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03-13-2003, 10:46 PM
I just scored a Jedi Luke from the FAO 2pack for super cheap ($5). What a steal!
Only thing is, he's missing his cloak. I was just wondering if anyone here has done a custom, or knows of any other alternative. I was thinking about making one from a Palpatine robe, but the texture is all wrong... I really want him to have a cloak!
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! :D
03-13-2003, 11:15 PM
Hmm, are you sure it's the Luke from the FAO 2-Pack? The Luke: Jedi was re-issued later in the basic 12" line, without his cloak. He also came with a bone and a glow in the dark lightsaber. If I recall correctly. :)
MTFBWY and HH!!
Jar Jar Binks
03-13-2003, 11:42 PM
I believe that was one of the few 12" figures I took a pass on, the reissued 12" Jedi Luke that is. The last time I saw the figure, it was clearanced for around $5, but the box was so badly damaged, I took a pass on it. Besides, I did have the Jedi/Bib FAO two pack already. If it is the reissue jpak001, at least you didn't pay a lot for it.
03-14-2003, 12:09 AM
Naw, it's definitely the FAO version. He's got the dark hair and clear saber. I actually had the single version at one point and just wasn't happy with it (mainly because of the stupid glow saber). Ended up selling it off with about a million other toys!
I was really happy to score him for such a great price even though he's missing the cloak! I also scored a loose 12" Sebulba for $10. I was really stoked about that too!:D
03-14-2003, 12:46 AM
Hmm, that's tough, the FAO version's cloak is pretty unique. Maybe try sewing one from the 12" Maul's cloak, that's all I can think of.
03-14-2003, 03:36 AM
Originally posted by jpak001
Naw, it's definitely the FAO version. He's got the dark hair and clear saber.
You mean green saber?
From time to time these things pop up on eBay so if your not in a hurry to get his cloak you could just keep checking.:)
03-14-2003, 07:28 AM
what you can do is get an extra episode 1 obi-wan robe, dye it black and remove the sleeves and sew up the holes. presto! you have luke's ROTJ cloak.
i have not done this myself, but have seen one that been altered like this, and it looked really good.:)http://www.rebelscum.com/photo.asp?image=toys/td-lukejedicape.jpg
also, you could get an episode 1 qui-gon robe, remove the sleeves, don't sew them, and boom!, an episode 2 anakin robe!;)
03-14-2003, 08:24 AM
Oh yeah, I meant the clear green saber. Thanks for the suggestions guys! My best bet would probably be trying to customize a Ep1 robe (since you can still find those figs for pretty cheap).
03-19-2003, 03:44 PM
I thought the robe was dark brown.
If you're not a stickler for details, you can easily make a robe. If I remember correctly, Luke's ROJ robe didn't have sleeves.
03-19-2003, 04:58 PM
Right, it was a cloak...with a hood.:D
04-08-2003, 05:11 PM
Correct me if I'm wrong, but has there been a 12 inch Jedi Luke in black clothes? Well, they could make one (or update it) and include the green lightsaber, a bone from the rancor pit, and then perhaps include an authentic bionic hand with a compartment showing the insides of the forearm to the hand (the rods can even move wen his fingers move) hey, if GI-Joe can make 12 inches almost exactly proportional to the real people, so can hasbro.
04-08-2003, 05:20 PM
There was a few years back. The only 12 incher I have, aside from TC-14. He has glow-in-the-dark lightsaber, bone, removable vest, and a permanently black hand. He's pretty cool. :)
04-08-2003, 08:27 PM
Originally posted by Imperial Monarche
Correct me if I'm wrong, but has there been a 12 inch Jedi Luke in black clothes? Well, they could make one (or update it) and include the green lightsaber, a bone from the rancor pit, and then perhaps include an authentic bionic hand with a compartment showing the insides of the forearm to the hand (the rods can even move wen his fingers move) hey, if GI-Joe can make 12 inches almost exactly proportional to the real people, so can hasbro. There were (2) 12" Jedi Lukes, 1 was a FAO 2 pack with Bib fortuna back in 96? Another in the Action collection with the bone and such as Mr Jabba said above, I think it was like 97. As for GI-Joe making proportional figures, well Hasbro makes the GI-Joe line. Hasbro thinks that we will buy 12"SW figure no matter how bad they look, so they don't put to much effort into their 12" line.
That's a brilliant idea about the hand compartment, and so obvious. I can't believe I've never heard that suggestion before!
04-22-2003, 02:36 PM
Good job Hasbro! Once again, another 12" Jedi Knight without his robe - how lame and cheap of you! If you're reading this, Hasbro, it's not too late to add one on - just sew a slit in the robe for access to the lever on Luke's back.
04-22-2003, 07:48 PM
This new Luke comes with cuffs though. Heh heh. I guess the next one will have Luke without the vest, and with a painful expression on his face from being zapped by Palpy.:D
04-23-2003, 10:59 PM
How about a 12" "Emperor's Wrath" Vader with the visible skull as well.
Heck, for that matter, do a 12" Emperor's Throne Room three-pack like the cinema scene done for the 3 3/4" line.
(And make sure Palpatine has that stupid smirk on his face)
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