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  1. escho34's Avatar
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    Feb 17, 2009, 2:51 PM - Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #1

    Has anyone caught this? Fett's left gauntlet is blown wide open in this pic along with his knees being upside down!!! I searched to see if I was double posting but couldn't find anything. I just found this interesting...

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    Feb 17, 2009, 5:39 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #2

    I seen it a while ago. Andy rocks his knees that way based on that same picture.
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    Feb 17, 2009, 5:42 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #3

    The knees I've seen before but I've never noticed the gauntlet being open. I guess I have always been so focused on the knees that I never saw it.
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    Feb 17, 2009, 5:44 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #4

    with the gaunt open you can even see the glove detail that GBH puts on his gloves.
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    Feb 17, 2009, 8:00 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #5

    If you look hard, you can also see that the greeblies on the stock of the blaster are sligtly staggered from one side to the other. ie they arent placed exactly the same from one side to the other
    D
  6. Feb 17, 2009, 8:22 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #6

    Now see...If BF had just owned a set with my new locking mechanism..Never would've happened
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    Feb 17, 2009, 9:23 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #7

    Velcro was the only thing available at the gift store on Cloud City.
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    Feb 17, 2009, 9:36 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #8

    Its fun too notice all of the little mistakes and things in different scenes.
    Stormtroopers with flared open calfs. The tusken raider scen where they are running to the bathat the one in the back is holding onto his mask for dear life as he almost loses it during his run. I believe even that vaders belt was upside down at one stage.
    Sadly CGI does take the majority of these momnets away :/
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    Feb 17, 2009, 11:51 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #9

    Quote Man of War Studios said: View Post
    Now see...If BF had just owned a set with my new locking mechanism..Never would've happened

    Best plug in some time...Your post made me crack up...
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    Feb 17, 2009, 11:55 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #10

    Quote escho34 said: View Post
    Best plug in some time...Your post made me crack up...
    agreed! major points for working it with style!
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    Feb 18, 2009, 12:25 AM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #11

    Rofl.
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    Feb 18, 2009, 2:55 AM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #12

    Kudos Andy!! I've tried doing the upsidedown knee thing, but I just hate the way it feels!! Just doesnt seem "right" to me. Looks good on you though!!
    D
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    Feb 18, 2009, 4:58 AM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #13

    To be honest, I've never worn my FP knees the "correct" way, haha. I used to have MOW rubber knees until one busted on me , but FP knees feel very comfortable upside down the way they cup your kneecap.
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    Mar 2, 2009, 5:46 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #14

    Hey, I dare anyone to run up on Fett and make fun of his wardrobe malunction!!
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    Mar 2, 2009, 5:52 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #15

    Bah! No wide open gauntlet = weaksauce.


    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Rofl.
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    Mar 2, 2009, 9:26 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #16

    I think the upside down knee armour wasn´t a mistake.
    Perhaps they took an older concept picture like this one for reference of this promo picture.
    Sven

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    Mar 2, 2009, 11:34 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #17

    Exactly. You guys wear yours upside down
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    Mar 3, 2009, 8:22 AM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #18

    I'm glad JANGO never had these kind of problems!
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    Oct 2, 2010, 4:56 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #19

    I know this is a very, very late reply. But I'm not wondering if it was one of those; " hey real quick during your lunch would you mind taking a promo pic type thing.
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    Oct 18, 2010, 4:50 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #20

    I still say, if you really look at the design of the knees, it makes sense to wear them this way. Look at how knee pads of any sort (sports equipment, work safety, etc.) are shaped. The cupped side goes up to cover the knee in case the knee impacts anything.
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    Oct 18, 2010, 5:47 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #21

    Quote kibosh said: View Post
    The cupped side goes up to cover the knee in case the knee impacts anything.
    These do that regardless of orientation, strapped around the top of the calf with the round part projecting up, or strapped around the bottom of your thigh with the round part projecting down. Main differences are comfort and the fact that worn "upside-down" like this, one can kneel. Worn "correctly", the knees tend to get in the way of that.

    --Jonah
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    Oct 20, 2010, 12:16 PM - Re: Blown open Gauntlet and Upside down knees! #22

    Quote Peregrinus said: View Post
    Main differences are comfort and the fact that worn "upside-down" like this, one can kneel. Worn "correctly", the knees tend to get in the way of that.
    Exactly. This is what I was trying to say. You can kneel if they are upside down. That's why I think they were designed to be wore the other way. It's a question of function in my mind.

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