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    BARCs has bite

    Thank you Hasbro for making the speederbikes from Battlestar Galactica's season two (aka Galactica 1980) after waiting for those for 20 years. I was looking at it (the BARC you animals ) and the darned thing is cute!!
    Again the SW Gamer in me (I'm starting to hate him too) is wondering on the tactical purposes of ANY speeder bike, swoop, or BARC in actual combat. Given that an Imperial police officer or Rebel lookout can cover more ground in any urban enviroment, except Endor (of course). Quicker than by droid, regular camera surveillance, or foot patrol which is advisable to have both, either/or, and if you can afford it all three.
    The BARC can only be used as an escort vehicle to draw fire, crowd control and escape of your VIP, like a real police escort (ie. for the Pope, the W, etc.), although again why give a good trooper if you don't have to. That's frustrates me when I play ANY on-line war game. You got some "generals" that exhaust their forces. In real life, even Hussein and Nazis knew better than to send regulars exposed knowing full well about the lack of resources and would send the occasional prisoner to suit up as them and fight in exchange for freedom. The SW toys give me leverage while gaming. that why I don't post anything there YET in this club!
    Maury: The DNA evidence has come back.... and LUKE.... He is your father!!!!
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    Re: BARCs has bite

    All that notwithstanding it's a poorly-made vehicle with a useless pack-in fig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beckmen
    All that notwithstanding it's a poorly-made vehicle with a useless pack-in fig.
    I love the barcs and I dont really care if thhere is a stiff pack in figure
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    Question, can the wheel on the bottom be folded up into the bike? It looks unrealistic with a giant wheel and rip cord hanging from the back.??

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    I hate rip cord gimmicks
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    I have been putting off buying these over the last couple of week or so. I want two of them but I am always on the look out for something else to buy. But I will pick them up eventually. But what I want to know before I buy is why is the pack in figure useless? It looks pretty sweet on the bike in all the pictures, doesn't he fit on the bike??
    "Not again, Obi Wan is going to kill me."

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    Well, he has like 2 or 3 points of articulation and is made out of a rubbery material, from what I have read. I don't think he looks very good, either. He looks like a repaint of a Speeder Bike Pilot from ROTJ.

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    Re: BARCs has bite

    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Marble
    I have been putting off buying these over the last couple of week or so. I want two of them but I am always on the look out for something else to buy. But I will pick them up eventually. But what I want to know before I buy is why is the pack in figure useless? It looks pretty sweet on the bike in all the pictures, doesn't he fit on the bike??
    The JEDI version is sweeter than the one you want!
    Maury: The DNA evidence has come back.... and LUKE.... He is your father!!!!
    Luke: NNNNOOOOOOO!!!!

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    Re: BARCs has bite

    Quote Originally Posted by beckmen
    Well, he has like 2 or 3 points of articulation and is made out of a rubbery material, from what I have read. I don't think he looks very good, either. He looks like a repaint of a Speeder Bike Pilot from ROTJ.
    It is a repaint! In fact it's the same warrior packed with AT-RT!
    Maury: The DNA evidence has come back.... and LUKE.... He is your father!!!!
    Luke: NNNNOOOOOOO!!!!

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    Re: BARCs has bite

    Noo...if you got something that looks like an AT-RT Driver with your Barc, you've been had. The only similiarity between the two is that they're sitting.
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