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A seated Storm Trooper
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:23 pm
did anyone noticed/remember Han Solo sitting down on a chair in the control room at the Death Star?
how come he can and we can't?
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:35 pm
'cuz the TK armor isn't trimmed that much to enable us to sit...it could be trimmed that much for us to sit, but then the armor will look kinda ugly with that much undersuit showing through.... there arent any other scenes with stormtroopers sitting i believe...
i can remember one of the guys who trimmed a lot of his armor so that he is more mobile in there....forgotten who though...
maybe some of the 501st can tell you how's it like in there..
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:02 pm
Sev-like, u r killing my thread! no one will reply! aiyoyo...
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:13 pm
haha...sorry ner vod... isn't that the answer already? If it was wrong, the others would have corrected me...
Good observation though...
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:50 pm
Actually, the answer is very simple. Every TK CAN sit if they wanted to...it all depends on how much they love their armor. From looking at Han and Luke in armor, the armor material actually looks thin and flexible. Just look at Han's chest plate when he sits - it looks like its being bent.
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:17 am
Oops... i hope its not the vacuum formed ones.... =P
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:13 am
Frodo,Naruto,Weirdo wrote:Oops... i hope its not the vacuum formed ones.... =P
They are vacuum formed...all the armor used in the original trilogy was vacuum formed. We know for a fact that the stunt TKs and TDs were pulled in ABS plastic but no one's really sure if the Hero suits (Eg. what Han and Luke were wearing) was pulled in. Alot of troopers think that its the same as the stunt suits but there's no proof. Personally from that one scene I think they were made of an extremely flexible material, probably thin HDPE or vinyl...and painted gloss white. That would explain how flexible and agile they could perform in the trash compactor scene.
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:39 am
The only ones I have seen sitting are Sandtroopers on the back of Dewbacks and as we all know that is computer special effects!
As said previously it all depends how much you love your armor and whether or not you want to get up again! To all TK, TX and TD out there make sure you are not alone when you try this as it could be a long time before help arrives to give you a hand to pull you to your feet again!!
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:23 pm
hi anakinsg!! i know u bought the han solo blaster... i got the storm trooper blaster... hehehe... will show u next time when we meet. =o)
i'm that 'finger'...
Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:16 am
Frodo,Naruto,Weirdo wrote:i'm that 'finger'...
Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:21 pm
You rascal!! Got the blaster before me! No keeping my Han Solo blaster a secret now!! Thought it would go well with my Tie Pilo suit but now I hope to sell that to raise funds for my TK and TD.
I can't wait to see the blaster as I here it is really detailed. He is trying to get me one too!
Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:39 am
Frodo,Naruto,Weirdo wrote:hi anakinsg!! i know u bought the han solo blaster... i got the storm trooper blaster... hehehe... will show u next time when we meet. =o)
i'm that 'finger'...
Yes, well now you have to explain to everyone else here about this stormtrooper blaster! ...and about your naughty finger!
Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 12:26 pm
This was me Sitting down in the imperial transport.. DUN be mistaken... I LOVE my Suit but after a 10km march on a cold California morning.... I am ready to rest....
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:23 pm
Awwee, did u break your armour? geez... how did u actually managed tat? i received feedback abt storm troopers can't sit...
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 4:45 pm
Frodo,Naruto,Weirdo wrote:Awwee, did u break your armour? geez... how did u actually managed tat? i received feedback abt storm troopers can't sit...
Actually I sit very frequently.
Though I try not to now a days.