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PostSubject: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:48 pm

Could someone please take a picture of the current female cheetah next to the retired one (#14143)? I thought mine was the new one, but apparently it's her older, indeterminately gendered friend. Are these two models as ridiculously similar as they appear?
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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:08 pm

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Could someone please take a picture of the current female cheetah next to the retired one (#14143)? I thought mine was the new one, but apparently it's her older, indeterminately gendered friend. Are these two models as ridiculously similar as they appear?

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New one to the right. It turns the head left
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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:14 pm

Awesome, thanks! Mine's definitely the old one, then, though mine has a different paintjob from yours. The overall shade is more like the current mold, while the detail is more like the middle one. Love those little whisker dots! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:16 pm

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Awesome, thanks! Mine's definitely the old one, then, though mine has a different paintjob from yours. The overall shade is more like the current mold, while the detail is more like the middle one. Love those little whisker dots! Very Happy

Great ! Then there are at least 3 different paintjobs on the old model !
Bth of my old ones are made in China, what is yours ?
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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:34 pm

Thanks for those pictures Susanne, I can't believe how many variations there are, my favourite is the old version on the far left, if it only had the new cheetah's colouring it would be perfect I think and maybe some more fur texture (and some whisker dots Laughing!) . The new version, although I love it, it's head is a little on the big side.

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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:41 pm

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...... if it only had the new cheetah's colouring it would be perfect I think and maybe some more fur texture (and some whisker dots Laughing!) . .....

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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:57 pm

I understand what you mean Harriet, but ok, that is the charm of older models and their variations... Rolling Eyes
There is always room for improvement.
I prefer a model as it is or was, and when i have a spare, then you can turn them into a special version like my king-cheetah, or just give it a normal re-paint... Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:34 am

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I understand what you mean Harriet, but ok, that is the charm of older models and their variations... Rolling Eyes
There is always room for improvement.
I prefer a model as it is or was, and when i have a spare, then you can turn them into a special version like my king-cheetah, or just give it a normal re-paint... Very Happy
Yes, Willy, I too like having the original model - I wouldn't dream of repainting my Schleich unless I had doubles. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:58 am

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I understand what you mean Harriet, but ok, that is the charm of older models and their variations... Rolling Eyes
There is always room for improvement.
I prefer a model as it is or was, and when i have a spare, then you can turn them into a special version like my king-cheetah, or just give it a normal re-paint... Very Happy
Yes, Willy, I too like having the original model - I wouldn't dream of repainting my Schleich unless I had doubles. Very Happy

Or maybe a much-played-with-double ?
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PostSubject: Re: Cheetah confusion   Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:20 pm

Could you show us a photo, Sumo?

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