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PostSubject: Odd Leia Boushh   Odd Leia Boushh I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 03, 2013 2:38 pm

Anyone else come across a Leia Boushh figure with one leg shorter than the other?

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The leia will not stand unaided due to this oddity. Even the paint on the thigh of the short leg seems off.

Seeing though i presume it to be unique anyone interested can buy it for a mere £4000. :cool laugh: 
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PostSubject: Re: Odd Leia Boushh   Odd Leia Boushh I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 03, 2013 3:21 pm

It's something that happens more often than you would think with the limbs, you only notice it more with the legs because of the effect on the figure standing.
It is basically a result of shrinking due to the plastic being released from the mold to fast before cooling. The overall shape and features of the leg remain the same just marginally smaller in overall volume, not to be confused with a 'short shot' or 'poor shot' where not enough plastic was injected into the mold, this results in malformation or bits missing like the end of a toe for example.
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PostSubject: Re: Odd Leia Boushh   Odd Leia Boushh I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 03, 2013 4:18 pm

Thanks for the explanation, General.

I was trying to stand it up so i could take a picture to sell it, but quickly gave up.

I may now keep it as an oddity in my collection.
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PostSubject: Re: Odd Leia Boushh   Odd Leia Boushh I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 03, 2013 4:39 pm

No problem chief, I've got a couple in my Bespin Luke collection, including my childhood figure, always annoyed me as a kid as to why the bastard would stand properly Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Odd Leia Boushh   Odd Leia Boushh I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 04, 2013 7:21 am

Yeah i had a Boushh Leia that wouldn't stand up unaided in my collection for a while. I'm guessing its a fairly common problem with this figure due to the bend in her knee.
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PostSubject: Re: Odd Leia Boushh   Odd Leia Boushh I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 04, 2013 8:07 am

I had a Vader with the same type of short leg syndrome and I was always curious about it as it wasn't a short shot. Thanks for the info about rapid cooling General Khan, I'll sleep better tonight knowing one more mystery in the universe has a resolution Smile
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