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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #60 on: February 15, 2009, 10:00 AM »
Looks really fun and looks like another huge (no pun intended) winner. I'll be anxious to pick it up.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #61 on: February 15, 2009, 12:41 PM »
This seems like a lot more fun than the AT TE, which I don't have still (no room).  It will do very well, I imagine, and hopefully we will see more of this kind of thing in the future.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #62 on: February 15, 2009, 01:03 PM »
I'm really looking forward to this! ;D
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #63 on: February 15, 2009, 08:16 PM »
Update:  Nevermind, I just read that Approximate Retail Price: $99.99.

I dunno......I have a bad feeling about that MSRP for some reason "due to the current state of our economy"
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #64 on: February 16, 2009, 01:26 AM »
I've soured a bit since seeing photos...  It's not as impressive to me as the AT-TE is, so I'm just not sure on this now.  I would consider it for cheaper but at full price I think I'll pass...  My minds changed on a lot of the stuff since TF.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #65 on: February 16, 2009, 10:34 AM »
I feel the same way.  Just seems kinda lame to me for some reason, but I'm sure I'll still cave.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #66 on: February 16, 2009, 10:34 AM »
There is an actual video of the Tank, funny how the speeder is shoot out, I'm looking the original plan sketck to compare...

http://www.rebelscum.com/story/events/tf2009_watch_the_turbo_tank_in_action_121149.asp

That tank is ok, will look cool for display or in a nice diorama.

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« Last Edit: February 16, 2009, 10:48 AM by Theta 288 »

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #67 on: February 16, 2009, 11:04 AM »
Here's the direct link to the video. Still's don't do it justice, this will be an awesome toy.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #68 on: February 16, 2009, 11:14 AM »
It looks like a lot of fun and I'm sure the kid will be pleading for it when he sees one up close. Parts of it seem a little goofy like a spring loaded BARC and a removable command center.  But I don't blame them for it.  It's all in the name of play value for the kids.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #69 on: February 16, 2009, 11:55 AM »
Easy pass.  Kids already have an AT-TE - no room or desire for another $100 toy.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #70 on: February 16, 2009, 01:50 PM »
It looks like a lot of fun and I'm sure the kid will be pleading for it when he sees one up close. Parts of it seem a little goofy like a spring loaded BARC and a removable command center.  But I don't blame them for it.  It's all in the name of play value for the kids.

And I was thinking that those were some of the coolest features.  I also think the Corw's Nest is kinda cool.  Definitely a lot of play value with this one.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #71 on: February 16, 2009, 03:24 PM »
I'm disappointed with the size of it, but it will still be fun to own. (waits for the inevitable misquote...)

Still, it's packed with a lot of features. While I don't "play" with my toys, it will be neat to "test" the features from time to time...

I'm only getting one though. No need for more than that.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #72 on: February 17, 2009, 08:59 AM »
I am fine with it.  Besides I am sure we will all be able to find it for $75 about 4-6 weeks after it is released.  You know how that goes.  It looks like a fun vehicle to me.  I was never expecting it to be close to "scale" or all that big really.  I like most of the features on it. 

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #73 on: February 17, 2009, 09:47 AM »
It will all depend on budget at the time for me, but it does look pretty cool.  Like I mentioned before, I still haven't picked up an AT-TE - and would like to - so it might be one or the other for me.  Then, if some unannounced OT vehicle comes up, that will change things too.  It might just be because we've seen a couple of large vehicles now - but it doesn't seem like the forums are "buzzing" about this one quite as much as the AT-TE (or even the Falcon) last year.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #74 on: February 17, 2009, 07:59 PM »
I think that could be because we've been clamoring for an AT-TE since 2002 and a Millenium Falcon that we could put figures in the cockpit since 1995.

The Turbo Tank by comparison has had far less demand.
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