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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #135 on: July 12, 2005, 12:32 PM »
The only possible explanation is that it costs more money to produce and assemble the figure with extra parts and they're (as always) keeping their costs down knowing that the #6 clone will sell too.

I could be wrong, but that's all I've been able to come up with.

Yeah, it has to be something like that.   They can not be totally clueless to the fact that the SA version is better than the #6 and that most people would rather have the SA version.   Unless it's somehow easier to add the paint and detail to #6 rather than #41 somehow? 

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« Reply #136 on: July 12, 2005, 02:25 PM »
Wouldn't a #6 clone have more working parts though? What kind of configuration and or mechanizm is used to get the quickdraw action?
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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #137 on: July 12, 2005, 04:32 PM »
just give us SA! it is all about the same plastic, what's their slave labor extra to install the 14 articulation points anyway? 2 cents a figure? =p
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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #138 on: July 30, 2005, 03:20 AM »
Luck was a lady tonight.  Hit my closest Walmart because I can't sleep and found two cases of figures.  Was a sneaky Wookiee and opened them, and got me two Shocktroopers and two AT-RT drivers.

Wow, the AT-RT Driver might be better than the #41 Clone... the articulation is spectacur and these dudes just look plain mean.

The Shocktroopers are unreal... the paint job on these is way beyond my expectations.  Perfectly done.  Glad for once that I didn't try to customize my own.

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #139 on: July 30, 2005, 02:31 PM »
Mean toys? >:( Lucky.

I never find new cases. The only "new cases" I ever saw were the cases at Midnight Madness. >:(

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #140 on: August 1, 2005, 07:45 AM »
An obsevation to throw out there....

I popped open a Shocktooper, an I kinda feel that for being on a #6 body, it came out pretty nice. In fact, the paint scheme tens to redirect your eyes away from the clunky ball jointed shoulders sockets. Does anyone else agree?
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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #141 on: August 1, 2005, 09:28 PM »
I would not know.  I have not found one yet but I want one really, really badly.  Well I want more than one but you know what I meant. 

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #142 on: August 1, 2005, 09:41 PM »
A question about the repaints of the Clones....are they still Numbered #6 and #41 for the Clones and whatever the numbers were for Clone Commanders and Pilots?

Or are they higher up in number?

I keep sending my "scouts" on runs but I don't have the proper intel for them.

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #143 on: August 1, 2005, 10:08 PM »
A question about the repaints of the Clones....are they still Numbered #6 and #41 for the Clones and whatever the numbers were for Clone Commanders and Pilots?

Or are they higher up in number?

I keep sending my "scouts" on runs but I don't have the proper intel for them.

These are the only repaints that do have the same numbering -

#6 Clone Trooper (Red Shocktrooper)
#33 Clone Commander (Green)
#34 Clone Pilot (Black)

The rest of the new repaints are numbered #57-68.

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #144 on: August 5, 2005, 01:28 PM »
The red shock looks awesome..right down to the grey painted boot soles.  They look awesome in formation(my son has an army(he's 11))

The black pilots also look really good in the ROTS ARC170. I dunno- I think the black ones look far superior to the white/grey pilots

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« Reply #145 on: August 6, 2005, 12:04 PM »
The red shock looks awesome..right down to the grey painted boot soles.  They look awesome in formation(my son has an army(he's 11))

The black pilots also look really good in the ROTS ARC170. I dunno- I think the black ones look far superior to the white/grey pilots

Amazing what a little paint will do. Huh?
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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #146 on: August 6, 2005, 08:26 PM »

Amazing what a little paint will do. Huh?

lol seriously, the black pilots are a very hot item right now.

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #147 on: August 7, 2005, 09:51 AM »
The red shock looks awesome..right down to the grey painted boot soles.  They look awesome in formation(my son has an army(he's 11))

The black pilots also look really good in the ROTS ARC170. I dunno- I think the black ones look far superior to the white/grey pilots

I was actually thinking about picking up a new ARC-170, taking it apart and then using my paint gun to give it a nice blue-gray paint-scheme like the TIE-Fighter. Sort of like "What the ARC-170s became AFTER the Empire was formed" mostly 'cause the one Black Pilot I have in the front cockpit looks WAY better than the white/gray one.

I wonder where this paint-app comes from. LucasFilm/ILM, Art of ROTS, etc... I think this should have been the Clone Pilot design from the start.
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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #148 on: August 7, 2005, 08:03 PM »

These are the only repaints that do have the same numbering -

#6 Clone Trooper (Red Shocktrooper)
#33 Clone Commander (Green)
#34 Clone Pilot (Black)

The rest of the new repaints are numbered #57-68.

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Thanks Jeff that helps when Looking for the stuff.

I ended up getting the Shock Troop and Green Commander on Ebay (not figuring to get to go on any Toy Runs in the near future)

The Coloring on the Shock Trooper would have lent itself better to the #41 (or the Target Clone) Body.  The removable shoulder pad does not fit well with the color scheme.  It worked well on Black/White/Gray but Red/Black and White did not.

The Green Commander's only flaw is his lack of troops to command. 

I'll probably only get 4 of the Shocktroopers and 2 Commanders.


And I know it will upset some of our members, but I am going to get the usual dozen of the new Target Stealth Clone.

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Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« Reply #149 on: August 7, 2005, 08:05 PM »


The Green Commander's only flaw is his lack of troops to command. 


That, plus the fact it never appeared in a Star Wars film.
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