Ratings and Reviews for 75048-1: The Phantom

75048-1: The Phantom

Overall Score

9.30
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  • First Impression Does the set "WOW" you? 8.00
  • Unique Parts/Minifigures Unique parts? Increase resale? 10
  • Playability/Build Experience Is this a "FUN" set to build? 8.00
  • Value for money (NEW) "Bang for your buck"? 10
  • Theme Popularity Will theme help with resale? 10
  • Exclusivity Unique production aspects? 10
  • Packaging Does this set stand out? 10
  • Growth Potential Possibility of revenue growth? 9.00
  • Display Attributes Does this set stand out? 8.00
  • Conclusion Your final analysis.. 10
Review from: Allen719
Reviewed on: Jan 29, 2015
Join Date: 12/21/2014
# of Reviews: 2

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FIRST IMPRESSION | Score: 8

Hi folks, this is allen719 again.  So I pick this set up and my first are it's to bad. It didn't to long to make it and LEGO did a very good job on keeping this set as close to the Star Wars Rebels TV series as possible. Another thing I like about this set, is that this is set is actually set 2 of 1 to the much bigger set called "The Ghost" #75053. The phanton docks to the back end of the ghost. However in the tv series the phantom docks nose first between the booster engines, and its engines provides addition hyperspeed. For the legos version, the phantom docks rear end first.

UNIQUE PARTS | Score: 10

Now here is  the reason why I like this set. The minifigures that come with this set are COOL!  We have a brand new astro droid name C1-10P a.k.a "chopper".  for you star wars rebels fans, he looks just like the one on tv.  Beside being a new astro droid, what makes chopper stand out is his rust/orange colored head. His head and his body are "printed" (no stickers) and the detail on the print is very.  I have to give this droid an outstanding rating, because he is a new droid, good colors, and the printing on him is awesome. He is definitely going to be the collectors list.  The second minifigure is Ezra Bridger. Now we will see Ezra in set #75090. However what make ezra in this set different, is that he has his captured stormtrooper helmet that he repainted and wears on the tv series. Other than that both ezra in set #75090 & #75048-1 have the same hair piece, body & leg print. The detail on erza is just as good as chopper. I was surprise that lego also printed the unknown logo that is on the back of ezra jacket. So between being a new figure, with good print, I have to give erza a thumbs up! Note - In this set ezra comes with a pistol, which he will trade in later for his saberpistol. 

PLAYABILITY/BUILD EXPERIENCE | Score: 8

This set has good playability. And was fun to build.

VALUE FOR MONEY | Score: 10

I paid $20.00 for this set. And I feel you are getting a good bang for the buck. For a 234 piece set, your getting each block for a little under .10 per brick. Plus you are getting two minifigures both which are new. Thats not bad for $20.00.

THEME POPULARITY | Score: 10

For you Star Wars Rebels fans, this is a MUST get set! As of right now, this is the only set that you can get Chopper in. And if your like me, your going to want the whole rebels crew to complete your collection. Set #75053 The Ghost, has the whole crew except "chopper" and "Sabine (which you can get in set #75090)". I understand alot of people really don't like Star Wars Rebels, personally I dont have a problem with it. When the first clones came out, ALOT of people didnt care for them. But over time people did get use to them. I feel this is just another example of that. This set and all of the star wars rebels set should appeal to both non-rebels and rebels fans alike. 

EXCLUSIVITY | Score: 10

For exclusivity that would be Chopper himself.

PACKAGING | Score: 10

Legos packaging is second to none.

GROWTH POTENTIAL | Score: 9

I do see some growth here. And if legos don't come out with chopper in a later set. His value should continue to grow. Be worth your time to pick up and extra set or two just for chopper alone. i have to give this a 9 rating, because chooper will appeal to both Rebels fans and Astro Droid fans.

DISPLAY QUALITY | Score: 8

This part is probably my only grip.  By itself the Phantom displays well, if its on a stand. Because you can have the wings in flight mode. If you put the phantom on a table the wings just lay flat. They don't lock into position, and are not strong enought to support the weight of the phantom.

CONCLUSION & FINAL ANALYSIS | Score: 10

For $20.00, you really can't go wrong here. Their is money in this set, it's worth your time to pick up a few more if you can get them between $20.00 to $24.00. Displays well,, has cool minifigures and when paired with the ghost, just looks OUTSTANDING! Potential to be a decent money maker!