Well, this is a not so old set and i bet most of you already have it.
So here is another review from me.
As usual, let us start off with the box art.
I like the box art. They put a nice background for the AT-AP. At the side we have the minifigs scale and at the back there is the function shown and advertisement for other set.
The content is consist of 6 packets of bricks and a instruction book. Yeap, no sticker sheet.
The instruction books not only show us the steps but also show us all a clear pictures of the January release sets and some sets show with their function. Well, this includes the AT-AP functions as well. Besides, there are bricks checklist as well and the how do you start off before assemble your sets and a little poster where the clones with their AT-AP battling the Droids.
Here's a random page.
New pieces (to me):
I never see both of this piece before so I assume it is a new pieces. Anyone have any idea is there any other sets that contains this piece?
We are given a 2 long blasters which is great. Which I it is more accurate as most of the Clone troopers use a long blaster.
The minifigs is 2 Shock Trooper but is different with #7655 clone troopers battle packs's Shock Trooper. The leg is different in colour, we are given white hip while the one in the battle pack are given a black hip. Furthermore, we get a new printed headgear, which I think they have improve it, check out the mouth printing, the colour is brighter.
So here is the headgear:
The headgear limit itself from turning to the side this is because the front part it is too low until it block by the torso.
The Shock Troopers:
Without helmet on:
We are given a black stud, no face printed. How I wish that I have extra.
With helmet on:
Comparison with Shock Troopers from Battle Pack:
Here's the AT-AP. It looks ugly at a certain angle and looks great in a certain angle. Anyway I still like the set. I like the walker vehicle.
Below are the pictures taken randomly:
Without stabilizer leg:
With stabilizer leg:
Well, the functions are not so impressive. Just something turning around, open here and there. The only function that is say as special is the retractable stabilizer leg.
The cockpit can fit two Clone Troopers but too bad we are only given two and is not enough as there is no gunner on top. Inside it there is a guns holders, which can hold two guns but fall off easily when you are trying to remove the guns. Well the other side have some speedometre thing and a controller. To reveal the cockpit, you have to open the top hatch. Look below:
so you can see what's inside:
Oops, the side hatch and back hatch as well:
Open and close:
I think this pieces is use not to let you open the hatch but to make some design, I mean make it able to move inside.
So this is the pieces that hold the stabilizer leg when is not in use.
This is how the stabilizer leg move:
And of course the revealing cockpit from below and at the back.
Guess the droids have alternative way to take this things down faster.
There are pieces blocking the leg to go to the front I mean overhead and lose balance.
The base in not movable
The side armor:
The side armor has door and this is how it is attach. It is very flimsy, when you want to adjust it to be a little steep to creat the shape, they might just fall off. So it is connected to the body with just a technic pin.
and to hold it properly, here is the support:
The side hatch:
It open and close easily, very loose, nothing to hold it tight.
Here's some view when the side hatch is open.
The cannon on top is movable and adjustable. The big cannon can move up and down while the smaller one can cove sideways. But the smaller one tend to lose balance when it is without minifigs, means the one on top and below will not b align.
This is the pieces that only enable it to move up and down.
To prevent it from moving freely, LEGO put two pieces to block it.
I try to make the sets looks great. I think this angle is right.
It is so few compare with #7673 Magna Guard Starfighter and it is more expensive.
This set is not really a good set. The hatch is quite flimsy, top and the side since there is nothing to hold them tight. Besides, it is lack of one clone. But to complete your walker collection, you must have it.
-no sticker needed
-new improved headgear
-lack of clone
-expensive as few pieces are given]
Hope you guys like it.
Edited by KimT, 30 August 2008 - 12:01 PM.