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LEGO Star Wars AT-AT Designer-Video & More!

The recently released and massive #75313 LEGO Star Wars AT-AT is the latest in the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) line-up. We talked about the set in detail (see: LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series AT-AT) but to recap, this version of the All Terrain Armored Transport from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is the largest version LEGO ever released. It comes with 6,785 pieces and includes features like a movable head, spinning guns, adjustable legs, and side panels that open to reveal the detailed interior. The overall size is 62cm / 24.5 inches high, 69cm / 27 inches long, and 24cm / 9.5 inches wide.

You can really get a sense of the massive size of this set in the recently released designer-video, where LEGO designer Henrik Andersen demonstrates all the unique features and functions of the set.

There is also a second video with the LEGO designer of the set, where he demonstrates how to remove/take apart some of the most complex assemblies in the model.

LEGO has been releasing some incredible sets in the Star Wars collection, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in a standard retail set. Sets like the #76192 LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon, the #75252 LEGO Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer, the #75309 LEGO Star Wars Republic Gunship, and the #75290 LEGO Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina bring to life some of the most iconic scenes, locations, vehicles, and characters from the films, and also provide a challenging building experience. If you would like to take a look, visit the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.

What do you think? How do you like the new LEGO Star Wars AT-AT? Are you planning to add it to your collection? Or do you have it already? What is your favorite LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series set so far? And what other large LEGO Star Wars sets would you like to see? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below!

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  • Håkan December 22, 2021, 3:36 PM

    I guess it’s pretty accurate to the source, but it’s just too massive and gray for me. I wouldn’t know where to put it, even if I could afford it.

    I’m happy that the Empire and Rebel grunts are getting more diverse heads, concerning gender and skin tones, though. And that these heads could be bought separately. A pleasant development for MOC:ers and free-builders…

  • Sith015 December 22, 2021, 6:28 PM

    What are those keys used for on the legs?

    • Håkan December 22, 2021, 9:55 PM

      I think it’s some kind of compromise between flexibility and stability. To reposition the AT-AT and change the legs’ positions, you’d need to unlock and relock certain sections before you place it back in position, I’d venture a guess… By the looks of it…

      • Master Builder December 22, 2021, 10:47 PM

        I don’t have the set, but that’s what it seems like from the video. And the legs are supported by a Technic core, so it should be stable enough to support the body. But time will tell. Some massive sets do start to sag with age.

  • j.j. December 22, 2021, 9:07 PM

    I wonder if there is any chance of the legs sagging after a while. I mean, this is a heavy beast! As far as the second video, I think it was in response of some people claiming that certain sections were impossible to take apart. But I read this on FB, so take it with a grain of salt. The designer doesn’t seem to have such problem.

    • Håkan December 22, 2021, 9:52 PM

      It was harder to take a section apart, than what was expected from a Lego set. Apparently Huw Millington of Brickset fame still claims to be unable to do it, I believe.

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