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I like to think that super articulation IS standard articulation.
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As much as I enjoy super articulation, I would be perfectly happy if Hasbro gave us a happy medium. More than 5 POA, but not crazy 15+ points. It should keep costs down, but still give us the most popular articulation. Ball jointed head, Ball jointed shoulders, ball jointed elbows, waist, hips and ball jointed knees. I can live without ball joints in the hips. Swivel is fine. They can skip ankles and wrists too.
 
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As much as I enjoy super articulation, I would be perfectly happy if Hasbro gave us a happy medium. More than 5 POA, but not crazy 15+ points. It should keep costs down, but still give us the most popular articulation. Ball jointed head, Ball jointed shoulders, ball jointed elbows, waist, hips and ball jointed knees. I can live without ball joints in the hips. Swivel is fine. They can skip ankles and wrists too.
Definitely agree about ball jointed hips. I quite dislike them. Ball-jointed wrists are overkill. Swivel is fine.
 
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I went ahead and ordered Finn and Rey.

I think Finn can make a great Rebel Officer or maybe a spacer/smuggler.

I also want to get a spare OT Stormtrooper helmet to give him. I think he's partially based on Stormtrooper X and could make a great retconned custom.(I think ST X was white)

Other than that, he could always be Chance Calrissian. :{D
 
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Definitely agree about ball jointed hips. I quite dislike them. Ball-jointed wrists are overkill. Swivel is fine.
Ball hinged you mean. But yeah the wrists and hips arent necessary. Bom Vimdin is a perfect example. He could use a torso joint though.

I got Finn today. And like the other BS TFA figures he needs to be modified to hold a rifle better.

His legs are fine, but the ball hinged hips give him a wide seated position.

And should his shoes be white Stormtrooper boots? And the Stormtroopers are supposed to be wearing a body glove under the armor.

A classic trooper helmet fits him perfectly. I need to get a spare to give him to make him Stormtrooper X. :{D
 
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And should his shoes be white Stormtrooper boots? And the Stormtroopers are supposed to be wearing a body glove under the armor.

A classic trooper helmet fits him perfectly. I need to get a spare to give him to make him Stormtrooper X. :{D
His black "tracksuit" is the bodyglove. As for the shoes, I guess the calf armour is a separate piece?

For that custom, you'll probably have to either widen the hole in his neck or grind down the Stormtrooper's neck peg.
 
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His black "tracksuit" is the bodyglove. As for the shoes, I guess the calf armour is a separate piece?

For that custom, you'll probably have to either widen the hole in his neck or grind down the Stormtrooper's neck peg.
I'm going to use a removable classic ST helmet for his Stormtrooper X look. I just need to either mold and cast one or buy that AOTC Imperial accessory pack that has one.

I tried one of the Vintage ST's helmets and it fits perfectly. And other than the black track suit, there's not much to change color-wise. I don't mind my ST X being black instead of white. :{D

I guess since the FO updated the armor, they updated the bodyglove to a tracksuit?

I said boot, but I should have said shoe.

I watched the scene where he wakes up on Jakku just now.

The shoes are white till it shows him see the town.

I guess there's removable armor/leather on the shoes?

I see it more as a continuity error though.

But hey, maybe Jakku has a greyish clay under the sand that is slowly dirtying up his shoes? :{O
 
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It's even more ironic that his shoes were ever part of the plot and they're actually a plot hole. He's got sneakers on instead of storm trooper boots. I've heard all sorts of convoluted exuses as to why but none of them make sense. Even if they cut the "Han recognized the storm trooper boots" scene out...wouldn't he just be wearing white storm trooper boots regardless of whether or not Han notices them? "Oh the storm trooper boots have removable covers". Removable covers? What? From a production perspective why would you design "different shoes for Finn"?
 
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It's funny you mention Finns shoes since that was a plot point that was cut out. It's still in the deleted scenes from TFA but basically it's how Han realizes Finn was former First Order
Which negates the reason Han tell him Women always find out the truth. Sure he might have got a gut feeling since he's a scoundrel himself, but it does feel out of place w/o a connection.
 
