Posted by D_Martin on March 3, 2012 at 11:42 AM CST
In 1983, Playground set makers Gym-Dandy produced a Return Of The Jedi inspired swing set, which looked so cool you could easily overlook just how unsafe it could be. Beyond the electronic Scout Walker Command Tower with Speederbike Ride, the company also released add on pieces including a swing (which I've never seen myself), and the Speederbike Attachment Set that gave any old swing set a second chance of life with Star Wars themed fun. The Gym-Dandy sets are very difficult to come across, and often they are worn out due to excessive play, to find one unused in its original box is a special occasion.
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