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Offline 35th-scale

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Bandai Stormtrooper
« on: May 08, 2017, 01:04:33 AM »
Picked this boy up at IMSS show yeaterday and couldn't resist putting him together. Two hours work and he's done.







But the joints make it look like a toy so I'm going to fill all them in and sculpt to make look like real elbow, knee, ankle, shoulder, hip etc and then repaint the whole thing.





But he did go together very easily, is well molded and looks cool. All the parts can come apart also for now. None of the joints glued yet.

Will definitely get more of these figures

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Re: Bandai Stormtrooper
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2017, 02:02:47 AM »
Hmmm...lots of scope for other camouflage and related schemes there.
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Re: Bandai Stormtrooper
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2017, 04:48:26 AM »
For some reason Bandai SW kits retail in New Zealand for about twice the price in other countries so, even though most of them are on my wants list, I can't really justify even one!
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Re: Bandai Stormtrooper
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2017, 06:30:26 PM »
Hmmm...lots of scope for other camouflage and related schemes there.

Maybe if I make a mess of it....or on a future one. But for now I'm aiming for a more realistic looking original Stormtrooper.

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Re: Bandai Stormtrooper
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 06:46:53 PM »
For some reason Bandai SW kits retail in New Zealand for about twice the price in other countries so, even though most of them are on my wants list, I can't really justify even one!

Well I got this chap 2nd hand from a mate but I do know we can source them through Amazon.co.uk, but coming from Japan, for about 24 including post which is not too bad. But it all depends on whether you get stuck for excise duty. Our customs are quite lax for small items, maybe it's different in NZ

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Re: Bandai Stormtrooper
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2017, 04:23:25 AM »
That could be it. To be fair I could buy from eBay, HLJ etc. But they retail in shops and local online retailers for NZ$84.99...according to xe.com that's around 53. That's before postage.
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Re: Bandai Stormtrooper
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2017, 02:43:52 AM »
Sure looks every bit the business! Nice work!

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