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Got this info from another site (Echo base FB page). Not tried it yet, but it got me thinking what other figures have similar designs to allow you to do something else the majority might not know?
Source: http://www.jeditemplearchives.com -
http://www.jeditemplearchives.com/2018- ... -features/
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Very interesting, thank you for posting this. I wasn't aware of this either, and it's always great to discover new things about these toys after all these years :-). Perhaps Kenner did this deliberately, but my guess is that it's probably just coincidence, but still a fun one to know. It reminds me of the first time I learned that Han Hoth's blaster can be fixed onto his holster, although since that's such a perfect fit, I'm guessing that one probably was intentional.

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The fact that Luke X Wing has a visor, not black hair was a revelation in adulthood
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Snaketibe wrote:Very interesting, thank you for posting this. I wasn't aware of this either, and it's always great to discover new things about these toys after all these years :-). Perhaps Kenner did this deliberately, but my guess is that it's probably just coincidence, but still a fun one to know. It reminds me of the first time I learned that Han Hoth's blaster can be fixed onto his holster, although since that's such a perfect fit, I'm guessing that one probably was intentional.
Thanks snaketibe. Will try that too once I get a complete one.

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lejackal wrote:The fact that Luke X Wing has a visor, not black hair was a revelation in adulthood
To be truthful, if I had one has a child I would have probably thought the same. :D

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That's amazing I never new this either. Thanks for posting this. :D
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That’s a new one on me too - ingenious
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Not sure about weapon position :lol: but helmet works well there. :D
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That's awesome, had never seen or thought of doing this, thanks for posting!

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I'm not so sure this was designed this way - more a question of it being discovered you can do it rather than it being done for that purpose.

Surely Kenner would have advertised this feature in some way? Cool nontheless.

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SublevelStudios wrote:I'm not so sure this was designed this way - more a question of it being discovered you can do it rather than it being done for that purpose.

Surely Kenner would have advertised this feature in some way? Cool nontheless.
I think there is an implied suggestion within the source article that the information orginated from some old Kenner documentation. So perhaps there was an intent or purpose.

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Taffius wrote:
SublevelStudios wrote:I'm not so sure this was designed this way - more a question of it being discovered you can do it rather than it being done for that purpose.

Surely Kenner would have advertised this feature in some way? Cool nontheless.
I think there is an implied suggestion within the source article that the information orginated from some old Kenner documentation. So perhaps there was an intent or purpose.
I am sceptical as well as the weapon is a balancing act with arm but for fun I thought it was worth a try. However whilst trying it, part of her front dress looks a great recess for the staff! :lol:

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Tried it on my Leia 8)
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Thanks for sharing this Taff :D
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News to me and I have been collecting vintage starwars on and off from around 1993 :o
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Ruby2511 wrote:Tried it on my Leia 8)

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Thanks for sharing this Taff :D
Russ. No worries...just passing stuff on and nice to see I am a trend setter. :lol:

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