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Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« on: September 9, 2017, 04:03 PM »
Some more thread catch-up this morning for the sake of completeness -

PR pics and blurb for the Toys R Us exclusive Poe Dameron's Boosted X-Wing (It's the TFA X-Wing with a new greebly-engine on the back of it, plus force link tech):



STAR WARS FORCE LINK 3.75-INCH BOOSTED X-WING & FIGURE
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Fall 2017)
Imagine racing into battle as Resistance Pilot POE DAMERON! Launch projectiles from the 3.75-inch scale BOOSTED X-WING and activate an array of lights, sounds, and figure phrases with FORCE LINK wearable technology (sold separately)! Includes one vehicle, one figure, one accessory, and one projectile. Compatible with all products in the FORCE LINK line, each sold separately. Available exclusively at Toys R Us.
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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #1 on: September 9, 2017, 05:07 PM »
That Poe looks identical to the carded one.  Any details I'm missing that would indicate otherwise?

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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #2 on: September 9, 2017, 10:37 PM »
That Poe looks identical to the carded one.  Any details I'm missing that would indicate otherwise

Figure seems to be the same, but more and more it is sounding like any repacks in this line will have differences because they could be made in different countries (China vs Vietnam) or they could have different "force link" chip inside them.  May not know for sure what the story is on him until this is released.
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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #3 on: September 9, 2017, 10:51 PM »
Greebly...funny word.

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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2017, 03:11 PM »
This item was shown in the Australia TRU "unboxing" session - did this hit on Force Friday II in the US? Admittedly, I wasn't at a Toys R Us exactly at midnight, but neither of the TRUs I have been to even have a shelf tag for this item.
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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2018, 01:33 PM »
I popped into TRU yesterday to use my $5 reward thing before they stop accepting them and figured I'd grab one of these X-Wings.  Not that it's a great item or anything, but I figured it was now or never.   :-\
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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2018, 08:12 AM »
I had to look though my stack of TLJ vehicles last night.  Sure enough, I've been procrastinating buying this X-wing.  I'm going to pick one up soon since the situation with TRU seems pretty bleak.
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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2018, 10:35 AM »
FYI, after opening it last night, its really nothing more than a straight repack of the TFA x-wing with a crappy plastic engine that is stuck onto the back end.  Poe is the same as the TLJ carded release, which is only a slight repaint of the TFA version.  Its an very lazily made item.   

Im feeling like it wasnt really worth the money, although when I inevitably sell one, Id probably keep this one since it could be either depending on that engine.

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Re: Toys R Us TLJ 3.75" Poe's Boosted X-Wing Fighter
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2018, 03:36 PM »
I stopped by a TRU store today and saw that they only had 3 or 4 of these X-wings left in stock.  While I know that the clearance/liquidation sales begin this Thursday, I didn't want to chance missing this one.
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