Author Topic: TRU "Hunt for General Grievous" Battle Pack  (Read 23361 times)

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #60 on: April 29, 2006, 11:42 AM »
Even at $25.00 each, these are a better value than the basic carded figures. And these are unique figures, unlike the skirmish pack with two good and two bad repacks. But since that one is $20.00, it is a good value too. With all the $10.00, $12.00, and $15.00 figures this year value is going to be more scarce than any UGH.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #61 on: April 29, 2006, 05:31 PM »
Chewie,

You are not being picky. I agree the old arc sculpts are buzz killers.
If they were SA I would easily buy 2-3
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #62 on: April 30, 2006, 04:37 PM »
Chewie, I would agree with you that this is not the best articulated set of figures. Having said that, I know I will pick up one, because what I am wanting out of this year is very quickly dying (unless the VTSC come out with more). I want most of the Tat. wave, but only 3 figures out of the Endor wave, maybe some duplicates for customs. 


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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #63 on: May 1, 2006, 04:25 AM »
I'll pick up one, maybe two of the hunt set, but I do think it's cool for what it is...

I'm a bit bummed they didn't just do up the ARCS in borderline SA though using maybe a new head on the ROTS Clone Commander body, or using the pieces they used for the Red Sergeant in the pack to do all the other troops.  The CW ARC was a weak figure, so getting it thrice in this set really makes you wish you were getting just repaints of the red one in the set.

Still, the red Sergeant and the Mini-Gunner are pretty spiffy. :)  I'm happy to get those guys.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #64 on: May 1, 2006, 12:16 PM »
Ran this SKU at TRU today and the main district TRU wherehouse said they had 8.

Only 8?!

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #65 on: May 1, 2006, 02:33 PM »
Time to make an online order ;D

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #66 on: May 4, 2006, 12:44 PM »
Looks like these are now in-stock at Amazon.

I took the lazy way and grabbed one on-line because I had an Amazon GC to use.   :)


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And yes, Hasbro confirmed that the "Defense of the Senate" = "The Hunt for Grievous".  The item underwent a late-stage name change... apparently hunting for Grievous is more fun than defending the senate.   :P
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #67 on: May 4, 2006, 04:31 PM »
Its figures.  I mean who rather defense the senate over hunting for Grevious?
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #68 on: May 4, 2006, 07:36 PM »
Although, the "Defense of the Senate" makes more sense being these look like the ARCs described in Labryinth of Evil who defended the Senate during Grievous' invasion. Whatever, though, I'll probably buy this one online.

Even though the blue ARC Troopers are a little under articulated, those look like pretty good custom fodder (never found the first version, I started collecting with the RotS line) and I really like the Gunner and the Sargeant.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #69 on: May 4, 2006, 08:52 PM »
Although, the "Defense of the Senate" makes more sense being these look like the ARCs described in Labryinth of Evil who defended the Senate during Grievous' invasion.

What? I read LOE and there wasn't any pics. :-*
Still..it will be nice to get my hands on some more of those Arc trooper guns..it looks like we get 2 from the set. :)

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #70 on: May 5, 2006, 07:25 PM »
Although, the "Defense of the Senate" makes more sense being these look like the ARCs described in Labryinth of Evil who defended the Senate during Grievous' invasion.

What? I read LOE and there wasn't any pics. :-*
Still..it will be nice to get my hands on some more of those Arc trooper guns..it looks like we get 2 from the set. :)

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Sorry. I meant that book describes them as an ARC Team led by a Red Captain. That was seriously one of the best SW books I've read, especially when they invaded the Works.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #71 on: May 9, 2006, 09:32 PM »
Talked to Amazom tonight . . . . my battlepack which should have arrived today . . . .  is currently on backorder with everyone else and is scheduled for shipment on June 11. The customer service rep was nice and upgraded gave me free  shipping.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #72 on: May 10, 2006, 02:05 PM »
Hmmm, I asked TRU Tuesday about this set and now their system shows their 'Main' local Wherehouse hasn't even received this set/SKU yet. Kind of half/heartedly expecting store release in 2 weeks.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #73 on: May 10, 2006, 03:41 PM »
oK, i EMAILED aMAZON SINCE i ORDERED THIS AND THE GUNSHIP since I had ordered them, and they hadn't shipped. Amazon said the had computer trouble, and they upped me to two day shipping with no charge AND gave me a $5 promotional certificate. Pretty cool, huh?

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #74 on: May 10, 2006, 09:27 PM »
Yeah, c o o l. You're Awesome :-X
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