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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2012, 01:11:44 PM »

I recently got a Recondo backpack and thought those two blue things might fit in with Hi-Tech.  What do you think?  Go with Recondo pack or stick with the Firefly one currently on him?





I finally got a Firefly vest that has the knife sheath.  In the original pics, I tried concealing that fact by the way I posed him. Now he is complete with the knife sheath and a knife.


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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2012, 05:18:11 PM »

Looks cool, I'm really not too familiar with this era of collecting.....it was sort of likethe middle child in the Joe mythos.
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« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2012, 01:52:10 PM »

That really works.
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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2012, 02:36:40 PM »

Thanks!

Here's an updated Kamakura with some ninja buddies

I really like how they did Kamakura again, but I just couldn't get past his webgear.  I really like it, but just not on Kamakura.  The other thing is they used that Resolute Storm Shadow backpack and it to me is one of the worse designed backpacks in terms of the look after putting it on the figure.

Well, I don't have much ninja gear and I don't have an extra Renegades Storm Shadow black belt to use. :(

So, just using scraps at home, I came up with this:




For Snake Eyes, I like the Wave 1 Retalliation one, but wish he had more gear.  I really like the head and it reminds me of my favourite Snake Eyes, which is the V2 1985 one.  I found the 25th 5 pack one was too cartoony and didn't have as good articulation so I slapped some gear on this one to be my updated V2 SE.  I may cut up the wrist of the 5 pack one so he has the darts on his wrist though at a later time, but for now, he's just left like this.  Don't have any individual pics, but here he is with Kamakura and Nunchuk.




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« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2012, 01:49:58 PM »

So, my Kamakura went from this:


to this:


to this:


Now, I've finally decided on my final Kamakura.  I really liked his double sword holster and cause of the color, if I don't use it on him, it would be wasted.  I just hate how high it sits, so I modded it and now attach it to his sash.  I like it better without the hood as well, so here's Kamakura:






With Storm Shadow:


The other reason I wanted to use the Kamakura backpack and swords was because I wanted to use the one I used for Kamakura before for my Slice so that he isn't so ill equipped.  Here's some shots of the parts I used to make my Red Ninja group.

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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2012, 06:39:09 PM »

Love the Kamakura and the red ninja's!!
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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2012, 01:11:09 PM »

Here's my take on Bombstrike.  A friend on Hisstank painted the camo on her butt (the flash makes it look a bit off, but in person, it matches perfectly) and painted the neck to match the skin tone for me.  I went with the Lady J top cause I'm sure she doesn't run around into battle with a t-shirt with a GiJoe logo on it all the time.






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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2012, 12:14:45 PM »

Bombstrike really works. Did you use JvC lower arms?
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« Reply #20 on: June 21, 2012, 12:21:20 PM »

Bombstrike really works. Did you use JvC lower arms?

Yep, but I had to cut off the hands cause I wanted wrist articulation.

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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #21 on: June 29, 2012, 12:37:23 PM »

Can't afford the sub figures :( so here's my cheap Iron Klaw.  Not sure where he fits in, but he's not vintage, so I guess here is as good as anywhere else...haha.











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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #22 on: July 03, 2012, 12:09:27 PM »

His neck is a little long so I went and fixed it up to shorten it.



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Re: Nighthawk's modern updates on Spy Troops/VvV/DTC figures
« Reply #23 on: July 03, 2012, 12:16:02 PM »

That's a good idea. it looks better the the one I tired to make.
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