501st Clone Trooper - VC240

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I still think the 501st and Yoda should have been in a case with other "greatest hits with face improvements." I know there are more differences on these than just the real-face paint application, but the "all-new" figure cases should just have figures never made before or completely new sculpts of old characters than needed an update.
 
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It wasn't awful because it's based on the EP2 Clone, Bodie Tayler's likeness and they never corrected it when they switched to the EP 3 helmet.
So that is about the only noteworthy improvement, that a phase 2 clone has an accurate head sculpt.

However, I bet when they eventually reissue for phase 1 helmet again they don't switch it back or tool a new Bodie head they'll just keep the Morrison sculpt. lol
 
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I'm disappointed with this figure because the color shade of the blue markings doesn't fit those of ARC trooper Echo (single packed).
 
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I'm disappointed with this figure because the color shade of the blue markings doesn't fit those of ARC trooper Echo (single packed).
Eh, that's not uncommon. Look at all the shades of orange rebel pilots have been!
 
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Yeah it's always been that way, even though Hasbro has stated a concentrated effort to keep them the same color for all 501st there's no way to get the same exact color shade every time out. Especially when you buy paint in the quantities they do and the supply runs dry they have to make a switch, or a paint company is no longer able to get a certain pigment thus causing a slight change either darker or lighter.

While not 100% exact match every time at least it's better than it was prior to TVC.
 
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Got a notification from Pulse that ESB Yoda (VC218), TVC Fennec Shand (VC221), and 501st Clonetrooper (VC240) are incoming.
 
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mine arrived today from amazon. it's meh. the new head is better than the one i already had.
 
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ugh, opened mine and looked closer and they both have off-center helmet paint apps just like echo. i should just find more appos on ebay instead.
 
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They do add some nice actual play value, but display-wise they can be hit or miss for sure.
 
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Via Amazon in Amazon on exclusive ****ed up cards/bubbles
 

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Yeah for the cost of the figure it should come with two sculpts. It does already...just...extra effort.
 
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Do all of these 501s have off-center paint on the helmet? I just received one from from Amazon and it’s definitely a DerpTrooper. Oh well.
 
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Anyone else still waiting on entertainment earth? I ordered multiple cases day 1 and all my orders were skipped. Same for the death watch mando
 
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FWIW, my case arrived back on 5/17. My DWM case was supposed to ship this month, but I noticed last week the release date now shows January of 2023.
Same here. I'm afraid they won't fulfill my order. And sadly both figures look to be sold out anywhere I could army build them
 
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