Jump to content


What Sets Have You Gotten For The Actual Set/Vehicle


27 replies to this topic

#1 AoNZ

AoNZ

    Posts: 425
    Joined: 22-June 08
    Member: 3367

Posted 20 July 2009 - 09:41 AM

Posted Image
Not sure if there is a topic about this and if so you can close this.
Well this is my first topic and I thought it was an interesting question as I was looking back at my sets.

"Which Lego Sets have you gotten for the Actual Set/Vehicle and not the mini-figs."

I looked at mine and found that I got these ones for the actual vehicles:

Republic Gunship #7676
AT-ST #7657
Drop Ship w/ AT-OT #10195

That's it.
I was quite surprised as I realised that I only wanted the figs from most of the sets I own.

#2 Alldarker

Alldarker

    Posts: 311
    Joined: 08-November 07
    Member: 2162

Posted 20 July 2009 - 09:54 AM

The set I always wanted most for the actual set / vehicle was the 4483 AT-AT. I remember absolutely drooling over the first pictures that appeared, dreaming of the set and counting down the days until it was finally available. I actually (still) love this vehicle so much, I have two on regular display.
The Snowtroopers were a nice bonus, but I wouldn't have cared less if it had included regular Stormtroopers or whatever.

I have an almost complete OT SW Lego collection, but when I buy sets it is usually the combination of the three factors of keeping the collection complete, the vehicle itself and the figures included.

Edited by Siegfried, 20 July 2009 - 10:10 AM.
There's no need to quote the whole first post...

WWAD: What Would Alldarker Do?
My Lego collection


#3 Sinner

Sinner

  • Mike's Magical Elf


    Posts: 19381
    Joined: 29-April 07
    Member: 1554
    Country: Australia

Posted 20 July 2009 - 10:09 AM

Most of my Star Wars sets I bought for the set, not the figs. The only exclusions are Endor, 7659 Imperial Landing Craft... and obviously the battle packs.





Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Full details on the Siegfried About Me page!


#4 Shadows

Shadows

  • Free Online Spell Checker


    Posts: 14645
    Joined: 30-April 07
    Member: 1558
    Country: USA

Posted 20 July 2009 - 10:15 AM

I came out of my dark ages by buying the original 1999 releases, and in that case, it was the ships because I hadn't experienced the figures yet. I wasn't really a minifig kid when I was growing up, so I didn't think about it until I was building them.

Then I realised how incredible they were and almost instantly converted to giving them the most consideration.

Still, I've bought most of the UCS sets (all but the RBR and Snowspeeder, both of which I would have loved but couldn't afford), so I do have some love for the ships as well.

Shadows is looking for stalkers. Yep, you heard me right. CLICKY!



New Member? Read This | Questions? Need Help? Ask Here
Site Guidelines | Eurobricks FAQ | Visual User Guide | Tutorials


#5 Oky

Oky

  • I am O-ky, English-German relations


    Posts: 9117
    Joined: 02-October 07
    Member: 2028
    Country: USA

Posted 20 July 2009 - 10:42 AM

Interesting topic! :thumbup:  But not your first. :tongue:
This excludes sets which we bought for parts, right? And figless sets don't count, right?

Sets I have gotten:
Fighter Tank
AAT (CW)
AT-TE Walker
Hailfire Droid & Spider Droid
Mos Espa Podrace
Millenium Falcon (Hoth)
Bounty Hunter Pursuit
AT-ST (old)
Snowspeeder (old)
Naboo Fighter(old)
A-Wing Fighter(old)
TIE Fighter

Sets I want to buy:
RGS
RAS (even though Mace & the pilot are big factors for me to get this set, I chose this over the magnet set because I want the shuttle too)
Ahsoka's SF
AT-OT with Dropship

I'm actually surprised at this high number because minifigs are very important to me these days. :classic:

#6 ADHO15

ADHO15

  • Another day, another hat


    Posts: 3813
    Joined: 07-January 08
    Member: 2428
    Country: NZ

Posted 20 July 2009 - 11:05 AM

I buy most of my sets because I want the set/vehicle, not just the figs. Of course, the sets would do nothing for me without figs, and figs would be nothing without sets, so there is some balance. Obviously, I buy battlepacks for the figs, but most of the others are for both figs and set.

