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ARC-170 Fighter (Target Exclusive)

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Kenner Bone Age modular peg system at work here

Remember "Bone Age" by Kenner? The inter-changeable fossilized Dinosaur toys from the late 80's? I like to point out that this and the Clone Drop Ship vehicle toy incorporate the old Bone Age peg system that made those toys so much fun. For example, you can take the wings off the ARC fighter and attach it to the Bone Age T-Rex, which is awesome. I would be interested to learn that these wings could be swapped with the Clone Drop Ship, creating a new vehicle, and vice versa. After all, there is no better property than Star Wars for the modular toy treatment. Japanese kids had a modular X-Wing, and the legos rule, yet every time I'm reminded of the Bone Age connection to these newer toys I feel like Hasbro is missing the boat with their 3 1/4" line.

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Posted by Materialist Zen on 20 November, 2008 - 16:02
Cool Toy

I remember passing on the ARC-170 when it first came out for Ep III and kicking myself for it later. When I read about this one, I knew I'd get it.

Looks quite spiffy hanging above my similarly-decorated Republic Gunship.

Thing that ticked me off, though, was how I bought the thing at full price and a couple months later saw a bunch on sale for $7.50 at Target. BAH!

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Posted by Darth Cirrocu on 22 November, 2008 - 00:01
 
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