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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #30 on: March 12, 2008, 02:32 AM »
Do these Stormtroopers use that same mold that the Tantive IV BP Stormies used? I'll probably get one if that's the case.

They are the VOTC Stormie mold.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #31 on: March 12, 2008, 09:08 AM »
Can you really picture Vader actually walking around a jungle/forest though?  That part just seems kinda silly.

I always pictured Vader walking everywhere and anywhere ever since Obi-wan told Luke that Vader helped to hunt down the Jedi.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #32 on: March 12, 2008, 03:13 PM »
Some interesting stuff on the Stormtrooper...

THe body overall is the VOTC, but the legs have date stamps of 2005 on them for whatever reason.  Anyway, found that interesting.  Cool figure nonetheless, but it is the VOTC sculpt as near as I can tell.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #33 on: March 12, 2008, 06:36 PM »
I am buying this set for the wookiees. but the stormtroopers (are not the tantive IV versions) is an  extra bonus with VOTC Vader.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #34 on: March 13, 2008, 04:15 AM »
Do these Stormtroopers use that same mold that the Tantive IV BP Stormies used? I'll probably get one if that's the case.

They are the VOTC Stormie mold.

Can someone remind me what the differences between the VOTC and Tantive IV Stormtroopers are?  Do they have the same articulation?

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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #35 on: March 13, 2008, 04:33 AM »
The Capture on the Tantive IV Stormtrooper is the Evolutions "Sandtrooper" just with a clean deco Jess...  No backpacks or big ass gun either, just a regular blaster.  He has the "Sandtrooper Belt' with the ammo packs on it, and no waist articulation.

And the VOTC Stormtrooper is the super articulated figure of course with the ball/socket torso/waist, and the stormtrooper holster.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #36 on: March 13, 2008, 09:16 AM »

THe body overall is the VOTC, but the legs have date stamps of 2005 on them for whatever reason. 

Aren't they supposed to have the 2005 date stamp? That's the year the VOTC came out.

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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #37 on: March 13, 2008, 12:10 PM »
VOTC was 2004.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #38 on: March 13, 2008, 01:14 PM »
Picked this up at Target last night using DPCI trick... I actually really like this set.

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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #39 on: March 13, 2008, 02:14 PM »
I'm gonna try to pick up a couple of these. Maybe even a third if I can find one on clearance.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #40 on: March 13, 2008, 10:33 PM »
The Capture on the Tantive IV Stormtrooper is the Evolutions "Sandtrooper" just with a clean deco Jess...  No backpacks or big ass gun either, just a regular blaster.  He has the "Sandtrooper Belt' with the ammo packs on it, and no waist articulation.

And the VOTC Stormtrooper is the super articulated figure of course with the ball/socket torso/waist, and the stormtrooper holster.

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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #41 on: March 14, 2008, 09:08 AM »
VOTC was 2004.

Right.

Here's the deal, (I pulled out the various variants) the '04 VOTC has an '04 date stamp on the foot, while the Saga Sandtrooper has an '05 date stamp on the leg. So one would assume the Santrooper legs are in standard use now since they're in the Kashyyyk pack, the Mouse/Brasso pack and on use on the TAC trooper. The Evo Storm/Sandtrooper have an '05 stamp on the foot.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #42 on: March 14, 2008, 02:10 PM »
This is a complete pass for me even on clearance.
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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #43 on: March 15, 2008, 11:24 AM »
The local Target had an entire endcap crammed full of these, the Aayla JSF, and both GH sets this morning.  To put it simply, I wasn't impressed with this set enough to get it on clearance, much less at full price.  The Wookiees looked nice, but they didn't impress me enough to spend 20 bucks on the set. 

I do think that this would have been a much easier purchase for a lot of people if the Vader had been dropped in favor of, say, a resculpted Tarfful, that blue Stormtrooper Commander, or another plain white Stormtrooper.  Then again, that would require a set to go out without a Darth Vader in it, and such an event would result in the sun imploding.  ::)

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Re: Target TFU Assault on Kashyyyk Battle Pack
« Reply #44 on: March 15, 2008, 09:05 PM »
Then again, that would require a set to go out without a Darth Vader in it, and such an event would result in the sun imploding.  ::)

LOL!  ;D Very funny!

You have a great point, this set would have been much better if it had been a kit-bashed Tarfful combined with the ROTS preview Wookie and then three of those Stormtrooper "Commanders". There was really no need for a Vader in this set. We're already getting a Vader as part of the TFU figure wave.
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