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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:25 pm
by plantainman
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:

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:52 pm
by hellhippie
amazing update and info as usual Neil, your the man . the variant world thanks you

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:29 pm
by plantainman
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!

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 8:22 pm
by plantainman
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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Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 10:10 am
by Tarkin's nosehair
Great info as always. thank you. :)

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 4:54 pm
by SAVORY100
Great update Neil, a figure very close to me heart :D

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 8:01 pm
by hellhippie
awesome as always , one of my favorite figures and well explained :D

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:46 pm
by plantainman
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............

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:12 pm
by TheJabbaWookie
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

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:21 pm
by plantainman
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.
Peace

Re: **COO VARIANTS** by Plantainman

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:02 pm
by hellhippie
i'll be waiting Neil , your guides are great . I look forward to more all the time :D