After a nice start in 2010, the R2 Builders were once again invited to Legoland Germany in the beautiful Bavarian town of Günzburg for the "STARWARS Weekend". In 2010, we were more or less hidden in a corner of one of the buldings. This time, we did get a very public place right at the main entrance. Support by Legoland was totally amazing as always. A big THANK YOU to all Legoland employees, and especially to our contact Oliver.

Our outside Booth
The R2 Builders booth, with our famous background, and two tents courtesy of Legoland.
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The opening parade of the 501st
The opening parade of the 501st
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Our booth provided a photo opportunity for every one who wanted to take a picture with R2.
Our booth provided a photo opportunity for every one who wanted to take a picture with R2.
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From the other side
Seem from the other side...
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From behind
There were more than 10.000 visitors on both weekend days, and Saturday was among the absolute top days ever for the park. Judging from our voices on Sunday night, we talked to each of them...
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Stowed for the night
Michel´s new grand trailer easily took three Artoos for the night. Besides that, it also worked as a counterweight for the backdrop (still missing here) in case of high winds.
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Amedeos charming wife in his C-3PO suit
Amedeos charming wife in his C-3PO suit. She spent hours and hours in that suit posing for pictures. Very brave lady !
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Daniel Logan (Young Boba Fett)
Daniel Logan (Young Boba Fett) was there for autographs and pictures, and took the time for a visit to the R2 builders.
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Lego Falcon
A new Starwars-themed miniland opened in time for the Starwars weekend. This giant Falcon was just one of the dozens of amazing displays.
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Lego R2 full-size
One of our younger members poses with a full-size R2 in the miniland. I wonder where they got the drawings for the feet....
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The booth on Sunday
On Sunday, we were joined by Björn G. with his red "Automation" R2 fitted with a kinect sensor bar.
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Little Boba Fett
This group of kids, who were not 501st sported an impressive collection of costumes
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What I want for Christmas
Daddy, that´s what I want for Christmas....
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The Empire mosaic
To keep the guests busy, the park arraged for a mosaic made out of Lego plates of 6x6 stones that had to be assembled by the visitors after an individual instruction, and which were then assembled according to a code number into this giant Empire mosaic. I calculated about 4.200 plates of 6x6 stones, so all in all about 150.000 pieces.
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The almost finished mosaic on Sunday
On Sunday afternoon, the mosaic was almost finished, and looked perfect.
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Group shot
A rather incomplete group shot. From left to right : Björn, Michel, Arnd, Bernd.
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