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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #15 on: January 3, 2008, 04:32 PM »
That's the one Sal, thanks for posting...  If the figures are THAT guy, I'm happy.  I'll deal with crummy bikes repainted.  It's the figure that I'm more interested in.  However, if it's a new bike...  Well, that'd be a dream come true.

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If it is this figure I'll get two sets, more if it's a new speederbike depending on construction/sculpt, etc.

I'm SO tempted to make a custom of this fig now, but will resist that desire until I see what this battle pack looks like. If it's NOT this fig, then I smell a serious custom happening.
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #16 on: January 3, 2008, 04:43 PM »

This one would rock, as if you look at the unit on the bike, it's the Snowtrooper backpack. Do as said above with the new tool Scout backpack with hoses that connect to a Snowtrooper backpack that fits onto the; and here is the deal maker or breaker the Saga version of the Speederbike. That is about the best version they have even know it's still too big and the steering vains are all wronge, but it has the better control arms and looks much cooler than the POTF2 version. That is if they are going the cheap route.

As others have said though it would be awesome for a new tool Speederbike, as they are my favorite, but I don't see that happening anytime soon.
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #17 on: January 4, 2008, 09:29 AM »
Great, POTF2 speeder bikes painted with snow.



Actually, the POTF2 speeder bikes are made of much sturdier plastic than what we've been getting in the bikes lately and these will more than likely suck just as much.   

Have you gotten and opened the shadow scout? POTF2 everything with the cheapest plastic possible.  :(
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #18 on: January 4, 2008, 04:20 PM »
2 Hoth Speederbikes with Scouts for $20 > 1 Shadow Scout Trooper with bike for $25

Works for me!  I don't need another Galactic Marine but the sets all seem great otherwise.  It looks like they tweaked the Speederbikes a little for the feet, but it might just be something they did for the picture.  The kitbashed Bacara is nice too.
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #19 on: January 4, 2008, 04:22 PM »
Might pick up the Hoth pack, looks pretty good.

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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #21 on: January 4, 2008, 06:27 PM »
D*mn you Hasbro, get you hands out of my wallet!!!

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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #22 on: January 4, 2008, 07:25 PM »
Looks to be VTSC Snowtrooper lower legs and arms, with Scout Trooper Body, thighs and head.
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #23 on: January 4, 2008, 09:58 PM »
Looks like a cool set, though I'm a little bummed that it will probably cost $20 for two figs and two mini-vehicles.  The usual BPs have 5 characters - I'd much rather get three more figs than two hoth Speederbikes.   :P
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #24 on: January 5, 2008, 12:00 AM »
Looks like a cool set, though I'm a little bummed that it will probably cost $20 for two figs and two mini-vehicles.  The usual BPs have 5 characters - I'd much rather get three more figs than two hoth Speederbikes.   :P

Yeah, but we got a similar treatment with the Wal-Mart Exc. "Treachery on Saleucami" BP. That one was $20.
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Re: TLC "Hoth Speeder Bike Patrol" Battle Pack
« Reply #25 on: January 5, 2008, 12:34 AM »
Looks like a cool set, though I'm a little bummed that it will probably cost $20 for two figs and two mini-vehicles.  The usual BPs have 5 characters - I'd much rather get three more figs than two hoth Speederbikes.   :P

Yeah, but we got a similar treatment with the Wal-Mart Exc. "Treachery on Saleucami" BP. That one was $20.


I didn't really think that one was worth $20 either.  :-\  At least it came with two "new" figures and was the first of its kind.  I wonder if the two troops will be identical?  If so, maybe I can live with just getting one loose and splitting the pack with someone.  ;)
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Re: Hoth Speeder Bike
« Reply #26 on: January 6, 2008, 06:57 PM »
Those Hoth speederbikes are pretty sweet looking, I'm not gonna lie.
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Re: Hoth Speeder Bike
« Reply #27 on: January 6, 2008, 11:19 PM »
Amen.  I do really like these the more I look at them, but I wish it was a better value. They could easily have included a third trooper or made the set $15 instead of $20.  Oh well, I will buy at least two regardless.   :-\
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Re: Hoth Speeder Bike
« Reply #28 on: January 7, 2008, 02:54 AM »
Amen.  I do really like these the more I look at them, but I wish it was a better value. They could easily have included a third trooper or made the set $15 instead of $20.  Oh well, I will buy at least two regardless.   :-\

The overall value doesn't seem that bad to me. I guess if they were to issue Blizzard Force Biker Scout w/Speeder Bike as a Deluxe figure, it would be a $10 item.

So I see Hasbro's thinking here, you get two of the same Deluxe figures in a single box for $20. Add to that the fact that the figures themselves are kit-bashed combinations of two figures that originally retailed for $10 each. Heck factor in that we currently pay $7 for each figure. That means that the cost of the two speeder bikes is somewhere between $0 and $6. To me that's a pretty good value.
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Re: Hoth Speeder Bike
« Reply #29 on: April 4, 2008, 08:32 PM »
Are either of these two (Mygeeto and Speeder Bike Patrol), or the Hoth one we were shown at Toy Fair coming out prior to the 7/26 date? 

We got a bit more clarity on these in the latest Q&A session:

** Battle of Mygeeto should be out on shelves by mid-April or early May. It will be the last of the 30th Anniversary Battle Packs in the current "footprint." A new line of Battle Packs will debut on 7/26, with slightly different boxed dimensions (a little deeper, a little less tall). Hoth Speeder Patrol was suffering delays and had to be moved out, and will be in the first wave of the new Fall assortment.
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