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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #75 on: July 10, 2010, 06:04 PM »
I want this, but not for $28. :-X
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #76 on: July 11, 2010, 03:40 PM »
Really great tooling, accept for the landing gear. They really take away from it, at least to me - the fact that they don't stow all the way in the vehicle and that they are dainty.
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #77 on: August 1, 2010, 07:52 PM »
I want this, but not for $28. :-X

$19.99 at Target today...

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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #78 on: August 17, 2010, 12:21 AM »
An interesting picture of the TPCC...

I held the toy up, compared to this photo on my PC screen, and it matches it almost perfectly, detail for detail, right down to having the TVC pilot in the left pod, and the OTC Pilot in the right pod.



Why would anyone do this?  Well, I saw some question regarding its scale...  To me, this thing's pretty flawless.  Maybe one of the most accurate things ever.  Wookieepedia says it should be 7 meters long, but I think that measurement is probably another case of inaccuracy from past reference materials that has carried over.
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #79 on: August 17, 2010, 12:29 AM »
Nice find on the picture. I have two of these and I have two TVC Stash Pilots in one and two OTC pilots in the other. I will swap to match the above picture. That's some nice attention to detail and a great find. I love this ship and the Snowspeeder, it's so nice to have OTC ships in the Starfighter assortment I hope we get more:

Repaints of the Snowspeeders
A-Wings
Tie Fighter Tank
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #80 on: August 17, 2010, 01:23 AM »
The TIE Crawler tank would be a behemoth I think for this line...  It'd be much more at home in a larger format I think.
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #81 on: August 17, 2010, 09:46 PM »
Luke's Skyhopper would be nice, if they did away with the ejection escape craft.

Skiff redo...which IIRC, they've shot down in q&A's...not having enough kid appeal or something...well, they made the cloud car...so.

And my pipe dream, Imperial troop transporter.

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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #82 on: August 17, 2010, 11:13 PM »
Yeah I'd love a bigger Skiff...  We've got enough figures now that they have a tough time holding everyone.  I'd love to see it done to-scale.  Flip-out cannons and stuff, fine, just so long as it's to-scale. :)
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #83 on: August 17, 2010, 11:20 PM »
The Imperial Troop Transport and Skiff are great Choices! I forgot about those.
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #84 on: September 10, 2010, 04:22 PM »
I want this, but not for $28. :-X

$19.99 at Target today...

Found this at TRU in Canada - $39.99  ::)  I hate the packaging anyway but seriously?
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #85 on: September 11, 2010, 01:17 AM »
Holy ****, are you serious?  $40?

Isn't that even high for up yonder in the wilderness?
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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #86 on: September 13, 2010, 12:01 AM »
These mid size vehicles have been $34.99 at TRU in Canada for a few years.  I can't believe those dicks raised the price even more.  >:(

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Re: Bespin Cloud Car
« Reply #87 on: September 13, 2010, 10:05 AM »
Holy ****, are you serious?  $40?

Isn't that even high for up yonder in the wilderness?

Yup, as Jesse(V) said they were at $34.99 for a long time (plus 7-15% tax depending on where you are) which was ridiculous in and of itself.  It's part of the reason I seem to keep fading from buying stuff anymore (along with that whole lack of space issue).  I'm just not willing to drop twice what you can pick it up for in the US. 
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