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Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« on: February 9, 2013, 05:00 PM »
I haven't seen pics yet, but thought I'd start up a thread so we have one when pics surface.

Sounds like it's going to include TWO ball turrets, Yoda, and a pair of Clone Troopers.  Probably going to be pretty spendy since it's TRU.  :(
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #1 on: February 9, 2013, 06:46 PM »
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #2 on: February 9, 2013, 06:47 PM »
Ah, I see why this is "vintage". The Gunship looks great though so I'll be buying!

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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #3 on: February 9, 2013, 07:48 PM »
I had big hopes for a new sculpt Gunship...  Maybe next year.  :)  Otherwise I have 2 gun pods and I'm content with that.
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #4 on: February 9, 2013, 07:58 PM »
Including those sculpts gives a whole new meaning to the term "the crew is expendable".  ;)

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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #5 on: February 9, 2013, 07:58 PM »
I'll probably pass. I don't have a "normal" Gunship, just the 2006 Wampa one from the 2D Clone Wars cartoon, and it's still good enough for me.

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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #6 on: February 9, 2013, 08:01 PM »
I have the original and don't even have it displayed anywhere.  :-\
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #7 on: February 9, 2013, 08:32 PM »
Just from an investment standpoint, I'm going to pick up at least a couple of these.  For some crazy reason the previous Gunship releases go UP in value.  The Clone Wars Command Gunship from 2003 or so goes for ridiculous cash!  And so do some of the other versions, too. 
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #8 on: February 9, 2013, 08:39 PM »
$80-$100 I'm guessing...I still have 4-5 I got from KB for $10 back in the day - minus the bubbles and figures.
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2013, 10:11 AM »
I may pass on this as well since this is basically repacks.
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2013, 11:50 AM »
I have the original and don't even have it displayed anywhere.  :-\

Me too.  With the wings, those things are just tough to display unless you have it hanging or just sitting on the floor.  I'll probably end up passing on this, but it does look like a neat set - fun for a new collector or for kids who would be into this type of thing.  All these exclusive vehicles is reminding me a bit times like the POTJ days when the mass retail had the regular lines and any vehicles were just exclusives (although I guess we have those smaller versions in Class I/II).

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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2013, 11:56 AM »
I'm going to pass on this one, as I still have my 30 buck 2002 Saga version with the 2009 Battle Pack Pods attached. Nice that Hasbro's getting this back out there for newer collectors, but I wonder how much TRU is going to charge for it. I'd bet it'll be at least 100 bucks, since TRU can't price anything reasonably. Given inflation, being the 7th release of this mold, and the figures not being unique, I'd think a fair price would be 60-70.

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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2013, 08:04 PM »
I will get it because my son love's the entire Jedi vs Seperatist's portion of the Prequel Trilogy.  He's got a beat up version from a garage sale w/out the gun turrets.  I'm not looking forward to the price, but at least 3 figures come with it and those ball-turrets.

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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2013, 08:09 AM »
What is the source material for this version of the Gunship? What specifically is this design based on?
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Re: Toy R Us Vintage Republic Gunship
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2013, 08:16 AM »
It's supposed to be Yoda's Gunship from Attack Of The Clones.
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