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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:55 am

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I really, realy love the lions, especially the male. He is sort of majestic like a lion ought to be Very Happy

Me too, I loved him when I saw Christophe's photos and this one has better paint job...

I agree with you they are quite splentides, I'll take the whole family
It really is the king of the Lions.
sunny cheers king

Very brave from you Jean! cheers
When we learn something for a long time sometimes is not easy to change our thoughts about a figure. As I told before, in some points this figure is better than the Papo king of the jungle. Legs, pose, proportions, etc. Papo has also many nice points, detail of the fur, coloring, but an exagerated artistic touch gives us slightly less realism. I have and love both figures! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:52 am

Can't quite put my finger on it, but somethings weird with the snouts.
The lion and lioness's snouts looks like they're being pulled forward by imaginary forceps.
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:50 am

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Can't quite put my finger on it, but somethings weird with the snouts.
The lion and lioness's snouts looks like they're being pulled forward by imaginary forceps.

I think the shape of the head is quite correct, but pehaps if the mane grew forward a little and a more rounded chin, it would look more like the other figueres ?

I have googled a lot of lion-pictures, and they are somewhat different in profile. I suppose there are different looks in differnet places and the looks also vary with age. study cat

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:25 am

Hurrah for the wolves... Especially the walking one Cool

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:00 pm

The wolves are fabulous!

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:04 pm

I am agree with you Christophe and Sylvia,

Both wolves are amazing, they are very well sculpted and the paint work is the best I had see on any figure. The walking one is the best among the two due to the movement of the animal but even the standing one is a great figure to have.

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:55 pm

I think Mojo still has a way to go! Actually they kind of remind me of CollectA.
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:25 pm

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I think Mojo still has a way to go! Actually they kind of remind me of CollectA.

Yes, they have a similar range in wild life and woodland species! But as you can see from Alejandro pictures the figures are different and have a higher quality! Remember that Mojo cames from CollectA and even many years after we can see some similarities between Bullyland and Schleich, for example the cute touch of the figures.
Papo also has a long way to go when we SEE IN its 8th year such poor figures as the lynx, zebras, chimps, roaring lion and tigress, jaguar, and a ridiculous 2011 dromedary! Even the Mojo lion is better balanced than Papo king of the jungle! If you want I can describe you lots of flaws in these figure. It's your style??? Also mine but even loving the brand I can see what is wrong without being tendentious! Batman is a great figure but not the most accurate bat... do you see what I mean??? Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:26 am

Alejandro, if your mistake is posting more photos, keep making them, I love the photos, especially the male lion.
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:35 am

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Alejandro, if your mistake is posting more photos, keep making them, I love the photos, especially the male lion.

I agree with Phil !

More mistakes, more mistakes Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:47 am

...Wonderful polar bears, wolves, lions! Congrats! It seams that sculpture of adult polar bear is like Schleich model and sitting cub is like Collecta? Wink Wink Laughing But it,s disputable issue of course! Laughing Good models! cheers


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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:50 am

woow! that longhorn bull is really similar to Schleich one Evil or Very Mad
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:54 am

So first of all I don't like the "cute touch of the figures" of the Schleich and Bullyland.
Yes, a few of the Papo figures are not quite up to par(as mentioned the lynx, zebras, chimps, roaring lion and tigress). However, if you look at how dromedary camels chewing their food(facial expression), the Papo version is a fine representative. If you really don't like them, position them from the left side, and you don't see the "smiling/chewing mouth" as much. As far as the jaguar, which to me is more representative of a smaller female, is a nice figure, but yes, it could have a slightly bigger jaw(Since Jags are the "American Pit Bull Terrier's" of the big cat world(with those strong jaws).
I strongly disagree with you that the Mojo lion is better than the Papo King of the Jungle lion!
As far as Papo having a long way to go, well their lioness figure is better than any Schleich figure ever produced!
I realize there are many styles of figures, but I'll stick with Papo and Safari ltd. and you can enjoy your cute Schleich, Bullyland, Mojo or what ever your heart desires!
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:56 am

I'll surely enjoy all the nice figures without thinking in brands! ...and even I'm not a big enthusiast of cute figures how can you have a realistic deer fawn if it is not cute??? And it is much better to find what is really nice in different brands than look at at an excelent figure and rejecting it because of the tag. If the Schleich jaguar pleases me more than the Papo why I have to choose the Papo??? Because it is Papo??? Or the same for zebras?? If I'm seeing that the average quality of Mojo is already very nice, why not to accept it???
I understand you, it looks Schleich studied better what is a kudu than Papo and I feel proud with the Papo kudu in my hands and the Schleich is only a nice figure but this is a personal felling and not a reasonable opinion!
Well, I'll continue thinking in you and I hope your Paponess is not privating you from some nice figures. :)
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:06 pm

Roger wrote:

.....how can you have a realistic deer fawn if it is not cute???

