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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2009, 09:42 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 #31 on: July 14, 2009, 11:12 PM »
Surprise!!! Talk about unexpected... I'm game for 3 of these suckers. If the Sandtrooper has a new blaster, I'll be as giddy as a middle school girl at a Jonas Brothers concert.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2009, 11:39 PM »
My favorite thing about this, that's obvious so far, is the sculpting of the beast itself.  The POTF2 version, though still holding up well, looks like it has the texture of a pebble sidewalk.  This new one sports wrinkles and stretched skin in all of the articulated places, and looks more realistic for it!
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #33 on: July 15, 2009, 01:58 AM »
I think my favorite thing is a removable saddle.  I've wanted to do "pack animal" type looks for the beasts from Tatooine...  This'll be neat for the Dewback because I'd like to do one sort of carrying heavier gear for the Imperials, no rider, and that was tough with the old one.  I was pondering using a vintage, but this is far superior.

I'm curious on the price as everyone else is.  That'll be the kicker, ultimately.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2009, 11:11 AM »
This looks to be battle packed size, so I'd expect a battle pack price.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #35 on: July 15, 2009, 11:15 AM »
This looks to be battle packed size, so I'd expect a battle pack price.

Yeah, but the second Hasbro puts one of those diamond encrusted "Only at (insert the store name)" stickers on something it has to sell for more.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #36 on: July 15, 2009, 11:26 AM »
If this set does make it out at $25 Battle Pack pricing, then that makes the upcoming  Geligrub/Clone BP look ridiculous at that same $23/$25 price point.  :-X

I'lll put my vote in the $30ish range category...
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #37 on: July 15, 2009, 11:41 AM »
I will put my final guesstimate at $30 a pop. I would not be surprised if it's $35 but $30 seems right even for an exclusive.

There are a boatload of exclusives this year which is going to be a pain to track them all down. I wonder how many more will be revealed at SDCC. Off the top of my head we have:

Target
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Wedge X-Wing

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x6 Darktrooper BAD 2 packs
Dewback
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #38 on: July 15, 2009, 11:44 AM »
There are a boatload of exclusives this year which is going to be a pain to track them all down.

...What other exclusives are coming that I missed?

That sounds like a topic for a new thread... ;)
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #39 on: July 15, 2009, 12:55 PM »
If this set does make it out at $25 Battle Pack pricing, then that makes the upcoming  Geligrub/Clone BP look ridiculous at that same $23/$25 price point.  :-X

I will put my final guesstimate at $30 a pop. I would not be surprised if it's $35 but $30 seems right even for an exclusive.

Don't forget the $39.99 Rancor.  The Grub already looks ridiculous in comparison, and if the Dewback is priced too close to the Rancor it will be the one looking ridiculous.


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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #40 on: July 15, 2009, 01:13 PM »
Don't forget the $39.99 Rancor.  The Grub already looks ridiculous in comparison, and if the Dewback is priced too close to the Rancor it will be the one looking ridiculous.

I'm sure the Rancor will be clearanced out by the time this set hits shelves.  Heck I'm amazed it's still rotting at full price.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #41 on: July 15, 2009, 01:23 PM »
The rancor has had very wierd distribution, at least in my area. The two Targets closest to me don't have them on the self yet while a bunch of others do. Despite this, I am surprised that no clearance has occurred.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #42 on: July 15, 2009, 01:44 PM »
The TRU V-Wing and Hailfire Droid were $39.99 and they were just a fig and a vehicle that wasn't too much bigger than the Dewback.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #43 on: July 15, 2009, 01:57 PM »
Don't forget the $39.99 Rancor.  The Grub already looks ridiculous in comparison, and if the Dewback is priced too close to the Rancor it will be the one looking ridiculous.

I'm sure the Rancor will be clearanced out by the time this set hits shelves.  Heck I'm amazed it's still rotting at full price.

"Still?"  It only showed up around here about 3 weeks ago.  There are still stores in this area that never got them, and only two stores within 20 miles of here ever got the RC droids.   Target's screwing the pooch.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #44 on: July 15, 2009, 04:16 PM »
Don't forget the $39.99 Rancor.  The Grub already looks ridiculous in comparison, and if the Dewback is priced too close to the Rancor it will be the one looking ridiculous.

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