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    Mar 31, 2012, 12:12 PM - PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #1

    I was browsing some LFL Archive images (the ones posted over at RPF from the Star Wars Blu-Ray Extra) and one image draw my attention:

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    At a first look there's not much to see, but in that right down corner is deffinitely a Kaizer grip with sling, the same used on the Boba Fett Pre-Pro suits.

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    I tried to find other images with a better (and direct) view of the Sling Gun but with no results. At least we know that some Pre-Pro parts (especially Pre-Pro #2) had survived 30+ years.
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    Mar 31, 2012, 1:39 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #2

    Nice catch!
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    Mar 31, 2012, 1:42 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #3

    Very cool !

    What's that pack over on the right (top shelf) ?
    Hoth? Ish? lol
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    Mar 31, 2012, 1:46 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #4

    Haven't seen anything like that pack before, but it'd be my guess too that it's hoth rebel-related.
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    Mar 31, 2012, 1:50 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #5

    Hoth Rebel for sure:

  6. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Mar 31, 2012, 1:51 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #6

    And another one:

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    Mar 31, 2012, 1:53 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #7

    Quote KaanE said: View Post
    And another one:

    Yep, that's what I was thinking. Just didn't want to make a pie of myself lol

    Johnny on the spot !

    Chris
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    Mar 31, 2012, 2:06 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #8

    Here is another cool find, altough I don't know where this was used (or intended to use - maybe in the desert skiff scene), but is definitely painted in ROTJ colors:

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    Mar 31, 2012, 2:07 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #9

    Please, post the link with the pics... I can't find it!
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    Mar 31, 2012, 2:32 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #10

    I'll try to find the link(s) and post it here.
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    Mar 31, 2012, 2:58 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #11

    Quote RafalFett said: View Post
    Here is another cool find, altough I don't know where this was used (or intended to use - maybe in the desert skiff scene), but is definitely painted in ROTJ colors:

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    lol That's awesome. I've seen that pic before and never caught that. It's the original 80's
    12 inch Boba
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    Mar 31, 2012, 8:38 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #12

    I think this was used for the long distance shot of Fett flailing behind Luke before slamming into the Barge.
    They probably stop-motion animated it on the cheap.
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    Apr 1, 2012, 1:46 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #13

    Quote KaanE said: View Post
    Please, post the link with the pics... I can't find it!
    I found the thread with the links ==> RPF | Good Refs on Blu-Ray. By clicking on the link a new window will open and pressing 'Download' in the left top corner you can get all files in compressed format. Among all the goodies there is a shot of the right shoulder bell (this is not in the TDH Gallery) of the Boba Fett promo suit (Pre-Pro #2 combined armor):

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    Apr 1, 2012, 2:34 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #14

    Thank you Rafal
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    Apr 1, 2012, 11:17 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #15

    Here is the video with the full presentation of the Skywalker Ranch Archives Flythrough:

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    Apr 1, 2012, 11:57 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #16

    Quote fettpride said: View Post
    lol That's awesome. I've seen that pic before and never caught that. It's the original 80's
    12 inch Boba
    My Original 12 inch Boba.
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    Apr 1, 2012, 12:11 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #17

    Quote slave1pilot said: View Post
    My Original 12 inch Boba.

    That's the boy ! I remember vividly, getting him for Christmas 1980 lol

    *old*
  18. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Apr 1, 2012, 12:34 PM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #18

    Christmas 1980, I received this from my Grandmother (I'm still looking for a replacement)



    And I also got these from my parents: (these are all replacements)

    The Box is wrong for that speeder, that box and speeder are from 83-84
    The pistol is an original Star Wars, but I got the ESB one that year. (yes, it still works)
    I also got tons of figures

    I didn't get the 12 inch boba until 2 years ago.
    I also have the Stormtrooper, Vader, and Chewbacca (and another Boba). They are all missing a few pieces though.
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    Jan 6, 2013, 7:59 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #19

    Quote RafalFett said: View Post
    Here is another cool find, altough I don't know where this was used (or intended to use - maybe in the desert skiff scene), but is definitely painted in ROTJ colors:

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    While I was watching ROTJ (and also taking some screen captures) I noticed in the Luke air-kick scene that Boba Fett, who is flying in the background, that he has a yellow left gauntlet. After I found some great images of the 12 inch Boba Fett figure,I made this comparison image (which shows where this toy was used in the movie):

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    Jan 6, 2013, 8:17 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #20

    Very cool Rafal! I don't know how you can find newer elements again and again.
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    Jan 6, 2013, 8:52 AM - Re: PreProduction Sling Gun in the Archives! #21

    Quote StrumFett said: View Post
    Very cool Rafal! I don't know how you can find newer elements again and again.
    It's... like a curse! But I love it!

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