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mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:25 PM
A little after the 3 3/4 Adventure Team sets came out, my boys and I started looking for a HQ. We found it in the old GI JOE HQ from the mid 90's. We customized it with stickers and started to build adventure sets!! Here are some pics!!

mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:29 PM
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The Jail with communications

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Check out the period magazine and the pin up girl in the jail!!

mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:31 PM
Hunt for the White Tiger

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mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:34 PM
A message from the Commander??

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mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:35 PM
A little maintenance on the six wheeler...

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01-01-2014, 08:37 PM
Taking the elevator to the helipad...

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What's on those blue prints??

mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:43 PM
The planning room...

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More blueprints

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Everyone needs a hero...

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mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:46 PM
Gotta love a float plane...and a sub...238

mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 08:52 PM
An overhead view

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From the front...

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An interior shot

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Another...with some interesting posters

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mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 09:01 PM
A shot from the back! I like the pic on the column in the center!

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A fishing trip gone awry...

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mlandvick@gmail.com
01-01-2014, 09:02 PM
We would love to hear your feedback!

Matthew.stoops@wmich.edu
01-01-2014, 10:17 PM
Pretty cool stuff, only a few of the pictures got a little skewed. Other than that tech. S.N.A.F.U., it looks great!

odb360@live.com
01-02-2014, 11:23 AM
That was awesome...I like the nice touches done with the posters, paperwork, and mags laying around...

charles.phillips@penske.com
01-02-2014, 02:36 PM
That really looks awesome! I love the little details, the Captain America comic, the whole thing just screams fun. Great Job!

mlandvick@gmail.com
01-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Thanks all! We tried to include lots of related artifacts, as well transition details towards ARAH!!!

scdenny74@hotmail.com
11-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Love ya you did with that set....I picked up the main base and it's going to get turned into a zombie lab- love the AT stuff.

rcmejia@gmail.com
11-04-2014, 05:00 PM
How about a strip pole added to that base.
For when they get female visitors and the parties get a wild .

rjhiii@sover.net
11-04-2014, 05:23 PM
This is awesome. How long did it take you to come up with the idea, customize the base, decide what you were going to use for "lived in decorations" (ie the posters and other small attentions to detail, etc.)?
and better question how much would doing something like this cost for someone that has never customized anything? Curious as to how much the labor of love costs.

fullclip101@aol.com
11-05-2014, 07:13 PM
awesome brother!

mlandvick@gmail.com
11-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Hey guys! Thanks for all the great comments. Basically the boys and I tried to play off the Club continuum of AT turning into ARAH. We looked for period magazines, posters etc. Then found blue prints on yo joe of the early 80's vehicles and added them to our idea page. Then we took all the items and printed them on full page Avery "restickable" (not sure that is a word??��) label sheet, then cut them out. We looked at the space on the clean HQ and thought about how that space would be used, then placed them accordingly. Between thorough cleaning and sticker development and placement it only took us a weekend. The "extra" playsets were purchased and modified from Walmart Adventuer sets. It was an awesome process.

Kinda felt like we were developing an entire 3 3/4" series similiar to the first couple of years for the ARAH line.

The boys and I are always doing dioramas and are constantly on the lookout for cool center pieces like this old HQ. We got the base for a steal on eBay for like $20 shipped. The Avery labels is a purchase that we made for other dioramas and has been used numerous times!!