View Full Version : Missing Accessories from Vehicles/Playsets
10-18-2001, 08:18 AM
If and when you decide to buy vintage vehicles and playsets, be on the look out for these accessories which more often than not, are missing from them. Even though the seller would say that "Oh, you can get that cheap on eBay or something", you probably would wind up paying more than if you got a complete one in the first place. Or if you have the luck and patience that I have, you could really get a bargain. I actually found two B-Wing guns in an eBay auction that I won for some scrappy parts inside the base of a Jabba's playset! :D
Millenium Falcon - training ball
Imperial Shuttle - ramp, windshield, side door
Y-Wing - top and front guns, long struts for back engines
B-Wing - wing guns, windshield
Sandcrawler - remote, ladder, droid elevator
Death Star playset - swing rope, dianoga monster
Jabba's palace - pipe, bowl, stand
AT-AT - chin guns
AT-ST - top gun, top cover
If I missed anything and I'm sure there are others, feel free to list them here. I almost forgot, those pesky battery covers are always missing from the electronic vehicles and playsets.
10-18-2001, 09:51 AM
I have one more.
The smuggling compartment cover for the Falcon. Alot of people who see mine are like "where did you that cover from."
10-18-2001, 04:56 PM
The part of the Falcon that removes to uncover the interir of the ship, has a place to put the "floor" that covers the smuggling compartment. Maybe they have to check there, but i agree with evenflow ...that part is always missing. Fortunately i still have my vintage M.F. complete.:)
10-19-2001, 09:44 AM
X-Wing: 4 laser struts.
Ewok Village: 3 braces for the trees, 3 hand rail sections, "rock" fireplace, 2 pegs for the roaster, the "spit" for the roaster, the netting, the boulder to "smash" AT-STs, 3PO's litter, the bracket for the litter, and the elevator.
Falcon: Gun Turret, turret midsection, blue chair for turret midsection, the window for the Gun Turret, Djerak Table, 2 ramp struts, the ramp itself, the cockpit window, the jedi ball, and the "hidden" floorboard.
DeathStar: The trapdoor on 1st floor, the bridge extension on 2nd floor, the cannon on the third floor, and the braces for each floor( 3 white/gray ones on the first, 3 black skinny ones on the second, and two more white/gray slanted ones on the third. Not to mention the foam "trash." 3 squares of pre cut foam, one yellow, one blue, and one black.
Landspeeder: The seats and the windshield. Also make sure the shifter isn't broken.
10-19-2001, 09:44 AM
More added to the list
Cloud Car – canopy
Ewok Batlle Wagon – skull, ladder
Ewok playset – net with string and holder, handrails, firepit
Rebel Command center – cardboard stand
Sandcrawler playset – white pegs
Cantina playset - doors
Cantina (cardboard) playset – white foot pegs
Cloud City playset – white foot pegs
Droid factory - metal pins, white connectors
Mini-rigs – guns, domes
Destroyer playset – battery cover, prisoner holder
Landspeeder - windshield, chairs
X-Wings – guns
TIE Fighters – wing connectors
Snowspeeder – canopy, guns, back thrusters
10-20-2001, 04:02 PM
My missing parts are a'plenty:
Snowspeeder - clear part of canopy, both little engines, harpoon and string
Falcon - training ball and string, ramp struts
X-Wing - 2 top S-foils (yeah, it's busted!), canopy, 2 guns
Y-Wing - bomb
Dewback - reins
Land of Jawas - cardboard sandcrawler
I think that's it.
10-23-2001, 12:19 PM
Remote control Sandcrawler - battery covers both inside vehicle and on the remote - also the antenna is often broken on the remote.
Imperial Troop Transporter - "brain washers" and red battery cover
Dagobah - foam "bog" often deteriorates & breaks away
Desert Skiff - the "rudders" have long points on the bottom that are often broken if the vehicle is set down with the landing gear retracted
Imperial Attack Base - the top panels to the "command center"
That's all I can think of that I didn't see mentioned before.
10-23-2001, 11:04 PM
Here's an example of what I meant by an expensive accessory. :mad:
Swing Rope (http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1650090368)
10-24-2001, 10:19 AM
What is UP with that??? I was just a little kid when I got my first STAR WARS toys and I'm not missing a thing!!! These eBay/Amazon vendors must have really not given a $h1t about their stuff.
I'm glad I have all my toy parts with the toys!!! :D
10-24-2001, 06:49 PM
Speeder Bike rear flaps
String to connect hooka to jar from Jabba's Throne playset
Left cockpit door of Vader's TIE
11-23-2001, 12:37 PM
2 wing guns
both ramp struts
11-23-2001, 12:58 PM
2 wing guns
both ramp struts
11-30-2001, 01:39 PM
Another example of an absurd price for an accessory!
Sandcrawler remote (http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1668514396)
12-20-2001, 11:40 AM
X-Wing: 1 Turret, Canopy, and decals!
04-12-2002, 02:41 PM
Strangely, I got a POTF2 Millenium Falcon.....
the strange thing is, that somebody got spare parts for it somewhere
I noticed that the Smuggler's Compartment cover, the top guns, and one of the Ramp struts are different than the POTF2 version.....
sure enough, they were cannibalized from an original.....
but, it gives the ship character, so I think I'll keep 'em.....
maybe I'll get lucky one day, and find a vintage one cheap.....that needs JUST those parts!
04-12-2002, 06:01 PM
the dagobah adapter that levitates R2-D2 anyone got any?
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