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The Life-Sized TIE Interceptor is Every Geek's Dream Come True

By: Michael Hines - Published:   Updated: Jul 27 2011 • References: dvice
Star Wars Celebration V is in full-swing down in Orlando and one of the highlights of the convention is this life-size TIE Interceptor. This replica spacecraft stands tall and looks ready to fight "rebel scum."

Check out the video above to get a better idea of just how big and badass the life-size TIE Interceptor really is. I still would rather have an X-Wing over this.

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