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C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« on: January 29, 2011, 04:22 PM »
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Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2011, 04:27 PM »
Went with the POTF2 FF figure for this as there really hasn't been a good full Rem Limb update for a while.  Most of the C-3PO's only have one or two arms that come off and nothing with the legs.  Technically the Saga C-3PO who was a pack in with Chewie is probably the most accurate one


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Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2011, 05:36 PM »
Removable limbs C3po could have started in anh time (1977-78), cause we saw the protocol droid fall and broke an arm.
The toy arrived as a slight more "muscular" guy, the anh with realistic metal body was slim
potf2 and saga version spotted some oxid and carbon from blasters battle damaged effect.

I agree Saga version got the gesture, and with his battery lights resulted very enjoyable.

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Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2011, 10:25 PM »
This was the C-3PO I used the most.  The original C-3PO I have the joints are so loose it does not stand.
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Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2011, 12:40 AM »
I actually never owned a Rem. Limbs 3PO as a kid, and only had the original.  And just like so many others, no chance in hell he could stand after about a week.

I do like Rem. Limbs 3PO though, he's cool and was far cooler than non-removable limbs 3PO since he had a bag and it was fun ripping him apart of course.

I'd love to see a nice update to Rem. Limbs 3PO...  The POTF2 figure lingers on in my collection, as does the Purchase of the Droids 3PO, since they're the only incarnations of the character to take apart completely, and the latter has the restraining bolt. 

I'd like to remove both from the collection shelf, but I love the electro-plating.  I miss it on the Vintage Collection 3PO we got this year, and the previous Vintage 3PO eats green weenie with its oddly thin head and goofy pose + lacking articulation.
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Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2011, 09:44 AM »
For me the RotS version is the modern update for take apart Threeps.  I know he is not as screen accurate the one chosen here and doesn't come with a bag, but he does have a few things going for him.  He is electroplated like the vintage, his legs are all gold like the vintage and he has nicer proportions than the PotF2 version.

As a kid, I had both versions.  My take apart version, faded to be more silver so I used him more as U-3PO or E-3PO and used the original as Threepio.  Pretty much though as a kid I was not a big fan of Threeps, he was the tag along nerdy cousin of the Rebels that they had to bring along because mom said so. 
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Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2011, 04:04 PM »
BAD protocol droid parts make this an easy future release for Hasbro.

Vintage Kenner was different in that it replaced old C-3PO in the line-up, the original was removed from cardbacks.