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Rated 5 out of 5 by Dinga77 Han Shoots First
This is the first Cantina set I have bought and I love it. The build itself was very simple, the collection of minifigures are really good (Greedo being my favourite) and I love the inclusion of the Dewback and the small moisture vaporator. The only thing i didn't like about this set is the amount of stickers for the speeder..I would have preferred printed bricks. As a person who collects and displays LEGO Star Wars sets, the Mos Eisley Cantina is an awesome addition to my small but growing collection.
24 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tanna2014 AWESOME!!!!!
This is one of my favorite Lego Star Wars sets! It is worth every penny. I've been collecting Star Wars sets for only a little while but have a few and this one is by far the best for your money. You get a lot of minifigures and the set up is detailed and awesome. Great to look at and even better to play with! Definitely a must for any fan of Star Wars Legos.
19 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by pickers Very good set.This set is fantastic it has great playable features and is detailed. This set also has some great minifigs including the cantina band and a very detailed sandtrooper. Well worth the buy.
02 June 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Minifigfan2000 finally!!!
this is one of the best lego star wars sets of 2014 it has all new minifigures and it is totally better and bigger than the one in 2004 it rocks!!!! i also got set 75049 at the lego store.
23 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ryjay Great set....two is even better!
Bought this set for my kids 8 & 15, to build and they hand a great time. A really good looking set that is also fun to play with....but something was missing, so we went back and bought another and combined the two into, what we feel, is one complete Cantina.
A second set allows you to add the 4th and 5th band member, extended the bar, add two more booths, and combine the Luke and Obi mini figures to make the bar tender. My 15 year old adjusted all the hinges so the two sets still close and work together. No additional Lego pieces were needed other then the ones found with the sets.
The slide feature on the booths is pretty cool, as is the new look/color land speeder. The Deback is not buildable, but you can replace the saddle with included lego pieces to make the animal whole. Band members are pretty fun, and Greedo's new detail look is outstanding.
As one set it closes up nicely to fit on a shelf, as two is closes up to a 12" x 12" set. All in all, whether one set or two, you get a total interior and exterior set that is pretty fun to play with!
We strongly recommend this set....and if you can put two together, go for it!
30 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by xopherck Terrific set with attention to detail.
Right out of the box, the Mos Eisley Cantina was a lot of fun. The build is straightforward without any new or confusing building techniques, and the instructions are very clear and well-organized.
I really like the included minifigures. The Bith musicians are pitch-perfect in terms of proportion, and Greedo's color scheme is great. I also like that the Sand Trooper is unique from the ones included in the Droid Escape 9490 set. I only wish there were one or two more additional minifigures included as patrons of the cantina, like an Ithorian or maybe a Jawa.
I was a little disappointed with the Dewback figure because its only articulation is in the jaws. The legs do not move. But Luke's sand speeder is just about perfect. The hidden storage compartment is a nice touch.
The cantina itself is well-designed. It folds in on itself as an exterior building, and opens up for play inside. The mechanism for extending the interior booths is clever and makes it easy to add or remove minifigures as needed.
But the best part to me is the attention to detail - from the sliding exterior door to the water trough, moisture evaporator, interior lights, and stocked bar - all make the Mos Eisley Cantina an inspiring set for imaginative play or recreating that memorable scene from Episode IV: A New Hope.
Overall this is a terrific set with which I am very satisfied. But while you're playing with it, always remember: Han shot first!
25 November 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by stevesheriw A classic scene
This set reminds me of the late 1970's when the first Star Wars movie came out and everyone wanted the action figures and vehicles to reenact scenes from the movie.
Mos Eisley Cantina offers that experience. The value of the set overall seems really good since you have a vehicle, a structural build, a large creature, and 8 minifigures.
The vehicle is Lukes landspeeder. It has two seats for minifigs. There is a small compartment below the top engine. It is not large enough for the lightsabers, however can fit smaller things. The color is nice, although there are some stickers that take extra care to attach just right.
The large creature is a dewback, which is the mount for the stormtrooper. It is fairly a decent size mold, and is likely the major element missing from the Droid Escape set.
