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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:46 PM - Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #1

    well in the scene where Leia is exposed and she brings Han infront of Jabba the Hutt, after Solo is taken away and Leia is pushed towards Jabba... You can see Boba Fett walking behind her, behind the guy in the red suit...

    I donnot have the equipment to take a decent snap shot, but I think I saw something that looked like a strap attached to the but of the stock and the bottom of the grip, hanging over Fett' s right shoulder...

    Maybe I' m seeing ghosts, it could just aswell be one of his braides hanging over his hand, but it definitly looks like there's a black diagonal line going from his wrist to his shoulder.

    Anyone has any thoughts on this?
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    Nov 23, 2008, 5:11 AM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #2

    have I done something... wrong? if so I' d like to know what it is...
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    Nov 23, 2008, 10:56 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #3

    I see it but like you said, it could just be the wookie scalp...although I didnt think they're that long? it seems reasonable that it could be a strap, but there's no way of saying for sure.
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    Nov 24, 2008, 12:09 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #4

    Can anyone take a screengrab of it somehow??

    that would help to see what I' m talking about.

    has anyone else brought this up in the past and am I making a fuzz over an old drowned cow... if so, I apologize...
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    Nov 24, 2008, 12:22 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #5

    Best I can come upi with at the moment.
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    Nov 24, 2008, 12:37 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #6

    HMMMMMM Interesting.......
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    Nov 24, 2008, 1:18 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #7

    Looks like a strap to me.


    Nice find.
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    Nov 24, 2008, 1:47 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #8

    Quote ART ANDREWS said: View Post
    Best I can come upi with at the moment.
    wow!! thanks!!! hm... it "could" be a strap huh....

    then again, it could just aswell be an extention of the black wookiee braid... what are your thoughts on this Andrews?
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    Nov 24, 2008, 1:59 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #9

    Probably just a strap to help keep the weight off of his arms while holding the blaster.
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    Nov 24, 2008, 2:42 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #10

    Shadow from the Boom?
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    Nov 24, 2008, 3:08 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #11

    Quote slave1pilot said: View Post
    Shadow from the Boom?
    im pretty sure its there while hes walking so i dont think its a shadow
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    Nov 24, 2008, 3:26 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #12

    It seems that the black line goes up from the hand and onto the chest. So my guess is that it is a shadow of some sort.
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    Nov 24, 2008, 5:34 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #13

    I agree with S1P, i think it looks like a shadow from a boom mic or something...
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    Nov 26, 2008, 4:12 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #14

    You might get better screen grabs in the fight scenes on the skiff barge?
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    Nov 27, 2008, 2:04 AM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #15

    Here's a full screen shot.
    After looking at this clip about 50 times, I think there's a combination of 2 things.
    First is a shadow being cast from the wookie braids. The light source is coming from directly off-screen within 3 or 4 feet from Boba at about a 90 degree angle. This accounts for the shadow on his armor.
    Second is the dark spot coming across his hand. The way it lays across his fist at this particular angle suggests to me that it's a strap.
    The first dark spot(the wookie braid shadow) actually moves as you progress the shot from frame to frame, the line across his hand does not. This put together makes me think that there is a strap but we just never noticed it before.
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    Dec 1, 2008, 4:47 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #16

    hey thanks suspect!!

    I' m not exactly the person to judge what it is exactly... but I do agree on the fact that what I saw for a strap, does not move, while other shadows in the same frame do...

    I do have to admit I saw it on a tv screen that used to be in Fred Flinstones' appartment, being about as big as a Gameboy screen...

    anywho... is it JB in this particular scene? Is anyone in the position to ask him about it? if he remembers ofcourse.
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    May 8, 2009, 6:37 PM - Re: Strap on ROTJ Blaster? #17

    Quote RBF said: View Post
    well in the scene where Leia is exposed ........
    Leia was exposed, I totaly mmissed that scene, and I though the gold bikini was hot.

    I always thought that the 2 screws in the stock would be a cool place for a strap. (you know, have it loop over the sholder, and back to the stock, so that it hangs under the are.) I konw that's not what we are seeing here, but why are those screws ever there, if not for something like that. I mean, 2 philips head screws aren't much in the way of greeblies, if you know what.

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