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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 Action Figure
« Reply #1 on: February 7, 2006, 06:08 PM »
And R4-P17!


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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 Action Figure
« Reply #2 on: February 7, 2006, 09:40 PM »
Also available at Robby.jp, though that's only for members.  I have mine preordered over there 8)
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 Action Figure
« Reply #3 on: February 7, 2006, 09:47 PM »
Also available at Robby.jp, though that's only for members.  I have mine preordered over there 8)

Ditto.  Two of each actually, so I'll have an extra of each of anyone's interested.

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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 Action Figure
« Reply #4 on: February 7, 2006, 09:51 PM »
Also available at Robby.jp, though that's only for members.  I have mine preordered over there 8)

Ditto.  Two of each actually, so I'll have an extra of each of anyone's interested.

Yep, I got mine ordered from RoBBy.jp too.  ;D

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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 Action Figure
« Reply #5 on: February 7, 2006, 10:00 PM »
Hopefully I have better luck with these ones.  My R2 died after 3 days - I'm assuming it's the batteries, but I haven't tried changing them yet.  :-\

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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #6 on: February 8, 2006, 01:35 AM »
And holy gazooka's!

I just happened to have a review posted recently for the Tomy RC R2-D2 "RC-D2"  !  Who'd have thunk it?  So if you're wanting some opinion and a kick ass little video of the R2-D2 in action (courtesy of our photo phantom, Jared), I would highly recommend ya read it...  :)

Those do look spiffy though and I have to say I've loved the R2-D2 since I got it.  I want to build an obstacle course for it like a Mos Eisley Streets maze, or a Death Star hallways obstacle course thing.  Yeah I'm a dip that way...  To me that'd be fun little extras with the figures.

Favorite move with R2 is to have him whip a donut till he tips over.  Don't know why but I laugh every time I do that...

And let me say the packaging on these is some of the best yet.  Love the little plastic boxes they come in.  $20's really pretty good for what you get with these and I'm a tightwad with the line.
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #7 on: February 8, 2006, 10:02 AM »
It it wasn't for the fact that these are slightly (and it is slightly) out of scale, I'd be all over them.
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #8 on: February 9, 2006, 02:00 AM »
And I thought I was picky about scale.  ;)
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #9 on: February 9, 2006, 10:46 AM »
It it wasn't for the fact that these are slightly (and it is slightly) out of scale, I'd be all over them.

i actually think scale - wise these are larger enough than the regular line for me to easily pass. i'm a 33/4" loose completest collector so i am actually thankful when i don't have to spend more money. this link shows a good comparison of the two different scales.

http://www.rebelscum.com/photo.asp?image=/ROTS/remoteR2D2comp.jpg&text=OTC-12%20R2-D2%20|%20Remote%20Control%20R2-D2%20|%20ROTS%20III-48%20R2-D2

EDIT: the link will not paste correctly. the middle droid is obviously the TOMY RC and not the OTC version.
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #10 on: February 9, 2006, 10:51 AM »
Actually I don't like that picture. 

By placing the RC droid in the middle and then angling the two regular R2's the perspective is altered.  Very similar to tricks used in the advertising industry to make other things appear larger relative to their competitors product.  I'm not suggesting RS tried to do that, I don't think they did.  But the unintentional placement changes the perspective.  Even the leg positioning is not consistent.  Look at the droid on the left in the picture, the angle of the legs is off from that of the RC droid giving a totally inaccurate height comparison. 
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #11 on: February 9, 2006, 10:55 AM »
Actually I don't like that picture. 

By placing the RC droid in the middle and then angling the two regular R2's the perspective is altered.  Very similar to tricks used in the advertising industry to make other things appear larger relative to their competitors product.  I'm not suggesting RS tried to do that, I don't think they did.  But the unintentional placement changes the perspective.  Even the leg positioning is not consistent.  Look at the droid on the left in the picture, the angle of the legs is off from that of the RC droid giving a totally inaccurate height comparison. 

yes, very good observation. hmmm..... now you are making me possibly re-think this a bit. dang you all to heck.  ;D

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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #12 on: February 9, 2006, 01:40 PM »
Here is a shot I just took…




Left to Right: EIII R2-D2 #48, EIII R4-P17 #64/68, & Tomy RC R2-D2

As you can see the tomy droid is slightly taller, because of the height added from the wheels and the length of the legs are about 1/8" longer than the standard Hasbro sculpts. Hope this helps "darkksith".



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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #13 on: February 9, 2006, 03:01 PM »
Now THAT picture I like.  Good representation and it saves me from having to dig out some droids to do the same thing.  Thanks. 8)
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Re: Exclusive Remote Control R2-Q5 & R4-P17 Action Figures
« Reply #14 on: February 10, 2006, 09:29 AM »
Bumpski: I added a side view to show difference in leg length
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