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Well, I bought yet another Asajj Ventriss figure the other day just to display on my computer desk, (I forgot to mention this in my other thread about her, but anyway...) and upon opening her I noticed she had a ball-jointed neck!! How cool!! Anyone know if this is gonna be standard on all new Star Wars figures from now on? It's a nice touch really.

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I doubt it'll be the standard. Seems like it's on figures where there is some logic to it...


Clonetrooper, well duh! @firedevil@


Amidala (Lars' Homestead), her cloak fits waaay too tight around her head so they opted for a ball socket there so if the head pops off when the cloak is removed the customer won't come screaming at them. Just pop her head right back on.


Assaj, seems like they did this with her to make the cloak removable. Pop her head off & slip off the cloak. Replace head, new look. Pretty smart idea, actually.

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I think there's also a (Clone Wars?) Mace w/ a ball-socket head(?)


I got the Hoth Luke last night and 'discovered' the hinge neck joint; pretty cool :)


They've done some interesting things w/ neck articulation over the years. I think the POTF2 Bike Scout was the first to have something diffferent, wasn't it? (shifted forward and back) And I think the Saga Bespin Chewie has that also.

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And I think the Saga Bespin Chewie has that also.

He does?? Huh! See, when I buy Star Wars figures, I just cut the card off of the bubble and store them away in a tote in anticipation of a room to display them all in someday, so I don't get to fully appreciate these things; that is, unless I happen to like a figure so much I but an extra one to open and display on my pc desk like I did with the extra Ventriss I bought, and Count Dooku, and hanger duel Yoda, and Bespin Vader...(lol)


P.S. While we're on the subject, I have to make mention of the original Saga Dooku; this great figure is a good example of how to incorporate an action feature without sacrificing the sculpt, articulation, or overall look of a figure. He has no buttons, dials, or levers in the style of the Kenner Super Powers figures of old. You just squeeze his legs together, and he goes to swinging his lightsaber; definitely one of the most underrated Saga figures imo. It's awesome and one of my all-time favorites. Now if all action features were executed like Dooku's, then I wouldn't mind them one bit. I know; dead horse and all...(lol)

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