Wash & Go for Action Man??

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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Thundershot » 18 Jul 2010 08:19

Hi Sqauddie,
Yeah, if you press the sellotape onto the hair & use it just like them sticky roller things for removing lint & loose animal hair off furniture or clothing...I've never tried the pen knife thing, but I guess if you use the bunt edge of the blade it would be O.K., personally I just my use thumb nail to rub the dust away from the Action mans scalp, the glue Palitoy used is really robust & can take quite a hammering.

The book's called:
Action Man, The real story 1966-1996.
Written by a guy called Kevin King & published by Cairo Cafe Publications.

The ISBN number is 0-9538870-0-6
I picked my copy up @ a toy fair, but I dare say you can obtain it from Amazon or ebay, hope this info helps.
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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Sundance » 18 Jul 2010 11:59

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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Squad Leader » 18 Jul 2010 17:45

Thundershot wrote:Hi Sqauddie,
Yeah, if you press the sellotape onto the hair & use it just like them sticky roller things for removing lint & loose animal hair off furniture or clothing...I've never tried the pen knife thing, but I guess if you use the bunt edge of the blade it would be O.K., personally I just my use thumb nail to rub the dust away from the Action mans scalp, the glue Palitoy used is really robust & can take quite a hammering.

The book's called:
Action Man, The real story 1966-1996.
Written by a guy called Kevin King & published by Cairo Cafe Publications.

The ISBN number is 0-9538870-0-6
I picked my copy up @ a toy fair, but I dare say you can obtain it from Amazon or ebay, hope this info helps.


nice one cheers mate!
its gonna be like a back sack and crack but minus the hair loss :lol:

thanks for the amazon link sundance very pricey indeed but thanks to the Baron hes found one half that price!

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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby tintinlostsnowy » 18 Jul 2010 17:58

this website shows you cheap books
£13.33 Cheapest I can find on there click price to go to website
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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Thundershot » 18 Jul 2010 18:00

:shock:
& I thought the £20 I paid for the book was a extortionate.
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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Squad Leader » 18 Jul 2010 18:03

they all appear to be out of stock.

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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby tintinlostsnowy » 18 Jul 2010 18:05

Squad Leader wrote:they all appear to be out of stock.

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Yep you are right I didn't check before hand doh!
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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Thundershot » 18 Jul 2010 18:12

It's worth the original retail price, as the book covers all of the vintage Palitoy stuff, some of the early modern Hasbro AM range as well as Pediree's Tommy Gunn Range & a section that covers the large vehicles produced by Cherilea...but I'd never fork out £50 for it.
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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Squad Leader » 18 Jul 2010 18:19

what was the retail price? i just paid £25

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Re: Wash & Go for Action Man??

Postby Thundershot » 18 Jul 2010 18:31

Hi.Squaddie..
just had a quick look, my copy has a r.r.p of £18.99...that was back in 2000, but I believe it was a low production run & is rare to find now...so your paid a good price, especially compared to what Amazon are asking for a 2nd hand copy
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