Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
xhairs

Recondo V1

Recommended Posts

hey guys here my V1 of recondo let me know what you think thanks X oh sorry agin no wip pics. i was in such a hurry to get him painted i for got to take pics lol.

1000066small23dk.jpg

1000067small28sw.jpg

1000068small28gf.jpg

1000069small20ig.jpg

1000070small24gb.jpg

1000071small28fi.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

wow

 

i dig the accessories you gave him

 

the g36 with camo net i awesome, where does it come from

 

the camo pattern on his legs is very nice too

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very cool! Nice homage to the original figure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i never really liked the original character

 

imho he looked like something from safari/jungle movies in the 50s + i'm partial on mustached characters ;)

 

still BrotherShane is right about the hommage you paid to the original fig

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

thanks guys i tryed to keep him as close as i could to the original fig. pluse i was wathing my joe dvds and said i need to make him lol.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice clean paint job X. What did you use for the straps for the holster? And where did you get the holster?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice clean paint job X. What did you use for the straps for the holster? And where did you get the holster?

 

i got the holster from BBi figs and the straps are made with styrene strips. thanks gulty got me.im glad you like the fig.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Now that's Recondo! Excellent job X! I think I will have to "borrow" your recipe if you don't mind. You've got it on this one. I've been waiting for a good match up for him. Props!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Now that's Recondo! Excellent job X! I think I will have to "borrow" your recipe if you don't mind. You've got it on this one. I've been waiting for a good match up for him. Props!

 

thanks buckwheat826 & D im glad you like him. B go for it thats supper cool if you want to borrow my recipe. im glad you like him so much.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Recondo is one of my favs (mostly due to the "old" appearance of him..ie "from the 50's Safari movies" ^_^) however...I'm not a big fan of anything they've done with him since, especially using this particular head mold, with the grease paint mustache, resembling the one that Groucho Marx sported..

 

groucho.gif

 

or in the case of this head mold with it...a woman in male costume (those eyes are just TOO pretty!)

 

The body mold, paint and accessories are awesome still! Nice work! :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

wow another great custom! i love recondo in the old comics and the toys they made of him always seemed to come up short

 

btw, i didnt know that bbi made a g36 is it new?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

thanks for the feedback VH im going to mold on a stach. that should improve the face.

 

 

Yeah...your custom is already a HUNDRED TIMES better than the hasbro rendition! :)

 

My IDEAL Recondo would have an appearance more similar to the character that Jesse Ventura played in the movie PREDATOR...

 

 

jesseventura3zd.png

 

 

Given a more rough & tough tobacco chewing and spittin'.. Jungle warfare redneck, tree-hugger hatin'..Clark Gable mustache sportin'.. Ernest Hemingway wannabe SAFARI dude..

 

recondo8yy.png

 

 

and ya got my ideal version of a G.I.Joe named RECONDO!

 

Hasbro's version (as of late) all come off a little limp wristed and light on their loafers, and probably a little scared of snakes...especially COBRAS! @lol@

 

"I want to be a JUNGLE-JOE!"

 

khindex20062.gif

 

@loll@

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

wow another great custom! i love recondo in the old comics and the toys they made of him always seemed to come up short

 

btw, i didnt know that bbi made a g36 is it new?

 

thanks guys im glad you like him.thanks fior the great feedback. PS yes its a new BBi gun.VH i see what you mane with that pic .that would be a great joe fig for sure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Find Action Figures on Ebay

×
×
  • Create New...





Sign Up For The TNI Newsletter And Have The News Delivered To You!


Entertainment News International (ENI) is the #1 popular culture network for adult fans all around the world.
Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!

Contact and Support

Advertising | Submit News | Contact ENI | Privacy Policy

©Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. Contact us about any infringements right away - CLICK HERE