Lego 75181 – Star Wars UCS Y-Wing Starfighter

The new Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series set, Y-Wing Starfighter was finally revealed by Lego. This awesome masterpiece contains exactly one thousand, nice hundred and sixty seven pieces and features besides the space ship, two characters (a gold leader mini-figure and a R2-BHD droids) and a small stand.

I must admit that it’s not one of my favorites sets, but it looks absolutely stunning and with an endless list of small details. It surely must be an amazing experience in terms of building and when it’s done it will certainly be absolutely awesome in terms of design.

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The Death star (75159) has finally been officially presented

The new Star Wars Death Star (75159) has finally been presented by Lego, showing all the possible details and features, not only through the extensive gallery of pictures, but most of all in the long press release.

As I said a couple of days, this is most of all an upgrade of the 2008 model and there weren’t any radical changes towards the previous set (10188). Through a quick look to the press release, I would like to highlight the twenty three mini-figures, the bunch of weapons spread all over the station, the endless number of features and of course the extreme beauty of the set!lego-death-star-75159-star-wars

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Lego 75060 – Slave I

The first images of the new Star Wars set, slave I, have been surfing on Eurobricks in the past hours. The set that brings an Ultimate Collector Series stamp, is considerably big with almost two thousand pieces (!!) and features, besides the big space craft, four mini-figures which through the images seem Han Solo, Boba Fett, a Storm trooper and a really nice Bespin Guard.

The first impression are definitely outstanding, showing some really nice details namely the fantastic cockpit on top, the big door at the back, the long arms that seem to be built with a technic structure, and of course the different weapons that are spread all over the spaceship. The used color scheme seems also very pleasant.

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