PistonHeads.com Forum

Lego Jet Engine

Author
Discussion

Dunclane

Original Poster:

1,148 posts

82 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
This just adds further proof to my argument that Lego is not just for kids!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-18...

garyhun

20,761 posts

141 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
LEGO rocks. Loved it all my life!!

mad4amanda

2,026 posts

77 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Thats Just brilliant I love Lego and we are literally in the process of bringing another fan into the world ( contractions every 10 minutes ) any duplo stuff any good this time around , my other kids are 22 and 18 so it was a bit basic then ? I think they do a duplo train set but thats about it .

andy_s

10,956 posts

172 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Just forwarded that to my Lego-obsessed nipper, looking forward to another three days of Lego raking sounds coming from his room.

Whitefly Swatter

1,008 posts

112 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Lets see if they complete the rest of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner ! rolleyesnuts
Advertisement

Simpo Two

66,859 posts

178 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Real men would have used Meccano...

Emulating something that is round and metal out of things that are plastic and square doesn't make sense to me!

garyhun

20,761 posts

141 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Simpo Two said:
Real men would have used Meccano...

Emulating something that is round and metal out of things that are plastic and square doesn't make sense to me!
If you were a real man you'd use both plus Fischertechnik wink

Butter Face

13,372 posts

73 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Thats pretty awesome.

jimnicebutdim

374 posts

68 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!

Simpo Two

66,859 posts

178 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
garyhun said:
If you were a real man you'd use both plus Fischertechnik wink
Heh, in fact I progressed to FT after Lego when I was about 10... still got a few drawerfuls upstairs.

Hooli

32,278 posts

113 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
+1

garyhun

20,761 posts

141 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
I'd assume be bloody brilliant at building stuff, send LEGO some pics and ask for a job!

George H

13,734 posts

77 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
It was built by apprentices and graduates at Rolls Royce I'm fairly sure. Still, I'm immensely jealous they get paid to play with lego grumpy

Dunclane

Original Poster:

1,148 posts

82 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Hooli said:
jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
+1
+ 1000000 I would love to 'play' all day!

FourWheelDrift

69,626 posts

197 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Later they get to fire a lego chicken at it.

HoHoHo

12,355 posts

163 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Outstanding and as has been commented, is there anything you can't build out of Lego?

krusty

2,419 posts

162 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Fantastic

mrloudly

2,809 posts

148 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
Cool but IMHO Lego lost it when it started producing bespoke kits. It's supposed to fire the imagination into building something unique, not a kit that everyone else has...

HoHoHo

12,355 posts

163 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
quotequote all
mrloudly said:
Cool but IMHO Lego lost it when it started producing bespoke kits. It's supposed to fire the imagination into building something unique, not a kit that everyone else has...
Ah, but they don't stay as bespoke kits for long. Ours simply get broken up and end up in the huge Lego box to be built into anything that captures the imagination.