Polar Lights, Resin
about 1/7 scale (for a guy in a gorilla suit)
Not a bad model for something that's mass-produced. It was also heavily discounted, so I figured why not?
Luckily, it turned out to be fun to do.
I'm planning on putting it in a shadow-box with a jungle shot in front and in back, but that'll be much later....
KONG - LOOK BEHIND YOU!
KONG: 1/6TH SCALE (for a guy in a gorilla suit), RESIN, RESIN REALITIES, SCULPTED BY MARK VANTINE
PTERADACTYL: 1/6TH SCALE, STYRENE, POLAR LIGHTS
Man, oh man - I've always wanted a great Kong model that wouldn't take up half the house, and this is it!
The few Kong vs. T Rex models out there are usually two feet long. After I picked up this Kong model, I took a chance and bought the inexpensive Polar Lights Pteradactyl hoping the scale would fit.
I watched the movie (again), and the scale is almost perfect!
Pretty cool for a cheap styrene model. It was a lot of fun to paint!
About 8 inches high, vinyl, Geometric.
There's a bit of a continuity problem between the model (both dressed for New York) and the base (Skull Island), but I like it anyway.
Geometric really caught the "cute" Kong look on this model.
Ray Harryhausen's Dark Horse coldcast resin figure (aurora-sized) had a very different look on his face:
Kong on a Wall - a cool resin model, about 1/6 scale for a guy in a gorilla suit.
Sculpted by Jim Davidson of Fantamationstudio.
Old faithful from Aurora. Even the box art didn't look like King Kong!
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