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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #45 on: September 19, 2003, 01:08 PM »
It's a bit tricky, but Luke fits in there along with the Tauntaun's guts

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #46 on: September 19, 2003, 01:19 PM »
Cool picture there Force Guy!
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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #47 on: September 20, 2003, 01:40 AM »
Nice picture.  8)

Doesn't look like anyone has found this so called variant.

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #48 on: September 20, 2003, 02:07 PM »
I still haven't found the 4 pack at all. I can't wait to get it.

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #49 on: September 20, 2003, 04:47 PM »
I just got one yesterday.  Opened it this morning.  Pretty cool so far.  I didn't want to jam Luke too far into the Tauntaun, as well as the guts.

As for the horn variant...I haven't seen it yet.  I looked through about a case or so, and all the horns were broken.
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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #50 on: September 23, 2003, 05:04 PM »
All the sets I've seen so far have the broken horn as well.  Anyone out there find the other version yet?

As for the set itself, the Luke and Leia figures suck, but the orange astromech and the snowy Chewie are rather cool!  Wish I could get more of the cool astromechs from these sets separately though!   :-\

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #51 on: September 23, 2003, 06:05 PM »
I agree with others that this set's turned into an improvement.  The only thing though is that I only want the 2-Horn variant. :(  Which at this time seems the most difficult to find.

Luckily, my area dried up as far as Bounty Hunter sets which SUCKED.  Fortunately they sold mostly.  Sad that the sporatic spottings of them became instant pegwarmers though.

The Imperial set seems to sell in a trickle...  There's definitely less now then a month ago.  I may nab another to do my "army building duty" and help clear this crap out.

And then just hope I get a non-broken-horn variant of the Hoth set at some point.

At that stage, unless they REALLY rethink how they do these 4-packs, I'd be content to see them go the way of the do-do...

If they became army building sets, or if the figures saw HEAVY retooling, such as new legs or whatnot, I could go for new sets.  Until that point, these are just not that great for me to want more.
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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #52 on: September 26, 2003, 04:12 PM »
I got this today, Luke's Broken horn tauntaun, mind you.

I will probably buy the one with 2 normal horns if i see it, just so my Han can ride a tauntaun..maybe trade off the extra figures...not counting on finding it though.  I like the little astro droid in the set, and I think chewie could use some more snow in his fur....Luke is the weak point of this set but he will be replaced soon anyway...

The tauntaun should have been made of softer plastic, thats my only complaint.  I actually cut my thumb trying to jam the jelly guts inside it...

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Full horn Tauntaun is OUT now!
« Reply #53 on: October 13, 2003, 02:19 PM »
Forgot to mention this last week (Thursday), but I finally found the Tauntaun with the FULL horn!  Oddly enough, there were two Hoth sets sitting aside seperately, and they were both the revised full tusk versions, even though there were about 20 sets on the shelves, all with the previous broken horn.

First and last time I've seen the full horn, but at least they're finally starting to show up now!  So keep your eyes peeled if you're looking for the more accurate version...   8)

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #54 on: October 13, 2003, 02:29 PM »
Well thats great news Matt. I wonder if they will show up here though!  :-\  

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #55 on: October 14, 2003, 02:36 PM »
They might.  Depends what's sitting in the warehouse though.  I'd like to get the full horn version as well.  

and some firecrackers (are these legal in Ohio?) so I can blow up Luke and Leia ;D
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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #56 on: October 15, 2003, 03:16 AM »
UPDATE:  I saw several of the FULL horned Tauntauns at all three of the TRUs that I went to tonight.  So they're definitely starting to hit in decent numbers now, so hopefully it's not too long 'til everyone else gets a shot at the correct version as well...   8)

Some pretty damned sloppy paintjobs on that poor R3 astromech though...   :-\

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #57 on: October 15, 2003, 09:27 AM »
I finally found the damn thing several weeks ago - but I forgot that I hadn't updated the status.  :-X Anycrap, great set...

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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #58 on: October 15, 2003, 11:41 PM »
The corrected horn has also shown up here in MA... so they do exist for those looking or wanting.
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Re: New Hoth 4-pack!
« Reply #59 on: October 20, 2003, 04:21 PM »
I was so excited to see one at retail that I just went ahead and bought it.  I don't even know which horn it is since I'm at work.  

I was a nerdy collector though and ripped it open.  Took my recently acquired Han Hoth and made him slash the Tautaun with the guts pulled halfway out.  Did the voices in my head of Han putting Luke in the guts and imagined it smelling bad!!!  

Super nerd Darth-Broem was in full force this weekend and I LOVED it!!!