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24 Season 7 clothing set for Jack Bauer
By Kunch

Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch

   "The following is a guest review.  The review and photos do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Michael Crawford or Michael's Review of the Week, and are the opinion and work of the guest author."

I don't know about you, but I've been wondering about the season 7 clothing set that Kunch is doing for the terrific Enterbay Jack Bauer. Is it worth it? Jeff Parker is here to tell you and me all about it - take it away, Jeff!

Thank you as always to Michael, and on this occasion a big thank you to Wai Man from onesixthbruce.co.uk, he very graciously sent me the new clothes set for Enterbays, Jack Bauer from 24, manufactured by Kunch 
to cast my eye over… So I’m stripping Jack down to try his new threads out as I write this.

I’m sure there are plenty of people out there who would love for more well made ‘alternate’ outfits to be available for every character from James Dean and James Bond through to Indy and Bruce Lee, so these ‘expansion’ outfits open up a whole new ball game without the need to buy multiple figures. What we have here are the extras to create the look Bauer sported in season 7, but having spoken to Wai Man at onesixthbruce, he hinted other outfits may be in the pipeline.

Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch

Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch

Packaging - N/A
This set is sold as a kit-bashers ‘add on’, or an ‘expansion outfit’ if you will. 

It’s in no way an ‘official’ release and has nothing to do with Enterbay, so the packaging is purely utilitarian, in so much as it’s poly-bagged then placed into a padded jiffy-envelope, so lightweight with maximum protection, mine arrived as good as new.

Tailoring - Jacket ***1/2 Jeans **3/4
The outfit consists of three items, so you are required to use the shirt, vest, shoes and socks that come with the standard figure as well. What you actually get in the bag is a belt, jeans and a jacket, these are tailored to fit the RM-1 but I’m sure they could be worn on anything from a Sideshow ‘Buck’ to a Hot Toys ‘True-Type’.

The belt is a soft pliable pleather material with a simple under, over, under slip through buckle and it’s plenty long for if you want to trim it down a little. The jeans are a nice classic straight leg cut with working pockets throughout, however the material is quite thick, you might find a warm water wash will soften them up, just be sure to work them as they dry. You’ll also find the length on the leg is quite long and the waist quite high, if he were just going to be wearing the jeans and his shirt they could look a bit bulky, but with the jacket on they look just fine, looking even better when worn with both the Kevlar vest and the jacket. The jacket is by far my favourite item; it’s cut to be roomy, so it hangs very well even when posing with the arms up in weapon holding stances.

Again all the pockets work and it’s fully lined. It has a non-functional zipper on the front, but although it doesn’t actually work the size of the teeth are pretty good at this scale.

Quality - ***1/2
The two garments are very well made, all the pockets work and there were no loose threads or faults anywhere on mine. Both seem to be made of cotton, the jacket may be a poly-cotton I can’t actually tell. But all the materials used seem pretty hardy and well finished. As I said above there are no bad seams or loose threads, so the degree of finishing seems well observed and controlled.

Value - ***
You’ll find onesixthbruce selling this set for 25 shipped anywhere worldwide, by UK standards that seems like a reasonably good deal, not exceptional but you’re getting some well made, pretty limited hand finished 1/6th garments for that price. They’re not quite up there at the Harue, Hot Toys or Enterbay standard, but they are approaching Medicoms and surpass most of Sideshow’s. The jeans that came with the first M-Icon James Dean really set a very high benchmark for any that follow, but these are still very well executed! 

All the stitching is good and the weathering is pretty convincing on the thighs, the main thing that could do with a little work is sourcing a thinner denim type fabric, so I’m hopeful subsequent outfits will just get better and better!

Overall - ***
This is a great set for any hardcore 24 fans, and I hope Kunch and/or onesixthbruce follow up with some other outfits from different ‘times’ and seasons (it seems likely). The jacket is by far the best item in my opinion and by simply adding this to your existing Jack, it’s quite a transformation! If the scale fabric could be improved and the price trimmed a little then this would be even closer to a full score, but it’s still a very cool set.

SCORE RECAP:
Packaging - N/A
Talloring - Jacket ***1/2 Jeans **3/4
Quality - ***1/2
Value - ***
Overall - ***

Where to Buy -
If you’re UK or indeed Euro based onsixthbruce.co.uk is your man for many of your 1/6th wants and needs, check out his site.

But with the promise of free shipping worldwide on this set, then it’s worth a look where ever you are on the planet.

Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch
Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch

Jack Bauer sixth scale clothing set from Season 7 by Kunch


Figures from the collection of Jeff Parker

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