Lego WANT of the Day

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  • Premier Icon nixie
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    Annoying I missed the rocket ride.

    Premier Icon davosaurusrex
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    Harleys eh? Shit in all formats.

    Premier Icon tomhoward
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    Will I turn into a man bun wearing, tattooed hipster like the bloke in the pics if I get it?

    Not saying I’m in or out either way, would just be good to know.

    Premier Icon garagebikes
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    @nixie

    This one?

    Clicky

    If you’re still after it a donation to St Gemma’s hospice of at least a tenner and it’s yours.

    Donate here

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    Not particularly a fan of Harleys or bikes in general, that model is incredible though so I’ll probably end up getting it if I see it discounted. Not only does it look great, the moving pistons are done much better than I’ve ever seen in a technic set (and they are totally hidden once the building work is done 😂) Great review here https://www.brothers-brick.com/2019/07/09/going-full-throttle-with-lego-creator-expert-10269-harley-davidson-fat-boy-review/

    Premier Icon svladcjelli
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    On the Lego shop page, what’s the orange thingy on the ground beside the bike on the first picture?

    bigdaddy
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    The orange thing is a brick separating tool… Saves your fingernails!

    brakes
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    That Harley has gone too far for me. It doesn’t actually look like Lego.

    Premier Icon davosaurusrex
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    I wish they’d put that sort of effort into an original Fireblade, or R1, or GSXR1000 or pretty much any Ducati. I’d be all over that!

    Premier Icon gaidong
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    I’ve resisted for a month but just cracked on the lunar lander. I put an axe through my left index finger last Saturday so riding is off for the summer and I can do this with the kids.

    brakes
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    OMFG. I am getting this.
    https://shop.lego.com/en-GB/product/4X4-X-treme-Off-Roader-42099

    Monster truck. Tick.
    Yellow. Tick.
    Remote control. Tick.
    Mobile app. Tick.
    Can be bought for the kids but built by me. Tick.

    brakes
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    … and this one out in October is amazing, though I don’t think I want is as it’s sooo big and not enough of a toy.

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    It’s cool. The price though!! (says the guy who spent nearly £300 on the Roller Coaster 😂) Just read a review, the app features etc sound well implemented. The performance is not as good as some of the fan-built rock crawlers I’ve seen (some of which feature more powerful third party motors/batteries etc) but still not bad, thanks to a new element (lego “purists” who think anything except 2×3 bricks should be banned look away now) which is a hub-mounted planetary gear box that gives it a lot more torque than normal Lego vehicles.

    … and this one out in October is amazing, though I don’t think I want is as it’s sooo big and not enough of a toy.

    That is crazy. I bet it’ll sell well though even at the rumoured price of €450. Not for me though, went off Technic years ago.

    Premier Icon tomhoward
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    I may need to build a garage in the garden for that liebherr…

    Premier Icon Cougar
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    I had to stop that Adam Savage video 45 seconds in.

    Premier Icon Daffy
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    Built this with my Son at the weekend.

    I can’t afford the silly prices that the genuine, out of production Lego sets are going for on ebay at the moment (£600-800 when they were orginally £370 from Lego) and this came up for £70.

    I have to say, bar for 2 missing pieces (I’ve also had this with a recent genuine Lego kit), the set is of very good quality. As the bags/instructions aren’t numbered, building is more of a challenge as there are pieces everywhere, all the time. 16 hours it took us.

    Almost 4000 pieces and over 1.35m in length. Now – where to put it…

    Premier Icon GeForce Junky
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    Daffy – what are the chances of hanging that? I am tempted by the Star Destroyer but all of my other Star Wars stuff in hanging in my Cinema room.

    Premier Icon Daffy
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    For this one, I’d say pretty good. It’s fairly solid when handled and everything is clipped/pinned together. BUT, it’s very heavy, especially at the back end. As for the proper 10030 Imperial Star Destroyer (which I also have), I’d say no chance as It’s quite fragile and held together by magnets.

