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2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« on: July 20, 2018, 05:00 PM »
Hasbro Panel confirms Elite Praetorian Guard [repack], SOLO Lando [NEW], Imperial Stormtrooper (Rogue One) [NEW], and one more figure will make up 2019 Wave 2 (targeted for April 2019).

(*sorry, I need Jesse to resend me the Lando pic  :-[)



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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2018, 05:21 PM »
Oooh that Stormtrooper!! Back in the day that was an easy army builder, now I will have to settle for only a couple at todayís prices. But damn is it not sweet!
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2018, 10:47 PM »
That looks like an amazing take on the Stormtrooper.  And it was nice to hear Hasbro talk about how well received the helmet was on the ROGUE ONE version of the Stormtrooper, and a desire to put that on a TVC Stormtrooper.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2018, 02:05 AM »
Press Pics for the new figures -



Probably won't go too crazy on that Stormtrooper since he has a bit of dirty deco, but I'll probably be adding 4-6 for my Jedha Tank set-up.  Very nice figure.  Lando is awesome too.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2018, 02:38 AM »
I've said three or four times I'll never buy another Stormtrooper, and then I buy three or four of the newest version. Same here. Lando is great as well. Looking forward to this wave.

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2018, 11:13 AM »
The trooper is nice...Iíll need a couple to escort my tank.  If it was a clean version, Iíd probably go broke!

Lando looks cool.  Will look nice next to the new Solo.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2018, 01:18 AM »
Great wave. Looking forward to Lando, and while I donít need any more Stormtroopers, Iíll try to get a couple.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2018, 12:06 PM »
I hope Hasbro is working on the yellowing problem with the Stormtroopers. As you all I know, I have about 300 Stormtroopers from the first VOTC sculpt forward. I would say every VOTC Stormtrooper has yellowed in the torso (over 50.) Many of the follow-up variants of that sculpt have started, but haven't gotten quite as bad. I believe the Space Trooper version has remained pretty white, as well as the Luke and Han stormtroopers and the Sandtroopers I cleaned the "dirt" off of have been pretty good.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2018, 02:52 PM »
While I don't have as many as you, My stormtroopers look pretty good....no real yellowing that I can see.  I also keep the shades on the window in my collection room down at all times.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2018, 11:43 AM »
I really haven't displayed mine. That's the thing. They spend years at a time in boxes or tubs. I've done the photography thing twice and they've been exposed to light for a couple weeks at a time every couple of years, maybe. Many of my VOTC Scout Troopers have yellowed in the chest as well.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2018, 11:03 PM »
Mine yellowed in tubs away from light. My 2006 Commander Cody was one of the worst offenders, that and Marvel comic pack R2-D2

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2018, 11:28 PM »
Mine yellowed on display, but the room is pitch black 99% of the time. 

I think itís just the plastic.

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2018, 10:52 PM »
All of my Stormtroopers, Scout Troopers, and Clones from 2004-09ish have yellowed or are starting to yellow
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2018, 12:59 PM »
One glaring oversight on my part was failing to ask Hasbro about a holster on the stormtrooper. It's hard to imagine that they'd go though the effort to update this figure and not include a holster, but sadly, this looks like the case.   :'(
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 2
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2018, 01:57 PM »
This Stormtrooper represents the Jedha Stormtrooper from Rogue One, re-using the sculpt Hasbro tooled up for the Mimban Stormtroopers from Solo.  Neither of those troopers had the holster, so no holster on the figure.

I'm not sure why Disney OT-Era Stormtroopers no longer have the holster, unless they just kinda forgot that detail or wanted to make the costume cheaper or something.

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