This is a metal gear Gekko from the game Metal Gear
Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. I built it using only the
trailers that were released for the release of the
game on June 12th 2008. I really wanted to make
sure that it could stand, because what's the point of
a bipedal vehicle if it can't stand? I know the joints
have red in them, which kind of throws off the color
scheme, but think of it this way. If it's leg gets cut of
by Raiden, it has a blood wound just like in the
Although there should be three toes in the front, I
think it looks fine and supports the whole thing
Take note of the guns on this thing. There are
several variations of what's on top, but I chose the
heavy armed one with a variety of weaponry.
I love the way that camera on top turned out, even
though I had to cut up a lever. Good thing I have a
million of them! Also check out those missiles on the
The legs conceal a blade that can extend, as shown
in one of the first trailers.
here is it in the upper position.
and this is the head in the middle position.
Yes it can stand in the walking mode with the hip
It looks better from above when in that position.
It can even extend its leg to kick! (pay not mind to the
seemingly unnoticeable supports)
The Gekko wants YOU!
OH NO! It flipped! Here you can see the range of
movement of the legs.