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Saga '02-'04 / Re: New Cantina Figure on the Way!!!!!
« on: September 7, 2003, 11:54 AM »
Interesting.  Hopefully before it's all said and done, we will see every character from the cantina immortalized in plastic.

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: September 7, 2003, 01:31 AM »
Congrats on your find!  Aren't they just awesome!!!

I could go for Stormie pks as well, Scout Trooper pks. etc, etc, etc...

I ran across another Blue set today... somehow I managed to pass on it (maybe since it was $14.99 at Kay-Bee).  I think that two of those sets are enough for me; I really want a few more green sets though, many more all white sets and a few yellow sets when they come available.

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: September 6, 2003, 12:31 AM »
Holy cow, tonight I decided to try my little customizing idea on these with a Green Clonetrooper.  I put his upper body on the legs of the Clone in the extended stance.  This looks so cool, I wish I had pics to show you guys!! :o

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Price Gouging Clonetroopers?
« on: September 6, 2003, 12:29 AM »
Dang... KB is selling stuff on ebay now?  Guess they are very desperate, or are very smart...

Anyway, I think that charging a few bucks more for a hot product like these are is actually pretty smart.  Yes, it does suck for us, but I'm not too sure I blame them at this point.

Personally, I blame it on Hasbro.  If they'd just make the things in sufficient quantities, noone would go through this bullsh!t.  But oh no, they ship in low quantities, and they produce just as many Droid Launchers and Clone 3-pks, and totally shortpack the super cool Jedi set.  Dumb!!!

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Saga '02-'04 / Re: Best AOTC Anakin EVER!
« on: September 6, 2003, 12:23 AM »
The Secret Ceremony version is definitely pretty cool.  I wish they'd done him with interchangable hands, though.  One robotic, one flesh.  But hey, that's me.

Simple solution (but I do agree with you)...

- cut off his right hand
- drill a hole into the wrist going directly into the forearm
- boil and pop the right hand off a SAGA/POTJ Fleet Trooper
- insert the new hand onto the Anakin

This works out perfectly.  Try it!! :)

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: September 3, 2003, 12:59 AM »
Thanks Dustrho!  It really works out well.  I can't wait to get some more of these bad boys to do a little more customizing...

Anyone else try this yet?

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Durge & Clone Trooper with Speeder Bike Pic
« on: September 3, 2003, 12:57 AM »
Holy hell!

Durge does look awesome, as does that Speederbike.  I will probably be passing on the Clonetrooper version, but I do like the paint scheme on that Speederbike...

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: September 1, 2003, 11:48 PM »
SWEEEEET!!!

I tried the torso switch today, and it turned out excellent!!

All you customizers out there, definitely try this!!

Also, I think once I get another GREEN CLONE, I am going to try the switch there too, so I can have him in a standing position instead.

If anyone isn't sure how to do this, here's this Wookie's simple recipe:

- boil some water
- toss a Clone in
- let him get soft and mushy
- take him out with a pair of tongs
- using gloves or something to shield your skin, pull his chest off from his stomach region
- do this again with a different Clone
- trim the peg down a little bit from the lower stomach area
- put a new chest/upper torso region onto the lower extremeties

Bang!  You have a couple more Clone variants! :D

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: New Clone Wars poll!
« on: September 1, 2003, 01:35 PM »
Sure, count me in for most of this stuff.  About the only things I'm not too thrilled about are the ARC Trooper and the silly Mace figure.  Just about everything else I like though, and plan on customizing a lot of this stuff.

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Price Gouging Clonetroopers?
« on: September 1, 2003, 12:37 PM »
I guess KB sees an opportunity to gouge a few more dollars out of us.  Kinda sucks, but I guess I can live with it since they have all of those earlier SAGA figures for so cheap.

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: September 1, 2003, 12:35 PM »
My thoughts exactly Nicklab.  So how many of these does everyone have so far?

For me, here's the breakdown:

All White Pks - 5
Green Pks - 1
Blue Pks - 1

My army is starting to grow, but I definitely want to get some more of them.

On a customizing note, has anyone considered popping one of these suckers at the waist and switching the torsos on them?  For example, imagine how cool it would look by having the upper body of the kneeling Clone on the legs of the Clone that is in an extended stance?

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Saga '02-'04 / Re: AOTC Preview Clone Trooper
« on: August 31, 2003, 01:08 PM »
I still don't have one!
I saw one at TRU a little over a year ago but someone grabbed it before I could. Havn't seen one since...
 (I'm in Canada the land of no star wars)

Would you like a few of mine?  I am sure we could work out a trade if you wish.

 :P

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: August 31, 2003, 01:06 PM »
Yep, I really like the human probably the most, and then the blue Twi'lek.  The Rodian is alright, but I think a different alien might have been a little cooler.

Still, this is a very fun set, and I would definitely like to pick up a second set to customize a little bit.

Back on to the Clones though; which is everyone's favorite Clone pose?  I prefer the one that is standing with both hands on the rifle (almost in an extended stance position), and then I like the one with the binoculars second, especially after taking the binoculars out of his hand.  The kneeling Clone isn't bad either, but I really don't like the one that is lying down too much.

If memory serves me right, isn't there another version coming out too in a slightly different stance?

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: August 30, 2003, 07:44 PM »
Yep, I agree that the green pack is very nice, that Clone with the binoculars is a great addition and adds cool variety to the line.  

I do have the blue Clone now too, and it really looks awesome with all of these set up in my Geonosis battle diorama.  Now I can only wait for the yellow Clone pack to start showing up.

So who all has found the Jedi pk?  I've only seen it once, and grabbed it from TRU.

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Worst Part of Clone Wars
« on: August 29, 2003, 12:47 AM »
No complaints here, I think that if they left him too much like the movies, then people would then be complaining that they didn't change him enough! ;)

My biggest rant might be the Mace Windu, why did they make his head so stupid looking?  Also, I really don't like Kit Fisto not having a shirt on, it reminds me too much of Whiplash, the He-Man figure.

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