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Do you think Hasbro will make any vehicles for the 6inch line? Perhaps the smaller ones that might work well in a larger scale - Landspeeder, Speederbike etc

Should Hasbro make any or just stick to the figures? Would you buy any larger items that work with these figures?
 
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If there were some sort of top of the line vehicles like the back series is suppose to be I may be interested
 
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I doupt they will make vehicles. The cost for collectors and space would be two negatives against vehicles like X-Wings and such. Even speeder bikes and landspeeders will take up a good amount of room and (based off the price for 3 3/4in speederbike) will probably retail around $50.
 
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I doubt they will either, but I would be willing to pay a more for top notch vehicles for my top notch black series figures
 
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I doubt they'll make vehicles/beasts for this line, however if they did, I'd definitely buy Taun Tauns, speeder bikes, a Dewback and Jabba in his throne!!!!!
 
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Honestly, I can't think of any vehicles in this scale that I would purchase other than MAYBE the speeder bike. Maybe an Ewok Glider? It's going to be hard enough for me to find space to put the figures, let alone vehicles. Even something as small as a Landspeeder would be fairly big, if in more-or-less proper scale.
 
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Honestly, I can't think of any vehicles in this scale that I would purchase other than MAYBE the speeder bike. Maybe an Ewok Glider? It's going to be hard enough for me to find space to put the figures, let alone vehicles. Even something as small as a Landspeeder would be fairly big, if in more-or-less proper scale.

The idea of the Landspeeder is the only thing that would even remotely appeal to me, and that's only because A.) the Kenner influence on my brain and B.) I love the MOTUC Wind Raider on my shelf. So I could see getting one for Luke, the droids and Kenobi.

But if they never made it, I'd be just as happy.
 
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I would definitely buy a Landspeeder or some Taun Tauns. I'm really excited about this line. Got out of collecting about ten years ago when the 3 3/4 line just became too much.
Looking forward to starting over with the Black Series.
 
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Oh, Christ! Vehicles? What other six inch line has reasonable vehicles?
 
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If I don't get a BMF 6 inch style I'm quitting.

Haha, in all seriousness, the only way I could see vehicles is if they keep up the "premium" format, but sacrifice play features. Maybe keep them in the same 3 3/4"-ish scale, but focus on detail and paint jobs.

I guess it would be like a GG or Sideshow version of the vehicles...I dunno, does this exist already?
 
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If I don't get a BMF 6 inch style I'm quitting.

Haha, in all seriousness, the only way I could see vehicles is if they keep up the "premium" format, but sacrifice play features. Maybe keep them in the same 3 3/4"-ish scale, but focus on detail and paint jobs.

I guess it would be like a GG or Sideshow version of the vehicles...I dunno, does this exist already?
I wanna live in your house if it has room for a properly scaled Falcon at the six inch scale.
 
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Seeing how both Hasbro and Sideshow Collectibles ventured into smaller vehicles and creatures I can definitely picture them someday making the following:

Speederbike with Princess Leia
Owen's Swoop Bike with AOTC Anakin Skywalker
Luke's Landspeeder
Taun Taun
Wampa
Dewback
 
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A vehicle and beasts all meant for one rider. I just think anything more than a one-man vehicle/beast is too large to sell in any decent manner. I would totally dig a 6" scale Landspeeder if I had somewhere to put it, but I don't, and I don't think many people do.

Masters of the Universe Classics has one vehicle and about 4 "beasts"
 
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A vehicle and beasts all meant for one rider. I just think anything more than a one-man vehicle/beast is too large to sell in any decent manner. I would totally dig a 6" scale Landspeeder if I had somewhere to put it, but I don't, and I don't think many people do.

Well, the He-Man figures are way bigger than these guys will be, in terms of width. You could conceivably design a two seater Landspeeder that's not much bigger than the Wind Raider.

All of the Star Wars mounts are single rider affairs.
 
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I think some people might be overestimating how big these figures are going to be. 6" is really not all that big (insert painfully obvious joke here). If Hasbro made vehicles and beasts for the 12" line, then I see no reason why those same selections aren't also a possibility for the 6" line.
 
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I think some people might be overestimating how big these figures are going to be. 6" is really not all that big (insert painfully obvious joke here). If Hasbro made vehicles and beasts for the 12" line, then I see no reason why those same selections aren't also a possibility for the 6" line.

