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  1. and where do you work? being vague about details like that doesn't cast the list into doubt, but it does make what you're saying seem questionable at worst..
  2. Which Clone mold are the troopers made from!?
  3. it was Anakin and Obi-Wan leading the clones on the Cato Nemoidia mission in LOE. <yawn> Plo Koon was shot down in his fighter by the clones pilots carrying out 66 from the skies of CN, I think it's a safe bet that maybe he took over ground operations for a bit before that (after the other two left). If I cared enough to get a few of the 442nd figures, Master Koon would be standing in front of them leading the charge.
  4. I can't believe it took anywhere near this long for this crap to start. Methinks it was to be expected really, there's no limit to human capacity to sometimes want to feed off people and their wallets no matter what its says about that person. Greed is just a condition that will never end... I hope Hasbro shuts that guy down really quick-like. Ridiculous. And then shut him down again when he inevitably gets a new ebay ID someday and tries peddling the same stuff.
  5. The biggest critique LT got were actually on the one issue I had too. I never was feeling the BBI head like I'd hoped to, so I decided I'd sub it out when I found something better someday. And so 2 days later, I did just that. :-D Edited the first post with 2 nice shots of the variant version! The new head looks MUCH more like the Hasbro figure, as I THINK that the new head has all the same cocky attitude as the 1986 figure was showing off with. What does everyone else think?
  6. And remedied it will be, Dprime! I found a head yesterday that is absolutely PERFECT for Lift-Ticket, waaaay appropriate, every bit as much character as the original figure had. So look for new pictures of LT later today.
  7. thanks, y'all. I'm proud of this one, I think I did him justice especially with the helmet (LT's helmet is as important to who he is IMO as Wedge Antilles' helmet is to him as a character). Yeah, the head didn't work out quite as I'd hope, but I wanted a non-Joe-line head here and since I bought that BBI figure for the helmet anyway... Maybe I'll change it later, who knows, but I guess it works for now!
  8. Made a revision to the figure, did a head substitution, scroll on down to see below. Please give me some feedback here. I think it looks far better and has lots more character but I'm bias... @sonar@ :lol: Left the dio shots because they're still relevant, but the new version looks far better on his own. Of the many helicopter pilots on the Joe roster, Lift-Ticket has always been my favroite of them. Something about him just stood out in my mind moreso than the rest of them, even above Wild Bill, yeah. Lift-Ticket is all Delta pilot through and through, hardcore and driven with
  9. night force cynic

    Machete?

    WHOO! Scarlett give him the beeitch-slap smackdown! That's just awesome. Thanks for posting that, makes me think about finally doing more Dreadnok customs sometime real soon... (I made a RAH version of Machete last year, but I think it's time to look at getting a proper modern version out.)
  10. TF Joe, you mean the 1st Spirit from first wave of Sigma 6 and not the lame temple tracker's crossbow, right? This one, eh? http://www.yojoe.com/sigma6/access/2005/spirit1s.jpg I have an extra of that wicked bow for ya, happy to send it to happy home. Just drop me a PM where to send it !
  11. I actually made this whole line-up 2 years ago, about the same time Low-Light and a few others I haven’t put up yet were made. As soon as I got the Anti-Venom set from TRU, the first annoyance that I had was that my V-Troopers were all new modern, imposing, fittingly weird sculpts and the team to fight them was… dated to say the least (I love RAH stuff, but I hate seeing the 2 lines mixed together, nothing about it works for me.) The AV task force’s colors were weird but I kinda dug it because the mission was limited and it distinguished them as a team. So here they are: Mutt, Charbroil
  12. Inspired by the 2001 Low-Light with the correct blonde hair, I actually made this Low-Light custom a little over 2 years ago and just never posted him. I found him last weekend, immediatley remembered why I was proud this one and so I've decided to finally show him off. I always thought the 2nd RAH Lowlight, the 1991 redesign, was hella cool, from the first time I saw it at 11 years old... while V1 is iconic, I always preferred the radically different dress code, the beard, and the more advanced looking sniper rifle that the '91 figure was given. And the only way I figure they ever co
  13. The Hasbro team mentioned Flint as a future release at the Convention, after the saturday morning round table. I asked if they could revealed anyone else theywere planning, one of them admitted to Flint and Gung-Ho but he said that neither were at the sculpting stage yet (maybe they'd just gotten to the stage then or maybe he was playing coy, I'm not sure. Yeah yeah, I've kept quiet about it, but mostly because I forgot about it until MC published the Gung-Ho picture last month. Pretty sure they wouldn't have wanted me to have blab about it then, glad my short term memory sucks. Bu
  14. This is my take on the legendary tank-buster dogfighter, a man known only as "the Wild Weasel" and my 2nd Transformer re-imagining, the daredevil mach-4 combat stuntman called Skywarp. Weasel flies high-tech versions of the planes that have been used in war for 6+ decades, now they just have better armor and more accurate weaponry. He's one of the best pilots on Earth, he's dangerous to the core and subtle as hell. He's arrogant because he's earned the rights to be. Cobra Commander still consideres him to be one of Cobra's most reliable assets and Weasel never fails: if the flying t
  15. the skin tones are glaringly different... like, that just needs to be fixed as it is distracting. but the recipe kicks ass, very very cool use of CC's 2002 waist piece.
