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Podie

46,549 posts

252 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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David87 said:
I've been waiting till January to order this! biggrin
Saw that in the catalogue.... tempting!

halfpenny43

949 posts

213 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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Pressies from the wife - Built the JCB already smile

Now just noticed the Maersk ship and skip lorry in the Lego Store . . .. Oops
Pity the Tie Fighter 9492 is sold out too - would look nice next to the X-Wing

BlueMR2

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8,376 posts

179 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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Nice.

I think the new modular building, the Parisian Cafe is out today as well.

RosscoPCole

2,943 posts

151 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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As promised here are a few photos of my new R2D2.



Had 10 modules that you built to complete the droid. It has over 2,000 bricks so took a few hours to build.
As you can see from the photo below it is a big model. I thought the VW Campervan was a big Lego set.

CoolC

4,154 posts

191 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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My boy got these for Christmas, we had great fun putting them together (he's 4) smile

ChunkyloverSV

1,259 posts

169 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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Podie said:
Saw that in the catalogue.... tempting!
Any ideas where the best place to buy ls? Having a quick Google I'm looking at £200

y2blade

56,029 posts

192 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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ChunkyloverSV said:
Podie said:
Saw that in the catalogue.... tempting!
Any ideas where the best place to buy ls? Having a quick Google I'm looking at £200
£200???? yikes

Is it not £100 direct?
I get all mine Direct due to the massive mark-up on Amazon/Ebay etc etc


Edit: yep £100 http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Maersk-Line-Triple-E-10...

David87

6,177 posts

189 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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ChunkyloverSV said:
Any ideas where the best place to buy ls? Having a quick Google I'm looking at £200
I've ordered it direct from LEGO's online store, £109.99 with free delivery. I assume it will now be in LEGO's physical stores too.

lenny007

1,275 posts

198 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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RosscoPCole said:
As promised here are a few photos of my new R2D2.



Had 10 modules that you built to complete the droid. It has over 2,000 bricks so took a few hours to build.
As you can see from the photo below it is a big model. I thought the VW Campervan was a big Lego set.
Quick question - when i built mine earlier in the week, it seems that the middle leg won't drop enough to allow it to go in position on all three legs and tilted. Did you have to do any fettling when building or did it all go ok?

RosscoPCole

2,943 posts

151 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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lenny007 said:
Quick question - when i built mine earlier in the week, it seems that the middle leg won't drop enough to allow it to go in position on all three legs and tilted. Did you have to do any fettling when building or did it all go ok?
It all seems OK lenny007 but I am frustrated that the middle leg doesn't drop when I press the lever on its back. To make it stand properly on three legs you have to pull the feet down from the outside legs so they are angled correctly.
I am going to hunt tinterweb for advice on my non-dropping third leg. Ooer missus!

lenny007

1,275 posts

198 months

Wednesday 1st January 2014
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RosscoPCole said:
It all seems OK lenny007 but I am frustrated that the middle leg doesn't drop when I press the lever on its back. To make it stand properly on three legs you have to pull the feet down from the outside legs so they are angled correctly.
I am going to hunt tinterweb for advice on my non-dropping third leg. Ooer missus!
Mine drops ok with the lever but won't drop far enough. Looks like my R2 will remain in "formal pose" as opposed to "action droid"!

BlueMR2

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8,376 posts

179 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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Podie said:
David87 said:
I've been waiting till January to order this! biggrin
Saw that in the catalogue.... tempting!
Whilst it looks pretty good, every container on the ship, is a separate sticker.

That's more sticker's than I'd like to do.

ChunkyloverSV

1,259 posts

169 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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y2blade said:
£200???? yikes

Is it not £100 direct?
I get all mine Direct due to the massive mark-up on Amazon/Ebay etc etc




Edit: yep £100 http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Maersk-Line-Triple-E-10...
Ahh the Lego site was not working for me last night. Thank you. Very very tempted!

ferrisbueller

27,680 posts

204 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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David87 said:
I've been waiting till January to order this! biggrin
Thats awesome.

russy01

4,629 posts

158 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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CoolC said:


My boy got these for Christmas, we had great fun putting them together (he's 4) smile
Lego City Starter set 60023?

Podie

46,549 posts

252 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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russy01 said:
CoolC said:


My boy got these for Christmas, we had great fun putting them together (he's 4) smile
Lego City Starter set 60023?
A quick multiple choice question...

a) you know your stuff
b) you need to get out more
c) both of the above
d) Geoff Hurst in the 1966 world cup final

hehe

CoolC

4,154 posts

191 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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russy01 said:
CoolC said:


My boy got these for Christmas, we had great fun putting them together (he's 4) smile
Lego City Starter set 60023?
Yep, 60023 plus a 60000. Top geekery biggrin

David87

6,177 posts

189 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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BlueMR2 said:
Whilst it looks pretty good, every container on the ship, is a separate sticker.

That's more sticker's than I'd like to do.
Ah, that's okay - I'm used to fiddly LEGO stickers after doing the Shell Ferrari cars! biggrin

Bungleaio

6,018 posts

179 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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Personally I don't put the stickers on. The ones on my Williams F1 car have gone all brittle and are curling up. You would have thought they were no longer sticky but as soon as you touch them to bend them back they are like superglue to your fingers and they are a right bugger to get off.

It's looking pretty bad now and I should have a cleaning session to get them all off really.

It's been a while since the Williams car was released so they have probably improved things but I'm not going to risk it.

Podie

46,549 posts

252 months

Thursday 2nd January 2014
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Bungleaio said:
Personally I don't put the stickers on. The ones on my Williams F1 car have gone all brittle and are curling up. You would have thought they were no longer sticky but as soon as you touch them to bend them back they are like superglue to your fingers and they are a right bugger to get off.

It's looking pretty bad now and I should have a cleaning session to get them all off really.

It's been a while since the Williams car was released so they have probably improved things but I'm not going to risk it.
Must admit I steer clear of the stickers.

That said, I've seen replacement sticker sets on eBay - might be worth looking for the Williams?