Edited by ADHO15, 20 July 2009 - 11:06 AM.

Posted Image------------Posted Image  -  V2.0 NOT coming soon... (got bored of working on it)
Click here to support my Jedi Temple MOC (pictured) on LEGO Ideas

#7 Jammiedodger

Jammiedodger

  • Halfway through Englishman


    Posts: 2303
    Joined: 02-September 08
    Member: 3865
    Country: England

Posted 20 July 2009 - 11:15 AM

Hmm...this is hard! :look: :laugh:

Fighter Tank
Hailfire Droid & Spider Droid
Bounty Hunter Pursuit
AT-ST (old, but I took it apart and use different pieces now)
AAT (Both versions, I have two of each :classic:)
Snowspeeder (old, bought one, got four from mate)
White Snowspeeder (Yeh, got one of these)
AT-AT (missing some parts, use pieces for other stuff now :blush:)
Naboo Fighter (old, got two)
TIE Fighter (LUL)
TIE Interceptor
Solar Sailor
Geonosian Fighter
AT-TE Walker

And the all new sets that are coming out! :tongue:

#8 YG-49

YG-49

  • Missed one


    Posts: 1381
    Joined: 31-January 09
    Member: 5171

Posted 20 July 2009 - 11:21 AM

One. The Sandcrawler. Actually, I got it 75% for the vehicle, and 25% for the figs. Who doesn't love Jawas?!
SPACE FOR RENT

I felt my old sig was too big, so it's gone.

I'll miss it.

My fantastic avatar is by Jebediahs.

#9 Commander_Rob

Commander_Rob

    Posts: 434
    Joined: 01-September 08
    Member: 3863
    Country: Germany

Posted 20 July 2009 - 11:37 AM

OK, let`s see:

-both AT-TEs
-new AT-AT, but I liked the old one too
-Millenium Falcon
-Imperial Stardestroyer, well partially, also for Tarkin
-AT-ST (new)
-Imperial Landing Craft
-AT-AP
-Republic Fighter Tank, even though at the time two white clones were a nice thing to have
-Death Star, about 50-50 figures and set, maybe a bit more in favour of the figs
-X-Wing & Yoda`s Hut (for the X-Wing!)

Apart from that, everything that I have and that contains just rather generic figs, like most starfighters.
Just call me Rob.

#10 The Cobra

The Cobra

  • RA Anniversary that 'jumps' in once a year


    Posts: 1489
    Joined: 17-March 08
    Member: 2895
    Country: Italy

Posted 20 July 2009 - 11:40 AM

I only buy Fig packs (1x each) and you hardly buy those for the vehicles!
Most overread phrase on S@H: "Sorry, item is not available in this country: Italy."

Quick Links: My introduction topic -  My first sets - My LDD MOCs. My Brickset: Have list - Want list. Reviews archive: see About me page.

#11 pedro

pedro

  • Crazy Junction Master


    Posts: 1346
    Joined: 13-February 07
    Member: 1364
    Country: England.

Posted 20 July 2009 - 12:06 PM

I've collected Star Wars LEGO since it was released in '98. Obviously many sets feature starfighters, spaceships, droids, etc. which makes them worthy of purchase regardless of the minifigs!

I started typing a list but it was starting to get way too long... so I've put down a few choice picks where the minifig was filler but the set was killer! Many of these I own the originals too...

A-wing 6207 - bought two!
B-wing 6208
Y-wing 7658 - one of my all-time favourites

Tie Fighter 7146
Tie Bomber 4479

V-16 Torrent 7674

As well as...

Hailfire & Spider Droid 7670
Droid Gunship 7678

To name just a few!

