Slave one filming seat

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    Slave one filming seat

    hi guy, long time no see. twas watching ESB few hours ago and i thought this might be fairly interesting to you guys. or atleast to that guy who wants to remake Slave I's cockpit for his film. to get to the point i beleive Boba's chair is the same or atleast verry similar to the two back seats in the millennium falcon as well as the seat where Han is siting when he mocks the force in ANH. the reason i point this out is to both help the guy making the fanfilm and i want a kick arse gaming seat. ide upload pics to support my claim but my ps3 dont want me to. she be a crewl mistres. mabie someone will be nice enough to post some for me.
    so dose anyone know what the parts are for the seats?
    so what ya guys think?
    Edit. heres the pick of the top of the seat with han. im gunna need a widescreen pic of boba cause the seat aint there in full.
    edit ok took all the screenys i could of bobas chair and the others. they deffinetly look similar to me. they all seam to differ from one another in only smal parts. the main neck and headrest are the same still
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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    Maybe that's why Boba hated Han so much... he stole his cockpit chair!

    =P
    Good catch though.

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    The Falcon's rear cockpit/main hold chairs are based on stripped down Martin-Baker Mk.4 ejection seats.
    Those pics you posted of Boba's pilot seat look pretty much identical. Very cool! I hadn't ever noticed that before. It makes sense that they would have reused some of the set dressing between the two cockpits.

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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    superjedi said: View Post
    The Falcon's rear cockpit/main hold chairs are based on stripped down Martin-Baker Mk.4 ejection seats.
    Those pics you posted of Boba's pilot seat look pretty much identical. Very cool! I hadn't ever noticed that before. It makes sense that they would have reused some of the set dressing between the two cockpits.
    well ill be damned it is a mk.4
    so what ya think one of these babies would cost?

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    Oh, I have no idea. . . be cool to have one though!
    I've seen refurbished ejection seats online go for anywhere from $1200 up to $4000 depending on the type of seat.
    The thing with this one is that most of the accessories and survival gear is stripped off, leaving pretty much only the main frame of the seat. And then even that was modified somewhat. On the Falcon's seats for example, they added the same round Tupperware lid to the backrest that's found on Sandtrooper backpacks!

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    superjedi said: View Post
    Oh, I have no idea. . . be cool to have one though!
    I've seen refurbished ejection seats online go for anywhere from $1200 up to $4000 depending on the type of seat.
    The thing with this one is that most of the accessories and survival gear is stripped off, leaving pretty much only the main frame of the seat. And then even that was modified somewhat. On the Falcon's seats for example, they added the same round Tupperware lid to the backrest that's found on Sandtrooper backpacks!
    ya youd really only need the frame wouldnt ya even then itd be neat to have a beat up frame, looks like bobas is all scratched up. price aside where the hell would you go to find a mk.4? aviatilon boneyard?

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    SarlaccBits said: View Post
    Maybe that's why Boba hated Han so much... he stole his cockpit chair!

    =P
    Good catch though.
    ROFL !!!!! HAHA

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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    Are these the front chairs or the back chairs from the Falcon? It is supposed to be one of them...
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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    The Martin-Baker ejection seats were used for the 2 back chairs in the Falcon's cockpit, as well as Han's "Hokey religions and ancient weapons. . ." chair in the main hold.
    That pic looks very similar, but several of the M-B seat designs look fairly close to each other.

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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    Good eye! Very cool!

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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    Hey Eric you think the aviation boneyard on kolb rd would have any of these? The one across from AMARC?

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    Hmm. . . not sure. The Martin-Baker seats are British, so of course they were used in British aircraft.
    Don't know how many foreign planes they have in AMARG.

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    Re: Slave one filming seat

    aww now i need to make international calls to aviation boneyards. boo hoo

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    Brak's Buddy said: View Post
    Are these the front chairs or the back chairs from the Falcon? It is supposed to be one of them...
    I think it's a member of the Martin Baker Mk. 4 series. Although, if that is a studio prop department photo, that seat looks on the surface to be more of a training example rather than something out of an operational aircraft. Also, small parts and paint colors will vary depending on the aircraft type/configuration.

    Seen here (full size):
    http://www.ejectorseats.co.uk/mkfourpics.html and,
    http://www.ejectionsite.com/vixenseat.htm

    Explained here:
    http://www.ejectorseats.co.uk/mba.html
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