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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #120 on: August 7, 2003, 12:57 AM »
I think that just about anything with Clonies or Stormies would sell like hotcakes.  

How about a Rebel Alliance pilot 3-pk:

- X-Wing pilot
- Snowspeeder pilot
- B-Wing pilot

Hell yeah, I'd buy a ton of those...

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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #121 on: August 11, 2003, 02:34 PM »
I found another Clonetrooper set the other day, this one with the blue Clone... but the paint job was ridiculous.  It looked all smudged like someone applied the blue paint with a crayon.  Are they all like this, or was this just an isolated case?  Anyone know?

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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #122 on: August 15, 2003, 12:09 AM »
Well, now I can add the green Clone to the mix after finding one today, and I must say that this one has a nearly perfect paint job.  Awesome work Hasbro.  I think these do suffice, and hope they continue to keep these in production for a while.  We all need as many of these as our budgets will allow. :)

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Clone Trooper 3 Pack Green Variant!!
« Reply #123 on: August 17, 2003, 04:22 PM »
Anyone seen the green variant in the 3 packs?  They are cool as hell and we scored some at TRU today!!!  I am sure that Dustrho will post pics of them sooner or later.
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Clone Trooper 3 Pack Green Variant!!
« Reply #124 on: August 17, 2003, 04:31 PM »
Just picked up the Clone Trooper 3-Pack with the green variant.  I also noticed while standing in the checkout lane at TRU that there's no trooper that lays down.  In it's place is a totally new sculpt and he has binoculars!  It's awesome!  Here are some pictures of it...





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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #125 on: August 17, 2003, 04:34 PM »
Cool pics Chris!  Do the binoculars come out of that Clone Trooper's hand?  I know the weapons are sculpted in place, and I was wondering if they did the same thing with the electrobinoculars.
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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #126 on: August 17, 2003, 04:39 PM »
The binoculars DO come out of his hand.  They're held in place by the same wire twist-ties that hold the figures in their bubble.  But, I don't think the binocs would stay in his hand very well, so I just hid the twist-tie stuff nicely behind his arm.
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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #127 on: August 17, 2003, 04:45 PM »
Very nice pictures Chris!  8)  Nice find!  

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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #128 on: August 17, 2003, 04:51 PM »
Very nice pictures Chris!  8)  Nice find!  

Thanks for the compliments on the pictures!
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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #129 on: August 17, 2003, 05:10 PM »
One more question...is there any wrist articulation for the Clone Trooper with the binoculars?
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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #130 on: August 17, 2003, 05:24 PM »
One more question...is there any wrist articulation for the Clone Trooper with the binoculars?

Unfortunately there isn't any wrist articulation.  There is articulation though in the elbow, so that's a decent alternative.  I'm very happy with this new sculpt, and the paint job on the green Clone Trooper is incredibly well done.  Kudos go to Hasbro (did I really just say that?).
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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #131 on: August 17, 2003, 05:46 PM »
I don't think I chimed in here, but I am going to now.

I first saw the all white pack of Clone Troopers 3 days ago at Meijer. I was very unhappy with the lack of articulation. These, IMO, look like glorified happy-meal toys. The static poses really turn me off, don't like these sets at all and I will not be picking these up for loose display.

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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #132 on: August 17, 2003, 05:50 PM »
Chris, they're made that way to save money and have 3 figures for $11 instead of 3 figures for $15.  They look AWESOME setup in my diorama, and I couldn't be happier with them.  I don't play with this, and because they're in the "action" pose there's really not much posing you can do with the figures.  I absolutely LOVE how the guns are molded to their hands... that's nice because they won't ever fall out of their hands.  I have no complaints at all about these figures.
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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #133 on: August 17, 2003, 05:55 PM »
Perhaps it is just me, but I would rather pay $15 for nicer looking items. If you do not like their pre-poses, you are SOL. I do not like molded joints or guns, so these are not for me.

Hasbro should start distributing these to McDonalds...

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Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« Reply #134 on: August 17, 2003, 11:11 PM »
Try turning the left wrist of that Clone with the binoculars again DUSTRHO, it is articulated, and is great when you remove the binoculars, because he can hold his rifle with both hands.

I really like these sets, maybe those that are opposed to them will leave more on the pegs for us 3-pk fans, but from the looks of things, the majority of fans are very pleased with these because they sure do sell quick! ;)

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