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PostSubject: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 7:30 am

I still say too good to be true ....



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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 7:39 am

I've seen this in person & I must say I was very excited.  For sure moulded grey not painted but I fogot to check it against an AT-AT driver.  The leg markings do seem only for an AT-AT driver.
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 7:45 am

Definitely AT-AT driver limbs, but it's still a very cool figure!
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 7:57 am

I've looked at this bloody figure for hours !!!!

100% AT-AT limbs but I would say never painted. There is no paint (even looking under a magnifying glass) and no minor pitting or strange sheen stripped figures get.

I bought it from the same bloke I got the Bib with an unpainted face and a Princess Leia with two left legs .... but that's a WHOLE other debate
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 8:17 am

@Chopper wrote:
I've looked at this bloody figure for hours !!!!

100% AT-AT limbs but I would say never painted. There is no paint (even looking under a magnifying glass) and no minor pitting or strange sheen stripped figures get.

I bought it from the same bloke I got the Bib with an unpainted face and a Princess Leia with two left legs .... but that's a WHOLE other debate

First time I've seen one, but I've heard and read about the rumours for years. So the grey libs are AT-AT limbs, interesting??

Have you checked under UV light to check for any paint remnants?

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 8:22 am

I have looked it under a black light .... nothing .... not sure if that's the same as UV?
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 14, 2014 9:52 am

I saw a Zuckuss last year from a childhood collection with two left arms, tge problem is how easy it is to swap limbs. You vould put some AT-AT driver legs on a Snow Trooper in a couple of minutes with more than hot water.
I agree that they do appear yo be unpainted, but again I have a couple of AT'AT Drivers with that white paint that practically falls off.
I question everything these days, very cool figure though.
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 14, 2014 10:09 am

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I saw a Zuckuss last year from a childhood collection with two left arms, tge problem is how easy it is to swap limbs. You vould put some AT-AT driver legs on a Snow Trooper in a couple of minutes with more than hot water.
I agree that they do appear yo be unpainted, but again I have a couple of AT'AT Drivers with that white paint that practically falls off.
I question everything these days, very cool figure though.

Very cool looking regardless of how it came to be. I like oddities (mixed up parts, unpainted parts, etc).

I have a Wicket with two left arms. It was bought as normal (not advertised) so I don't have any real reason to thing it was faked via boil and pop. I assume there is a two right arm one out there. Its an oddity and that's all I consider my Wicket. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 14, 2014 1:11 pm

So i gather these are 100% collector made, the myth that these where factory made is just that, a myth ?
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 1:05 am

Who knows???

I think ones with two left or right something could possibly be factory mistakes, with that many figures produced there had to be some mistakes not picked up in QA.

Unless someone knows any better I would say mine is a boil and pop.

Still love the figure and glad to have it in my collection. Unless it can be shown to come from a Kenner employee (etc) then logic says custom. I think if you can take that attitude then arguments about authenticity become moot, unless someone is trying to pass it off as something it is not.

I really like these discussions, it brings out all sorts of facts that I never new about factories, mold families etc etc.
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 1:37 am

I recall a MOC with two left/right limbs can't find a picture at the moment, unpainted certainly exist
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 2:28 am

@Chopper wrote:
Who knows???

I think ones with two left or right something could possibly be factory mistakes, with that many figures produced there had to be some mistakes not picked up in QA.

Unless someone knows any better I would say mine is a boil and pop.

Still love the figure and glad to have it in my collection. Unless it can be shown to come from a Kenner employee (etc) then logic says custom. I think if you can take that attitude then arguments about authenticity become moot, unless someone is trying to pass it off as something it is not.

I really like these discussions, it brings out all sorts of facts that I never new about factories, mold families etc etc.

Agree, some of the ones with two right limbs etc could be factory errors, but im thinking about the grey limb snows, these have been talked about for years, some people swear they are the real deal, but ive never seen one carded or bagged.
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 11:24 am

Then if there have been no carded examples we can only speculate origins
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 11:35 am

ALL opinions??? Seriously??

 lol! lol! lol! 

I bite tongue! LOL

The boil and pop really was and is still a popular sport it seems Wink

It is no problem at all stripping colors on some. It gets difficult when the colors ( some pigments especially red etc) bleed into the plastics...but on ATAT Driver it is very easy....just saying!

Even if original it cant be proven...it can only be disproven!

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 11:49 am

@wbobafett wrote:

BTW: Most often wrong assembled figure is the Jawa....you ask why?? Because you cannot see it under the fucking robe!!!  Razz Razz Razz

I'd agree with that! I've got one where the legs were fitted the wrong way round & I can see how that would slip through QC.  Smile 
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 12:19 pm

Yep definitely unpainted/stripped At-At driver limbs, the sculpt is completely different to the Hothtrooper anyway

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but assembly errors are common, I pulled this one from a sealed baggie, back in the late 80's

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Doesn't AJ have a Hothtrooper with two right arms?
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 12:25 pm


Hey, don't forget this bad ass mofo....!

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and stop staring at his arse!

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 2:53 pm

@walkie wrote:

]and stop staring at his arse!!

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 15, 2014 7:46 pm

Unfortunately Wolff you are 100% correct on both counts.

He is a Pop Tart

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I think, even with a careful description that does not purport the figure to be 100% genuine factory error, that you would likely get +$100 for him on shitBay. Just look at the latest purchases of Orange Cape Squids .... just stupid.
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSun Feb 16, 2014 9:39 am

Anyone fancy a Solo armed hothtropper?

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSun Feb 16, 2014 1:28 pm

you mean the rare version without gloves?? DAAAANG.....I am looking for one since 20+ YEARS!!!

payment plan??
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSun Feb 16, 2014 1:31 pm

@wbobafett wrote:
you mean the rare version without gloves?? DAAAANG.....I am looking for one since 20+ YEARS!!!

payment plan??

Way out of your league my friend, the payment plan would take another 20+ years!!!  lol! 

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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSun Feb 16, 2014 2:18 pm

Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad 

well....worth a try!!
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 04, 2015 8:18 pm

$250- ridiculous!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome   Grey Limbs Snowtrooper - ALL opinions welcome I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 06, 2015 8:01 pm

man i wish that was legit . its very cool looking Angry SW Angry SW Angry SW
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