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:21 pm

Cute or not cute ? I agree with you Roger of course. Everybody here knows I don't like the chubby and cute touch too, but the Mojö lion is not cute, even less cute than the Papo one and the Papo dromedary is not a chewing dromedary... It is a toon... A very bad toon Shocked
The Papo giraffe calf is very cute, even cutest than the Schleich one.
What I love in Papo is the strong personnality of the models, some are the best of the market IMHO, the new yak and Bactrian camel for example, some are piece of cake like the dromedary and I wish it disappeared soon from the catalogue.

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:31 pm

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:54 pm

Everyone has its own opinion and how they see each of the figures. As Roger says if someone sees the Mojo lion as a better option than the Papo or the Safari or the Schleich one it is because they like it. No one will have the same opinion from a figure than any other person and that does not mean that the figure is bad or best it is just our own opinion.

For me, this male lion is a beauty and one of the best I have, the wolves are the best of the best among all brands I know and many other animals in my opinion are superior, but as I mention this in my opinion and what I like.

Everyone knows Balti will disagree with me but that wont make me change my mind and say that MOJO is not good and that Safari and Papo are the best. Each brand has its own jewels and for me those are the ones I buy and will bought.

Mojo is a great brand even they are just starting, this is its first production and in general terms the quality of the figures are very good and I am sure they will improve it in the next runs. Keep this great quality MOJO and you will be number one in the market very soon

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:31 pm

Everybody has their own likes and dislikes, so will leave it at that.
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:53 pm

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Everybody has their own likes and dislikes, so will leave it at that.

Nothing to say against it! But I'm sure you will dislike 2012 Mojo figures before seeing it. Am I right??? Laughing
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:03 pm

You are correct. As I said, everyone has a certain style they like. Mine happens to be Papo and Safari ltd..
To each his own.
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:05 pm

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You are correct. As I said, everyone has a certain style they like. Mine happens to be Papo and Safari ltd..
To each his own.

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:57 pm

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You are correct. As I said, everyone has a certain style they like. Mine happens to be Papo and Safari ltd..
To each his own.

...Well, good discussion... That,s my priorities: Wink
1) Papo
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4) CollectA
5) Mojo
6) Bullyland (the birds and insects more better)
7) another................

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:54 pm

Thanks for these pics Allejandro! Very Happy
I specially like the Smilodon and the mammoths, the dino's do nothing to me anyway... Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:11 pm

I was not enough in these treads as i see now...
The figurines that Mojo produces nowerdays really surprise me in a very positive way i must admitt! cheers
But not all are quit as good as some other brands, but some are outstanding as well! Very Happy
These wolves are really very good, specially the painting job on them!
The male lion is better than the Papo one in my eyes to.
Specially the stalking position is very good, as he stalkes a prey, or another tribe male or even the cubs of a tribe he wants to take over, very good.
The few hairs on his forehead didn't have to be there IMHO... Laughing
I think, Mojo is on the right track, and i can't wait to see all of their new models! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:16 pm

Thanks again Allejandro! Very Happy
From the cow breeds, the bulls are the best, the tigers are reasonable... Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:21 pm

And more nice pics of the new Mojo models! cheers
The stag has strange legs though..., and is it ment to be a white-tail or a red deer, as for the other 2 the same.
The ram of both sheep breeds are very nice indeed! :)
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:37 pm

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And more nice pics of the new Mojo models! cheers
The stag has strange legs though..., and is it ment to be a white-tail or a red deer, as for the other 2 the same.
The ram of both sheep breeds are very nice indeed! :)

I agree and share your feelings! :reindeer:
When I received the catalogue I thought it was red deer but the catalogue says white tailed deer. Unfortunately the stag is not one of my favourites from Mojo and that's a shame since I decided to buy some deers for my collection and I really don't like many in the market.
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:39 pm

Rogerio and Mihnea:
I can completely understand why you are reacting this way(both), but like people said here, Mojo is new on the market, and even the older brands still make big mistakes in modelling and painting, and for the time mojo is producing, they are not doing bad at all as far as i saw the model-lines.

I think really nobody on the world, not even the most known paleontologists can say which colour most of the dino's and their ancestors had! Shocked
There are just not enough examples and fossiles that came with patches of skin, and even then, is is hard to say after so many millions of years.
Because of the modern science, and what they know today, they can say how probably the outher contours did look, because they have the sceletons, and comparing them with modern animals, speak reptiles... Rolling Eyes
So as long as was nobody there in that particular time, with a time-machine or so, it all will be a big guess, even when some people won't never admitt that! Wink

But ok ,lets give Mojo a big chance, as Schleich is the oldest manufacturer of the modern animal lines, and by far not the best in many many cases!
The fact, that a very new brands like Mojo, and somewhat older Papo, can even reach to the crown, or even have it, must let the designers and marketing people of Schleich think a little bit more about their marketing and sculptering! Cool


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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:46 pm

Only a friendly discussion! Very Happy Very Happy I am a fan of Mihnea! Half my age and with a much superior knowledge about dinos than me! cheers
I was not trying to explain anything about prehistoric figures! Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:47 pm

Great pics and figurines Allejandro, thanks!
I like the adult zebra, but ok, but they belong to my favourite animals, and it remembers me of some other models.
The tiger is ok, but he could be better, but at least he is better than the white ones, because this colouration does let them look better. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:59 pm

Another very big group of new and sometimes great figurines, thanks Allejandro!

