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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #210 on: August 30, 2006, 05:42 PM »
25 for me, I forgot 2...

I got one with 2 right hands that I forgot I had in my customizing bin, and the one on display with my Impy's is still there too...  2 more on the way from a friend locally too.  :)  I loves me some Imperial Field Stormtroopers (Sandtroopers don't exist dammit).

Yeah, I always kind of thought they were general purpose field stormtroopers too. Sure, they may have had some sort of AC unit for their armor in the case of being on Tattoine, but I never thought that was just a "desert only" uniform for them. Episode 3 kind of lends credence to that theory, in my opinion.

I wish some of the stormies on Endor had the pauldron as well, but oh well...
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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #211 on: August 31, 2006, 02:17 AM »
The cooling units I figure are in the pack...  the packs are so clearly modular and visually give the impression of being dismantled and fitted with other modules for other terrain.  Like de-humidifying module for jungle environments, maybe a small shielding module for hazardous environments, etc...  The pack is the key I think there.

The reasons I think we see no pauldrons on Endor are that they're not in a "public" setting so they're not considered needed, and that perhaps the environment just doesn't warrant the need to see a clear designation of officers, non-coms, troops, specialists, etc... 

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #212 on: August 31, 2006, 11:41 AM »
The cooling units I figure are in the pack...  the packs are so clearly modular and visually give the impression of being dismantled and fitted with other modules for other terrain.  Like de-humidifying module for jungle environments, maybe a small shielding module for hazardous environments, etc...  The pack is the key I think there.

The reasons I think we see no pauldrons on Endor are that they're not in a "public" setting so they're not considered needed, and that perhaps the environment just doesn't warrant the need to see a clear designation of officers, non-coms, troops, specialists, etc... 

I could talk this nerdstuff all day. :)

They could even be fitted with a rebreather like the ANH spacetrooper's backpack. I'd still really like to see that figure made.

I guess the deal with the Endor troops could be that they weren't really troops out on a mission, they were just troops on guard duty with uniformed officers commanding them. I guess that would eliminate the need for distinguishing pauldrons.

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #213 on: September 1, 2006, 10:46 AM »
Received two more in trade bringing me to 30. I'm not converting the latest 2. With my Saga, POTJ and Evo Sandtroopers I was at 54 total which is one and a half companies. Might go for two full companies now so in addition to the 2 I just got, I'd need 16 more. We'll see how long the trading can go.
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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #214 on: September 1, 2006, 12:52 PM »
Received two more in trade bringing me to 30. I'm not converting the latest 2. With my Saga, POTJ and Evo Sandtroopers I was at 54 total which is one and a half companies. Might go for two full companies now so in addition to the 2 I just got, I'd need 16 more. We'll see how long the trading can go.

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #215 on: September 13, 2006, 01:17 AM »
Someone picked up 4 from a brand new stocking at a WM nearby.  Currently all my Sandies (SA and Evolutions) are chilling in a quickly slapped together diorama of a destroyed building they're using as a CP.  Gotta love this figure, but the time I spend displaying them was a while to get them in just the right poses....  Till the cat decides to rain terror down upon them.
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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #216 on: October 12, 2006, 09:40 PM »
I found one in Wal-Mart today! 

I have four set aside for Paul (Paul, if you're reading this we should meet up sometime so I can give you these!) - so this brings me back to 11.

Looking for one more.

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #217 on: October 13, 2006, 02:16 PM »
Yay ME!!!!

That will put me at 26..meaning I either need to get 10 more or get rid of 2....I think I'm going to get a few more.....

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #218 on: October 14, 2006, 12:25 AM »
Cool - I'll give you a call sometime next week and we'll see if there are any lunch hours that work out.

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #219 on: October 14, 2006, 01:19 AM »
I'm up to 32 I believe. I was originally going to try and stop at 24 but I don't see myself stopping any time soon. I think I may try for two full platoons worth of troops.
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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #220 on: October 14, 2006, 01:59 AM »
Here's the desert troops...



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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #221 on: October 14, 2006, 10:14 AM »
i have one and its carded-i've seen four but i've passed for scorchs, codys, and jangos-cause im a completist. wish i could find more but my targets aint getting any more tsc's at least until; november @ the rate gb's are landing on the pegs in place of them...  :-[  :'(
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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #222 on: October 15, 2006, 03:20 PM »
I found one. I also had two Evolutions Sandtroopers. I don't have any VOTC or still even commtech/OTC Stormtroopers yet, so I'd removed one of my evolutions Sandtrooper's armor to make him a dirty normal Stormtrooper.

Now I've done that to my TSC Sandtrooper, and put his gear on one of the Evolutions Sandtroopers. I'm thinking about customizing/removing the dirty spots from the TSC Sandtrooper eventually- I have no desire to pay the $20+ one needs to get their hands on a real VOTC Stormtrooper these days. I think I'm going to, long-term, have that guy for my SA stormtrooper, keep the two evolutions stormtroopers as I have them now, and try to get some Commtechs/possibly a POTJ sandtrooper. I have a handful of POTF2s for "dummy" stormtroopers already, and one POTF2 Sandtrooper.

I don't army-build, I militia-build :)

Also, "tacky stuff" is wonderful for keeping the thing attached to the back of his belt in such a way that it doesn't tend to fall out so much, but is still completely removeable. Tacky stuff has been one of my best friends in this hobby...

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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #223 on: October 16, 2006, 03:18 PM »
I have about six of those Sandtrooper guys. They look so nifty en masse...
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Re: How many SAGA2 Sandtroopers do you have?
« Reply #224 on: October 17, 2006, 10:49 AM »
Are these things shipping again?  I found another one today at Target.

Second this week.