Vintage Action Man, Action Team, G. I. Joe, Geyper Man, Group Action Joe, 1/6 figures
 
HomeHome  Ammo BriefingAmmo Briefing  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

Share | 
 

 "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
ActionYankee
Admin
avatar

Posts : 992
Join date : 2016-08-27
Age : 21
Location : North of Mexico, South of Canada

PostSubject: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:48 am

The Accessory set for the Man of The Sea never struck me as a "Boxed Figure" uniform.



It seems more like a 75/76 GI Joe AT set, a simplified rehash of an earlier set. It could be called "Storm Chaser" or something (as opposed to the early 70's "Hurricane Spotter" set). Nothing wrong with it, but I like my figures to have a "Boxed" look about them when not displaying a certain uniform set I'm keen on.

So, I based this kitbash of off a custom I found over on HQ, where a guy did the same thing but with the Sea Adventurer.





The Pants are Sea Adventurer issue, and the sweater comes from the Action Man Adventurer figure (this one is borrowed from Hamish Kingston until I find another).

The boots, shoulder holster and revolver, and dog tag are from the original accessory set.

Here is the original custom for reference.

_________________
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://northernindependent.wixsite.com/n-i-films
Blondeactionman
Admin
avatar

Posts : 11094
Join date : 2012-11-07
Age : 45
Location : Birmingham, England

PostSubject: Re: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:23 am

Very nice indeed Ian bounce

_________________
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Beatlefan
Admin
avatar

Posts : 1510
Join date : 2012-11-17
Age : 49
Location : Hawkhurst Kent

PostSubject: Re: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:29 pm

Very effective Ian, the Adventurer jumper really works well with the Sea Adventurer trousers!

_________________
              Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
inntruderr61
BULLET MAN
avatar

Posts : 6581
Join date : 2012-11-27
Age : 56
Location : Pennsylvania USA

PostSubject: Re: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:53 pm

He looks great! Nice kitbash!
Man of Sea figure was one of my fav gijoe club figures...
Wish I would of kept it... Sad

_________________
JIM...  

Back to top Go down
View user profile
TheOneManKid
Moderator
avatar

Posts : 893
Join date : 2013-09-06
Age : 56
Location : London and Northants

PostSubject: Re: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:46 am

Yeah, great idea to give the little guy a sweater and bell bottoms, works very well... maybe some accessories too, to complete the set? Very Happy

_________________
Ralph
Me? Well, I live life vicariously! My Action Man? Well, he lives life victoriously!
PM if there is anything you want from the 3SB Store or check out my eBay page... Very Happy
Back to top Go down
View user profile
ActionYankee
Admin
avatar

Posts : 992
Join date : 2016-08-27
Age : 21
Location : North of Mexico, South of Canada

PostSubject: Re: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:32 pm

No, this is just supposed to be a basic boxes uniform from GI Joe's AT Era.

EDIT:This sounds a bit rude, I apologize. But the point of this is to create an "out-of-the-box" for this figure. Very Happy

_________________
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://northernindependent.wixsite.com/n-i-films
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: "Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea   

Back to top Go down
 
"Boxed" Uniform for the Man of The Sea
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Proper Rally uniform
» For Saffyre Scottish Firemen in uniform
» Uniform Store is finally up
» BOXED ATOMIC MAN 1976
» British 24th Foot at Rorke's Drift Uniform at Cotswold!

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
ActionManMobileOperations (AMMO) :: G.I.Joe - America's Movable Fighting Man - 1964 -1969 / Adventure Team 1970 - 1976 :: Joe Kitbashes-
Jump to: