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Modern collection thread

Talk about modern (post 1985) Hasbro toys, including POTF2.
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Grant_C » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:40 pm

I think you should keep buying everything

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby theforceuk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:13 pm

I second that buy what you want, as long as it's legal of course. :? :lol:
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Chico » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:05 pm

Hi folks,

Not sure if anyone is collecting the TLJ line but Home Bargains near Edinburgh was freshly stocked with single and twin pack 3.75" figures - priced the same as their Rogue One stock. :)

Hoping the SOLO stuff will show up soon - have seen almost zero from that line at retail.

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Taffius » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:13 pm

Chico wrote:Hi folks,

Not sure if anyone is collecting the TLJ line but Home Bargains near Edinburgh was freshly stocked with single and twin pack 3.75" figures - priced the same as their Rogue One stock. :)

Hoping the SOLO stuff will show up soon - have seen almost zero from that line at retail.


Cheers Chico. Did see something about that. Bonus!

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Sundancer Squadron » Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:17 am

Got a few days off at last so will hopefully have a hunt and see what I can find. Must admit, Solo figures in general seem to be really thin on the ground, I kind of get the feeling the stock is there to be put out but not done so until TLJ and rogue one figures have gone and other stock is at a minimal level.

I was lucky to get a Mimban trooper that looked suspicious hiding right at the back of the others in my local entertainer, sadly someone is cherry picking and sticking them onto ebay so I have missed out on the others, maybe ill be able to complete the solo run at some point.
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Palifan » Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:33 pm

Sundancer Squadron wrote:Got a few days off at last so will hopefully have a hunt and see what I can find. Must admit, Solo figures in general seem to be really thin on the ground, I kind of get the feeling the stock is there to be put out but not done so until TLJ and rogue one figures have gone and other stock is at a minimal level.

I was lucky to get a Mimban trooper that looked suspicious hiding right at the back of the others in my local entertainer, sadly someone is cherry picking and sticking them onto ebay so I have missed out on the others, maybe ill be able to complete the solo run at some point.



I'm with you on the Solo figures, they just don't seem to be anywhere but I'm sure they will arrive at some point. It does make you wonder how they put these things out but I guess the bigger shops are just waiting for deep discounts on them to get them in stock.

The latest wave of these figures look pretty amazing to me and are some of the best ones release from this new era. It's good to see that the effort is still being made with this type of product but it's a shame that they're so hard to find....well at the right price anyway.

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Sundancer Squadron » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:02 pm

Nothing found today, but added a fourth 6inch ERG. I don't know why but I cant seem to leave those behind, should always be in pairs but thats just my excuse :lol:

Not a huge fan of 5POA but the Solo figures do look a lot nicer than the other lines, fresh clean card backs without unnecessary crap in it. The Sculpts are rather nice too. The stock we get in the Entertainer is all overstock from the EU,US and Canada, the cases that come in never have the short fill figures. At least I was able to get three of the 6inch Solo figures cheaply so not so bad, ill get the rest online.
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Taffius » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:28 am

Well I started well yesterday, but only one Moloch in TK Maxx.
Did find a TFA inquistor in WH Smith of all places!

Other recent purchases include this non mint AT-ACT from online. Just need U wing and TRU Tie now and thats all of Rogue One released (packaging) anyway in 3.75 line.
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Ruby2511 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:26 am

Taffius wrote:Well I started well yesterday, but only one Moloch in TK Maxx.
Did find a TFA inquistor in WH Smith of all places!

Other recent purchases include this non mint AT-ACT from online. Just need U wing and TRU Tie now and thats all of Rogue One released (packaging) anyway in 3.75 line.


Nice pick ups Taff, loving the AT-ACT 8)
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby db94 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:42 am

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Ruby2511 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:02 pm

db94 wrote:Retro figures


Seen these, all of the pre orders have sold out pretty quickly, i do like them and can see them being successful, great price, still going to collect the original figures I had as a kid, though could be tempted in the future :D
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Mini99 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:58 pm

Ruby2511 wrote:
db94 wrote:Retro figures


Seen these, all of the pre orders have sold out pretty quickly, i do like them and can see them being successful, great price, still going to collect the original figures I had as a kid, though could be tempted in the future :D

You can still pre order Russ.
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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby monkey_roo » Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:28 pm

Well - thats a pre-order for me - after almost a decade of not buying figures i fancy these and suspect a full line coming - never used Action Figures so hope they are reliable and looking forward to these... damn it Hasbro...
Hamington Chronicles Volume 1 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00L2BXOJ0
Hamington Chronicles Volume 2 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00RNH5WI8
Hamington Chronicles Volume 3 - http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01412RVI6

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby Mini99 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:34 pm

monkey_roo wrote:Well - thats a pre-order for me - after almost a decade of not buying figures i fancy these and suspect a full line coming - never used Action Figures so hope they are reliable and looking forward to these... damn it Hasbro...

I have been very pleased with thier service so far, I’ve been pre ordering the odd VC figures from them.
Always arrived soon after the figure is launched and well packaged.
I hope that you have the same experience.

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Re: Modern collection thread

Postby monkey_roo » Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:45 pm

to be honest at that price it isn't too much of a worry but looking forward to these - just searching their site and see there is a Moff Tarkin figure under the retro banned - escape from death star game?
https://www.staractionfigures.co.uk/E6172.html

interesting
Hamington Chronicles Volume 1 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00L2BXOJ0
Hamington Chronicles Volume 2 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00RNH5WI8
Hamington Chronicles Volume 3 - http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01412RVI6


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