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Offline Pete_Fett

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2012 TRU Speeder Bike with Scout Trooper
« on: June 18, 2012, 05:09 PM »
Why limit the speeder bike set to only 30,000 pieces? That seems like the lowest price point item out of all of them and should easily move through, especially since there will be guys (like me) out there looking to get at least four to squad build the bikes and scout troopers...
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Re: Speederbike
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012, 09:02 PM »
A tripod cannon on Endor? Wha?

If they had to toss in something else, toss in the Ewok catapult, and not that teeny one from POTF2/Dragonheart.

But maybe it's a new sculpt, not a big spring loaded reissue?




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Re: Speederbike
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2012, 11:32 PM »
I'm stoked for the Speederbike...  No interest in the AT-AT though, but the figure sets and bike are tops on my list.  I'm hoping to nab at least 2 bikes, maybe more.  Finally soemthing to be giddy about this year. :)
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Re: Speederbike
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2012, 08:59 AM »
The new speeder bike is a long time coming. I'll pick up at least four myself.
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2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2012, 10:36 PM »
Speeder Bike with Scout Trooper

Looks like the Rumored "tri-pod cannon" is actually an accessory for the speederbike that you can use on the bike or off the bike with a tri-pod.  Also, looks like there is some kind of "clear floaty" type stand shown on the back of the box.  Nice!  :)
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Re: 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2012, 11:16 PM »
The floaty stand...  Huh.

I remember someone asking for that at some site...  somewhere.

 ;D

It looks like a new bike to me...  Tough to say for sure, but certainly doesn't look like they reused much if anything there.  I'm stoked.  Long time coming.  Look at that shot with the scout on it... I mean that looks like a movie still!
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Re: 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2012, 09:46 PM »
So I got some good insider news on this tonight...  Sounding like this set is 100% new.  there was some speculation it wasn't since the bike on the Vintage AT-AT box is clearly not new, but I've caught wind that the new one is wholely separate and the AT-AT's bike is because the mold for it is with the molds for the AT-AT.  No more, no less.

So from what I gathered, a 100% new tooled, new scaled bike is here it would seem.
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2012, 10:31 AM »


Pretty sweet...I love Myatt "You heard it here first a few weeks ago"

Uh... ::)
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2012, 10:57 AM »
Love this and wil snag at least 6.

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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2012, 01:05 PM »
Love this and wil snag at least 6.

Ditto - for me it will be six to open and one to keep MIB. This is freakin' awesome!
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2012, 03:57 PM »
I'm leaning towards 6 as well.  4 basic and 2 for commandearing till they make Luke and Leia.
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2012, 09:15 PM »
One of my favorite reveals of SDCC, definitely.  We sort of knew it was coming, but seeing pics it looks like it is really well done.  I'm in for several as well, if possible.

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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2012, 09:33 PM »
It looks really good, but I wish that stand didn't have it float so high off the ground.

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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2012, 12:19 AM »
I'm leaning towards 6 as well.  4 basic and 2 for commandearing till they make Luke and Leia.

None for Paploo? :(
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Re: TRU 2012 Speederbiker with Scout Trooper
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2012, 02:59 AM »
I'm leaning towards 6 as well.  4 basic and 2 for commandearing till they make Luke and Leia.


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