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« Reply #90 on: February 2, 2007, 04:46 PM »
So for the army builders out there, how many are you getting. 

For the ROTS clones, I keep each style down to a squad of nine, so with Gree as a leader, I'm picking up 8 of these for ROTS.

That said, because of the inaccuracy, I'm leaning toward picking up an additional squad of nine for my Special Teams Imperial Platoon.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #91 on: February 3, 2007, 02:18 AM »
He's pretty neat looking in person, I must admit...  I'm still torn on buying more but I might do as you are Anton, and get some for ROTS and some for an OT specialist unit too...  Nifty figure.  I still want an accurate one, and an accurate Gree.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #92 on: February 3, 2007, 08:48 AM »
I scored one of these with the final 5 this morning, and I like it too. I'm just afraid it is a lead in to more specially painted OT troops- oh wait, there is a black stormtrooper looking at me from my shelf.

But it is a neat looking figure.

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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #93 on: February 3, 2007, 11:16 AM »
I scored one of these with the final 5 this morning, and I like it too. I'm just afraid it is a lead in to more specially painted OT troops- oh wait, there is a black stormtrooper looking at me from my shelf.

But it is a neat looking figure.

i like the black stormy, and it did appear in the comics.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #94 on: February 7, 2007, 12:19 PM »
The more I look at this guy the more I like him.  That being said though, why not release him as some sort of Imperial special ops instead of a BARC 41st elite or whatever you want to call him?  Looking at him I feel really lucky that Hasbro just didn't repaint a snowtrooper in Redish maroon and grey and try to pass him off as a Galactic Marine.  ::)
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #95 on: February 7, 2007, 05:36 PM »
When my son places it next to Gree and the ATRT Driver the 'Elite trooper' doesn't seem to fit in IMO. :-\

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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #96 on: February 9, 2007, 09:25 AM »
I finally found one the other day.  For me he looks a bit to "bright" colored.  The visor paint seems "bright" as well to me.  I still like it quite a bit.  I would like to buy a few more.  For some reason these scouts look bulkier than the OT versions...in the films I mean.  This figure seems to be "skinnier" than in ROTS.  Then again it is an OT sculpt I guess. 

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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #97 on: February 9, 2007, 09:32 AM »
Funny you would say that Broem, since the characters are CG, you would think that Hasbro could get the same color palette used for the model.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #98 on: February 19, 2007, 09:28 PM »
It's by no means perfect but a very cool figure nevertheless.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #99 on: February 23, 2007, 07:43 AM »
I found a couple of these at 5.00 at a Wally, so I nabbed them. They are good enough for that price anyway.

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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #100 on: February 24, 2007, 01:12 AM »
Hell almost any figure is good for that price. :)  One of the only things that kept me from being a routinely glowing reviewer in 2006 was $7+ figures all year.  Figures like Derlin, and others that are just "lacking" in much of anything positive are a lot more appealing at $5 than $7.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #101 on: February 24, 2007, 11:39 AM »
I'm really glad (well, sort of) I was too poor to buy most figures in 2006, because I've been able to clean them up here in the last few months for half off or less.  The K-Mart sale at Thanksgiving and the TRU BOGO as well as some lucky ebay auctions really helped me out.  I just couldn't cut $7 a fig on ones like Jesse said, Derlin, or Gargra, etc.  I should also say the fact that Hasbro kept most of the line in circulation - to this point - also really helped.

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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #102 on: February 24, 2007, 06:06 PM »
I got three Elite Corps Clones today, bringing my total up to five. I like it when Hasbro takes an excellent figure, repaints it, and makes it better. The only thing that disappointed me was the lack of a rifle, but I'll fix that one day.

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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #103 on: February 24, 2007, 06:41 PM »
I'm up to 6 of these.  Not sure how much more I'm going to army build with this trooper though.  That might have more to do with just how scarce it's been at retail, though.

But I've definitely started to notice the stark differences in the Kashyyyk Trooper's uni and the Biker Scout that was repainted for this figure.  At first I thought that the helmet was the biggest difference.  But it also turns out that the boots are radically different as well.  In fact, the 41st Elite Trooper has the same boots as the Galactic Marine.  The other differences in the uni are negligible, but those really stand out.  Hopefully there is enough talk about this on the various message boards that Hasbro will take notice and make a proper 41st Elite Trooper in the next year or two.  Certainly there is a market for it as this version is selling well even as some of the other Clone Troopers have started to pegwarm a bit.
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Re: Saga-065 Elite Corps Clone Trooper (aka BARC)
« Reply #104 on: February 26, 2007, 09:44 AM »
But I've definitely started to notice the stark differences in the Kashyyyk Trooper's uni and the Biker Scout that was repainted for this figure.  At first I thought that the helmet was the biggest difference.  But it also turns out that the boots are radically different as well.  In fact, the 41st Elite Trooper has the same boots as the Galactic Marine.  The other differences in the uni are negligible, but those really stand out.  Hopefully there is enough talk about this on the various message boards that Hasbro will take notice and make a proper 41st Elite Trooper in the next year or two. 

Yeah, though I know that there are a lot more differences beyond the helmet, I try not to learn about them, otherwise I just become more and more disappointed. :-X
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