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Incredible Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter scale model cost $19000 to make

Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter replica

Star Wars and Darth Vader have always fascinated geeks around the globe for one simple reason that this epic series and the most famous character Darth Vader have been able to capture the audiences’ imagination. We have seen a lot of Darth Vader props and DIY projects but this one will surely overshadow them all. The Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter made by a team of 20 German DIYers dubbed as Project X1 Props is a 1:2 scale model of the Sith Lord’s TIE Fighter. The TIE Fighter spans across 5.3 m wide, 4.8 m long and weighs almost 1.4 tons making it a heavyweight Galactic Empire starfighter model. Showing that what Germans are capable of apart from their classy cars of course, this DIY project took a lot of precision and hard work of 1000 man hours to come to life. The team took a toy model of the Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter and then carefully made all the components to bring together a piece of classic Star Wars prop.

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