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Best Star Wars lego set for 40 year old Dh?

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buzzy1 Sat 15-Nov-14 21:04:34

Any Star Wars experts out there who can advise? Looking to get DH one for his 40th for max spend £250 or there abouts. The ones I'm thinking of are millenium falcon 7965 or Death Star 10188.

Picturesinthefirelight Sat 15-Nov-14 21:14:30

Those were the two I was going to suggest.

buzzy1 Sat 15-Nov-14 21:23:45

Ok thanks that's reassuring , I'm along the right lines then!

Picturesinthefirelight Sat 15-Nov-14 21:24:48

Dh wants a Death Star. But he thinks the Millennium Falcon is cool too.

LadyIsabellaWrotham Sat 15-Nov-14 21:28:16

Death Star 10188 is unbefrickinlievable. Created with so much love and skill.

TheoreticalDudeOfFeminism Sat 15-Nov-14 21:30:39

I love the AT-AT walker personally

buzzy1 Sat 15-Nov-14 21:42:13

Lady-can I ask is the 10188 good from a playability perspective or is it more a display item when built ?

Doyouthinktheysaurus Sat 15-Nov-14 21:47:14

Death Star. It's so iconic, I'd love it.

I think any Star Wars fan would pretty much die for the Death Star.

LoathsomeDrab Sat 15-Nov-14 21:55:59

The Death Star is amazing, I have it blush Aside from being a bit unwieldy (just from a sheer size perspective) and quite heavy when it's built I think it's pretty playable. I would have gone nuts over it as a child grin

I bought DH the 10221 Super Star Destroyer for Christmas last year. We've not built it yet but, having read reviews, that seems to be much more of a display piece and doesn't stand up to being moved about very well.

The 75059 Sandcrawler looks great as well but the Death Star has so much packed into I think it's the better set.

LadyIsabellaWrotham Sat 15-Nov-14 22:17:47

It's really really playable.

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