DAMTOYS 78045 SEAL Team 5 VBSS Team Leader

PARTLIST:

HEADSCULPTURE
DAM ACTION BODY
HAND PALMS FOR GLOVES
NOMEX GLOVES
SEAL CUSTOM FLIGHT DECK HELMET WITH RADIO HEADSET
SUN WIND DUST GOGGLES
NOMEX FACE MASK
CWU-27/P NOMEX FLIGHT SUIT
FLAG PATCH
LPU-21/P LIFE PRESERVER
SIT HARNESS
TP1E BODY ARMOR
ABA TACTICAL VEST
ABA TRIPLE MP5 MAG POUCH WITH WUCKLE X2
ABA GP POUCH x2
ABA BACK PACK
ABA DROP LEG HOLSTER
ABA DOUBLE PISTOL MAG POUCH
DROP LEG TRIPLE MP5 POUCH
MASKBAG
M17A1 GAS MASK
LC2 BELT
CUSTOM LC2 AMMO POUCH
LC2 1 QUART CANTEEN POUCH CUSTOM WITH SDU-5/E STROBE LIGHT POUCH
LC2 FIST AID POUCH
M9 BAYONET
MK13MOD0 SIGNAL
LIGHT STICK
GSG9 BOOTS
RAPPELLING GLOVES
CARABINER x2
AN/PVS-5 NIGHT VISION GOGGLES
MX 300-R RADIO
MP5N SMG WITH FLASH LIGHT(NAVY FLASH HIDER)
MP5 MAG x3
MP5 3 POINT SLING
M1911A1 PISTOL
PISTOL MAG x2
RESTRAINTS PLASTIC CUFFS x4





































I’d like to pick up some of the NODs, I’ve been harboring a Central American-related bash for a few years, and the AN/PVS-5s would fit for a lot of period figures.

They look incredible on these pictures. They are doing a good job on their History series.

This one goes for USD 215 or more on ebay. DAM is crossing a line here for me. It’s disgusting.
In comparison the SS101 is “only” 190, but offers a much better package imo.
Good I don’t care a lot for the most future DAM releases.
Both prices incl. shipping.

I forgot to add, that DAM already raised the high expo figure price from USD 300 to 350 lately with their 78049.
When checking on ebay for the SS108 and 78057 I can also see a big gap. What’s happening to DAM?

This may be over-simplifying things, but they’ve stepped in where others have fallen down, or away. This stuff is pretty amazing, but without strong competition, they can name their price. After that, it’s a matter of will we (collectively) buy it.
There’s been a lot of change of late, and I’ve rolled with that thru the years, but pricing has reached the tipping point, for me.

I always thought that Soldier Story is strong enough and ES might also bring sth to the table, however, Adam told me some time ago, that after
SS had the production stop, people started preferring DAM or sth similar. Can’t remember properly.
Also on OSW they always stated that the DAM Germans e.g. are much better than the SS Germans.
Looks really like they’re having kind of a monopoly or rather the top position.

I totally understand. It’s bad for collectors and hence for the shops. There are jobs tight to this as well.

What companies would that be?

I’m thinking mainly of Soldier Story, which they used to fight to compete with. Of course, considering these particular figures, I cannot bypass mentioning HotToys. They decided where they would focus to make money, and that doesn’t really include military subjects.

Iron Man is dead, long live Orcs and Dinos.