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Offline Matt R.

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TRU Gold Squadron Y-Wing Fighter
« on: February 25, 2007, 03:38 PM »
At Rebelscum, with the Geonosis Creatures, they have the SKN # for the Y-wing (29.99) and The Tie Interceptor (34.99).

I know its a rumor, but if confirmed. I will buy both of the vehicles because I don't have them.

For the Y-Wing, I hope that it will have the empty R2 Socket like the Vintage version and the recent X-Wing Fighter  ;D.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2007, 03:56 PM »
The empty socket would be nice and a decent pack-in pilot to.

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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007, 04:08 PM »
The empty socket would be about the only thing of interest here.  A removable droid we don't have would be nice, too, but I don't see that happening.

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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2007, 04:15 PM »
I'll consider it if there's an empty droid socket in back. But I already have the POTF2 version, andI skipped the OTC one. If they're just a new paint job, I'll skip this.

I will, however, buy another TIE Interceptor.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2007, 06:32 PM »
I'll take both, if the rumors are true. With each vehicle, I currently have three units (2 POTFII Y-wings, 1 OTC... 3 POTJ TIE Interceptors). Seeing as how both the Y-Wing and the Interceptor are some of my absolute favorite OT ships, I can conscience another hypothetical pick-up.

I am given pause, however, to think that the Y-Wing is basically just going to be the same as the 1999 release. If that's the case, I'll probably either pass or score only one unit. I would really like the droid slot to be open, so that I can at long last put an R5 unit in the space, but attm I'm dubious. Time will tell, as Hasbro has suprised the "collective we" (Cha-zam!) before!  ;)

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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2007, 12:21 AM »
I could always use another Y-Wing.  I have the vintage one and the latest one to come out (TRU exclusive?  I dunno, that's where I got it though) but did not buy the Target exclusive one.  This one will be my 3rd.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2007, 03:11 AM »
Short of a full resculpt or a REALLY annoyingly impressive pack-in, I'll pass on this...  The Y-Wing is one of the vintage hold-overs I wish they'd let go of and give us a scaled ship.  It's actually not that large and with some "assembly required" on the nacels (honestly I'd love "blast off" Nacels, that'd kick ass), it'd fit in a smaller box than the OTC one did I think.

Love the Y-Wing as a ship, hate the Kenner mold...  It looks comically bad compared to almost any of the modern TIE's we have like Vader's, Bomber, Large Wing or the Interceptor.  :-\  This and the AT-ST are high up there on my list of things I'd love to see completely redone from the ground up.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2007, 09:29 AM »
I hope the give us better front guns. That shouldn't be hard to do.

I would also hope to see the '99 release paint scheme, I could do with one more.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2007, 09:29 AM »
When they say "gold," are they referring to the yellow one that Target had a few years back?


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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2007, 09:36 AM »
When they say "gold," are they referring to the yellow one that Target had a few years back?



I would think so. I believe that that was the original intention of the color schemes then the original movie was made, that the color of the squadron reflected the color of the highlights on the ships.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2007, 09:51 AM »
If this is true, I'll be happy to pick up the Y-Wing.  Its one of the few OT ships left that I missed the first time, and I hope this rumor turns out to be true so I can knock that one off the list.  I picked up the last release of the Interceptor, but its probably a good ship to get out there again.  The Arena beast pack rumor is interesting, probably a three pack of the Reek, Nexu, and Acklay.  I never did see an Acklay back during the initial run, but at this point, I don't think I really care.  I certainly wouldn't pay $60 to get it :).

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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2007, 11:30 AM »
Star Wars Gold Squadron Y-Wing Fighter - $29.99

Looks like it will be here this summer (6/15).   :)
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2007, 01:03 PM »
Here's hoping for pack-in that doesn't interest me so i wont have to buy it
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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2007, 01:37 PM »
I don't have the POTF2 or OTC versions, so I think I might splurge and grab this one.  I definitely prefer the gold/yellow paint scheme (compared the red and blue version from the OTC), so it has really piqued my interest.

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Re: TRU Exclusive Gold Y-Wing
« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2007, 02:55 PM »
Short of a full resculpt or a REALLY annoyingly impressive pack-in, I'll pass on this...  The Y-Wing is one of the vintage hold-overs I wish they'd let go of and give us a scaled ship.  It's actually not that large and with some "assembly required" on the nacels (honestly I'd love "blast off" Nacels, that'd kick ass), it'd fit in a smaller box than the OTC one did I think.

Love the Y-Wing as a ship, hate the Kenner mold...  It looks comically bad compared to almost any of the modern TIE's we have like Vader's, Bomber, Large Wing or the Interceptor.  :-\  This and the AT-ST are high up there on my list of things I'd love to see completely redone from the ground up.

I agree with you completely on both the Y-Wing and the AT-ST. The sculpts are so hopelessly outdated and underscaled...
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