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    UCS Star Destroyer

    I found this news on the OS this morning. I can't wait! Collecting News Article

    LEGO Ultimate Collector Star Destroyer
    September 23, 2002

    Experienced the full might of the Empire's powerful warship with LEGO's upcoming Ultimate Collectors series Imperial Star Destroyer set. With over 3,000 bricks, this is the biggest LEGO kit ever sold. When completed, the Star Destroyer is almost a meter (three feet) long. The set comes complete with a display stand and placard.

    Based on the design of the Devastator, Darth Vader's Star Destroyer in Episode IV, the vessel includes a mini-model of the Tantive IV, Princess Leia's Rebel blockade runner seen at the start of A New Hope. The blockade runner, only available with the Star Destroyer, is the first of an upcoming collection of similar-sized mini-vehicles.

    The introductory launch price of this set is $269.99, and it is available for pre-order at LEGO's official site here for release in November. Act now, as this launch price only lasts until January.

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    Wow,This sounds great!I've always wanted a Star Destroyer in Lego form.I cant wait to get my hands on one,although the price tag is a bit steep,but is most likely worth it.
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    I'm seriously considering on getting this one since I didn't get the RBR.
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    Registered fourtwo's Avatar
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    its huge and ridciulous.
    i love it naturally.
    i only hope i can scrape up 300 bones when it comes out
    i need an ephant mon, who wants to help? :D

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    To pricey for my taste, I'll pass.

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    Registered fourtwo's Avatar
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    it looks like it will be worth it to me.
    i wonder what the other small scale ships will be.
    i need an ephant mon, who wants to help? :D

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    If I can figure out a place to put it, this WILL be mine. It looks like a VERY good set.

    I'm impressed with the concept of the mini-vehicle line, that should be fantastic.
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    It is real nice, the price tag is a bit eh... Even though its most likely worth it, thats a lot to drop all of the sudden. I'll probably end up getting it though, lay-a-way is your friend

    What will the price be after "the launch price ends in January" ?
    Selling it that high, then marking it up is ludicrous
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    I was wondering the same thing Darth Forb1us -- LEGO is not usually one to sell kits at such extreme cases -- unless they are something really special. The Blockade Runner is $199.99 -- this is still HIGH, and I have not gotten it yet. ALSO -- They have a Statue of Liberty that I would love to add to my collection that is also $199.99. HOWEVER THIS IS THE BIGGEST SET EVER!! And the detail is AWSOME. The little mini ships would look GREAT around a center piece like this. If they are going to start a mini-ship collection, who is to say that they wont come out with a USC Death Star II from ROTJ -- with a mini Shuttle Tydirium?? That would be SWEET !! I will have to get this set -- might have to put the wedding on hold for a month -- haha!!
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    Actually a huge picture is up right now that includes different angles of it at Looks great, and considering the size of some recognizable pieces there, it's easy to imagine the mass of this thing, and it'll be huge. Though I'm not gonna get very excited about it, it'll probably be $200-300.
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