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    Fredericksburg, VA

    Sideshow 1:6 GI Joe Environment - RECON AT WAYPOINT 12

    High-end multi-sided diorama gives collectors bang for their buck...

    The 1:6 scale GI Joe Recon at Waypoint 12 environment is available now through Sideshow Collectibles.

    Thanks to Sideshow Collectibles, GI Joe fans have the chance to own superior quality 12" figures of their favorite Joe and Cobra characters. The craftsmanship put into each one of these amazing figures has easily made this the hottest 1:6 scale figure collection in some time. Sideshow has taken their GI Joe collection to the next level by producing some equally amazing polystone dioramas for your 12" Joes. The first in a series, Recon at Waypoint 12 features a snow-ridden environment plus Snake Eyes' faithful canine companion, Timber.

    PACKAGING: The polystone diorama is packaged within a full color box that is visually exciting to look at. The package features several high resolution images of the diorama with Timber and similar design and concept as the package art on the individual 12" figures. The official GI Joe logo is also boldly displayed on all sides of the box.

    SCULPT: The polystone enviroment is a life-like rendition of the remains of a war-ravaged building. The architectural details on this diorama are truly impressive and Sideshow's artists have truly gone the extra mile to provide collectors with the most realistic environment for their figures.

    Impressively, the diorama environment is fully detailed all around which offers endless display possibilities using both the interior or exterior sides of the piece. The interior of the blown-up building's floor is riddled with bullet casings and the exterior and windowsills are covered in snow. The structural ruins features exposed bricks and carpentry which gives the sculpted environment an even more realistic look overall.

    This highly-impressive diorama also includes a beautifully rendered polystone figure of Snake Eye's loyal mascot Timber which is a great companion piece for the snowy environment. Timber is posed in an attack-ready stance and has a menacing angry expression which looks amazingly life-like.

    PAINT: Both the environment and wolf are painted exquisitely by Sideshow's talented artists with a mixture of different techniques and colors which breathe life into the piece. Timber features a vivid blend of black and grey hues on his body and all the minor facial details are highlighted accurately making the wolf look incredibly life-like.

    OVERALL: With the Recon at Waypoint 12 diorama, Sideshow has created a highly-detailed, realistic and versatile environment for its 12" GI Joe figures which offers the collection a visually exciting edge. Additionally, the only way to acquire Snake Eye's mascot Timber is by purchasing this piece. At a price of $129.99, this high-end multi-sided diorama gives collectors more bang for their buck and offers a great way to enhance your 12” Gi-Joe or other 1:6 scaled figures' display. The GI Joe Recon at Waypoint 12 environment with Timber is available now through Sideshow’s website, while supplies last.

    For even more images of this environment, CLICK HERE!

    Review and Photos by Jorge Pelaez

    Review Sample Courtesy of Sideshow Collectibles

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