Author Topic: 6" Black Series Wave 3 (2014 Wave 1)  (Read 4450 times)

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #75 on: March 29, 2014, 06:59 PM »
I saw the Obi-Wan at a TRU last night... missed the Stormtrooper though.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #76 on: March 29, 2014, 10:22 PM »
This wave seems to be selling through much like wave 1 did.  The Stormtrooper seems to be the first to go, just like the Sandtrooper sold through.  When I got my Obi-Wan all that was left was Obi-Wan and Bespin Luke.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #77 on: April 4, 2014, 03:03 PM »
Well, we'll see if my order [6" Stormtrooper] with tru.com went through...

Got the Stormtrooper in the mail today, so I should be happy about it, right?  There's black paint just between the eyes under the brim of the forehead.  *face palm*  I guess I'm not sure whether to take off the paint (not sure how to do it without ruining the figure) or look for a good one in stores.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #78 on: April 4, 2014, 07:31 PM »
Nail polish remover on a SMALL (not for ears but makeup instead or medical swab) might work.  Goof off using the same technique but very VERY LIGHTLY. And wipe it off immediately, would also work. 

Goof off is nasty to plastic tho.  Test either on a junk figures pliable bits (arms legs heads) to see how it works and how it reacts to that type of plastic.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #79 on: April 4, 2014, 09:22 PM »
Well, we'll see if my order [6" Stormtrooper] with tru.com went through...

Got the Stormtrooper in the mail today, so I should be happy about it, right?  There's black paint just between the eyes under the brim of the forehead.  *face palm*  I guess I'm not sure whether to take off the paint (not sure how to do it without ruining the figure) or look for a good one in stores.

The one I found at Target has the EXACT same defect and it drives me nuts. I haven't been able to bring myself to open it...I keep hoping I will find another one that looks sharper. Fat chance, seems like.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #80 on: April 5, 2014, 06:55 AM »
If you are looking to unload a Stormtrooper with a "defective paint job,"  I'd be happy to take it off your hands. 

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #81 on: April 9, 2014, 08:56 PM »
Still no luck finding a Stormtrooper. Hoping i get lucky or it is re-released.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #82 on: April 9, 2014, 09:13 PM »
Same here... $46 on Amazon and about the same price on eBay... definitely not paying that.

If anyone is looking for Leia or Greedo, the stores around me have a combined 12,000 available.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #83 on: April 9, 2014, 11:13 PM »
Its is hard to find a Stormtrooper.

TRU takes it down from their website and has yet to add it back, yet both the other new figures from this wave are readily available. Then my local store keeps restocking Wave 1 on the shelves.  ???

Hasbro Toy Shop can't seem to restock any of these either, but again, you can get Obi-Wan and Luke.

Amazon has only been listing these from third party sellers, normally by now they would have gotten their own stock in on items like these and the price comes down.

Three local Targets I know have been liberated of all their 6" pegwarmers and yet the pegs still sit empty day after day, as if there is nothing even at the distribution center.

I understand HTS being sold out, supply and demand and all that, but why would TRU take the whole listing down? I think K-Mart did the same thing on their website.

Just seems like these are having a really hard time getting any market penetration right now.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #84 on: April 21, 2014, 05:06 PM »
Found a fresh case of Wave 1 2014 at my local TRU. Had the Stormtrooper in my hands excited that the helmet was in better shape than the one I ordered online. Looked further down and it appears that this trooper had a little accident at the company picnic. On his right thigh was a mix of red and yellow splotch.... too much ketchup and mustard on the hot dog apparently. I put him back and left him. I didn't want to deal with cleaning up the guy.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #85 on: April 21, 2014, 07:25 PM »
Wow, sounds like a lot of crap paint jobs on this guy.  I would think paint would be improving on these by now, especially given the collector nature of them.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #86 on: April 21, 2014, 08:38 PM »
Wow, sounds like a lot of crap paint jobs on this guy.  I would think paint would be improving on these by now, especially given the collector nature of them.

You would think, right?  And how does yellow and red paint get on a white and black stormtrooper?

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #87 on: April 22, 2014, 05:19 PM »
And how does yellow and red paint get on a white and black stormtrooper?

That's so bizarre.  ???

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #88 on: April 23, 2014, 10:43 AM »
As of 9:43 CST, amazon has the 6" Stormtrooper for $21.59.

EDIT: Nevermind.  I didn't see they're charging $13+ for shipping.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 1
« Reply #89 on: April 23, 2014, 11:30 AM »
The Amazon page I have bookmarked currently shows $34.99 with free shipping. It has definitely started coming down a bit the past 2 weeks.

Wish HTS and TRU.com would get their acts together though.
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