Saving Private Ryan

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This isn't a real review - if you'd like to see my review of the G.I. Joe Normandy Ranger I used for this, click here...Instead, I wanted folks to see this very cool head sculpt, placed on the body that was originally scheduled to be the Saving Private Ryan Joe.

If you'd like to pick up one of these heads yourself, you can check with Sam Gordich - last I knew he still had a few left but they were going fast.  The Normady Ranger Joe is available at the website.

If you'd like to read a story inspired by this head swap, just check out Plastic Dreams.  Let me know what you think!

Be patient - it might take a minute to get all these photos loaded.  The last one shows the set up I used to display the figure - the display case was reviewed earlier, and I included a small poster from the dvd package.

I also plan on upgrading this helmet to the much more realistic 2nd Ranger Captain helmet.  Customizer John Ivory does a very nice one - his link is

From the collection of Michael Crawford

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