#12 DarthSion

DarthSion

  • Almost Delicious


    Posts: 2203
    Joined: 14-January 09
    Member: 5003
    Country: Australia

Posted 20 July 2009 - 12:50 PM

Simple, all of them, the mini figures only make me chose which order.
I suffer from chronic apathy, I was going to go see a doctor about it, but I don't really care.
Twitter for dummy's, kind of redundant isn't it.
A hacker does for love what others would not do for money.
APATHY ERROR: Don't bother striking any key.
Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view. -Ben Kenobi, 'The Return of the Jedi'

#13 HumanPackMule

HumanPackMule

    Posts: 740
    Joined: 29-May 09
    Member: 6241
    Country: U.S.A

Posted 20 July 2009 - 02:26 PM

V-19 Torrent and the droid gunship
For an optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, it is half empty. To the engineer, it is twice as big as it needs to be.

#14 Mraz Skintas

Mraz Skintas

    Posts: 753
    Joined: 22-April 09
    Member: 5865
    Country: USA

Posted 20 July 2009 - 04:40 PM

The new Republic Gunship (MODed first into ARC Gunship, getting second on 24th.)
ARC-170
V-Wing. About 10
New AT-TE
New AT-ST (2007)
Jedi Starfighter and Hyperdrive Booster Ring (But the figs were a bonus)
Anakins Fighter
Naboo N-1 Starfighter and Vulture Droid
AAT (Both)
Hailfire Tank (There were no figs though...)
2001 TIE Fighter
2002 Jedi Starfighter
T-16 Skyhopper
Geonosian Starfighter (Figs were another nice bonus)
2004 Snowspeeder (3)
2004 X-wing (Again, nice figs though)
Wookiee Attack (2 or 3) (Still love that Tank Droid, should put it back together)
Ultimate Space Battle
2006 A-wing (2 or 3)
General Grievous Starfighter (Fig wasn't great at all)
V-19
And the New Tank Droid as well.

Posted Image

-'Skintas

#15 Spyder

Spyder

  • Minifig Identikit


    Posts: 877
    Joined: 28-February 09
    Member: 5419
    Country: USA

Posted 20 July 2009 - 08:16 PM

6209 played a big role in my Lego life. It was what started to get me interested in Lego. I got it strictly because the ship just looked so amazing, and I couldn't believe it was made of Lego. Summer of 2008, I was browsing a little bit on the Lego website to see if they had anything else nice like the Slave I. That's when I stumbled upon 7888. It was a dream come true. I quickly went to Toys R Us and picked it up. Now remember, these are all just sets that I got for the vehicle. I got 7888 for the tumbler. I just had to have the tumbler in Lego form. I bought 7737 because of the amount and variety of pieces in the set. 7621 I got because of all the nice tan pieces and the other random colored pieces in it. Those are pretty much the only sets that I've ever bought that I don't get for the minifigs. I just love those little guys! Oh, and I bought 10192 and 10186, not for the minifigs, but because they were on sale. :tongue:
"You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain." -Harvey Dent, The Dark Knight

Long Live The Nizam!

Quoting Charlieboy:

Quote

Be carefull playing lego in the nude,those small parts can get everywhere!!!

#16 Mraz Skintas

Mraz Skintas

    Posts: 753
    Joined: 22-April 09
    Member: 5865
    Country: USA

Posted 20 July 2009 - 08:40 PM

Hey, Spyder, could you possibly add names to those sets. I don't recognize them all.

Posted Image

-'Skintas

#17 Holy Diver

Holy Diver

    Posts: 205
    Joined: 12-June 08
    Member: 3285

Posted 21 July 2009 - 03:00 AM

Fighter Tank
AT-AT
Pirate Tank (when it is released)
AAT
AT-TE
Snowspeeder
X-wing
Y-wing
B-wing
A-wing
AT-AP

#18 KielDaMan

KielDaMan

    Posts: 9541
    Joined: 04-February 09
    Member: 5203
    Country: PILIPINAS

Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:23 AM

My two most favorite SW ships:

1. Republic Gunship (7676) - TCW
2. X-Wing Fighter (6212) - OT

NEW! Legends of Chima Review: 70008 - Gorzan's Gorilla Striker

Posted Image

Currently playing as the Sheriff Kenneth Emanuel in Tamamono's Silver City Mafia

My Eurobricks Page / My flickr / My MOCpages


#19 RileyC

RileyC

  • >-- Stupid Cupid --> <3


    Posts: 2999
    Joined: 10-February 09
    Member: 5251
    Country: New Zealand

Posted 21 July 2009 - 06:50 AM

I bought the at st for the vehicle (not the one in the endor bunker) for the at st because the driver wasnt that special. I also got the y wing for the ship because the rebel pilot is that great. The rest of my sets I probably did get for the minifigs.

