Finished just in time for its first appearance in October’s Brick a Dole show in France, the builders credit many building techniques and vehicle designs to other fans from around the world, showing that a bit of inspiration goes a long way. Unlike the official sets and even most fan models we see, the AT-ATs are properly scaled to minifigures. The Millenium Falcon is also appropriately sized, similar to the UCS Millennium Falcon (though this one is a custom creation based on Hannes Tscharner’s amazing design).
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