Darth Vader - Prototype Edition

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Problem is there is nothing I want to add to the order. Scratch that I threw in a micromaster transformer to complete the order.
 
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I wonder how many times I missed out because I wasn't aware of that fact.

I got my little guy some marvel onesies but figured I could just return whatever I got after it showed up if I didn't want something.
 
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I added a ship to store item, but still can't get a button to come up to click.

Edit: Got a button with another order, but now says out of stock. Argh!
 
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Does anyone know how many different variation of this exist?
Order two more but had to add something I really didn't want to the order. If i did not feel so rushred I could think of plenty of items ,I actually need , to order from target which I did afterwards.
 
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Does anyone know how many different variation of this exist?

There are 18 total color configurations.

There are 6 different colors total excluding the light Green and dark Green variants:

-Blue
-Green(dark&light)
-Orange
-Purple
-Red
-Yellow

There are 3 Helmets in each color and each of those 3 Helmets has a specific colored Lightsaber.

These are the 18 color variant configurations:


-Blue Helmet Green Torso Blue Lightsaber
-Blue Helmet Purple Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Blue Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber


-Green Helmet Orange Torso Green Lightsaber
-Green Helmet Orange Torso Purple Lightsaber
-Green Helmet Yellow Torso Orange Lightsaber


-Orange Helmet Blue Torso Orange Lightsaber
-Orange Helmet Green Torso Green Lightsaber
-Orange Helmet Yellow Torso Purple Lightsaber


-Purple Helmet Green Torso Orange Lightsaber
-Purple Helmet Orange Torso Green Lightsaber
-Purple Helmet Red Torso Blue Lightsaber


-Red Helmet Blue Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Red Helmet Purple Torso Blue Lightsaber
-Red Helmet Yellow Torso Red Lightsaber


-Yellow Helmet Blue Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Yellow Helmet Purple Torso Purple Lightsaber
-Yellow Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber

Tunghori seems to have shuffled the Lightsabers around so his are not necessarily accurate to what you would get from Target.

At least that was true when I saw his listing on eBay several days ago.
 
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I couldn't get it to work using the Target app. I tried as soon as I got the notice shortly after 10am and had $25 in the cart. When I finally got to a desktop it was sold out. Has anyone been successful buying it through the Target app? If so, any advice?
Hopefully Target will get more in stock. Maybe the price will keep dropping and the ebay sellers will just return them rather than taking a loss.
 
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There are 18 total color configurations.

There are 6 different colors total excluding the light Green and dark Green variants:

-Blue
-Green(dark&light)
-Orange
-Purple
-Red
-Yellow

There are 3 Helmets in each color and each of those 3 Helmets has a specific colored Lightsaber.

These are the 18 color variant configurations:


-Blue Helmet Green Torso Blue Lightsaber
-Blue Helmet Purple Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Blue Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber


-Green Helmet Orange Torso Green Lightsaber
-Green Helmet Orange Torso Purple Lightsaber
-Green Helmet Yellow Torso Orange Lightsaber


-Orange Helmet Blue Torso Orange Lightsaber
-Orange Helmet Green Torso Green Lightsaber
-Orange Helmet Yellow Torso Purple Lightsaber


-Purple Helmet Green Torso Orange Lightsaber
-Purple Helmet Orange Torso Green Lightsaber
-Purple Helmet Red Torso Blue Lightsaber


-Red Helmet Blue Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Red Helmet Purple Torso Blue Lightsaber
-Red Helmet Yellow Torso Red Lightsaber


-Yellow Helmet Blue Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Yellow Helmet Purple Torso Purple Lightsaber
-Yellow Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber

Tunghori seems to have shuffled the Lightsabers around so his are not necessarily accurate to what you would get from Target.

At least that was true when I saw his listing on eBay several days ago.
Wow. This is a really cool and very handy little list you created.
My two figures both fall neatly into the combos you have listed.

(Blue Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber.)
(Orange Helmet Yellow Torso Purple Lightsaber.)

Thanks, man!
 
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The first thing I notice from that Tunghori picture is there are no red torsos present...
Not in the photo, but he did have some available. He had each torso color as a separate listing. You could pick which one you wanted, but not the specific limb combination. I got one with a red torso, and it has a lighter green leg. The saber color is also the lighter green. Saber colors were also random, which is why the red arm has a red saber.

 
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There are 3 Helmets in each color and each of those 3 Helmets has a specific colored Lightsaber.

These are the 18 color variant configurations:
That's a much better way to track these than the way I'd been where you list the colors of every part. Thanks!

Here's where I'm at, if anyone happens to have an extra of any of the unchecked ones, I'd be happy to buy them from you...

[X] Blue Helmet - Green Torso - Blue Lightsaber
[ ] Blue Helmet - Purple Torso - Yellow Lightsaber
[ ] Blue Helmet - Red Torso - Red Lightsaber

[ ] Green Helmet - Orange Torso - Green Lightsaber
[ ] Green Helmet - Orange Torso - Purple Lightsaber
[X] Green Helmet - Yellow Torso - Orange Lightsaber

[X] Orange Helmet - Blue Torso - Orange Lightsaber
[X] Orange Helmet - Green Torso - Green Lightsaber
[X] Orange Helmet - Yellow Torso - Purple Lightsaber

[ ] Purple Helmet - Green Torso - Orange Lightsaber
[ ] Purple Helmet - Orange Torso - Green Lightsaber
[ ] Purple Helmet - Red Torso - Blue Lightsaber

[X] Red Helmet - Blue Torso - Yellow Lightsaber
[X] Red Helmet - Purple Torso - Blue Lightsaber
[X] Red Helmet - Yellow Torso - Red Lightsaber

[ ] Yellow Helmet - Blue Torso - Yellow Lightsaber
[X] Yellow Helmet - Purple Torso - Purple Lightsaber
[ ] Yellow Helmet - Red Torso - Red Lightsaber
 
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KNEEL BEFORE ZOD: Hey, man! Been ages! Don’t mess with my head like this and make me wanna be a completist again, too.

