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#1 HJR-Holland

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 05:36 PM

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Dear all,

I would like to present you my version of the Starspeeder 3000 from the Star Tours ride at the Disney parks. I made this vehicl for the Lowlug Star wars MOC competition.

Star Tours is a ride at virtually all Disneyland parks and is based on Star Wars, where you make a flight through the universe in a flight simulator similar to the ones' professional pilots use.

A prototype from Lucasarts:
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When you walk towards the ride you pass a lifesize model of a Starspeeder 3000, with on it's side quite some damage.
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I based my MOC on this version:

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Naturally the side doors open. The speeder has room for 16 travellers:
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When you take a good look, you can see the driver of the vehicle, RX-24 (aka Rex):
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What a lot of people do not know, however, is that the vehicle is actually piloted by someone else! Let's take a look...
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It's George Lucas himself!

I also made the background setting of the model in the parks:
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In the front you can see all the figures included in this MOC: George Lucas, two Star Tours employees, DL-X2 (security), RX-24 ('pilot'), G2-9T (repair droid), C-3PO (coordinator) and R2-D2 (navigation)

I made the sticker of the control panel myself. You can see a blueprint of the Starspeeder 3000:
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A few more images of the background setting:
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Well, everyone is ready to receive new passengers for the next flight!
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From left to right: Vilmarh Grahrk (aka 'Villie'), Astraal Vao, Wall-E, EVE, Chewbacca (what a Wookie!), Boba Fett (Just escaped from the Sarlacc pit and now looking for a new ride) and a skieer who seems to be on his way to Hoth :wink:

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 05:45 PM

Wooooow :wub:
This is really awesome HJR.
You've really nailed the colour scheme and incorporated those blue lines amazingly well.
Hat's off :thumbup:

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 05:58 PM

Wooooooooooow!
This is a great model with a wonderful colour scheme! I love your WALL-E figure as well! :classic:

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 06:05 PM

I repeat:
Wow.

What a great MOC. The features, the overall look, the hangar,... . I'm stunned.
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A great choice for a MOC you've made. Very unique it feels  :yoda:
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 07:02 PM

Incredible, the build is just INCREDIBLE. The scene is very impressive as well.

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 07:06 PM

at first I thought wow what a great MOC ship. Then I saw the awesome scene around the ship!!! Just like the ride.

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 07:58 PM

A very nice moc Hjr. :thumbup:  :classic:

I love the line of new passengers and I laughed about Georgie who still wants control everything called Star Wars.

RX-24: "But Sir, I am the driver of this speeder!"
George Lucas: "Shut your mouth! I invented Star Wars, so I drive this beauty!"

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 09:34 PM

AWESOME shuttle 'HJR', excellent detailing and doors that drop down - acting then like entrance ramps too ! :thumbup:
And surprise who is in the pilot's seat......George himself ! :laugh:
Fantastic work 'HJR' and may the brick be with you ! :yoda:

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 09:38 PM

Excellent shaping, HJR. :thumbup:

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 10:29 PM

Really well done. I always wanted to ride this  :laugh:
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 10:43 PM

Amazing, wow! Extremely accurate design, from the overall shape to the small details and even the opening doors. Impressive work as always HJR! :thumbup:

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Posted 17 January 2011 - 01:26 PM

:wub: ....
This is just fantastic...
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 02:00 PM

I've only seen a few of these recreated in Lego this is among the better ones.  And amazing use of those stickers! :thumbup:

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 12:49 AM

Seeing this just fills me with regret, I went to Disneyland Paris last year and the kids refused to go on with me. Of course, I'm an adult so I'm not going to go on on my own - I had my chance and I blew it :sadnew: ! Maybe I should be more strict with the kids?

I've never seen an MOC of this before and I think this one is great. The interior, the exterior, the background and the figures, it's all good stuff and good fun too.
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Posted 18 January 2011 - 04:24 PM

thats just incredible , so perfect :cry_sad:

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 05:05 PM

I love that ship; have the toy version. Wish there was a LEGO one though.  :hmpf_bad: Especially with LEGO's partnership with Disney and Lucsfilms...

But thats an Outstanding MOC! You nailed it, but it looks rtaher complicated to build.  :laugh:
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Posted 19 January 2011 - 11:50 PM

What a beauty, I feel like I'm standing in line at WDW.

Well done...

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 01:48 AM

That is amazing! What a fantastic MOC.  :blush:  
Including with very beauty details (likewise the waiting zone with C-3PO and R2D2) and your very good technic style is the Star Tours Starspeeder very realistic.  :thumbup:

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 11:36 AM

Hello all,

Sorry to dig up this old topic, but I wanted to let everyone know that I have added this MOC to the LEGO Cuusoo website  Feel free to visit the site, and of course, to vote :wink:

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In order to keep interest going, I've set myself the following goal if I get enough supporters for this project:

1000 supporters: I will make the Air Alderaan Starspeeder (red / white)
2000 supporters: I will make the Dantooine Express Starspeeder (red / white)
4000 supporters: I will make the Bespin Direct Starspeeder (orange / white)
6000 supporters: I will make the Star Tours Starspeeder (dark red / white)
8000 supporters: I will make the Tatooine Transit Starspeeder (blue / white)
10000 supporters: I will make the Naboo Spacelines Starspeeder (yellow / red)

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Thanks in advance for your help :-)

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 12:49 PM

I looked at the first post in this topic before I checked the latest reply. THEN I saw your MOC. Then I hoped the latest reply was a bump for CUUSOO, and hurrah! It is!

I love this. It's absolutely fantastic! So many great details, and it looks just like the real thing. I like the blue stripes.

I hope everyone else loves it as much as I do, because I want to own this!

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 01:02 PM

I just made it 14 supports, now this model would fit the Cuusoo world perfectly ! :grin:

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 01:44 PM

That is a extremely well done MOC, great job! :sweet: I had the
chance to go on the ride at Florida this spring, and I must say
you have captured a lot of detail. :thumbup:
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Posted 28 June 2012 - 02:23 PM

Though I don't want it (no reflection on your MOC, just on my taste), I will support it :thumbup:.
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Posted 28 June 2012 - 04:01 PM

Awesome! You totally nailed the whole build! Very accurate to the original down to the stripes, cocpit, and decals!  :wub:

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 04:07 PM

This is a great MOC! I love how accurate it is with all the doors, design, and interior. A stunning MOC. :wub:

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