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Offline iFett

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #105 on: November 17, 2011, 09:35 AM »
I think they actually started out at $4.99 and then started going up after they axed usps......maybe I'm wrong though.
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #106 on: November 23, 2011, 03:16 PM »
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #107 on: November 24, 2011, 07:47 PM »
The 54 dollar price tag, no tax, and free shipping tipped the scales and convinced me to ring this up through EE for my son's (and mine too) big ticket item for the holidays. I like the playset feature, I hope the ship itself holds together well.

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #108 on: November 25, 2011, 01:16 PM »
I hope the ship itself holds together well.

It does - and the $50-$60 range is about what this ship should have cost in the first place in my opinion.

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #109 on: November 30, 2011, 04:07 PM »
Everybody has this marked down now to around $65.  Hasbro and all the retailers must be stuck with this one.  I picked it up for $65 and free shipping at HTS.

I wouldn't be surprised to see this hit 50% off at Target after Jan 1.

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #110 on: November 30, 2011, 04:12 PM »
It was a weird choice of a ship, almost as bad as the Clone Wars Y-Wing... at least for how much they cost.  I have a feeling these bigger Clone Wars offerings might do a bit better at retail if had better paint schemes.  Most of them are just too clean looking.  They need to add some weathering to stuff like this.

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #111 on: November 30, 2011, 05:26 PM »
I think if they had focused more on it being a cool vehicle and less on it being a cool playset, this would have done better.

I bought two, one to keep MIB, and one to open, and like all the bigger items, I display it like a vehicle, not like some half-assed flattened command center.  :-\
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #112 on: November 30, 2011, 08:36 PM »
Yeah, if they're going to try a playset feature, they need to just DO it and make a playset RIGHT.  Not some half hearted attempt like this.  Oh well... I'm pretty much done hoping for them to ever get the playset or diorama thing down unless they eventually outsource the rights to Sideshow or something.

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #113 on: November 30, 2011, 09:09 PM »
I'd have bought it for $20 more and a bit more true scaled.  It's not dismally undersized, but it's enough for me to not be itnerested.
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #114 on: November 30, 2011, 09:53 PM »
I agree it was somewhat of an odd choice, it's not exactly an iconic vehicle by any stretch. I appreciate that they tried something different with the playset features too, lackluster as they may be.

That said, I am a hardcore completist and have felt barely any interest in picking this up. Oh, I definitely will at some point, but after the first couple of weeks it became apparent these weren't going anywhere and a serious price reduction would inevitably be coming.

I'd bite for $50 from a brick and mortar...I can't see buying something this big and having it arrive unscathed from any online joint, especially HTS.
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #115 on: December 4, 2011, 07:23 PM »
Well, I finally bit the bullet and pulled the trigger on this thing. Amazon has it up now for an eye-popping $39.99 with free shipping. That is too good to ignore. Throw in the fact that I had $2 laying around on an Amazon gift card I had to use, and bingo, done deal.

That's less than half price! I would pounce on that price if I saw this in a store. So I figure what the hell. I've waited long enough. I can't see them ever getting much lower than that, but who knows.

I see they also have the Mando Shuttle available to order...for $69.99!  :o
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #116 on: December 5, 2011, 01:10 AM »
Dropped to $34.99 at Amazon now. I bit.

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #117 on: December 5, 2011, 09:45 AM »
I signed up for one at that price.  No tax + free shipping?  That's swell..   :)  Just hope the ship doesn't suck.
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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #118 on: December 5, 2011, 05:40 PM »
i grabbed one at the $35 price too

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Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« Reply #119 on: December 6, 2011, 10:43 PM »
Wow, the Attack Shuttle was waiting for me when I got home today. I just ordered it Sunday night, so that is some spectacular shipping speed.

Also very impressed again with my Amazon experience. Item was well-packed, and arrived immaculate. I mean, I couldn't have picked a mintier box if I had scoured the shelves myself.

Just an all-around very positive experience, really happy I waited on this.

Now I'm tempted to get another for opening...
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