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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #210 on: January 26, 2011, 08:26 PM »
I've seen nada of this wave, and Target being $8.99 doesn't entice me to even stop there. 
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #211 on: January 26, 2011, 08:41 PM »
Between their price, Kmarts and TRUs, it only leaves Wally World as the cheap alternative.

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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #212 on: January 26, 2011, 09:04 PM »
Rather shop at K-Mart at this point.  They at least have the Rewards Program to earn you money off.  I keep hoping Wave 4 hits there because I've got a tidy sum off if they do.  They usually don't restock till after January anyway though because of inventory.
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #213 on: January 27, 2011, 08:53 AM »
With both waves 4 and 5 hitting at the same time, I'm feeling like I want to skip this wave entirely, and perhaps start purging my PT collection.
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #214 on: January 27, 2011, 11:31 AM »
With both waves 4 and 5 hitting at the same time, I'm feeling like I want to skip this wave entirely, and perhaps start purging my PT collection.

Skip w5, you will not miss anything. I do not blame you for wanting to cut back on the prequels stuff but W4 really rocks!

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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #215 on: January 27, 2011, 11:36 AM »
I agree, the only stuff I'll be getting from Wave 5 is Luke and R5-D4... the rest of the wave is terrible and a complete waste of money... if the Stormtrooper helmet they used was a good one, like from the figure below, I'd get at least a dozen. 



But instead, I'm getting zero due to Hasbro's incompetance. 

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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #216 on: January 27, 2011, 11:57 AM »
I agree, the only stuff I'll be getting from Wave 5 is Luke and R5-D4... the rest of the wave is terrible and a complete waste of money... if the Stormtrooper helmet they used was a good one, like from the figure below, I'd get at least a dozen. 

I cannot disagree. The Stormtrooper helmet is a bobble head. Tantive Stormie is still my choice Stormtrooper! I just picked up 6 more to get my troop to 40.
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #217 on: February 5, 2011, 10:23 AM »
After seeing the photos at Rebelscum, the Senate guardīs head looks without the helmet as the head of a playmobil guy,
due to the big slot on its top.
The jaws are too wide, the face looks round like a Lego / Playmobil head.

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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #218 on: February 5, 2011, 09:02 PM »
I think the Senate Guard's head looks like Robocop without his helmet.

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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #219 on: February 7, 2011, 09:09 PM »
Just another thought guys about this wave....
after seeing rebelscum pics about tvc aotc Obi Wan Kenobi
on february 7, 2011
specially this comparison

http://www.rebelscum.com/photo.asp?image=/TVC/Basic/VC31ObiWan/TVC-1374.jpg&text=Obi-Wan Kenobis: The Legacy Collection BD-44 | The Vintage Collection VC32

The paintoj has got the necessary updates in relation to the tlc version (which shares sculpt):
-the shirt under jacket got other shade of cream
-all the buttons on betl are coloured silver, they made clearer instead of fade the silver and golden aplications of the belt on the figureīs waist.
-The boots have golden buckles, 3 rows of them.

I think Hasbro must project to launch these colorful and detailed versions of characters at once, instead of packaging re-releases (the most of them have lost paint applications throught history, specially as part of battle packs).
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #220 on: February 8, 2011, 01:46 AM »
Well shut my mouth... Obi-Wan's ankle joints finally match the color of his boots! :o That was kinda irritating, that the TLC release had mismatching colors on the ankles.

With the overly improved paint job on this figure (even the lightsaber hilt is colored correctly!), I really want to buy him, but I can't really justify putting down $9-10 on a figure I already have. Sometime I wish Hasbro would just get it right the first time.
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #221 on: February 8, 2011, 01:54 AM »
With the overly improved paint job on this figure (even the lightsaber hilt is colored correctly!), I really want to buy him, but I can't really justify putting down $9-10 on a figure I already have. Sometime I wish Hasbro would just get it right the first time.

I couldn't agree with that quote more...  I'm really looking at things right now, and thinking I've gotta stop rebuying characters I already own if they're already good enough to me.  R5-D4 is probably going to be the first.  I'm even leaning towards not picking up Luke now out of wave 5.  I want more from Wave 4 than 5, so I'm very much looking to cull from Wave 5.  I even was digging the Stormtrooper a little more, but at best I'm buying one and passing on anything extra.

Other than Zam Wessel and possibly a 2nd Senate Guard, I'm really reluctant to even buy any doubles in that wave, and it's a great wave.  *shrugs*  The current prices have basically put me past my threshold of what I consider acceptable.  It's to a point I really now have to consider if I'm even that into collecting.
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #222 on: February 8, 2011, 03:18 AM »
I've seen nothing of wave 4 or 5.

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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #223 on: February 8, 2011, 07:48 PM »
The current prices have basically put me past my threshold of what I consider acceptable.  It's to a point I really now have to consider if I'm even that into collecting.

It's a real shame that at last there's a year and a line where Hasbro is actually doing an inhumanly good job (well... in most cases ::)), but there's also a drop in collectors because of the ridiculous prices.

Who knew Toys R Us's increased $10.99 TVC figures in late July/early August was a foreshadowing of what was to come with Target... ::)
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Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« Reply #224 on: February 8, 2011, 10:50 PM »
TRU aside even...  I don't shop there often anyway, they're just not convenient here at all, but $8.99 is really just too much.  There isn't nearly enough there for me to say, "Wow, that's a toy worthy of that much money".  They'd have to deliver pretty big and impressive accessories with the figure for me to say $8.99 is even simply "fair".  Not good, just fair.
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