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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #90 on: August 11, 2014, 09:57 PM »
Anyone have a handy list of how many times they've done the Snowtrooper Commander/Officer over the years?  I know there's been...

- 2003 Saga 03-19
- 2006 Saga-011
- 2007 30AC ESB Tin (Saga 03-19 with removable helmet)
- 2014 Black Series Wave 5

Am I forgetting any?

There was one in the Target Exclusive Ultimate Battle Pack (second from the right)
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #91 on: August 12, 2014, 07:17 AM »
TBS's is pretty darn near perfect besides the kama killing the articulation.  Love the helmet's sculpt and poseability though.  Really well done design there.

The skirt doesn't kill the articulation. I got mine in a pretty decent kneeling position. I'll upload some pics tonight :)

As far as the hands falling off, I think it's because of the plastic the lower arm is made off. It's actually something between the soft vinyl and hard plastic. The peg on the wrist actually is a bit bendable, i.e. you can easily move it back and forth a bit. The entire figure feels different, actually.


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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #92 on: August 12, 2014, 09:10 AM »
Anyone have a handy list of how many times they've done the Snowtrooper Commander/Officer over the years?  I know there's been...

- 2003 Saga 03-19
- 2006 Saga-011
- 2007 30AC ESB Tin (Saga 03-19 with removable helmet)
- 2014 Black Series Wave 5

Am I forgetting any?

There was one in the Target Exclusive Ultimate Battle Pack (second from the right)

Damn.  I never realized there were quite so many variations to those particular figures.  Thanks for the comparison shot, Jay.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #93 on: August 12, 2014, 01:23 PM »















In the pic with the Ewok, he's kneeling and actually leaning on his skirt ;)

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #94 on: August 12, 2014, 02:28 PM »
He can't sit, he can't kneel on his knees (got the trooper to do that).  Sorry Incom, I'm not with you on the skirt...  Hasbro, for $11, needed to deliver a cloth Kama ala the TVC and beyond figure I feel.  Not sure why, after all the time they've done otherwise, they went with a plastic one.  It is the only real detracting feature to the figure IMO.  The hands are no biggie to me.  I can see where they annoy some folks, but they're such a minor quibble.

The skirt means he's either standing or walking, but he won't do much more.  That's a flaw when the guy has 6 points of articulation just below the waistline.  :-\
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #95 on: August 14, 2014, 07:47 AM »
I agree. Hasbro is so concerned about cutting costs, if they were going to go with a plastic kama, why not cut back the ball jointed legs and ankles?

Figure looks nice from the waist up though.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #96 on: August 20, 2014, 08:46 PM »
I saw a lone Torryn Farr at 2 different Targets in the past 2 days, probably one of those random figures from a partial case that showed up as we have been hearing about.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #97 on: September 12, 2014, 11:51 AM »
Found a fresh case of Wave 4 at TRU just now... and I passed? Yup, I actually have no need for Bastilla (got the TVC version of her)  and I figure I can nab Dack for cheap on Amazon. The rest I'll get in Wave 5, whenever I decide to order a case.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #98 on: September 12, 2014, 01:54 PM »
I saw the "new" Bastila Shan today and was not impressed. The first iteration seemed a lot crisper as far as paint apps. The brown parts were pretty washed out on the newer one.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« Reply #99 on: September 12, 2014, 08:07 PM »
Saw some of wave 4 today, too. Since I already split a case and got the set I just picked up another Snowtrooper Commander.
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