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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #90 on: July 22, 2010, 09:54 AM »
Thanks Jayson, I was thinking AT-AP but couldn't quite remember. I still have the Target exclusive TCW version from a few years back, man that was hard to find.

I guess this would be in the $24.99 starfighter type price range?
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #91 on: July 22, 2010, 10:06 AM »
I guess this would be in the $24.99 starfighter type price range?

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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #92 on: July 22, 2010, 02:39 PM »
Nice...I caught that earlier today too. Funny that it doesn't specify it as Clone Wars but then again neither does the Kit Fisto placard.

The new JTA gallery is up now too and has some great shots.
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #93 on: July 31, 2010, 07:15 PM »
Is this gonna be the first year since ROTS without a Republic Gunship release?

I'm still not clear why they didn't release the gunship with (or even without) doors in the 2009 deluxe series instead of that Imperial ARC 170. The gunship is something kids and parents would recognize. 

The fall 2010 release case packs of the Starfighter series are bit odd in that there's no vehicles currently shipping for the Jedi Fighters or the Clone Tank to fight (Or the Cloud Car, which never really fought, though). I know more repaints are coming, the AAT, Bane's fighter and the new droid bomber.


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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #94 on: July 31, 2010, 07:24 PM »
I'm pretty sure, based on previous Q&A responses, that Hasbro is planning a Geonosian-deco Gunship from the Point Rain arc. I'm guessing this would be on tap for 2011 though...
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #95 on: July 31, 2010, 08:44 PM »
Is this gonna be the first year since ROTS without a Republic Gunship release?

2007 was actually the first year. That was also the first time the ARC-170 got released since its initial debut in the ROTS line. Since the introduction of the toy in 2002, there have been only two years (2004 and 2007) in which the RGS has been unavailable at any retail outlets.

McMetal, I remember reading the same Q&A that you did. For some reason I'm thinking that that particular gunship was put on hold or cancelled, but don't quote me on that. Hopefully a Gunship repaint isn't the "big" surprise for CV.

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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #96 on: August 1, 2010, 11:45 PM »
Cool to see a rerelease, but por que on the green trim? Legion colors? Anyone know what the card in the pic is supposed to say?
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #97 on: August 9, 2010, 04:58 AM »
4 new images popped up for us to share...

boxed shots of the next wave of vehicles:


Clicky each image to check it out (and yes, some of the dioramas are upside down)!

Can't wait for the Swampspeeder...  I'm probably happily passing on all the rest.
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #98 on: August 9, 2010, 09:34 AM »
Hmmm, I hope they correct those dioramas...I don't want to have to search all over for boxes that are properly oriented.

I'll be buying all, but the Swamp Speeder and AT-AP may require openers as well. Those are awesome.

The card at SDCC for the AT-AP had a street date of 8/29 but I'm guessing it will be September or OCtober before we actually see these. Hope it's sooner though.
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« Reply #99 on: August 9, 2010, 09:56 AM »
Is that another repaint of the AAT?  I can't tell and I seem to have lost count.
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« Reply #100 on: August 9, 2010, 12:47 PM »
I'm really hoping it's just the package tinting and not a "dirty" variant.
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #101 on: August 9, 2010, 01:02 PM »
Is that another repaint of the AAT?  I can't tell and I seem to have lost count.

It's a dark brown repaint I believe.
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #102 on: August 9, 2010, 03:45 PM »
Yeah...  The diorama appears to imply it's from Geonosis.  Was there an AAT variant in the Landing at Point Rain episode?
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #103 on: August 9, 2010, 11:00 PM »
Interesting that they show realistic clones on the Swamp Speeder. I guess it's Hasbro's way of trying to get a collector who only collects the movie/"realistic" line to pick up this vehicle even though it is designated as a "Clone Wars" vehicle.

This is going to be the expensive wave for me, I want all four of the vehicles to open and to keep MIB.
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Re: General Vehicle Discussion Thread
« Reply #104 on: August 10, 2010, 09:22 AM »
It's the 6th release of the AAT, I think. I found the blue and steel coloring odd, so getting back to gritty is cool. Sucks if you were building an army of the blue patterned ones and wanted more of those. I only have the 30th anni version, and this one looks more compatible with it.

I only have an incomplete AT-AP (stripped of everthing but 2 main legs and top gun) I got used for a buck and it's legs don't sit evenly (I assume it's a bad example). Not sure if it's worth getting unless I want to recreate the battle on Upsidedownsis.

$25 for a swamp speeder? I dunno, could get a clone with a big grub for that price!  :D (Though the hard part is finding ROTS clone who can sit down to operate it. (Come back, quick draws, all is forgiven! Well, maybe not all.)

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