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Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« on: November 15, 2002, 11:57 PM »
So what does everyone think of the Wal-Mart Exclusive Trash Compactor Sets? They both seem to be works of art, but is "art" what you're looking for?

Me? I'm looking for something in between a peice of art and a toy. I like "playing" with my figures, but usually "playing" with them means I'm setting them up in dioramas and occasionally sending my Gunship in to strafe the whole lot :D...
I'm mostly concerned with just how posed they may be... Chewbacca seems to have his arms stuck in a mime position, and so does Leia. Han and Luke, on the other hand, look pretty cool with the exception of those puny rifles (those can't be the right scale).

Anyway, what do you guys and gals think?

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2002, 01:30 AM »
For me it some ki9nd of  "expanded 25th Annyversary set", more like a sculptere.  ;D ;D A definitve must have

I am glad Hasbro makes this. Imagine if Dark Horse would have done something like that as a cold-gast porcelane thing. What would that cost ?   :o

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2002, 09:07 AM »
I actually still haven't decided if I'll get it or not... I think its real great looking, but my collection is already getting to that point where I either need a bigger room, or I need to stop getting every "cool" thing I see.

I wonder if Hasbro will make a trend of this? I'll bet we see two 'Back Door' Sets based on ROTJ when C3PO, R2D2, Han, and Leia are all gathered at the entrance to the Sheild Generator. You heard it here first!  ;)
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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2002, 09:54 AM »
I like it and will try to get it but it dosen't look like it has much play in it. I hope it comes in a saga package so you can view it without opening it.

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2002, 01:06 PM »
they are very cool ....

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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2002, 01:27 PM »
The sets look very nice.  I doubt there is much "play" in them though.  I hope I'll be able to find them around here.

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2002, 02:23 PM »
Being the Completest I am, I will be getting these sets.
According to what I know here are the #'s for the sets;
Set #1 Luke & Han = 84931
Set #2 Leia & Chewie = 84930
The Case they come in = 84929 (X2 of each in a case)

I have asked a local Wal-Mart about these and they lady told me they will be in and to keep checking back.
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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2002, 06:31 PM »
I can pretty much confirm that these will be packaged in the Window style, so that's great news for you un-openers.  ;D
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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2002, 06:54 PM »
I have seen close-up pictures of these items and true, they are excellent sculpts, and we get a dianoga which is fantastic.  However, I do prefer figures which are 'in the background' and I'm growing a little tired of seeing the main characters just in different poses.

If they did more scenes with a variety of characters they would be more interesting.

I will still buy this, it looks great.

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2002, 04:51 PM »
They look awesome. Unfortunately, stores in my area take a long time to get new figs and such. :(

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2002, 06:15 PM »
Yea, same problem here, actually. I still havent found a Ephant Mon or Clone Pilots (it hasnt been THAT long, but still, I'm dying here!).
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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #11 on: December 11, 2002, 04:27 AM »
They look great. Thought they might not be up here in Canada.  :(  Still a very nice piece.  Still have the same old crap sitting around the stores. Heck, some waves came out down east & we have not seen anything out west.  >:(

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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2002, 06:21 PM »
I found the set(s) this weekend. I little overpriced. When you put the dianoga together it is very large. I like the set(s). I say it is a must pick up for those who like display type figures.
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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2002, 08:21 AM »
Do the figures come out or are they stuck in the mold??
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Re:Death Star Trash Compactor Sets
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2002, 11:08 AM »
They are removable but very scene specific...that is they don't look quite right outside of the bases ;)