And besides that, they really do not have to be in scale.
 
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I wouldn't mind a TIE fighter myself, there isn't too much to the design so maybe financially doable from a tooling standpoint.

As it stands right now, I don't have any plans to pick up any of the 6" line, but show me a TIE fighter and I wouldn't be able to resist. One would look very nice on display....if I could find some room for it :grin:
 
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I wouldn't mind a TIE fighter myself, there isn't too much to the design so maybe financially doable from a tooling standpoint.

As it stands right now, I don't have any plans to pick up any of the 6" line, but show me a TIE fighter and I wouldn't be able to resist. One would look very nice on display....if I could find some room for it :grin:

I would not be able to resist a 6" scale TIE Fighter; but that's probably as big as the line could possibly go without getting insanely expensive.

Scaled properly, the wings on the TIE would be about 2.5 feet tall. However, it's mostly wings, so the pod itself wouldn't really be that big.

I would gladly pay $250 for a 6" scale TIE Fighter; but that's probably the only vehicle I would even consider.
 
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Yes, we are only talking 2 more inches here, but with Hasbro seeming to be shrinking from even 3.75" vehicles I don't think we will see anything that is not a creature mount for the Black Series.
 
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Yes, we are only talking 2 more inches here, but with Hasbro seeming to be shrinking from even 3.75" vehicles I don't think we will see anything that is not a creature mount for the Black Series.

Probably Speeder Bikes too. The ROTJ Speeder Bike would only be about 15-16" long. So, I think that one is definitely doable in this scale.
 
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you think the stores could/would dedicate the shelf space for anything that big?

Sure they would. TRU especially.

Wait, do you mean the TIE fighter? That I'm doubtful on. Speederbikes, Tauntauns, etc... totally. They'd be no bigger than countless toys currently on the shelves everywhere. "Some assembly required."
 
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I can't imagine them doing a star fighter or anything that size. Maybe a speeder bike or taun taun but not an X-Wing or Y-Wing. A 1/12 ship would be quite hefty. I have a couple of 1/18 UH-60 Black Hawks and they take up a lot of space. A TIE might be feasible but once they start down that road peole will be clamoring for more. They'll say, "But you can't give us a TIE without an X-Wing. Who's going to chase it?" Besides we're talking about a company that won't even make a new 1/18 X-1 TIE or Y-Wing. How are they going to pitch this to retailers?
 
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you think the stores could/would dedicate the shelf space for anything that big?

The ROTJ Speeder Bike could easily be disassembled and fit in a box only slightly larger than the regular 6" figure box and definitely smaller than the class 2 vehicle boxes.

The TIE Fighter could be packed in a box that would be about 4-6 inches longer than the original BMF box. Sure it's highly improbable, but it's not physically impossible.
 
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Sure they would. TRU especially.

Wait, do you mean the TIE fighter? That I'm doubtful on. Speederbikes, Tauntauns, etc... totally. They'd be no bigger than countless toys currently on the shelves everywhere. "Some assembly required."
yeah i meant the ships, tie, xwing, etc
 
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This is where Hasbro could run into a lot of trouble. I agree that the 6" figures are not that much bigger than the regular ones, so some things are doable.

However, like someone said, if they do an X-Wing, how can they not do a TIE? That's where it gets messy.

If they decided to do beasts and vehicles, I rather see them start small and see how it goes.
 
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you think the stores could/would dedicate the shelf space for anything that big?

Most likely only TRU would. I remember when 21st Century and Hasbro had their vehicles for 12" WWII figures that you could only buy them in TRU. So, I can see them dedicating shelf space but not Walmart or Target.
 
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The potential problems I see with vehicles for the 6" sold at retail are the shelf space they would take up. Already, you can see shelf space for toys shrinking @ retail stores (less so at TRU than at Target/Wal-Mart, but you know what I mean).

So, if they do produce vehicles for this line I can see them just coming out @ maybe TRU & some specialty stores (which carries both toy lines other stores don't carry & sometimes a better selection of popular toy lines). However, I could be completely off-base on this....
 
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Sorry, right after I posted I saw that I had basically just repeated what GAdmiralThrawn said in the previous post re: potential 6" line vehicles just being sold at stores like TRU.

I wish we had an edit button here....
 
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