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Silly Volks Siren F question.

Post by John F. Moscato » Sat Jan 08, 2005 1:03 am

To any of you who have the model, is there any real detail difference ( other than the joints) between the MM version, and the SAV?

Also, how tall is the finished model to the tip of that pointy thingie on top of the helmat?
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Post by Sheizzel » Sat Jan 08, 2005 9:49 am

I only have the old SAV Siren F. My guess is there aren't much of a difference between the two since they are both sculpted by the same person. I remember SAV Siren F to be pretty big, I'll try to get you the measurement for this kit.

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Post by KOG » Sat Jan 08, 2005 5:47 pm

I have both kits. SAV built, MM still in box.

From what I can determine, the only difference is:

The SAV can only hold the shield in one pose. Hand resting on top of the shield, with the bottom edge of the shield resting on the ground.

The MM has a choice of 2 poses - the SAV pose, and the option to pose the Siren with the shield held aloft. Don't remember if it's still held by hand, or mounted to the arm. I'm inclined to think it's the former.

And yes, the kit is a good size.

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Post by Sheizzel » Sat Jan 08, 2005 11:09 pm

I did a quick assemble of SAV Siren F and the height came out to be in between 24-25cm.

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Post by John F. Moscato » Sun Jan 09, 2005 2:10 am

Thanks Sheizzel. Sonds good to me... It shall be added to my "must get" list :wink:
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Post by KOG » Mon Jan 10, 2005 8:55 pm

A wise choice... I think the kit is quite nice.

Definitely a cut above older Volks kits in terms of size. And a good companion for other recent Siren kits, including Alkana, Siren A/D, V sirens... and the Siren R that I hope will come in the future. :D
John F. Moscato wrote:Thanks Sheizzel. Sonds good to me... It shall be added to my "must get" list :wink:

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Post by Hydra Mirage » Mon Jan 10, 2005 10:44 pm

The Siren R has to be my least favorite Siren at the moment.
I think the Siren R and the new Boowray are too literal.
They are both too Samurai/Kendo~like but without Nagano's usual twist (eg. Black Knight, Groon-Eldergrain)
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Post by Sheizzel » Mon Jan 10, 2005 11:44 pm

http://gonao075.hp.infoseek.co.jp/sairenn.htm

Red Siren F is MM and if I'm not mistaken, the blue one is SAV. Identical looking kits.

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Post by John F. Moscato » Mon Jan 10, 2005 11:57 pm

"NEW" Boowray? What new boowray? :|
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Post by KOG » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:17 am

John F. Moscato wrote:"NEW" Boowray? What new boowray? :|
T-233 is the 'new Boowray'.

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Post by Sheizzel » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:22 am

KOG wrote:
John F. Moscato wrote:"NEW" Boowray? What new boowray? :|
T-233 is the 'new Boowray'.
I didn't know that till now :D .

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Post by John F. Moscato » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:26 am

Now THAT... Is really disappointing.

The T-233 never really got my interest; seemed like a marginal design, and it's certainly not a fitting replacement for the classic Boowray design we all know.

...Besides. Weren't the Boowray never heard from again after the Atork war?
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Post by Hydra Mirage » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:28 am

http://gonao075.hp.infoseek.co.jp/sairenn.htm

Red Siren F is MM and if I'm not mistaken, the blue one is SAV. Identical looking kits.
Nice Siren collection, but why no Prominence or Phantom.........?

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Post by Hydra Mirage » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:32 am

Actually, scratch that, this guys collection is amazing !

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Post by KOG » Tue Jan 11, 2005 1:15 am

I'd have to say my initial reaction to the T-233 was lukewarm, at best. But certain elements are growing on me, especially the weapon and the head.

My opinion improved a lot when I saw the manga image showing the true face of the T-233 lurking in the shadows behind the grill-like mask.

And many new designs tend to look better when kitted by a good sculptor... so I'd be happy to see Volks (or even WSC) release a T-233 kit in future.

I think the only thing that puts me off T-233 right now is the color scheme.

John F. Moscato wrote:Now THAT... Is really disappointing.

The T-233 never really got my interest; seemed like a marginal design, and it's certainly not a fitting replacement for the classic Boowray design we all know.

...Besides. Weren't the Boowray never heard from again after the Atork war?

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