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coolbreeze
02-25-2016, 09:26 PM
Were there any 3-Ups made or just 2-Ups? I haven't seen either size. Are there any listed on the Yo Joe site?

ucsf
03-02-2016, 05:02 PM
On Joecustoms, there is a thread, where Gyre-Viper mentioned and showed a 3 or 4-up Blanka head. But he was also unsure, which size it was.

link>> (http://www.joecustoms.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=38248)

TOPSON
05-09-2016, 08:30 PM
So, as far as I know, there are no 3-ups. The reason for 2-up and 4-ups was to allow the sculptor to sculpt the details on the figure. Then that 2-up would go into a pantagraph machine which would create a copy of the sculptor at half the size, which was 3 3/4 inches.

Sometimes when something fragile or highly detailed was needed, then Hasbro would create a 4-up.

YoJoe does have images of 2-ups in the collectables section under preproduction.

I have attached a picture of the version 2 Muskrat with a non-production color testshot of the figure for scale.

I hope that helps.