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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2009, 08:50 AM »
****! There's no Walmarts in NYC. This looks really cool though. I need to figure out a way to get a couple of these! I'm hoping the sandtrooper has articulated hips, but it also seems like he may just have a split-leg stance.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2009, 10:34 AM »
Awesome! These were due and this looks great. Yeah, WM exclusive, not great, but we'll have to make due.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2009, 11:28 AM »
I was really happy to see this image yesterday.  I've been hoping we'd see re-dos of some of those mid-sized beasties (I'm hoping for a new Taun Taun at some point), and this one looks pretty good for the picture.  The main drawback for me, as others have mentioned too, is that it is exclusive to Wal-Mart.  Our local stores have been very hit and miss with SW exclusives, and our closest store has downsized its toy aisle in general.  The A-Wing never did hit any of our stores locally, so I hope there is better luck with this year's crop of exclusives (which is now the Dewback, the Evolutions, and possibly a rumored new AT-ST?).  Could be another crazy 2nd half with exclusives this year.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2009, 11:45 AM »
Nice set, too bad it won't be reasonably priced like the 1997 version.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #19 on: July 14, 2009, 12:06 PM »
Nice set, too bad it won't be reasonably priced like the 1997 version.

I'd expect double 1997's price.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2009, 12:15 PM »
The main drawback for me, as others have mentioned too, is that it is exclusive to Wal-Mart.

Agreed.  Especially when I have to compete with BBTS sometimes eating up all of WM's exclusives - of the few stores that actually sell exclusives.  Looks very nice though.  Will pick one up if I can find one.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #21 on: July 14, 2009, 01:07 PM »
****! There's no Walmarts in NYC. This looks really cool though. I need to figure out a way to get a couple of these! I'm hoping the sandtrooper has articulated hips, but it also seems like he may just have a split-leg stance.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #22 on: July 14, 2009, 01:21 PM »
Nice set, too bad it won't be reasonably priced like the 1997 version.

I'd expect double 1997's price.

$29.96?

That's what I'm thinking. 

Nine bucks for the figure, $20ish for the beast.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2009, 01:22 PM »
Lando, I got your back on this one.  There's a Wal-Mart in White Pians now, not far from me.---Mike
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2009, 01:38 PM »
This is a $20 set.  $24.99 max.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2009, 01:44 PM »
This is a $20 set.  $24.99 max.

Don't forget about the $18 dlx CW repack line that's out right now.  I'd guess this is an easy $30-$35 set based on that - especially since it's an exclusive.  Though I hope I'm way off.   :-\
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2009, 01:51 PM »
I put it at $25 minimum.  I think you've got to look at the A-Wing as the precedent on WalMart's pricing.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2009, 04:11 PM »
Not that you can go strictly by it, but the box looks to be the same size as the A-Wing box, so I think it should follow the same pricing as that prior exclusive.  (By the way, has anyone seen one in the wild lately?)
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #28 on: July 14, 2009, 04:21 PM »
Not that you can go strictly by it, but the box looks to be the same size as the A-Wing box, so I think it should follow the same pricing as that prior exclusive.  (By the way, has anyone seen one in the wild lately?)

I saw one over the weekend, but it had a Brainiac where the pilot should have been.  ::)

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #29 on: July 14, 2009, 08:18 PM »
This is a $20 set.  $24.99 max.

If Hasbro wasn't charging 25 bucks for the Gelagrub/Felucian Clone "Battle Pack", I would agree with you.  This being said, if Wal-Mart charges less than 29.96 for it, I'd be shocked.  Given that the A-Wing with figure was 30 bucks last year before the across-the-board price hike on the SF assortment at Wal-Mart, I'm thinking that this will probably wind up costing close to 35 bucks.   :-\