Imperial Probe Droid

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I'd be down with a probe droid (does nobody call them probots anymore?) - do you think it'd be a bank breaker if it had a single LED? Probably too much to hope for.....
 

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I'm down for a Probe Droid, I've always liked the design so it will be a welcome addition to the collection.
 
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Ever since I was a kid I always pictured the probe droid more in 'scale' to regular person. Like I always thought of it as a smaller, 'would have been single carded figure' droid. Part of that probably stems from using FX-7 as a probe droid back in the day. So I actually kind of prefer using the 3.75" probe droid to display with my 6". That said, I love the design and would absolutely get one.
 
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Height wise it's not that far off a regular person, but it's much, much deeper and wider.
IMG_1021.JPG Come to think about it, I wonder if they can re use some of the tooling down the road and give us a Viper droid.....?
 
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I'll be done for a Probot. I can then stop using the 3.75 POTF one.
 
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To be honest, I thought it was just the top that was different, but after checking out pics they're actually MORE different than I thought.... there'd be little to no tooling re use possible.IMG_1022.JPG
 
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I'm interested, but I'll definitely be waiting to see a review video before I decide if I'll buy it. For me, the old oversized POTF2 version has been a perfect scale. Only ways Hasbro can drive up my desire for this one:

similar size to the POTF2 version
more articulated arms/"hands"
retractable antennae
flight stand that makes it sit about 8in off ground (at top of dome with antennae down)
 
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Like everyone else, I wouldn't mind having two and I hope they come with clear stands as well. Like with the Interrogator droid that came with Tarkin.
 
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Since, according to twitter, this is coming sooner rather than later, here's another pic I found that might help to scale it in relation to humans.... It looks to be pretty much 'person sized'.

I pulled out my POTF2 one recently to see if I could fudge it into the display, and that one comes up to just below the chin on a standard BS figure. So it's too small by quite some margin. (I've no idea how big the recent 3.75" release is next to a 6" figure, if someone has any comparison pics, I'd be curious to see them)
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Since, according to twitter, this is coming sooner rather than later, here's another pic I found that might help to scale it in relation to humans.... It looks to be pretty much 'person sized'.

I pulled out my POTF2 one recently to see if I could fudge it into the display, and that one comes up to just below the chin on a standard BS figure. So it's too small by quite some margin. (I've no idea how big the recent 3.75" release is next to a 6" figure, if someone has any comparison pics, I'd be curious to see them)
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I have a feeling that they'll be using the same exact one for this release.
 
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If it had sound effects it'd be a def buy. Probably still look to get it eventually but perhaps not an instant/preorder type of purchase.
 
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Since, according to twitter, this is coming sooner rather than later, here's another pic I found that might help to scale it in relation to humans.... It looks to be pretty much 'person sized'.

I pulled out my POTF2 one recently to see if I could fudge it into the display, and that one comes up to just below the chin on a standard BS figure. So it's too small by quite some margin. (I've no idea how big the recent 3.75" release is next to a 6" figure, if someone has any comparison pics, I'd be curious to see them)
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I was using the 3.75” version last year and it is about as tall as a 6” black series figure. The main problem other than height is how much thinner it is in comparison. If you look at the prop it is very wide, much wider than a human adult. So while you can sorta get away with the 3.75” version it is not a permanent replacement with a more appropriate sized one being released soon.
 
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I still have the 1997/98? version, and the PD that came w/Darth Vader fig a few years ago. But looking so forward to this one.
Are the two roughly the same size? Or is the later one slightly larger? I've only got the 97/98 one. (Also, it's strangely grey, like the old vintage one, I assume the modern one was the correct colour?)
 
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Are the two roughly the same size? Or is the later one slightly larger? I've only got the 97/98 one. (Also, it's strangely grey, like the old vintage one, I assume the modern one was the correct colour?)
TBH the POTF is in a bin sealed. I guess it might be a tad bigger?
 
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Mass wise I think the POTF2 is a little bigger than the forcelink. In general they look to be about the same size. Aesthetic wise the forcelink is a lot better, imo.
 
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Mass wise I think the POTF2 is a little bigger than the forcelink. In general they look to be about the same size. Aesthetic wise the forcelink is a lot better, imo.
Hopefully that's the digital sculpt that they'll upscale. Looking forward to this one.
 
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