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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #180 on: June 20, 2006, 04:13 PM »
i have managed to find tons of the hunt for grevious battle packs in my toys r us  last time i check there was like 20! i only got one bc you realy dont need any more then one keep on checking at your local toys r us's they seem to be getting tons of them in!
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #181 on: June 20, 2006, 07:46 PM »
Went to TRU again today, found 8 of these battle packs.  All 8 of them had sloppy paint jobs.

Still had to pass.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #182 on: July 7, 2006, 12:40 PM »
Hunt for General Grievous is IN STOCK right now at TRU.com!

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #183 on: July 7, 2006, 12:43 PM »
Careful ordering these online though, I've seen some really sloppy horrendous paint job examples on the shelves.  The articulation overall in this pack is bad, you should at least get a crisp looking set for your $32 shipped.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #184 on: July 7, 2006, 01:17 PM »
I saw these yesterday for the first time in person... man this is such a waste to me.  I never really liked the Clone Wars version of the ARC Troopers, and to have to get several of those just for the Gatlin Gun Clone isn't worth it to me.  I passed, and am glad I did.  More for those people that are ARC Trooper fans I guess... but these just seem way too cartoonish.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #185 on: July 7, 2006, 02:47 PM »
This set looks really cool in the box and for the first time (in a long while) I wish I had left them IN the box.

You can tell these figures are kit bashes...the pauldrons don't even fit (or stay on for that matter).

I really feel sorry for kids (parents) these days who buy these Battle Packs to play with.  I had to remove all of the accessories before I let junior play with them because they are so  prone to falling off and getting lost.


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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #186 on: July 7, 2006, 05:12 PM »
I saw these yesterday for the first time in person... man this is such a waste to me.  I never really liked the Clone Wars version of the ARC Troopers, and to have to get several of those just for the Gatlin Gun Clone isn't worth it to me.  I passed, and am glad I did.  More for those people that are ARC Trooper fans I guess... but these just seem way too cartoonish.

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I'm with you CHEWIE...I passed on this thing too. It just seems like a huge kick to the nuts to me.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #187 on: July 7, 2006, 06:25 PM »
For those of you that waited, the new TRU website has them in stock. 

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #188 on: July 8, 2006, 04:51 PM »
I've not seen hide nor hair of these locally...  I sorta hate to order online due to the paintjobs Dressel mentioned plus the simple fact they're $25 at retail and gonna cost $30+ at etail...   :-\  I need two, and would've appreciated buying at TRU, however they came and went here without any sign of more arriving it seems.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #189 on: July 8, 2006, 07:54 PM »
I've not seen hide nor hair of these locally...  I sorta hate to order online due to the paintjobs Dressel mentioned plus the simple fact they're $25 at retail and gonna cost $30+ at etail...   :-\  I need two, and would've appreciated buying at TRU, however they came and went here without any sign of more arriving it seems.

Same for me Jesse.  I just bit the bullet on the extra I will have to pay for shipping. 

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #190 on: July 9, 2006, 02:57 AM »
I sorta hate to...  I dunno.  I'm asking locals tomorrow what they may have handy to sell.  TRU would overbuy a turd in a box, but if they got a $5 box of 30 Clones they'd order only 2 per store.  This battlepack just turned out weird...

I'm sort of hopeful more come into the TRU's...  There seemed to be more Gunships than battlepacks to go around.  >:(
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #191 on: July 9, 2006, 12:48 PM »
I picked one set up this weekend merely to finally have the right clone troopers with the clone wars cartoon gunship that I got a couple of months ago.  The figures themselves are fine--- in the gunship and without touching them.  Not a quality caliber of item though--- And as I just got a really good look at the Obi-Wan that's coming in the Naboo wave of the Saga I see another less than inferior figure (from Ep I) being repacked with the only saving grace being a cloth robe.  Wish Hasbro would start making all of their figures in the same style as Obi-Wan #56.  I can just imagine finally getting a Mace Windu like that. 

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #192 on: July 11, 2006, 05:47 PM »
why do the pauldron has a slit on the side
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #193 on: July 11, 2006, 08:37 PM »
To slip on and off the figure easily, as the ARC sculpt wasn't a figure whose head was easily removed.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #194 on: July 12, 2006, 10:25 AM »
I got this set a few weeks ago and just opened it up, and I agree, its a big disappointment. The ARC Trooper is just a bad figure, you can't pose him in too many positions and of course, the pauldrons keep coming off. I might try to just glue them on. This definitely looks better in the box (just like the Target CLONE ATTACK ON CORUSCANT Battle Pack, those gray-detailed Clones were crap on a cracker).