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Rod
06-18-2006, 01:01 AM
Finaly, we get the E2 Clone Trooper Bust-Ups that Gentle Giant has been teasing us with for years.....

Thanks to Nick from THEJAWA.COM and Jeff from JEDIDEFENDER.COM for the heads up.

With the different arms, we are talking a possible total of 20 different E2 Clone bust-ups.

Here's their write-up:
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Contained all in one collection, four different versions of the infamous Clone Trooper squad members featured in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. Each Clone Trooper comes with eight different accessories that can create five different poses. Comes in a handsome display window box.

[/QUOTE]

And you can pre-order them here (http://www.shopafx.com/stwacltrbu4.html)

Here are some pics:
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/thumbs/actionfigurexpress_1903_13627907.jpg (http://forum.rebelscum.com/imagepopup.php?imagename=http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/actionfigurexpress_1903_13627907.jpg)
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/thumbs/actionfigurexpress_1903_12548344.jpg (http://forum.rebelscum.com/imagepopup.php?imagename=http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/actionfigurexpress_1903_12548344.jpg)
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/thumbs/actionfigurexpress_1903_12428024.jpg (http://forum.rebelscum.com/imagepopup.php?imagename=http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/actionfigurexpress_1903_12428024.jpg)
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/thumbs/actionfigurexpress_1903_12662173.jpg (http://forum.rebelscum.com/imagepopup.php?imagename=http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/actionfigurexpress_1903_12662173.jpg)
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/thumbs/actionfigurexpress_1903_12772984.jpg (http://forum.rebelscum.com/imagepopup.php?imagename=http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/actionfigurexpress_1903_12772984.jpg)

BlueSnaggletooth
06-18-2006, 01:09 AM
Damn, that's gonna be sweet. Seems like there'll be a random "chase" figure, ala Gree in the ROTS Army Builder Pack or Blackhole Stormie in the Stormtrooper set...anyone wanna venture a guess who it'll be? I'll take a stab at it and say the Clone Pilot.

Anyway, I'll be buying a couple sets of these things. The '04 Toy Fair Clone Bust-up needs some companions here on the display shelf...

Snags

grendel_prime
06-18-2006, 09:26 AM
To bad the S&H from AFX is almost as much as the set of clones. I'm going to wait and see who else gets these before ordering them.

JediJimmie
06-18-2006, 11:27 AM
Yeah, it came to $27-something for me after adding shipping. I'll hold out to get these somewhere else, too. Nice looking set, though. I'm sure I'll pick up 3 or 4 (or 10) of these over time. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

GGC
06-18-2006, 11:32 AM
So to get all 5 configurations you need to buy five sets! I too will wait and see who else gets them.

Big_Matt
06-18-2006, 01:53 PM
This is great news. GG has been teasing us with these long enough.



Damn, that's gonna be sweet. Seems like there'll be a random "chase" figure, ala Gree in the ROTS Army Builder Pack or Blackhole Stormie in the Stormtrooper set...anyone wanna venture a guess who it'll be? I'll take a stab at it and say the Clone Pilot.



I'd say you're right, or else the Green Clone(I can't seem to remember his rank right now).

MLBFan24
06-18-2006, 09:29 PM
looks like the Clone Wars set and this set are on my wish list now

I am shying away from the 3.75 main figure line and collecting these now

jediriccan
06-19-2006, 09:53 AM
Awesome, I can't wait for these since I missed all the reg busts of them....

CaptainCargo
06-19-2006, 10:32 AM
Yeah these guys are welcome and well overdue!!! Glad I never found a blue promo one to buy!!

Jedi_Adrian
06-19-2006, 01:27 PM
Shipping stays the same if you order mutiples packs.

Any one know of a coupon for them?

SithAboveAll
06-19-2006, 01:41 PM
ordered from nside

Sentinel
06-19-2006, 01:55 PM
Finally! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

Jedi_Adrian
06-19-2006, 02:18 PM
I don't know about you, but I am getting the same quotes for shipping.

JoshEEE
06-19-2006, 02:23 PM
The shipping and handling was too expensive at AFX. I think I'll wait a bit to see where else these pop up.

If they announce a variant to this line, I assume that's just going to be another hole in my collection. Never found the Gree, never found the Blackhole stormies.

SithAboveAll
06-19-2006, 02:26 PM
so whats the release date?

sithcommeth
06-19-2006, 02:31 PM
ordered from nside



Looks like November 06
got mine in also with northside

Jedi_Adrian
06-19-2006, 03:00 PM
The shipping and handling was too expensive at AFX.



Really? I am seeing the same shipping between NS and AFX, any one get different?

FU_obiwan
06-19-2006, 03:08 PM
it's a freakin miracle wait there's 5 variants on each one? it's a freakin curse

Word_Weaver
06-19-2006, 03:32 PM
Not 5 variants for each one- They each come with enough interchangeable parts to make 5 different versions with one Bust-Up. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

BlueSnaggletooth
06-19-2006, 07:39 PM
Just ordered 4 sets from Entertainment Earth. No shipping charge since I can just drive over there and pick them up.

Looks like the "chase" variant will indeed be...the GREEN CLONE SERGEANT (see pic from Toy Fair):

http://www.rebelscum.com/TF2006/tf06-GGSbustups/image5.asp

Snags

Rod
06-19-2006, 11:40 PM
That's just speculation right now...right? I didn't think this had been confirmed.

I agree....it is the most likely chase, like the Blackhole and Gree. I just don't like to get my hopes up until I hear for sure.

Also, I can't wait till these get here....might try to get some extra white ones to see if the arm sockets have been changed to match up with the E3 Clone ones...the possibilities are endless

Rod

Slave_1
06-20-2006, 03:54 AM
Just ordered 4 sets from Entertainment Earth. No shipping charge since I can just drive over there and pick them up.

Looks like the "chase" variant will indeed be...the GREEN CLONE SERGEANT (see pic from Toy Fair):

http://www.rebelscum.com/TF2006/tf06-GGSbustups/image5.asp

Snags




I just hate that color green on the bust. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

darthfloyd
06-20-2006, 05:27 AM
just wait til sws has the battle damaged set up...

So wait, they come with 8 arms total? I'm kinda missing this whole thing.

grendel_prime
06-20-2006, 07:47 AM
Just ordered 2 sets from EE... SHEESH! I have about a dozen things on pre-order now!

chicanodom
06-20-2006, 10:10 AM
Just ordered 4 sets from Entertainment Earth. No shipping charge since I can just drive over there and pick them up.

Looks like the "chase" variant will indeed be...the GREEN CLONE SERGEANT (see pic from Toy Fair):

http://www.rebelscum.com/TF2006/tf06-GGSbustups/image5.asp

Snags



I think the green will work fine, however I do hope they are a bit more plentiful than the Grees. I don't want to have to spend $120 on six sets and get one or even no green version. All I want is the chance to own 1 of each color (white, red, blue, yellow and green). I think the clone pilot idea is pretty good though too.

