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    Stormtrooper Question

    I was going through my 6yr old's Star Wars collection with him this weekend, and came across something that's got me puzzled. I think this may be a figure his mother found at a yard sale or something. The figure IS NOT a homemade custom figure. There are NO cut marks in the seams of the chest and the figure still has the factory plastic "weld". Anyway, my son has a Stormtrooper that is made up of a POTJ Sandtrooper head (no shoulder pauldron), chest (with slot in back for backpack), and arms; and commtech/OTC Stormtrooper torso, belt, and legs (with articulated knees). The figure is clean white, with no sand deco paint job.

    At first I thought this was just a Sandtrooper that somebody cut the shoulder pauldron off. Then I noticed that he has the Stormtrooper belt and articulated knees. So what I am wanting to know is did Hasbro put a figure out like this or is this maybe a production error that somehow made it to the stores?

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    Any chance you could snap us a picture and post it so we can take a look?
    You'll be sorry, Pee-Wee Herman!

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    I don't own a digital camera, and my scanner won't scan a clear picture of the figure (I've already tried). I mean I can scan some pics of the figure, but you won't be able to see the welds in the chest to verify that it is not a custom figure.

    I am an old customizer (http://droidfactorycustoms.tripod.com) so I know this is not a custom figure. However I do know that from time to time Hasbro puts out their own "custom" or "kit-bashed" type figures as a new release. General Leia was a Millenium Mint Coin Endor Leia with Hoth Leia head. The Hoth Leia that came in the box set with the open belly Taun Taun was a Bespin Escape Leia with Hoth Leia head. Not to mention all the different ROTJ Lukes that made (Skiff Luke, Rancor Luke etc.)

    Someone tell me how to post a scan of the figure and I'll do it anyway.

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    I knew what figure this was as soon as I read your excellent description.

    The Darth Vader carrying case came with a Boba Fett and Stormtrooper, that was a POJ Sandtrooper without pack, pauldron, and detailing.

    See picture here: http://www.rebelscum.com/OTCcarrycaseVader.asp

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    THANK YOU!! My scans of the figure were aweful. I bought my son that Vader carrying case last year, and thought that might have been where the figure came from but I wasn't sure. Thanks once again.

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    He was first released in the Imperial Forces set at TRU.

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    Thanks for all the help. By the way isn't it kinda ironic that we are discussing on SirSteves's forums and you guys linked to images on Rebelscum. I love both sites, I just thought it was kinda ironic. Kinda like posting on Pepsi and linking to Coca-Cola.

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    I not sure if the same figure came from the TRU Imperial Forces Set because when I purchased the set from a sealed box on the sales floor the Stormtrooper I got was the original Comm-Tech version with the Blaster scarring effect.
    Looking for CW 2010 Sidious and TX-20...if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated. thanks

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    Re: Stormtrooper Question

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkArtist
    I not sure if the same figure came from the TRU Imperial Forces Set because when I purchased the set from a sealed box on the sales floor the Stormtrooper I got was the original Comm-Tech version with the Blaster scarring effect.
    The stormtrooper in my Imperial Forces set looks like the one I got with the Darth Vader case.

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