Author Topic: 2006 Vintage Saga Collection (vTSC)  (Read 35155 times)

Offline Mitsukara

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #525 on: May 14, 2006, 12:57 AM »
Oh, I totally forgot! I couldn't find any trace of the mail-away sticker in my VTSC Han. This is okay because I'm most likely not buying a whole set- or at least no time soon- but it is noteworthy. I bought him at Target, but the case was taped shut. There's a shall piece of tape on the inside of the "The Saga Collection" insert on the clamshell- is that where it's supposed to be?

Nothing on the card or anywhere else in the case. ???

But whoever was lame enough to steal it can have it, I guess :P I'd almost rather have a normal Commtech stormtrooper than a George Lucas stormtrooper anyway...

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #526 on: May 14, 2006, 10:13 PM »
Is it just me or does Han lean to the left?  He seems to have the right leg longer than the left one and his torso is leaning.  Almost as if he had too much at the cantina.  I passed on Greedo thinking he was the one that sucked. :-\

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #527 on: May 15, 2006, 01:08 PM »
So are the taped ones still available, or should I break down and open up those heat sealed ones?  I've never seen taped ones at retail, and I'm scared when I do they will have the stickers stolen anyways...

Has anyone come up with the least damaging way to get the heat sealed ones open? Going through the old replies, I haven't seen a surfeire way to get at this without destroying them, other than opening up the back...

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #528 on: May 15, 2006, 01:43 PM »
I think your best bet is to go ahead and destroy the heat sealed cases, and use some of the old VOTC clamshells for displaying them.  It's just one more good reason to break open those extra VOTC stormies!

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #529 on: May 24, 2006, 03:52 PM »


Nice picks over at Yakface.com, Jayson. That's classic.  ;D

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #530 on: May 24, 2006, 04:01 PM »
Ha!  Well done.  :D

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #531 on: May 24, 2006, 04:01 PM »
Thanks.. really puts things into perspective as to how far toys have come in 30 years.  :)
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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #532 on: May 24, 2006, 04:18 PM »
Great pic!  You're right, how far we've come.  Its funny, thinking back, that's what a friend and I thought when we first picked up some of those early POTF2 figures.  Sure, they are buff and some look silly now when compared to today's figures, but then we were marveled at the detail put into the Boba Fett compared to the vintage figure :P.  This latest batch of VTSC has been top notch I think, not really a stinker in the bunch.

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #533 on: May 24, 2006, 04:21 PM »
The only one I really have any issues with is the Tusken Raider. Those slash-cut elbow SUCK. Any time I tried to position him to hold a weapon for photographing, the forearms would pop out.  >:(

(Jesse acknowledged this in his review as well)
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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #534 on: May 24, 2006, 04:39 PM »
The funny thing about VTSC, and it was the same with VOTC, is that if I don't absolutely love it at first (like the Stormie or Scout, which have nothing to dislike), they grow on me.  The Luke pilot was kinda 'meh' to me at first, but I'm starting to appreciate his poseability.  Take the POTJ helmet and give it to this Luke and he looks even better.
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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #535 on: May 24, 2006, 05:57 PM »


Sorry for the crappy pic, but check out my newest Biker, on the left. Notice how his midsection is darker than the right (which is the same color as the ones in the JD Images). Is this just a paint mess up? Running change? Variation? Has anyone else seen one with a torso that dark?

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #536 on: May 24, 2006, 06:02 PM »
I think it can be chalked up to paint op procedures rather than a legit variant/running change. All the one I've seen (here in the midwest) have all had the varying shades in the midsection. (I do like the darker/dirty version though)

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #537 on: May 24, 2006, 09:04 PM »
My favorite VTSC figures in order:
1. Biker Scout
2. Greedo
3. Sand People
4. Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Gear)
5. Han Solo (Ewok Village)

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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #538 on: May 25, 2006, 01:28 AM »
I have, at this point, a lot of Bikers...  I'm gonna guess your paint variation is just a mix-up as well.  I like it's cleanliness look though. :)  Little variety in the ranks is a good thing.
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Re: 2006 vOTC (or vTSC) - now with pics!
« Reply #539 on: May 25, 2006, 05:04 PM »
This line rocks!!  Like a lot of people, I bought two sets.  One set to keep boxed, and one set to open for display, and of course for the lord Lucas figure.
I am currently at 10 and counting on the biker scouts.  I can't stop raving about this figure.  Hats off to hasbro, again.   

For me, the $11.99 price tag justifies what I am getting for the buck.  I am getting a little irritated of the kit-bashed repacks.  The idea of a SA figure with a vintage card and a clamshell to go with is just brilliant.  I hope hasbro ends up making all the figures from the vintage line. ;)