Jedi_Adrian
06-20-2006, 10:49 AM
I am kind of blind, can't see to find them on EE. Can anyone post the bust up set preorder link to EE?

grendel_prime
06-20-2006, 10:56 AM
I am kind of blind, can't see to find them on EE. Can anyone post the bust up set preorder link to EE?



Here ya go: EE AOTC Bust-ups (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=GE9103)

DarthDavid13
06-20-2006, 12:02 PM
Sweet!

Ordered 4 sets from afx.com, however, I'm considering upping it to at least 5 (since there are 5 variations of the clones), hopefully SWS.com will make a battle-damaged version of these like the ROTS clones

SithAboveAll
06-20-2006, 07:57 PM
Just ordered 2 sets from EE... SHEESH! I have about a dozen things on pre-order now!



feel lucky thats all you have... http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

GGC
06-20-2006, 11:54 PM
Andrews has them at $17.88 now and Razors had a five pack for $79 as well. I also think they chase will be the green clone, since we saw him already, but who knows. Hopefully we will find out before they ship out. My Wave 6 case should be here this week, hopefully I score both chases. Has anyone cracked a case yet to know how it breaks down?

Nash
06-21-2006, 03:23 AM
I got a couple of questions guys.

For the ROTS Clone bust ups pack, are the boxes really sealed so no one can tamper with it and inspect them for the chase figures before hand? Or are they easily opened and inspectable?

Secondly, how rare is the Comm Gree bust up chase and is that the only chase figure for the ROTS pack?

Thirdly, where can i buy some ROTS clone bust-ups packs for a good price besides ebay?

Thank u.
-chad

GGC
06-21-2006, 09:24 AM
I got a couple of questions guys.

For the ROTS Clone bust ups pack, are the boxes really sealed so no one can tamper with it and inspect them for the chase figures before hand? Or are they easily opened and inspectable?

Secondly, how rare is the Comm Gree bust up chase and is that the only chase figure for the ROTS pack?

Thirdly, where can i buy some ROTS clone bust-ups packs for a good price besides ebay?

Thank u.
-chad



1- They were taped shut on both sides which is why I only got one set on ebay because I believe some sellers on ebay would open them and check for Gree and re-seal them, thats why for these I am going with a trusted and long time e-store that I know will pull right from a case. Most of my beliefs came true when a month or so later, the same sellers that sold 30 sets then had 3 or 4 grees up alone.

2- Gree is the only chase clone but there are two versions, short saber and long saber. There are alao a Variants of each clone (dirty and clean)

3- If you are looking to pull a Gree I would not hit ebay, as I would assume most of them will be gree-less, if you are just looking for the other guys in the 4 pack ebay will probally be the cheapest way or check when etailers send out newsletters.

BlueSnaggletooth
06-21-2006, 02:03 PM
Entertainment Earth still has the ROTS army builders in stock for $20 each.

Snags

Nash
06-21-2006, 06:34 PM
Entertainment Earth still has the ROTS army builders in stock for $20 each.

Snags



are those the battle damaged 4 pack? any idea where i could get those?

BlueSnaggletooth
06-22-2006, 12:16 AM
Entertainment Earth still has the ROTS army builders in stock for $20 each.

Snags



are those the battle damaged 4 pack? any idea where i could get those?



Those were the SWShop exclusive version. They still pop up there from time to time. If I see them show up again, I'll shoot you a PM.

Snags

laststormtrooper
06-22-2006, 11:05 PM
They are up on starwarsshop The aotc clones
starwarsshop.com (http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405341;category_id=310;pcid 1=;pcid2=)

Nash
06-22-2006, 11:44 PM
They are up on starwarsshop
starwarsshop.com (http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405341;category_id=310;pcid 1=;pcid2=)



Those are the AOTC ones. we were refering to the ROTS ones.

K_M_Toydarian
06-23-2006, 05:01 AM
They are up on starwarsshop
starwarsshop.com (http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405341;category_id=310;pcid 1=;pcid2=)



Those are the AOTC ones. we were refering to the ROTS ones.


I think he's referring to the AOTC set in general, per the thread topic, not the previous post.
Problem with the damaged ROTS set I had was there was never anything else I wanted from SWShop at the same time they were available to offset shipping, so I never got it. Too many preorders mean separate shipping every time, and I gotta conserve! No Gree for you!

laststormtrooper
06-23-2006, 11:21 AM
I was talking about the aotc sorry if i did not make it look like it.

deathstar1000
06-30-2006, 03:22 PM
SWS now has them Battle Damaged!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

Battle Damaged (http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405377;category_id=336;pcid 1=;pcid2=)

DarthDavid13
06-30-2006, 03:29 PM
Awesome, now have 4 Battle-Damaged and 4 Regular sets on preorder!

BlueSnaggletooth
06-30-2006, 03:34 PM
Just ordered 2 Battle Damaged sets. Sweet!

Snags

BlueSnaggletooth
07-05-2006, 10:47 PM
Looks like the "chase" variant will indeed be...the GREEN CLONE SERGEANT (see pic from Toy Fair):

http://www.rebelscum.com/TF2006/tf06-GGSbustups/image5.asp

Snags



The Great Blue Snags has spoken, so it shall be:

http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405377

Snags

clonewars18
07-05-2006, 11:12 PM
I just pre ordered 2 sets! thanks for the link.

Jedi_Adrian
07-06-2006, 09:14 AM
oooohhhh snap...battle damaged...oh man what to get... what to get....

Ed_N
07-06-2006, 09:59 AM
I just pre ordered 2 sets! thanks for the link.



Same here. Thanks!! (thumbs up)

Jedi_Adrian
07-07-2006, 09:15 AM
Broke down and order 3 damaged and 2 normal sets from SWShop.

can't wait.

clonewars18
07-07-2006, 05:34 PM
I ordered 2 BD sets. I will be waiting for the normal sets to get them from somewhere else, they will most likley drop in price like the ROTS sets I got for $12 each.

BlueSnaggletooth
07-09-2006, 01:15 AM
I ordered 2 Battle Damaged sets from SWS and 2 regular sets from EE. I hope I get the Green clone chase...

Snags

laststormtrooper
07-09-2006, 05:45 PM
I am not sure if I am going to be buying these or not. If I do I will probably get the battle damaged set but I am not sure what I want to do. I think if I wait though they will probably sell out and I wont be able to get a set of them.

