3D printing company, Cubify has announced a new Star Trek 3DMe figure creation service. Using a web app, Cubify allows users create a full-color, personalized 3D figure of themselves wearing a TOS uniform.
Priced at $70, Cubify allows customers to choose the uniform, rank, height, weight and one of four different poses for their 5.5″ 3D printed figure.
The folks at Cubify provided TrekNews.net with a custom figure for review.
For my figure, I chose the male body with a phaser in-hand and the rank of Commander in a science uniform, medium height and weight, and uploaded two headshots. One facing the camera along with a side profile.
The entire selection and upload process took less than 5-minutes. They ask that you use well lit photos taken with a digital camera (not a mobile phone) and a neutral expression (no teeth). Also, no glasses!
Following the upload, you’ll be asked to provide payment and shipping information. The turnaround for my figure was less than a week. It came in a box stuffed with bubble wrap for the item’s protection.
The likeness, in my opinion, is almost dead on. The artists over at Cubify even accented my figure face with the five o’clock shadow scruff I had in my photos.
While the $70 price tag may seem a little steep for a single figure, one of these would be a very unique and memorable gift for yourself or the special Trekkie in your life.
Check out a few photos of my custom figure below.
For more details, visit Cubify.
Brian is a Boston-based UX/Visual designer, photographer, Apple enthusiast, sci-fi, 80s action and horror movie fan and of course, a lover of all things Star Trek.
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