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30AC General Grievous' Starfighter
« on: March 4, 2008, 04:16 PM »
Does anyone happen to have Grievous' Starfighter, and could they give me a measurement on the ship's length if possible?  I'd appreciate it a lot.
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« Reply #1 on: March 9, 2008, 04:10 PM »
Does anyone happen to have Grievous' Starfighter, and could they give me a measurement on the ship's length if possible?  I'd appreciate it a lot.

With the little wing thing at the back in "flight position" (down), it's 13 inches from the tail to the tip of the pod on the sides.  It's approximately 8 inches wide at its widest point, and is about 3.5 inches off the ground at its highest point with landing gear fully extended.

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2008, 12:14 PM »
Does anyone have any opinions of Grievous' starfighter?  I've seen it at retail a couple of times, but I've kind of been on the fence with it, so I've passed so far.  Is it worth picking up?

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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2008, 02:40 PM »
Does anyone have any opinions of Grievous' starfighter?  I've seen it at retail a couple of times, but I've kind of been on the fence with it, so I've passed so far.  Is it worth picking up?

Totally worth it!

Excellent price. Reasonable scale. Sculpt is awesome. Some play features with it. It makes for a good starfighter design to go with any other prequel ships you may have.

I highly recommend getting it.

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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2008, 04:27 PM »
I agree...it's a great vehicle.
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2008, 09:05 AM »
I haven't picked it up yet, not very interested in it. :-\
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Re: 30AC General Grievous\\
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2008, 06:58 PM »
Does anyone have any opinions of Grievous' starfighter?  I've seen it at retail a couple of times, but I've kind of been on the fence with it, so I've passed so far.  Is it worth picking up?

I absolutely love it.  The landing gear is a little tricky-- at first it seems like bad, saggy landing gear, but the truth is that the legs have to be pulled out until they essentially click into place.  It's not so much a bad design as it is bad execution, as it almost feels like you need to employ Excessive ForceTM to make it work properly.  Oh, and it has this folding down fin thing on the back that really doesn't add anything to it.

The seating area is perfect-- you can remove part of the console to fit larger figures.  I had no problem getting in the few Obi-Wans and Grievouseses that I tried.  The pull-out firing cannons were pretty neat, although I just leave them hidden, and the deco is great.  It feels good for what you pay for it ($25ish) and I can say that unlike some vehicles, I'm not sorry I own it.

That said, it doesn't do much.  You have some landing gear, seating for one, and some pull-out firing cannons.  It doesn't do anything a Jedi Starfighter doesn't do, the mean reason to pick it up is if you think it looks cool.

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