Jedi_Adrian
07-10-2006, 02:34 PM
that happen me with the ROts clones..waited to long ...and no longer available. this time I preorderd 3 sets

BlueSnaggletooth
07-12-2006, 09:44 AM
Was surfing around SWS.com this morning and saw they had ONE Stormtrooper Army-Builder 3-pack available! Crazy. They must've found one in the back room somewhere. Went ahead and ordered it...got my fingers crossed that the chase BLACKHOLE bust-up is in there!!

I grabbed a screenshot of it (see below). Pretty cool!

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h258/bluesnaggletooth/StormieBust-Ups.jpg

-Snags

DarthDavid13
07-14-2006, 02:33 PM
Dang, missed out on the stormie pack, I've seen that popping up quite a few times in the past year or so and would really like to order another one.

And I now have 12 sets of the AOTC Clone Pack on pre-order

4 regular from AFX (may cancel these if my finances are strained around that time)
4 regular from SWS
4 BD from SWS

Geez, if I get all 12 packs, that's 48 clones!

Have 5 packs of the ROTS clones (3 reg, 2 BD) and those take up enough room as it is, although I guess these are small enough to have them scattered all throughout my collection (in fact, that sounds pretty cool, now just need some battle-droid bust-ups to recreate the Clone Wars as though it is all around the galaxy, or in this case my room)

BlueSnaggletooth
07-14-2006, 08:30 PM
Got my Stormie 3-pack yesterday. No Blackhole Trooper chase in there, unfortunately. Still psyched about getting the Army Builder pack, though!

Snags

Jose_Fiuza
08-22-2006, 06:46 AM
SWS now has them Battle Damaged!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

Battle Damaged (http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405377;category_id=336;pcid 1=;pcid2=)



I have this question: I'm puzzled by the detailed text that accompanies the Star Wars Shop.com (http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405377;category_id=310;pcid 1=;pcid2=) page announcing the (I quote) "4-pack of clone troopers as seen in Episode II", shipping next November.

In it, it is mentioned that Commander Gree is the chase figure:

</font><blockquote><font class="small">Quote:</font>
Please note that pictured above, the 4 standard clones are pictured, as well as the chase figure Commander Gree. Each set only contains 4 distinct clone troopers

[/QUOTE]

Not only is NOT Commander Gree pictured as I didn't know that he had made an appearance on Ep. II (he may have been "there", of course, but not on film). Is this an honest mistake from the SWShop? Are there any photos of the bust-up gree?

FU_obiwan
08-22-2006, 10:56 AM
they just screwed up on the description I think they thought the green clone was Gree

Big_Matt
08-22-2006, 11:35 AM
they just screwed up on the description I think they thought the green clone was Gree



You could be right - you can't really expect the official Star Wars site to know who Commander Gree is, now can you?

Jose_Fiuza
08-22-2006, 12:18 PM
they just screwed up on the description I think they thought the green clone was Gree



You could be right - you can't really expect the official Star Wars site to know who Commander Gree is, now can you?



Whoever posted the photo certainly doesn't seem to know the difference. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Anyway, who has a photo of Comm.-Gree-"the-Bust-Up" for us to look at? To my knowledge we haven't posted it yet on our front page (can you confirm, Dan?).

JayDouble
08-23-2006, 12:55 AM
Anyway, who has a photo of Comm.-Gree-"the-Bust-Up" for us to look at? To my knowledge we haven't posted it yet on our front page (can you confirm, Dan?).



CLONE TROOPER Army Builder Set (http://www.rebelscum.com/ggs06bus5_clonesBD.asp)

Jose_Fiuza
08-23-2006, 06:14 AM
Anyway, who has a photo of Comm.-Gree-"the-Bust-Up" for us to look at? To my knowledge we haven't posted it yet on our front page (can you confirm, Dan?).



CLONE TROOPER Army Builder Set (http://www.rebelscum.com/ggs06bus5_clonesBD.asp)



Thanks (I know that one already). I thought this thread was about the "Clone Trooper Bust-Ups with Battle Damage" with AOTC clones?

That page refers to the "Clone Trooper Army Builder Set (Battle Damaged)" w/ clones from RotS. Do you mean, then, that the chase-Gree from the Ep. II set is the same as on the EPA. III clone set (as seen on our 'Photo Archives' page)?

Booyow
08-23-2006, 10:30 AM
Here ya go:

http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405377

it says the chase Gree is pictured above with the rest, but it is actually a picture of the E2 clone with Green stripes.

So they either got lazy and used the same description as the ROTS Clones set OR Commander Gree was one of the Clones in AOTC with Green markings and by the time ROTS came along he had moved up in rank and got some even greener armor http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

Jose_Fiuza
08-23-2006, 01:02 PM
Here ya go:

http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_id=405377



Know that one too, it's a bit up, on this thread...

Still no real explanation about Comander Gree. are there two versions? Only one for the two sets? What? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

Sorry if I keep insisting, but this is (still) not yet clear to me...

Booyow
08-23-2006, 02:20 PM
OK, there is no Gree with the AOTC set. It's a misprint, they got lazy or just plain goofed up and used the same written discription as the ROTS set. The chase is the Clone with the green stripes, as pictuered in the link that I posted.

The only way to get Gree is with the ROTS set. There are 2 versions of him- one holding a rifle, one aiming a pistol.

Got it? LOL!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

Big_Matt
08-23-2006, 02:23 PM
OK, there is no Gree with the AOTC set. It's a misprint, they got lazy or just plain goofed up and used the same written discription as the ROTS set. The chase is the Clone with the green stripes, as pictuered in the link that I posted.

The only way to get Gree is with the ROTS set. There are 2 versions of him- one holding a rifle, one aiming a pistol.

Got it? LOL!!! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif



And, even though there are both BD and clean sets, there is only one short-rifgled Gree, and one long-rifled Gree, not a clean and a BD of each one.

Winstelz
10-10-2006, 07:10 PM
Those are nice...il have to pick those up!!!

chicanodom
11-14-2006, 03:36 PM
Got an email today from SWShop.com. These have been delayed until November 30th. Hope you can all wait that long!

MaxWedge
11-14-2006, 03:58 PM
Got the same e-mail too. Dang, I need my battle damaged clones!

Big_Matt
11-14-2006, 04:38 PM
Got the same thing. At least it's not another 2 months, like the Chewy, Grievous, and Maul mini-busts seem to be!

Darth_Finger
11-14-2006, 05:18 PM
nooooooooo !

MaxWedge
11-15-2006, 03:26 AM
Got the same thing. At least it's not another 2 months, like the Chewy, Grievous, and Maul mini-busts seem to be!



You said it. Can you believe Grievous went up for pre-order last March! What's up with that?

Big_Matt
11-22-2006, 03:44 PM
I think I figured out why these got pushed back - SWS is have a 10% off sale on all in stock items on 11/27/06. Since these won't be in stock until after then, these aren't subject to the discount.

