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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #150 on: September 18, 2009, 01:40 PM »
WHEW!

I finally scored the Y-Wing this morning, and I am MAJORLY relieved. TRU had exactly 1 on the shelf, luckily in a decent box. $73 after tax, but the free Clone Trooper manual was a nice bonus. (they really did a sweet job with this thing)

I am officially caught up with every last CW toy officially available to retail outlets.

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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #151 on: September 22, 2009, 10:52 PM »
Still haven't seen this one and I'm thinking it could be a while. The Shadow ARC is collecting dust at every big box store around here (and we have many). I'm really curious to see what XMas brings this year. Usually XMas brings out the parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles who clean shelves of whatever is on it. Though with so many people just struggling to makes ends meet will the same happene again this year?

I think it's the only way, short of clearances, to get the Shadow ARC off shelves.

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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #152 on: September 23, 2009, 08:04 AM »
Still haven't seen this one and I'm thinking it could be a while. The Shadow ARC is collecting dust at every big box store around here (and we have many). I'm really curious to see what XMas brings this year. Usually XMas brings out the parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles who clean shelves of whatever is on it. Though with so many people just struggling to makes ends meet will the same happene again this year?

I think it's the only way, short of clearances, to get the Shadow ARC off shelves.

I worked for Target for years and can't think of more than a couple instances where Target will put a specific item from an assortment on clearance. Because they put DPCIs on clearance not the specific item which would mean the Y Wing would be marked down too. And they can't change the DPCI since they come in the same assortment.
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #153 on: September 23, 2009, 10:03 AM »
amazon.com has them in stock.  I was worried that I wasn't going to get one for my son so I just bit the bullet and ordered on line.  The ARC's are not and will not move I'm afraid :-\ and who knows how many are still in the Target system.  Add to that an absolute train wreck of a local Wal Mart I'm OK with ordering :P

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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #154 on: September 23, 2009, 01:16 PM »
I definitely have my finger on the trigger... What did the cost with shipping come to? That's the deal breaker for me at this point. I'm just afraid with the higher cost ($70) that the shipping might price it high enough that I might opt to wait. Of course watch me regret that. Ugh...

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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #155 on: September 23, 2009, 01:26 PM »
Just did a search on Amazon....Um are those true secondary prices on the TAC & OTC Y-Wings?

$150   ???
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #156 on: September 23, 2009, 01:33 PM »
are those true secondary prices on the TAC & OTC Y-Wings?

If by "true secondary prices" you mean 'prices that scalpery on-line shops are charging', then yes.

If by "true secondary prices" you mean 'what people are actually paying for them', then no.  Plenty sell on eBay for $30-50.
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #157 on: September 23, 2009, 02:57 PM »
The total with Tax and Shipping was $77...we traded in quite a few birthday gift cards though

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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #158 on: September 23, 2009, 04:25 PM »
Just did a search on Amazon....Um are those true secondary prices on the TAC & OTC Y-Wings?

$150   ???

A similar question was brought up in the 1:18 military world because since 21st's selling of their assets (at least in part) to another company, 1:18 has gone through the roof a lot.  The weird thing is though, it's spilled over to the "Bravo Team" stuff at Target, and the other day a Bravo Team Bradley and Abrams (like $20 and $30 respectively I believe), sold for $150 total on Ebay (or thereabouts).  It was absurd, and on something that just showed up at TRU not long ago and is likely to resurface at Target too.

Ebay's a nutty place.

I picked up a model rocket I wanted because it was an accurately scaled SW item, and I watched the auctions closely and the first one went for around $100...  The very next one had a BIN for $30 I missed, and the third one I put a $20 bid on, and won.  Just no rhyme or reason at times.
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #159 on: September 23, 2009, 04:58 PM »
Definitely no rhyme or reason to eBay. I have seen loose figures (mostly what I search being a loose collector) go for astronomical amounts and I have sat and said "WTF"  :o, and then hours later (or a day later) seen the same figure go for half or less than half. It's odd and I can't grasp the workings whatsoever.

I can say at times I'm astonished at what some loose figures go for. Whudda thunk the POTF2 garbage would fetch more than a couple of bucks, yet I have seen some end [loose] $10+  :-X

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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #160 on: September 24, 2009, 08:49 AM »
Saw 2 CW Y-wing at one local store, i had to hesitate for a moment, & decided to not buy it at retail price, I still want a plenty of figures that I can buy for that amount of money, dough I would love to have Matchstick on that ship when the time be :) I know those two will no see it at my next visit but who cares am not that rich :(
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #161 on: September 24, 2009, 06:47 PM »
Saw this today at a mom & pop shop.  But at $69.99 it was too pricey for my tastes.  Plus, I've got some Target gift cards I want to put to good use.  So, I passed.
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #162 on: October 4, 2009, 10:31 AM »
After sitting around for nearly a month, I finally got around to opening this. I have to say, I'm more than a little underwhelmed.
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #163 on: October 4, 2009, 12:22 PM »
I have to say, I'm more than a little underwhelmed.

Why is that? :(
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Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #164 on: October 5, 2009, 10:06 AM »
Too big. Too clean. Not enough detail. Feels light, way too cheep for the price. I'm just not feeling it. I'm thinking about returning it.
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