Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project *UPDATED*

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Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project *UPDATED*

Postby Hopper » 31 May 2014 19:42

Ok, in between working a full time job, writing a novel, writing a guide book to the edible flora of the British Isles, working on archaeology projects, and living as a high functioning alcoholic...

I have been photographing variants, and trying to describe them in the best way I can in order to provide a definitive guide. Much mocked (quite rightly so) this has been on the boil for a while, as most of you know (and don't think I can hear the groans every time you see I have posted something, bloody ingrates).

This is ongoing, so bear with me, but may I present Z Force.
Excuse the crappy photographs, I'm no T-Shot!
Also, I have given an "Immediate ID Features" section in the description in order to allow easier identification from blurred Ebay photographs taken by people who don't know a macro setting is for!
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Hopper » 31 May 2014 19:43

Z Force – Captain (2 Types)

Type 1
Slightly taller figure, thicker fuzzy camouflage, gloss paint, 2 wide stripes on crotch, fuzzy Z Force logo on arm. Softer plastic, legs splayed apart, has flatter, more ‘open’, hands.
Immediate ID Features: 2 Fuzzy Camouflage Blobs on Crotch, Legs Splayed.

Type 2
Slightly shorter figure, thinner sharper camouflage, matt paint, three thin blobs on crotch, sharp Z Force logo on arm. Made from a stiffer plastic, has rounded hands, especially the right hand, and the legs are closer together.
Immediate ID Features: 3 Sharp Camouflage Blobs on Crotch, Legs Close Together.
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Hopper » 31 May 2014 19:46

Z Force – Infantryman (2 Types)

Type 1 (Flat Hand)
Taller figure, softer plastic. Straight belt; Thick, fuzzy, camouflage. Wide, thick, stripes on the crotch. Flat left hand. Thinner feet, with less sole. Legs wider apart.
Immediate ID Features: Straight Belt, Flat Left Hand

Type 2 (Round Hand)
Shorter figure, harder plastic. Curvy belt. Thin, sharp, more closely defined, camouflage, especially on the crotch. Round left hand. Slightly longer peak on cap. Thick feet, more sole. Legs together.
Immediate ID Features: Curvy Belt, Round Left Hand
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Hopper » 31 May 2014 19:47

Z Force – Radio Operator (2 Types)

Type 1
Slightly shorter figure, thicker fuzzy camouflage, gloss paint, 2 wide stripes on crotch, fuzzy Z Force logo on arm. Softer plastic, legs splayed apart, has flatter, more ‘open’, hands.
Immediate ID Features: 2 Fuzzy Camouflage Blobs on Crotch, Legs Splayed.

Type 2
Slightly taller figure, thinner sharper camouflage, matt paint, three thin blobs on crotch, sharp Z Force logo on arm. Made from a stiffer plastic, has round hands, and the legs are closer together.
Immediate ID Features: 3 Sharp Camouflage Blobs on Crotch, Legs Close Together.
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Hopper » 31 May 2014 20:03

Z Force – Sapper (2 Types)

Type 1
Slightly taller figure, thicker fuzzy camouflage, gloss paint, fuzzy Z Force logo on arm. Softer plastic, legs splayed slightly further apart, has flatter, more ‘open’, hands, especially the right.
Immediate ID Features: Difficult! Open Flatter Hand and Fuzzier Camouflage.

Type 2
Slightly shorter figure, thinner sharper camouflage, matt paint, red more vibrant, sharp Z Force logo on arm. Made from a stiffer plastic, has rounded hands, especially the right, and the legs are ever so slightly closer together.
Immediate ID Features: Difficult! Round Hand and Thinner Camouflage.
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby thedupleman » 01 Jun 2014 21:45

Are the upside down ones an Australian line?
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Hopper » 01 Jun 2014 22:18

thedupleman wrote:Are the upside down ones an Australian line?
Now, are you certain you have your screen the right way up?
I can't see any upside down ones.
Admittedly, I am a little tired, but...
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Chopper » 02 Jun 2014 00:32

They are all upside down, down here Hopper.
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby SteveD » 02 Jun 2014 08:20

Blimey hopper!! You're crazy!!! :-)
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Re: Z Force Variants: The fruits of my project

Postby Hopper » 09 Jun 2014 22:05

SteveD wrote:Blimey hopper!! You're crazy!!! :-)
That's rich... but yeah, fair enough.

Thanks guys.

Chopper, seriously?
That's hilarious. What is going on there then?
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