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Earlier today I found a Micro Machines bag that is a special A-wing, i've only fairly recently started buying the blind bags so i have absolutely no idea where that is from. I've seen one site mention K-mart gave them away, but i'm in the UK. Where would this have been from? Is it of any more value/rarity than just the normal bags?
 
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Earlier today I found a Micro Machines bag that is a special A-wing, i've only fairly recently started buying the blind bags so i have absolutely no idea where that is from. I've seen one site mention K-mart gave them away, but i'm in the UK. Where would this have been from? Is it of any more value/rarity than just the normal bags?
This was a K-Mart exclusive indeed. It's quite rare, but not more than the final wave (Seires 6) of blind bags.
 
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This was a K-Mart exclusive indeed. It's quite rare, but not more than the final wave (Seires 6) of blind bags.
I didn't even realize there was a series 6!

Was this something only from K-mart in the US then? I'm in the UK so we don't have those here, but i can't find any mention at all of where it could have been from in the UK. I do quite like the A-wing but I'm not sure if it might be worth keeping it unopened instead.
 
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I didn't even realize there was a series 6!

Was this something only from K-mart in the US then? I'm in the UK so we don't have those here, but i can't find any mention at all of where it could have been from in the UK. I do quite like the A-wing but I'm not sure if it might be worth keeping it unopened instead.
Series 6 included ships from Rogue One.

Regarding the K-Mart A-Wing, it depends on where you found it in the UK. If it's a specialized comic book shop (i.e. Forbidden Planet in London), it's possible that it was imported as an exclusive (like it happens for Hasbro figures). If it's a supermarket, maybe it's part of a deal with K-Mart. Or Hasbro may also have decided to ship part of the production to another exclusive seller in the UK, as exclusives often only works country-wise (K-Mart in the USA, xxx in the UK, yyy in another country...). There was only limited advertisement and support for the MM line, so it's highly possible that no one cared to communicate about this item.
 
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Series 6 included ships from Rogue One.

Regarding the K-Mart A-Wing, it depends on where you found it in the UK. If it's a specialized comic book shop (i.e. Forbidden Planet in London), it's possible that it was imported as an exclusive (like it happens for Hasbro figures). If it's a supermarket, maybe it's part of a deal with K-Mart. Or Hasbro may also have decided to ship part of the production to another exclusive seller in the UK, as exclusives often only works country-wise (K-Mart in the USA, xxx in the UK, yyy in another country...). There was only limited advertisement and support for the MM line, so it's highly possible that no one cared to communicate about this item.
It was just from a local comic shop so he could got have got it from anywhere, really. I'll just keep it unopened anyway, thanks for the help!
 
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Question: I just bought the Black Series Titanium Krennic's Imperial Shuttle. Is there a stand I can get somewhere that would allow me to display it "in flight"?
 
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Did you buy the shuttle without the box packaging? A stand should come packed with the vehicle.
I've got the stand, but the problem is that with the wings down, they sit about 7cm below the hull of the ship, and the stand is only 4cm tall.
 
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So I've been looking for something to display my Action Fleets in. I didn't want to start a new thread, figured this was the best place. I came across a website called Store Supply, and they have a few display cases. They are mainly used in stores (hence the name lol) but the one I'm looking at reminds me of the shelving unit I had in my Dad's home. Now that I'm in my own home I'd like to get something nice. For this price this looks pretty good. It definitely beats going to some other place like Cardi's where it would be at least 600 bucks.

I only have Original Trilogy Action Fleets, some customs and a few Revell snap kits. Anyone think this would work? Ideally I'd like to fit them all in one case.

https://www.storesupply.com/pc-12901-752-black-6-full-vision-display-case-65602.aspx
 
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Anyone know roughly what the UK price for an Action Fleet Y-wing is? Having a quick search it seems to range from £30 - 50 for it boxed. A place near me has a boxed one at £25 but these aren't something i'd usually buy, so i have no idea if that's really a good price or not.
 
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So, the little plug on the AF stand that held my Millennium Falcon just broke, remaining in the hole beneath the ship (I could take it off with pinchers hopefully). Is that a common defect that some of you already witnessed, or is that bad luck and a delayed quality defect ? Since the Falcon is a bit heavier than other ships, I would think this could aggravate such issue.
 
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So, the little plug on the AF stand that held my Millennium Falcon just broke, remaining in the hole beneath the ship (I could take it off with pinchers hopefully). Is that a common defect that some of you already witnessed, or is that bad luck and a delayed quality defect ? Since the Falcon is a bit heavier than other ships, I would think this could aggravate such issue.
I would chalk it up as bad luck. I've never had that happen with any of mine until a few weeks ago. It was on an Alpha X-wing.
 
