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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #315 on: March 24, 2011, 04:38 PM »
Slowly but surely. :)
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #316 on: March 25, 2011, 11:10 PM »
Well - I stumbled one what appeared to be two cases of wave 6 - I really only needed one more AT-RT driver, and thankfully, there was one there on a really banged up card (which is why I think it was left).

I decided to also pick up the two Blue Senate Guards that were left behind - figure that I might as well put a few in my EP1 display case around Chancellor Valorum - I now have six of those guys - so I'm done with that figure.

I also snagged both of the Stormtroopers just to bring my count of them up to six and be "done" with that one as well.

Now I just need my HTS order with 2 more AT-RT drivers and 2 more AOTC Clonetroopers to arrive and I'll be at six of each of them and for the most part be done with Vintage until Wave 7 starts to ship.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #317 on: March 27, 2011, 09:05 AM »
Received my wave 5 Luke, Han and pair of stormtroopers from HTS yesterday. All were unpunched, but all the cards were warped. With the exception of a few more Stormies, I' done with wave 5 finally. Still need about half of wave 4.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #318 on: March 27, 2011, 04:40 PM »
Found 4 cases of Wave 6 at Walmart.  I have numerous Targets and Walmarts where I live.  Of the last 4 waves, here's what I found at brick and mortar stores:

Wave 3: 4 cases at 1 Walmart store
Wave 4: 8 cases at 1 Target store
Wave 5: 4 cases at 1 Walmart store
Wave 6: 4 cases at 1 Walmart store

I have seen many waves be completely absent from some Walmarts and some Targets entirely.  But today I scored.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #319 on: March 27, 2011, 10:27 PM »
I haven't really been keeping track of what is in what wave since I've had such lousy luck lately, but today I hit pay dirt at a grocery store that has Vintage selling for $7.99, plus had 25% off action figures.  So I got each of these for $5.99:

Weequay - I like him.  Cool head.

General Lando - Pretty cool, but that soft goods cape is a piece of ****.  I swapped it for the plastic cape from the earlier release (can't even remember which line that was in...OTC?) and it looks pretty good.

Dagobah Luke - Holy crap, this might be my favorite figure ever.  It's amazing.  FINALLY a perfect Luke likeness.  Such a cool figure, I love it.

Fi-Ek Sirch - He's quite an upgrade from the AOTC statute.  Nice fabric for the robe and great detail on the head.

Peasant Anakin - Mmmm...not quite as good as I'd hoped, but not bad.

Mace Windu - Mmmm...not quite as good as I'd hoped either, but still better than any other Maces released to date.

Zam Wessel - Really nice surprise.  Chock full of accessories and detail.  Stunning paint job on mine for once.

Rebel Commando - I'd been passing on this guy forever, but for $5.99 he was worth it.  I wish I didn't already have 20 Endor troops from various releases so I could just stalk up on this version.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #320 on: March 27, 2011, 10:52 PM »
In the last 2 weeks I found Weequay, Kit Fisto, Padme, and finally Zam Wesell (she's been tough to track down.
I missed most of Wave 3, so I've been trying to play catch up. I managed to find R2 because he's been re-issued. Thank goodness I found Wooof, he's a must have, and Admiral Ackbar. Guess I'll be waiting for the Gamorean Guard to be re-issued. He's so high demand and pricey on the secondary market, I'm just going to be patient till he comes out again along with the Ewok.

The only other must have is Fi-Eck Sirch. I suspect he won't be too hard to find lately as that wave is just now hitting around here.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #321 on: March 29, 2011, 09:04 AM »
Picked up three Strormtroopers from three wave 5 cases yesterday. In an actually retail store!
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #322 on: March 30, 2011, 03:09 AM »
Last night I was able to find 2 Utapau clones, 3 AotC clones and Senate Guard (second card version) between two Walmarts. I thought it was odd that the first WM only had the 2 Utapau clones and nothing else new. I also happened to find a receipt from a few months ago when I found a silver foil Anakin, 2 Magna Guards, Commander Cody and General Grievous: Five figures for $33 after tax. Total from last night: $60.  :(
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #323 on: March 30, 2011, 08:55 AM »
Received my EE Wave 6 order. Nice figures in this wave.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #324 on: April 1, 2011, 08:53 AM »
More retail luck, found my last Stormtrooper.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #325 on: April 1, 2011, 04:18 PM »
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Remnants only...found a cache of Stormtroopers but only picked up the one that didn't have a yellow helmet. Also got the AT-RT, Senate Guard, and 212 Bat Clone.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #326 on: April 2, 2011, 10:26 PM »
Received my order of Wave 6 from HTS today - I'm now officially done with Wave 6 - I keep hoping that Wave 5 will come back in stock or I'll find it at a Target or TRU...
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #327 on: April 3, 2011, 01:05 PM »
Received my order of Wave 6 from HTS today - I'm now officially done with Wave 6 - I keep hoping that Wave 5 will come back in stock or I'll find it at a Target or TRU...

I finally saw some Wave 5 in a Target. Got Death Star Escape Luke, R5-D4 and Yoda. I stocked up during K-Mart's buy-one, get-one-free sale in November, so these will only cost $4.50 which, for reworks, is fine by me.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #328 on: April 3, 2011, 07:00 PM »
Received my order of Wave 6 from HTS today - I'm now officially done with Wave 6 - I keep hoping that Wave 5 will come back in stock or I'll find it at a Target or TRU...

I finally saw some Wave 5 in a Target. Got Death Star Escape Luke, R5-D4 and Yoda. I stocked up during K-Mart's buy-one, get-one-free sale in November, so these will only cost $4.50 which, for reworks, is fine by me.

That's just like stealing!  :o  (I'm kidding...but I didn't know any store's receipts lasted that long.)
 
I finally refound Ackbar at a Meijer, and bought him. They had another one without spots on his head and left arm. Finally saw sail barge R2, too. But cannot bring myself to spend $8 on him.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #329 on: April 5, 2011, 05:19 PM »
I got my Hasbro TOy Shop Order yesterday...

Mine came Fed-Ex in a box, and required a signature.  First time this ever happened with a HTS order.  I'm surprised, given people receiving stuff in mailer envelopes lately.

Anyway, got an extra Anakin Peasant, 2 Senate Guards, 2 Endor Rebels, and 2 old comic packs I wanted extras of.

All in all, a nice inexpensive purchase of some extras.  I was pleased with that, and they're the only things I've bought lately.  Not much around here to buy.
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