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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #150 on: February 10, 2007, 11:23 PM »



Man, I hope we get both heads - I love the hood down look, but I'd also grab an opener to display with the "hooded" head too.   ;D
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #151 on: February 11, 2007, 12:07 AM »
Yeah, let's hope Lucasfilm gives the thumbs up on including both heads!

And on another note, the Snowtrooper looks a hell of a lot better in the packaged pic because they've used a different material for the 'skirt' that isn't so fluffy.  Now they just need adjust the cut so it goes a little higher and it'll be perfect.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #152 on: February 11, 2007, 12:14 AM »
Yeah, and having the pouches on the outside of the skirt (like the carded one) helps a ton too... I can see myself buying quite a few of thee if they turn out like the carded one there.   :)
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #153 on: February 11, 2007, 12:17 AM »
I can see myself buying quite a few of thee if they turn out like the carded one there.   :)

No kidding!  I'm going to need a bigger shelf for my Hoth display.  :D

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #154 on: February 11, 2007, 12:21 AM »
I'm just getting them for the vintage style packaging.  :P

They look great, not sure if I will send in for the 7 coin offer by the looks of the sticker. Will see.   

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #155 on: February 11, 2007, 12:27 AM »
I really don't have any interest in the coin since I'm pretty much only buying OT figures and so obviously won't be a completist with the figures or their coins. 

As always though, the vintage cardbacks kick ass so I'll be buying a carded set (and many loose ones as well).
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #156 on: February 11, 2007, 12:51 AM »
All of these figures look pretty outstanding and yeah, the visible puches on the snowtrooper make a huge difference. I'm just continually amazed that Hasbro is going the extra mile for these figures.

(They better for $10.)
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #157 on: February 11, 2007, 12:55 AM »
If it can stand as neutrally as it is in the package - that'll be good enough for me.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #158 on: February 11, 2007, 01:19 AM »
I just want to say 'Thanks' to all the folks at JediDefender that took these awesome pics! They really do the figures justice.

I must say that I am blown away by most of the Vintage figs this year, especially Ig-88 and Bossk.....that Han Hoth is a work of art!
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #159 on: February 11, 2007, 02:07 AM »
IG has his knife people...  his knife...  I'm shocked.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #160 on: February 11, 2007, 03:03 AM »
I figured there would be some sort of alternate head or hood for Han, but it looks like they're going gonzo on it.  I hope they do go forward with it.  The only issue I have with the improved Snowtrooper in the carded sample is the cut should be a lot higher.  It just doesn't look right at all.  Other than that, it's fantastic.  Luke is even better.  IG-88 is the figure I expected the least from and got the most from, Bossk is Bossk, and Leia is sweet, but not $10 sweet.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #161 on: February 11, 2007, 12:31 PM »
Hasbro's rep (I believe it was DePriest) did tell our folks in the field that the Snowtrooper's skirt is NOT final, including the carded sample, and that they too were going to do a higher cut as you suggested Spuffy.  So don't fret yet...  Apparantly neither Snowie was the final look of the figure.

Of the vintage figs, he's the most disappointing to me unfortunately, due to the leg stance.  The positive there is that it's a very small gripe since I think it's a fixable issue...  And it doesn't look quite as bad on the card too which makes me hope it's really just the loose sample that looks so rough.

Removable helmet on the Snowtrooper, or no?  Thoughts?
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #162 on: February 11, 2007, 12:47 PM »
It would be awesome if Han came with both heads. Here's hoping.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #163 on: February 11, 2007, 01:13 PM »
Hasbro's rep (I believe it was DePriest) did tell our folks in the field that the Snowtrooper's skirt is NOT final, including the carded sample, and that they too were going to do a higher cut as you suggested Spuffy. 

Removable helmet on the Snowtrooper, or no?  Thoughts?

That's good to hear that they're going to work on the skirt piece.  That was really hanging me up, because he's my favorite trooper and you'd think he's not hard to mess up. 

That helmet absolutely comes off.   :)

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #164 on: February 11, 2007, 01:28 PM »


Removable helmet on the Snowtrooper, or no?  Thoughts?

Looking at the size of the helmet combined with the "space" (shadow) that's visible under the mask, I wouldn't be surprised.  Flip a coin though, the helmet could just be that big for ***** and giggles (and film accuracy).
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