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Nike Goon Build, Part 6, Same Kit Differences

The two Nike Goons under construction were made from two different Baby Bertha kits. Both had the same face card but they were obviously from two different runs. At first the nose cones looked the same. The cone on the left had very little molding seam, if any. The cone on the right had seam marks, highlighted with a pencil. The shoulder bases were different. The cone on the right had a sharper taper and a smaller hole on the bottom. When slid into the body tubes, one had a tighter fit. The ... [Read More]