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Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« on: January 1, 2009, 07:44 PM »
Sandtrooper

Preorder 1/9/09

This is a pass for me.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #1 on: January 1, 2009, 08:24 PM »
Nice figure though...  Comes with the aircraft MG, something Hasbro's yet to make...  That's sort neat unto itself.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #2 on: January 1, 2009, 11:12 PM »
Sandtrooper

Preorder 1/9/09

This is a pass for me.

I like it - it looks like more than just their STormie with a shoulder pad and backpack.  It's up for consideration if it's around $60, otherwise I'll pass.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #3 on: January 2, 2009, 06:13 AM »
Considering the basic stormtrooper is already $90, I wouldn't expect the Sandtrooper to be less.

Any ideas on the exclusive accessory? Maybe the "look sir, droids" ring or the staff used while riding the dewback.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #4 on: January 2, 2009, 06:45 AM »
Considering the basic stormtrooper is already $90, I wouldn't expect the Sandtrooper to be less.

Any ideas on the exclusive accessory? Maybe the "look sir, droids" ring or the staff used while riding the dewback.

How about an escape pod as the exclusive.   ;D
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #5 on: January 2, 2009, 08:15 AM »
Considering the basic stormtrooper is already $90, I wouldn't expect the Sandtrooper to be less.

Any ideas on the exclusive accessory? Maybe the "look sir, droids" ring or the staff used while riding the dewback.

How about an escape pod as the exclusive.   ;D

If they can do the Ark for Toht then the escape pod seems to be a reasonable option.  :D
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #6 on: January 3, 2009, 11:08 AM »
Considering the basic stormtrooper is already $90, I wouldn't expect the Sandtrooper to be less.

Any ideas on the exclusive accessory? Maybe the "look sir, droids" ring or the staff used while riding the dewback.

That's what I figured, but I'm trying to be more optimistic in 2009.   ;D

Speaking of which, maybe the exclusive is the little flying imperial droid that came witht he POTF2 version?
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #7 on: January 3, 2009, 12:11 PM »
Speaking of which, maybe the exclusive is the little flying imperial droid that came witht he POTF2 version?

That's a great idea! I hope you're right.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #8 on: January 3, 2009, 06:14 PM »
I like it but will wait to see the price......
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #9 on: January 3, 2009, 11:41 PM »
I am hoping they include different colored pauldrons, but undoubtedly they know people will plunk down another $110 plus for a variant or two or three.  I pretty much have to get a Sandtrooper.  I love those things and would probably buy any variant.  It's going to be an expensive year with SS I fear.  I am just waiting for them to drop a Boba and Jango on us along with the Clone Commanders and troopers. 

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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #10 on: January 4, 2009, 02:42 AM »
It does look nice but I'm still limiting myself to what I want, yeah cut backs.  :P

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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #11 on: January 7, 2009, 09:01 PM »
I received an e-mail from Sideshow... The Sandtrooper Gallery and Priority Pre-Order Information…

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PRIORITY PRE-ORDERS BEGIN THIS FRIDAY
Newsletter subscribers who qualify will be given an opportunity to 'Priority Pre-Order' the Exclusive Sandtrooper 12-inch Figure, on Friday, January 9, 2009, from 10am to 12pm (Pacific Time). The Exclusive edition of this figure will be limited to just 1,000 pieces worldwide and will be priced at $109.99. Collectors will be given a choice to Pre-Order this item through a one time payment or through the multiple payment option of FLEXPay. This two hour pre-order window is only available to 'Priority Pre-Order' members. If any items remain available for purchase after this member pre-order window, then these will be offered to the general public. Note: There will be a regular edition of this item offered AFTER the Exclusive edition sells through.

The Sandtrooper 12-inch Figure includes:
- Fully articulated male body (armored body) with 30+ points of articulation
- Fully detailed Sandtrooper armor set, featuring new helmet faceplate, new left shin armor, new abdomen armor, and pauldron with white rank designation
- Bodysuit
- Shoulder Pouches
- Belt Pouches
- MG-15 Rifle
- Detailed Backpack
- Sideshow Exclusive: hand holding droid part from the Tatooine crash site
- 12-inch Figure Display Base with Star Wars Logo










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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #12 on: January 8, 2009, 12:34 AM »
Sweet looking figure, but very pricey.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #13 on: January 8, 2009, 08:21 AM »
Not much of an exclusive.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Sandtrooper
« Reply #14 on: January 8, 2009, 08:38 AM »
True, but it's one helluva a nice looking figure.  I am just scared to see what their final price will be.  I will have to buy their orange pauldron version whenever they release that.  Then they will release the black one and get more of my mula.