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Warped and Manufacturing Error Figures Update

Two new figures to add to the Warped Figure archive thanks to Al.

UPDATE: One of the figures also belongs in the Manufacturing Error Figures Archive.

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Future Strength Figures

Future Strength figures have largely been referred to as counterfeit or bootleg M.U.S.C.L.E. figures by most M.U.S.C.L.E. collectors. In reality, Future Strength figures are a unique type of “counterfeit” figure – they are Masquerading MUSCLE’s.

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Art 200 – Halfbad Toyz: Yama-Bito 10-Pack

A spotlight on one of the most unique custom M.U.S.C.L.E. projects ever. The “Custom M.U.S.C.L.E Yama-Bito Keshi” 10-pack was created by Halfbad Toyz.

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The 233 Counterfeit Collection

This is the official archive for The University of M.U.S.C.L.E. as it attempts to document a full 233 counterfeit M.U.S.C.L.E. figure collection through the submission of collectors’ pictures. The collection is part of Art 100.

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The 28-Pack

The 28-pack write-up has been long delayed because of the desire to add individual pictures of each 28-pack figure. Additionally, there are a few 28-pack pictures that also need to be taken. Instead of withholding the entire topic it seemed better to make the current information available; adding pictures and various improvements over time.

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The M.U.S.C.L.E. “Warp”

The vast majority of collectors have come across figures with small problems – normally some type of warping: an oddly positioned foot, arms or legs too far apart or too close together, a small dent in the figure, or a pose that simply does not match identical sculpts. This warping could be called, “The M.U.S.C.L.E. Warp.”

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Manufacturing Error Figures

M.U.S.C.L.E. figures were created using an injection molding process. This process reduces cost, increases efficiency, and produces an outstanding final product. However, it is impossible to have a 100% perfect production process. Errors and slight abnormalities will occasionally arise.

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