I finally opened up the one I bought, at KMart clearance about three months ago, over the weekend. I love this sucker. I too have bent nose guns (or else they were aligned by Lt. A$$h%le....
My four year old and I spent the weekend engaging in dogfights between my 3 3/4" CW Y-Wing and his Galactic Heroes CW Y-Wing. Needless to say he found it much funnier when his ship shot down mine and his seemed oddly impervious to damage (I think he was cheating).
I like the design, especially for the price I got it at. Maybe I should pick up a second at TJ Maxx clearance and give it a red paint job... Oh well, wishful thinking.