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teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

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teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby pizzathehutt » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:18 am

A friend of mine has some spares for sale pretty cheap (almost beater condition)

quite a few of those are biker scouts and snowtroopers and I noticed one of the biker scouts having a shorter mouth and the snowtroopers eyes some being connected and some split.

are these particularly rare?

what else should I be looking out for? would it be worth me picking them up for a couple of quid each?

any advice would be much appreciated

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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby poncho » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:58 am

short mouth biker could be a ledy worth about £20-30 depending on condition. snap it up for couple of quid for sure :-)

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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby aussiejames » Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:05 pm

For a few quid- variants are awesome :)

I suggest getting one of each main 'mould family' For Biker Scout: Taiwan, Made in Hong Kong, Hong Kong on boot. Then no CoO- which can be 'skinny limbs' or Ledy. Made in Macao & Made in with a scar (no CoO) are the tougher to find.
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Snowtrooper: 'Made in Hong Kong' on thigh, Made in China, 'Hong Kong' on thigh, No CoO on thigh) , Hong Kong on boot & no CoO on boot.


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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby olisuds » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:04 pm

What, did someone say Biker Scout?
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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby olisuds » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:06 pm

COO variants for Biker Scout are:
Hong Kong
Made in Hong Kong
Made in Taiwan
Made in Macau
No COO Skinny bird legs
No COO Lili Ledy short mouth
No COO PBP hard plastic
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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby pizzathehutt » Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:13 pm

thanks for your help guys.

cleared a lot up for me
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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby pmsbull » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:02 pm

Anyone ever seen a Biker Scout that has a small white dot at the bottom of the mouth piece ?
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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby Snaketibe » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:01 pm

pmsbull wrote:Anyone ever seen a Biker Scout that has a small white dot at the bottom of the mouth piece ?

I think that's where the black paint has rubbed off the raised bump at the bottom of the mouthpiece.

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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby edd_jedi » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:04 pm

Snaketibe wrote:I think that's where the black paint has rubbed off the raised bump at the bottom of the mouthpiece.


Sounds like another bona fide variant to me :D

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Re: teach me some basic info on biker scout and snowtrooper variants please?

Postby pmsbull » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:13 pm

Wish I could get a photo to upload to this site - they never work for me no matter how I try !

Looks like a painted dot right at the bottom of the mouth piece slot, wierd, but looks deliberate.

Anyone care to hit me on messenger and see if I can show a pic ?
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