Starbug "toy"

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  1. Clarence

    Clarence First Technician

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    Has anyone bought one of those starbug (with sound) playset's, looks like they are made by skynet with 4 little figures. I sometimes see people list them on ebay and they go for about £70 I guess but I see you can get them new from Japan for not much more?
    Thinking of getting one, any views?
     
  2. Clarence

    Clarence First Technician

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    Thanks kry10 don't think I could stretch to buying two but might get one. One thing I can't work out from the pictures I have seen is how big they are?
     
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    karnie Supply Officer

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    It's definitely worth having, but like Kry10 says, the sounds probably won't work properly, it's just a manufacture's defect, and if you do decide to remove it from the packaging, be very careful of the legs, they are fragile. He and I are of separate minds about removing it from packaging; if you want to retain the value for selling later on and don't mind displaying the bulky packaging, then obviously leave in it; however I feel it's worth opening and enjoying its beauty close up, plus you can see all the detail on the inside, including a talkie toaster, the bunks, the cockpit and pop-up Holly. :-D
     
  4. Clarence

    Clarence First Technician

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    I do fancy getting one, I know my wife will think I am sad though. I just have to make sure she doesn't see the price, I managed to get away with getting the smegzines by telling her I got both volumes for £3 on eBay so might have to try the same trick. Thanks for the dimensions and advice on the sound card. Will let you know my thoughts If I get round to ordering one.
     
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    sundayforsammy Deck Sergeant

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    simulant37 Science Officer

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    Maybe invest in some RD sextoys to keep her happy?!? :eek:ops:
     
  7. karnie

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    Gives new meaning to the age-old question, "Short and thick, or long pencil version?" :lol:
     
  8. TomMassey250

    TomMassey250 Skutter

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    Hi :-) I am the seller of that Starbug toy linked above, I've got two of them so I decided to sell one. Sadly two of the little figures are missing, which is a total shame (they never came with it from the seller I got it from) but the ship itself is genuinely beautiful, almost an exact replica of the show model.

    I'd be looking for around £60-ish for it, plus a little for P&P considering its in perfect condition with its box (just minus the two minifigs) Maybe somebody out there has the little figures and a broken starbug and would like to combine the sets? :-D Let me know if you do.
     

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