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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2006, 08:15 AM »
I got mine on clearance, too.  They sat for a long while and it surpriises me that so many people missed out on them.  Maybe it was a distribution thing.

Plus a lot of the people who missed out were probably under 10 when they last were on the shelves. There are probably a number of items like this that would make sense to re-release. I'm not optimistic the big H will pick the right ones, but make no mistake more repacks than figures are on the way.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2006, 09:59 AM »
I will also be interesting to see if people who have been sitting on the POTF2 ones will start letting more into the general population.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2006, 01:05 AM »
I alreayd have them, but i could see myself picking up another bantha
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2006, 01:23 AM »
I picked up the Rancor, but I never did get a Bantha.

If the Rancor is rereleased, hopefully the legs will be fixed. My Rancor has to lean on its knuckles to stay in a somewhat-standing position.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2006, 02:08 PM »
if you think THAT's bad, try posing the acklay.  :P 

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2006, 11:01 PM »
The acklay is much simpler to pose than that.

That Rancor stands up as well as a AT-ST does (although small plastic tube/straws fix the vehicle right up).
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #21 on: November 13, 2006, 02:10 AM »
You've had a problem with the AT-ST as well? I thought I was just inept.

I'd go for another Bantha I suppose, if the times were right (i.e. If I had the cash). The Rancor could use a touch up though.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #22 on: November 13, 2006, 03:59 AM »
At $45 there's no way I'm gonna bite on another Bantha.  It's easily the coolest beast made in the line and even something of an army builder that I'd love to have more of, but that price seals that deal for me.  Short of there being something fantastic packed in with it, I am out on that.

The Rancor is the same should it be coming...  More so really because I've wanted a resculpt on that bad boy.  The vintage mold was sturdier of course, but beyond that I miss the opening jaw and all.  I'd love a really poseable Rancor with a jabber jaw like the vinty one though.  That, I would drop $45-ish on.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #23 on: November 13, 2006, 11:16 AM »
I picked up a Bantha in a trade.  I really like it.  However, I'd be hard pressed to swallow a $45 dollar price tag unless there was significant pack-in value.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #24 on: November 13, 2006, 11:27 AM »
Yeah, I'll agree with others in here... 

When this thing was first released, in a fancy window box packaging no less, it was only $30 and managed to see clearance in a few places.  To re-release it nearly 10 years later at a 50% price increase is pretty lame.... unless it gets a significant pack-in treatment (a la the Dagobah X-wing).  For $45, it should have at least 1-2 Tuskens and a little Tusken tent or something. 
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #25 on: November 21, 2006, 04:11 PM »
I would love this!!! :-* :-*
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #26 on: December 8, 2006, 12:21 PM »
I never got the Bantha nor the Rancor, because I was young when They was released and couldn't afford it. Now I can probably only afford one of them, I probably buy the Bantha.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #27 on: December 8, 2006, 12:53 PM »
I've never been young :'(

But I do have two Banthas so odds are highly unlikely I'd pick this up.  If, as Jeff suggested, there are some nifty pack-ins (a couple of VOTC Tusken's with suitable knee/hip joints and something else cool), I could be swayed because as JJ indicates, it can be army-builder-ish. 
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #28 on: December 8, 2006, 04:20 PM »
i was pretty young when i got the rancor. never did get the bantha though...
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #29 on: December 8, 2006, 10:06 PM »
i am still young, and poor, but if i had money and had to choose one, it would totally be bantha 1000%, for my VTSC Tusken Raiders (just customized a really good asharad hett!) check the customs thread for pics soon.
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