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Unread 01-10-2017, 01:11 PM   #1376
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I can cast articulation into them if I wanted. being SW even if they where articulated from the waste down they're still garbage. that new upper thigh swivel is a step in the right direction,but those knees are shit. the new Erso 3.75" is one ugly ass bitch! the wave 2 5poa actually looks half way decent. You really can't compare them to the fully articulated figures,at least I don't. Like I said,I considered them almost in scale statues.

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I read somewhere the 5poa is partly due to a new movie every year with all new characters, so they do not have time to get fully articulate molds out in the same quantity. Kinda makes sense.
Idk,I'd call bullshit on that. The way Hasbro has been pumping out 6" figures I just can't believe that. I think it's more that people are buying them,because Star Wars. You gotta think that most of those MOC collectors don't care. That,and the originals where 5poa. I think it's to keep overhead low,so they can saturate the market with product that has tons of GP in it. That way when the picked through remnants end up on clearance and/or discount chains their money is still made.
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Unread 01-10-2017, 02:24 PM   #1377
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Every 6" figure I own is an exact copy of the 3.75" figure that I also own. Judging by Walmart's pegs yesterday, the new 6" figs also have a 3.75" Black Series counterpart and they release both of those in low numbers. 6 to a wave?

With all of the new characters from the 2 new films and 3 to follow, I imagine plopping 30+ fully articulated figures up to Lucas Films molding standards while being unable to reuse any of the parts in a year is a tough ask. With so much new content every year, they can't even get their money back from the new molds since they are one and done before the next movie. If Disney slows down the releases after this first 5yrs, I bet you whomever has the toy license will go back and do proper figures.

This goes the same with Lego since it takes time to develop a kit and produce it. They get 2 waves per film and then on to the next without time to fill in the gaps.
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Unread 01-10-2017, 02:31 PM   #1378
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This goes the same with Lego since it takes time to develop a kit and produce it. They get 2 waves per film and then on to the next without time to fill in the gaps.
If I hear correctly, that type of thing may have played a part in the LEGO Kylo Ren command shuttle's lack of variable wing geometry.
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Unread 01-10-2017, 03:46 PM   #1379
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If I hear correctly, that type of thing may have played a part in the LEGO Kylo Ren command shuttle's lack of variable wing geometry.
Even Hasbro got them wrong. The change was made too late in the game for anyone to respond. I also noticed Hasbro had some dark grey like Lego and then some black (but still with fixed wings).

My Lego Kylo shuttle`s wings fold out.
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I wish they'd make Kylo's shuttle in the 3.75" line!! I want that thing!! I'd even take it with a nerf shooter,and a 5POA Kylo!

So can't wait to get those sets I'm looking for,and take a big ol group pic of my 5POA posse to post up!!
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Found the $90 AT-ACT at Target. Soooooo tempted to buy them!....ALL!

I did buy a U-wing for $20 tho.
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Went back,and got a few AT-ACT's!



I sold the figures on eBay making each AT-ACT cost around $30! I know they should be bigger,but it's not like SW toys are correct scale anyways,and these things are still pretty big! They do not work well on carpet tho! I haven't tried them in sand yet,but will.

Once I finally find a BS 3.75" scaraf trooper I can recast a couple in white&black to replace my drivers I sold off. The Jyn Erso that came with them had huge Anime eyes too! so my single carded version will do for now till I figure out how to fix the ugly ass BS version
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