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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #105 on: January 2, 2009, 11:30 AM »
Opened this travesty up yesterday. I'm really disappointed because the head sockets are small and don't fit on Stormtroopers.  :'(
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #106 on: January 2, 2009, 02:43 PM »
Opened this travesty up yesterday. I'm really disappointed because the head sockets are small and don't fit on Stormtroopers.  :'(


What about the comic pack Kir & Jax...never tryed?

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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #107 on: January 3, 2009, 11:11 AM »
No, but then again, I like those figures overall. I also need four heads for my four stormie lieutenants which I would prefer to be unique. Will probably use the Joker squad set heads. 
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #108 on: January 4, 2009, 04:32 PM »
I've been thinking about going to a comic shop to check out this set.  But it's been fairly low on my priority list.  The idea was cool, and I think the backstory of the Royal Guards is interesting.  But it looks kind of silly.

I'd actually be into getting another Kir Kanos.  But only really in his Kenix Kil disguise from a one-shot comic that was done about him taking on the identity of a bounty hunter. 
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #109 on: January 4, 2009, 07:03 PM »
Nicklab, do you have a Hastings in your area?  I was at one yesterday and saw these ($47.99 though). 

Seeing these in person makes me very glad that I passed on them online.  The two sets that I saw looked poorly painted (though I would actually just use them for customs anyway, if I ever did pick them up).

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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #110 on: January 4, 2009, 07:25 PM »
..... do you have a Hastings in your area?  I was at one yesterday and saw these ($47.99 though).

Can you please, tell me more about this store...any links?

I wonder if I have one near by, dont matter if one hr distance...

Thanks in advance  :)

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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #111 on: January 4, 2009, 07:57 PM »
Nicklab, do you have a Hastings in your area?  I was at one yesterday and saw these ($47.99 though). 


No.  But there's a mom & pop store that carries things like this plus several comic shops that might carry it as well.  This hasn't been a compelling enough set for me to make the trip to any of those places.  I've passed on going to check out the Pirate TIE, too.
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #112 on: January 4, 2009, 08:48 PM »
..... do you have a Hastings in your area?  I was at one yesterday and saw these ($47.99 though).

Can you please, tell me more about this store...any links?

I wonder if I have one near by, dont matter if one hr distance...

Thanks in advance  :)

http://gohastings.findlocation.com/

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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #113 on: January 4, 2009, 11:05 PM »
..... do you have a Hastings in your area?  I was at one yesterday and saw these ($47.99 though).

Can you please, tell me more about this store...any links?

I wonder if I have one near by, dont matter if one hr distance...

Thanks in advance  :)

http://gohastings.findlocation.com/


3 hours 51 minutes trip! heehe!

Thanks  :)

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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #114 on: January 13, 2009, 03:53 PM »
Opened this travesty up yesterday. I'm really disappointed because the head sockets are small and don't fit on Stormtroopers.  :'(

I checked the comic pack Kir/Jax also are too small for stormies/snowee's neck... they only fit tightly in clone pilot evolution, wich is not the period that you want.
I dont know how big is the neck ball joint of Han/Luke stormies, but I guess they will not fit as well  :(

Sorry mate.
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #115 on: January 14, 2009, 09:31 AM »
I dont know how big is the neck ball joint of Han/Luke stormies, but I guess they will not fit as well  :(

Yeah, I'm sure they'll be using the TAC stormie Torsos.
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #116 on: January 14, 2009, 05:23 PM »
I dont know how big is the neck ball joint of Han/Luke stormies, but I guess they will not fit as well  :(

Yeah, I'm sure they'll be using the TAC stormie Torsos.

Hey Anton what about the DSG, heads fit on them.  I'd like to get the using the bodies for customs, heads for Imps, and helmets repainted for my Imperial Knights.
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #117 on: January 15, 2009, 09:23 AM »
The DSG head is slightly oversized, but fits well with minimal effort. Too similar to the Stormie head for me though.
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #118 on: January 15, 2009, 11:54 AM »
I picked up this atrocious set from EE. The quality was off on this one, not Sarlacc BP off but off none the less. It really lived up to the bad expectations of many members of months ago that it would suck bantha balls. The figures cannot even stand on their own unless you use the blade staff as a crutch. the Kir Kanos paint scheme does not match the comic version. (I hate inconsistency with characters.) On top of that they look like a bunch of short Napoleons, with old school arm articulation. PASS if you still can!

On a positive note I am looking forward to the next two waves of Legacy.....
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Re: Previews "Crimson Empire: The Crucible" Box Set
« Reply #119 on: January 15, 2009, 12:39 PM »
The DSG head is slightly oversized, but fits well with minimal effort. Too similar to the Stormie head for me though.

Thanx Anton.
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