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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #45 on: February 11, 2009, 03:44 PM »
From Hasbro's Toy Fair Press Release:

"The next generation of STAR WARS fans are being introduced to the STAR WARS galaxy via the must-see animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS airing on Cartoon Network. As a follow-up to the popular AT-TE vehicle that topped Christmas lists in 2008, the CLONE TURBO TANK is an enormous field vehicle from the animated series, designed to transport up to twenty clone troopers (sold separately) into battle. The TURBO TANK features electronic sounds, running lights, phrases from the animation, a hidden, launchable speeder bike and a removable command center."

Just like the AT-TE and BMF, it sounds like this thing is designed as both a vehicle and a playset of sorts.  I'm looking forward to getting a better look at it this weekend.  :)
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #46 on: February 11, 2009, 05:49 PM »
The TURBO TANK features electronic sounds, running lights, phrases from the animation, a hidden, launchable speeder bike and a removable command center."

AWESOME.  I'm getting more and more jazzed for this thing.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #47 on: February 11, 2009, 05:50 PM »
Same here.  Glad to see its in the Toy Fair announcement, so we should definitely get a look at it this weekend.  Time to start saving.  Like I said, I hope if there's a plan for a 2nd (Original Trilogy) vehicle, they give us a little heads up though.  I have to choose one or the other when they're out together like that.  That being said, for some reason the announcement of the Juggernaut makes me want to get an AT-TE even more - although I don't currently really have room for either, aside from the floor.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #49 on: February 13, 2009, 12:54 PM »
meh...Looks very small as I thought it would be - especially compared to the speederbike.  I'm sure there's more hidden within though.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2009, 02:25 PM »
You had to figure with the size of that box that it would be scaled down somewhat.  But the sculpt looks good and I'm looking forward to adding it to my collection.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #51 on: February 13, 2009, 02:32 PM »
Agreed with Nicklab... can't wait to get this thing.   :)

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #52 on: February 13, 2009, 04:45 PM »
Tank is actually facing backwards in this pic. The dome without the gun is in front and the dome with the gun should be in back. Reference boxed pic.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #53 on: February 13, 2009, 04:53 PM »
You mean it's ass-backwards?
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #54 on: February 13, 2009, 05:02 PM »
Tank is actually facing backwards in this pic. The dome without the gun is in front and the dome with the gun should be in back. Reference boxed pic.

Well, technically there is no "backwards" to this thing right?  Don't they have drivers on both ends of the Tank?
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #55 on: February 13, 2009, 11:52 PM »
Juggernaughts came in at least two varieties...  Basically the same thing, only smaller.  There's actually possibly more, and possibly smaller, depending on the EU.  The concept art for it had it massive, like an AT-AT, while EU's slipped them in here and there and they get increasingly smaller.  Likewise the one in ROTS was smaller than the concept art (and the concept art's actually been used in EU itself).

So consider the Juggernaught kind of like the Octuparra droid...  It maybe comes ina  lot of different sizes, from pretty tiny all the way to friggin' huge.  That EU BS is maybe enough for me to ignore the scale issues on this...  I'll only be buying one of these though I'm pretty sure.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #56 on: February 14, 2009, 10:15 AM »
Too bad the picture is small, but cool to see none the less.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #57 on: February 14, 2009, 04:08 PM »
I too am looking forward to larger, more detailed pictures.

I think it was taken at that angle to show the where the speeder bike will shoot out of.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #58 on: February 14, 2009, 08:14 PM »
Looks like there's some more pics up at the otheR Site's coverage, including the presentation pics.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #59 on: February 15, 2009, 03:56 AM »
This vehicle looks huge with lots of playability.  I was wondering how the speeder fits with the tank; there is speeder garage in the underside of the vehicle (did not know that).  Wonder if this will carry the BMF or AT-TE price tag?

Update:  Nevermind, I just read that Approximate Retail Price: $99.99.
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