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$186 pledged of $600 goal
By Ian Hiebert
$186 pledged of $600 goal


3 years ago (or so) I saw the concept art for the "imperial Troop Transport" for the new tv show "Rebels" , and having already built one full size star wars vehicle (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5iOZ1YcAi8) I said to myself "I can build that ! " and after a personal investment ( and some help from a few friends) of $ 10,000 ( materials & labor) it was built. Then I became unemployed,had to vacate the workshop, and the project was headed for the scrapyard. I tried to sell the vehicle in the hopes someone would take on the project, lots of interest, no takers. Now I have interest from many bay area events, but need some funds to get the vehicle ready for public display. Lucasfilm has been involved with this project from the beginning, graciously providing concept art & 3d renders of the digital model used in the tv show,

Please help bring this project to the public, the kids will be so happy !

(Note : the video posted is my earlier vehicle, inspired from the 1979 Kenner toy prototype of the original troop transport - image reference - http://www.battlegrip.com/imperial-troop-transport-prototype-in-plastic-galaxy/      Original video courtesy of Elton hom & Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5iOZ1YcAi8)

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    For this pledge I will bring the transport to an event of your choosing (non-profit, within 100 miles of San Leandro) or a visit of a costume character ( Darth Vader or stormtrooper) or some combination of the above.

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