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So, the little plug on the AF stand that held my Millennium Falcon just broke, remaining in the hole beneath the ship (I could take it off with pinchers hopefully). Is that a common defect that some of you already witnessed, or is that bad luck and a delayed quality defect ? Since the Falcon is a bit heavier than other ships, I would think this could aggravate such issue.
I would say bad luck. I've never had one fail, at least not yet. You might try jabbing a needle in at an angle or supergluing a rod to the stand bit. That should help you get it out without having to take it apart.
 
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Thanks for the comments, considering the age of these items, it's quite surprising that only one failed.

I should be able to find a spare stand, worse case scenario I'll get one online.
 
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Greetings.......I am looking for the Wave 3 2008 Clone Wars Titanium AT-ST in original packaging......Any suggestions as to where I might find this particular diecast? This is the wave with fel, hot dog, mace, royal cruiser and t-16. Willing to buy or trade (have many titanium dupes and action figures in op).

Thanx much.......
 
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Hello,

I have a 2 spare Lambda Class Shuttles from the normal Titanium Series line. One is the 'normal' packaging and one is the 'alternate' packaging. What is a fair price for each?
 
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Guys, quick question regarding the small Podracer line that was available amongst the Episode I products.
Were the sets V (Ody Mandrell and Ebe Endocott) and VI (Mawhonic and Aldar Beedo) ever available ? I did not find any but these are advertised on the cardback of the Build a Podracer set.
 
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Guys, quick question regarding the small Podracer line that was available amongst the Episode I products.
Were the sets V (Ody Mandrell and Ebe Endocott) and VI (Mawhonic and Aldar Beedo) ever available ? I did not find any but these are advertised on the cardback of the Build a Podracer set.
I don't think so, Matt. RS and the excellent Miniature Empire site don't list any past IV. Might be worth checking out one of "lost" MMs pages to see if any leaked out later. Good hunting. :)
 
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Thanks for your reply ! Despite how good both of these sites are, there are some items that are missing from these lists. However, your hint was correct, as by checking Rebelscum's "Lost Toys: missing Micromachines" articles, both Podracers sets are mentionned as having never been available at retail: Lost Toys article

Also, it seems that the pack V consisted of Ody Mandrell's and Wan Sandage racers, not Ebe Endocott's.

Thanks again !

On another topic, I discovered new (to me at last) MM figures and ships variants last week-end.
On the bottom of some MM figs, there are markings with numbers (for example the Echo Base Troopers are #77-78-79-80), and also a second marking consisting in one, two or three dots in relief. At this point, I'm not sure whether these came randomly, or if there is a logic behind it (for example, the figures that came at 2 per pack could have 1 and 2 dots, the figures coming at 3 per pack could have 1, 2 and 3 in each pack). I'll dig into that in the future ! Same goes with ships, where the copyrights markings can be found with slight variants.
 
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Fellow MM fans, here's a question for you: can anyone confirm whether the Ewoks figure pack was ever available on the Orange cards (either with Classic Characters 1 or Classic Characters 2 on the cardback) ? If so, could anyone provide a carded picture ?

It's the only one that is missing on Rebelscum's MM page: MM Character packs, and I've had no luck finding the Orange-carded Ewoks on ebay...
 
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Fellow MM fans, here's a question for you: can anyone confirm whether the Ewoks figure pack was ever available on the Orange cards (either with Classic Characters 1 or Classic Characters 2 on the cardback) ? If so, could anyone provide a carded picture ?

It's the only one that is missing on Rebelscum's MM page: MM Character packs, and I've had no luck finding the Orange-carded Ewoks on ebay...
Anyone with MM Ewoks on the Orange card(s) ?
 
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Someone posted this in one of the Action Fleet groups I'm in back in mid-June. He acquired this when he was picking up stuff for his own collection. He was considering looking for a trade, but wanted to know what the value might be. I've never seen in-hand pics of the Mon Cal Cruiser so it was pretty cool. The only thing I was willing to part with was the Zaap Exclusive X-wing/Vader's TIE but he was looking for military Micro Machines. Note its in a Slave I box too.

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Well damn, I've got a bunch of military micros. I would have dropped all of them for this.
 
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So that means there are at least 2 of the Mon Calamari Cruiser Action Fleet, as one was sold in 2013 and came in a "Jedi Starfighter" packaging. Is it already sold/traded ?
 
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