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bigbarada
06-10-2007, 12:01 AM
That stinks, that's more than I paid for my pickup truck. :mad:

I was really hoping that this would be a 12" figure for two reasons:

1. I would actually be able to afford it without draining my savings.

2. I would be able to take it out of that stupid pose.

Is anyone planning on buying this? I guess, technically, I could afford to buy it, but everyday I would be looking at the thing and thinking to myself, "I could have bought a laptop with what I spent on this 'toy'."

I already have Hasbro's 12" Speeder Bike, so I think I'll just wait to see if Sideshow releases a 12" Biker Scout.

jedi master sal
06-10-2007, 02:03 AM
...I already have Hasbro's 12" Speeder Bike...

This is precisely why I didn't even consider the $800 dollar one. I have five 12" Speeder bikes. 3 Leia, 1 Luke and 1 Biker. I sold one of the Leia's and found a boxed Biker several years later who now goes with the Speederbike.

The Leia 12" w/speederbike I got for only $12.48, so there's NO way I'm going to pay $800 for something simliar and that can be reposed how I want to.

Now if this were say three feet long I might have considered it, nah....

BB, I hear ya man. High end stuff while extremely nice and great conversation pieces, just aren't my fortay. I'm an army builder through and through. So I look at an item for $800 and think that's more than 110 figures I could have. Besides, you drop and somehow break one action figure, no biggie. Do that to this piece and you'll be POed.

Jayspawn
06-10-2007, 10:27 AM
The PF Speeder Bike w/ Scout is f'n sweet as i can say from seeing it in person at CIV. But I'm not gonna spend $800 by a long shot. $600 is still steep but would have been a better price.

I can wait for a standard 12" SS Scout.

El Chuxter
06-10-2007, 11:12 AM
I'm going to get five, and film myself blowing them up.

Hellboy
06-10-2007, 05:14 PM
It is a lot of money, probably to much, but I still pre-ordered one anyway. :hurt: If the edition size is to large I'll be canceling it though. All of the other SW PF figures have been cheaper on the secondary market so I might just pick it up on eBay. We'll see.

JediTricks
06-10-2007, 07:53 PM
A 1:4 scale speederbike and film-accurate rider with 14 points of articulation in high-quality materials and paint, that's not gonna be a Big Lots item. Seeing this sucker in person really puts the Hasbro 12" line version to shame. That said, no way I'm dropping that much coin on ANY collectible.

AmanaMatt
06-12-2007, 02:06 AM
I just bought a house over here in Tx, so there is NO WAY I could afford an $800 item. Even if I could, I would not spend that kinda of dough - its a cool piece, just not a $910 item (once you figure in tax and shipping)!

sergiurusu
06-19-2007, 04:06 AM
If I ever win the lottery I might think of the bikerscout. He is amazing but on $800 I could buy a Master Replicas AT-AT or buy a Master Replicas Stormtrooper Blaster and still get $400 back.

Hellboy
06-19-2007, 08:51 PM
I canceled my order after the edition size was announced. 1500 pieces is definitely not what I call "strictly limited" as they advertised during it's pre-order. No way this piece holds it's value IMO. I'll pick it up on eBay and save a few hundred if I still feel the need to have it.

JediTricks
06-20-2007, 10:29 PM
The MR AT-AT sold for $1200 and I don't think it's gone down on the aftermarket.

Hellboy
06-21-2007, 02:45 PM
Actually the MR AT-AT Signature Edition sells pretty regularly around $850. You can find the regular edition for even less.