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Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby ChallengerFox » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:44 pm

So i've had this Luke Farmboy in my collection for many years and it's always been missing the lightsaber, I recently got a lightsaber for it and went to fit it but it doesn't fit through, looking at the hole it's a lot smaller than it should be, any ideas on this ? The figure is a no COO, see pics, the last picture is of another Luke Farmboy I have just for comparison, thanks

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby poncho » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:46 pm

a later release trilogo era i believe

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby ChallengerFox » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:56 pm

Did they have different lightsabers ?

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby Snaketibe » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:58 pm

I'm no expert of which Luke sabers go with which Luke COOs, but the short answer is yes, definitely. Some sabers are indeed much thinner than others (and there are various shades of yellow too). The same is definitely true of Obi-Wan (and I dare say Vader too), as I experienced the same problem trying to add a genuine vintage saber to an Obi-Wan that didn't have one, only to find that it wouldn't fit. In the end, I found a much thinner vintage Obi-Wan saber and bingo! Perfect fit.

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby Dannywhiteley » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:03 pm

This is a Trilogo luke, wouldve come with a bespin sabre. The hole in the arm is like semi circle rather than full circle, the Bespin sabre just pushes in his hand.

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby edd_jedi » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:16 pm

Yes the theory is that they put Bespin sabres with these Luke's because the original ones did not fit. Impossible to prove of course but seems plausible as there are so many on trilogo cards with the Bespin sabre.

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby theforceuk » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:39 pm

My Luke Farmboy came in a Wallworths 8 pack, without a saber.

I've been buying loose beaters for my son recently and the repro weapons for them often don't fit the figures they are ment for.

Chewbacca and Hoth Stormtrooper rifle are good examples.
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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby Darth Satan » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:01 am

Dannywhiteley wrote:This is a Trilogo luke, wouldve come with a bespin sabre. The hole in the arm is like semi circle rather than full circle, the Bespin sabre just pushes in his hand.


This just never happened!

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby edd_jedi » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:49 am

I agree it's probably just another case of collectors over-thinking things like all these nonsense "family" groups :lol:

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:32 pm

My childhood farmer luke was sold with a bespin saber on a tri-logo but it was not a no coo farmer luke but a hong kong

But I have heard your figure was also sold on tri-logo but I do not know if it was sold with a bespin saber.

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Re: Strange Luke Farmboy ?

Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:28 pm

I remember I have also have some holes that was to small on some of my china farmer luke figures.

I use a saber with a broken tip to push through the small hole then it get's bigger and then you can put a saber with a tip through the hole :wink:


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