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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #135 on: April 2, 2007, 12:27 PM »
The darker hue on the Tuskens sounds okay, but you'd think that this other set would have included a non afro-puff Bantha.  I mean how much "tooling" does it take to switch out the "real feel" hair on these things?
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #136 on: April 2, 2007, 12:30 PM »
I don't think the color varient is going to be anough to get me to buy an opener. Nice try though.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #137 on: April 2, 2007, 03:00 PM »
I am not buying both, I will buy the red, in fact I have 2 on the way right now for me and my friend from TRU.com. I hope one of them is red because thats the one I am keep'n! I always wanted a second Bantha so this is a good compliment to the excellent POTF2 one. If the Banthas were different I might have biten on getting both but they appear the same. I hate that female tusken figure......
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #138 on: April 2, 2007, 03:50 PM »
I received my Banthas this afternoon (I missed the POTF2 version).  I ordered them during the BOGO sale as well, so I got two of them.  It may be different for everyone, but both of mine were the "regular" versions.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #139 on: April 2, 2007, 05:45 PM »
So now the Clone Sickness has crept in here too.....

Do they have RED markings?  Perhaps "Shock Troop" Tusken Raiders?

The ones I got are more traditional color.

I will want to pick up the VTSC Tusken in the more Rust Color though, just to have a "Squad Leader" for my 2 dozen Sand People...

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #140 on: April 2, 2007, 08:30 PM »
Shock Troop Tuskens?

I'm so there.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #141 on: April 3, 2007, 10:10 AM »
RS reported that these have shown up at retail (brick and morter), but I still haven't seen any reports. ???
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #142 on: April 3, 2007, 07:10 PM »
4-inches.de has small pics of the rust version. Looks deece, but I'll have to see better photos before I'd spring for it.

The POTJ one is the best, though his female counterpart doesn't look much different from the previous version. Also note that the VTSC has the same softgoods robes as before--which, of course, don't match the darker plastic torso. ::)

New bantha still looks like arse. :P
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #143 on: April 4, 2007, 11:20 AM »
Here ya go Nate, found this on some otheR Site

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #144 on: April 4, 2007, 11:28 AM »
Gross! Looks like the Tusken took a **** on the Bantha's saddle  :P
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #145 on: April 4, 2007, 11:29 AM »
Hmm... different, but still a pass for me.  I don't think I need an EU Geonosis Tusken tribe...  :P
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #146 on: April 4, 2007, 11:35 AM »
Oh crap, what if Hasbro knows about some Special Edition re-work going on where multiple tribes will be represented and they will have curly haired banthas and star bellies under their robes and we will all regret having passed on this set because it will become "officially" part of the movies.

Oh wait, I still don't care. Nevermind.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #147 on: April 4, 2007, 04:03 PM »
Mike, thanks for the pic! As I suspected, the only ones that look truly different are the POTJ one and the kid, and that's so not worth $50.

I mean, in general I'm too lazy/uncoordinated to customize, but even I could put a light paint wash over a Tusken or two. Which incidentally, I already plan on doing one of these days.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #148 on: April 4, 2007, 06:29 PM »
Ok i have officially decide to pass on the dark brown/red version. I dont really need another Bantha.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #149 on: April 4, 2007, 10:24 PM »
   I'm planning to buy one of each variation to open. I don't mind the curly haired Banthas, and I think the different colored Tuskens are pretty cool. I doubt that all of Tatooines Sandpeople used the same exact colored cloth to make their clothes and stuff. I can also use more Tuskens because my Sand Troopers need something/someone to fight.