The African elephant seems to be a hard model to make really good, and in the right proportions as Christophe mentioned already...
The panter and leopard look quit good, but the way the spots are painted is definatly not good! Laughing
Like Mihnea said somewhere else in these treads about Mojo, many almost exact copies of Schleich for example, which will happen anyway...
For me the best are the beaver, skunk and mute swan in this group, the hyena is not bad either, although he needs to fill up a little... Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:07 am

I know, i know Rogerio, and Mihnea is the future in our collecting world, with probably much more knowledge then some of us in certain fields indeed!

But I wanted to explain that really nobody can say how a dino must look in colouration(besides a few cases...), not even the biggest scientists! farao
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:09 am

I think, many deers stand or die by the way how the antlers are made...
And as we know, there are savety regulations for children... Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:48 am

WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
I know, i know Rogerio, and Mihnea is the future in our collecting world, with probably much more knowledge then some of us in certain fields indeed!

But I wanted to explain that really nobody can say how a dino must look in colouration(besides a few cases...), not even the biggest scientists! farao

Of course Willy! farao
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:54 am

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I think, many deers stand or die by the way how the antlers are made...
And as we know, there are savety regulations for children... Rolling Eyes

Yah! That is the reason why they have strong legs! Laughing :reindeer:
Anyway I think the antlers layout is atypic, it happens but in doubt it is better to make in the usual way... scratch :reindeer:
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:01 am

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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:03 am

Yeah, or something like that, haha. geek
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:50 am

Sergey, I only need numbers 1 and 2 from your list!
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:56 am

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Sergey, I only need numbers 1 and 2 from your list!


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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:48 pm

The CEO's of Papo and Safari can thank ME for their vacation to Hawaii, since I'm helping fund it...
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:30 pm

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The CEO's of Papo and Safari can thank ME for their vacation to Hawaii, since I'm helping fund it...

You are a good person Laughing cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:25 am

When that is really true, they should thank you indeed! cheers
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:20 am

Yes, I think in between sipping mai tai's on a dreamy Oahu sandy beach, they should say thanks to a good customer like me : )
Maybe the others(Schleich, Mojo, and CollectA CEO's) can watch a video on youtube of a tropical beach and wish I had helped pay for their vacations...
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:40 am

Polar bears have now been added to my never ending list Very Happy
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:17 pm

As long as they put out quality animal figures, I will continue making the owners of Papo and Schleich rich!
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:22 am

I am funding all of those people and much more brands since i was 6 years old, and that is almost 43 years ago, how many vacations are that? Rolling Eyes Laughing geek
And i didn't have an orderly vacation since 1999, can i have some percentages please? cheers
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:50 am

OOPS, I meant Papo and Safari(Not Schleich)!
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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:26 pm

baltimore zoo wrote:
So first of all I don't like the "cute touch of the figures" of the Schleich and Bullyland.
Yes, a few of the Papo figures are not quite up to par(as mentioned the lynx, zebras, chimps, roaring lion and tigress). However, if you look at how dromedary camels chewing their food(facial expression), the Papo version is a fine representative. If you really don't like them, position them from the left side, and you don't see the "smiling/chewing mouth" as much. As far as the jaguar, which to me is more representative of a smaller female, is a nice figure, but yes, it could have a slightly bigger jaw(Since Jags are the "American Pit Bull Terrier's" of the big cat world(with those strong jaws).
I strongly disagree with you that the Mojo lion is better than the Papo King of the Jungle lion!
As far as Papo having a long way to go, well their lioness figure is better than any Schleich figure ever produced!
I realize there are many styles of figures, but I'll stick with Papo and Safari ltd. and you can enjoy your cute Schleich, Bullyland, Mojo or what ever your heart desires!






I have to agree with Roger on the Jaguar. The Papo Jaguar is very wrong in a few areas. It's head is way to small and incorrectly shaped, especially the jaw area.  It's tail is way to long for a Jaguar.  It does not have the overall stocky, barrel body look that Jaguars have.  The Schleich Jaguar is much, much more accurate than the Papo figurine of this cat.


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PostSubject: Re: MOJO in Peru   Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:14 am

Y las vacas?
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