  16. <clears throat> OK, it's been recently pointed out to me that I posted the black ink outline pictures of my bicep tattoo last year on a couple of the other boards but I never did post any pictures of the final colored, refined, eye-catching results of my geeky endeavor. Yeah, I know that LeoDragon, Hawk, KuuKuuSon, Skarapz, Killuminati, Nov316, Prozac, Rockhammer, Krymsyngrd666, and a bunch of other various board members got to see the thing when I was shwoing it off in New Orleans, during the convention, the rest of the community didn't. It's time. Soooo with further ad
  17. "get Cutter's mold back"? Hasbro never lost the first version's mold. In fact they used it in 2001 for a bland repaint of the Joe's only Coastie And where's the logic behind Snow Storm having anything to do with Cutter's mold? sorry, I'm just not seeing where your guess on SS spring from in context... I'd take a bet that Willy's big, clunky Battle Corps mold with the moon boots IS still useable [that's just a guess] but I doubt that it's one that MC would be keen to repaint. I mean, I wouldn't argue at all but I have doubt that he's character that the decisionmakers would
  18. Mother of the Divine, that is some FANTASTIC work!!! Hooah! You matched the colors and everything, she fits in PERFECTLY with the rest of the team. Love the sculpted ribbing on the uniform, the head choice rocks, the helmet fit perfectly. I'm uber-impressed here! Dude, seriously, I've never considered a female version of any of any Destro's troops beyond the basic IG, especially not a TARGAT, kudos on that bit of eureka. Hells Yeah
  19. If the conventions were being combined, it would have been mentioned. It wasn't, they're not. Plus I don't think MC is anywhere near organized enough to combine the 2 convetions in one big one and pull it off in one weekend. And nothing else has been said of the '07 Joecon, so it's all a guess now just how little we're gonna know anytime soon and just how little effort might be put into it. Yeah, we're getting the shaft next year no matter what.
  20. Big Boa Wreckage Stormshadow Dice Robojoe Burnout Lady Jaye Duke
  21. Of all the various classes of grunts, various functions, and assorted special purpose troop classes under the Cobra sigil's banner, which are your 3 favorites? I'm not just asking which "army builder" figures are your favorites to buy multiples of to show off or which colors you dig the most on a mold... I mean of a very long list of the organization's various types of footsoldiers, both "Viper" labled and not, which are the troops most heavily employed to carry out Cobra's campaigns and twisted schemes in your Joeverse's events? Additional curiosities: 1] Which troop types do
  22. Quick Kick Gnawgahyde Barrage Interrogator Fridge Gung Ho Razorclaw
  23. OK, so I’m no Transformers fan, it’s not a property I care much about unless GIJoe is crossing over with them in a DDP comic or if I’m watching the cheesy cool movie from ’86 with its roster of new characters I’m still intrigued by. But I always have been a big fan of Jazz and so when I saw the Alternators Meister in Target a year and a half ago, I was thrilled to see he’d found his way back from the void of obscurity-due-to-trademark [by using the Takara copyright] and told myself I needed to finally buy a Transformers figure for the first time in 14 years. I didn’t have the cash for it then
  24. Rebelscum has these listed so far: FYE DVD Exclusive Posted by Curto on September 2, 2006 at 12:01 PM CST: Another DVD exclusive? Rebelscum reader Mike Troxell writes in: I was just visiting my local FYE store and they had a sign for an exclusive gift. When you buy all three classic Star Wars DVDs, you receive a pack of seven exclusive Topps trading cards. Three cards are shown on the sign--one each in the styles of the classic Topps series for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. Circuit City DVD Exclusives Posted by Curto on September 2, 2006 at 11:41 AM C
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