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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #195 on: June 14, 2008, 01:41 PM »
I would love to pick up another one but nothing ever sits here along enough for clearance.
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #196 on: June 15, 2008, 10:57 AM »
It's weird hearing all this talk of people picking up multiples of this thing when I wasn't even sure I wanted one. :P
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #197 on: June 16, 2008, 02:20 PM »
I'm gonna have to agree with you guys. I can either make my Rancors look like monkeys by using their hands to walk, or have him stand straight up and lean on his tail. Neither of those options make for a hungry and ferocious looking enemy.  :(

Yup... same problems with the POTJ (?I forget which set it was that this is a repaint of).   Can't make it stand normally because the leg joins are so poorly designed.  *sigh*
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #198 on: June 24, 2008, 04:02 PM »
I noticed at our local Target this weekend that there are almost as many Rancors in the SW section as basic figures.  They had four Rancors along the bottom shelf in the action figure aisle, and had reduced the SW basic section down to a couple of pegs with 6 total figures (all Elis Herlot).

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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #199 on: June 24, 2008, 04:10 PM »
These beasts should be hitting clearance any time now especially since Target needs to make room for 07/26.  I also have a good feeling about the o66 packs, but probably not in the numbers we saw last time.
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #200 on: June 24, 2008, 06:45 PM »
Oboe, I don't believe this is a repaint at all, is it?  There was only the original POTF2 version, and this is an all-new sculpt.  In fact, the more I look at it, the more I'm anticipating the ROTJ repaint version that we're likely to see.

Edit:  comparison pic!

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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #201 on: June 25, 2008, 10:57 AM »
I hadn't actually compared them yet...   It looks like despite the new scultping, they used the same "weak" leg joint process that makes the Rancor really hard to "stand" on it's own without knuckle support.

I still like the vintage one the best :-)
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #202 on: June 25, 2008, 11:02 PM »
Thank you for the picture, you resolved my dilemma on whether I should attempt to get one or not.
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #203 on: June 26, 2008, 12:23 AM »
Sure thing- I remembered seeing it over at RS.  This particular pic sure makes the new one's hands look grossly large, but I like that his head is smaller like the vintage one.  A good dark wash and he should make a nice ROTJ replacement.
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #204 on: June 26, 2008, 09:46 AM »
I love the new version but i wish it had elbow articulation. That would have made it perfect
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #205 on: June 26, 2008, 10:54 AM »
Nice figure if they put it on clearance i will pic it up, but for full price its kinda hard to justify...
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #206 on: June 26, 2008, 08:32 PM »
I went in to pick one up today and found it on clearance for $27.98!  Made my afternoon brighter here in Seattle!

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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #207 on: June 26, 2008, 08:42 PM »
Found these at $19.98 at several stores in Minnesota today.  I wasn't as impressed with these as others, but great product at $20.
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #208 on: June 27, 2008, 09:36 AM »
I went in to pick one up today and found it on clearance for $27.98! 

Same here. Quite a random surprise.
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Re: Target TFU Battle Rancor
« Reply #209 on: June 27, 2008, 10:15 AM »
If anyone finds one and could pick it up and just sell me the rider, that'd rock.  $15 for the rider?  It'd leave you with a nice cheap rancor.

Anyone??????