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Offline Jesse James

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #840 on: May 16, 2012, 08:44 PM »
Barriss seems to be very minor paint differences.  I'm not even sure it's as much something they intentionally changed or something that didn't happen just as a production difference with this batch.

Logray's eye stripes seem quite intentional...  Things like the RFT eyes though, or Barriss' paint changes, seem like maybe just things that are different because the figure's production run is a different run.  At least it's a possibility.

The bandana is a distinct change, as is the scar paintjob...  Very intentional for accuracy purposes.

Glad people are seeing stuff.  Be cool for that to happen here.  ::)
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #841 on: May 16, 2012, 10:21 PM »
The bandana is a distinct change, as is the scar paintjob...  Very intentional for accuracy purposes.

Well, except for the Kithaba variant right?  Based on the picture on the card, the initial red bandana release was the more accurate version...
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #842 on: May 16, 2012, 10:48 PM »
I've heard/seen the new color was more correct I thought, and the red is/was more "vintage nostalgia" like blue coat Han?  Not intentional but the bandana was revealed to actually be a dark red-brown color more than the bright red?

I know I saw that somewhere.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #843 on: May 16, 2012, 11:23 PM »
I don't know, the picture on the card looks pretty red to me...

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #844 on: May 17, 2012, 07:14 AM »
it is red, but not that red - check him out here:  http://www.skiffguards.com/kithaba.html

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #845 on: May 17, 2012, 08:50 AM »
it is red, but not that red - check him out here:  http://www.skiffguards.com/kithaba.html

Agreed, but that still looks more red than brown to me.  Plus the photo on the card looks like a brighter red.  I honestly think Hasbro does this once in a while on purpose to sell more figures.  If they can make completely different chase figures for the Marvel lines, they can surely make an early production paint change to create some rarer Star Wars variations.  If that gets a fair amount of people to buy two versions, why not throw something like that out once in a while?
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #846 on: May 17, 2012, 10:18 PM »
It's iffy, they should make an orange variant just to be sure.  :P

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #847 on: May 17, 2012, 11:16 PM »
Ran by Tuesday Morning and found Slave Leia, Rebel Fleet trooper, Logray and a Yoda today.  At 4.99 apiece not a bad deal.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #848 on: May 18, 2012, 07:31 AM »
Ran by Tuesday Morning and found Slave Leia, Rebel Fleet trooper, Logray and a Yoda today.  At 4.99 apiece not a bad deal.

Nice score!
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #849 on: May 18, 2012, 11:47 AM »
I picked up two Stormies and an RFT from Tuesday Morning. Can pass them up for $5.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #850 on: May 18, 2012, 03:15 PM »
I snagged a $2.96 Endor Commando from Target this morning.  Looks like they're not going to take this Tuesday Morning crap sitting down.   ;)
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #851 on: May 18, 2012, 11:56 PM »
A Target I went to had tons of the Vinty 3pks for $6.83. A killer deal and worth picking up some for the deco upgrade. They had 5 different sets on hand: the Denger, ANH Obi, Hoth Leia, Vader and Bossk sets. I picked up the Denger set as they painted him much better. I was able to compare with a single carded Denger that's been rotting there forever, big difference.

I also found the legacy BAD Owen and Beru at WM for $4.50 each and a VC45 Clone for $4.00. Packages were smashed but could not pass them up.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #852 on: May 19, 2012, 01:08 AM »
Warehouse finds like that, for cheap, are always great. :)  I love when they go through and find stuff under shelving and whatnot.

Owen and Beru weren't easy gets either...  If you don't want their BAD parts, JACK, I think I knwo someone who wants them to build the figure.  LMK.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #853 on: May 20, 2012, 04:40 PM »
Darby grabbed me a Sandstorm Lando yesterday, then I ran by that same K-Mart today and picked up Luke, the Mon Cal (couldn't resist) and a Walrusman that's been sitting there since before Christmas.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #854 on: May 20, 2012, 10:50 PM »
I got an AT-AT at a yard sale for $20.

Really, I did. Missing the driver, the bike and some parts...too many to ever acquire. I got a bonus spider in the cockpit area. Proof they will get into anything.

Oh, and a Clone Wars 501st trooper tossed in...along with 8 loose Iron Man 2 figures...including 3 drones.