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Just curious how you guys get these to go on Regular bodies. I seen some people use regular bodies for the vamp and werewolf, and use the CAM bodies for the sea monster and dragon. How does one go about prepping a body to hold a CAM head and accessories?

Thanks for all who reply!

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Are there any steps to put them on the body? Or is it just popping off a head and putting on the diff one?
☯Breanna Beetlejuice™☯ said:

Draculaura's body works for the vampire, and Ghoulia's will work for the Werewolf. Some people think that Spectra's body works for the skeleton, and if you de-glitter Abbey it could work for Three-Eye Ghoul.

I have done the modification you are suggesting.  Arm removal is easy as the lower arms of any MH doll snaps on and off. The CAM arms have a slightly larger peg, however.  I used my power drill with a bit only slightly larger than the original hole on it.  The Cam skeleton arms snap in and out with easy after that.  The lower legs are a bigger problem, but are still doable.  The legs don't snap off at the knee. I pulled the legs as far apart as I could and then cut the joint connector.  Using an exacto knife I trimmed away as much the excess as I could.  I then used my drill again with a larger bit to drill a hole into the upper leg to accommodate the skeleton lower leg peg.  These now snap in and out with reasonable ease.  The head attachment is another matter.  The regular MH doll heads are held on with an internal hooking device.  I pulled hard and got the head off. I removed the hook thing, but it might work better to leave it on.  My skeleton girl's head stays on via friction, but comes off a bit too easily for my tastes.  I did want to glue it as that would keep me from posing later.  I also gave the torso, upper are arms, and upper legs a coat of white primer spray paint to make them match the skeleton parts.  Overall the resulting figure works quite well.  You could use any MH doll for the torso.  I would suggest using one of the cheaper ones.  I hope this helps.

Anpu


Thank you so much.

Would be so much easier if they provided matching torsos to all parts out there, i tell ya : D
Anpu said:

I have done the modification you are suggesting.  Arm removal is easy as the lower arms of any MH doll snaps on and off. The CAM arms have a slightly larger peg, however.  I used my power drill with a bit only slightly larger than the original hole on it.  The Cam skeleton arms snap in and out with easy after that.  The lower legs are a bigger problem, but are still doable.  The legs don't snap off at the knee. I pulled the legs as far apart as I could and then cut the joint connector.  Using an exacto knife I trimmed away as much the excess as I could.  I then used my drill again with a larger bit to drill a hole into the upper leg to accommodate the skeleton lower leg peg.  These now snap in and out with reasonable ease.  The head attachment is another matter.  The regular MH doll heads are held on with an internal hooking device.  I pulled hard and got the head off. I removed the hook thing, but it might work better to leave it on.  My skeleton girl's head stays on via friction, but comes off a bit too easily for my tastes.  I did want to glue it as that would keep me from posing later.  I also gave the torso, upper are arms, and upper legs a coat of white primer spray paint to make them match the skeleton parts.  Overall the resulting figure works quite well.  You could use any MH doll for the torso.  I would suggest using one of the cheaper ones.  I hope this helps.

Anpu

Regular bodies will work for CAM parts but they take modification.

Removal of the head just takes gently pulling and maneuvering. You want to keep the neck peg in place so that the CAM head stays on.

CAM arm pegs can be trimmed down with an Xacto knife to fit in any MH body.

The lower leg removal is the most difficult. I cut the seams on the regular MH body's thighs with my Xacto knife to separate the pieces. Then I used a dremmel to make room in the knee for the CAM lower leg peg. Then I glued the thigh pieces back together.

Here are pictures of my Skeleton girl on a Spectra body I modified in this way: Skeleton/Spectra hybrid

Thanks for the pic, Melora! Does she still bend at the knee after the operation?

Melora Vern said:

Regular bodies will work for CAM parts but they take modification.

Removal of the head just takes gently pulling and maneuvering. You want to keep the neck peg in place so that the CAM head stays on.

CAM arm pegs can be trimmed down with an Xacto knife to fit in any MH body.

The lower leg removal is the most difficult. I cut the seams on the regular MH body's thighs with my Xacto knife to separate the pieces. Then I used a dremmel to make room in the knee for the CAM lower leg peg. Then I glued the thigh pieces back together.

Here are pictures of my Skeleton girl on a Spectra body I modified in this way: Skeleton/Spectra hybrid

Abbey's body is a bit lighter then the three eyed ghoul, I tried :/

☯Breanna Beetlejuice™☯ said:

Draculaura's body works for the vampire, and Ghoulia's will work for the Werewolf. Some people think that Spectra's body works for the skeleton, and if you de-glitter Abbey it could work for Three-Eye Ghoul.

Yep, her legs can still be bent and posed, as if she came that way from the factory. I could also use the other CAM set legs with this body. I'm thinking of doing this for the bee girl as well, but I don't know which base body to start with. What looks best with yellow?



Julia Phelps said:

Thanks for the pic, Melora! Does she still bend at the knee after the operation?

Melora Vern said:

Regular bodies will work for CAM parts but they take modification.

Removal of the head just takes gently pulling and maneuvering. You want to keep the neck peg in place so that the CAM head stays on.

CAM arm pegs can be trimmed down with an Xacto knife to fit in any MH body.

The lower leg removal is the most difficult. I cut the seams on the regular MH body's thighs with my Xacto knife to separate the pieces. Then I used a dremmel to make room in the knee for the CAM lower leg peg. Then I glued the thigh pieces back together.

Here are pictures of my Skeleton girl on a Spectra body I modified in this way: Skeleton/Spectra hybrid

The pic wont load for me :/

Melora Vern said:

Regular bodies will work for CAM parts but they take modification.

Removal of the head just takes gently pulling and maneuvering. You want to keep the neck peg in place so that the CAM head stays on.

CAM arm pegs can be trimmed down with an Xacto knife to fit in any MH body.

The lower leg removal is the most difficult. I cut the seams on the regular MH body's thighs with my Xacto knife to separate the pieces. Then I used a dremmel to make room in the knee for the CAM lower leg peg. Then I glued the thigh pieces back together.

Here are pictures of my Skeleton girl on a Spectra body I modified in this way: Skeleton/Spectra hybrid

Thanks for the pics and the info! Hmm, might be worth a try. You could always paint a body yellow to make your Bee!!

I'm glad to see that modifying other dolls for CAM parts is possible!  If only there were girls that matched most of them.  I guess dying or painting is going to be the only option there.

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