Boba armor differences

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    Boba armor differences

    Is there a big difference between Boba Empire and Boba Return of the jedi ?

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    everything .......do a search w/ the search function.....there are a few threads on this topic

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    Predominately the colour scheme.. but there are quite e few greebles here and there that are different too... Too many to answer in this post.
    As Jluck suggests try the search function and all will be explained...

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    pretty much the only differences are the soft parts and the armor.



    seriously, just read up on old threads here and it will all make sense.

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    Do you mean costumewise, or the physical chest and body armour?

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    i think the shin tools and boots are the same, possibly the neckseal

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    A lot of things are different. Jet Pack, gauntlets, cape and especially color, scratches & battle damage. Generally speaking, ESB gauntlets, jet pack and body armor are the same basic bluish green color. On Pre-Production suits, the right gautlet is a reddish brown, the left is a dark yellow. On ROTJ, both gauntlets are red. The construction of the left gauntlet details are different on each version as well.

    The shape of the body armor is basically the same throughout all three versions with some differences in the location and size of the dents, dings and scratches.

    I would suggest searching for threads here on the differences. Also you may want to buy one of Brak's Boba Fett reference cds. It's money well spent.

    If you want a basic Boba Fett costume that is easily recognizable for a Halloween party or something like that, all the details may not matter that much to you. If you want to get into the 501st Legion, then it matters more.

    The best advice I was given was to choose a version YOU like and then learn about that one and build that version. After all, you are the one it matters to most.

    Good luck, post pix and keep on trying.

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    Southern hunter said: View Post
    A lot of things are different. Jet Pack, gauntlets, cape and especially color, scratches & battle damage. Generally speaking, ESB gauntlets, jet pack and body armor are the same basic bluish green color. On Pre-Production suits, the right gauntlet is a reddish brown, the left is a dark yellow. On ROTJ, both gauntlets are red. The construction of the left gauntlet details are different on each version as well.

    The shape of the body armor is basically the same throughout all three versions with some differences in the location and size of the dents, dings and scratches.

    I would suggest searching for threads here on the differences. Also you may want to buy one of Brak's Boba Fett reference Cd's. It's money well spent.

    If you want a basic Boba Fett costume that is easily recognizable for a Halloween party or something like that, all the details may not matter that much to you. If you want to get into the 501st Legion, then it matters more.

    The best advice I was given was to choose a version YOU like and then learn about that one and build that version. After all, you are the one it matters to most.

    Good luck, post pix and keep on trying.
    Could not have said it better!
    Choose your style of Fett and research the details?

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    Some one told me the under pants were the same, but this may not be true.

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    old_jedi_mind_trick said: View Post
    Some one told me the under pants were the same, but this may not be true.
    The Fett man goes commando...

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    old_jedi_mind_trick said: View Post
    Some one told me the under pants were the same, but this may not be true.
    that was me! it was decided that he was a whitey-tighty guy.

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    saint_nasty said: View Post
    that was me! it was decided that he was a whitey-tighty guy.
    Well I hope you were right, coz I switched from ESB to SE and I still only got the one pair....pics to follow.

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    Re: Boba armor differences

    do a side by side comparison, you will for sure notice the color scheme is different, Gaunltets, Ammo belt have changed. don't know if Boba for sure goes "commando" but he'll have some explaining to do with that G string/Thong on the outside of his flightsuit????
    Last edited by Bountyone; Dec 9, 2007 at 11:23 AM.

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    Bountyone said: View Post
    do a side by side comparison, you will for sure notice the color scheme is different, Gaunltets, Ammo belt have changed. don't know if Boba for sure goes "commando" but he'll have some explaining to do with that G string on the outside of his flightsuit????

    Ahh yes, the "Boba thong". I think it's unique to the ESB version. As far as going commando or wearing whitey tighties, he could be a knit boxer or boxer brief guy or he may be even more fashion-forward than that.

    Maybe we'll learn the details on a future "Behind the scenes" DVD from George Lucas.

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    Southern hunter said: View Post
    Ahh yes, the "Boba thong". I think it's unique to the ESB version. As far as going commando or wearing whitey tighties, he could be a knit boxer or boxer brief guy or he may be even more fashion-forward than that.

    Maybe we'll learn the details on a future "Behind the scenes" DVD from George Lucas.
    nope... rotj boba was sporting the thong too...

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