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WedgeWannaBe
05-04-2008, 02:04 PM
Hoping that someone can answer this question and/or provide photos: Can Grievous' top two arms be rotated/positioned as desired or are they static and only displayed one way?

Thanks!

theropod
05-04-2008, 04:28 PM
All arms are static.
I guess someone could break them and glue them together in a different position. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
-theropod

WedgeWannaBe
05-04-2008, 07:48 PM
All arms are static.
I guess someone could break them and glue them together in a different position. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
-theropod



THANK YOU THEROPOD!

Los_Gringo_Loco
05-06-2008, 02:57 PM
Yeah they are completely static. I hoped there'd be a little articulation there but there's none at all. Having said that, it really doesn't diminish the piece at all as it's spectacular. If you're thinking of getting one, do it. You really won't regret it.

WedgeWannaBe
05-06-2008, 04:46 PM
I'm just not that thrilled with the pose of the rear arms....I had only ever seen this piece from the front and thought it was a pose similar to the Kotobukiya model. Is the pose from the movie or something?

DXiRoNMaN
05-10-2008, 01:36 PM
my only problem with this piece is the position of the back arms. the sabers should be pointing forward or straight up, would've made it easier to display too

Los_Gringo_Loco
05-10-2008, 04:00 PM
I'm just not that thrilled with the pose of the rear arms....I had only ever seen this piece from the front and thought it was a pose similar to the Kotobukiya model. Is the pose from the movie or something?


The pose Sideshow have used is based on the CGI model that Lucasfilm used -
http://www.starwars.com/episode-iii/explore/sithsnap/2005/06/img/ep3_ia_91452.jpg
That isn't the exact picture, but is one from the series of images that were used for the CGI model.

Whereas, the Kotobukiya pose is from Episode 3, specifically the pose Grievous takes as he's about to fight Obi Wan-
http://www.product-reviews.net/wp-content/userimages/2007/07/star-wars-general-grievous-statue.jpg

http://ewan-captures.net/rots/images/rots_898.jpg

WedgeWannaBe
05-10-2008, 10:12 PM
I do like the Koto pose better.....still kind of stuck on those back sabers.....what the heck is he doing with them??? Making sure he is aerodynamic or something?? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

GKinCT
06-12-2008, 07:08 PM
Didn't have to want to start a new thread, so I thought I'd just use this one. I am going to get a PF Grievous. There is currently an Exclusive edition on eBay at a good price. It doesn't have a box, but is in Mint condition. The item would have insurance. Since this would be my first PF figure, I was wondering if anyone thoughtthat it could be a problem in the future not to have a box.

Boba_Fett_9969
06-12-2008, 07:26 PM
That's going to be tough shipping him. Even though the frame underneath is pretty sturdy all the armor pieces, legs, shoulder tabs, etc appear to be very delicate. He has a lot of small pieces on the torso and head. Hopefully each piece will be bubble wrapped individually and buried deep in packing peanuts.

If I was going to pack him without the shipping styrofoam, it would be very difficult and would not attempt it.

Hope this helps.

Trebor
06-13-2008, 01:44 AM
I agree. I picked him up locally from a guy and it barely made it home AND I had all of the original boxes. He didn't pack it well.

Be careful.

Mister_Gosh
06-13-2008, 02:48 AM
To be a little contrary for a moment, I don't think the Grievous PF is likely to *ever* go back into the original packaging in a way that would be safe. It's just too complicated to do right, and the odds that you (or the person repacking it) are going to get everything just right are low. I would take considerable time and care to wrap each sub-piece as much as it needed, then find a box or boxes that would accomodate that wrap-job, rather than trying to use "just enough" wrapping to get it back into the original shipping box.

Grievous, the Speeder Bike PF and the 1:1 Crumb all fit into this "better to do a brand-new wrap job" camp, IMHO.

GKinCT
06-13-2008, 05:18 AM
Thanks for the replies. I went ahead and bid on it.