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  • The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

    NEW THREAD!!!


    Originally posted by BuzzedLightyear View Post
    Nice. I picked up Black Guard, Rinzler, Sam Flynn, and Kevin Flynn's lightcycle. They were the only ones left (last four figures) at the Burbank TRU. This property is going to make a lot of money for Disney.
    Pictures please!


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    Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

    I'll try to snap some when I get home. I'm going to stop at TRU on my way to try to pick up the ones I'm missing.

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    • #3
      Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

      I went to Burbank TRU around 4:30pm and picked up a lone kevin flynn lightcycle as well. (it's the white one) for $14.99. I asked if they had any more and they said that was it.

      I also picked up the Robot Chicken Robot w/ Dryer figure set for $12.99. Ever since I saw that skit, I wanted a humping robot action figure!


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        Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

        OH yah, im a bit behind in posting my Clone Wars figures so here's my latest ones:

        Ahsoka



        She comes with Jabba's son or whatever







        And Aurra Sing








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        • #5
          Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

          Thanks for the MOTUC Whiplash, Coheteboy!

          I got these yesterday from Walmart



          I had a gift card so I decided to use it on Human Alliance Sideswipe. 6" Mark V and McFarlane Playmakers Tony Romo were impulse purchases.

          Also picked up some of the Tron Legacy diecasts today. I just couldn't pass up that Recognizer! photos to come...

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          • #6
            Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

            Here we go - Tron Legacy diecasts. Consider how much Star Wars titaniums were, I'm surprised these were only $3.99. That makes it all the more likelier I'll get them all!







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              Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

              Ahh seeing the diecast makes me want them in figure size. I know were getting the light runner, but a full recognized and clus ship would be nice.

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                just got the Mcdonalds Prince charming and Hansel dolls..
                may not keep them. and sell them with 70+ other sealed toys
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                • #9
                  Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                  I opened up Tron Legacy Rinzler and he is just as great a figure as the Black Guard.

                  I have to admit that I'm not too sure if this line will do well. Collectors alone won't make it a successful line as kids need to buy the product as well. However, there's obviously no nostalgic pull for them and so it might just be another toy line of guys in high tech suits, just like Iron Man 2 figures. Which do not sell all that well.

                  I may want more Rinzlers to use as Daft Punk figures.

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                    Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                    Originally posted by BuzzedLightyear View Post
                    Ahh seeing the diecast makes me want them in figure size. I know were getting the light runner, but a full recognized and clus ship would be nice.
                    Properly scaled Recognizer???

                    It's probably not going to happen.

                    That diecast is really nice, btw. The translucent orange parts are plastic obviously but the rest of the body is diecast metal and it feels quite heavy.

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                    • #11
                      Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                      Originally posted by brand42 View Post
                      Properly scaled Recognizer???

                      It's probably not going to happen.

                      That diecast is really nice, btw. The translucent orange parts are plastic obviously but the rest of the body is diecast metal and it feels quite heavy.


                      I asked Spin Masters. No on the Recognizer. The toys would have to sell AMAZINGLY WELL for it to be made, and even then, won't be for awhile.

                      If the Legacy toys do very well, they will have plans to do the vintage movie toys and THEN after that, a Recognizer might happen. More likely it would happen if there's a sequel to Tron Legacy.


                      It's often rare for movie toys to do that well past the release of the film. Transformers can do it because there's already a built-in following of transforming robot toys. G.I.Joe Rise of Cobra didn't have the same fortune.



                      And those die cast look awesome! $3.99 is about right because the SDCC exclusive light cycle was $5.


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                      • #12
                        Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                        Masterpiece Grimlock is finally mine!

                        Now I'm off the hook for not buying him at SDCC though worst case scenario, I could have bought the import version.

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                        • #13
                          Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                          Well hopefully they do well. I need a Tron army.

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                            Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                            Originally posted by brand42 View Post
                            Masterpiece Grimlock is finally mine!

                            Now I'm off the hook for not buying him at SDCC though worst case scenario, I could have bought the import version.

                            I am hear that the Rodimus Prime one that Hasbro will do will not come with his trailer. He may come with his Targetmaster Firebolt exspet. Not to sure if I want Rodimus or Hot Rod if it is going to be him with his Targetmaster. So if this is ture maybe u better get the Japan's verison when he comes out.
                            To my respect from a Dodger fan.



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                            • #15
                              Re: The Recent Toy Acquisition(s) Thread II

                              I'd rather have Hot Rod than Rodimus.

                              Anyhow, MP Grimlock is really awesome!!!!

                              Coheteboy and Capt. Hook had a few photos of theirs so I'll have to see if I can come up with something creative.

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