Jedi_Adrian
11-30-2006, 01:26 PM
any one think its going to ship today from SWS? I am assuming not..

xwing25
11-30-2006, 10:09 PM
i just checked my order and it says the bust ups won't be in stock tell the 30th of Dec now http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

Darth_Finger
11-30-2006, 11:31 PM
30th of dec, what the heck.

xwing25
12-01-2006, 07:13 AM
and now i got an email saying that also so looks like another month to wait

Jedi_Adrian
12-01-2006, 07:31 AM
ha ha I got that one right...oh well heres to another month wait...there goes that christmas gift

NS_Stormtrooper
12-01-2006, 10:50 AM
This is OK with me. December is proving to be a very expensive month for me http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

stewbacca
12-01-2006, 11:03 AM
Well they were a combo with my RC maquette- so I will gladly wait until after christmas for them to charge my card.

Jedi_Adrian
12-01-2006, 03:54 PM
This is OK with me. December is proving to be a very expensive month for me http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



You can say that again brother.

brewser
12-31-2006, 12:45 AM
Did anyone get any shipping notices?

Jedi_Adrian
12-31-2006, 05:37 PM
nope...hee hee hee. SWS does it again

BlueSnaggletooth
01-01-2007, 03:47 PM
Another beatdown from SWS. Happy New Year!

-Snags

xwing25
01-02-2007, 08:07 PM
just checked my order and they changed to ship date to the 25th of Jan now so we wait some more

Big_Matt
01-03-2007, 11:18 AM
Just received the emial confirming the new ship date.

Jedi_Adrian
01-03-2007, 11:56 AM
ha ha I just love sws...really guys why did we pre order? some one remind me again...

MaxWedge
01-03-2007, 12:49 PM
ha ha I just love sws...really guys why did we pre order? some one remind me again...



Because we like to get email? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

brewser
01-03-2007, 09:32 PM
why does the GG website report them as being released? AOTC bust ups (https://www.gentlegiantltd.com/catalog/product/detail/139) http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/confused.gif

Jedi_Adrian
01-05-2007, 11:24 AM
ya whats up with that!

brewser
01-24-2007, 06:40 PM
What is the over/under that these actually start shipping tomorrow? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

SithAboveAll
01-25-2007, 09:23 AM
not likely, lol.

Jedi_Adrian
01-25-2007, 12:04 PM
LOL agreed. I will be very suprised if they do!

BlueSnaggletooth
01-25-2007, 04:15 PM
The chances are Slim and None - and I think Slim just left town...

Snags

SithAboveAll
01-26-2007, 03:29 PM
None says he'll hang around for a while...

BlueSnaggletooth
01-26-2007, 06:51 PM
None says he'll hang around for a while...



http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

-Snags

Barry
01-27-2007, 04:24 PM
The Clones are shipping from Diamond Comics to comic stores this coming Wednesday (January 31st)! Finally!

BlueSnaggletooth
01-29-2007, 06:24 PM
Sweet!

-Snags

Jedi_Adrian
01-29-2007, 11:03 PM
soooo my local shop will get them before SWShop...yah that sounds about right...

MaxWedge
01-30-2007, 02:07 PM
Just got the email from SWS.com about the Battle Damaged version. Delayed until February 23! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/mad.gif

"Due to an unexpected delay by the vendor, the scheduled shipping date of the following pre-order item(s) has changed, the new ship date is as follows:

SWGGAOTCBUD Exclusive Attack of the Clones Trooper Bust-Ups with Battle Damage - Ships Feb 23"

BlueSnaggletooth
01-30-2007, 02:15 PM
Just got the email from SWS.com about the Battle Damaged version. Delayed until February 23! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/mad.gif

"Due to an unexpected delay by the vendor, the scheduled shipping date of the following pre-order item(s) has changed, the new ship date is as follows:

SWGGAOTCBUD Exclusive Attack of the Clones Trooper Bust-Ups with Battle Damage - Ships Feb 23"




ANOTHER swerve by GG and SWS! Unbelievable.

-Snags

MaxWedge
01-30-2007, 02:20 PM
Yep, from December 30th to January 25th to February 23rd to....

Usually you can add a month to whatever GG estimates. Looks like we need to add two months to whatever SWS estimates. Man, if I missed deadlines like this in my job, I wouldn't have any income to collect GG!

FU_obiwan
01-30-2007, 03:32 PM
yes this has gotten completely out of hand

brewser
01-30-2007, 08:36 PM
Just got the email from SWS.com about the Battle Damaged version. Delayed until February 23! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/mad.gif

"Due to an unexpected delay by the vendor, the scheduled shipping date of the following pre-order item(s) has changed, the new ship date is as follows:

SWGGAOTCBUD Exclusive Attack of the Clones Trooper Bust-Ups with Battle Damage - Ships Feb 23"




http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

Big_Matt
01-31-2007, 04:48 PM
Found the clean version at my LCS today. While I didn't get any chase pieces, I did notice that there is a paint difference between the Toyfair Blue Clone Bust-up and the Blue Clone in this set:

TOYFAIR VERSION

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c35/big56matt/clonenopaint.jpg

BOXED SET VERSION

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c35/big56matt/boxedclone.jpg

MaxWedge
01-31-2007, 06:38 PM
So on the new one the blue paint extends below the "frown" is the main difference?

BlueSnaggletooth
01-31-2007, 07:12 PM
Both dirty and clean sets on SWS.com now have an UPDATED shipping date of Feb 6! Much better.

-Snags

Big_Matt
02-01-2007, 10:19 AM
So on the new one the blue paint extends below the "frown" is the main difference?



That's all that I noticed. The arm included in the new set even make it possible to pose him exactly like the TF version.

Jedi_Adrian
02-01-2007, 10:47 AM
hey big matt do you have a pict of the box?

BlueSnaggletooth
02-01-2007, 01:03 PM
Bought the only set I could find in LA last night. No variant. Pretty cool set, though.

-Snags

hckyang
02-01-2007, 01:42 PM
what are the variants on these?

BlueSnaggletooth
02-01-2007, 01:50 PM
what are the variants on these?



I believe the variant is the Green Clone Sergeant.

-Snags

Big_Matt
02-01-2007, 02:00 PM
what are the variants on these?



I believe the variant is the Green Clone Sergeant.

-Snags



I've heard the same thing, but have yet to see a pic.

Naptownsithlord
02-01-2007, 02:35 PM
Bought the only set I could find in LA last night. No variant. Pretty cool set, though.

-Snags



hey snaggs whats the price on the set?
is it boxed like the rots clones with the gree chase?

BlueSnaggletooth
02-01-2007, 06:45 PM
Bought the only set I could find in LA last night. No variant. Pretty cool set, though.

-Snags



hey snaggs whats the price on the set?
is it boxed like the rots clones with the gree chase?



