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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #960 on: July 7, 2012, 04:18 PM »
That explans why my TGMax only has 6 Geonosian speeders.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #961 on: July 7, 2012, 09:31 PM »
I ordered Evazan, Nikto, Tarkin and Kithaba (not sure which version I'll get, but hope it's red bandana) off of Amazon. 

With the 3 orders, I got Evazan alone and he came in a small cardboard folded box and he was quite protected.  Tarkin, Wedge and Kithaba came in a big box with a bit of packing and there was some creasing on Tarkin.  Kithaba was brown headband variant, so I might send him back.  Nikto was sent separately in a bubble mailer with squished bubble. 3 orders, 3 different results.  I'm an opener so it doesn't matter too much to me, but I do like to have nice cards since I keep them.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #962 on: July 9, 2012, 02:27 AM »
Just broke down and ordered a case of Wave... 4 I guess from HTS. The wave with Hoth Luke, CW Anakin, Vader, Wedge, Kithaba, Evazan, etc. Only $127 after taxes and free shipping, which comes out to $10.64 a figure. This gives me 3 Mauls and DS Lukes, which I guess I can trade off. And I can burn the spare Qui-Gon or something.

This leaves me with only "needing" Tarkin and a few Navy Commandos, which I can hopefully trade some of these extra Deleted Scene figures for.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #963 on: July 9, 2012, 11:23 AM »
Got a few more emails on the TJ Maxx dealies and it seems 2 cases is the norm...  And it's all over the country from west to east.  Also everyone seems to agree that these never got the TRU stickers on them as there's no evidence at all they were there and removed.  There'd have to be a crease or something where they got peeled, but nada.

Kind of odd and those cases must've just gotten overproduced.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #964 on: July 9, 2012, 12:59 PM »
I don't agree with that. The one Rebel Transport Speeder I got the other day has sticker residue where the TRU exclusive sticker would be. It's not a lot of residue, but it's there.


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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #965 on: July 9, 2012, 02:05 PM »
Every person I've talked to on these so far, and it's a lot, haven't reported any residue, any scratches where the stickers normally are...  And it's been a lot of people.  There should be some kind of mark I'd think even if only a little bit.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #966 on: July 9, 2012, 02:35 PM »
Managed to score Darth Malgus and The Imperial Navy Commander at a TRU store this afternoon.  AND there must be some kind of promo going on, because they both rang up at $7.00 each.  VERY NICE!
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #967 on: July 9, 2012, 06:46 PM »
I found the new 3 packs (Bespin and Duel of Fates)  I thought that I would dig their retro-ish sculpts, but just found them to be dull.  I passed on them.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #968 on: July 9, 2012, 10:58 PM »
Thanks to the $7 special on all Star Wars figures at TRU, I was able to reduce TRU's inventory of a Naboo Royal Guard and an kid Anakin figures. Now only 35 to go! :'(

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #969 on: July 10, 2012, 05:21 PM »
how come every now and then when I go to Amazon.com I see figures from the Starkiller wave for sale for $12.99 - except for Starkiller!  I have never seen him that low on Amazon.  Has anyone ever seen him at this price?

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #970 on: July 10, 2012, 05:25 PM »
how come every now and then when I go to Amazon.com I see figures from the Starkiller wave for sale for $12.99 - except for Starkiller!  I have never seen him that low on Amazon.  Has anyone ever seen him at this price?

Both Starkiller and Shae Vizla have been going in and out of stock for the better part of the day.

I was able to place an order for a pair of them around lunch-time.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #971 on: July 10, 2012, 06:20 PM »
how come every now and then when I go to Amazon.com I see figures from the Starkiller wave for sale for $12.99 - except for Starkiller!  I have never seen him that low on Amazon.  Has anyone ever seen him at this price?

I saw them last week at the low price, too.  The EU figures just go out of stock quickly.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #972 on: July 10, 2012, 11:07 PM »
I got my case with StarKiller, Shae, Malgus, Wedge, etc. from HTS.com today.  Really nice job packaging this up.  They included minty, unpunched cards inside an unopened box.  That was wrapped in 3-4 inches of packing paper and put into a box 4x the size of the figure box.  Talk about using protection.  Not bad for $90 and change!
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #973 on: July 10, 2012, 11:11 PM »
That is a pretty good deal.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #974 on: July 11, 2012, 09:04 PM »
Courtesy of Jeff and Dr. P., I wound up with 7 new Rebel Fleet Troopers for my army, and a new "Naval Commander"/Death Star Trooper.

A big thanks to both for these, and my armies grow...  well my DST army of actually COOL looking DST's is holding steady at 2 now, but it's cool. :)  More like they're on a date than an army I guess.
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