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Power of the Force 2 / Re: Wedge Gunner Station Prototype?
« on: August 8, 2005, 11:08 AM »

Kenner planned still two further Gunner stations, one of it was a x-Wing Fighter cockpit with a Wedge Antilles figure.  This occupied a Kenner/Wal*Mart product list for the year 1998.  The list is very precise in the data and can being found therefore than authentically. (huh?) There is not available pictures or further information to this product.

About the TIE Gunner station...

For the Gunner station Subline originally five different products were intended, but only three Gunner station appeared.  The TIE Fighter w/TIE pilot Gunner station was not produced, although she was specified in a product list for the year 1998.  It would be very easy to manufacture, because but the Darth Vader's TIE Fighter Gunner station could be easily modified.  There is no pictures or other information to this product.

I'm wondering now in retrospect if the Wedge Gunner station got far enough into development that the figure wound up being put in the 1999 Rebel Pilots Cinema Scene....

I had neve heard about these. Sounds like they would have been cool back then.

Saga Collection '06 / Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« on: August 8, 2005, 10:48 AM »
Exactly! Sculpting is the most expensive part of the process. Painting costs as much as it does to pay an artist to paint up the figure, even if they spend one whole week per astromech, it's still dirt cheep.

The prices will always be based on the MSRP of an individual figure, no matter how cheep or expensive it is to make. And if it's an excusive, forget it, every retailer knows they can charge more just for the heck of it.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 8, 2005, 10:31 AM »
What kind of things do they due when they're stuck in space for another day? I know they fill nearly every second of their schedules with something to do, but what do they do durring plan B-type situations like this?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: RIP Peter Jennings
« on: August 8, 2005, 10:28 AM »
This kind of hit us (me and my wife) out of left field. The news will never be the same. :(

30th Anniversary Collection / Re: How big is your army?
« on: August 8, 2005, 10:22 AM »
I guess it's time for an update:

14 #6 clones
14 #41 clones
11 Clone Gunners
10 Clone pilots (reg)
10 At-Rt Drivers
9 Jet pack clones
9 clones from three 3-packs (1 white, 1 red and 1 blue)
6 Target clones
5 Clone commanders (red)
5 Clone commanders (Green)
5 Bacara clones
3 Shocktroopers
2 AT-RT's w/Drivers
1 Barc

Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS Recent Purchases
« on: August 8, 2005, 10:16 AM »
Picked up another Jetpack trooper. One more to go to round off my army. ;)

Revenge of the Sith / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: August 8, 2005, 10:13 AM »
  I can get over the helmet issue. since he is EPIV Vader, I am just going to give it a touch of Super Glue.

Thats the best part about the figure.  ;)

Original Trilogy Collection / Re: Star Tours Wave 4
« on: August 6, 2005, 12:18 PM »
He just grabbed one set, which is all I want. But yeah, cool. If you're to nab some openers for people, I'll sure take you up on the swapping.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: NEW TIE Fighter
« on: August 6, 2005, 12:08 PM »
Nope, OTC had the battery pack. Or atleast, I'm pretty sure it did.

I just inspected the one I haven't opened yet. The OTC one does not have the battery compartment. ;)

Revenge of the Sith / Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« on: August 6, 2005, 12:04 PM »
The red shock looks awesome..right down to the grey painted boot soles.  They look awesome in formation(my son has an army(he's 11))

The black pilots also look really good in the ROTS ARC170. I dunno- I think the black ones look far superior to the white/grey pilots

Amazing what a little paint will do. Huh?

Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS Recent Purchases
« on: August 6, 2005, 12:00 PM »
Found the Mufustar Senrty today. The White visor At-Rt driver is shipping in that case.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: NEW TIE Fighter
« on: August 5, 2005, 10:42 AM »
"... i still wish they get rid of the ancient battery pack and sculpt us a freaking engine...."

They did, the TIE tha KB had last year has the proper little hole for the engine.  The batterypack is gone.  This ne sculpt will have the updated engine area.

Same thing for the OTC release. This new cockpit should be the new standard.

Saga Collection '06 / Re: Diamond Comics OTC Bounty Hunter 7-Pack
« on: August 5, 2005, 10:37 AM »
Newforce Comics now has these for pre-order for $27.99.

Can one cancel a Starwars shop order? Is it easy?

Revenge of the Sith / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: August 5, 2005, 10:33 AM »
Typically where has everybody found the Evolutions packs? 

I've seen them at Target and Walmart and have had friends that picked them up at TRU and K-Mart. Target and Walmart are the cheepest.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS Recent Purchases
« on: August 5, 2005, 10:29 AM »
I finally scored the Jedi vs. Sith Battleback.

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