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**COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Information on variations, weapons, cleaning and repair etc
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby plantainman » Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:25 pm

SAVORY100 wrote:Oh my days, I only thought that there were two tunic colours, that grey and dark olive though are particularly new to me... time to go hunting... again!


Sorry Steve, I'm forever opening a can of worms with this thread lol

"Just when I thought I was out, They pull me back in" :lol:
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby hellhippie » Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:52 pm

amazing update and info as usual Neil, your the man . the variant world thanks you

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Postby plantainman » Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:29 pm

hellhippie wrote:amazing update and info as usual Neil, your the man . the variant world thanks you


Thanks Bill. Appreciate the nod.
I wish I had more time to photograph and document the others I have to share. A quarter of the way through the year and only 2 figures added to the thread. I'll endeavour to get a couple more done before the end of May!

Vive variants!
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby plantainman » Tue May 30, 2017 8:22 pm

Rebel Soldier Variants

• We'll be looking at the Poch, PBP & Meccano figures and their Kenner cousins of the same Coo family

That said, Here's the guide.....

Coo guide...
Top row Left to right, Fam 1 MIHK, Fam 3 HK, Fam 2 HK
Bottom row Left to right, Fam 1 Poch, Fam 3 PBP, Fam 2 Meccano

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Left to right, Fam 1 MIHK Kenner & Fam 1 MIHK Poch
Notice :
• Whiter trousers and neck tie on Poch figure (Creamier on Kenner)
• Thinner black bar at bottom of chest emblem on Poch
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Left to right, Fam 1 MIHK Poch, PBP Pale face, PBP Cream face & PBP Pink face
All four spanish produced. The dark brown rebel soldier (DBRS) can come in two tones, A muddy brown as can be seen on the pale face figure, and a richer red-brown which can be seen on both the creamy and pink face figures.
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Left to right, PBP Pale face, PBP Cream face, PBP Pink face & Fam 3 HK (Kenner)
The three DBRS are alongside their parent figure, The Family 3 HK Kenner. The mould is the same, But the appearance is very different, which makes the DBRS such a great variant!
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Clockwise from top,
Fam 3 HK (Kenner), PBP Pale face, PBP Pink face & PBP Cream face

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So here are the eight rebel soldier figures we have highlighted....
Left to right,
Fam 1 MIHK Kenner, Fam 1 MIHK Poch, PBP Pale face, PBP Cream face, PBP Pink face, Fam 3 HK, Fam 2 HK, Meccano No Coo

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Peace

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Links :

WALRUS MAN GUIDE|RED SNAGGLETOOTH GUIDE|HAMMERHEAD GUIDE|GREEDO GUIDE*|

LUKE BESPIN GUIDE*|HAN SOLO BESPIN GUIDE|OBI WAN KENOBI GUIDE|DARTH VADER GUIDE*|

BOBA FETT GUIDE|DENGAR GUIDE|IG-88 GUIDE|4-LOM GUIDE|

LUKE X-WING GUIDE*|IMPERIAL COMMANDER GUIDE*|AT-AT COMMANDER GUIDE|AT-AT DRIVER GUIDE|

LUKE HOTH GUIDE|REBEL SOLDIER GUIDE|LEIA HOTH GUIDE|HAN SOLO HOTH GUIDE*|

ADMIRAL ACKBAR GUIDE|NIEN NUNB GUIDE|BIKER SCOUT GUIDE*|REBEL COMMANDO GUIDE*|

* coming soon

Any discussion is welcomed :mrgreen:
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby Tarkin's nosehair » Wed May 31, 2017 10:10 am

Great info as always. thank you. :)

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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby SAVORY100 » Wed May 31, 2017 4:54 pm

Great update Neil, a figure very close to me heart :D
On the hunt for items for my Han Original big head / pinhead focus

WANTS LIST

HAN SOLO FOCUS

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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby hellhippie » Wed May 31, 2017 8:01 pm

awesome as always , one of my favorite figures and well explained :D

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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby plantainman » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:46 pm

Tarkin's nosehair wrote:Great info as always. thank you. :)


SAVORY100 wrote:Great update Neil, a figure very close to me heart :D


hellhippie wrote:awesome as always , one of my favorite figures and well explained :D


Thanks fellas.

