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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #105 on: November 5, 2009, 12:23 PM »
Incredibly disappointing.  My Dewback does not have fold down legs or a gunner hatch.  And to be super nit-picky, I don't recall seeing a lot of these or Sandtroopers in "The Clone Wars." 

Oh well, still a pretty awesome set.  ;)
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #106 on: November 5, 2009, 07:58 PM »
Dewbacks are on Wal-Mart.com and you can use Site-to-Store pickup if you want so you can stop pissing around looking for them (some areas I guess these are scarce, compared to others).

So far we're not seeing AT-ST's much at all yet, so I hope those show up on WM.com because I'm ordering all I want there and avoiding the hunt hastle.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #107 on: November 5, 2009, 10:20 PM »
Dewbacks are on Wal-Mart.com and you can use Site-to-Store pickup if you want so you can stop pissing around looking for them (some areas I guess these are scarce, compared to others).

I did exactly that and ordered 2 more online earlier today.  No added cost for shipping, so you're basically just deciding which store will get the stuff you want and having them hold it for you as soon as it arrives.  I normally save my props for Target with their ultra simple system for checking inventory, but Wal-Mart's STS system is pretty slick.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #108 on: November 5, 2009, 10:49 PM »
Agreed, and I'm incredibly hopeful that the AT-ST shows because I'll gladly buy all on the STS system.  WM, if they had the inventory system where you can look things up online and whatnot, would be king if they'd do that.  Well, I'd not mind seeing Lay-Away come back too.  I used it...  It didn't save you, per se, but it made a huge purchase feel more like a regular one...  Call it psychological but I'm less likelyt o buy something like a TV at WM because of them not having that anymore.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #109 on: November 5, 2009, 10:58 PM »
Picked my dewback up yesterday, pretty nice. No At-st, not planning on picking that one up anyway.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #110 on: November 6, 2009, 09:08 AM »
Very decent set. Well done over all, but I'm still putting together my thoughts on the Storm/sandtrooper. The hip joints are okay, but don't seem to be integrated ideally. A tad bulky. An improvement? Sure. Perfect? Just short, which is too bad since this is probably the rumored new SA Stormtrooper we're getting.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #111 on: November 9, 2009, 01:01 PM »
Just short, which is too bad since this is probably the rumored new SA Stormtrooper we're getting.

It is. Hasbro confirmed this in a recent Q/A.
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Re: Walmart Legacy Collection AT-ST
« Reply #112 on: November 9, 2009, 01:08 PM »
Just an fyi - I have a friend that i went to high school with that is the toy dept manager at my local Super Walmart.  According to her these are going to be in a Walmart advertisement at some point.  I don't know if that means they are going to be on sale or not, but if she is correct in what she is telling me I would think that distribution on these is going to be okay since they are going to be featured in an advertisement.

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Re: Walmart Legacy Collection AT-ST
« Reply #113 on: November 9, 2009, 01:13 PM »
According to her these are going to be in a Walmart advertisement at some point. 

Yeah, that's this week...  the circular in yesterday's paper showed the Dewback with the $30 regular price.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #114 on: November 9, 2009, 01:15 PM »
For anyone who did not find this yet beware. I saw a lot of Dewbacks over the weekend, so many that I already came across some with repacked VOTC Stormtroopers in them, very hard to notice. I see this becoming a common trend for those that want to army build this Stormy.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #115 on: November 9, 2009, 01:17 PM »
According to her these are going to be in a Walmart advertisement at some point. 

...and I don't own a Dewback - even though I wasted plenty of time, but I have the ad.  

brilliant advertising!   ::)
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« Reply #116 on: November 9, 2009, 02:17 PM »
ahh - I haven't seen the advertisement yet.  I thought she meant the AT-ST was going to be in it, but perhaps I was mistaken and she meant the Dewback.

I too haven't seen these in the wild yet, but I did order a Dewback off Walmart.com

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #117 on: November 9, 2009, 02:42 PM »
Have only seen these on pallets so far, which led to me buying a couple around midnight the other day.  The AT-ST, however is stocked plentiful at my area Wal-Marts now.

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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #118 on: November 9, 2009, 04:27 PM »
added cost for shipping, so you're basically just deciding which store will get the stuff you want and having them hold it for you as soon as it arrives.  I normally save my props for Target with their ultra simple system for checking inventory, but Wal-Mart's STS system is pretty slick.

Oh, if they could only do that for new figure waves, I would use it religiously.
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Re: Walmart Dewback w/Sandtrooper
« Reply #119 on: November 11, 2009, 10:13 AM »
Got mine yesterday in the mail...I absolutely love this thing! I got two of 'em, and I'm really happy with it. It really doesn't look like the special edition version of the Dewback, but from what I understand it more closely resembles the TPM version. It's fine with me, as I really like the look of this thing. But then again, I grew up playing with dinosaur toys along with my star wars figures, so it's a huge nostalgia thing for me.

I think the sculpt is very well executed. This seems like an animal rather than a toy, with distinct muscle tone. I'm happy that there's no action feature, and the accessories are removable. I'm almost considering getting another to put with my TPM Tattooine figures.

The Sandtrooper is pretty cool too. I haven't placed him side by side with the other troops to check the height difference, but he seems great on the Dewback (which is where he'll stay). The new gun is badasssssss!

All in all, I highly recommend this beast!
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