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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #30 on: February 12, 2009, 04:22 PM »
So, are you saying to individually paint stripe for on the wings is worth the extra price?

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #31 on: February 12, 2009, 06:03 PM »
I look at this 2 ways: $75 is frackin' ridiculous for this if it is truly the price.  On the other hand, it's pretty cool that we're getting individual and accurately-decoed starfighters and their pilots, something that would have never happened in vintage or even POTF2 days.

That's a great way to look at this. Plus we get ladders. That alone makes it all worth it. ;)

Many people ask why wedge has not been individually carded, this is the reason. Hasbro know we fan boys clamor him so they are taking advantage of the situation. So far on this item, it's working on me.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #32 on: February 12, 2009, 06:12 PM »
Sorry but this is a rip-off, are Hasbro really trying to annoy the fans, as they seem to be doing a good job of it lately, unfortunately you have the fools that will pay this price and so the prices wont come down, they will just steadily get higher.

I can understand a price rise in a stable economy, however we havent got a stable economy at the min, so I think Hasbro is going to loose a lot of buyers for their product.

Also why havent they done a basic card Wedge Antilles, I bet you they will release him again on single card after this has sold.

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #33 on: February 13, 2009, 09:10 AM »
Last year Hasbro's profits rose on an earnings per share basis.  Meaning even with the tougher economy, Hasbro did really well.  And since Star Wars is the best category for toys out there, since its #1 in sales, I don't think Hasbro is hurting on the Star Wars line at all.  Frankly, I think Hasbro recognizes that people buy because of the Star Wars brand, so they can squeeze a little bit more out, in terms of price.

I wonder if in a year we'll see a three pack with Wedge, the pack in pilot from the A-Wing and the Y-Wing.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #34 on: February 13, 2009, 09:17 AM »
So, are you saying to individually paint stripe for on the wings is worth the extra price?

I wouldn't say that, but I'd still pick them up.  :P
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #35 on: February 14, 2009, 04:36 PM »
Han's Hideout has a DPCI listed for an X-Wing at Target...  Interesting, no?
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #36 on: February 15, 2009, 10:18 AM »
Cool, potentially. I was only planning to pick up one, but if it goes on clearance, I'll pick up a second to make a snowspeeder Wedge.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #37 on: May 5, 2009, 01:21 AM »
Looks like Sandtroopers found some boxed shots.

I'm definitely planning on grabbing one of these, especially after the news in the recent JD Q&A that Wedge is using the newer X-Wing pilot body.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #38 on: May 5, 2009, 01:31 AM »
Gosh bless it that looks great.  Unfortunately is it really going to be $75? 

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #39 on: May 5, 2009, 01:39 AM »
Looking good. At $75 though, they can keep it. That is worth $35 or $45 tops.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #40 on: May 5, 2009, 01:47 AM »
Looking good. At $75 though, they can keep it. That is worth $35 or $45 tops.

The last time I checked the rumored Target DPCI, it said $50 not $75.  ;)
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #41 on: May 5, 2009, 02:53 AM »
Hey, look!  We have the same images up, and a little more!  Head on out to the front page to check out all the images of Wedge's X-Wing and other ships!

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #42 on: May 5, 2009, 09:56 AM »
I'm definitely in for this one as well.  The boxed pics make it look pretty nice, and it looks like we'll finally get a really nice Wedge figure as well.  The fact that there is an astromech droid and a couple of ladders makes it even better.  I don't now if I'd ever have the room for all the various X-Wings, but it would be nice to have Wedge's to go alongside Luke's.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #43 on: May 5, 2009, 10:10 AM »
Super. I can't wait for this one. Nice to know that Wedge will be on the Vakil body.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #44 on: May 5, 2009, 10:15 AM »
The Wedge gods have smiled on us.  Awesome.  $50 I can handle... for this.