Yeah Rebel soldier is such a great sculpt, and so many Coo's to collect also. Difficult to narrow it down to just 8 variants for this thread, because the China and blank raised bar figures are quirky too! There's also a few different minor paint app variants on the Poch figures also, But this info can be found elsewhere on the net.

Going to photograph one of my favourite figures next, It's an all No Coo collection of eight figures............
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:12 pm

Awesome info. I've been searching for some detailed variant info to identify my hammerheads and this is the best Coo guide I've come across by far. Helped me determine my euro variant and the right pbp blaster to place with him. :D
’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves, Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe...
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby plantainman » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:21 pm

TheJabbaWookie wrote:Awesome info. I've been searching for some detailed variant info to identify my hammerheads and this is the best Coo guide I've come across by far. Helped me determine my euro variant and the right pbp blaster to place with him. :D


Really glad to hear you have been assisted in some way. That's what this info is here for.
Note to self : Must document some more of my figures soon :idea:
The pbp hammerheads have a lighter blue imperial blaster with the bar underneath the clip.
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby hellhippie » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:02 pm

i'll be waiting Neil , your guides are great . I look forward to more all the time :D

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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby plantainman » Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:37 pm

AT-AT Driver Variants (no coo)

• We'll be looking at four No Coo PBP figures vs four Euro No Coo figures...

That said, Here's the guide.....

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Link to Wolff's AT-AT driver COO GUIDE (for reference to the leg numbers)

Left to right,
PBP family 1 L1a R2a, PBP family 1 L1a R2d, PBP family 1 L1d R2a & PBP family 1 L1d R2d

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Notice how on the reverse the PBP figures have a darker red tone to the torso shapes...
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Left to right,
EURO family 1 L1c R2b, EURO family 1 L1c R2c, EURO family 3 L1a R1a & EURO family 3 L1a R1b

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Notice how on the reverse the EURO figures have a lighter orange tone to the torso shapes...
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The PBP AT-AT Driver figures have a hard plastic sculpt, Akin to that of the PBP snowtroopers. It is very noticeable against the softer sculpt of the EURO and kenner figures.
You see the difference in the helmet emblems below...
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Left to right,
PBP family 1 L1a R2a, PBP family 1 L1a R2d, PBP family 1 L1d R2a & PBP family 1 L1d R2d, EURO family 1 L1c R2b, EURO family 1 L1c R2c, EURO family 3 L1a R1a & EURO family 3 L1a R1b

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Links :

WALRUS MAN GUIDE|RED SNAGGLETOOTH GUIDE|HAMMERHEAD GUIDE|GREEDO GUIDE*|

LUKE BESPIN GUIDE*|HAN SOLO BESPIN GUIDE|OBI WAN KENOBI GUIDE|DARTH VADER GUIDE*|

BOBA FETT GUIDE|DENGAR GUIDE|IG-88 GUIDE|4-LOM GUIDE|

LUKE X-WING GUIDE*|IMPERIAL COMMANDER GUIDE*|AT-AT COMMANDER GUIDE|AT-AT DRIVER GUIDE|

LUKE HOTH GUIDE|REBEL SOLDIER GUIDE|LEIA HOTH GUIDE|HAN SOLO HOTH GUIDE*|

ADMIRAL ACKBAR GUIDE|NIEN NUNB GUIDE|BIKER SCOUT GUIDE*|REBEL COMMANDO GUIDE*|

* coming soon

Any discussion is welcomed :mrgreen:
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:36 pm

So are the dark red emblems an exclusive to the Poch At At Driver or can they be found on the PBP variant and others too?
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby plantainman » Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:41 pm

TheJabbaWookie wrote:So are the dark red emblems an exclusive to the Poch At At Driver or can they be found on the PBP variant and others too?


Exclusive to Poch in my belief. The PBP helmet emblems are a dark orange. The red colour tones on the Poch figures is very distinctive. It also features on the Ig-88 red eyes, Bespin guard etc
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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Postby Tarkin's nosehair » Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:36 am

Solid info' and very useful as always, thanks Neil and keep up the good work :)


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