C-3PO with Babu Frik (TROS)

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Since vac metal apparently isn’t an option anymore, it’s a shame this release didn’t get the carbonized treatment
 
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Got this guy the other day, but just got around to opening him up. I don't know if he goes all Rambo in TROS or what, and frankly I don't care, but how great is it to finally have a 3-P0 with articulated elbows?

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It's kind of hard to see, but he is holding the comm link that came with Stormtrooper Luke.

And how cute is this little guy? Man, he is a lot tinier than I was expecting.

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According to the Hasbro panel at NYCC, 3-P0's eyes will turn red when exposed to cold.
I bought one of these 3PO the other day and found this out when I got home. He was sandwiched between some frozen dinners. I hadn't read about this feature before, so at first I thought he was angry at me for being stuffed into the same bag as frozen food ;)
 
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LOL! I actually forgot all about this feature! I'll have to pop him in the freezer (or sandwich him between some frozen dinners) when I get home and try it out.
 
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Seriously what I was thinking.

Has Hasbro ever commented on the lack of Vac Metalized for the 6"? Since I own the Amazing SH Figuarts version, its a non issue for me, but, I would buy a Hasbro vac-metalized one in a heartbeat.
They'll say it's an environmental issue, but really it boils down to cost IMO. Not only the cost to have the vac metal done to the figure, but I think they would have to use a more expensive plastic that is more rigid. The typical plastic they use these days is way to soft and flexible. A more rigid plastic also means they would probably have to come up with a different scheme for the joints. This probably takes them down a path to a figure more like a SH Figuarts.
 
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Brickseek showing stock at both stores near me, but a Target associate said they might be pickup orders from online sales. Wanted to use the 25% off coupon.
 
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Got this guy the other day, but just got around to opening him up. I don't know if he goes all Rambo in TROS or what, and frankly I don't care, but how great is it to finally have a 3-P0 with articulated elbows?

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It's kind of hard to see, but he is holding the comm link that came with Stormtrooper Luke.

And how cute is this little guy? Man, he is a lot tinier than I was expecting.

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Great photography Billy-Ray!
 

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Ordered this version so hopefully get it in the next few days.
 
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