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LEGO Star Wars Republic Gunship

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bdproduct search=’star+wars’ sort=’discount’ numberOfRecord=’4′ brand=” sliderMinValues=’0′ sliderMaxValues=’750′] Every LEGO Star Wars set confirmed and rumoured for 2023 LEGO set One of three LEGO Star Wars sets supposedly on the way for the Ahsoka TV series, 75362 Ahsoka’s T-6 Shuttle is likely to revisit the same subject matter as 2011’s 7931 T-6 Jedi Shuttle. We’ve already glimpsed the ship in the first trailer for the new series, adding further fuel to the fire. And the minifigure line-up sounds pretty lit too, featuring Ahsoka Tano, Sabine Wren, Huyang (the droid who teaches younglings to build lightsabers) and an Inquisitor with double-bladed lightsaber. 75364 [Ahsoka]

LEGO 75309 Republic Gunship review | Brickset LEGO 75309 Republic Gunship review | Brickset

How can you negatively comment on something when you yourself admit to having limited knowledge of said content?....its like saying " I've never watched the the show but I think its terrible"" There are some interesting moments during this build as one might expect of a larger set. It takes about three hours and contains a pleasing mixture of System and Technic building.

Overall Opinion

The Bomber has never seen a UCS release, only has one minifig release, and mostly exists in mini form (including its first iteration, which was split between four other sets). An enormous Technic structure continues towards the rear, extending the fuselage further and revealing the mammoth size of this model. Nevertheless, the frame remains sufficiently robust, reinforcing both door braces which are secured here. Conversely, the section behind the troop compartment comprises traditional plates, only supported at each end using Technic elements. I'm sure their goal is to sell as many units as possible. I wasn't aware this ship is just as iconic as the Falcon, X-Wing, Star Destroyer etc. If it were that, I doubt you would see the same kind of negativity as far as gut reaction overall. Because frankly the model itself is gorgeous and well-designed. It just missed the mark as far as what people were thinking it ought to be. Beside the older Republic Gunship the new one looks somewhat out of place as they are structured in quite different ways, although the size is not hugely different. Whereas the 2008 edition was the same width in the fueslage all the way along, this version narrows as you move towards the front as the 'real' ship does.


Construction of Ultimate Collector Series models traditionally concludes with the display stand and this process is no exception. The reliance upon Technic elements matches earlier designs, although this model requires considerable support and the stand is therefore significantly wider than comparable examples. Nevertheless, the structure remains consistent between them. Assembly commences at the base, which comprises numerous layered plates. This structure feels reasonably strong and will definitely need to be, since the Republic Gunship includes an expansive troop compartment towards the rear. Technic components accordingly surround the open section and the resultant frame begins to emerge during the early stages of construction. That scale is also impressive, although displaying this model could prove challenging because its measurements are considerable in every dimension. However, the minifigures are definitely the most significant disappointment. I understand excluding Commander Cody, but the generic Jedi Knight from 7163 Republic Gunship, commonly known as Jedi Bob, should have returned here. 75978 Diagon Alley contained a secret character and providing Jedi Bob using the same method would have been ideal.The model measures 68cm in length, including the forward and rear laser cannons, while the wingspan reaches 73cm! Such enormous size enhances the detailing and accuracy, although displaying the creation might prove challenging. The wingspan introduces particular difficulties, easily exceeding the widths of 75192 Millennium Falcon and 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer. Time will tell whether the first batch of boxes and instructions for 75309 Republic Gunship hold any additional value on the secondary market, but if you’re among those fans hoping to take that leap of faith, you’ll be able to do so from August 1.

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TBOC - Now that I look again you are correct, the 2008 set was the same price in the US. Here in the UK the new model is significantly more expensive. I will clarify that fact in the review. Each canopy is removable, revealing the seats and printed control panels inside. These seats are suitably angled when compared with the original vehicle, although I think they should have featured pronounced headrests. The control consoles could also have been improved because these deviate from the onscreen consoles, which are clearly displayed during the movie. Furthermore, the exclusive determined expression looks perfect and I like the pale decoration on the legs. However, the dark brown boots are missing and dual-moulded legs may therefore have proven effective here. This minifigure remains splendid though, inevitably including Mace Windu's distinctive purple lightsaber. If any or all of these sets sound exciting to you, now’s a great time to catch up on the rest of your LEGO Star Wars wish list (before it gets even longer). The LEGO Group is giving away multiple freebies through May 7, alongside double VIP points on all LEGO Star Wars sets, while other retailers have also slashed prices on sets from a galaxy far, far away.Fill out an Inventory Change Request ( ?) [ Show Inv Item IDs ] if you found an error in this inventory. Another redesign several years in the making, 75357 The Ghost is thought to be an update to the Star Wars Rebels ship for the upcoming Star Wars: Ahsoka Disney+ series. There’s no word yet on whether it will include The Phantom, but it will apparently include 465 more pieces than the 2014 set, so it’s not off the table. The set is at least rumoured to include minifigures of Hera Syndulla, Jacen Syndulla, Quarrie and a mystery fifth character. 75359 Republic Swamp Speeder Not sure where you are going to put all of those minifigs . . . they will look horrible with this set . . . way out of scale.

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Ultimate Collector Series models invariably provoke excitement, but 75309 Republic Gunship was chosen by LEGO Star Wars fans and has therefore inspired particular anticipation. I think the resultant model has proven worthy of such expectations, fortunately! The creation includes extraordinary detail, taking full advantage of the enlarged scale to capture nearly every feature from the LAAT/i. Upload an Image in the specific color if you have one and the one in the above listing is not available. Each wing is attached using one Technic axle, matching 75021 Republic Gunship. While such construction techniques are relatively simple, these axles provide ample support. Furthermore, the Technic elements are wholly concealed when the building process is complete, resembling 75275 A-wing Starfighter in this regard. This is unsurprising, since both models were designed by Hans Burkhard Schlömer. By that logic, why would we ever need an USC A-Wing? Those aren't THAT iconic to the general public.My favourite kind of construction is one where you build a section as indicated in the instruction manual and it will only become apparent what its purpose is when you attach it to the rest of the model. Just such an occasion took place here for me while constructing the innards of the vehicle and there are plenty of SNOT (studs not on top) building techniques as well as a nice diversity of orientations for construction. Republic Gunships are heavily armed, including twin mass-driver missile launchers which are supplied from missile belts. Technic gears connect both belts, allowing them to rotate together beside the missile launchers. The surrounding bodywork includes wonderful detail, particularly since another lime green stripe is suitably located here, complementing those across the nose. Attractive flame yellowish orange markings distinguish this Clone Commander from standard Clone Troopers, presumably based upon Commander Ponds from the Battle of Geonosis. The colour scheme looks superb and substantially improves upon the equivalent from 75019 AT-TE, where the commander's armour displayed brighter yellow decoration.

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