NECA Style 7" Predator Dutch's Team Figures By DJblizzard

by Jay Cochran
May 19, 2013
This week's TNI Cool Custom is of NECA style 7" figures of Dutch's team from the original Predator movie. These customs were done by DJblizzard.

Here is how he describes the making of them.

"The Dutch figures recently released by NECA blew me away...so much so, that I desperately wished they would make the rest of his team. So, when word got out that they would not be making them, I decided that I wanted to have a set one way or another - even if it meant making them myself.

I started with Dillon, using the NECA Apollo Creed and a Jungle Patrol Dutch with some assorted parts. Once Dillon was finished, I was so happy with how he turned out that I was even more inspired to make the rest of the guys. Next came Billy, then Poncho, and before I knew it I had put them all together.

These are made using all NECA parts from assorted figures, a couple of Mattel WWE parts, and accessories from wherever I could find them.

I still need to detail and add parts, such as Hawkins' backpack and Billy's webgear, but I wanted to share where they were. I'm happy with how they turned out, and I'm content with them until maybe film accurate head sculpts become readily available, at which point I'd swap them out.

This was an absolute blast of a project, and I highly recommend that if you want a full team to fight your NECA Predators, go ahead and give it a shot!

For the heads:

Billy - WWE Mattel John Morrison
Blain - WWE Mattel Kane
Dillon - NECA Apollo Creed
Mac - WWE Mattel Ezekiel Jackson
Hawkins - NECA Prometheus David 8
Poncho - NECA T-1000 "


Check out the images of his work below in our GALLERY.

Click here if you would like to submit your own custom figure(s) to be displayed on TNI, then be sure to check out our Custom Forum section, where you can talk and show off your work among other customizers.
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Comments...

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char0rly - 2015-09-13 @ 12:21 am

Hi. Im new to the forum this thtread made me want to join. I love these guys. I recentlely started collecting the neca Aliens and Predator figures and ive just started customizing. These guys are awsome so I ordered some parts that were listed and am trying to recreate this awesome set. Dj blizza... Read More

CaptainTriumph - 2013-07-07 @ 2:53 pm

Very, very nice!

djblizzard - 2013-07-03 @ 6:09 pm

PREDATOR - PONCHO Updates

A few quick updates to Poncho. I found him a more film-accurate vest (from a Stargate Atlantis Col. Sheppard figure). I also modified the T-1000 head I originally used, to get the likeness a little closer: I sanded down his chin and jaw line to better match ... Read More

djblizzard - 2013-06-04 @ 9:56 pm

Belmont - I'll definitely cue up Long Tall Sally for the video...I also advise listening to that and the Predator theme while looking at the pics, it really heightens the experience :D

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Strangefate - 2013-06-04 @ 3:08 pm

They turned out really great, instantly recognizable. Some of the shots work really well too :)

hemblecreations - 2013-06-04 @ 6:59 am

Totally amazing group of figures you did a hell of a job on all of them.

Ron

Belmont13 - 2013-06-04 @ 1:45 am

Wow that's one of the most awesome things I have seen in action figure form. Dude you gotta make a video of these figures with Long tall Sally playing on the background.

djblizzard - 2013-06-03 @ 2:16 pm
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nonameshmo30 - 2013-06-02 @ 11:36 pm

lOVE THE TEAM UP MADE!!!!! I was so inspired by your work i also did my own version. I did steal some ideas from you i must admit but where i could i made some changes. Like for blain i used the jackks jessie ventura upper body and married it to the neca dutch legs. and tried to use a different w... Read More

leonardo - 2013-05-14 @ 2:28 pm

WOW! Most people were content with just making Dillon but you went for the WHOLE CREW! Amazing customs. I'll have to steal them some how.

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