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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #165 on: December 5, 2005, 01:57 PM »
I think the real reason for the use of the crappy mold was production limitations.  The #6 tooling was being used for the shock trooper treatment and the #41 was being used for Gree.

That only tool left was the AT-TE gunner mold.


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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #166 on: December 7, 2005, 01:27 AM »
Well I've pretty much given up on finding more of these.  I found 5 that first week and haven't seen one since.

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #167 on: December 7, 2005, 03:34 AM »
Yeah I'd probably take a couple more if I found them, but it looks like I'll take my one and deal with it. :)  I'm not totally disappointed given the fact I was never happy with the sculpt they used, but that's neither here nor there...

These things were priced as high as $30 at the Toy Show up here last weekend.  I was just appauled.  One guy had well over a dozen hanging on his display with other things nobody can find.  A pain to find, but not a figure I was ever happy to see coming down the pike.
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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #168 on: December 7, 2005, 06:13 AM »
they are finally available in France so i picked two of them they look cool displayed behind Evolution  Anakin/Vader
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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #169 on: December 7, 2005, 07:20 AM »
The only times I've seen them have been recently, well after they first started showing up. There were several cases worth at Wal-mart last night, along with the rest of the assortment. I've also seen them rotate back in stock at KBtoys online.

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #170 on: December 7, 2005, 02:23 PM »
I've been finding this one at Target lately several times, and found a single one at WalMart once. 
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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #171 on: December 7, 2005, 02:59 PM »
I found my First two at Target yesterday. I think they will be my only two.
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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #172 on: December 7, 2005, 04:51 PM »
I count 3 out of 4 WM's in my SC area that have at least X4 on the shelves for 3 days in a row. ::) Started with X8 3 days ago-guess all 3 collectors in my area got it...now noone wants it?!....LOL I bought more extras for trade of course..awhile back. Brings my total purchases on these to 15 not including the several in the stores now that I won't buy.

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #173 on: December 7, 2005, 05:01 PM »
I bought a couple to trade a few days ago, but I ran into a couple guys who needed them before I even got home.

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #174 on: December 7, 2005, 05:51 PM »
I saw 2 of these at Target but passed.

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #175 on: December 7, 2005, 06:34 PM »

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #176 on: December 8, 2005, 07:23 AM »
So where's the "cheap" in there again?  ???
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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #177 on: December 8, 2005, 09:11 PM »
Well someone didnt mind paying it. They're sold out.
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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #178 on: December 8, 2005, 09:37 PM »
simply amazing..but I won't say unbelievable because it's sadly, very believable. :(

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Re: #65 Tactical Ops Trooper (501st)
« Reply #179 on: December 8, 2005, 10:09 PM »
In all honesty if my area wasn't getting hit with these regularly or I didn't have the time to hit stores, I'd probably buy a couple at that price. Some don't mind paying a couple bucks extra on a fig if they don't have to hit the pavement to look for it. I on the other hand, like the thrill of a good find.  ;D