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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #30 on: June 19, 2008, 03:31 PM »
Flight controls and maybe some added detailing to the sides and things, rather than stickers?  Cramping the cockpit up a bit would help the A-Wing as the pilot jostles about inside now.  I'm guessing at least flight controls/stick though.  And I think that rocks...  It's a little bonus.  I'm down for a few of these I think.  I already have like 6 of the POTF2 but this is one I'd like at least 2 of and maybe a spare to boot.  It'll free up some of the red ones to repaint.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #31 on: June 19, 2008, 03:33 PM »
Nice overall, but doesn't it seem a bit too clean in the red areas? I'll still get one though  ;)
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #32 on: June 19, 2008, 03:36 PM »
A little, but we have a grimed up one too, so I'm not too disappointed.  It's like getting one that got a fresh coat of squad colors and another that just hasn't gotten his overhaul yet.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2008, 03:56 PM »
As always I just want the figure.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2008, 04:03 PM »
I originally mainly wanted this for the figure as well, but I wouldn't mind having another A-Wing either.  I just have a POTF2 one, and they are small enough I could handle having a couple more.  I'm curious to see what the "new cockpit" entails, and it does look pretty spiffy all packaged up like that (thanks Jeff).  Has there been any word if this will be out on the 26th as well?  I thought originally it was planned to be, but I read (I think on GH's forums) that someone heard it was being delayed until November/holiday time.  I guess since the boxed image has surfaced, its unlikely it would be that far off.

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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #35 on: June 19, 2008, 05:45 PM »
Don't have an A-Wing and Tycho was the one non-McQuarrie 30AC figure I never saw at retail, so this will be a happy buy for me.

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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #36 on: June 19, 2008, 06:18 PM »
I don't have an A-Wing either, so this is awesome! I can't wait to buy one or two. ;D
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #37 on: June 19, 2008, 09:49 PM »
I'm glad to see they're using the Tycho body with just a different head.  That makes the pack-in figure better.  I thought they might try to reuse part of the POTF2 pack-in figure...that was the one that jostled around the cockpit.  My Tycho figure fits in there just fine.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #38 on: June 20, 2008, 09:31 AM »
Nice presentation. This will be a happy purchase for me.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #39 on: June 20, 2008, 11:47 AM »
This looks sweet!
If I can find them, I will buy at least 2 of these, maybe 3. I would not mind ditching the old POFT2 version if the overall deco is the same to have the upgraded cockpit. I may even buy an extra to upgrade the green version from Target. I upgraded all of my Y-Wing guns & Pilots so I have a matching fleet with all of the different decos. I love they have the other A-wing helmet design in there, I just hate that this is a WM exclusive vehicle.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #40 on: June 20, 2008, 04:49 PM »
I think I'm in for one, mostly due to the helmet, but like others have said, another A-Wing would be nice too.  I have my original POTF2 version hanging from the ceiling, so this will likely join it!
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #41 on: June 20, 2008, 07:27 PM »
I think this will definitely be available on July 26th, I can't see them NOT making this available. Guess sleeping in front of the WalMart after hitting midnight madness at TRU will be in the cards for me this year. In 2005, it was sleeping in front of the Target to make sure I was first in line to score some Lava Reflection Vaders.
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #42 on: July 18, 2008, 10:51 AM »
I didn't notice this on the fall release schedule that was released this week, so I'm guessing it is not going to be available next week?  Since we've seen packaged samples and everything, we know it is on the way, but I guess I'd be fine if it waited until later in the Fall.  Its not like there isn't anything to buy next weekend anyways ;).

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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #43 on: July 18, 2008, 10:55 AM »
When RS did that Walmart story last week, they listed the A-Wing as coming in November...

"November 18th - The Clone Wars movie comes out on DVD, and a new video game is released!
More exclusives from The Clone Wars & beyond, with new figure Commemorative troop builder 3-packs, a 501st blue Clone Trooper Helmet Voice Changer, a Republic Gunship, and an A-Wing Fighter!"
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Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #44 on: July 18, 2008, 11:11 AM »
When RS did that Walmart story last week, they listed the A-Wing as coming in November...

"November 18th - The Clone Wars movie comes out on DVD, and a new video game is released!
More exclusives from The Clone Wars & beyond, with new figure Commemorative troop builder 3-packs, a 501st blue Clone Trooper Helmet Voice Changer, a Republic Gunship, and an A-Wing Fighter!"

Oops, missed that.  Thanks Jeff!