Formerly gone by the name of "Roncanator"

Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Playing as Yasuko a Model in Yakusa Family Mafia
Played as Rickety Cannon a Town Nerd in Dr. Bloodbrick's Asylum II: Fraulein Bloodbrick Mafia
Played as Ruxana a Town Pilot in Baritones 3 Mafia
Played as Roweena Karnata a Town Guard General turned Dark One in The Coming Darkness Mafystery
Played as Cookie Custer an Insane from Spider Ward in Dr. Bloodbrick's Asylum Mafia
Played as Ron Canter a Town Folk turned Noodles Family in Eurodina Mafia
Played as Todd "Bulltoad" Bulstrode an Innocent from Slytherin in Hogwarts Mafia
Played as Ron Callister a Sane Pilot in Dystopia Mafia
Played as Ron Toreil an Honoured soldier in Imperial Soldier's Mafia


#20 huck to flat

huck to flat

    Posts: 181
    Joined: 09-June 09
    Member: 6339
    Country: ~ New Zealand

Posted 21 July 2009 - 08:30 AM

I think so far, I've gotten, for the vehicles..

V-19
AT-AP
New tank droid
Slave 1
ISD

The figures are still a nice bonus.
I Have SW figures, please PM me if you would like to buy some. :)

#21 fenris

fenris

  • Photo This!


    Posts: 414
    Joined: 03-July 09
    Member: 6569
    Country: Austria

Posted 21 July 2009 - 11:42 AM

AT-ST: a must have for an OT fan

Imperial Landing Craft: love those old school ships

Imperial Inspection: figs are more than awesome, but i like the ship too

but mainly i'm collecting the figs...

#22 Future74

Future74

    Posts: 677
    Joined: 25-December 08
    Member: 4801
    Country: Netherlands

Posted 22 July 2009 - 12:55 PM

Almost every set that I've got I bought for the set and not just for the minifigures, except of course for the battlepacks and magnet sets.

(Real) exceptions:
- Dessert skiff (was a gift, but would have been one...)
- Naboo Swamp
I'm not a fool... I'm an AFOL!

My Star Wars Lego sets
My Brickshelf gallery
My MOCs, MODs and Review topic links
Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

#23 Eilif

Eilif

  • Eco-friendly cheapskate


    Posts: 1272
    Joined: 20-March 08
    Member: 2913
    Country: USA

Posted 22 July 2009 - 01:47 PM

Now that the prices have gone so high, and there aren't that many sets that interest me, I usually get Star Wars sets only when they are on sale, or from resale shops.  However last year I did buy the Y-Wing #7658. I've always liked that vehicle, and it's lasted longer on my shelf than most sets.
Visit scenic Brickington
Article: How to get LEGO for a Penny Per Piece
Member, Northern Illinois LEGO Train Club.

#24 nintha

nintha

    Posts: 237
    Joined: 18-June 09
    Member: 6432
    Country: The USA

Posted 23 July 2009 - 06:49 PM

I got set 6212 x-wing fighterand the v-wing bomber for the actual set but i think thats it for star wars sets but I did get set 6243 Brickbeards Bounty for the actual set.

Like Legoman and calebexo01, I am also a christian and proud of it.
My Flickr


#25 LEGOMAN132

LEGOMAN132

    Posts: 738
    Joined: 11-February 08
    Member: 2726

Posted 23 July 2009 - 07:47 PM

Most sets are for both but I did buy the Scuderia Ferrari Truck just for the truck.



Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users