|10-10-2011, 01:26 AM||#1601|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Middle Kingdom, i.e. Kansas City
They make great generic soldiers for Cobra to slaughter to me, but I buy PTE for the vehicles. Gee, same strategy that Joe had originally, the figures were accessories to the vehicles.
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|10-10-2011, 02:18 AM||#1602|
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Howard, WI
I consider the PTE figures to be like 3 3/4 inch plastic army men. They don't stand out but make good backround figures.
I have not seen the new bunker sets yet
|10-10-2011, 08:29 AM||#1603|
Join Date: Apr 2010
I have hundreds of the figures. I bought many of them from people on this forum.
They are cheap, and uniform and they look fantastic as a large scale force.
Sorry about the poor image quality. It's too late to take a better one right now.
Also, you might notice that half of the PTE soldiers are wearing Corps heads. I buy Corps figures for thier heads, which I repaint and modify the necks then attach them to PTE soldiers. It gives a bit more variety in my armies.
Again, sorry for the image quality. These pics were taken for my reference and were not intended to be shared.
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|10-10-2011, 09:03 AM||#1604|
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The Mitten
i usually give the pte figs to the neighbor kid or throw them away, i really cant stand them, dont even use them as "background" figs
|10-10-2011, 09:38 AM||#1605|
Large Hadron Collider
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Jackson, GA
I found the new bunker and building sets at Big Lots yesterday. Here's a shot of the bunker, it's pretty nice.
|10-10-2011, 09:59 AM||#1606|
Psy Ops Trainee
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: St. Paul, MN
I was at TRU over the weekend and saw the new True Hero's mega vehicle- the L.A.S.E.R. Storm Aircraft. (True Heroes L.A.S.E.R. Storm Aircraft - Toys R Us - Toys "R" Us) At first I thought, eh, this thing looks like crap. My second look changed my mind. Its huge, has plenty of action features, (swing out wings, feet that swing down to grab vehicles for capture or to deploy on a battle field, etc) it holds several figures, and is just ripe for customizing. This thing could go great in a joe- or marvel- verse.
Not as Joe friendly as the AB-115 "shark"/Specter gunship, but still, not bad at all. If I had the space to display this guy, I think I would have bought it on the spot.
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|10-10-2011, 10:01 AM||#1607|
Join Date: Oct 2008
|10-10-2011, 11:06 AM||#1608|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Winter Springs, Fl
Even this ground vehicle from the same line is not bad.
True Heroes L.A.S.E.R. Rockslide Land Vehicle - Toys R Us - Toys "R" Us
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|10-10-2011, 11:44 AM||#1609|
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
Exciter, in your case I stand corrected. However, in your second pic of the figs on the shelf that 2nd one on the lower right cheesing real big looks like something from the movie puppet master.
Will trade multiples from my haves for the Scarlet and/or Biggles Jones figure from the GI Joe/TF Crossover set.
|10-10-2011, 11:44 AM||#1610|
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Pinellas Park, Florida
Ixz72, I dig it^
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