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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #15 on: May 6, 2008, 03:30 PM »
Picked up a ROTLA Indy today. It was tough finding one that had passable eyes and wasn't pillaged for its mail away sticker.
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #16 on: May 6, 2008, 09:53 PM »
Finally got a $20 vehicle at Target and a pile of basic figures using coupons.  Love coupons.

Target here is still hit and miss if they even have Indy toys out though.  One had a bit, the other 15 minutes down the road hasn't even reset.  I really have come to hate both Target and Wal-Mart equally at this point.  Target's only consistancy is that they're all inconsistant on putting **** out.
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #17 on: May 6, 2008, 11:17 PM »
Just the GH sets, I like them better than the figures.

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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #18 on: May 7, 2008, 01:30 AM »
Opening the German Car...  It's really quite nice and it's a vehicle based on a real-world German 4-WD car, kind of like a jeep but not really, used in earlier years of the war.  Not many pictures I've ever seen of these vehicles (there's 2 larger variants of the same vehicle) in Europe, but Italy, North Africa and other campaigns seemingly saw them used heavily.  I saw a picture of one with Russian paint on it somewhere (red star, etc.) as well.

It's surprisingly accurate and the 1:18 military figures fit in really nicely.  It looks large with IJ figures in it though, which are a bit smaller.  They mix well enough but they're noticeably smaller.

I have a guy in it now with goggles on.  Very cool looking...  I have to fix that BFG in the back though.  That's beyond silly looking and needs a scaled MG-34 back there.

For the curious...

The German car is supposed to be either a

http://www.4x4abc.com/bmw/index.html BMW 325 4x4, or it's supposed to be a...

http://www.4x4abc.com/G-Class/g5.html Mercedes Benz G5

The trunk area might be a TAD long on it, however I'm more than willing to overlook that flaw...  It's to accomodate the figure and the lameass action feature, so I can look beyond that.  Shorten up that trunk though and this baby's spot-on.  It just needs painted properly.  I may nab one to cut the convertible top off and build a functional canvas top with canvas doors.  That would rock balls.
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #19 on: May 7, 2008, 09:25 AM »
I was surprised to see that the indy figures were cheeper at TRU, so I picked up another Raiders Indy for a friend.
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #20 on: May 7, 2008, 02:16 PM »
One Walmart put out some more stuff today (the other two WM had either nothing or only Taters of the Lost Ark) and had some KOTCS stuff.  They also had the deluxe at only $12.92 rather than the $16.99 they were initially at a different Walmart ??? ::)  I picked up both KOTCS Indy's and the German Motorcycle but still passed on the Indy with horse because the eyes.... :o
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #21 on: May 7, 2008, 03:27 PM »
I stopped by Target and they finally put out their Indy stuff.  They were stocked pretty well with everything that I could see.  I picked up the ROTLA Adventure Hero sets, so I'm caught up with those.  They also didn't have the Indy w/horse or German w/motorcycle deluxe sets (no one in town has had them so far that I've seen), so I think that's all I'm still looking for from what's out.  They had the Tater there, and I was tempted - but left it for now.  Oh, and these were just in the normal aisle, next to Star Wars (which hasn't been stocked in ages).

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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #22 on: May 9, 2008, 01:27 PM »
Head's up for a $5 off $25 purchase coupon at TRU.  But it's only good today and tomorrow (5/9 & 5/10). 

I used the coupon to buy the DLX Indy on Horse and DLX German Motorcycle sets, along with a basic figure Mutt (Jacket).  :)
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #23 on: May 10, 2008, 02:38 PM »
Picked up another German w/Motorcycle Dlx and one more Russian Soldier yesterday at TRU. Wish I had known about the TRU coupon... oh well..
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #24 on: May 10, 2008, 04:21 PM »
I picked up a Russian Soldier and the Deluxe Indy w/Horse this morning.

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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #25 on: May 10, 2008, 05:37 PM »
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #26 on: May 11, 2008, 01:09 AM »
I picked up the German Soldier and motorbike today.  I have more deluxe figs than basic ones!

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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #27 on: May 11, 2008, 10:35 AM »
I got the German car yesterday, and JJ, the first thing I did was replace the ridiculous gun with a SW MG (I think it was the one from 4-LOM) and it looks fantastic!
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #28 on: May 11, 2008, 02:37 PM »
Picked up the Cairo Indy, Indy w/ crystal skull, Mutt Williams, and Indy w/ horse yesterday.
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Re: Recent Purchases
« Reply #29 on: May 11, 2008, 05:34 PM »
Started my Indy collection after stopping at TRU and picking up a ROTLA Indy w/ Ark, and a KOTCS Col. Dovchenko.