Jake,

It's priced at $19.99. They're boxed exactly like the ROTS 4-pack was - there's a window where one of the troopers (mine was the blue one) is featured.

Once you open the package, there's another box inside containing the three other clones in baggies. The ROTS version box was camo with the "Where's Gree?" text on it - The AOTC version box has a stars/space theme.

No reports of a variant yet. I always have my best luck getting variants from the SWS-exclusive packs, so I've got my fingers crossed for next week when they ship (ordered 4 packs).

Snags

Rod
02-02-2007, 11:25 PM
I am suprised we have not heard of variants showing up yet.....I figured surely by now we'd have at least heard of it.....mmmmmmm

LordDennis
02-03-2007, 11:32 PM
Gentle Giant Attack of the Clones Bust-Ups Set

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b24/dennispc/New%20Hauls/S5001993.jpg

Still No Time to Assemble. No Variant Though, Already Checked.

BlueSnaggletooth
02-04-2007, 01:50 AM
Bought two more sets today. Still no variant.

Snags

Naptownsithlord
02-04-2007, 12:46 PM
i hope this is not signs to come.
i was never able to find the gree chase and hopefully this variant will be more available.

Naptownsithlord
02-04-2007, 05:14 PM
i just bought a set but after thinking about it i don't believe this is the set with the variant.
someone correct me if i'm wrong but i believe the battle damaged versions are the set with the variant.
i wanted this set anyway so it's not a total loss.

Big_Matt
02-05-2007, 10:18 AM
The variants should be available in both the clean and BD packs - at least it was for Gree (mine was in a clean set, a few others found him in the BD set). I'm just hoping that there aren't 2 versions of the variant - clean and BD!

BlueSnaggletooth
02-05-2007, 12:47 PM
Can't believe no one found the variant yet. None on Ebay either.

-Snags

Naptownsithlord
02-05-2007, 01:55 PM
The variants should be available in both the clean and BD packs - at least it was for Gree (mine was in a clean set, a few others found him in the BD set). I'm just hoping that there aren't 2 versions of the variant - clean and BD!



If you read the description on SWS.com it only lists the variant with the BD set not the clean set.
I guess we will have to wait and see what shows up.

Big_Matt
02-05-2007, 02:51 PM
The variants should be available in both the clean and BD packs - at least it was for Gree (mine was in a clean set, a few others found him in the BD set). I'm just hoping that there aren't 2 versions of the variant - clean and BD!



If you read the description on SWS.com it only lists the variant with the BD set not the clean set.
I guess we will have to wait and see what shows up.



And it also says that Gree is the variant, so I wouldn't trust them on this! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

MaxWedge
02-05-2007, 09:55 PM
I sent the following to GG today:

"I have a question about the newest Star Wars Bust-ups, the Attack of the Clones Clone Trooper Box Set. Are they're any variant or chase items in this line? If so, what are they, and are they available in both the regular retail version and the Star Wars Shop.com exclusive Battled Damaged set?"

Here is their reply (back in under 3 hours http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/shocked.gif):

"Thank you for your inquiry. Both sets do not have any chase pieces."

Now the only mystery is why on SWS.com does the photos of the regular version show 4 clones (blue/red/yellow/white) and the battle damaged version show 5 clones (blue/red/yellow/white/green)?

Naptownsithlord
02-05-2007, 10:19 PM
I sent the following to GG today:

"I have a question about the newest Star Wars Bust-ups, the Attack of the Clones Clone Trooper Box Set. Are they're any variant or chase items in this line? If so, what are they, and are they available in both the regular retail version and the Star Wars Shop.com exclusive Battled Damaged set?"

Here is their reply (back in under 3 hours http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/shocked.gif):

"Thank you for your inquiry. Both sets do not have any chase pieces."

Now the only mystery is why on SWS.com does the photos of the regular version show 4 clones (blue/red/yellow/white) and the battle damaged version show 5 clones (blue/red/yellow/white/green)?



someone at sws needs to get their head out of their *****.

DarthJaq
02-05-2007, 11:25 PM
would be nice if the SWS ones came with the green because he was an exclusive a few years ago. maybe an extra clone in the box?

BlueSnaggletooth
02-06-2007, 12:47 AM
I remember seeing photos from last years Toy Fair and there was definitely a green clone bust-up in the photos with the red, white, yellow and blue ones.

Snags

Big_Matt
02-06-2007, 10:47 AM
My CC has FINALLY been charged for both sets from SWS!

BlueSnaggletooth
02-06-2007, 11:52 AM
My CC has FINALLY been charged for both sets from SWS!



Mine was charged as well. W00t!

-Snags

hckyang
02-07-2007, 12:22 PM
got my shipping notice from SWS.com...should arrive tomorrow. sweet!!

MaxWedge
02-07-2007, 12:46 PM
Mine 2 SWS BD sets arrive Friday. Hopefully we can solve the green clone mystery soon!

BlueSnaggletooth
02-07-2007, 01:07 PM
No shipping notice for me yet. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif
-Snags

grendel_prime
02-07-2007, 01:08 PM
got my shipping notice... should be here Saturday it says... does Fedex deliver on saturdays?

dyetye
02-07-2007, 01:37 PM
got my shipping notice... should be here Saturday it says... does Fedex deliver on saturdays?



yes

grendel_prime
02-07-2007, 02:32 PM
got my shipping notice... should be here Saturday it says... does Fedex deliver on saturdays?



yes



Excellent... couldn't remember if they did or not. Thanks!

DarthJaq
02-08-2007, 09:37 AM
I got my regular clones from SWS yesterday. FedEx didn't deliver the battle damaged because I wasn't home, but they left the regular ones on the porch. Their logic astounds me.

chicanodom
02-08-2007, 12:14 PM
well, mine arrived yesterday and not a green variant in any of them. I got three battle damaged and two of the clean versions. Not very happy at all. I read that there would be a variant. I think I will be returning 4 of the 5 and should get full refunds for all. SWShop's refund policy allows for full refunds if the item is not as described. Since the description indicated a "Gree" chase figure and these are not inserted into these packs, that is not as described and should be eligible for a full shipping refund as well. Believe me, I would have purchased one of each only if I knew there was no variant.

BlueSnaggletooth
02-08-2007, 12:47 PM
well, mine arrived yesterday and not a green variant in any of them. I got three battle damaged and two of the clean versions. Not very happy at all. I read that there would be a variant. I think I will be returning 4 of the 5 and should get full refunds for all. SWShop's refund policy allows for full refunds if the item is not as described. Since the description indicated a "Gree" chase figure and these are not inserted into these packs, that is not as described and should be eligible for a full shipping refund as well. Believe me, I would have purchased one of each only if I knew there was no variant.



Not good. I ordered four Battle Damaged sets (should be here later today)...there BETTER be a green clone in one of them or three of them are going back to SWS.

