Lego Star Wars 9493 – X-Wing Starfighter

This is definitely one of the most known ships of Star Wars World. And its design is quite impressive since the ship’s nose until the engines, passing through the cockpit. With four mini-figures and almost six hundred pieces this set has everything to be one of the most successful star wars’ sets.

Starting building it, the first thing you will notice is a multicolor platform. It looks like a Lego’s tendency in almost all sets. Many unique pieces and a complex body will give place to excellent details. The four mini-figures (R2-D2 and D8, Luke SkyWalker and Jek Porkins) are also an added value to any collection specially if you don’t have many Star Wars sets.But as I was saying, building it is surely quite exciting: the multicolor base, which will be the start for the internal wing’s mechanism, the wings that have opposite or mirror correspondent in the other side, and of course the external coating that will give the ship, a genius and perfect aspect.In terms of playability, it is very pleasant and exciting. The wings open easily and fast through a knob mechanism and the ship has plenty of nice features, besides the attack wing mode: the cockpit is accessed through a single windshield piece, the landing gear and of course the weapons, including the two torpedoes.This ship is perfection. A long nose, a complex and detailed body, four loaded wings and a nice and accessible cockpit make anyone dream when building it. It is not cheap but it has about five hundred and sixty pieces and four mini-figures. If you like star wars, you will surely not miss this set. If necessary, the instructions can be found right here in this link:

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