    There’s a new Star Destroyer rumoured to be getting released on September 19th, but also that it’ll be close to £600.

    brakes
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    are there any movable elements to it Daffy?
    I’m normally against non-Lego Lego but at £70 for 4,000 pieces, what’s not to like.

    Premier Icon GeForce Junky
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    Lepin version of the 10030 is what I was thinking, thanks for the info, will avoid that for now.

    Premier Icon Daffy
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    A part of the centre section can be removed revealing a couple of crew pits inside along with the command walkway. The big Millennium Falcon is slightly better in this regard as there are 3 areas.

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    Now – where to put it

    in a **** skip 😂

    brakes
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    started my X-treme Off Roader (42099) build yesterday.
    very exciting.
    though I did have to do some unbuilding as one of the gears fell out of a differential box…

    https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FLEGO%2Fvideos%2F2460432574024862%2F&show_text=0&width=560&#8243; width=”560″ height=”315″ style=”border:none;overflow:hidden” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true” allowFullScreen=”true”><

    Premier Icon stumpyjon
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    star destroyer

    A snip at £649.99. Same price as the Falcon, just over half the pieces, 110cm long.

    Premier Icon Daffy
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    Its got almost 5000 pieces, the Falcon had 7500. Its substantially bigger than the Falcon, so a lot of those 5000 pieces are bigger.

    Seems fair to me. I’ll be buying one, but from ebay after someone else has bought, built it, found its waaaay too big to keep and then sold it.

    Ill then do the same and sell it.

    Premier Icon edd
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    I want one of these when it’s released:

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    Some nice discounts today in the Argos toy sale (most of which are automatically applied to Amazon as well!) such as the new blue-tooth off-roader 42099, down from £200 to £133. Still a fair chunk but it looks really cool, more torque than ever for a (official) rock-crawler due to the new in-hub planetary gearboxes (cue everyone complaining about “specialist” pieces 😂) Apparently the phone app is great fun also, massive improvement over the old infra-red remote control system.

    Also Smyths have a promotion running, £10 off every £50 spent (in store only I think) which equates to about 20%, bringing the massive Millennium Falcon down to £520 which I think is the cheapest ever (new) price, and the only place currently you can get the Friends (TV show) set discounted AFAIK.

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    The star destroyer is MASSIVE…

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    Yeah, I’ve read a review that makes me want it, some clever stuff going on with the build. But it’s enormous (a foot longer than the Falcon which is not exactly small itself!) and yet relative to the Falcon seems poorer value so I won’t be investing (yet…)

    scuttler
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    The Star Destroyer apparently has nothing going on inside so apart from being massive is a bit dull compared to the Millenium Falcon.

    Premier Icon stumpyjon
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    Must admit seeing it in the flesh made the price more palatable, it is bulky. Apparently very sturdy as well unlike the Falcon which explodes if you look at it.

    Premier Icon tomhoward
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    The Star Destroyer apparently has nothing going on inside so apart from being massive is a bit dull compared to the Millenium Falcon.

    This is what’s putting me off, it’s essentially a display shell. That and I’ve nowhere to put it, unless we forego the the use of dining table…

    DT78
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    @daffy where did you find that lepin destroyer for £70? ebay?

    I’ve picked up quite a lot of sets for xmas in the current sales for 5 boys nothing too flash as all under 7. looking forward to building (and rebuilding again and again) the police hq picked it up for £35

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    Liebherr R 9800 Excavator was released yesterday, biggest ever Technic set, despite costing £400 the first batch sold out immediately and it’s now on back-order for 2 weeks! Way cooler than the Star Destroyer IMO, not only is it pretty massive & impressive looking, it actually DOES something. Anyone snag one yet?!

    It’s controlled by a smartphone app rather than the fairly shitty IR controllers Lego have used in the past, apparently really well done, has a block-based programming language for stringing together moves, recordable macros, plus it’s multi-touch so you can move ALL the motors independently at the same time rather than just moving one motor.


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