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Offline JesseVader08

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2007, 03:37 AM »
That looks like a lot of fun to build.  I've always wanted to try one of those UCS sets.

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #31 on: October 22, 2007, 04:35 PM »
For $500, I just wish they'd given us SOME interior decor... at the very least the Dejarik section.. all this has is the cockpit and a removable top gun that Luke can fit in.
Very sturdy though- Galen brought his to our last meeting and was able to fly (carry) it around with ease.

I've just gotten my UCS Star Destroyer back together... next is the Tantive IV.... dunno if I'll ever be able to afford this...

I best be off to 7-11 for some lotto tickets!

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #32 on: October 22, 2007, 05:24 PM »
I'm personally not sweating the lack of an interior, since I don't do anything with these outside of display... for $500 I think it's sadly a fair deal and the free shipping was helpful.  Generally lego kits cost about $0.10 per brick, with over $5,000 pieces, it's pretty much in line with their other sets. 

A Gold Threepio would have been nice though.

I've got all the other kits except the Death Star - hopefully within the next few months I'll pick that one up too.  My Star Destroyer is the only one that is boxed up at the moment.  I just don't have a place for it.

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #33 on: October 22, 2007, 06:57 PM »
I gots room for it at my place :)
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Finished!
« Reply #34 on: October 25, 2007, 11:41 PM »
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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #35 on: October 25, 2007, 11:49 PM »
Holy crap! Ya done already Rob, sweet! Thought it would take you awhile, now you need a display case for it or have it as a traveling Falcon around the world so we can take pics... 1st stop my place.  ;)  Sorry Hemish.  :P

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #36 on: October 25, 2007, 11:51 PM »
Oh it took awhile alright - all day Saturday, half of Sunday, and the last four evenings maybe about 3 hours per.

Now... where to put it.   :o

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #37 on: October 26, 2007, 12:04 AM »
Now... where to put it.   :o

In a box with my address, work with me.  :-*

All kidding aside, that is one fantastic LEGO piece.  8)

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #38 on: October 26, 2007, 12:44 AM »
She's a beauty, Rob!  All that effort was well worth it.  Nice job!

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #39 on: October 26, 2007, 04:16 PM »
Wow, that is beautiful.  Good job Rob, and amazing how quickly you put it together.  I really wish I had the money to afford something like this (let alone the space to display it).  Really cool.

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #40 on: October 26, 2007, 07:19 PM »
That Lego Millennium Falcon looks like one amazing "piece of junk".  I'm thinking about putting it on my Christmas list.

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #41 on: October 30, 2007, 09:24 PM »
I saw this put together at a Lego store tonight and it's friggin' massive.  I knew it was going to be big, but I was amazed at how big it actually was.  I'd love to get one but I honestly have no idea where I'd put it.  Hell, I just recently found a spot for my 12" Jabba set up.

What's this thing weigh roughly, Rob?
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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #42 on: October 30, 2007, 09:49 PM »
DHL said the package was about 25 pounds.

So, I'd guess about 23?  The manual is (comparatively)  heavy.

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #43 on: November 3, 2007, 01:48 PM »
DHL said the package was about 25 pounds.

So, I'd guess about 23?  The manual is (comparatively)  heavy.

That sounds about right.  I felt that the instructions weighed almost as much as a ream of paper.  I think this is the best UCS set to date.  It is really solidly constructed, especially compared to the Star Destroyer.  Also, it parallels to the regular falcons in the same way the SD parallels to the regular Star Destroyer set.  The smaller sets have the play value and interior while the UCS sets are just a frame with a lot of outside detail.  I do wonder why this set contained mini figs if they were not going to do an interior.  Also, why the extra head piece?  Would it have killed Lego to hook those of us who purchased this set up with one of the vac metalized C-3PO's?

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Re: UCS Millenium Falcon
« Reply #44 on: January 29, 2008, 11:32 AM »
Did everyone see the time lapse video of assembly?

http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/01/28/50-years-of-lego-ult.html