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Why does this always say "cant ship to my zip code"? I even tried different ones. Is that just the temporary comment when its out of stock?
 
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the app does not allow for ship to store. I am dreading the envelope scenario again :(
 
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the app does not allow for ship to store. I am dreading the envelope scenario again :(

You mean Target has been shipping these Proto Vaders to people's homes in envelopes?
Yikes!

If so, I hope the return process is easy as I've got 4 coming in the mail.
 
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Yeah Ive kept over 25 of stuff in my cart this whole week and it still never lets me add Vader. Says my local store is out of stock and ship to store doesn't appear. Also says the "not shipping to my zip code" comment. I'm not gaga over the figure. If I get one, cool. If not oh well. Do you have to be a Red Card holder?
 
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Nope. And as long as they arrive undamaged I will again have extras to share.
 
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They actually put 2 in a plastic fedex envelope and shipped em. Both arrived damaged. They now reside in fellow scummers collections that were openers.
 
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Mine came packaged in a perfect sized box. The ones I had shipped to the store were only in their plastic bag but were in decent shape.
 
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Mine came packaged in a perfect sized box. The ones I had shipped to the store were only in their plastic bag but were in decent shape.

I had the same experience as you when they had the ship to store option and both of those Vaders arrived in great condition.

Hopefully the ones that come in the mail will at least be in a nice sized box like yours were.
 
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I also ordered the married...with children figures so i am ezpecting the Bundy Curse....lol
 
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There are 18 total color configurations.

There are 6 different colors total excluding the light Green and dark Green variants:

-Blue
-Green(dark&light)
-Orange
-Purple
-Red
-Yellow

There are 3 Helmets in each color and each of those 3 Helmets has a specific colored Lightsaber.

These are the 18 color variant configurations:


-Blue Helmet Green Torso Blue Lightsaber
-Blue Helmet Purple Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Blue Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber


-Green Helmet Orange Torso Green Lightsaber
-Green Helmet Orange Torso Purple Lightsaber
-Green Helmet Yellow Torso Orange Lightsaber


-Orange Helmet Blue Torso Orange Lightsaber
-Orange Helmet Green Torso Green Lightsaber
-Orange Helmet Yellow Torso Purple Lightsaber


-Purple Helmet Green Torso Orange Lightsaber
-Purple Helmet Orange Torso Green Lightsaber
-Purple Helmet Red Torso Blue Lightsaber


-Red Helmet Blue Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Red Helmet Purple Torso Blue Lightsaber
-Red Helmet Yellow Torso Red Lightsaber


-Yellow Helmet Blue Torso Yellow Lightsaber
-Yellow Helmet Purple Torso Purple Lightsaber
-Yellow Helmet Red Torso Red Lightsaber

Tunghori seems to have shuffled the Lightsabers around so his are not necessarily accurate to what you would get from Target.

At least that was true when I saw his listing on eBay several days ago.
I can confirm he mixed the sabers. Of the two I got from him, only one matches your list. The other should have come with an orange saber, but I got red.
 
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There is hope yet!

Just say yes to shipping boxes and no to envelopes.
My Retro Vader Prototype order arrived today in a box from Target. The only problem is they sent only one instead of the 2 I ordered.:mad::mad: Target would only issue a refund since these are out of stock. Needless to say I'm not very happy that this is the one order that they messed up on.
 
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I broke down and ordered a third off ebay. I want/scored an — orange head, turquoise body, orange saber version. What can I say... I love orange. This figure is silly but FUN! It amuses me to no end somehow. I can see how some might think it’s dumb. But to me — it’s just put the goofy fun back into collecting.
 
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I don't get this minimum order from Target I ordered 2 vaders then two other things to get shipping and then free shipping. Each was shipped in a separate box. So 4 boxes in all. Doesn't that cost a lot more than just putting it all in one box, which is why I thought one had to spend a minimum amount.


Keep wanting to order more to see if I can get at least half of the variants, but quickly run out of things to add to order.
 
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On my way to moms to get mine...alas another vader shipped in a damned envelope. If all the others are not damaged. I should have a couple extra.
 
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I don't get this minimum order from Target I ordered 2 vaders then two other things to get shipping and then free shipping. Each was shipped in a separate box. So 4 boxes in all. Doesn't that cost a lot more than just putting it all in one box, which is why I thought one had to spend a minimum amount.
WTF? How bizarre. Yeah, that makes no sense to me whatsoever. Strange...
 
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I really like this colorful Darth Vader figure but Target sure has made it a pain to acquire easily and in good condition.

I wonder if Hasbro has plans to do other Prototype Retro figures like this Vader, perhaps a Boba Fett?
 
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Annnnnnd 1 damaged envelope arrival with a torn j hook to boot. The others arrived fine. I have a few extras...pm me cost plus shipping. I have 3.
 
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