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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #225 on: November 4, 2012, 12:03 AM »
Seems like this Wave is in stock at Amazon

Thanks for the tip, Scott. I went ahead and picked up a few more ERGs. :)
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #226 on: November 4, 2012, 01:08 AM »
I'm seeing prices drop on the ROTS guard and couldn't be happier.  I honestly like him fine and plan on picking up some when I see them for anything $5 or less.

We're on the same page.  I'm perfectly happy with the ROTS version, too, and will gladly pick up 4 more if the prices continue to drop.  Of course, I'll need to find some extra force pikes...
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #227 on: November 4, 2012, 11:26 AM »
5Below still has E1 senate guards if that helps.  They have the pike.  I take some of them and give them the rots senate guard helmet and no cloak to make Clone Wars guards, and give the pikes to my red rots guards then.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #228 on: November 4, 2012, 01:05 PM »
Seems like this Wave is in stock at Amazon

Thanks! Just grabbed two Royal Guards, and looks like the guys I preordered shipped yesterday. Which is good; I didn't want to buy two cases of this wave.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #229 on: November 4, 2012, 01:34 PM »
Also grabbed a couple extra Royal Guards. And Tarkin, who I still don't have a loose version of. Thanks! I got my case the other day from EE, and I have to say these are some tremendous figures. Great way to go out for vintage, even if the selection overall is a little 'meh.' The Royal Guard, Weequay, and the CW figures really stand out.

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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #230 on: November 4, 2012, 02:52 PM »
Thanks for the heads up! I got an extra two, to bring my total up to six (the number we actually see on the Death Star). I'm glad to put this mad scramble behind me without having to go too far above retail price.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #231 on: November 4, 2012, 02:53 PM »
Yep, my card was charged for my two ERGs from Amazon, and with my two cases arriving from EE, that makes me done with this wave. Just gotta resist the urge to order more Old Republic Troopers. :-X

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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #232 on: November 5, 2012, 10:14 AM »
Very happy with this wave. Though, I think whoever sculpted the Hoth Luke sculpted the Weequey with his slightly odd shoulders. A mild eye-sore. I think my biggest disappointment is in the Royal Guard. They still didn't get the cut of the cloth right. The cape from the black EU one was pretty close to perfect with an adjustment, so I'm wishing the had used that. I'm getting a few more from one of the Asian sellers, so I may experiment and hot glue a wire at the bottom of a cape to see if that helps.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #233 on: November 6, 2012, 05:20 PM »
The first two out of my 8 ERG's I ordered (4 different orders - 2 per account) arrived today.  Cards in perfect shape and shipped in a box.

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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #234 on: November 6, 2012, 05:30 PM »
The post office delivered my figures to the wrong address and now they can't locate the package, so I have no idea if and when I'll get these...pissed.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #235 on: November 6, 2012, 10:31 PM »
Got my BBTS case yesterday.  And I was genuinely surprised to see how small the actual Hasbro case was for this wave.  I've been way too busy to open ANY of these figures, so that's gonna have to wait a little while.  But it's definitely reassuing to finally have these in hand.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #236 on: November 6, 2012, 10:40 PM »
Got my case from my buddy (Thanks Jim!) tonight.  Another darkened WM parking lot clandestine meeting. ;D

I also got my first Amazon order of an ERG and Rep Trooper.

I put a 2nd order for 2 more Rep Troopers in last night so I had a mini-squad after some head swaps.

I've yet to open anything as I just walked in and ate.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #237 on: November 6, 2012, 11:28 PM »
Got my BBTS case yesterday.  And I was genuinely surprised to see how small the actual Hasbro case was for this wave. 

Yeah, one of my cards was warped because it was so tight a fit.

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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #238 on: November 7, 2012, 03:29 PM »
I had a warped card as well, nothing bad, just a slight curve and no creasing.

Anyway, on my Twitter feed @Jesse_James77, I'm picking some of the figures apart...  I started off with Lumat.

I was impressed with his paintjob, as that's where Hasbro has been making mistakes lately, by cutting corners.  He's pleasantly surprising though, plus I got the impression they compensated a little with his spear accessory, since he's a small character for a hefty price.

That said...  Flimsy weapons, from cheap plastic, are back...  bigtime.  Almost every new accessory I've gotten from any figure I opened is a very flimsy rubbery plastic.  Very cheap.  Hasbro had remedied this, and I assume this is another way they're cutting costs.  ::)  Major gripe.  Very major, at $10-$13 a pop.  It's a big step the wrong direction.

I'm going to pick apart the Royal Guard tonight, a pleasant surprise figure for me.  I wasn't geeked about him, but I'm changing that tune somewhat.
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Re: Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« Reply #239 on: November 7, 2012, 09:13 PM »
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