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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2004, 11:34 AM »
The Bespin Guard pack-in from the Carbon Chamber is really pretty crappy, specially when standing beside the POTJ Bespin Guard. I, too, wish they'd make at least one more Guard (closed vest) with a few head variants and even better articulation.

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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2005, 01:26 AM »
The Bespin Guard pack-in from the Carbon Chamber is really pretty crappy, specially when standing beside the POTJ Bespin Guard. I, too, wish they'd make at least one more Guard (closed vest) with a few head variants and even better articulation.

It would also be nice to have one with better posture.

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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2006, 01:15 AM »
Yeah, the posture is wierd, it works great for this figure, but not great for army building. Very under rated figure though. One of my favorates from that line.
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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2006, 10:35 AM »
I don't know why they just didn't use a repainted version of the carded figure for the Freezing Chamber Guard.  It seems like that would have saved money on Hasbro's part and given us a better looking figure.

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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2006, 08:18 PM »
True true ;D
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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2006, 08:44 PM »
I think wagaboodles is saying he wanted the POTJ figure repainted for the Bespin Playset rather than the reversal, I could be wrong though.

I too wasn't ever a fan of the Bespin Guard's awkward posture.  It was a sign of highly negative things to come in 2002 - 2003 with really pre-posed figures.  The BG's not TOO pre-posed, but that lean is dumb.  Two figures that had a similar asinine pose were the Outlander Duo of Faytonni and Beq.  They look like **** IMO, despite pretty great articulation.  If the torso's were normal, that'd be a figure I'd have actually army built with to make republic Officers.

The other problem with the Bespin Guard beyond his lean is his vest is open.  No guard looked like that in the films, so it's weird.  I don't even know what promo shot or LFL image they used to base the figure off of then really.

I'd actually dig a new Bespin Guard, if Hasbro even re-used the arms, hat, and weapons on it or something, that'd be cool, just sculpt a new body (no coat open), and maybe some new (and perhaps better?) legs, and that'd be a pretty perfect figure for me.  Be great if they did the Black and Asian chaps from the vintage line...  A white guy variant wouldn't hurt either to me.  Given the BG's track record though I dont' think they'll go with that.
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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2006, 12:49 AM »
I would dig a new more movie accurate Bespin Guard. I think Hasbro did a cool think when they offered the Saga Endor Trooper, Rebel Fleet Trooper, and Imperial Officer with different heads, so that would be a must for a new BG. And I always like to see articulation on figures, the more the marrier. Can Hasbro say Super-Artculation? Really all new figure need that treatment, but troop builder types are a must period IMO.
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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2006, 08:40 PM »
I say hell yeah to a new guard, especially a black guard like the old days.

BTW, can somebody give me the URL for lighting the Carbon freeze chamber?
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Re: bespin guard
« Reply #23 on: October 26, 2010, 11:38 PM »
I consider, this carded Bespin guard got a nice configuration, enough tall, slim, young looking and with decent articulation.
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