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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:26 PM - Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #1

    This goes in conjunction with my review of Museum Replica's Sword of Storm Shadow.

    Both come in similar packaging. A bright outer sleeve with a picture of the sword on the front and the original cardback photo on the back with a description. For Snake Eyes, they used the 2nd version of Snakeyes from 1985 that came with Timber the wolf and his sword.



    Internal packaging is identical. The sword is secured in cardboard ends. The stand is secured in styrofoam. The blades are well oiled then covered with plastic. Did I mention, they are well oiled?...


    The swords themselves are black and white respectively. Snake Eyes' sword has a menacing look to it while Storm Shadow's is very simple.


    The handles are both cast metal with a gloss finish. The Sword of Snake Eyes features an Eagle on the handle while the Storm Shadow features 2 Cobras.


    The Tsuba on the SOSE features the cutout of eagle wings and a star...

    ...and on one side of the blade has a snake.


    Both swords are very nice and are VERY sharp. They don't have the wobble that the UC LOTR swords have. I can't wait to clear out some shelf space to display them.

    They retail for $195 each but I got BOTH for $184.

    Here are the Sword of Storm Shadow Pics.



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    Nov 21, 2008, 8:44 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #2

    Nice... But what's that sort of "grease" on the blade of Snake Eyes sword?
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    Nov 21, 2008, 10:43 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #3

    Very cool!
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    Nov 21, 2008, 10:56 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #4

    Ramiel said: View Post
    Nice... But what's that sort of "grease" on the blade of Snake Eyes sword?
    They both have them. It's just an oil that keeps the blade from rusting in storage I imagine. Sitting in the boxes gathering moisture could rust the blades. It wipes right off with a rag.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 11:41 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #5

    I believe the blade is carbon steel on these and they have to be oiled regularly to prevent rusting. You can use simple mineral or gun oil as well.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 11:50 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #6

    Pretty cool, but they don't have nay sheaths or scabbards.
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    Nov 22, 2008, 11:26 AM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #7

    CeSquared said: View Post
    They both have them. It's just an oil that keeps the blade from rusting in storage I imagine. Sitting in the boxes gathering moisture could rust the blades. It wipes right off with a rag.
    Ok, I thought so, but I wanna be sure... Interesting take on the swords of these iconic characters...
    And nice deal for that price!
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    Mar 2, 2012, 4:44 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #8

    Wish I could have gotten one of these swords.. Nice pieces too
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    Mar 3, 2012, 8:29 AM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #9

    You still can.

    Not only that... but they are marked down these days.

    Not only that... but you can get an additional $5 off your order this weekend.

    GI Joe


    EDIT: okay now that the picts are fixed I see I am talking about the wrong ones. I had forgotten they did that style.
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    Mar 3, 2012, 8:41 AM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #10

    And if those are still out of your price range, you can get these non-official versions:

    Black Snake Eyes Samurai Katana Full Tang Ninja Sword

    White Storm Ninja Sword Samurai Katana Cobra
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    Mar 3, 2012, 11:03 AM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #11

    Just fixed the pics.
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    Mar 4, 2012, 9:44 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #12

    I have the RoC swords.. I am looking to get my hands on the Snake Eyes sword that is in this thread. It is a beautiful piece. I have the Stormy one. But I was never able to get the SE. Very nice reviews of them too. I agree.. very sharp .. even the SS sword .. It's a very unique piece.
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    Mar 21, 2012, 5:49 PM - Re: Museum Replicas Sword of Snake Eyes #13

    Does anyone have ANY numbers on any of their Swords, Stands, or boxes and or certificates? Finally got one of these swords.. but no info on the blade or anything. A ton of spelling errors on my certificate too. I wonder if mine is the only one.

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