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AT-ATstuntdriver
06-24-2002, 08:11 PM
mainly collector series 12" toys, just a big kid:D
have any of you heard/seen anything about the 12" luke and tauntaun?
i have seen it on 1 site for a pre-sell and can't find it anywhere else. it is supposed to be a tru exclusive sometime around aug 2002.
this is driving me nuts! any help would be appreciated! cheers

jobi
06-24-2002, 08:39 PM
They have it for pre-sale here. http://64.225.254.58/paf/list.asp?category=starwars&cartnum=9430

AT-ATstuntdriver
06-24-2002, 09:03 PM
yea, that's where i first saw it and haven't seen or heard of it since...

Exhaust Port
06-24-2002, 10:34 PM
Man, $110!!!??? What was the Han/Tauntaun when originally came out? I picked my up off eBay years ago for something like $50-60. I truly hope that the stated price is wrong and it comes down. If it doesn't, sadly Luke with his Tauntaun will not be joining my other figures.

AT-ATstuntdriver
06-24-2002, 11:00 PM
i agree exhaust, however, i don't think it will cost that much in tru (if you can find one when it arrives). i think the han and tauntaun was originally around the $40 area, don't quote me on that, i've lost too many brain cells since then :D

Darth Cruel
06-25-2002, 11:42 AM
If I remember right, the Han and Tauntaun was more like 70-80 bucks. And I do believe that I once read that the Luke/Tauntaun will be some kind of radio controlled moving thing. Can anyone help me out there?

Exhaust Port
06-25-2002, 12:31 PM
The Sandtrooper with Dewback was $70-80 at TRU this last year so I'd expect the new Tauntaun to follow that. The Dewback was a little more than I'd care to spend but I'm glad I got it. During the Thanksgiving day sales the left overs were going for $40 but they were all gone by the time I got there. Darn it!

As for radio controlled, I really hope not. My current Tauntaun doesn't stand on it's own now unless I strap the tail down. I can't imagine a RC version fairing any better with 1 lb of stuff stuck inside of it. Ditch the electronics, fix it so the Tauntaun will stand and keep the already high price as low as possible, please.

AT-ATstuntdriver
06-26-2002, 05:57 PM
ok guys/gals, thanks to jediwannabe so graciously pointing the way, i was able to pre-order mine just to make sure i get one...here it is
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/-/toys/B000065CLL/qid=1025128446/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/103-3556566-4283031
you can pre-order it now, or take a chance that tru will have one when you show up...i didn't want to take the risk :D

JediWannaBe
06-26-2002, 07:09 PM
Yea, I racked up like $250 in 12" pre-orders :cry:

AT-ATstuntdriver
06-26-2002, 08:18 PM
damn dude...just in luke/tauntauns? or others...

JediWannaBe
06-26-2002, 09:15 PM
No, just one of each, of the new figures....

AT-ATstuntdriver
06-26-2002, 09:21 PM
cool, thanks again for the tip!

Exhaust Port
06-28-2002, 12:50 PM
$60, now that's more like it. :)