Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Hollow Point (Range Officer)

Hollow Point was originally released with the Locust Helicopter in 2003 as part of the Built to Rule line.

According to his file card, "when new weapons become available, Hollow Point is responsible for training the G.I. Joe team on their use, in addition to advising mission teams on the optimal use of terrain, firing points, and correct choice of ammo. Before joining the G.I. Joe team, Hollow Point taught the Range Officer Course at Quantico and served with the Marine Expeditionary Unit."

Those of you who follow my work know that I'm a Marine, as because of that I really can't resist the Marine Corps characters.  Hollow Point was one that I didn't have in my collection, so I set about giving him a modern upgrade.

The base figure is just a repaint of PoC Dusty.  I trimmed away the large armor pieces on his hips, but otherwise the base figure was not modified in any way.  He was given a new head and a removable soft cover (from Raginspoon).  Because he is supposed to be an exceptional marksman, I armed him with a scoped M14 (from Legion XIV Productions).

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