-Snags

BlueSnaggletooth
02-08-2007, 12:48 PM
I got my regular clones from SWS yesterday. FedEx didn't deliver the battle damaged because I wasn't home, but they left the regular ones on the porch. Their logic astounds me.



Any variants, Jaq?

-Snags

chicanodom
02-08-2007, 12:56 PM
Not good. I ordered four Battle Damaged sets (should be here later today)...there BETTER be a green clone in one of them or three of them are going back to SWS.

-Snags



Keep us posted!

DarthJaq
02-08-2007, 01:17 PM
I got my regular clones from SWS yesterday. FedEx didn't deliver the battle damaged because I wasn't home, but they left the regular ones on the porch. Their logic astounds me.



Any variants, Jaq?

-Snags



No sir. I have one more chance with my battle damaged that should be showing up today. I have yet to get a variant in a troop builder box. Be nice to get one.

BlueSnaggletooth
02-08-2007, 02:50 PM
My tracking says they were delivered a few hours ago. I'll be posting when I get home from work tonight.

-Snags

BlueSnaggletooth
02-08-2007, 04:02 PM
Just opened my four Battle Damage sets from SWS - NO variants. Nothing about variants written on the outer box either.

-Snags

chicanodom
02-08-2007, 05:04 PM
Just opened my four Battle Damage sets from SWS - NO variants. Nothing about variants written on the outer box either.

-Snags



Ok, we are going to have a serious problem on our hands. I don't think there will ever be more returns in one week if someone does not claim a variant in either set. SWShop.com may be issuing a ton of credits soon.

Maybe we are overlooking the possibility that the green clone variant is 1 in 1,000 cases?! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

MaxWedge
02-08-2007, 05:05 PM
Couldn't wait and ran home early, eh? Don't blame ya.

I'll be opening 2 packs tomorrow night, but it's starting to look like maybe GG Customer Service was right when they told me no variants in either clean or BD sets.

So where will we get the green clone Sgt that was shown at TF last year? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/confused.gif

BlueSnaggletooth
02-08-2007, 05:39 PM
I just posted about this on GG's Blog, so hopefully we'll hear something soon...

Snags

DarthJaq
02-08-2007, 08:30 PM
Got my BD AOTC from SWS. no green http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

thematrixatenemo
02-08-2007, 08:31 PM
I too got 4 packages in hope of getting a now non-existant variant. What is everyone going to write in a complain email required to get a return tag from SWS? I don't want to mess things up but I am going to return it. I was going to say that they had an incorrect item description and I am not satisfied. Is that enought? Opinions are helpful.

Phil

MaxWedge
02-09-2007, 12:23 AM
SWS.com return policy:

"Your complete satisfaction is our goal at StarWarsShop.com. If you are unhappy with your purchase, you may return it to us within 30 days of receipt for replacement, exchange, or refund. Shipping charges will only be refunded if the return was due to a mistake on our part, like if you ordered a large shirt and we accidentally shipped you small, otherwise, shipping fees will not be refunded. To return an item, please pack it carefully and send it back to us using the peel-off return address label attached to your order's packing slip. Please use a carrier that provides a tracking number, such as Fed Ex or UPS, to return the item to us. Please include a copy of the packing slip and write the reason for the return, and how you would like us to handle the return, on the back of this copy. For example, you should let us know whether you want a replacement for a damaged item, an exchange for a different size, or a refund."

The return reason is simply "item not as described" because the SWS listing states:

"Please note that pictured above, the 4 standard clones are pictured, as well as the chase figure Commander Gree. Each set only contains 4 distinct clone troopers."

Now according to the email I received from GG this is incorrect. It would be nice to see Amanda respond to Snags' blog post question, but with Toy Fair this weekend, that's probably not gonna happen soon.

I don't think SWS will give anyone grief over the return. The fight will be getting them to reimburse shipping costs both ways.

Slave_1
02-09-2007, 09:11 PM
Got word today that Clone Trooper Bust-Ups 4-Pack (clean) has shipped from AFX.

MaxWedge
02-10-2007, 04:48 AM
Got my BD AOTC from SWS. no green http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif



Got two boxes of the same from SWS tonight, no green. Over on GGC a guy posted he bought 10 BD boxes and no green. So from what I've heard reported, that makes about 30 boxes delivered and no green clone. And none on eBay http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

Pellaeon
02-10-2007, 09:40 PM
1 Box of BD, no green for me either http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

jedigrant
02-10-2007, 11:38 PM
You can add 4 more boxes to that tally. I just got 4 BD sets and no green trooper. If there is no chase, I'm going to be super PO'd.

NS_Stormtrooper
02-11-2007, 10:45 AM
I opened two boxes without any green Clonetroopers but I've NEVER had any luck getting a chase figure from the armybuilder packs anyway. I do, however, like the fact that each Clonetrooper comes with multiple arms in each pack - there's five configurations per Clone!

BlueSnaggletooth
02-11-2007, 05:10 PM
Mark over at Yodasnews has confirmed with GG that there is indeed NO variant.

-Snags

Rod
02-12-2007, 08:48 AM
Mark over at Yodasnews has confirmed with GG that there is indeed NO variant.

-Snags



If that is true, everybody who ordered from SWShop should return theirs and ask for a refund. I think that is false advertisement.

If I had, I definitively would. But I bought mine from a local dealer so I am stuck with mine.

Pellaeon
02-12-2007, 10:35 AM
I bought one pack not expecting to get a variant anyway. I bought them for the BD AOTC Clones. I can see people returning these out of principle, but for me to return 1 pack because I never had a chance at a variant seems kinda weak. The folks that bought 4,5,10 packs trying to get one, now I can understand if those folks are a bit pissed.

danikin72
02-12-2007, 02:34 PM
I've 6 boxes coming,If there is no variant than oh well.
I ordered them all to keep one box mint and use the rest for customizing. So I guess most of mine would be "variants" http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif.I'll just paint one green and be done with it.

Jedi_Adrian
02-12-2007, 03:09 PM
just got mine at work bought 5 sets sold one to my neightbor at work and leaving the rest for my brother...really no point if there is no variant. but the 2 open sets I have ..very nice.

chicanodom
02-12-2007, 05:16 PM
I just sent SWShop.com an email requesting a return label for 3 of the 5 sets I ordered. Gave an explanation, even pointed out that the variant is pictured on the item description page. I will keep you all posted for those who may do the same.

chicanodom
02-13-2007, 01:38 PM
Still no response from them. Here is what I sent them:

"I recently purchased a combination of 5 clone trooper bust up packs, including the regular and battle damaged versions. The description of the item indicates a variant chase figure of commander Gree and even shows the green variant under the product description. I bought 5 packs with the hope that I would get at least one of the variants but after speaking to a representative @ Gentle Giant, it has been confirmed that no variant actually exists. If I would have known that a variant was not included as the item states, I would not have purchased 5 of these. It would have been only one of each set. I am asking for a full refund for the 3 extra sets as well as the shipping charge due to the fact that what was advertised was not what was sold. How would I go about proceeding with the return? Thanks in advance for a quick reply."

