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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #30 on: February 15, 2009, 11:41 AM »

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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2009, 10:41 PM »
That's incredibly badass.  I don't collect LEGO, but they continue to put out impressive stuff.
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #32 on: February 17, 2009, 08:36 PM »
That Republic Dropship looks pretty similar to the Republic Gunship from the old Animated Star Wars Clone Wars (Chapter 21)

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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #33 on: February 17, 2009, 08:44 PM »
That Republic Dropship looks pretty similar to the Republic Gunship from the old Animated Star Wars Clone Wars (Chapter 21)

Sort of. To me, it looks more like the TRU Wampa Deco ARC-170 (note the horn) rather than the TSC "Space Whale" Gunship deco.



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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2009, 02:18 AM »
This lego combination is fantastic!  I always imagined the drop gunship in the 3 3/4 inch regular vehicle line, but this will probably be a Lego set I'll eventually pick up even though I'm not a Lego collector.  Impressive indeed!

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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #35 on: February 18, 2009, 09:16 AM »
 :o

Wow!  Great looking set.  Am I reading the box right that its 1758 pieces.  That puts it in the $200+ range  :(  Still, I can dream right?  I wonder if the dropship is compatable with either of the AT-TE models, or is they used the AT-OT (that's this model IIRC) for balance reasons.  I'm hoping it was to add some variety to the clone walker fleet.
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #36 on: February 18, 2009, 09:25 AM »
Yep, over $200. More pics in the linky below.  :)

10195 Republic Dropship with AT-OT Walker

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10195 Republic Dropship with AT-OT Walker

-Includes 2 Clone Pilots and 6 Clone Trooper Minifigures
- Foldaway handle on top
- Automatically locks onto AT-OT and has quick release switch for drop and go action
- Dropship is over 18" long and wingspan over 21"
- Includes alternate stickers
- AT-OT walker seats 16 figures
- AT-OT Walker is over 16" long and 5" wide
- Dropship also combines with 7675 AT-TE Walker

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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2009, 09:43 PM »
The dropship with AT-OT looked awesome in person.  And totally massive.

This set was one of my personal favorites.  And apparently the fans voted on this one.

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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #38 on: February 24, 2009, 09:43 AM »
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #39 on: February 24, 2009, 10:30 AM »
Any info on how many pieces are in the Home One set?  I'd love to get either that one or the AT-OT set, but it looks like both will be outside my price range this year :(
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #40 on: February 24, 2009, 02:21 PM »
Any info on how many pieces are in the Home One set?  I'd love to get either that one or the AT-OT set, but it looks like both will be outside my price range this year :(

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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #41 on: February 24, 2009, 02:39 PM »
Any info on how many pieces are in the Home One set?  I'd love to get either that one or the AT-OT set, but it looks like both will be outside my price range this year :(

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Thanks Jayson, that's a bit more doable!
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #42 on: February 24, 2009, 04:54 PM »
That Home One playset with Green Squad A-Wing is simply incredible looking.  Very cool photo Nick, and man that is the kinda stuff that almost sucks me back into Lego.  If I were rich I know this would be the first line I'd pick up above anything else.  SS SW military 12" figures would be a close second but their figures are a bit pricey so that still deters me from getting back into the Star Wars line at all. :(  LEGO just is such a cool innovative line I couldn't resist if I had the extra cash.
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #43 on: March 11, 2009, 10:56 AM »
That Home One playset with Green Squad A-Wing is simply incredible looking.  Very cool photo Nick, and man that is the kinda stuff that almost sucks me back into Lego.  If I were rich I know this would be the first line I'd pick up above anything else.  SS SW military 12" figures would be a close second but their figures are a bit pricey so that still deters me from getting back into the Star Wars line at all. :(  LEGO just is such a cool innovative line I couldn't resist if I had the extra cash.

I've always been tempted by the LEGO sets as well (the OT ones in particular), and like you Jesse, if I had the money I'd be into those too.  I think it would be a fun line to collect and mess with, but for someone with a budget like mine, it would have to be all I collect (and even then I'd likely have to pick and choose).  Like I said though, the OT sets are always tempting (and I might break on that Echo Base set coming this year), but the cost keeps me away.  I've only ever picked up the MINI Falcon, but have thought about grabbing one of the larger sets to just give them a try.  One of this year's OT sets might be worth picking up.  Which ones are all on the way this year for sure, I remember seeing the Echo Base set, an Endor set, and the Home One set - but I didn't know if there were others.  It seems like the LEGO Toy Fair coverage is a bit tougher to find at some sites.

EDIT: I was just looking through some information at FBTB and they had a link to a grainy scan of a "midi scale" Falcon that might be on the way this year.  I'm totally unfamiliar with the different LEGO terms/sets, but I'm guessing that this might be a little bit more affordable (smaller) Falcon?  If so, this might be my first set.  I always wanted a Falcon, but really couldn't put down the cash for the larger versions.  Is there any more info on this set?
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Re: Lego 2009
« Reply #44 on: March 11, 2009, 11:14 AM »
My word of advice to anyone who is especially on a budget - STAY AWAY.  I started collecting Star Wars in 2000 and managed to stay away from LEGO up until last year when I found a UCS Batmobile clearanced down to $20 (I needed a toy "fix" that day and this was just too good of a deal to pass up)  Eversince then I've been hooked and I know I've dropped over a grand on this stuff since last year, but I'm staying true to just Star Wars sets only. 

I always thought that having Hasbro's version of everything was fine enough, but I was wrong.  Most of these sets are brilliant and have excellent play features - for the kid inside.  Not to mention all the ships that Hasbro is afraid of making.

This stuff is like crack.
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