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Offline Jesse James

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #540 on: June 20, 2008, 12:37 AM »
Without a doubt, a Kubrick is what, half the size of a SW figure?  The original Falcon works decently with Kubrick figures actually.  If you're looking for that kind of display. 
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #541 on: June 20, 2008, 12:46 AM »
Without a doubt, a Kubrick is what, half the size of a SW figure?  The original Falcon works decently with Kubrick figures actually.  If you're looking for that kind of display. 

Heh, if i HAD han and chewie Kubs, i would totally go for a Falcon, but the only ones i have are Royal Guards and a ghost of Anakin (I have another japanese figure line eating up my cash flow LOL)

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #542 on: June 23, 2008, 12:41 AM »
Holy crap...first one of these just went up on ebay and its freakin huge! Price is high, but I'm tempted...my buddy at TRU told me they are only getting a handful per store in late July and some stores won't be getting any. Confirmed the shipping at $40-$50....what to do...

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #543 on: June 23, 2008, 09:41 AM »
Don't give into the dark side, don't go e-bay. I wouldn't panic based on what your buddy says and I don't know how he would know what other retailers are getting.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #544 on: June 23, 2008, 11:05 AM »
My friend works at TRU and my sis works at K-mart...they usually do a pretty good job of warning me of what's coming down the tracks...gonna check my bank account and then decide...happy hunting everyone

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #545 on: June 23, 2008, 11:53 AM »
IIRC, Hasbro has said that the BMF will continue to ship through the holiday season. So we should not have a problem finding this between all of the big box stores. We might have a problem at first as I expect this to sell well early. But a month or so after release it should start popping up again.

It's just that "gotta have it now" tude that most of us have that makes us excitable about something like this.

Patience, soon you will have your Falcon.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #546 on: June 26, 2008, 07:32 PM »
Wow! Can't believe the "Buy it now" asking price on the new Falcons. Ebay is despicable.

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #547 on: June 26, 2008, 10:47 PM »
Ebay is not despicable.  The people who sell on Ebay take adavantage of over eager buyers.  It's the buyers' fault for giving in.  I've had many good deals and purchased great stuff at nice prices on Ebay.  Patience is the key.

Superleia...DON'T get this off ebay.   The BMF will be everywhere.  In fact, if you can't find one at reatil by Sept 26 (2 months after launch) I'll buy one for you!
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #548 on: July 2, 2008, 04:09 PM »
The Front Page has an official press release from Hasbro regarding the upcoming BMF Falcon.  Nothing new really, just a little more extended write up about it.  From this (and the YouTube video) it sounds like we have the old mold breaking to thank for this new version.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #549 on: July 2, 2008, 04:11 PM »
I would almost bet that the 'old mold' had been recast once or twice since 1977.


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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #550 on: July 2, 2008, 04:39 PM »
The mold breaking sounds like a convenient excuse, and I'm perfectly fine with that... heh heh.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #551 on: July 3, 2008, 12:02 AM »
Hasbro should break the mold(s) apart and auction them for charity.  I'd buy a piece of it gladly.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #552 on: July 3, 2008, 10:38 AM »
They probably did break the mold.  They pumped out a lot of Falcons with it over the past 30 years.  Anyway I am just glad they made a new version.  I probably will not run out on 7/26 to buy it but at some point this year I will.  The problem is getting BOTH the AT-TE and Falcon.  I have to strategically get this approved by my wife.  Unfortunately with the higher gas prices and other things like mortgage, bills, etc it may be a tough sell.  But I will get it done somehow!

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #553 on: July 3, 2008, 10:41 AM »
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The problem is getting BOTH the AT-TE and Falcon.  I have to strategically get this approved by my wife.  Unfortunately with the higher gas prices and other things like mortgage, bills, etc it may be a tough sell.

So true.  I'm trying to figure out how to get that done as well.  I've got the Falcon approved I think, and hope to get that on "opening day", but I haven't even mentioned the other $100 vehicle that is coming out.  I'd like to get that right away as well, but have a feeling that isn't very likely.  A lot depends on what is all released that day, and how tough it is to find.  I'm hoping the AT-TE will be available for the rest of the year, and I can get it a month or two later or something.  We'll see.

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon
« Reply #554 on: July 3, 2008, 10:55 AM »
Ouch both Broem and Brian having the whip cracked on them....j/k kidding fellas

I'm SO glad my fiancee is a (former) collector as she gets it. She KNOWS I've ben waiting and wanting an AT-TE since first seeing it in AOTC. And even got excited at the new BMF.

It helps too that I made the decision myself to cut my budget in half. So she's benefitted from that with dinners out, I'm paying more than my "share" of bills, etc. So it's all good.
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