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scovell001
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PostSubject: JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE?   JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE? I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 19, 2011 6:53 am

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to look at this post. I recently purchased this Jawa Blaster (sold as an original) from ebay.

It sinks, & according to Sith net http://www.loresdelsith.net/rincon/armeria/index2.htm if it has the line running all the way along the reverse it is quite probably a repro. I also notice that on the orginal, there is a tiny divot/hole immediately after the raised bump, which is missing here.

Please could a 'very kind' soul verify if this is real or not?

As there are no high res scans of the reverse side of these blasters on here, I thought I would make one, there is also no clarification on wether these items float or not.

Many thanks

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PostSubject: Re: JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE?   JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE? I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 19, 2011 10:09 am

I have maybe 10 Jawa Blasters and they all goes to the surface.

So I think it is repro, but I am no expert.

Maybe the guide can help http://www.imperialgunnery.com/jawablaster.htm
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PostSubject: Re: JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE?   JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE? I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 19, 2011 10:15 am

I'll go repro as well. The line is a dead giveaway and when mixed with the sinking, it sort of seals the deal.

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PostSubject: Re: JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE?   JAWA BLASTER ORIGINAL OR FAKE? I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 19, 2011 10:49 am

Thank you very much for your replies. You've confirmed my suspicions!

This item was purchased from Ghandi-2007/Yesterdays YubNub shop.

UPDATE- I emailed him & he refunded me straight away, but, made up a lame excuse about originals being mixed up with repro's.

Why do they even bother wasting my time & theirs with this crap!!!!!!!!!
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