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Offline Jesse James

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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #45 on: February 14, 2020, 02:36 AM »
What Rob said... 

I got one immediately and Iím getting a 2nd full price.  From there Iíll buy as many as I can justify but also as price decline dictates.  As Pawlus always says, vote with your wallet blah blah blah.  Hasbro does not look at 3.75Ē as super important but they are still throwing cool stuff our way.  6Ē is more important to them clearly.  If people want 3.75Ē around they need to support it, or they will eventually can it.

GMNick, Iím totally gonna weigh the two damn things! 🤣

I still canít get over that being a complaint about it but hey, itís the times we live in as collectors I guess.

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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #46 on: February 14, 2020, 11:06 AM »
Preorder only on HTS?

It is up for pre-order everywhere, but here are helpful JD sponsor links for you.  ;)


Pre-Order links to JD sponsors: (#sponsored #ad)
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Entertainment Earth - $69.99

Got my order in using the sponsor link.  Hope it helps, Jeff!
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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #47 on: February 14, 2020, 07:21 PM »
I received my Imperial Troop Transport from Entertainment Earth this past Wednesday, but on account of being sick the past couple days, havenít had a chance to open it until today...  Hereís a quick review and some photos  8)



Overall, the vehicle looks fantastic and has excellent paint applications, weathering, and detail.  It is somewhat on the smaller side, but still fits in scale-wise with other vehicles like the Assault Tank.





As has been noted previously, only the left and right forward troop doors open whereas the others are fixed. A top hatch opens and a figure can stand on one of the interior jump seats to look out.  The gun turret rotates & has elevating guns.





Even the transportís underside is highly detailed with the repulsorlifts, etc.



The real neat part of the vehicle is the interior.  The vehicle roof pulls off and there is a lot to look at in there.  From the wiring, to the floor plating, to the gun rack, to the folding jump seats, to the fans detailed on the roof part, this is certainly one of the best detailed Star Wars vehicles out there.  There are 6 jump seats detailed, though only four fold down.  A figure canít really stand up in the interior, but that is actually similar to the way a lot of actual armored personnel carriers are.  Plenty of room in the interior for additional cargo.  The rear hatch opens upwards and itís a little awkward to place a figure running out the hatch...









The cockpit is also very well detailed.  Because of the way the doors open, it a little hard to see everything in there, however there are all sorts of wiring and switches detailed. The drivers have actual seats and the control columns are movable.  Even the inside of the doors are detailed with latches, etc. Iím using a couple AT-ST crew figures in my transport and they work well.





Overall, Iím really happy with the new Imperial Troop Transport vehicle and am glad I got one.  It is yet another fantastic addition to the Vintage Collection line and I hope Hasbro continues to release highly detailed and functional vehicles like this for the collectors market  ;D
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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #48 on: February 15, 2020, 11:36 AM »
Nice photos!
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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #49 on: February 15, 2020, 02:24 PM »
Yeah but does it say ďThereís one, set for stun!Ē

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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #50 on: February 16, 2020, 11:29 PM »
Very cool looking!  Thanks for the detailed pics!
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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #51 on: February 18, 2020, 01:41 PM »
Yeah but does it say ďThereís one, set for stun!Ē

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Cool pics.  This thing looks cool.

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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #52 on: February 19, 2020, 12:10 PM »
The jump seats and rifle rack are great details for the interior.  The top hatch and rear hatch are cool, too.  And I like the way the exterior trooper positions connect with the troop bay.  And even though I never had the vintage vehicle, I would have appreciated the sound effects, too. 

Oh, and the AT-ST crew make perfect pilots for this vehicle!  Good photos, too. 
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Re: 2020 TVC Imperial Troop Transport
« Reply #53 on: February 19, 2020, 01:19 PM »
Thanks for the comments on the photos, everyone :D

I agree including sound effects would have been neat, but Iím perfectly OK without them...  Batteries can get old, explode, and ruin the electronics (a fact I sadly learned from my Clone Wars AT-AP).  Itís best not to have those features in my book.
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