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Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmets
« on: July 27, 2005, 11:29 PM »
I looked around and did not see if we covered these. I never saw these on HLJ, has anyone else seen or heard about these mini helmet's? I found them on eBay.

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2005, 11:33 PM »
Very, very cool.  8)

But I've never heard of them though.   :-\

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2005, 11:38 PM »
I knew about them and shop AFX has them.  A couple of other retailers online as well.  Like you Dale I checked HLJ but to no avail.  Seems to be a retail price of $39 USD for the set of 6, about 3" in height each. 

Looks like Tomy beat Gentle Giant to the punch.  The question is what impact will there be on the GG line?
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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2005, 11:51 PM »


I've seen them out for pre-order for a while, I thought we covered it, but I guess not.   :-\
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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2005, 11:53 PM »
You know, we may have.  My memory is about as good as a funnel for water - it don't hold much.   ::)

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2005, 12:06 AM »
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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2005, 12:10 AM »
It's a nice set but I'm not going to bother with another line, too many as it is.  :-\

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2005, 12:19 AM »
I should also note that it has been confirmed that there is a CHASE Helmet - but I don't know what it is yet...

Stay Tuned for more info.  ;)
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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2005, 08:38 AM »
I should also note that it has been confirmed that there is a CHASE Helmet - but I don't know what it is yet...

Stay Tuned for more info.  ;)

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2005, 01:29 PM »
I should also note that it has been confirmed that there is a CHASE Helmet - but I don't know what it is yet...

It's an X-Wing Biggs Chase!


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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmet's
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2005, 02:17 PM »
Looks like Tomy beat Gentle Giant to the punch.  The question is what impact will there be on the GG line?

That was my exact same thought when I first saw these the other day.  In fact, I'm wondering if Tomy's line here has anything to do with the massive delay (over a year now) on Gentle Giant's Armory Collection line...  IIRC, the GG ones were gonna run about $15 each.  Tomy's are about half that, and still look pretty nice.  Hmm...

Not sure I want to delve into another line though, especially an overseas one, and one with more chase pieces at that.  I doubt I'll bite on 'em, but they sure do look pretty cool.

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmets
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2005, 02:24 PM »
Those are teh suck.

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmets
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2005, 11:26 PM »
I actually think they're kinda neat looking.  But I think I'll be passing on these as well.  They're not that necessary for me to have since I have the Riddell set, so these can't compare.  I do wish Riddell would do some more helmets.
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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmets
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2005, 11:23 PM »
Complete set on eBay... $74.99.

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Re: Tomy Mini Gashapon Helmets
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2005, 02:20 AM »
They look a lot like the Ridell helmets.  Are they deformed?  The Stormtrooper and TIE fighter Pilot look deformed to me.  And C-3PO looks like a cartoon.
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