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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:10 pm 
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That's right we finally got our video online. It was filmed for us by the So-Cal Ghostbusters with a little help from Ghostbusters Fan, Borzou. This video takes an almost too indepth look at the Ghost Trap from Mattel. We look at every aspect of it, every feature, and even take a few measurements! Definitely a must see!

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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:12 pm 
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awe yea props to me for filming! <3

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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:20 pm 
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I'm glad they got a lot of the features. I would have been happy with it opening, wire detach, and the trap coming out to go into containment unit and still would have been happy. Just need to find a way to attach for costume purposes now.

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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:25 pm 
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Well I'm sold after seeing it in action thanks guys


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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:31 pm 
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Holy shit! This thing's amazing...! and 135? I'm totally sold!

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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:34 pm 
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Good job on the video, I love this can't wait to get one!

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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:39 pm 
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Yep, I'm totally getting one of these! Thanks for the video fellas!


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PostPosted: July 22nd, 2011, 11:46 pm 
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I love it product of the year!


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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 12:15 am 
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And they got my money! This video alone brought me so much happiness.


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Great now I'll never get to sleep. I viewed this video at 1am and now my brain is abuzz with excitment and possibilities for adding a belt hook.

It looks like the traditional attachment would be the way to go mounted right on the battery lid. I suppose it really depends on how much floor clearance the wheels provide. Also depending on the thickess of the plastic lid you'd probably have to cut the attachment bolts pretty dard short. Perhaps a strong adhesive would make a suitable alternative?

(Shut up, brain. Sleep now; plot, plan and possibly scheme later.)


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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 12:33 am 
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The tape measure was a nice touch. I do wonder if much will change with the trap between now and October, now that I've gotten such a good look at it. Thanks for the video So-Cal.

For $135 you're getting a ton of functionality with respectable looks, but I don't think this will impact prop builder/sellers the way the PKE did. I definitely will be buying one, but I'm still likely to build one myself. If the trap had some aluminum on it maybe it would be all I need, but as it stands it's juuust a shade too plasticy looking to be my only trap.


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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 12:38 am 
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Very cool, thanks for posting this up so quick!


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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 12:39 am 
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The only thing I hope they'll address (that they realistically could) between now and the final version is the differing plastics. Some parts have a familiar plastic sheen and other areas are extremely flat. It makes the toy-engineering very obvious.


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Dear god.. it's more amazing than I originally thought. I want 2 now !!!! . it's cool they include additional red rods. think I'll repaint the silver ones yellow ; )

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Mother of god thats cool.


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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 1:06 am 
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when she said then showed that the cartridge can come out, I lost it and had a nerdgasm, and that doesn't happen alot to me.


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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 1:13 am 
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Yeah theres a RELEASE button on the front of the trap that releases the cartridge from the rest of the trap.

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Thank you SoCal! Nice job you did! ==6

Also I wasn't even a little surprised when Borzou pulled out the measuring tape! LOL

But again kudos to all involved and to AJ for posting.

I'll def get one or two of these

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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 1:31 am 
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Brilliant, but still making a metal one I don't have to treat with kid gloves.


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Sold on this, seriously.

Sold.

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I'll be getting one. All that functionality for only $135? Sold.

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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 2:10 am 
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Awesome video i'm definitly getting 2 of these!!!

But did anyone else notice that not once did the camera show that girl's face, you perv's :P


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From where I'm at I heard $155?

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Excellent video guys. Superb recon , thankyou so much... 2 traps for meeee.... :blush:


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dfak2009 wrote:
Awesome video i'm definitly getting 2 of these!!!

But did anyone else notice that not once did the camera show that girl's face, you perv's :P


actually the video did show her face, 4 or so times.
someone was paying too much attention to the trap in the video i think...


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Yeah, def thinking I'm down for 2 now.

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That looks awesome, i'll definitely pick one up, Mattel are producing some great stuff for a reasonable cost too! wish i'd had these as a kid

Thanks Borz, and everyone for filming that! and Thanks for posting it AJ
your getting some great exclusive stuff to post this year its great for GBfans


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110% sold. Getting at least 2.

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PostPosted: July 23rd, 2011, 5:35 am 
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I wonder how long it takes for the release to break on the cartridge. I can see that cartridge falling out when you're walking along and breaking. If it simply slides out like that, that's going to be a problem. Hopefully there is a good safety catch or something to prevent that from being an issue.


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An astounding video, thanks for posting... it'll definitely help sell the Trap to people, it's helped sell it to me.

I don't say this as most of the time I strongly dislike it, but in this case it's appropriate:

Good job you did.

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