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plo koon 200
01-19-2005, 07:30 PM
I found General Grievous and Wookie Warrior at the Rancho Cucamonga Wal-Mart.
The quality of these figures is pretty good, especially the Wookie Warrrior. Good articualtion and accessories. Much better than the AOTC sneak peak figures. And, the packaging looks better in person, much better. It really stands out. And, the bubble stacks and are not easily damaged. Darth Vader's head is the area that can be most easily damaged.
01-19-2005, 07:38 PM
01-19-2005, 08:44 PM
Pfft... Coruscant isn't divided into states. They have provinces. Geez.
01-19-2005, 08:49 PM
Well, it's all beginning now. First the Lego's on the KB website now the Preview Figs showing up. It's getting closer and closer and with the merchandise starting to show up I'm getting more excited.
01-19-2005, 09:18 PM
Found in Cali. Tycho found them too in the LA Just found thread.
BTW, can a mod move this to Just Found area. I would, but powerless here.
plo koon 200
01-19-2005, 09:28 PM
I foudn them In Cali as well.
Kidhuman I was going to post this in the Just Found Thread but I put it here to discuss the Sneak Peak figures as other collectors found them and what they thought of them.
01-19-2005, 09:38 PM
Its all good PK200. Either way it will be seen. Let the mods of the section decide. If they dont mind it, then its all good.
01-19-2005, 10:10 PM
SWEET!! I'm heading to 2 possible 24 hour Wal'Mart's tonight!!!
01-19-2005, 10:24 PM
Eh, i moved it to the Just found Cali section. Don't worry. it'll get posts there, i promise you that. :D
01-20-2005, 01:23 PM
How many points of articulation does Grievous have & where are they Plo?
plo koon 200
01-20-2005, 01:59 PM
Grievous has 10. The Wookie Warrior has 14.
Grievous articulation is in his mid-chest, neck, arms, elbows, legs, and knees. In other words he has pretty standard articualtion. He is about on the same quality level of most Saga '04 figures. He also has a cape which the Basic one wont, a gun, and a lightsaber.
The Wookie Warrior has articulation in his neck, mid-chest, lower-chest, arms, elbows, wrists, legs, and knees. This figure is almost on VOTC quality level but not quite there. He also comes with a cool gun, and some armor.
I will also note that none of these figures have a base. And, I forgot to mention that these cards CANNOT fit in a Star Case.
01-20-2005, 02:17 PM
01-20-2005, 03:59 PM
Can you provide an SKU # so we can go argue with the stock boys and get us these figures ???!!!
Val Da Car
01-20-2005, 06:27 PM
I think these have an release (escape) date of Feb 1, maybe.
01-20-2005, 06:49 PM
Man, it sucks living in Michigan. :(
plo koon 200
01-20-2005, 09:22 PM
My pleasure Battle Droid.
Jedi Boulton, the UPC number on my Grievous is 0 76930 85362 7
Will this be sufficent information.
Val Da Car
01-21-2005, 07:45 PM
I guess I should go to work a little late on Feb 1.
My Target has 12 pegs for Preview figures and 4 Animated rows.....with 6 Animated figures out.
no Saturday road trips for me with 6 - 12 inches of snow due this upcoming Saturday.
01-23-2005, 05:07 PM
Just found 3 of the 4 in Virginia Beach. WM didn't have any of R4 whatever his name is.
01-23-2005, 05:22 PM
Just found all 4 in the Washington DC area - Springfield VA
01-24-2005, 12:21 AM
My local Wal-Mart started stocking the ROTS Sneak Preview figures tonight (1-23). I picked up General Grievous, Tion Medon and Wookie Warrior, but passed on R4-G9 because the cards were in miserable condition. There were at least 4 more unopened cases nearby, so I thought I'd wait on the astro droid. R4-G9 and Medon were each packed 3 to a case and the other 2 filled the rest of the case. I don't know if that is the only case assortment or not.
The figures are all pretty cool, but I don't care for the packaging.
01-26-2005, 01:23 AM
Found all 4 Sneak Preview figures at my local TRU (Midland, TX) of all places this past Sunday(1-23) at noon when the store opened. A guy that i know who works there told me the day before to come back on Sunday when the store opened, for he saw there were new SW figures available. I picked up 2 of each new figure!
Last night (1-24) another friend of mine at a Wal-Mart in Odessa, TX called me up and told me to come down to check out the new SW Sneak Preview figures (sorry to say there were no Anakin Jedi Starfighters or Wookiee Water Blasters on the pallet). I felt bad, esp because he knew i had been searching for the 4 new ROTS figures, but i told him i already picked those 4 up at TRU on Sunday. I at least got him to empty out a display case for me and to take home! I also noticed that Wal-Mart boxes only had Hasbro marked on them for the 4 ROTS figures, and in a pinkish or purplish writting was marked, "DO NOT OPEN UNTIL FEB. 1" My friend knew those had to be the new SW figures, even when another employee asked him if he was sure of this. He was right. He had pulled out all 5 cases of new ROTS figures, each case had 20 figures inside. These are to be put on an end-cap by Feb. 1 at each Wal-Mart.
So good luck all you guys out there and happy hunting!
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