Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

LEGO Star Wars Sandcrawler is Official

by Paul Strauss

A few years back, LEGO builder Marshal Banana created an incredible Star Wars Sandcrawler model. Later, the model would find its way to Cuusoo, but never quite got to the point it needed to go into production. Now, it looks like LEGO has managed to finally release its own Sandcrawler kit, though it’s not as epic as the 10,000 piece original.

lego_sandcrawler_boxzoom in

lego_sandcrawler_1zoom in

LEGO’s version of the Sandcrawler is about 1/3rd the number of bricks, at 3,296 pieces, but still looks pretty awesome. Part of the Ultimate Collectors’ series, the model is quite large, and has plenty of room for minifig Jawas and droids inside. Overall measurements for the vehicle are 18″ (L) x 9″(H) x 6″ (W).

lego_sandcrawler_3zoom in

It’s got a number of moving parts, including a ramp on the front that can be raised and lowered with the turn of a knob, a droid-lifting crane, and even has that vacuum sucky thingy for lifting up droids.

lego_sandcrawler_5zoom in

lego_sandcrawler_4

While its treads aren’t motorized, they can move when pushed across a surface, and they can be steered too. Here’s hoping someone figures out a way to hack a motor in there.

lego_sandcrawler_2zoom in

The setĀ also comes with a number of minifigs, including four Jawas, Luke Skywalker, Uncle Owen, C-3PO, R2-D2, R5-D4, and four other droids. It even comes with some spare droid parts, because that’s what Jawas do. Below is just a sampling of the minifigs included:

sandcrawler_minifigszoom in

You can check out the full details of the LEGO Sandcrawler in the video below:

LEGO expects to ship the Sandcrawler this May, and it will sell for $299.99(USD) at shop.lego.com.




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

The Swiss Army Machete Zombie Defense Multi-Tool

The Swiss Army Machete Zombie Defense Multi-Tool

Blade of the Black Swordsman: Not as Dirty as It Sounds

Blade of the Black Swordsman: Not as Dirty as It Sounds

Star Trek TNG Boot Slippers: Warm Me up, Scotty!

Star Trek TNG Boot Slippers: Warm Me up, Scotty!

Legend of Zelda Villains Keyboard Decals: It\

Legend of Zelda Villains Keyboard Decals: It's Dangerous to Type Alone

Pocketbands Let You Carry a Key and Cash on Your Wrist

Pocketbands Let You Carry a Key and Cash on Your Wrist

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by