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Glidah Drivah
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PostSubject: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 1:33 am

The early 1970s Adventure Team "Secret Mission to Spy Island" set always intrigued me. I was too young to see the original release; and the late 1990s "Timeless Collection" version with the camouflage uniform (I believe offered through FAO Schwartz) just didn't appeal to me. The idea that there was a secluded island filled with spies up to no good struck a cord. I've been putting together my own version of an agent that was intrepid enough to accept the assignment. I've backdated the timeframe by 10 years; so about a half-century ago. Who better to tackle the task than CDR James Bond, HMSS? I've tried to outfit his as informally as possible, with a nod to the original Adventure Team figure. I know that American elite forces and intelligence operatives have a great deal of leeway in their equipment and attire; and I'm assuming those of the crown would be given similar leeway.

The parts breakdown for CDR Bond
HS: SST James Bond ("Thunderball" version)
Jacket: Action Man
Pullover: Unknown
Jeans: Power Team
Shoes: 21st
Beretta Pistol: Twisting Toys or DML (In this timeline, I've imagined this as the mission that Bond will barely survive his Beretta's faulty action. After several months in traction, a Walther PPK will be forcibly given to him!)

Enjoy!
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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 2:34 am

Excellent kitmixing  Very Happy 

It's always nice for someone to list the parts used in their kitmixing  Very Happy  You mentioned you used a pair of 'Powerteam' jeans, Are they from the Fisherman set??

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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 2:48 am

He looks great! Bond, James bond...
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Glidah Drivah
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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 3:12 am

clivvers wrote:
Excellent kitmixing  Very Happy 

It's always nice for someone to list the parts used in their kitmixing  Very Happy  You mentioned you used a pair of 'Powerteam' jeans, Are they from the Fisherman set??

I didn't know Power Team made non-military figures! The jeans are from a Green Beret figure that also wore a black t-shirt and sneakers.

-Nate
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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 4:24 am

Glidah Drivah wrote:
clivvers wrote:
Excellent kitmixing  Very Happy 

It's always nice for someone to list the parts used in their kitmixing  Very Happy  You mentioned you used a pair of 'Powerteam' jeans, Are they from the Fisherman set??

I didn't know Power Team made non-military figures!  The jeans are from a Green Beret figure that also wore a black t-shirt and sneakers.

-Nate
Thanks for the intel on the jeans. The 1/6 scale Power Team series also consists of the following: "World Peace Keepers" , "Assault Commando" , "Fire Fighter" , "Sport & Adventure" , " S.W.A.T" , "Tag Team" , "Police" and "Enemy Commando" There's a variety of different figure sets and Vehicles in each of these categories. I'm also a big fan of this series  Very Happy 

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Glidah Drivah
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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 5:02 am

[quote="clivvers"][quote="Glidah Drivah"]
clivvers wrote:
Thanks for the intel on the jeans. The 1/6 scale Power Team series also consists of the following: "World Peace Keepers" , "Assault Commando" , "Fire Fighter" , "Sport & Adventure" , " S.W.A.T" , "Tag Team" , "Police" and "Enemy Commando" There's a variety of different figure sets and Vehicles in each of these categories. I'm also a big fan of this series  Very Happy 

Here in the states we only have the world peacekeepers and swat lines.

-Nate
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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 05, 2014 5:10 am

OMG!!!!!! This is SICK!!!!!!

Love it..... I have the Sideshow Bond too and you have done amazing........

I love Bond and I am loving your work.... Like Bond likes Conch Chowder Smile


Cheers and Thank you Mate!!

Len

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PostSubject: Re: Default First Mission to Spy Island     Default First Mission to Spy Island  Icon_minitimeMon Jan 06, 2014 8:37 am

what a fantastic kitbash ! keep them coming my friend  cheers 

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