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PostSubject: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:52 am

FOTW: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)

Please feel free to use the following links to help you expand your knowledge of the figure!



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- The Imperial Gunnery -- Here is the legendary info on C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS) NET
http://www.imperialgunnery.com/otheraccessories.htm
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- The Imperial Gunnery WATCH OUT SECTION -- REPRODUCTION figures (aka C-3PO DROIDS) invaluable info guide
http://www.imperialgunnery.com/reproductionfigures.htm
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- TIG Vintage Star Wars COO GUIDE -- our own C-3PO COO guide
http://www.imperialgunneryforum.com/Vintage-Star-Wars-COO-Guide-h14.htm#C3PO%20Removable%20Limbs
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- Here is a great LIMELIGHT on EVERYTHING C-3PO -- C-3PO LIMELIGHT FOCUS is provided by vin3po
http://www.imperialgunneryforum.com/t5195-vintage-c-3po-collection-another-focus-update-jan-2013-all-my-3po-items?highlight=FOCUS
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- An excellent thread by Dr Dengar -- LILI LEDY guide -- C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS) info is located on PAGE 23 as well as guides and rules surrounding LILI LEDY
http://www.imperialgunneryforum.com/t2135p570-the-lili-ledy-guide-discussion-thread-part-1#C-3PO
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- PROTOTYPES and PRE-PRODUCTIONS by stevemac1976 -- Exactly that, take a look!
http://www.imperialgunneryforum.com/t1221-the-pre-production-prototypes-thread#
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- The Jedi Temple Archives -- CARDBACKS and LOOSE C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS) guides
http://www.jeditemplearchives.com/vintagemoc/#cardbacks
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All of the following sites, threads, and pages above have taken a lot of hard work and years to put together.

It is a priceless well of information by the TIG team and other avid collectors and fans.

Thank you for your dedication!
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Tue Dec 24, 2013 7:32 am

@DarthBerizing wrote:

Removable Limbs Canadian 77bk





@mr_palitoy wrote:

Palitoy 65 back:-



Jason

@Kevin Lentz wrote:
Glasslite POTF and Kenner 47A.


@aussiejames wrote:


RL  #1, #3 & Ledy (#3)
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:57 am

Regular tape sealed baggie

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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:18 am

a trilogo double stem

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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:27 am

Any Infos on this silver removable limbs C-3PO - he has a No COO blank raised bar.
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:38 am

As far as I am aware the blank bar COO was never released by Lili Ledy.

Is your C-3PO being advertised as a Ledy figure?

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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:41 am

The no coo blank raised bar RL 3-PO is a Kenner release. I have seen them in both gold & a silvery finish.
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PostSubject: Temp   Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:07 am

No, he was sold as a no coo blank raised bar. I wasn't hoping him for being a ledy one, I just found this thread on removable limbs c-3po. If there is a better thread please move my posts there. 

I was just curious on his origin, say if he's a late ROTJ or Trilogo release or whatever.
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:20 am

I like the silver finish of the figure, Gent!

Your post has been moved to C-3PO´s FOTW thread.

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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:31 am

Yes, thank you Marco. Hope someone here can tell me more on production era or other details.
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:37 am

@cantina_patron wrote:
The no coo blank raised bar RL 3-PO is a Kenner release. I have seen them in both gold & a silvery finish.
Agreed, I saw one today in a Kenner baggie.  I've gone to check mine but the nets are in the way so I can not re confirm this. In my experiment for Vince re his 'unplated' C3PO I found the gold can be easily changed (via chemicals) to silver so I suspect most if not all 'silver' C3POs are  a result of degredation.
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:30 am

I think the process of chroming the C-3PO's basically involved placing the figure in an air tight container and blasting fine partials of aluminium at the figure. The level of yellow-ness is control by the amount of varnish then added to the coating. Less varnish = silver, more varnish = deep gold.

This is most likely the cause of gold top R2-D2's and DSD, where over time the varnish has discoloured and gone yellow or gold.


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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:58 am

If he's a true variation or just degredation - I just call him U-3PO and am fine with it.  Very Happy

But thank you all for your comments and info.
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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Wed Apr 13, 2016 5:23 pm

Kenner ESB 48-back



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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:38 am

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PostSubject: Re: The TIG FOTW Thread: C-3PO (REMOVABLE LIMBS)   Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:41 pm

:bump: for beautiful, new title pictures by Thundershot!
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