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"The Recycling of the Force" -- article by Ron Salvatore
http://www.toysrgus.com/images-speci/recycle/

This information is likely old hat to most of you Vinty collectors, but I got a kick out of it. Particularly the section on the Ewoks/Prince of Thieves toys--I'd previously read about those reuses, but it was neat to read more details and see comparison photos. :)

Discuss.
« Last Edit: July 21, 2005, 04:28 PM by Valin Kenobi »
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Re: "The Recycling of the Force" -- article by Ron Salvatore
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2005, 05:15 PM »
I'm not a hardcore vintage collector, but I love that site. There's just so much off-the-wall stuff there, plus the guys know what they're talking about, unlike some SW sites. ;)
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Re: "The Recycling of the Force" -- article by Ron Salvatore
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2005, 05:41 PM »
That was a great article!  Very interesting!  ;D

I really liked the Gamorrean Guard/Friar Tuck!  ;)
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Re: "The Recycling of the Force" -- article by Ron Salvatore
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2005, 06:40 PM »
More goodies:

Unused concepts and mockups, including extremely tantalizing proposals for the 1985-86 timeframe that would have continued the saga post-ROTJ. (!)

Other unrealized prototypes and other concepts (not quite as exciting as the first set, mainly alternates of existing characters and toys such as rocket-firing Boba).


That was a great article! Very interesting! ;D

I really liked the Gamorrean Guard/Friar Tuck! ;)

BTW, a little Googling revealed the robed figure loose and carded. :)
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Re: "The Recycling of the Force" -- article by Ron Salvatore
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2005, 01:59 AM »
Prince of Theives is how I got the Ewok village! =)
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Re: "The Recycling of the Force" article and other ToysRGus goodies
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2005, 06:32 PM »
hee hee, gotta love it.
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Re: "The Recycling of the Force" article and other ToysRGus goodies
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2005, 10:18 PM »
I love the site, but get depressed beucase of all the stuff i want. The Mongo Beefhead figure always cracks me up.
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