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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #450 on: May 26, 2008, 10:21 AM »
Of course the dealers at SDCC will already have it at a hefty markup.

I'd like to see all the Target and WM stores that morning with unusually high concentration of collectors in the area.

...and everyone of those stores will have absolutely nothing put out. (just like they did for Indy)
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #451 on: May 26, 2008, 10:42 AM »
I don't know about that.  I think Indy is a completely different case.  There hadn't been an Indiana Jones presence in stores for decades, and hence no shelf space.  Star Wars is already in the stores and has planogram space.  It's just a matter of expanding that.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #452 on: May 27, 2008, 08:28 AM »
I also think that with Indy there was a street date, but it really wasn't a big deal, there wasn't a major launch like was done with ROTS.

I think Hasbro is pushing the big-box stores to have major launches like with ROTS. I could see the marquee area at all of our TRUs switching over to Clone Wars in July.

I'm really surprised that they are still set up as Speed Racer (boy did Mattel blow a lot of money on that movie) - I would have thought that the area would have converted over to the Dark Knight at this point, but instead it seems that the Dark Knight, Hulk, Iron Man, Prince Caspian and Indy all seem relegated to a smaller area across from Speed Racer.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #453 on: May 27, 2008, 04:36 PM »
Just got caught up today on the QnA's.  I can't believe this thing weighs 16 pounds.  Perhaps that's with the weight of the 18 D size batteries?

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #454 on: May 28, 2008, 09:17 AM »
I donno, with all the features and electronics, it's weight should be noticeable. Heck, i'll bet most of it is in the motorized ramp feature.  :P
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #455 on: June 5, 2008, 02:40 AM »
Here's the link for the pack in instructions for the Falcon:

http://www.hasbro.com/common/instruct/87591.pdf

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #456 on: June 5, 2008, 08:51 AM »
Here's the link for the pack in instructions for the Falcon:

http://www.hasbro.com/common/instruct/87591.pdf

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #457 on: June 5, 2008, 09:22 AM »
Thanks for passing that along Ghost of QG - looking through those it really reinforces to me how awesome this toy is going to be.  The sounds/features/etc. are just great, and its amazing how many are included in this toy.  Its going to be one heck of a Falcon, and I can't wait.  If I could only buy one thing this year, I'm pretty sure this would be it.

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #458 on: June 5, 2008, 09:31 AM »
Talk about spoilers! Very impressive. Thanks for posting that info.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #459 on: June 5, 2008, 12:03 PM »
13 switches!  Oh, this is going to be fun.  8)

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #460 on: June 5, 2008, 03:22 PM »
Shows all the guns too...  Looks like they tried to include Han's hidden anti-infantry blaster as well there. :)
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #461 on: June 5, 2008, 03:29 PM »
It's very cool to see so many more details from those illustrations.  The main smuggling hold/maintenance hatch in the main hold is cool to see.  And those other doors near the medical bay apparently open, too.  The battery location is pretty well disguised as well.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #462 on: June 6, 2008, 12:41 AM »
This Falcon just gets better and better with each look!
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #463 on: June 6, 2008, 09:20 AM »
I got through the entire document, there's some nicely designed stuff in this thing. Hasbro really needs a huge pat on the back.

EDIT: There's a Youtube video for this!
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #464 on: June 6, 2008, 12:16 PM »
Thanks for posting that video.  Man, I'm looking forward to this.