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Chip
Eagle Eyes (Gripping Hands)
Chip

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PostSubject: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 12:07 pm

Hi All , Hope your Good .

     Being a huge NAM fan I have toyed with kit bashing the characters from the movie Full Metal Jacket for years . If you not seen it , it`s well worth watching , full of violence and bad language though , so be warned . Very Happy  It is quite the task finding head sculpts for these characters . I have " Animal Mother " in the making , I hope to make "Rafter man " and " Cowboy " , but not sourced suitable sculpts for them yet .

    The main character from FMJ is " Joker " , he basically tells the story . A marine correspondent . Here is a break down of the work that went into " Joker ".

   Had to put plastic lenses into the glasses , bit of a nightmare trying not to get glue on the lens , not perfect but good as I could get . Scratch made peace button , made from a nail head . Art work to the helmet using a fine pen , scratch work C- ration toilet paper in helmet band which was made from push bike inner tube . Re- vamped 21st ammo bandolier , and "H " harness . Sports taped and Painted plastic DML pouches , added new more convincing strap to M.16 . Printed off map of Vietnam , re - eyed and laced DML Jungle boots , scratch made note book . 3D printed vintage Nikon F ( cost a fortune )  Very Happy , had these a while , painted and added leather look strap , it`s not the actual Nikon Joker carries , though Rafter man does . Most other stuff off the shelf so to speak . Well here he comes , hope you like .

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Chip
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Blondeactionman
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Join date : 2012-11-07
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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 12:31 pm

Fantastically detailed work again Chip! he really does look the business! looking forward too seeing more charcters from this movie!

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Age : 65
Location : Mishawaka, Indiana United States

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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 1:18 pm

Beautiful job, Chip!!!

Love this figure long time...

cheers cheers cheers
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Chip
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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 2:32 pm

Thanks Dal , Gibri .

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SCU_HQ
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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 3:09 pm

Amazingly detailed work! Looks like a museum quality replica!

You made the miniature notebook? Impressive work on such a tiny scale!

Excellent figure! A lot of work, and a lot of time, but I'm sure, as it began to come together, it was a lot of fun, too!

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Location : Buckinghamshire

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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 3:48 pm

He looks excellent...a lot of work gone into that figure...great job

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Chip
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Chip

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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 3:52 pm

SCU_HQ wrote:
Amazingly detailed work! Looks like a museum quality replica!

You made the miniature notebook? Impressive work on such a tiny scale!

Excellent figure! A lot of work, and a lot of time, but I'm sure, as it began to come together, it was a lot of fun, too!

So kind thank you . It was a pleasure putting him together , a few frustrating times but was pleased with him when finished .

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PostSubject: Re: Full Metal Jacket Chips take    Full Metal Jacket Chips take  Icon_minitimeThu Sep 17, 2020 3:53 pm

Cheers Rustygun . Smile

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