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Will be interesting to see if that is just a preorder thing or if the policy will stay in place when the figure is in stock and ready to ship.
 
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Looks like my spending with Target just came to an end, it was bad enough before when you could only find one or two items to order at the same time to meet the minimums for free shipping. Now this will simply mean you can't ever get an item because you're limited to 1-2 each and if they only offer one figure at preorder launch how do you meet that $35?
 
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Looks like my spending with Target just came to an end, it was bad enough before when you could only find one or two items to order at the same time to meet the minimums for free shipping. Now this will simply mean you can't ever get an item because you're limited to 1-2 each and if they only offer one figure at preorder launch how do you meet that $35?
Just add some socks to your order.
 
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Looks like my spending with Target just came to an end, it was bad enough before when you could only find one or two items to order at the same time to meet the minimums for free shipping. Now this will simply mean you can't ever get an item because you're limited to 1-2 each and if they only offer one figure at preorder launch how do you meet that $35?
Dark Troopers are still available for pre-order on there!

I just order Dark Times Vader without that stupid $35 threshold. Weird they are randomly applying that limit.
 
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Due to this guy's description, I thought axe had a removable helmet but after looking through some of the high resolution images, it appears he does not. It looks like there is a barbell by his hand in the image that has him holding the helmet. Sorry if this has been posted already but this is a little disappointing to me. Oh well, he still looks like a good figure.
 
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Due to this guy's description, I thought axe had a removable helmet but after looking through some of the high resolution images, it appears he does not. It looks like there is a barbell by his hand in the image that has him holding the helmet. Sorry if this has been posted already but this is a little disappointing to me. Oh well, he still looks like a good figure.
Removable helmets are terrible anyway. Separate portraits are the way to go these days.
 
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Removable helmets can be good.

- TLC/TVC Commander Cody

- VC08 Darth Vader

- TVC Republic Trooper

It just depends on the engineering/sculpting of the figure.
 
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Removable helmets can be good.

- TLC/TVC Commander Cody

- VC08 Darth Vader

- TVC Republic Trooper

It just depends on the engineering/sculpting of the figure.

I can kinda agree on Cody and Republic Trooper but VC08 Vader is a mess. It was cool for the time.
 
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They’re hit and miss for sure. There’s a better way now; my only complaint is what to do with the head when the helmet sculpt is on. But that’s a first-world collector problem.
 
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I tend to keep loose accessories such as alternate hands, heads, and unlit sabers in figure-safe ziploc bags, sorted by category. So all my Rebel Trooper accessories in one bag, Clone Trooper stuff in another bag, Prequel Jedi in another bag, etc.
I keep every figure/accessories in a separate baggie with a label. I'm also sick in the head...


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Looks like my spending with Target just came to an end, it was bad enough before when you could only find one or two items to order at the same time to meet the minimums for free shipping. Now this will simply mean you can't ever get an item because you're limited to 1-2 each and if they only offer one figure at preorder launch how do you meet that $35?


It’s a waste of time and effort for everyone involved but I wonder if you just ordered enough random stuff to get to $35 and then returned everything else in person the next time you were in the store…if that would be the workaround.
 
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These (Koska, Axe and Mayfeld) require a $35 purchase for shipment period. With RedCard, without RedCard, does not matter. You can't even check out with any of these in your cart if the cart total (before shipping/tax) is less than $35.
 
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Sorry if this has been asked and answered, but how does this affect people who've had these pre-ordered for months? I ordered Axe, Koska, and Mayfeld when they first went up. But I have them all on separate orders. Are they going to tell me they can't ship them because each one is less than $35?

Thanks in advance.
 
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^ they should still honor orig order because it'd be no different that placing a preorder during a bogo sale of usung a circle coupon like $10 off $50. and sale/coupon expires before shipment.
 
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I have very few figures where the removable helmet is well executed. Countless figures of clone troopers, Jango Fett, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and others with warped helmets, or helmets that easily fall off. Some characters whose faces have rubbed off over time from the helmet going on and off. Some with oversized buckets. I’m all for the swappable heads.

I think ARC Trooper Fives has a decent removable helmet, but he’s one of the few.
 
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I have very few figures where the removable helmet is well executed. Countless figures of clone troopers, Jango Fett, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and others with warped helmets, or helmets that easily fall off. Some characters whose faces have rubbed off over time from the helmet going on and off. Some with oversized buckets. I’m all for the swappable heads.

I think ARC Trooper Fives has a decent removable helmet, but he’s one of the few.
That's the price we pay for one more alternate head to lose.
 
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Sorry if this has been asked and answered, but how does this affect people who've had these pre-ordered for months? I ordered Axe, Koska, and Mayfeld when they first went up. But I have them all on separate orders. Are they going to tell me they can't ship them because each one is less than $35?

Thanks in advance.
Naw, it was just added as parameter, after most of us did business with them. You are good.

They would be in a real big disaster again, as they just got caught charging people more in the app while in store (outside the price would go back to normal 😕). Big law suit I believe. Hopefully. That stuff cannot stand. Should equal hard time like any of us would get for such shenanigans, since corporations are people 😉🙄
 
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Anyone still on the pre-order hunt for this guy, I finally got a pre-order in this evening. I was about to come alert y'all here, but they were back to "pre-order sold out" status before I could say anything. The Target app began cycling after I clicked "Confirm order", so I just knew I had been screwed again! But I went to the website and my order with Axe was complete (app never recovered). Just a heads up to keep checking if in need, as he is definitely still popping up.

Oh, and $35 minimum order still applied, whether Red Card used or not. Lame. Luckily I was already taking advantage of sale vinyl and have had some pants in my cart for a month or more. I certainly would have lost him if I hadn't had stuff in cart ready to go. Close call!
 
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Interesting that target updated Koska and migs w/ release date of 7/31 but not axe nor morak fett. Maybe these 2 will ship/release together. Odd too on launch day. Axe was late a few hours

hope this doesn't turn into another droids fett/R2 scenerio;
 
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Axe seems to be MIA. The ONLY loose pictures I've see of this figure are from Celebration. Koska & Migs are available overseas. You'd think since all these figures are essentially repacks (w/ new heads) they would be easy to produce and distribute
 
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^ maybe shipping in pairs Migs/Koska and Axe/Fett (morak) from target. althought Fett has been available outside USA for a bit now.
 
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^ yeah somewhat of a wave-mate of Axe, Migs, n Koska. It is odd though that his pic is on back of mainline figs from the OWK wave and that usually doesn't happen, to have an excl pictured on a mass release's cardback
 
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Truth be told, it's been nice not having a release date for these exclusive figures. I haven't had to approve any delays. Maybe target has learned from their mistakes with previous pre orders and held off on giving a release date until they have the product in hand. Hard to say what actually happened or what ee can expect moving forward.
 
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that is a good take away w/ no release dates until close to shipping, but on the other hand, people that use a cc need to know so that they can plan and choose which card to use or not to use for expiration dates. So what's lesser of 2 evils? YMMV, but again, to avoid that headache, i use gift cards for preorders at target and elsewhere that has that option, especially if they don't allow you make payment changes.
 
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