Slave 1 with Boba Fett

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Apparently there's an OT Slave 1 with Boba Fett figure currently out in the Kylo packaging. Has anybody picked this up?
 
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I saw it last week at my local Walmart in Michigan. It looked to be the same smaller-sized Slave I that has been released before. Not sure if the Boba figure was any different than the previous 5POA version. The box art was pretty nice but since I already have the two previous box art versions of this vehicle I decided to pass on it. Still, it was kind of cool to see the Boba figure in the display window of the box.
 
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It looks really, really tiny. I saw one in Wal Mart, and the box is like a small box of cereal. The picture on the back has the figure in the cockpit, and it's comparable to the underscaled Jedi Starfighter. Just a wee little thing it is.
 
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Yeah, this set snuck up on us.
The box is the exact same dimensions as the FO Snowspeeder & Finn's Speeder. So, if you're looking for Slave 1, you might try looking behind those other boxes. From my experience, Slave 1 seems to be 1 per case assortment. I've only seen 1 at each Walmart I've been to that had it. I also saw 1 at Target, and 1 at TRU. So it is kinda rare. But it's more appealing than the FO Snowspeeder & Finn's Speeder, simply because it's Slave 1/Boba Fett. It won't last on shelves too long. I bought a couple of them for my collection. I keep mine in the boxes, but I'm curious to see what Slave 1 looks like fully-assembled, so if anyone has pics of it feel free to post in here.
 
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It's detailed, well painted, the cockpit opens, the figure fits inside (kind of), the wings move and doesn't hog an entire shelf. Not bad at all...

It reminds me of the Rvell Easy Kit, but with less paint detail and the big advantage of being comatible with the figures.
 
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Would need to be seen in real first, hopefully it's bit less tatty that the FO Tie Fighter.
 
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it's a pass for me. after the awesome Amazon exclusive version of the Slave 1, everything else is meh (except of course for the Vintage Kenner one :D )
 
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This is the same one we've seen on the Class II line the past few years. The case pacl is 1x Slave I, 1x Jakku Speeder, and 1x FO-Snowspeeder.

I think it's too bad that they don't have anything else to put put in this line besides a repack that's been in various packaging over the past few years. For a kid that likes Boba Fett, it's a nice set because the figure is there as well. However, I've already been to stores that have the last two packaged Versions of this, not selling until discounted, so I'm not sure how "quickly" this will move.

I guess it's a lot better than another jedi starfighter, but it's not as cool as a new T-65 X-Wing would be in this line.
 
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I have an extra SL Boba Fett I'm planning on repainting. I was planning to boil and pop the limbs and just wanted to know if that would cause damage to the limbs. Or should I just prime and paint? It's my first time repainting a figure at that size.
Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
I figured I'd post it here instead of bringing up the SL BF thread since it's the same figure..
 
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You can remove the limbs by boil and pop, but they won't go in once you finished. I did that with a Mission Series Vader and I had to cut two sides of the articulation disc to get it to fit again, and the arm became very loose.

Your best bet to disassemble these kinds of figures is to break open the torso with a proper tool and a thick cloth wrapping, but the breaking point will be unpredictable and you could end with a transversal crack.

The figures with solid PVC torsos, like the SL Snowtrooper or Hera, can be disassembled and assembled back easily by boil & pop, but the ones with a hollow, sonic welded, ABS hard plastic torso can't. That is the case with Fett.
 
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If you cut the disc on the arms into a mushroom shape you can pop it back in. Assuming you didn't do any damage in the initial boil and pop like stretch the peg then the arm will be tight. If you are careful when trimming the disc you can leave enough left that the arms will fit properly AND you can remove them arms if you wish. It involves trimming a little more than just the mushroom shape as the walls of the disc need to be thin.

Cracking Torso's can be done and isn't too bad if you are practiced at it. But it takes some practice and some broken Torso's before you have it down. What you need to do is take an Xacto knife to the seam along the side of the torso. You need a nice thin blade, slice the connecting post in the middle of the torso then torque your blade to pry it open. The only downside to doing this is that depending on how well the torso cracks you'll have a more pronounced seam on the side. Cracking torso's is always a last resort.

Popping heads and arms is the easiest. Legs are a little bit trickier.

F F U R G

A little old, but still the best place to start.

That's the nice thing about 5POA coming back. All my old skills are now current. Seems like a lot of customizers dropped off too....
 
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I'm not an "opener", and I really love this packaging art and the Boba figure, I just can't justify buying that vehicle. It's ridiculous. If it had been the POTF mold/sculpt, I'd be all over it.
 
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What a complete joke! Even compared to the Kenner vintage vehicle, which was the basis for the POTF2/SOTE version of Slave I, it's just ridiculous. And that's not taking into account the AOTC version which was repainted for the OTC line, or the excellent upscaled CW/TVC versions.
 
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What a complete joke! Even compared to the Kenner vintage vehicle, which was the basis for the POTF2/SOTE version of Slave I, it's just ridiculous. And that's not taking into account the AOTC version which was repainted for the OTC line, or the excellent upscaled CW/TVC versions.
Agreed. I almost bought it just to see how small it is in person and take pictures next to the VC version.
 
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I picked this up while seeing it on sale at TRU here in Parts Unknown (sale price is USA retail btw). I think I was quite lucky to find it infact, most of the stuff on the sales floor here is of the junk/warmer variety.It's a nice enough kids toy, a bit small, but easy to handle.
 
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