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Kidhuman
04-28-2004, 10:12 PM
Looks good. But the box says X-wing fighter on it. :beard: (http://www.galactichunter.com/photo.asp?image=absoluteNm/articlefiles/2698-OTCTIEbx.jpg)

Hellboy
04-29-2004, 12:49 AM
The ship looked far better in the Saga box. Either way though I'm not interested since its the same out of scale TIE that most of us got on clearance at KB months ago. :dis:

mtriv73
04-29-2004, 12:57 PM
I agree. So far I'm passing on all the vehicles announced for this year.

TheDarthVader
04-29-2004, 01:32 PM
Another lame-o figure from hasbro. Of course they wouldn't dare try to improve anything. :rolleyes:

Mr. JabbaJohnL
04-29-2004, 04:21 PM
This is just the rehash one from 1995, right? I mean even though it's not in scale I'm going to buy some (I only have the Saga KB one). The package looks weird, hopefully there'll be stars or something in the background.

JEDIpartner
04-30-2004, 08:31 AM
It's not the 1995 version. The cockpit has been modified to have the proper exhaust ports on the back rather than the clunky battery compartment.

AmanaMatt
04-30-2004, 09:13 AM
Without accurately scaled solar panels, I'll leave this one on the shelves for the rest of you....since I got the Kbee one, and this seems to be that one in a new box, I'll pass.

arctangent
04-30-2004, 09:50 AM
surely to god we have all got one of these by now? what's the point hasbro :confused: ?

bigbarada
05-09-2004, 02:51 PM
So what's the official word on this? Is anyone absolutely sure if this will be a repackaging of the modified KB Toy exclusive from last year?

JEDIpartner
05-10-2004, 10:32 AM
http://www.hasbro.com/starwars/popup_image.cfm?namelg=TieFighter.jpg#

Yes... it is definite.

Lazer Brain
05-10-2004, 11:12 AM
boo hsss... not even a new paint job, blah

later

Pulsar
05-10-2004, 02:08 PM
From the news:
Here is a look at the new OTC TIE Fighter.
This is available for pre-order on ToysRUs.com (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005MKXG/sirstsguidetosta/102-6980775-7036947) for $29.99 and will be available on May 15th. But the linked article is a "Darth Vaders Tie Figher" instead of the OTC Tie-Fighter ... ? Strange ...

JEDIpartner
05-10-2004, 02:09 PM
Hmmm... yeah, there IS a re-issued Vader TIE that is a TRU exclusive. *shrugs*

Pulsar
05-10-2004, 03:07 PM
Which means SirSteve is wrong?

Or is the "Vader Tie" an toy of the OTC Line?