A short while ago I came across a Spidermobile and a Hulk Explorer. The Spidermobile was just a red shell. The Hulk Explorer was the same, but it also had its original cannon. No dart, but I could live with that.
So when ever I get a few minutes I put it to use reconditioning these vehicles back. I make the parts needed to make it look like the original version. If I come across the original parts down the road, I swap out my casts and use them for other things.
Now I still need to find the proper rear axle or one I can cast, but this Spidermobile is better off than it was. I made it new fins for the back, the back wing is from a Star Defender but matches and I made both the single and the double ski's that are currently mounted on it. The side mounted rockets are courtesy of a now defunct Palisades BK set.
I also have a couple of other Solarions that I have put together. My favorite has the front wheel from the Battle Cruiser. It just looks that little bit sleeker I think.
One of the good things about having a Blog, is that it literally forces me to 'play' with my collection. Maybe I dont get down on the floor and build worlds, but I take out a piece in question and pose it for photographs. With all the casting and a little thing called 'life', I dont do it nearly as often as I would like. So this helps out a lot in that regard.
Bob & Doug Mckenzie. Bloody Canadians and their beer eh. Now look what those 2 have done. Great...Just Great...Pharoid. Beer. I hope he keeps it away from the Terraphants.