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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #75 on: February 17, 2009, 08:07 PM »
I like this a lot more than the AT-TE.  It just screams "Empire" to me because I've always associated it with the OT era.

I'll get two... one for a Clone Wars scene, another for something like this -


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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #76 on: February 17, 2009, 10:58 PM »
Meh....I like the AT-TE much more than this thing - even though I had to doctor the legs, and I'm hoping Hasbro doesn't flub up something on this beast  This vehicle doesn't scream OT to me as it may in some eyes - I certainly don't see it, but it should be a fun ride despite my theories of this thing being way over $99.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #77 on: February 18, 2009, 12:30 AM »
I don't have the AT-TE and I'm not planning on picking up the Turbo Tank.

However,

If I did, I would fill the AT-TE with EPII style Clones and the Turbo Tank with ROTS Cstyle clones.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #78 on: February 27, 2009, 09:04 AM »
It might not be accurate, but BBTS has this up for preorder, and say they expect it to arrive in April.  I thought this was a fall/holiday vehicle, from the way it sounded at Toy Fair.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #79 on: February 27, 2009, 09:13 AM »
EE is saying May.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #80 on: February 27, 2009, 12:36 PM »
Didn't the article say out in time for Christmas?  Spring is a tad early, but I'm not complaining.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #81 on: February 27, 2009, 12:39 PM »
Didn't the article say out in time for Christmas?  Spring is a tad early, but I'm not complaining.

I am complaining. I wanted time to save up for this thing. If it comes out in spring I'll just skip it most likely. Which probably is a good thing I guess. So maybe I will recant my complaint.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #82 on: February 27, 2009, 01:01 PM »
I'm not complaining at all... this is great news as far as I'm concerned.

Also, if this is coming out this early, perhaps this opens up the chances for a different big item being released in the Fall.

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #83 on: February 27, 2009, 01:27 PM »
I'm not complaining at all... this is great news as far as I'm concerned.

Also, if this is coming out this early, perhaps this opens up the chances for a different big item being released in the Fall.

But what item would that be then??

AT-AT?
Sandcralwer?
Sailbarge?

No, I think this is it for big items for this year anyway.

I don't care when it comes out this year. Sooner the better I suppose.  I'll be more inclined to buy this sooner than near the end of the year possibly, depending on where the economy goes.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #84 on: February 28, 2009, 10:47 AM »
It seems that BBTS and EE have changed the release dates to August/September respectively.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #85 on: February 28, 2009, 12:09 PM »
It seems that BBTS and EE have changed the release dates to August/September respectively.

As has Razor's Edge.
That being said, I'm fairly confident we're not getting another vehicle on this size this year.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #86 on: March 1, 2009, 10:24 AM »
Same here, and I'm okay with that. One big/expensive vehicle a year is good enough.
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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #87 on: March 2, 2009, 08:52 AM »
I noticed in the Q and A's at both GH and MouseDroid mention that the big vehicle program was a "success" and that is why we're seeing the Turbo Tank and the new $60 assortment launching this year.  It is always difficult to tell with Hasbro's secrecy, but it sounds again like the Juggernaut is the only big vehicle for this year - which is fine with me as well.  They did mention it being on shelf by August 1st as well, so that sounds a little better.  Like others, I think one of the $100+ vehicles per year is enough for me.  As long as they rotate in an OT ship re-do every so often (like 2010 maybe).

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #88 on: March 2, 2009, 10:58 AM »
Yeah, sounds like less of a chance for another big item now.  Bummer in a way, but easier on the wallet...

Or this just means I'll have to get two Turbo Tanks.   :D

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Re: CW Turbo Tank Coming Christmas 2009
« Reply #89 on: March 5, 2009, 06:13 PM »
To be honest, I'm glad there's only one "big" item this year.

With the economy like it is, I think it was a smart move on their part too.
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