Power Of The Jedi General Discussion Thread

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Discuss all random Power Of The Jedi stuff here in the general discussion thread.
 
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Any other places or threads where I can find canons for my 2002 X-Wing? Just picked one up from eBay, but need to snag a few missing parts. Seems like their modern additions are pretty solid as far as quality and detail.
 
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One of the best lines ever. A perfect mix of OT and TPM. I have nearly every figure from it.
 
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Hello Everyone,

I had been collecting Star Wars action figures from the later 90's until around 2004/2005 or so for the mere enjoyment of trying to collect all of them. I have since accumulated over 200 figures that are still in their original packaging from the Power of the Force figures, Episode I, Power of the Jedi, and the Saga action figure line. Unfortunately, at this point, I am looking to sell them all as they are just taking up too much room. I recently visited a vintage toy store that purchases all sorts of action figures and other toys. Now, I am not looking to make a fortune by any means on the action figures that I have been collecting, but am looking for a fair price. They were going to offer $1.00 apiece for the majority of the action figures.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to whether waiting a little longer until the new movies come out if the prices may go up slightly to maybe $3-4 per figure? Am I better off just selling to the toy store? What are your thoughts?

Rob
 
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Keep them and wait for the new movies to come out, then try to sell the lot on Ebay or Craigslist. Take great pictures and know the shipping cost beforehand. Or try to find someone who has children and see if they can catch the Star Wars bug from you. I sold some of my hoard to parents who wanted to introduce their kids to Star Wars. It was a win-win situation.
 
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I had a chance yesterday to pick up a POTJ Tie Interceptor for 30.00 in the box. Box was opened and in fair condition, but the Tie inside was never taken out as far as I can tell, looked really good. Offered the guy 25.00 and he accepted but I passed on it. Im thinking I should have picked it up for display. Anyone think this was a fair price. Happy May fourth scummers.
 
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1)POTJ B-Wing: I have a few a couple of the POTJ B-wings and I do have say it looks better aesthetically, at least. IMO the slightly darker blue on the POTJ one make it look much, much MUCH better.
The weathering on the POTJ version looks much more realistic IMO as well. The scraping, wear & tear, scarring, etc on the POTJ ship carry over seamlessly onto the whole of the ship, most specifically onto the circle red markings. All of this adds up to a much better looking ship.

2)TVC B-Wing: This ship does have really nice upgrades. First thing being are the black "burn marks" on the engine, in front and on the back where those 4 muffler looking this are. That alone wouldn't entice me towards the VC mold. However, the one (and IMO)best upgrade is the inside of the cockpit----the inside is all new, as far as I can tell, and its actually done up extremely well.

So my opinion is this: If you are looking for a ship for hanging or some suspended mode. I personally would go with the POTJ, However, if you are going to have it in "park mode" w/the cockpit open, I'd go with the VC version.

And also, almost forgot----if you're one that keeps his items in their boxes, the POTJ version is the easy choice. It getting more & more difficult that we get clear/see through boxes, then it's a no brainer.

Hope this helps.
 
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Liked the vehicles; My favorite vehicle in the POTJ line was definitely the Tie Bomber; this was the first time the vehicle was ever made for the 3 3/4 figures, and it really turned out well.

Also liked the Tie Interceptor; the molded wings were a huge improvement over the 1983 Vintage version....

The B-wing Fighter was also superb, and I liked the packaging. That being said, I do regret not getting TVC B-wing when I saw it on sale at Marshalls?! a couple of years back....
 
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Liked the vehicles; My favorite vehicle in the POTJ line was definitely the Tie Bomber; this was the first time the vehicle was ever made for the 3 3/4 figures, and it really turned out well.

Also liked the Tie Interceptor; the molded wings were a huge improvement over the 1983 Vintage version....

The B-wing Fighter was also superb, and I liked the packaging. That being said, I do regret not getting TVC B-wing when I saw it on sale at Marshalls?! a couple of years back....
I agree. These were great ships and looked great.
 
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I just want to praise this line as one of the best SW lines ever! It brought SW back from the dead of the EP1 disaster. It also cemented the proper scale of characters in the line ever since...well until recently with Hasbro slipping back to the dark ages.

Suidhead, FX-7, Snaggletooth, DS Hologram and even the dumb Boss Nass character still look amazing today! They still are in my collection.
The B-Wing deco rocks (I upgraded the cockpit to the newer sculpt because it's still the best looking B-wing to date).
 
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I don't know if I'd call the EP1 line a "disaster."
For the first movie line in around 20 years for the brand it was actually quite good with some solid figures.
The issue was just the mass production of it all, which I don't mind because it means the figures I don't have are generally easy and cheap to acquire.
 
