Look At This 1:1 R2-D2 "Figure" (If You've Got $7500 To Spend)

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There’s a point where R2-D2 toys stop being “figures” and start being “actual droids with limited functionality”. That point is probably somewhere around 48" tall and $7500.

I mean, look at how this thing from Sideshow ships and has to be put together.

And look at the dumb shit people are going to be doing every time they come to your house:

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And look at the...OK, so this actually looks pretty great.

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Illustration for article titled Look At This 1:1 R2-D2 "Figure" (If You've Got $7500 To Spend)

If you’re wondering what you get for $7500 other than the size and build quality, he has a variety of ways that he can light up, his dome can be moved via a remote control and he has “holographic projectors”.

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And just in case you were also thinking “I could get a car for that money”, know that this has a very similar payment plan.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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This would not cost $7,450. You have to add shipping, and tax, and the divorce lawyer and down payment on a new apartment and a few other hidden fees as well.