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Power Droid
« on: May 19, 2010, 10:56 PM »
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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2010, 10:58 PM »
Last but not least (that's Death Star Droid) of the original Star Wars figures is the Power Droid

This one to me is not done.  Yeah they have made a Gonk Droid as seen on the Sandcrawler but the vintage figure is either based on the Lars Family Droid or the Mos Eisley Power Droid...they need to make a new blue one...pronto!

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2010, 11:51 PM »
I've always liked the commtech Gonk, but I've got all mine rubber-banded together at the ankles to keep their legs in a central position so the damn thing stands on its own.  Interesting feature to make its legs walk, but it sucks as a toy then to me.

I'd like to see them update the legs to a poseable leg system (I think the body is fine), and I agree that they should do a vintage blue deco one then to really consider this figure "done".  To me it's no different than the DSCommander or a Hoth Rebel in a brown vested uniform.  They have to be done to the figure/character they're based on to be "done".

I have a ton of the CT figure though, and they make good background filler.  I have a number of the repaint too, for the Hoth Gonk droid.  I like it even more because it has a customizability to it with the top ports.  I have one with 2 of the small black ports, one with a large orange port and small black port, one with neither port...  It's a more fun figure in that respect.

If they'd fix the legs, I'd be dandy with its final sculpt.  If they'd give us a blue one, I'd be really dandy with yet another vintage figure knocked out by Hasbro.
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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2010, 12:36 AM »
I'm cool with what we have now.
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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2010, 12:54 AM »
I really liked that Hoth version with the "cap" from a few years back.  Yeah, I would take a blue version for sure. 

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2010, 02:08 AM »
I HOPE THE NEW BLUE VERSION WOULD DEPICT THE ANTENNA

vIntage power droid seems heavier than comtech version

both version cool, so is the hoth  version from TSC.

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2010, 04:59 PM »
Any stills of the blue one at the Lars ranch?

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2010, 05:55 PM »
I have one at home...its black and white though and with the little guy who was inside

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2010, 09:17 PM »
Is this the shot you were talking about? Because no Power Droid thread is complete without it.
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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2010, 11:12 PM »
Yeah that is the one

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2010, 11:23 PM »
Wow, where exactly was that at in the movie even?  It has 1930's/1940's style headlights. ;D

I'd buy it...  That's a bit more than a blue paintjob though, in differences.
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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2010, 11:39 PM »
He is walking next to Aunt Beru..."Make sure he speaks Bocce"

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2010, 11:44 PM »
There is also this bad boy in Mos Eisley

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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2010, 11:49 PM »
Now him I've seen, and I love that deco...  He's not sporting the spiffy spotlight/headlights, but still quite cool.  I'd really love to see them have a go at some of these power droids...  Plus the "Plonk" one from Clone Wars  :-X.  Something so cool about the simplicity of the design of these that I've always loved them, and would gladly buy more.  They're almost as cool as astromechs to me really.
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Re: Power Droid
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2010, 07:47 AM »


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