The building itself is hinged and is full of light and dark tan parts. There is a nice dome and some arches to go along with it. There is a bar area along with a place for the band to perform. There is another area with two seats and yet another small area with seats. The entrance has a sliding door feature. The band performer's area and one of the seating areas can be pushed out for easy access. The push out feature is a trough with a bone in it (for the dewback). A large tan dome can be hinged upward to allow access in from the top. The whole cantina can be folded in to make it fairly compact. There is also a vaporator build which can attach to the cantina.
The set is generous with minifigures. For the mains, you have Luke Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, and Han Solo. You get two lightsabers for Luke and Obi Wan. Han of course has a blaster which he will need. Greedo is included with a specially molded head. He looks fairly detailed and has a blaster to reenact the confrontation with Han. New to Lego are three identical Bith musicians who make up the Modal Nodes group. There are small instrument builds for two of them while the third presumable operates a contraption in the cantina. They have nice details as well. Then, you have a sandtrooper. Half of me really enjoys the detail on this guy while the other half almost wishes it was a generic stormtrooper to set up in other locations. The minifig selection is good. I figured Lego had to choose between adding three Bith musicians or providing us with the bartender, Ponda Baba and Dr. Evazan--the ones who wanted to pick a fight with Luke.
Definitely, this is a nice set, and possibly the best of the wave. I like the minifigs and the colors especially. It does look like a nice desert scene, and like many, I am tempted to buy another one of these sets to expand the cantina and the band. I highly recommend at least one set.
01 September 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Teebo1000 Going Somewhere, Solo?
I couldn't wait for this set to be re-made and the wait was totally worth it. This set has 616 pieces, 8 minifigures (7 of which are new), a new Dewback and Luke's Landspeeder along with the cantina itself.
Now onto the minifigures:
Han Solo - Nothing really new about him. He has a double sided face with a stern and happy expressions, respectively. His accessory is a blaster pistol. The bad thing about him is you can see the other side of his head with his hair on so it looks strange.
Luke Skywalker - A new minifigure. Luke comes in his Tatooine apparel with tousled hair. His expressions on his double sided face are happy and angry. His accessories are a pair of binoculars and his lightsaber.
Obi-Wan Kenobi - Another new minifigure. Obi-Wan has new printing and comes with his blue lightsaber.
Greedo - My favourite minifigure of the set. He has new printing all over and very detailed Rodian eyes with miniscule blue dots in them. He has an orange and blue jumpsuit and blaster pistol.
Bith Band Musicians - Long awaited minifigures with very detailed alien heads. Two comes with pipe-like instruments and one plays a drum attached to the cantina.
Sandtrooper - A very detailed minifigure who has been redesigned very well. He comes with a pike, pauldron and pack.
Now for the Dewback. This is a Star Wars creature only found in the previous Mos Eisley Cantina but has now returned but with very accurate and new printing along with olive green skin. His back can be replaced with a large saddle which hold a rifle and some reins can also be attached to him. His mouth can also be opened.
Luke's Landspeeder is also included in this set which is mainly built up of tanned orange bricks. It has a lot of stickers on it unfortunately and it has two seats for Obi-Wan and Luke.
The Cantina itself has an attached moisture vaparator attached on the back next to a feeding trough with a large bone for the Dewback. The entrance has a sliding door and barrel on the outside. The interior features two chairs and a droid scanner. The large dome piece can be opened to play inside which is really nice. Next is the alcove where you can recreate the scene where Han Solo shoots Greedo. It has two large chairs and a table with a clear brick representing a can. The alcove adjacent to this is for the 3 Bith Musicians to perform. One Bith can sit down and play a drum, another can stand on an elevated platform and play his pipe whilst the other leads the performance at the front. Both of the alcoves can be pushed outwards by the trough to make it easier to play. The final part is the bar containing a blaster pistol and drinks galore along with the infamous drink making machine built from gold bricks. There is also a chest of drawers with a few credit chips. The nice thing about the whole cantina is that it can fold up.
28 June 2014