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I hadn't realized that there were out-of-scale details on that sculpt - shows you how closely I've looked at mine in the "to do" pile . . .  But it does stand to reason given size the mix-up.  I'll have to remember that if and when I get around to building mine.  I like what you've done with the piece - it's exactly the way I'd envisioned it in terms of colors.  Very well done.

 

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