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Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:44 pm
by Grimace
I don't like it, and if I buy it I wont open it

it will go right into the storage tub and kept in the garage

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:31 pm
by darth_sidious
I dont like it either, and my collecting philosophy from now on is to skip anything I dont like - I dont need to own everything. I'd rather save my money, instead of buying an item and packing it away, never to see it again (which I've done in the past).

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:12 pm
by DarthEddie
I'm tempted to spring for the Trooper and BARC Speeder because I've always been fond of Republic and Imperial speeder bikes. Sure the helmet is a smidge too big and the head's a fraction too small, but the new 2012 Darth Maul packaging scheme looks so awesome, especially as a window box. We'll see. I haven't spotted this thing at retail yet and it might be a little while longer before I do.

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:07 pm
by YAK_Chewie
It looks nice in the package like you said, but as an opener, it's just not something I need... I have more than enough BARC speeders and I don't like the helmet on the clone.

:wink:

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:11 pm
by DarthEddie
Since we're talking about vehicles in small window boxes, I noticed that the price of the TRU-exclusive Yavin Technician with Cart went up a dollar from $17.99 to $18.99 a pop. Not only was it *not* marked down right after Christmas and New Year's but it went up in price about 6%. That figures. :lol:

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:25 am
by YAK_Chewie
If I came across another Yavin tech set, I'd buy it... all I see at my two TRU stores are the Geonosian set... one store has 8 of them, the other 6. Techs have been gone for a while... probably only saw a total of 5 techs, but at least 40 of the Geonosian sets (they were packed 3:1 ratio of Geonosians to Rebels).

:wink:

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:29 am
by DarthEddie
^
I'm strongly debating it, even at the new higher price. We'll see if I can find any more 2012 figures first. If I can't score any more for a little while I might grab the Yavin Cart just to have something relatively new.

Re: 2012 Deluxe Line

PostPosted:Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:57 am
by Orangepeace
YAK_Chewie wrote:Just when Hasbro has a chance to finally give us a good helmet for phase 2 removable helmet clones...

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Over-sized again... I guess there's no reason to be surprised.

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Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:31 pm
by YAK_Chewie
Yep - what a letdown... especially when you consider that these are being listed for $19.99... that is a ripoff for repacks. Remember when we got five figures for that price in a Battle Pack just a few years ago? If these were all new mini rigs with new figures, then I could stomach it... but this is just sad... nothing is really new at all with these!

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Thanks to combajedi for pointing out that TRU has these listed... they also show them as "in-stock" and ready to ship... maybe TRU will break the street date and get this stuff out as soon as they can. If they do, who can blame them?

:wink:

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:54 pm
by DarthEddie
I've reconsidered these new mini-vehicles. I'm skipping all four. They cost way too much at $19.99 a pop, and after I spent so long avoiding the TRU-exclusive Yavin Tech with Cart because he was $17.99 it'd make no sense for me to buy one or more of these things, especially since I already own two 3-3/4" scale Sith Speeders from past releases, two STAPs with Droids and a couple of BARC Speeder Bikes. Aside from the packaging there's just nothing in these for me, and I'm not spending twenty bucks or more on a cool box.

Sorry. Hasbro can keep these. :roll:

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:54 pm
by drod26
wow.. didnt know these were all repacks.. :shock:

does anyone have a link to kenobis naboo royal ship?

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:57 pm
by DarthEddie
The Naboo Royal Ship is the only one of those vehicles I don't already have, and it just isn't worth getting for that price. Hasbro is overcharging by a country mile for these sets and they probably know it. If the sets were under fifteen bucks a pop I might bite on the Naboo Ship and Obi-Wan...but for twenty and up with tax it's no longer a proposition for me.

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:29 pm
by YAK_Chewie
drod26 wrote:wow.. didnt know these were all repacks.. :shock:

does anyone have a link to kenobis naboo royal ship?


Star Wars Class I Fleet Vehicles - Naboo Royal Fighter 1

As for all being repacks, it looks like Wave 2 will have some new stuff... but not much.

:wink:

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:41 am
by DarthEddie
The pictures of the Wave 2 vehicles seem to have been pulled for some reason. Refresh my memory...which vehicles are supposed to be in Wave 2 again? You mentioned at least SOME new product. I think it'd be cool if other Prequel and OT vehicles like the Count Dooku Swoop Bike and the JEDI Speeder Bike were retouched, updated and put out again with really good figures of Dooku and the Biker Scout(with green foliage stains and dirt apps).

Re: 2012 Class I (Deluxe) Fleet Vehicles

PostPosted:Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:12 am
by YAK_Jayson
There hasn't been images released for these yet. Scroll down at the above link to see (or at least read) what is in wave 2.

This Wave 2 case sports 4 individually packaged sets (subject to change):
1x Republic Sub with SCUBA Clone Trooper
1x Sith Speeder with Darth Maul (Phantom Menace)
1x Naboo Royal Fighter with Obi-Wan Kenobi
1x Republic Recon Fighter with Anakin Skywalker
(subject to change)