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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1890 on: December 16, 2010, 03:14 PM »
Question for all you weapons gurus...

The Cobra Trooper from the 25th anniversary line comes with a rifle.  Anywhere I can get a bulk of these (perhaps a dozen or so)?  I checked Marauder and didn't see them...

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1891 on: December 16, 2010, 03:18 PM »
You're probably looking for the Dragunov sniper rifle. A small version of that was included with the 25th Cobra blue shirts.

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1892 on: December 16, 2010, 03:24 PM »
That's similar to it, yeah.

It's this one that I'd like to get a few more of:



I've be fine with all black... they did that later on in the line anyway:



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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1893 on: December 16, 2010, 05:46 PM »
Marauder does make a "Dragonov" rilfe: http://www.marauderinc.com/servlet/Detail?no=13

I don't know if he spells it incorrectly on purpose or not.

Edit for boneheadedness.  I didn't see that Greg had already linked to Marauder in his post.  So, yeah.  Marauder's rifle is a little different than what Hasbro has made, but it is in a style that is actually available for the Dragunov.

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1894 on: December 16, 2010, 08:36 PM »
Marauder does make a "Dragonov" rilfe: http://www.marauderinc.com/servlet/Detail?no=13

You bonehead! I pointed that out already!

Edit for boneheadedness.  I didn't see that Greg had already linked to Marauder in his post. 

Ah, good catch.  ;)

I'll be honest, I think the rifle with the 25th Cobra Trooper is a piece of crap. It always felt flimsy and brittle, and it looks too small and thin. I preferred the AK-47 and Viper rifle much more.

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1895 on: December 16, 2010, 11:23 PM »
Hey E,

I believe he does, as weapon manufacturers actually license them...  For instance, 21st Cent. Toys paid for the "Thompson" name when used, or Dodge for the Weapons Carrier when they used that...  I believe I recall the same issue of licensing coming up on the use of "Barret" for the .50 sniper rifle from a BBI figure.  That's actually a more common thing than people know.

Our one question in the Q&A even pertained to this issue, and Hasbro simply borrows from reality and doesn't consider their gear scale representations and such.  Interesting wording there I thought.

And the Dragunov Sniper Rifle at Marauder Inc. is quite cool, I highly recomend that piece...  I prefer just arming up Cobra soldiers with Kalishnakov's of different variety though, since Dragunov's aren't all that practical by comparison for footsoldiers.  I just dig AK's and things for the grunts.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1896 on: January 6, 2011, 01:10 PM »


Woot!  Won the above group of those rifles I wanted on ebay for less than $10 shipped!

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1897 on: January 16, 2011, 04:25 PM »
Saw a bunch of $2 & $3 army builders at TJ Maxx today, but I think I've already had my fill so I left them.  Para-Vipers, Wraiths & swimming dudes...
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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1898 on: January 21, 2011, 08:35 AM »
Just saw this JoeCon 2011 Mission Brazil II Box Set at BBTS.  I have not seen this before so I thought I would share

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1899 on: May 8, 2011, 01:13 PM »
Received my bagged Dial-Tone from the Club this weekend. I have to admit- it's great to have, but this figure might have been a pegwarmer were he to be included in the 25th line.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1900 on: May 9, 2011, 03:16 PM »
I just didn't have it in my to fork out $40 for an uncarded Dial Tone - hopefully he'll get re-released somewhere down the line, but life will go on without him.  I did cave on tfcc Sideburn though.  Still way overpriced like DT, but much better value imo.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1901 on: August 10, 2011, 11:42 AM »
Recently I bought a few Joe items for my son from jeditaz... so, I gave him the 25th Doc yesterday, and he literally screamed when he saw him. He has been talking about getting Doc for months now and was so excited.

I am also saving a Fang (he already has one, this will give him a second one for his "army") for a few weeks from now as a surprise for him when his baby sister is born. That way when we get home with her, he'll get that and maybe the new Skystriker so he realizes that even though we have a new baby, he's still just as important.

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1902 on: August 10, 2011, 12:35 PM »
I've been finding 25th stuff at T.J. Maxx again.  Found the Sharc, Vamp, Firebat and Trouble Bubble/RAM Cycle sets for $9.99 each and single carded figs for $3.99.  The assortment seems to be the Para-Viper, Bazooka Trooper, BAT, Mutt, and Tiger Force Duke.

I picked up the Para, Bazooka and BAT at Marshalls and added a second BAT at a second store.

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Re: 25th Anniversary Line
« Reply #1903 on: August 10, 2011, 01:04 PM »
Ya I pick up BATs anytime I see them at those discount stores...Have my fill on all the others though.  Odd that this stuff is still trickling down the pipleline.
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