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Entertainment Earth Astromech Set On Amazon For $39

If you were holding off on the Entertainment Earth exclusive astromech set, now might be the time to pick it up. Amazon.com has it listed for $39.51. Thanks to JTA reader Martin for the tip!

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  • Art

    I remember reading the article about this set on here last year, when EE started taking preorders before they even announced what was in it! Six new Black Series figures in 1 set sounded too good to be true! Then, we all found out it WAS too good to be true and an $80 MSRP was outrageous for 6 astromechs. I’m glad I cancelled my preorder then and even more glad I can now get it at half the price!

    • Mother_Talzin

      This exclusive was the biggest non-event from EE yet. It was hyped to death, and turned out to be droid repaints. I didn’t buy it at $80, and wont even at half price – maybe at 75% off, as I only want one of the droids.

  • CadeSky

    It seems strange to me that a lot of EE exclusive things wind up getting blown out like this. This is tempting but I will probably still pass.

    • Jaden Korr

      Yeah the Imperial Forces 4 pack seems to be holding at around $40-$45 for a while now (which is what I paid just for the Sandtrooper and Oxixo on the secondary market). Hoping to see the Order 66 pack go down in the future too (it’s a great set, I just don’t want to be an extra $20 for fancy packing).

    • Mother_Talzin

      Seems like most of the EE exclusives tend to be repacks and repaints, which are boring for the most part, and explains why so many make it to clearance.

  • I always wondered what Astro droids would look like if Stevie Wonder was in charge of painting them.

  • Kerr Roeder

    Might have to pull the trigger on this one finally. I mainly want the two ANH droids but I may be creating a new space for my Clone Wars stuff soon. It would be nice to add four new droids if I do.

  • CJ

    I might lose that bet now. I can’t remember what I paid for this set in December. Also I haven’t unloaded those stupid Clone Wars droids on ebay- where they’re selling for next to nothing.

  • CharlesUlysses

    It’s worth $40 and no more. The uninspired use of the antiquated sail-barge R2 sculpt killed it.

    That said, an Order 66 price drop can’t come soon enough.

    • Littlegreenwiseguy

      I can’t see these molds as antiquated since it is the most articulated 3.75″ version of an R2 unit action figure to date. Now if you are talking about the 2004 R2-D2 Sail Barge mold, I would agree that one is antiquated by the standard set by these. $40.00 is definitely a fair price for 6 astromechs compared to what Disney wants for the current BB droid unit 4-pack. 4 painted golf balls with a head and NO ARTICULATION. Makes these look fantastic.

  • TatooineSandworm

    Still too expensive for the horrible sculpt they used. Please Listen MrStevie: we never want to see this mold used again. Ever. Never ever again.

    • CJ

      Yeah!

  • Darth Lumberg

    Still too much.$ for cartoon droids. $20…..maybe

  • darthmadonna

    I like the set although I do wish they would have used the other sculpts for the non bartender droids. Over all I do like it even if unfortunately they seemed to have failed in guessing what sculpt we collectors really like.

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