As I get word, I will pass it along. I am expecting a shipping return label for them. I better not be stuck having to pay for the shipping.

Slave_1
02-15-2007, 04:02 AM
I know I would like to see what they have to say.

chicanodom
02-15-2007, 10:47 AM
Not that I am surprised or anything, but I have not received a response yet. Typical. I will be sending a follow up email today.

GGC
02-17-2007, 01:14 AM
Mark over at Yodasnews has confirmed with GG that there is indeed NO variant.

-Snags



If that is true, everybody who ordered from SWShop should return theirs and ask for a refund. I think that is false advertisement.

If I had, I definitively would. But I bought mine from a local dealer so I am stuck with mine.



I did confirm there is no chase with the set. I also asked is there was a chase with the Clone Wars Box Set and was told there is no chase with that set as well.

Slave_1
02-17-2007, 02:19 AM
Not sure if this has been said yet or not.

Whats really cool is you can pull off the hands on a Hasbro SA clone and put the hand with the binoculars in, it works really well and looks really accurate. And the long riffles with all the detail in them and the size look awesome with the Hasbro ones too.

chicanodom
02-19-2007, 10:52 AM
Well, I sent a second email on Friday and still have not heard from them. I am sure they will not be returning any emails today due to the holiday, so I hope tomorrow will be a little more informative.

JoshEEE
02-19-2007, 01:27 PM
I didn't know there was a chase bust in this package, so I haven't even checked mine yet. Gotta open them up when I get home and verify that I didn't get mine either. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

chicanodom
02-19-2007, 03:42 PM
according to GG, there is no chase figure. SWShop.com states that there is a chase figure, but it has been confirmed that there is none.

Jedi_Adrian
02-20-2007, 07:26 AM
officially NO chase..swshop sucks! oh wait we knew that already.....

chicanodom
02-20-2007, 12:32 PM
well let's just be sure that SWShop wasn't told that there was no exclusive. If GG sold them to that idea, it is GG's fault not SWShop. Don't think that I am defending SWShop because I sent two emails to them regarding this issue and I have not been responded to, so that really pisses me off. Neither look good from this at this point.

thematrixatenemo
02-20-2007, 03:52 PM
I got a reply to my email and I'm getting all of the postage paid for. Heh, I guess I lucked out. Hopefully everyone who emailed them will get a response too.

Phil

MaxWedge
02-20-2007, 05:46 PM
Two sets of the "clean" ones are shipping my way from Razor's Edge today.

Hopefully one of the two boxes has the ultra rare "purple" variant. http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Yes, it's a joke.

BlueSnaggletooth
02-20-2007, 08:46 PM
The battle damaged version has been removed from SWS.com...either it's sold out, or they are changing the description.

-Snags

chicanodom
02-21-2007, 10:50 AM
I got a reply to my email and I'm getting all of the postage paid for. Heh, I guess I lucked out. Hopefully everyone who emailed them will get a response too.

Phil



Wow, I would love to have a response from them. I have yet to receive one after 2 attempts. May I ask what it was you wrote to them? I just want to see if my approach is the reason.

thematrixatenemo
02-21-2007, 03:30 PM
Ironically enought, it was almost exactly what you sent to me. Here's the exact email I sent twice:

Hi I have a problem with my order. I recently purchased a combination of 4 clone trooper bust up packs. The description of the item indicates a variant chase figure of commander Gree and even shows the green variant under the product description. I bought 4 packs with the hope that I would get at least one of the variants but after speaking to a representative at Gentle Giant, it has been confirmed that no variant actually exists. If I would have known that a variant was not included as the item states, I would not have purchased 4 of these.I would have only purchased one set. I am asking for a full refund for the 3 extra sets as well as the shipping charge due to the fact that what was advertised was not what was sold. How would I go about proceeding with the return?

Hope this helps.

Phil

chicanodom
02-21-2007, 04:43 PM
Thanks for your info. As time passes, I am growing more and more tired of SWShop and their customer service. In the past, things seemed to go pretty well but we are coming up on 10 days here with no response after two separate emails. If this continues, with the exception of exclusives, I may take my business elsewhere.

MaxWedge
02-21-2007, 08:19 PM
As time passes, I am growing more and more tired of SWShop and their customer service.



SWShop has customer service?? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

jediriccan
02-22-2007, 04:00 PM
[QUOTE=bluesnaggletooth]
The battle damaged version has been removed from SWS.com...either it's sold out, or they are changing the description.

I just noticed that also after looking to see if it was still there cause I haven't ordered a set yet. I didn't know the bd set was going to go sooo fast. I prefer the dirty ones over the clean anyday....

Tweekem
02-25-2007, 12:18 PM
I must have ordered these a long time ago... just got my set yesterday... I dont want it any longer due to no chase so...
I have a set of clean if anyone wants it. I have not opened it either. PM me.

BlueSnaggletooth
02-25-2007, 01:14 PM
I've got a couple of extra Battle Damaged sets (never opened) if anyone wants 'em for cost, shoot me a PM.

-Snags

chicanodom
02-27-2007, 04:24 PM
Ok, after two attempts (one each week) and no response, I sent out a third and final this afternoon. Here is what it read:

This is the 3rd time I have tried to contact you guys for the same issue. I hope to get a response from you soon. It states that I only need to send the request one time, but the original request went out on February 12, 2007. Here is the original email:

"I recently purchased a combination of 5 clone trooper bust up packs, including the regular and battle damaged versions. The description of the item indicates a variant chase figure of commander Gree and even shows the green variant under the product description. I bought 5 packs with the hope that I would get at least one of the variants but after speaking to a representative @ Gentle Giant, it has been confirmed that no variant actually exists. If I would have known that a variant was not included as the item states, I would not have purchased 5 of these. It would have been only one of each set. I am asking for a full refund for the 3 extra sets as well as the shipping charge due to the fact that what was advertised was not what was sold. How would I go about proceeding with the return? Thanks in advance for a quick reply."

Since my first email, I have noticed that the product description on clean version has been changed along with the picture (no green variant pictured) and the battle damaged version is gone completely. I assumed you have changed this for the good of those customers who plan on purchasing a set from you, as opposed to covering for those who already purchased multiple sets thinking that a variant was included. I expect after a third attempt that I will get a response from your company regarding this matter.

We shall see where this one goes.

chicanodom
02-28-2007, 12:02 PM
After 2 weeks + of sending emails, I finally received a return authorization for the 3 extra packs. Though I am happy that this is finally resolved, I am very disappointed with SWShop.com and the way they handled the whole thing. I hope the rest of you planning on doing the same come out on top. Good Luck!

