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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #120 on: January 3, 2005, 01:05 AM »
Up till the other night I had seen 2 total at retail.  Got the rest in trades and from Matt.  Not abundant here, but those 4 I found I personally think are stock that's been sitting in the back of WM for a time, ya know?

It's like the ANH wave clogged them up so much the other stuff came in, but never saw the floor till now.  I know that when the Falcon Carrying Cases came out, there was no room for them on the shelves and then they got dumped out on an endcap within the store for clearance because they were old.  At the time I gobbled up all that I could for the scanner techs and sold the cases off as fodder junk for cheap.
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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #121 on: January 3, 2005, 01:18 AM »
I bought every stormtrooper I saw.  They were here for a grand total of four days at retail and have not reappeared since.  Never mind clearance prices. :-\

I guess I just live in a good area for them... for every 3 I bought, I left 2 on the pegs - and I have 35.  I bought them over the course of probably 6 or 7 weeks and saw them quite regularly.

And Paul managed to find a similar amount in the same basic area.  They were pretty much everywhere.  Not Orn-Free-Taa-everywhere, but certainaly abundant.

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #122 on: January 3, 2005, 05:22 PM »
My army will be at around 22 when I get a shipment of them in from www.bigbadtoystore.com this week.  Plus about 150 CT Stormies and my Imperials are in pretty good shape.  Not the biggest army in the galaxy, but definitely a lot of fun.

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #123 on: January 19, 2005, 03:10 PM »
I found 4 today on clearance for $5.00 each.  Which puts me at 39.

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #124 on: January 19, 2005, 03:34 PM »
Damnit Zod!!!!  ;D

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #125 on: January 19, 2005, 03:52 PM »
Can't possibly pass one of these guys up at a price like that - I'd been to the exact Walmart I just found these in 5 days ago and they had NOTHING.  Today they had two full cases of the ROTJ wave - just put out, and all 50% off.  It makes me wonder if other Walmarts in my area are getting them in.

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #126 on: January 19, 2005, 05:36 PM »
Scored a couple more of these.  $7 at WalMart & $4.92 at Target.  Gotta love the clearance aisle!
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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #127 on: January 19, 2005, 11:16 PM »
Scored a couple more of these.  $7 at WalMart & $4.92 at Target.  Gotta love the clearance aisle!

Ooh, score some more, I'll always take those in trade for the good Mr. Leetch.
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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #128 on: January 20, 2005, 04:47 AM »
damn you all are extremely lucky, my area has been void of clearance VOTC for almost 2 weeks now. the targets are only getting in the Prequel Post-OTC while the walmart is only getting the clone wars figs. damn the distributors!!  ;D

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #129 on: February 2, 2005, 01:11 PM »
Here's a pic of my Tantive IV scene, with a few VOTC and CT Stormtroopers in it.  I tried painting the helmets a bit to make them more detailed where they should be (like the breathing nozzels), and even put a CT Stormtrooper helmet on a VOTC Stormie in the backgroud.  Just trying to make them blend in together better.  I'm sure Jesse will cringe when he sees the Fleet Trooper... ;)



And thanks again DIMETRODON for hosting this and many other images!   :)

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #130 on: February 2, 2005, 08:43 PM »
Well, he's dead at least...

We can always just say a really tough stormtrooper punched him in the chest and caved it in.  That's why it looks like it does. :)

His helmet sticking to his head, even when dead, will always be an enigma though.
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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #131 on: February 3, 2005, 04:02 AM »
That's a great set-up. Really nice.

I still have only 4. :(

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #132 on: February 3, 2005, 10:35 AM »
That's a great set-up. Really nice.

I still have only 4. :(

Thanks.  Do you only have 4 total Stormtroopers, or VOTC ones?  The CT one still is a great figure IMO.

I'll try to get better detailed shots of the scene soon with more Fleet Troops dying for Jesse.   :)

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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #133 on: February 3, 2005, 08:14 PM »
CHEWIE, you don't like the POTJ gun?
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Re: How many VOTC Stormtroopers are in your army?
« Reply #134 on: February 3, 2005, 09:20 PM »
That's a great set-up. Really nice.

I still have only 4. :(

Thanks.  Do you only have 4 total Stormtroopers, or VOTC ones?  The CT one still is a great figure IMO.
Only 4 VOTC. I have 2 builder packs and a few CTs. Yeah, they're still decent for set-ups and dioramas. But they're not much to look at compared to the new one!