Technic lego

Technic lego

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tractorguy

765 posts

124 months

Wednesday 7th September 2011
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Done, I just need to find a shelf to put it on now.







Blakeatron said:
All lego instruction sare now available online - some on the lego site, or eurobricks, or brickabkle etc!

Love that tractor... Still got my mog and excavator sat in their boxes unstarted frown
Cheers for that, the big rigs my next job.


mojitomax

1,872 posts

157 months

Wednesday 7th September 2011
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i love that big rig. i think when i get time i'd like to build some sort of trailer for it to pull. i really fancy the idea of converting it into a australian road train type hardcore rig with roo bars and stuff

marcusbarlo

157 posts

148 months

Sunday 11th September 2011
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1) Instructions and ideas here - http://www.brickshelf.com/

2) buy your sets, instructions or bits from here - http://www.bricklink.com/

3) don't spend too much lol

here's my Ferrari F1 car based on 8458 silver champion destructions:






Zad

12,301 posts

201 months

Thursday 15th September 2011
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Heads up:

Argos have a 3-for-2 offer on toys (including Lego) at the moment, offer ends on the 21st. Just in case anyone was considering an expensive toy or three wink


x5x3

2,381 posts

218 months

Thursday 15th September 2011
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Zad said:
Heads up:

Argos have a 3-for-2 offer on toys (including Lego) at the moment, offer ends on the 21st. Just in case anyone was considering an expensive toy or three wink
thanks a bunch - that just cost me a lot of money! (and saved me a lot as well though!)

update - I posted this as the purchase went through - it didn't - the website crashed?!?

seems like too many people were after the 3 for 2 offer?

Edited by x5x3 on Thursday 15th September 13:57

Blakeatron

Original Poster:

2,362 posts

138 months

Thursday 15th September 2011
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uh-oh, maybe time for the creit card to get a hammering!

dr_gn

14,618 posts

149 months

Thursday 15th September 2011
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Website still not working - this is going to be expensive...

Odie

4,187 posts

147 months

Thursday 15th September 2011
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vrooom said:
I wanna build the lego test car. http://www.peeron.com/inv/sets/8865-1

can Lego digital designer do this?
I had that when I was a kid, it was a much fun as it looks smile it made a jeep too.

Renquist

309 posts

120 months

Friday 16th September 2011
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Most recent of mine is the LEGO Technic 8081 Extreme Cruiser, easily modified to be RC using the power functions motors, I even added the fog lights for extra tw@t points laugh

SC7

1,882 posts

146 months

Friday 16th September 2011
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I'm glad it's not just me with the Legobsession!

Here are a few of mine:

























dr_gn

14,618 posts

149 months

Friday 16th September 2011
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Zad said:
Heads up:

Argos have a 3-for-2 offer on toys (including Lego) at the moment, offer ends on the 21st. Just in case anyone was considering an expensive toy or three wink
Thanks for the info.

I've been on the lookout for the 8043 excavator second hand off EBay. Based on this offer, I just ordered THREE 8043 excavators from Argos. I'm having one, a pal of mine is having the other, and the remaining "free" one is going on EBay unless anyone here is interested. I figure with a bit of luck I'll effectively get a brand new 8043 for the price of a used one off EBay plus it's guaranteed to be the latest version with the upgraded linear actuators.



ETA: It's about time I got some up to date Lego - this is my collection:



Edited by dr_gn on Friday 16th September 15:45

Bungleaio

5,789 posts

167 months

Friday 16th September 2011
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I picked up 2 unimogs and the super car today on the 3 for 2 offer. I'm not sure what I will do with the unimog's yet. I might stash them in the loft and use them to buy new sets in a few years, one may end up getting built at christmas.

dr_gn

14,618 posts

149 months

Friday 16th September 2011
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Bungleaio said:
I picked up 2 unimogs and the super car today on the 3 for 2 offer. I'm not sure what I will do with the unimog's yet. I might stash them in the loft and use them to buy new sets in a few years, one may end up getting built at christmas.
Good effort - I'm pretty sure - long term - there's money to be made out of the more expensive sets with this offer, but I don't have the disposable cash to ever find out.

richtea78

5,574 posts

123 months

Friday 16th September 2011
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Brought 2 Unimogs, 1 to build, 1 to keep and treated myself to a free Millenium Falcon, got to love Star Wars and Lego together!

pstruck

3,513 posts

214 months

Saturday 17th September 2011
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dr_gn said:
I've been on the lookout for the 8043 excavator second hand off EBay. Based on this offer, I just ordered THREE 8043 excavators from Argos. I'm having one, a pal of mine is having the other, and the remaining "free" one is going on EBay unless anyone here is interested. I figure with a bit of luck I'll effectively get a brand new 8043 for the price of a used one off EBay plus it's guaranteed to be the latest version with the upgraded linear actuators.
How much? smile

dr_gn

14,618 posts

149 months

Saturday 17th September 2011
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pstruck said:
dr_gn said:
I've been on the lookout for the 8043 excavator second hand off EBay. Based on this offer, I just ordered THREE 8043 excavators from Argos. I'm having one, a pal of mine is having the other, and the remaining "free" one is going on EBay unless anyone here is interested. I figure with a bit of luck I'll effectively get a brand new 8043 for the price of a used one off EBay plus it's guaranteed to be the latest version with the upgraded linear actuators.
How much? smile
Well there's the big question. How much have you got? biggrin

hidetheelephants

17,005 posts

158 months

Saturday 17th September 2011
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mojitomax said:
i love the old pneumatic tracked crane. i wanted one of those for such a long time i had to just snap it up when i saw it for sale second hand cloud9 it brings back memories of being a kid again smile
I got one of those for chrimbo when they were first issued; best chrismas evarr! They may as well have not bought me any other presents that year, the lego digger and a few bags of dried peas to shovel into the back of a Tonka dumper truck and I was in heavy plant heaven.

Dirty Frank

598 posts

119 months

Saturday 17th September 2011
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Wife bought me the Unimog today after a trip to Legoland with the kids, going to build it whilst im on call next week. Hopefully get it doing something cool with the Mindstorms or an Arduino.

x5x3

2,381 posts

218 months

Saturday 17th September 2011
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Dirty Frank said:
Wife bought me the Unimog today after a trip to Legoland with the kids, going to build it whilst im on call next week. Hopefully get it doing something cool with the Mindstorms or an Arduino.
I was wondering about that myself - but so far only got as far as getting the NXT stuff out of the box and testing it still works!

ferrisbueller

26,392 posts

192 months

Saturday 17th September 2011
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dr_gn said:
ETA: It's about time I got some up to date Lego - this is my collection:

Oh my. The car top left was subject of much childhood lust for me. Alas, it never happened. I do have about a dozen technic sets from the lats 80's and early 90's though.