
by Kingpin
As for Phoebe's hair, this might well be the closest available piece so far:

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It's just unfortunate it's a mirror-image of how Phoebe's hair actually falls over her face.

This was the second-best option, though I don't think it's long enough, even though it does sweep/fall the correct way:

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Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:January 19th, 2020, 2:53 pm
by Kingpin
Not perfect, but a good alternative:

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Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:January 30th, 2020, 11:51 pm
by jonwil
I do! I made a tutorial video last year:

https://youtu.be/0UvlSuP_dEA
I just built the slime blowers from your video and they will go great for this years display. I am doing a New York display and will have the big Statue of Liberty from 2018 on it and want to put some Ghostbusters standing next to it ready to slime it (along with other characters closely associated with New York including Spider-Man and Leonardo from the Ninja Turtles elsewhere on the display)

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:January 31st, 2020, 7:14 am
by Michael Scott
That sounds awesome, I’d love to see pictures. Glad you found the slime blower video to be helpful.

Re: Ghostbusters + Lego... the possibilities are limitless!

PostPosted:March 18th, 2020, 9:47 am
by Prime 1986
I've had this for a while and never posted it. I started to work on it since the leaks from GB:Afterlife set came out...

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