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Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« on: July 17, 2013, 09:06 PM »
Saw this over at Yakface (at SDCC):

http://yakfaceforums.com/main/2013/07/17/jumbo-kenner-wampa-revealed/

I haven't been able to pick up many of these, but for some reason this just seems cool to me.  If we get a Taun Taun along with this recent Hoth frenzy they've been on, it would be tough to resist.

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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2013, 09:41 PM »
This was awesome to see...  Rancor gonna happen?  Hmmm...  This almost seems to make Jabba and the Rebo Band a lock...  Maybe even Taun Tauns, Dewbacks...  Wow for GG!
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2013, 11:30 PM »
A month or so ago I tweeted a "what if" about a Jumbo Tauntaun after the Hoth Han was revealed. GG was quick to response with a favorite. I guess I was sniffing around the right area and I full well expect a Tauntaun announcement by Christmas.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2013, 01:23 AM »
I don't collect them, but I think the Jumbo Kenner stuff is their best work and trumps the bust market which, after seeing that Ackbar, is pretty well shot in the face at this point I think.

Jumbo Kenner is the real money maker...  Hell, a lifesize Vader Jumbo Jumbo?  I'm even thinking how cool that would be in a storage locker near me my collection room.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2013, 06:57 PM »
I love the look of the wampa, and a vinty jumbo dewback would absolutely find a home in my collection.
The jumbo line looks great, but space and costs have been a non-starter for me. Back in 1995, before 18 years of hoarding, I might have been on from the get-go.

It's been a great concept, they remind me of the 400% kubricks. the wampa, tauntaun, and dewback were some of my favorite kenner items, right after the at-at.

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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2013, 11:04 PM »
Wihtout a doubt, if I hadn't jumped into original Vintage, years back, these would be a priority to me right now.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2013, 09:51 AM »
Now i m so screwed. I bought Yakface at the show, want the Wampa without doubt, and feel the need to track down a Yoda and a Jawa. Maybe i can sell my Stormtrooper if it is going for anything and try to get one of the 2 i want.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2013, 12:38 PM »
I just realized that Hasbro may have blown it with the 6 inch series. If they had done the kenner retro 6 inch line with cards like the gentle giant ones, I think many of us would have been way tempted. Especially if they essentially promised a full series of the entire vintage line. Then you throw in some droids figures and others as convention/retailer exclusives... I think it could have been gold.

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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2013, 01:30 PM »
I just realized that Hasbro may have blown it with the 6 inch series. If they had done the kenner retro 6 inch line with cards like the gentle giant ones, I think many of us would have been way tempted. Especially if they essentially promised a full series of the entire vintage line. Then you throw in some droids figures and others as convention/retailer exclusives... I think it could have been gold.

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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2013, 12:07 AM »
I have all of these to date now, but not sure I can sign up for Wampa or other larger packages.  They are awesome, but just 30 of the figures takes up a ton of space.  I can't imagine where I find space for even bigger items like this.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #10 on: October 2, 2013, 05:36 PM »
Wampa is up for pre-order $399.00  :o :o :o :o - order by Oct 14 for a FREE Hoth Luke!
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #11 on: October 2, 2013, 09:25 PM »
oofah on that price!
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #12 on: October 3, 2013, 06:08 AM »
That's much higher than I was expecting. Really want this one but was expecting more if a 250.00 range. No interest in Luke, and doubt selling him would make up the difference.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #13 on: October 3, 2013, 06:56 PM »
Rancor will be insane...  if it were to happen and all.
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Re: Jumbo Kenner Wampa
« Reply #14 on: October 3, 2013, 09:50 PM »
Im betting on a Tauntaun with Hoth Han promo
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