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Old 05-08-2019, 12:29 PM   #241
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Very nice!
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Old 05-09-2019, 04:54 AM   #242
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Very nice!
Thanks. Red Sonja is a keeper. Then again, i say that about all my pieces
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:16 AM   #243
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Thanks. Red Sonja is a keeper. Then again, i say that about all my pieces
you speak from my soul... and only real collectors can saying this
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:23 AM   #244
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you speak from my soul... and only real collectors can saying this
If a piece value goes up or down, it don't matter, i have the piece, and i'm keeping it
Edition size's, i'm none too bothered, so long as i get mine
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Old 05-24-2019, 02:31 PM   #245
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Gecco - Venom Snake Play Demo Version 1/6 scale

Venom Snake Play Demo Version from Gecco arrived today, courtesy of Sideshow. For a 1/6th
scale PVC piece it looks damn good. I don't tend to collect 1/6th scale statues, but from to time
i make exceptions. I picked up Venom Snake Play Demo Version as i missed out on the previous
Venom Snake from Gecco. I wanted a piece to pair with Quiet (also from Gecco). Besides i am
a massive Metal Gear Solid V fan. Maybe someday a 1/4 scale line will happen (yeah right..)

Unlike Quiet who required a number of parts to be assembled, Venom Snake only requires the
collector to attach the base, attach an arm (of which there are 3 to choose from) and place a
cigar in this right hand.

For a 1/6th scale PVC piece i can't fault Venom Snake other than one small gripe: Gecco supply
3x cigar's in a snap out configuration, which means 3 tiny areas end up being unpainted - 2x
dots on the side, 1x dot at the end of the cigar. It might have made more sense to supply one
cigar fully painted. Compared to the prototype, the paint app looks more matte. Something else
i noticed, more in the photo than in person, there appears to be a slight seam running vertically
along the hair leading onto the beard (see last image).

The camouflage on Snake's trousers is very well done, as are many of the little details, such as
the small text on the arm, the silver Sony Walkman, the cable + earpiece, the eye-patch etc.

Venom Snake Play Demo Version has both plus and negatives compared to the previous Snake
from Gecco.
Positive - Snake's head horn is longer, which looks better
Negative - He does not ship with a gun (atleast he ships with 3 arms )

Before unboxing the piece i could hear something rattling around inside the box. Gecco use clear
plastic moulded packaging. I was intrigued to find out what was causing the rattle? it turned out
to be one of the 3 arms. 2 of the arms sit firmly in the packaging. 1 of the arms does not appear
to have a place to sit, so it appears Gecco decided to have it loose between the outer plastic and
the box. They could have atleast put it in a plastic bad. Mine appeared to be damage free, as it's
PVC. I can only assume someone designed the plastic packaging with an oversight.
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Old 06-06-2019, 12:04 PM   #246
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To the naked eye the base looks dark in color. To my camera, the base looks light, almost silver. Sometimes the camera can lie.














Sideshow - Elektra EX PF

Sideshow - Elektra EX PF arrived today. Elektra looks great! The redís look good, the portrait
looks good, skin tone works well (not too light, not too dark) I love the boots, and the base
makes a change compared to my other pieces. Simple to put together. Iíll let the images do
the talking, although they were shot under natural sunlight, not direct, indirect, which was on
the bright-side. The base looks much darker in reality.

Nitpicks: Nothing major.
There is a small chip of paint on the right shoulder strap, revealing grey colour underneath
(the red paint). Iíll have to fix that at some point.
The red plastic section that is required to add to the waist simply sits in the hole without a
magnet. It gives the impression it could fall out.

A quick shout out to: Susan Strange, as she posed for Elektra, and some say the portrait looks
like her, and i kinda agree. Although she no longer works at Sideshow Collectibles, she will be
remembered for her Live shows and Comic-Con appearances. Iím sure she will be missed by
many. Who knows, maybe Susan will appear again at some point in the future.

Update: Susan's back.. briefly.. as Lynn.. during a 1/6th scale pod cast, as 'Special Surprise Guest'
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Old 06-08-2019, 10:35 AM   #247
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(photoshop adjusted)

Can't keep my eye's off Elektra. I took another shot, this time under room light.
At the moment, Elektra is my favourite 1/4 scale.
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Old 06-08-2019, 12:41 PM   #248
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She looks terrific! Grats!
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Old 06-08-2019, 05:58 PM   #249
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Congrats on Elektra ! Thank you for sharing your excellent pictures!
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Old 06-08-2019, 06:06 PM   #250
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She looks terrific! Grats!
She does

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Congrats on Elektra ! Thank you for sharing your excellent pictures!
Thanks - no problem.
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