Imperial Star Destroyer
Imperial Star Destroyer

VLog: TNTM’s Troy unboxes & speed builds Lego Star Destroyer set 75252

The Imperial Star Destroyer is one the more recognizable and iconic starships from all of Sci-Fi.

In the opening scene of A New Hope you are instantly introduced to this massive ship (Devastator) bearing down on Princess Leia’s diplomatic ship (Tantive IV).

This set includes the Imperial Star Destroyer Devastator and the Consular Ship Tantive IV. This set has nearly 5,000 pieces and was a challenging build.

Most of the challenge was in dealing with the inadequate stands used to support the heavy weight of the starship. Any slight movement would cause the supports to start swaying to the point it would cause the whole ship to topple over. There was also the issue of a few missing pieces that needed to be replaced before the build could continue.

I will give Lego credit, they fully stand behind their products. You can go to their site and report the missing piece and they will send a replacement in 7-10 days. After completing the build and having the supports crash it into pieces both times I attempted to move it, I contacted their support line. They sent me a return form and agreed to give me credit once they get it back. That is amazing product support in my eyes.

My suggestion is to avoid this set until they do something to make the support stands stronger and less wobbly.

Manufacturer Description

Build and display an icon of the Galactic Empire – the Devastator. With over 4,700 LEGO® pieces, this Ultimate Collector Series 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer model captures all the authentic details of the starship as it appeared in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope, including swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts, intricate surface detailing and of course a buildable scale version of the Rebels’ Tantive IV starship to chase down. This galactic civil war UCS set also includes a display stand with informational fact plaque and 2 Imperial minifigures, making it the perfect LEGO Star Wars collectible for discerning fans.

Includes Imperial Officer and Imperial Crewmember minifigures. The Devastator Imperial Star Destroyer model features swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts and intricate surface detailing.

Also includes an attachable, buildable scale version Tantive IV starship for added Star Wars: A New Hope authenticity. With a display stand with informational fact plaque for the ultimate display piece. Also comes with 2 blaster pistol weapons.

This Ultimate Collector Series set has 4,784 pieces. Inspire unforgettable Star Wars: A New Hope moments. The perfect LEGO® Star Wars™ collectible for fans of the Star Wars saga. UCS model on display stand measures over 17” (44cm) high, 43” (110cm) long and 26” (66cm) wide, and over 14” (37cm) high without stand.

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