CapTypho
03-15-2007, 05:38 PM
Sorry, I'm a late comer to bust-ups so need a bit of info - whatever happened with the Green AOTC Clone?

Just get dropped as a variant or what?

Question 2 - is the Blue clone in this set the same as the Toy Fair version?

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/AotCClonesBust-Ups.jpg

chicanodom
03-15-2007, 07:43 PM
Yep, the green was just not included for some reason after saying that it would be included. And to be honest, I think they lost out big time because of people like me who sent the packs back because they falsely advertised the variant so that you would buy more boxes, in my case 5.

As for the blue clone lieutenant, I think one of the poses is, but this version has multiple poses like the mini bust, where as the Toyfair version only had one pose. Since I don't have the original version, I can't say for sure, but looking at photos, one of the poses matches the Toyfair version.

dyetye
03-15-2007, 09:37 PM
I think the difference between the new one and the TF one is the blue strip on the clone's chin. One has it, and one does not. I think Big Matt confirmed that for us, either here or over at GGC...

CapTypho
03-16-2007, 02:06 PM
Yep, the green was just not included for some reason after saying that it would be included. And to be honest, I think they lost out big time because of people like me who sent the packs back because they falsely advertised the variant so that you would buy more boxes, in my case 5.

As for the blue clone lieutenant, I think one of the poses is, but this version has multiple poses like the mini bust, where as the Toyfair version only had one pose. Since I don't have the original version, I can't say for sure, but looking at photos, one of the poses matches the Toyfair version.



Thanks for the info guys - am I right in thinking there are 8 poses for each clone? Are all the accessories in each set or is it pot luck?

chicanodom
03-16-2007, 03:14 PM
Thanks for the info guys - am I right in thinking there are 8 poses for each clone? Are all the accessories in each set or is it pot luck?



I don't believe there are 8, I believe there are 5, but I am not certain as I have yet to assemble them. All accessories are in fact included (arms, pistols, hands, etc)so it is not like you have to go and buy 5 different sets to get all 5 poses.

GGC
03-17-2007, 01:32 PM
Thanks for the info guys - am I right in thinking there are 8 poses for each clone? Are all the accessories in each set or is it pot luck?



I don't believe there are 8, I believe there are 5, but I am not certain as I have yet to assemble them. All accessories are in fact included (arms, pistols, hands, etc)so it is not like you have to go and buy 5 different sets to get all 5 poses.



Technically there are 16 positions but they were only made to be five. I took pics of the 8 positions here:

http://www.gentlegiantcollectors.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=592&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=180

and then you can flip the head the other way, so giving you 16 total "looks", but they look silly in the other 3 so they were made for 5 by design.

CapTypho
03-17-2007, 06:19 PM
Thanks for the info guys - am I right in thinking there are 8 poses for each clone? Are all the accessories in each set or is it pot luck?



I don't believe there are 8, I believe there are 5, but I am not certain as I have yet to assemble them. All accessories are in fact included (arms, pistols, hands, etc)so it is not like you have to go and buy 5 different sets to get all 5 poses.



Technically there are 16 positions but they were only made to be five. I took pics of the 8 positions here:

http://www.gentlegiantcollectors.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=592&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=180

and then you can flip the head the other way, so giving you 16 total "looks", but they look silly in the other 3 so they were made for 5 by design.



Thanks man - just what I was looking for - looks like I need to find five of these sets then!

MaxWedge
03-18-2007, 03:54 AM
Thanks man - just what I was looking for - looks like I need to find five of these sets then!



Mike at Razor's Edge (http://www.razorsedgecollectibles.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1930) has them for $17.99 a box. Awhile back he had a 5 box package price, but it's not listed anymore. He might do you a deal for five, and if not, it's still the best price I've seen.

CapTypho
03-18-2007, 05:32 PM
Thanks man - just what I was looking for - looks like I need to find five of these sets then!



Mike at Razor's Edge (http://www.razorsedgecollectibles.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1930) has them for $17.99 a box. Awhile back he had a 5 box package price, but it's not listed anymore. He might do you a deal for five, and if not, it's still the best price I've seen.



Thanks, I'll check it out - have to check on postage though!

MaxWedge
03-19-2007, 02:45 PM
Oops, didn't note your location, CapTypho!

Good luck!

CapTypho
03-20-2007, 03:52 AM
Oops, didn't note your location, CapTypho!

Good luck!



No problem man, sometimes it's not that bad! Still cheaper than buying over here!

MaxWedge
03-29-2007, 01:55 PM
If you missed these or want more Razor's Edge (http://www.razorsedgecollectibles.com/catalog/specials.php?page=13) has them for $11.99 a box. Sale ends Friday night (March 30).

Battlefield
12-07-2007, 08:28 PM
I just orderd one set from amazon.com for $20. Its my frist ever bust-ups. I can't wait to get them!

MaxWedge
12-09-2007, 12:37 PM
I just orderd one set from amazon.com for $20. Its my frist ever bust-ups. I can't wait to get them!



Razor's Edge (http://www.razorsedgecollectibles.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1930) has them for $9.99. Pays to do your research!

Battlefield
12-09-2007, 02:17 PM
I don't trust that wed site. I only trust big wed sites like GG, EE, amazon, toysrus, ext.

MaxWedge
12-09-2007, 02:28 PM
I don't trust that wed site. I only trust big wed sites like GG, EE, amazon, toysrus, ext.



Well, then I guess that's your right, and your loss. Mike has been in business for 20 years, and has hundreds (thousands?) of loyal customers. Of all the online retail establishements I've dealt with over the last 5+ years (including everyone you mentioned and about a dozen more), his stands out for the best service, best prices, and he is part of the collecting community. You'll find most of his posting on GentleGiantCollectors.com.

BTW, what's a wed site? http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

Battlefield
12-09-2007, 02:57 PM
Hummmm... I was looking into buying a GG white clone trooper mini-bust. I might buy it from him. Do you know how much shipping would be?

MaxWedge
12-09-2007, 05:47 PM
Probably $10-11. PM sent.

Battlefield
12-11-2007, 10:58 PM
My set shipped today from amazon! Can't wait! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

Jedi_Adrian
12-12-2007, 03:38 PM
enjoy them!

Battlefield
12-12-2007, 06:24 PM
Sure will! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

Jedi_Adrian
12-12-2007, 06:26 PM
its a fun pack to set up!..tons of arms and choices

Battlefield
12-14-2007, 06:19 PM
They came today but my mom took them before I could even see them and put them under the tree! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/crazy.gif Ohh well christmas is only 1 1/2 weeks a way.

Battlefield
12-15-2007, 01:20 PM
My mom let me have them early today and I must say they are awesome! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif