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Offline Nooker21

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Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« on: May 26, 2006, 01:50 PM »
Looking at the Greedo vest, I think my only complaint about it is the fact that it's too long and shouldn't go over the belt.  I'm wondering if anyone has been brave enough to cut one down to the proper length.  I'm afraid to do it and unravel the whole thing, but it seems like an easy fix as long as you can cut it straight....so does anyone out there have enough extras that they're willing to experiment on them?

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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2006, 04:37 PM »
I do not have extras but once they go on clearance I'll pick up a few and let you know how it turns out.
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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2006, 08:02 PM »
Nooker, do you have any of the previous Greedo figures?  There are three other ones that came with removable vests (all the same sculpt of the POTF2 Commtech one) that you could just put on it instead.  And in this case plastic looks better than the cloth one.

Put on one of those older vests and here's what your VSTC Greedo will look like -



Also for trimming down and other ideas, maybe check out the customizing section here.   :)

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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2006, 12:47 AM »
I think a simple cut across the bottom with a good pair of scissors would shorten it if you wanted...  The fabric isn't a woven one if I'm not mistaken (I'm no seamstress to know too well but I think I'm right) and it should just hold its shape.  The stitching at the seams is what I'd be concerned about unraveling but it could be ok.
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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2006, 01:16 AM »
I have 2 opened of this dude.
My second one I put the yellow vest from POTF Luke ceromony figure. He looks nice and lemony.

Actually he does look cool with it.......
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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2006, 04:35 AM »
Yeah, Chewie, I put the plastic vest on him, but since I only have the commtech Greedo, that particular version doesn't seem orange enough.  I was just curious as to how it might turn out...

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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2006, 04:55 AM »
I have 2 opened of this dude.
My second one I put the yellow vest from POTF Luke ceromony figure. He looks nice and lemony.


Mmm lemony.  I wonder if Rodian tastes like seafood.

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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2006, 11:02 AM »
Based on EU lore didnt Wuhr use Greedo's body as a new drink?
So he may just be lemony indeed.....
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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2006, 02:53 PM »
Based on EU lore didnt Wuhr use Greedo's body as a new drink?
So he may just be lemony indeed.....

 :o I never knew that. But yea plastic vests look cool on the VTSC Greedo.
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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2006, 03:52 PM »
Based on EU lore didnt Wuhr use Greedo's body as a new drink?
So he may just be lemony indeed.....

Yeah, it's explained in the book Tales From The Mos Eisley Cantina.

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Re: Cutting down VTSC Greedo's vest?
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2006, 01:31 AM »
I don't know why I didn't think of this earlier, but I actually improved the vest without harming it at all.  I just folded it, and boy, what a difference.  Looks much better, and bulks the vest up a bit more to make it more authentic to the film.  Plus, if you really wanted to, you could glue the fold with Fabritac and you'd be set...