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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:26 pm

Yea, those hands don't jive with the body type.

Those hands looks like the "Dynamic Physique" (Muscle Body in the US) hands.

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:32 pm

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Yea, those hands don't jive with the body type.

Those hands looks like the "Dynamic Physique" (Muscle Body in the US) hands.

Phew!! ..glad I'm not the only one who thinks they look strange

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:30 pm

Lol!! I bloody said they looked like bpee grippers on a 64 body!! But now they don't even look like proper bpee grippers either! Any chance of pulling one out so as I can see the peg? Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:43 pm

You don't want much do ya ?  Laughing

I'm in sunny south shields for a wedding at the moment.  lol!  I'll have a go sunday when I get home.

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:31 pm

Hahaha! I just get curious when I see stuff! I've had to take time out from here the last year as me and the wife had twins last September ( also have a 15 and a 5 yr old) and now they are a year old I'm slowing trying to slip back in so you'll have to excuse my weird requests! They are not without reasoning! I was here day in and day out from the forums beginning so its a hard trek back in when I've missed so much! Now show me the pegs!!! Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:46 am

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He has 1964 on his back, but the hand fixings are rather...er interesting..think I may swap them for proper ones.

These look like Hobbycrash KFGs to me, I'll 'ave 'em, if you don't like them! PM some close up pics of the pair, if you want £££'s for them... Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:42 pm

Interesting hands on him. On this side of the pond the later AT figs with the standard body did get KFGs. This was circa 1974, I believe. There is also the Action Man hybrid figs, but they come with an EE head.

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:05 pm

I think they are the KFG too, they look a bit slim for EE hands Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:59 pm

Kfg ??


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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:04 pm

Kung Fu Grip cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:09 pm

Is that different to gripping hands??

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:18 pm

The USA KFG are a sort of cross between the action man gripper and the bp ee gripping hands
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:19 pm

Ah..so he's a transatlantic hybrid then. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:29 pm

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Ah..so he's a transatlantic hybrid then. Laughing

It looks that way RT! but either way, great replacement hands bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:41 am

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Kfg ??


Yes, Kung Fu Grip, that was the brand name given to the Adventure Team's gripping hands! Check this out...


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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:33 pm

Newest recruit arrived today.

Bit of work to do around the chin area.... he's going to end up with mutton chops and a mustache.



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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:51 pm

Fantastic RT! one of the best figures ever! and yet such a simple uni! Great addition mate cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:56 pm

He looks like the old grizzled leader to me. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:17 pm

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He looks like the old grizzled leader to me. Wink

My thoughts exactly.... Commander  Rufus Stone it is then.

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:02 am

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Newest recruit arrived today.

Bit of work to do around the chin area.... he's going to end up with mutton chops and a mustache.


with all that facial hair i think he would look good in a 17/21th lancers uniform is that what you intend to do with him

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:29 pm

I'm not really a fan of that uniform to be honest..so probably not. Although some elements of the lancers uniform may creep in...who knows Wink

I see him more as a Victorian mercenary/adventurer who was sucked through a worm hole into the present day. A sort of reverse steam punk. A mix of Victorian dress with modern weaponry...ish.

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:51 am

If your going for the steampunk/ Victorian era might I suggest looking up Stef's Fantastic Bovey Boys??

http://actionmanmobileops.forumotion.co.uk/t3147-the-fantastic-bovey-boys?highlight=the+bovey+boys
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:58 am

On my phone at the moment so i'll have a proper look later, but I like what I'm seeing. That's just how I want my fellow to look beard wise.

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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:07 am

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On my phone at the moment so i'll have a proper look later, but I like what I'm seeing. That's just how I want my fellow to look beard wise.

cool! bounce bounce bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Rogue Trooper's collection    Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:12 am

Aaaahhhh it's the classic Adventure figure you've got yourself they Rogue-Trooper.

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