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  1. This week we take an in-depth look at the Sludge Viper turned Sub Viper! www.joearmory.com
  2. Thomas Wheelers review at http://www.joearmory.com strikes again. Every other week Thomas reviews another RAH classic character, alternating between Joe and Cobra. Check it out and let us know what ya think!
  3. This week, Thomas takes an in-depth look at the pink clad, flesh eating figure from 1993. Love him or hate him, he's got his place in Joe lore. http://www.joearmory.com/gijoereviews.aspx Check it out and let us know whatcha think!
  4. JoeArmory is happy to add Thomas Wheelers GI Joe toy reviews to our site! Thomas starts off with a couple of awesome reviews of 1993's Headhunter Stormtrooper and 1990's Freefall. Thomas will gave reviews posted on the site on the 1st and 15th of each month. Check 'em out! http://www.joearmory.com/gijoereviews.aspx
  5. July Fourth sale ends on July 5th! (Dont ask for the logic behind that) Use promo code: SERPENTOR http://www.joearmory.com
  6. Like the mention in the gallery, those are pictures you can find on the web. You have to understand that as everything that's posted on the web, if the original author of the image/picture have any problem with the diffusion of one of the pics he himself let loose on the web, he can always e-mail the webmaster and request removal with proof of ownership (in my case, a fansite, unless the story seems a little fishy I wouldn't even think twice and remove it)... this is a fansite so it's not really a problem and I'd remove in a heartbeat anything that any original author feel inapropriate.. it's not like i'm making money out of this... but anyway you're cool with it so... let me just explain to you the point of watermarking since you don't get it (it's not to "appropriate" a picture to call your own that you watermark an item...) Some people will say otherwise, but watermarking is used to prevent bandwidth stealing (people linking to an image directly on the server of someone)... so if I was to steal the pictures from your own website to redistribute here on this fan website, and cause you bandwidth "stealing" by posting in my own gallery pics from another server, you wouldn't be happy (see, that pic is 60k, so let's say 200 visitors come to my website everyday and check out this pic, and I "steal" it right from your server by linking directly since you didn't even watermark it (would look as my own), that's 12 megs of bandwidth daily right there) ... that's the basic point of watermarking your images on the web... all major sites do this (and no, they don't "own" all the pics they watermark either), and frankly in this day and age where someone could post one of those high resolution pic in a couple forums and get over 500-1000 hits in 24 hours, it's almost necessary... it prevent people from doing this (well, maybe not posting in a forum, but at least steal your bandwidth right from your server to their website), and for those who may post a pic once in a while from there on a forum to show something to members, at least the watermark provides a link back to the original site.. so at least you don't "hand over" your bandwidth... There's other options to prevent "hotlinking", but I don't adhere to them since it makes the web a restricted place which I don't think is the point (so I adhere to the watermarking instead, may give the chance to someone to enjoy your hard work (your website) while stumbling upon a pic "distributed" by your website/server). So you can think of watermarking as "I'm the distributor of this pic you're currently seeing" and not "I'm the owner/creator of this pic you're currently seeing"... it's putting an alarm on your bandwidth to prevent stealing (that, you own), not to dispute ownership/author's rights of the image. Hope it's more clear? .. Nah, all is cool. Some years back when I owned www.zombieguide.com, there was a rival website that would constantly hotlink to my images. So, one day I replaced them all with hardcore smut and removed the links from my site but his was still linked for another 2 days before he noticed.
  7. http://baroness.fansector.com/images/galle...allery_0019.jpg i dont really care that this image came off my website (notice the avery mailing labels as a background?), but isnt it kinda silly to put a logo on it so people dont steal a stolen picture? kinda like putting a car alarm on a stolen car. hehe, really i dont care, just find it kinda ironic.
  8. I had the same thought, but feared that the silver would clash with the gray.
  9. Alrighty, kids. About 3-4 years ago I saw this: http://www.yojoe.com/archive/unproduced/seawolf.shtml And with that idea, made this: http://www.joecustoms.com/customs/customs_...icle&id=194 I sold it quickly after making it. Since then, Ive always wanted to re-do it with a bit more imagination and with a full crew. Lo and behold...SEA WOLF II! Its a rescue/recovery vessel which is capable of self defense with plenty of room for supplies and medical facilities. While on a mission, Cutter assumes command with Shipwreck acting as 1st mate and Doc on board to serve as medic. Here are the pics: http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea1.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea2.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea3.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea4.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea5.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea6.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/sea7.jpg Questions and comments are welcome as always.
  10. zombieguide

    Red Baron

    Yeah, I cranked out a lot of figures the past week... http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/red1.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/red2.jpg Based on a biplane pilot. The jacket looks black, but is actually a dark brown.
  11. This is another less offensive Voltar based on one I did before. The first one was rathy sloppy so I redid him: http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/volt1.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/volt2.jpg
  12. While I was working on some figures today, I wondered what the rest of you guys work on your stuff at and decided to share my space: Basic shots of the desk I work on. Everything is within reach. Magnifying lamps come in handy, and the heater helps acrylics dry quickly. Mr Fusion powers the time circuits and flux capacitor. http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/desk1.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/desk2.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/desk3.jpg These shelves sit to my right and the toolbox holds any special tools I may need, but don't use every session such as saws, dental picks, airbrush, etc. Also casting material and sprays are keep here as well as decals and stickers and reference material: http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/desk4.jpg Ah, the bits box. I included my foot for reference. When I need inspiration I slide this sucker out and start picking thru it: http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/desk5.jpg Questions? If not, lets see your customizing kingdom!
  13. Again, part of a larger project Im working on: http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/rep2.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/rep1.jpg
  14. No, Im not a sports fan but I am a NO fan. Seems fitting! http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/baz1.jpg http://bentzphotography.com/workshop/joearmory/baz2.jpg IM NOT A FOOTBALL FAN, SO DONT CARRY ON ABOUT WHICH TEAM SUCKS, ETC -I DONT CARE
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