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'Star Wars' Fan Spends A Year Making Own Millennium Falcon From 7,500 LEGOs

Amazing, it is.

12/28/2015 04:43 am 04:43:34 | Updated Dec 28, 2015

Behold, because this Millennium Falcon made out of LEGO pieces is a real thing of beauty.

"Star Wars" fan Hannes Tscharner, who goes by the name Marshal Banana on Flickr, spent more than a year painstakingly building his own version of Han Solo's legendary starship.

The 32-year-old used around 7,500 pieces to create the perfect miniature replica, and we think he's done it.

Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)
Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)

"My main goal was to present the model in a flying position, which was a huge task," Tscharner, the creative director for a tech company in Munich, Germany, wrote on Flickr.

"Due to its internal framework it was not possible to include an interior, but I was able to fully lighten the model," he said. "And there was still enough space left to include a detailed cockpit (with 4 seats), gunner's platform and a lowering ramp."

Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)
Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)

The toy weighs an astonishing 22 pounds, and measures up at 32 inches long, 21 inches wide and 7 inches deep.

Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)

"I am proud how this creation came together -- I hope you like it as well," Tscharner, who is originally from Switzerland, added on Flickr.

"It was just the right time to share my model with the Internet," he told The Huffington Post via email. "But I definitely wasn't expecting such an overwhelming, positive feedback!"

Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)
Millennium Falcon (Starwars VII)

The biggest official Millennium Falcon Lego set consists of 5,195 pieces and 5 minifigures and is available on Amazon, but it costs up to $10,000.

Previously, Tscharner recreated a "Star Wars" Sandcrawler and a 1908 Western town. More images of his work can be seen on his Flickr photostream. 

 

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