Since this was only my 2nd subD I made some mistakes, like allowing my control mesh to self intersect and generally lossing tight control of the guy. Thanks for the first round of reply's - I kinda dissapeared into some web work and let the thread fade..
Speaking of starting over, if anyone wants a max 3 version of the quad head mesh (boxy thang) shown I have made it availible on my FTP. Distribute freely and cut it up bruttha!
I built it following a lightwave tutorial at:
Slice and subD are a bit weak in max 3, so that file should save you at least half an hour! Only 15Kb zipped. L8trZ..