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Re: Wal Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #150 on: June 9, 2008, 01:36 AM »
How much of Han's nose is visible in the movie?  That's the tell-tale sign...  Regardless, none of them are blue in the movie anyway.    ;D  Clearly yours is more accurate then Greg.

I'm not sure on the vac-metal one debate either.  I'm with Jeff that I don't want to jump to the notion there are two as there's been no packaged shots to prove it.  I've also seen vac-metalized customs...  It's possible if you know someone in that industry, so even that makes me question the validity of it.
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Re: Wal Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #151 on: June 9, 2008, 09:10 AM »
The pack I received via Wm.com was non-vac as well, although I do like how the vac metal one looks.  I hope we get that at some point, but as a B-A-D would be fine with me.  WM Exclusives can be tricky enough without having to track down a "variant".

Also, I saw at Yakface's Q and A this week that it sound like we won't be getting the extra smiley Luke X-Wing figure in that two pack, instead getting the regular X-Wing Luke - which is fine with me.
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Re: Wal Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #152 on: June 9, 2008, 08:30 PM »
Has anyone seen this set go back up as "In Stock"?

I didn't order one 'cause I want three complete sets of six, so it would be pointless for me to order 3 of the Han set only to still have to track down the remaining 15 sets I need.

I was kinda hoping that WalMart would offer a "Complete Set of Six" option from their website. But they didn't do that with their Comic 2-pack exclusives, so I don't know why I would expect that with these.
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Re: Wal Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #153 on: June 9, 2008, 08:34 PM »
I've been watching but haven't seen it.  I was going to be patient, but am a little worried that initial shipments might have a variation to them, so now I'm kicking myself for not ordering them when I had the chance.  Hopefully they show up at retail soon and we see the exact same Han pack that others are currently nabbing. 
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Re: Wal Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #154 on: June 10, 2008, 10:09 AM »
I am still waiting for my order to arrive. I ordered two sets but one got back ordered so we shall see. I ordered on 7/29. I will keep you guys posted if I get it and what variation it will be.....
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #155 on: June 16, 2008, 02:25 PM »
Well, I picked up both sets today. Both were non chrome R-3Po's. The Han looks great! Now I can ditch the crappy Target BP version. I have to say I am surprised I was able to get these at all, looking forward to the next set.

FYI - I am keeping the extra set for trade for when the others come out. Depending on the variation of chrome we will see what set is more rare. I just want a chrome version.
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #156 on: June 16, 2008, 03:10 PM »
Well, I picked up both sets today. Both were non chrome R-3Po's. The Han looks great! Now I can ditch the crappy Target BP version. I have to say I am surprised I was able to get these at all, looking forward to the next set.

FYI - I am keeping the extra set for trade for when the others come out. Depending on the variation of chrome we will see what set is more rare. I just want a chrome version.

I hope to get an answer from Hasbro this week regarding the vac-metalized version and whether or not it is an intended running change.
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #157 on: June 16, 2008, 03:17 PM »
Ooh... I almost asked them that Q this week... I guess I'm glad I didn't!

I am looking forward to their answer... I still think that chrome droid is a B-a-D figure and not a variant, hopefully we'll know on Friday!
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #158 on: June 16, 2008, 03:51 PM »
I hope it's not a variant. WM exclusives are hard enough to get as it is.

I have to say, these are quality repaints/exclusives, they even painted Han's blaster handle. The blue is dead on to the way it appeared....to the blue enthusiasts that is. I am very happy with Order 66 and so far these DF sets this year. I am kind of bummed about not getting the smiley Luke, the head sculpt did not look to me.
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #159 on: June 16, 2008, 04:00 PM »
Well I managed to find these today.  Of course they did not have the Han Solo set.  The set I actually wanted.  So, I did get Luke.  Thank God they switched out that goofy laughing headsculpt for a neutral version. 

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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #160 on: June 16, 2008, 04:12 PM »
I am happy to trade my extra for any other besides Han. LMK.

(Luke and Vader sets are higher on my want list.) Hell, if you can buy me the other 5 I will pay you and give you this set for free.
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #161 on: June 16, 2008, 05:17 PM »
Well I managed to find these today.  Of course they did not have the Han Solo set.  The set I actually wanted.  So, I did get Luke.  Thank God they switched out that goofy laughing headsculpt for a neutral version. 
 

They did? Got any pics??
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #162 on: June 17, 2008, 09:07 AM »
Got a call from a friend who found these here in SoCal.
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #163 on: June 17, 2008, 11:16 AM »
Got a call from a friend who found these here in SoCal.
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Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« Reply #164 on: June 17, 2008, 12:35 PM »
Standard retail price on these or bumped up?
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