A Dissection Of The 2002 Figure Design
Storm Shadow is the newest guinea pig for Dr. Mindbender's experiment. The good doctor will be showing us what many have never seen before.....INSIDE A 2002 FIGURE. He will be comparing the new design to the old one. Inquiring minds want to know and Mindbender is all too eager to perform this grueling task.
Dr. Mindbender's Medical Log
Surgeon : Dr. Mindbender
Assistant : Shackles
dis·sec·tion (d-skshn): The act of separating tissue (or plastic), for anatomical study.
*Same height, and overall close in dimensions
* More body detail
HEAD AND NECK:
*"Ball and socket" joint for maximum pivot
*Currently no side tabs, head can spin 360 degrees
*Excellent feature: "ninja neck snap" maneuver
*Larger shoulder cavity
*completely redesigned waist.
*Same screw size holding torso together
*Torso and hips pivot 360 degrees
UPPER ARM AND ELBOW:
*Full range of motion
*Shoulder redesigned to be larger
*Plastic arm rivets for color matching
*Wrap around grip
*Slightly softer hands, but still firm
HIP AND LEGS:
*Completely redesigned hip and leg
*Legs pivot back and forth 180 degrees
*Legs can not be further dissected
*Greater detail in physical features
*Articulation is still good
*But figure can not spread legs from side to side
*Overall a well designed body
Surgeon Signature: Dr. Mindbender Assistant Signature: Shackles
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