Huge information for Star Wars followers and LEGO followers alike, as LEGO has introduced the fan-voted new set that may be part of their LEGO Final Collector’s line-up: The Republic Gunship from Star Wars: Assault of the Clones, in addition to the animated collection Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The set was voted for by the followers as the subsequent set to be launched, amassing simply over half of the vote at 58%.
The brand new set is made up of three,292 items and is appropriate for each new and skilled builders. Accompanying the ship, the set can even include LEGO Star Wars Minifigures Jedi Grasp Mace Windu and a Clone Trooper Commander.
The set was created by veteran designer Hans Schölmer who beforehand designed the enduring UCS Millenium Falcon and UCS A-wing, and has designed a complete of 37 LEGO units. LEGO is not any stranger to crafting units for the Star Wars franchise, as they’ve created over 150 units for the prequels alone.
There’s loads of pleasure from the followers surrounding this piece, and rightfully so, as it’ll make for a enjoyable problem to construct, in addition to an incredible show afterward. The piece may be very detailed and correct in look to that of the gunship from the film. It boasts 74cm wings and has free-swinging doorways on both facet, which supplies it a number of the largest shifting elements in LEGO Star Wars historical past. When discussing the brand new set, Inventive Lead Jens Kronvold Frederiksen had this to say:
“Our followers are at all times developing with ideas and concepts for the LEGO Star Wars vary – so it was nice to present them the chance to let their voices be heard and select the subsequent UCS set. There’s at all times an unlimited accountability to ship a top quality design, and the set that Hans has crafted is a triumph, significantly the scale. We knew our followers would wish to show this mannequin however we didn’t wish to compromise on the dimensions versus the power to exhibit it. I can’t wait to see how the followers incorporate the set into their Star Wars collections.”
It is very important be aware that there was a slight hiccup with packaging this product – a number of the packages and directions have the Galactic Empire emblem on them as a substitute of the Galactic Republic emblem. Fortunately this doesn’t have an effect on the precise mannequin and it’s a minor subject that LEGO Group is rapidly seeking to resolve.
The UCS Star Wars Republic Gunship LEGO set (75309) shall be launched on August 1 for $349.99. It will likely be accessible for buy right here. Take a look at an unboxing video of the brand new set, in addition to images of the Republic Gunship under.
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