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I do believe this was my favorite Star Wars action figure line... all the figures seemed to have great detail, and had the proper articulation where necessary. I also really enjoyed how they went out on a limb with some of the EU stuff -- fun for the imagination. Also, vehicles and deluxe figures from this line were superb.
 
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Glad the underrated POTJ line is still getting some appreciation - about 15-16 years after it's first release (2000-2001/2002). I remember many of the figures were extremely HTF @ retail, especially Snaggletooth and the Rebel Fleet Trooper.

POTJ Squidhead is definitely one of the best SW figures of all time. And, don't forget Amanaman - the POTJ version was superior to the POTF '85 version - and that original version was great as well.
 
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I picked up a loose Luke Pilot and Han DS Escape from this line last week. I never had either of those POTJ figures. I really like the both even with limited articulation. Luke doesn't really Need any more and Han makes for a nice Display figure.
 
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I really loved and I mean loved this line. I trolled my local TRU and Wal-Mart daily. Sometimes twice a day. Especially Wal-Mart. I would stop by late at night when they were putting the boxes out to restock the shelves. I would also travel some distance to visit other TRUs & Wal-Marts to get what I could. The hardest figure in my area to get were the Stormtrooper and the elusive Princess Leia. My first Leia came when my mom was out in LA for work. Knowing that I needed it she bought and surprised me.
 
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I also love the B-wing. I picked up two of them at $10 a piece when Target lowered the price. The same happened with the AT-AT. They were between $80 and $100 each. TRU marked them down to $20 a piece so I bought several of them. All of them are still boxed except for one.
 
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Just wanted to say I think Amanaman from this still looks great even without more articulation
 
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I agree. There are several figures from the Power of the Jedi line that still hold up quite nicely, especially when compared to the poorly painted figures Hasbro is churning out now.
 
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Liked the vehicles; My favorite vehicle in the POTJ line was definitely the Tie Bomber; this was the first time the vehicle was ever made for the 3 3/4 figures, and it really turned out well.

Also liked the Tie Interceptor; the molded wings were a huge improvement over the 1983 Vintage version....

The B-wing Fighter was also superb, and I liked the packaging. That being said, I do regret not getting TVC B-wing when I saw it on sale at Marshalls?! a couple of years back....


And the best item from POTJ???

The Carbon Freeze Chamber feature is so cool. My son sometimes let's me play with it.



 
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Just wanted to say I think Amanaman from this still looks great even without more articulation
Definitely! I'll be more than happy to display one when I can get it. Definitely in the "good enough" category when it comes to vintage remakes.
 
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Not the best place for this post... but since it's a dedicated thread, I hope it's ok.

Anyone have the POTJ AT-ST withe Paploo on the speeder bike?

I'm trying to acquire that loose Paploo.

Thanks!
 
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I think the Green R4 unit, and the R1 droid still looks really good, and there are other figures too. I'm still upset, this was back in the days when I was 11 or 12, with no steady income, so I've missed so many of those figures. Considering the prices, I still don't often look for some of them, but I'd love to get them someday.
 
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next time someone says that Hasbro has bad paint apps and horrible figures look at these and say... things can be worse. my friend sent me these "bootleg" figures from Mexico while he was visiting family.



 
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These were just on eBay recently too! I kind of love them, mostly that Han. I think it's Han's head on a Boba body (I think the legs. The upper torso I'm thinking might be the SotE Royal Guard.), but as a weird compliment to Bounty Hunter Chewie, he looks good.
 
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Is anyone Interested In any POTJ figures? I have a good amount of them for trade and selling, and I am mostly looking to trade them for some Star Wars action fleet/micromachines from the middle to late 90's Some of the figures I have are: Boshek, Jek Porkins, battle droids(boomer damage), FX-7, Coruscant guard, Gungan warrior, etc. All are In package, and In pretty good shape. I am looking for action fleet/micormachines ships and figures boxed and loose, but the loose stuff has to be In great condition. If Interested, I can put up a list of what I have.
 
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Are all the Force Files scanned and online somewhere? A quick search online didn't turn anything up.
 
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Have been attempting to complete my POTJ colletion over the years but it's one of those lines that gets sidelined for other things, recently picked up a bundle of figures that took me well towards completion, still need another 6 if memory serves.

A short lived but well planned collection of OT and early prequel characters that I still have great memories of.
 
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The POTJ line is underrated in my opinion - it had some amazing character diversity that we don't see anymore. As a collector that appreciates sculpts / likeness over articulation, I'm happy to have most of these in my collection to this day.

http://www.rebelscum.com/potjfigures.asp
 
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It's amazing to me how many of those characters never got remade later on. I'd love to have a BoShek, Mon Cal Officer or Duros in SA.
 
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As a lark, nabbed this guy off of eBay, currently the only existing 12" Death Star Trooper in existence (come on, Sideshow/Hot Toys!).

 
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