Stefon Diggs/Marcus Williams/Minneapolis Miracle

Dustin is currently working on a Stefon Diggs/Minnesota Vikings/Minneapolis Miracle custom figure. Check back soon to see his progress and the finished product!

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read the FAQ's to see if a question you may have has already been answered.  If it isn't, please contact Dustin directly at dustin@dustyscustomfigures.com with your question.

Q: What is a custom McFarlane figure?

An original McFarlane figure of Peyton Manning (left) alongside a custom made figure by Dustin.

A: McFarlane figures are plastic figures made and produced by McFarlane Toys, under the name McFarlane Sports Picks. Because McFarlane Toys doesn't make figures of every single player on every team, a sports fan interested in seeing a favorite player in figure form will ask a customizer to alter an original figure to represent a player of their choosing. A customizer will then take an original figure and prime, paint, decal, and do any other alterations to it to match the customers specifications.

Q: What sizes do the figures come in?

A: McFarlane Toys make McFarlane Sports Picks in three sizes: 3 inches, 6 inches, and 12 inches.  I specialize in 6 in. figures, and to date have only made one 12 in. figure and two 3 in. figures.  Making a 3 or 12 in. figure is not out of the question, but I prefer to customize 6 in. figures, so keep that in mind if you wish to make a request.  Please note though that making a custom 3 or 12 in. figure will change the estimated price of the figure.

Q: How long does it take to make a figure?

A: After obtaining an original figure, the making of a custom figure usually takes 1-3 weeks.  If an original figure is not in stock and has to be ordered, an additional 1-2 weeks is needed.  Also allow up to 1-2 weeks for delivery to you.  Generally, you can expect to have your custom figure finished and in your hands in a month's time.  Please note however that some extra time may be needed if several other orders are needing to be filled ahead of your request and/or if it is during the holiday season.

Q: How much can I expect to pay for a figure?

A: The price of a custom figure depends on several aspects, but one can usually be done somewhere in the $150-200 range.  If a figure, for example, takes little to no altering, the uniform design is simple, and/or is generally easier to do, it can usually be done for less money.  If a figure takes a lot of altering, the uniform design is complex, and/or is generally harder to do, it will cost more.  Also, since I design and create my own decals, it will cost a little extra if I have to create new decals for a team I have not yet made a custom of.  And when asking for a quote, remember what is said in this business...

 

"A cheap custom isn't good, and a good custom isn't cheap."

 

If you have a custom figure idea you would like a more specific price for, you can Request A Quote or email me at dustin@dustyscustomfigures.com for a free estimate.

Q: How do I pay for a figure?

A: Paypal is prefered, but credit/debit card payments through Square and checks/money orders are also accepted.  Due to the personalized nature of the product, full payment is required upfront.  If payment fails (check bounce, etc.), there will be an extra $30 service charge added to the price, or possible cancelation of the order. Once the order is finished, the customer has 90 days to claim the custom figure(s). If the customer does not claim the figure(s) in this time frame, they lose their rights to the figure(s) with NO refund and the figure(s) become property of Dusty's Custom Figures, which can choose to re-sale at any time.

Q: Do you have a Cancellation Policy?

A: Yes.  If a figure request is cancelled, any amount of money paid will NOT be refunded, unless it is early enough in the process that a base figure has not been purchased or custom work has not begun. 

Q: Do you sell figures directly through the website?

A: No.  Any figures you see in the Gallery are customs I've done for others or are a part of my personal collection.  These figures are not for sale.  However, I can make a duplicate figure or a new one to match your specifications.  You can Request a Quote or email me at dustin@dustyscustomfigures for a free estimate.

Dusty's Custom Figures, Dustin Davis, and this website is in no way affiliated with Todd McFarlane, McFarlane Toys, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or any other league, team, club or institution mentioned on the website. The league, club, institution, names, and logos are properties of their respective owners.

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