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It's funny you mention Finns shoes since that was a plot point that was cut out. It's still in the deleted scenes from TFA but basically it's how Han realizes Finn was former First Order
It's even more ironic that his shoes were ever part of the plot and they're actually a plot hole. He's got sneakers on instead of storm trooper boots. I've heard all sorts of convoluted exuses as to why but none of them make sense. Even if they cut the "Han recognized the storm trooper boots" scene out...wouldn't he just be wearing white storm trooper boots regardless of whether or not Han notices them? "Oh the storm trooper boots have removable covers". Removable covers? What? From a production perspective why would you design "different shoes for Finn"?
Which negates the reason Han tell him Women always find out the truth. Sure he might have got a gut feeling since he's a scoundrel himself, but it does feel out of place w/o a connection.
I think the best explanation they could have given is a removable piece of clothing/armor that covered the shoe. Like in ww1&2, the soldiers had those things around their ankles. I don't know what they're called. But maybe that's something similar to Finn's shoes? He had removed a white piece covering the grey shoe underneath?

Disney be like: 'Now THIS, is continuity!' :{P

They should make a Finn figure that all the armor comes off and he doesn't have the jacket on. And they can make a white piece that comes off of his shoes. :{D
 
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If you look at the stills or production photos of the first order boots, there's no cover on them or room for covers. I believe it's just poor communication in the outfit designs during production.
 
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If you look at the stills or production photos of the first order boots, there's no cover on them or room for covers. I believe it's just poor communication in the outfit designs during production.
Yeah I had already said earlier that it's a continuity error. A discrepancy in the film. ;{D

I just think that if they want to retcon/explain it, the easiest thing is to say the boots have a removable piece of white armor/leather. :{D
 
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Disney be like: 'Now THIS, is continuity!' :{P
Not as though there weren't continuity errors throughout the other 6 films. Never mind the insane number of retcons throughout the old EU. People in glass houses and all that...
 
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Not as though there weren't continuity errors throughout the other 6 films. Never mind the insane number of retcons throughout the old EU. People in glass houses and all that...

If by people, IF you mean me, I didn't say or compare it to the OT or the PT. I was making an observation about TFA. It's a bizarre continuity error because it got by so many people without it being noticed. If I were the actor or stunt performers I think I'd go to get dressed and ask "wait...where did these sneakers come from?".
 
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Wow....well...I guess I know the answer to "what's new?"

I'm thinking of picking up another Finn for a custom Poe. $6 is hard to beat. Using cassian as a base looks pretty easy :)
 
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If by people, IF you mean me, I didn't say or compare it to the OT or the PT. I was making an observation about TFA. It's a bizarre continuity error because it got by so many people without it being noticed. If I were the actor or stunt performers I think I'd go to get dressed and ask "wait...where did these sneakers come from?".
I thought I had replied to you, but it seems to be missing now.

No, I wasn't referring to you. I was referring to Kyp, whose bit I quoted makes it seem he believes Disney is the only one who makes errors in their films while simultaneously holding themselves above everything else.

The shoes thing did bug me. Why make them look so different? Maybe Boyega didn't like the boots because they weren't comfortable or something.
 
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Curse the no edit! I had never really thought about Finn's shoes until the point was brought up here. I did always think his black body suit looked too baggy though.
 
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Curse the no edit! I had never really thought about Finn's shoes until the point was brought up here. I did always think his black body suit looked too baggy though.
Yeah, it looks more like a tracksuit. It seemed odd and out of place.
 
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Yeah, several posts were deleted...though nothing pertinent to the topic.
I thought they would have notified someone if their post was deemed too far? Mine did include a bit of mud-slinging as well as some relevant stuff about Finn's Reeboks. Oh well, guess it's easier for the mods to just delete the entire post.
 
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Walmart Canada has a huge blowout so thought I'd do this for fun. Don't care about the articulation which is why I used the Titanium Rey. It's just gonna be a display piece anyways. Didn't want to waste a BS Rey for this. Finn was $2 CDN and Rey was $6 CDN so it's not bad cause I get a nice stand with pegs for it.




 
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