BaldwinBricks
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  • 3.7
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  • January 2, 2018
    First Review
  • January 7, 2018
    Last Review
 
 
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Posted:January 7, 2018
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Strange but different.
" This set is a strange case. It doesn't actually appear in the film at all, but is still a good set.
The set comes with 4 minifigures. General Hux, a First Order crew member, a First Order flametrooper and a Resistance Soldier.
The vehicle's main feature is the moving legs. When you move the vehicle forward or backwards, wheels at the base push the legs up, allowing gravity to bring them back down. The system works fairly well, but if the vehicle is moved too fast, the legs sometimes don't move fully and instead bounce.
The head cannot be moved, but can fit two minifigures comfortably.
The worst thing about this set is the fact that the technic mechanism for the legs is visible from most angles.
The price for this set is £50. This is reasonable considering it contains 554 pieces and 4 good minifigures.
Overall I would recommend this set despite the slightly crude and poorly covered mechanism. It is unique and to my eye at least doesn't look out of place. "
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I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Average
Average
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+23points
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 Defense of Crait™
Defense of Crait™
Defense of Crait™
 
Posted:January 2, 2018
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Hoth Mk2
" Like many of the newer Star Wars sets, this model is intended to be a playset. However where others have been less than impressive, this set is excellent.
The set contains 5 minifigures of which Poe and Admiral Ematt are exclusive. Two First Order Snowtroopers and a Resistance Trooper are also included.
The set contains three parts.
Firstly a watch tower and trench are included. Whilst the trench section is nothing special, it does offer a good opportunity for play with a spring loaded missile on the turret and a stud shooter in the trench section. The watch tower is an excellent adaptation from the movie, providing ample storage and minifigure places.
The speeder is simply excellent. It is fantastically well designed and has excellent details, although most of these are achieved by using stickers. It makes a fine model in its own right.
Pros
Speeder
Minifigures
Watch Tower
Movie accuracy.
Cons
Trench section could be improved.
One more Resistance Trooper would be useful to better play with the trench.
Lots of stickers.
Overall this set is excellent. The price of £74.99 is fully justified by the inclusion of the excellent speeder and a good range of figures. I would fully recommend this set. "
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I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+35points
43of 51found this review helpful.
 
Posted:January 2, 2018
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
2 / 5
2 / 5
At least we have half a ship.
" This set depicts a scene from the Last Jedi in which BB8 steals an AT-ST. In this respect the model is fairly accurate.
The Model
The AT-ST is almost identical to the Rogue One version released in 2016, with one obvious difference, the head. It is well built and is very sturdy. However I find it ridiculous that the pieces to build the head fully weren't included and even better there should've been a function designed to remove the head as happened in the film.
The included platform is also useful and we'll built and offers a way to better play with the model.
Pros
Good choice of minifigures.
Well designed legs and good function for moving the head.
Accurately represents the scene from the film.
Cons
The price.
Lack of head function.
Lots of stickers.
Overall I wouldn't recommend this set unless you wish to reanact the scene from the film.
Additionally the price of this set is outrageous. £54.99 for 370 pieces and only half of an 'AT-ST' walker in comparison to £45 for the Rogue One version is bordering on a con. Had I not had VIP points available I wouldn't have bought this set.
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From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
45 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
+207points
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