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PostSubject: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeSat Dec 30, 2017 8:14 pm

The new fake rebel blasters:
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Fakes on the left, original V2s on the right
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Fakes have a gap below the front button and the originals have a gap above the back button ( highlighted in red)
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The fakes 'dimple' is more square
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PostSubject: Re: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeSat Dec 30, 2017 8:21 pm

The fake telescoping sabers
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PostSubject: Re: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeSun Dec 31, 2017 10:44 am

For the blasters, what do the mold seams look like on the back of the sight and handle?
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PostSubject: Re: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 06, 2018 2:27 am

2017 fake on left. Is slightly thicker, mould seam not as pronounced
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PostSubject: Re: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 06, 2018 2:29 am

Telescoping saber shaft & tip length is wrong. And they 'rattle' /fail drop test.
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PostSubject: Re: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 06, 2018 11:52 pm

@aussiejames wrote:
2017 fake on left.  Is slightly thicker, mould seam not as pronounced

Thanks. I noticed the angle on the back of a real one I have and though it might be another way to ID fakes.
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PostSubject: Re: Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers   Fake Rebel blasters & telescoping sabers I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 24, 2018 7:43 am

The Floating Repro Rebel Blaster has now been archived on www.imperialgunnery.com and designated as a Repro V6.

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