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Author:  Darth Phaeton [ Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:28 pm ]
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JRX wrote:
slasher x wrote:
What about ebay seller postbox1000? He is from Germany and is often selling accurate ANH armor. He claims it to be 1st gen and different from the TE and GF armor. Does anyone know of this seller and possibly verify the authenticity of the armor?



????? ... never heard of that guy before !!! ... I am from Germany, but I've
never seen any auction for accurate ANH armor here ... do you have pics
of one of his auctions saved ??? ... would be great if you could post them
if you have some ... or a link to a previous auction maybe ... :rolleyes


http://cgi.ebay.de/star-wars-stormtrooper-armor-anh-armor_W0QQitemZ250091777086QQihZ015QQcategoryZ37887QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Its Movie FX BTW, and he is a liar.
http://www.moviefx-business.com/htm/produkte/kostueme.htm#wa

Author:  StarWars Collector [ Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:43 pm ]
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One of Guidon Messika's aliases.....?

Author:  JRX [ Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:03 pm ]
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:lol :lol :lol ... Sorry, but I was so "excited" about the 3 words:

"Accurate ANH Armor"

that my first and only though was "Vader Chest Armor" ... :rolleyes

... So I totally forgot I was in the "Stormtrooper Section" ... :violent

... stupid me ... :eek

Author:  slasher x [ Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:13 pm ]
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I thought so. I was just curious. I knew there were a fair share of European fellows on this board, so I figured it would be the best place to ask.

From what I have read and have been told by those in the know, Movie FX armor was cast from the GF ANH armor. And the ROTJ armor that they offer wasnt available until after C2 when 2 German individuals purchased ROTJ armor from some folks after the con.

I am not throwing accusations here its just what I have read or been told first hand by parties in the know, so to speak.

Author:  StarWars Collector [ Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:13 pm ]
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After seeing the auction I totally agree with DP: 100% GM/Movie FX.

Author:  No Humor Man [ Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:42 pm ]
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Deleted the corresponding topic to this one from the Trooper Armor section and only keep it solely here in the Privileged Section - a waste to have to update basically the same topic in two locations, so I thought it was better with just one. :lol

Cheers. :cheers

Author:  No Humor Man [ Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:33 am ]
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TE Gloss Armor picture added with permission by Clutch! :thumbsup

Author:  No Humor Man [ Wed May 02, 2007 12:00 pm ]
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Added A.N.H & A.N.H.2 to the list - http://www.imperialsurplus.com/

Author:  No Humor Man [ Fri May 04, 2007 4:29 pm ]
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Added a picture of the TM ANH Stunt and renewed the TE Stunt and Hero pictures - all provided by CSMaclaren. Thanks bud! :thumbsup

Also fixed some broken links and removed the "Confirmed recasts" part of the list and added the helmets listed there back into the main list.

Cheers.

Author:  JoeR [ Fri May 18, 2007 9:45 am ]
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Two of my old helmets and photos on that first page :lol

The Meatsock was my first Sandy weathering job and the TE Sandtrooper was the last one TE made....

Joe

Author:  No Humor Man [ Sun May 27, 2007 9:40 pm ]
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Added the GF Armor picture, provided by Darth Karo.

Author:  No Humor Man [ Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:11 pm ]
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Changed the Meatsock picture to a Stomtrooper instead of a Sandtrooper... also added a picture of the RT-Mod V2.

More pictures to follow soon are the RT-Mod V3 + V4 & Troopermaster Hero & Altmanns.

Reason the pictures look so wonky is becuase I screwed up the measurements. It should be 250*250 pixels + 35 pixels added at the bottom for the text. Will have to redo all those with the wrong measurements soon.

Author:  clutch [ Tue Jul 03, 2007 4:15 pm ]
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Found this pic of 2 GF helmets I used to own. He had the most professionally-made, and consistent helmets I have seen.
Image

Author:  StarWars Collector [ Tue Jul 03, 2007 4:21 pm ]
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Yep, those GF were truly awesome. What kind of mic tips did he use?
They look kinda strange to me.

Author:  clutch [ Tue Jul 03, 2007 8:21 pm ]
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They were sink parts wrapped with electrical tape. :cool: As you can see, I had replacements standing by. :lol

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