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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #180 on: November 8, 2006, 12:48 PM »
I went out looking for these this past weekend, but they were all in the back, and I wasn't about to waste 30 minutes tracking down an employee and waiting for him to find it. Although within the next few weeks these should hit the shelves, it's happened to all the other Target exclusives around here. For some reason all of my stores always hide exclusives in the back for a few weeks rather than putting them out.

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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #181 on: November 8, 2006, 12:48 PM »
the scalper in my area that i do trades with has five but wouldnt let me get one...it is a cool set, save that windu. i want four.

Way to go ???  I dont think I would be advertising that you buy stuff from a scalper here on the boards.

Got my one set today.  It was in the back of course.  They only had one case.  This item will never hit my Target floor.  Same as the Snowspeeder. 
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #182 on: November 8, 2006, 01:14 PM »
I picked up one of these for myself and one to trade.  It's okay, but certainly nothing groundbreaking.  The Airborne Trooper sculpt is cool, and I like the accessories.  But I wish that the small blaster had a holster and wasn't being held in that satchel by a compression fit.
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #183 on: November 8, 2006, 01:16 PM »
I went out looking for these this past weekend, but they were all in the back, and I wasn't about to waste 30 minutes tracking down an employee and waiting for him to find it.

It ususally only takes a few minutes, if even that long.  Employees are quite abundant - just look for a nice one.  ;)
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #184 on: November 8, 2006, 10:02 PM »
Meh, I havent found one. Is the airborne trooper based on the #6 Rots troop?
If he is I'm gonna pass because I dont like the looks of the troops either.  :-\
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #185 on: November 9, 2006, 06:41 PM »
Strangely enough, even though that friendly Target employee I mentioned earlier in the thread said they had no idea what I was talking about, I walked into Target today to find this on the shelf.  Picked my requisite one up, and I'm actually really happy with it.  Even with the Orangutan Mace figure, the Airborne Trooper and the three Clones make up for his craptasticness.   I'm still a bit baffled how something that Target has no record of can suddenly show up on the shelves.  Magic, I guess.  ::)

Meh, I havent found one. Is the airborne trooper based on the #6 Rots troop?
If he is I'm gonna pass because I dont like the looks of the troops either.  :-\

No, the Airborne Trooper is at the very least based on the Evolutions Clone Commander figure and at best a new sculpt.  Either way, he's a new figure to me, since Hasbro would be insane to not mix and match Clone parts at this point.  He's got no action feature, is SA with a regular twist waist instead of a ball joint, has a new helmet and kama/suspenders and man-purse accessory, and includes one of the Evolutions style long Clone rifles.  In other words, he's not even close to the ROTS #6 Clone Trooper.

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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #186 on: November 9, 2006, 09:16 PM »
I got this set for one reason and one reason only.  The man purse.  The 1st ever bonafied Star Wars issued man purse. ;D
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #187 on: November 9, 2006, 11:19 PM »
I got this set for one reason and one reason only.  The man purse.  The 1st ever bonafied Star Wars issued man purse. ;D

man purse! hah! good one! i need it too now.
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #188 on: November 10, 2006, 08:44 AM »
I got this set for one reason and one reason only.  The man purse.  The 1st ever bonafied Star Wars issued man purse. ;D

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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #189 on: November 10, 2006, 11:37 AM »
These are on sale in my area, a dollar off. This helped my get another set when they started telling me that they couldn't bring them out until the reset. I suggested that they have an item on sale and are refusing to honor the sale. They couldn't argue against it.

Also, I'm kind of disappointed in the "Fox" clone, the helmet keeps pushing off.
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #190 on: November 17, 2006, 10:56 PM »
These are on sale in my area, a dollar off. This helped my get another set when they started telling me that they couldn't bring them out until the reset. I suggested that they have an item on sale and are refusing to honor the sale. They couldn't argue against it.

Also, I'm kind of disappointed in the "Fox" clone, the helmet keeps pushing off.

Tilt the chin up towards the ceiling, place the rebreather part of the helmet on the head first by hooking that part under the chin, push the helmet over the face, then push down on the back.  Works great, stays great, looks great.

Same goes for the Evolutions EIII clones.
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #191 on: November 17, 2006, 11:23 PM »
Still havent seen hide nor hair of this in my neck of the woods. Come to think of it I havent seen ANY Target exclusives SW, JLU or otherwise.  >:(

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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #192 on: November 18, 2006, 02:54 AM »
Finally showed up at Target in my area this morning.  At least they finally showed up on the shelf.  Have not had the chance to crack it open yet.  Anyone know why the rifle is so cheap? 

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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #193 on: November 18, 2006, 05:12 AM »
I picked up my sets tonight on this one...  The rifle's not really cheap I dont' think, it's just the Evolutions sculpt which is actually more accurate to the movie overall...  It's not really flimsy, at least mine hold their shape well enough. 

Everything in my pack was warped from packaging though so I had to put all the guns and some of their hands into hot water to get them to retake their old shape.

I also noted that many of the figures had real stiff ankles and could've snapped easily.  I heated some of the ankles in hot water too, to just loosen them up a bit so they didn't snap at the pin.  Be careful guys.
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Re: Target "Mace Windu's Squadron" Battle Pack
« Reply #194 on: November 18, 2006, 11:01 AM »
I also noted that many of the figures had real stiff ankles and could've snapped easily.  I heated some of the ankles in hot water too, to just loosen them up a bit so they didn't snap at the pin.  Be careful guys.

I had to do the same thing to mine.
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