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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #105 on: October 5, 2012, 11:58 AM »
Got mine yesterday.  It was a long wait for a new speederbike, but totally worth it!
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #106 on: October 9, 2012, 08:55 PM »
I stopped by TRU today (actually checking for Hobbit stuff), and noticed that not only did the store not have any of these (not surprising) but the shelf spot (and price tag) that were there have been replaced with something else as well.  I did find and pick up a couple of these when they first started hitting, but I'm not sure if there has been any others there since then.  Hopefully they'll make a return, I figured it would be out there through the holidays at least.

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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #107 on: October 10, 2012, 01:22 PM »
Hobbit...Stuff? You Say? has this been found in the wild yet>
Because of so
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #108 on: October 10, 2012, 01:27 PM »
Stumbled on a fresh case today and snagged one, giving me three total. I think that'll be enough for me for now, I'll hold off for when they make the inevitable Luke/Leia/Paploo sets

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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #109 on: October 10, 2012, 01:57 PM »
Hobbit...Stuff? You Say? has this been found in the wild yet>
Because of so
game TF on

I spotted Hobbit figures at an FYE...not sure if you have one in your area, but there you have it.

I received my 2 speeder bikes this past weekend, and I absolutely love them.  I'm actually pleased with the Biker Scout, too, minus the unpainted portion of his shoulders.
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #110 on: October 10, 2012, 02:49 PM »
I didn't mind the pins so much either...  For me, for some reason, on a black and white figure, they don't look as bad.  They look bad on like the Col. Cracken figure though.  I'm not always 100% upset with the mismatched pins though...  That's something I take differently with each figure, though it is a flaw from the factory no matter what way you slice it.
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #111 on: October 10, 2012, 04:16 PM »
Yeah, the pins are a little bit of a bummer, but I can overlook them easily enough.

I'd like to see the speeder bike expanded beyond the obvious Luke, Leia and Paploo usages, into actual troop building. I'm sure we'll probably get a Hoth version (which I like the idea of), but I'd also like to see a Sandtrooper version as well. Seems the new Sandtrooper mold should have no trouble riding the speederbike, and I'd like to have one with a dirtier paint scheme...maybe with some alterations to adapt to the desert climate.
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #112 on: October 14, 2012, 07:57 PM »
I finally got a few of the Speeder Bikes yesterday! I am very happy with the set and all of the included stuff. I wasted no time setting up a chase scene on one of my shelves:



I find that the tripod guns work nicely with the AT-ST crew figures:


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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #113 on: October 15, 2012, 09:08 AM »
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #114 on: October 16, 2012, 01:58 AM »
Up on TRU.com for their 3-day B1G1 50% off sale + free shipping on some orders.
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #115 on: October 16, 2012, 10:30 PM »
My TRU had five Speederbikes tonight.
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Re: 2012 TRU Speeder Bike with Scout Trooper
« Reply #116 on: April 11, 2014, 02:23 AM »
Just curious but is this on clearance too?  If so, A) that's a shame, and B) where I can get 3 dozen of them for their clearance prices?  :D
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Re: 2012 TRU Speeder Bike with Scout Trooper
« Reply #117 on: April 11, 2014, 03:04 AM »
Just curious but is this on clearance too?  If so, A) that's a shame, and B) where I can get 3 dozen of them for their clearance prices?  :D

I don't think I have seen any Speeder Bikes around since last summer perhaps. They hung around for awhile but all of a sudden vanished from shelves.