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  1. Just to let you know, General Admission is only available on Saturday. Friday is resereved for attendees only. So you would not be able to get into the Friday seminars or purchase the exclusives. If they do a para drop though you will be able to see/attend that. Reading on the other boards, it appears that a good number of regulars are going to the convention, so the attendace should not be too bad. See you guys there! Michael Bulletman Big B
  2. Just to clear thing up a little here this years para drop is going to be diffrent then years past. It is being done indoors so the drop is in the main atrium of the building. You do not pay to throw figures off or to catch them. I really doubt they are going to let the kids catch them this year from what Lanny has said about the Red Ninja. After the paradrop they will sell the figures with chute for around $20-30. The Chut will be silked screened with the new Club logo in color on a black chute. The harness for the chut is actuall a good and no worries about a figure coming loose unless someone does not snap all the buckles on it. Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  3. We do not know, other then the Rowdy Roddy Piper figure, what else is planned. Lanny has said he will put up the artwork for the Piper figure. No good samples of the figure yet. Everything else is going to be kept under wraps until the convention. But we all figure a Mauler, a possible 2 figure pack (Grand Slame with silver pads and jet pack maybe?? and Rumbler maybe?) or a 3 figure pack, and one more vehicle (from Clutch's filecard, the Vamp or AWE or I think the Hammer) Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  4. Just got the Club email, they said the hotel block is over 100% full and they have more rooms added and they are looking into another hotel in case of overflow!! This has to be a good sign, wonder how well the convention sets are selling. Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  5. Really? I swore they did it last year, I remember talking with someone who did it and I was cursing the fact that I had already renewed at the beginning of June. Well sorry for misinforming, blame it on the late night and a lousy weekend! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  6. Okay, so just to get everything straight... To get the extra exclusives (for certain), I should pre-register so I can get them Thursday night along with the figure set. Or I can (most likely) get them Friday morning, whether I pre-register or not. Correct? Correct! Since I'm flying in I'll really have to come Thursday either way, though... Thursday registration is a fun night and is the kick off for the convention. If you are there come down to the check in area and just hang out and have fun. Now do I have to be a member for the extra exclusives? Do members get discounts and/or are guaranteed to get one if they want? You do not have to be a member and there is no price diffrence AT the convention. There is no guarantee to get one, that is why they made the limit 1 per badge to try and help assure people can get at least one. I really do not see any exclusives selling out before saturday night. Though if you are not a member, join up then order your set, or join/renew while at the convention as you will be able to get this years membership figure(Copperhead) and you will also get next years figure when that one is shipped! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  7. No the diffrence with the Collectors Club Iron Mech was that it was made in a limited run. The smaller production run, around 500 to 700 for the Iron Mech, then a much, much larger run, 10,000+ for the Defence Mech. That raised the price more then the packaging did. Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  8. The only thing I know for sure is the 8"(Sigma style) Red Ninja for the "Paradrop" per the brochure. They MAY do something else, but so far have not gotten any answers to our questions on the Club forum. Will let you know if we find anything out. The first day (thursday night and friday morning) the convention exclusives are limited to one per badge. This is to make sure everyone has a chance to get at least one of each of the exclusives. Then on Friday afternoon or possibly saturday, they will allow you to purchase as many as you want. So basicly the Mauler(speculated but pretty much a lock), Piper (confirmed), and probably a 2 pack of figures will be limited to one each on thursday night check in and friday morning. Then after that time you will be allowed to buy as many as you want of each. Hope that helps! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  9. So when do those become available exactly? I believe only if u pre-reg u can pick up one pre box set of the exclusives that night! Includin a loose set anyone who did not pre-reg has to wait till the next day. Or if u want more then one exclusive and only got one box set. Sorry, is that Thursday or Friday night? What do you think they're going to do with all those 8" Red Ninjas? The Red Ninjas will be tossed from the top of the hotel for the para drop, if you catch one you keep it! Thursday night is Convention check in, it starts around 6pm, everybody lines up and chat and pick up your box set and free attendee item and badges. Then if you want you can get in line to purchase the other Convention exclusives from the Club store. (Convention exclusives are limited to 1 of each per badge on thursday and friday morning) Friday morning you can also check in, the para drop is usally about 10am, sometimes there is a noon roundtable. The dealer room opens up for previews at about 1pm and closes at around 4pm. If you need any other info just ask! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!!
  10. A darker grey would work much better then black on the knee pads and boots. A nice charchole grey to help break up all the black. But I agree that is the better looking Snake Eyes that has been released. Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  11. These then, will move like crazy. If you see 'em.... BUY 'em! I agree Ken! I plan on getting a set for Toys For Tots this year along with a set (or two) for me. With the Wal-Mart homeoffice down the road and at least 9 Wal-Marts within an hour of me, I am hoping to have no problems finding them! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  12. Forcehunter, yes you will get the attendee bonus when you pick up your set, even on friday. If you get in around 2 on friday that is around the time they open the dealers room for attendee preview, so grab your badge and box set and get ready to spend!! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  13. The Club has confirmed that the MSRP is going to be $10!!! I cannot wait to get my hands on these guys! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  14. From the interview in the June Club newsletter this wave should consist of all new molds as this is the first wave of the "expanded" line. The first batch was done so they could get something out to store shelves on time. I expect only Cobra Trooper and possible Beachhead to be the only figures to use previous parts. Again this is going by the interview with the designer. Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
  15. I do not see the TRU 6 pack being used as they do not look very female in the chest region. I think they may use the Jinx chest with removable web gear. Like the DTC wave 4 officer gear. Then use any arm, waist, and leg combo and a new headsculpt! For the tanks I am hoping maybe one or two Slaughters Marauders tanks, or possible a kitbash in the spirit of the Marauders, as the description said that Cobra is using tanks based on stolen Joe blueprints!! Michael Bulletman Big B All Hail DOB!!
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