"Next to the Millenium Falcon, this is one of my favorite ships from the Star Wars Trilogy. The snowspeeder is absolutely iconic, and has a place in LEGO history. Is this a remake of a 20 year old classic? Yes. That's the idea. Have there been other ideations of the snowspeeder? Yes, and rightly so. Just as there have been many variants of the venerable X-wing fighter.
For starters, the build is again pretty straightforward. Nothing complicated, or altogether delicate. It holds together really well, so feel free to swoosh around the room all you want. The design of the cockpit canopy is great, allowing plenty of room to get Luke and Dak in their seats. Adding to the playability factor is the little cannon on the back, and the spring-loaded shooters.
An added benefit is the throwback Lando Calrissian figure. I couldn't wait to get this set when I saw it announced. It's a bit high on the price point, but still worth it. LEGO hit the mark on this one, in my opinion."
"I really like the concept of this set, and it came together really nice in the end. 3 minifigures and the piece count of 282 make it a great value. I did get it from a big box store at a lower price than on LEGO's store website. There is some good playability with the rotating medical table, which completes Anakin Skywalker's dark transformation to Darth Vader. The first part of the build is a little boring with it's redundancy in the steps, but that is understandable given the layout of the set. Overall, this is a great set. I would definitely recommend this to any fan of Darth Vader, and the Star Wars theme."
"Another Star Wars set that gets it right. This set is a great value for the piece count. Plus, 3 mini figures tops it off. And a mouse droid! Some unique elements and moving parts make the playability better than most static vehicles/scenes. The movable platform, door, and the figure toppling mechanism add to the creative aspect of this set. I like the way the grappling hook is set up, as well as how you can have Leia holding onto Luke to swing across the chasm in their harrowing escape. Overall, a really great addition to any OTE fans’ collection."
"Yet another great set in the Brickheadz collection. The little details make everything. Like Luke’s utility belt, and the appearance of messed up hair. I love the smaller scale of Yoda, as it keeps with how each character actually compares to each other. Simple build, but great details. Thanks, LEGO."
"This is a really great set, hearkening back to Episode IV, with R2D2 and C3PO making their escape from the Empire, and running from the Stormtroopers on Dewbacks. While the piece count, at 177, is a bit low, the value is made up with the addition of a rare desert Stormtrooper with shoulder pauldron and backpack. The Dewback is admittedly out of scale, as is the escape pod; but this is Microfighters. With limited play value, the appeal, at least for me, was in the nostalgia of the Original Trilogy. Overall, a great addition to any collection. This is certainly one of my favorite Star Wars sets in it's simplicity."
"Well, I can't verify that this is the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy, but it certainly is one of the coolest. In keeping with the Microfighters line, this set keeps size to a minimum, but maintains much of the detail that identifies this as one of the most iconic Star Wars ships.
Compared to the first ideation (set 75030) this set makes a few color and design changes, the greatest of which is the Chewbacca minifigure. Additionally, the radar dish is representative of the one in episodes VII and VII. If you prefer the round dish, it can be easily replaced. In fact, this set leaves several areas that an imaginative builder can modify to his/her own preferences.
I have had most of the mini and midi sized Falcon sets, and this one didn't disappoint. Another win for the LEGO Group. Thanks."
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"As soon as I saw this set, I had to have it. I think that it is pretty much Chewbacca, despite other reviews disparaging the appearance and height. It's a BrickHeadz. They are all pretty much designed to be of similar height despite that represented character's actual dimensions.
It goes together very easily, and uses a great mix of colors, not just brown and tan and black. I believe that the BrickHeadz line is a fanciful representation of movie characters, and this one hits the mark. It is Chewbacca. Plain and simple. You can't look at this and not immediately recognize who it is.
This will go on display near my UCS Millenium Falcon. Great job, LEGO Group. Thanks."
"This is a great build. I was a bit skeptical about how I would like this, but after I finished it, and saw it displayed, I loved it. It looks amazing on the stand. I had read many reviews about how fragile it was, with the wings falling off and such. I can't seem to replicate this problem. I haven't had any issues with anything coming apart. I can only think that those comments were made by people that were a little heavy-handed. You can't grab this and man-handle it. This is a very substantial build, and while it can be delicate putting some of the components on, it sits very well on it's own. This is not designed to be a play set. It has some play value, with the movable parts, and the mini figures. But if you want to woosh it around the room, and go "pew pew", go with the smaller sets. This is a display item, meant to be displayed. I can't address all of the complaints, as this would be too lengthy. I can only go on about how great this set is. There is a great combination of building techniques and parts. The way the angles are incorporated is very realistic. The colors are on point, and it is pretty accurate to the actual movie version. The articulated parts are cool. I love how the flaps can be moved by rotating the engines. And the remotely operated rear gun is pretty smartly designed. The speeder can be displayed without the stand by simply lowering the front landing skid. No problems. One thing that I can say is about the stickers. This is regarding stickers in general. The background color of the sticker should be clear, instead of trying to match the color of the brick the sticker is being applied to. Hopefully LEGO catches on and makes this small change. Overall, this is a must have set for serious LEGO collectors. Go with your instincts. The negative reviews are not well thought out. You will not be sorry."
"As soon as I saw this set online, I rushed to the store the next day and bought it for myself. I mean, it's a LEGO ship in a bottle. Come on, how awesome is that?! It's a straightforward build, broken up into 3 steps. The instructions are easy to understand, however, it can be difficult to make out the clear pieces when making the "bottle" part. Other than that, the only part that can be "challenging" is keeping the masts and sails straight and lined up. This set looks just incredible on display, and will stay on my shelf for a long time to come."