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Okay, This Is Pretty Much the Ultimate R2-D2 Toy

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Most Artoo action figures suffer from one significant weakness – they simply cannot replicate everything Artoo did in the movies. The Black Series one comes close, with a lot of detachable doodads, but now Sideshow’s 1/6th scale version looks to have it all, from working lights to Holo Leia, opening panels (all of them) and Jabba’s drink tray.

It’ll cost a small fortune, of course, and then you’ll have to get Threepio and other characters to stand around him, and this is how bad collector habits get started. Sigh.

via Action Figure Insider

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