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  • vendredi 23 février 2018
  • LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2018-01 now available

    The LDraw.org Content Manager has asked me to inform you of the latest release of the LDraw installation package: An updated version of the LDraw All-In-One-Installer has been released. Ir supports Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10. You can download it from here. Continue reading » (c) 2018 (...)
  • Empire State Building installed in the LEGOLAND Windsor's brand new miniland USA

    Work is underway at LEGOLAND Windsor on a new USA segment in miniland and yesterday the finishing touches were made to the model of the Empire State Building. Here's the press release: The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort’s talented Model Makers put the finishing touches to its brand-new LEGO Empire (...)
  • Win this new T-Shirt from Firestar / Minifig engraving

    Firestar toys has just launched this cool new T-Shirt and matching mug and once again we are running a competition to win them. Firestar is also offering a new minifig engraving service enabling you to customise selected designs with a name or message. Find out more about this and how you can (...)
  • Moving earth with the massive LEGO Technic Cat 7495 [Video]

    Combining LEGO Technic and System bricks into a cohesive model can be challenging, but Arjan Oude Kotte is a master LEGO engineer. Arjen brings us this incredibly detailed model of the Caterpillar 7495 Electric Rope Shovel built to minifigure scale. This model of the titanic heavy equipment (...)
  • LEGO Star Wars 75192 UCS Millennium Falcon available from Amazon at MSRP [News]

    The largest LEGO set of all time, 75192 UCS Millennium Falcon will be available again from Amazon.com on February 24 at the retail price of $799.99 (it has been available from third-party sellers at much higher prices for some time). You can purchase the set now, and it will ship once Amazon (...)
  • The brickmaster’s violin

    Ever wonder what a LEGO violin sounds like? Me neither. This realistic model by Ryan McNaught may not produce the high-quality sounds of a Stradivarius, but it almost looks like the real deal. The distinct shape of the instrument is made possible by curved slope pieces, and the use of the radar (...)
  • Random set of the day: Emergency Response Center

    Today's random set is 6479 Emergency Response Center, released in 1998. It's one of 61 Town sets produced that year. It contains 423 pieces and 5 minifigs, and its retail price was US$60. It's owned by 867 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at (...)
  • LUGNET Guide updates (Fri 23 Feb 2018)

    lugnet.admin.statistics, lugnet.admin.database, FUT: lugnet.admin.database: This is a daily report of recent changes made to the data in the <http://guide.lugnet.com/ LUGNET Guide>. No new sets ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 8 updated sets (...)
  • News/Discussion Group Traffic (Fri 23 Feb 2018)

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  • News-by-Mail Subscriptions (Fri 23 Feb 2018)

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  • jeudi 22 février 2018
  • Digging deep with a motorized LEGO Technic Bucyrus RH400 Mining Shovel [Video]

    Among the largest excavators in the world, the Bucyrus RH400 stands over three-stories-high and can move 9,000 tons of earth in an hour. Sheo. miniaturized this mining giant to a minifigure scale model, complete with Power Functions. The top deck of this machine shows thoughtful details like (...)
  • Review: 41600 Aquaman

    BrickHeadz, you either love 'em or loathe 'em, it seems. Nevertheless, it would appear that they have been something of a success, if the fact that there are at least 30 being released this year is anything to go by. Thankfully, I don't feel the need to buy every single one but instead just (...)
  • AC Shelby Cobra brings vintage style to LEGO bricks

    Back in 1961, an American car designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur called Carroll Shelby wrote to AC Cars to ask if they would build him a car modified to take a V8 engine. Ford happened to have a new, lightweight V8 ready, and when Ford provided Shelby with two engines, the AC Shelby (...)
  • FreeLUG Gallery

    Galerie des adhérents de FreeLUG.
  • Throwback Thursday: 5590 Whirl and Wheel Super Truck

    Having been reminded what a superb set 5590 Whirl and Wheel Super Truck is when it came up as the random set of the day yesterday I thought I'd dig mine out and take a few photos. I emerged from my dark ages in 1995 and by then it was already 5 years old. But, it was still in the shops and I (...)
  • The Old Fishing Store... on a tiny budget

    If you’re not inclined to fork over money for 21310 Old Fishing Store, Simon NH has you covered. This microscale recreation is do good that I actually thought it was the real set, albeit zoomed out, when I scrolled past it in my feed. A lot of different colours and shapes had to be crammed into (...)
  • Too much awesome: Fully functional LEGO MINDSTORMS Star Wars Racer game [Video]

    Just take my money already! Combining three of my favorite things, Alexis Dos Santos has raised the bar on mind-blowing creations with this Star Wars Racer game, made out of LEGO and powered by MINDSTORMS. The game itself is a three-dimensional, brick-built version of the pod-racing scene from (...)
  • Random set of the day: Millennium Falcon

    Today's random set is 4504 Millennium Falcon, released in 2004. It's one of 15 Star Wars sets produced that year. It contains 985 pieces and 5 minifigs, and its retail price was US$100/£99.99. It's owned by 4647 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for (...)
  • LUGNET Guide updates (Thu 22 Feb 2018)

    lugnet.admin.statistics, lugnet.admin.database, FUT: lugnet.admin.database: This is a daily report of recent changes made to the data in the <http://guide.lugnet.com/ LUGNET Guide>. No new sets ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No updated (...)
  • News/Discussion Group Traffic (Thu 22 Feb 2018)

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  • News-by-Mail Subscriptions (Thu 22 Feb 2018)

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  • mercredi 21 février 2018
  • Paris cafe makes a stunning microscale debut

    Rebuilding Creator modular buildings in microscale presents LEGO builders with many challenges, from recreating key architectural details using completely different parts to matching colors that may not exist for the needed elements. Simon NH has created a stunning replica of one of my personal (...)
  • LEGO Speed Champions 2018: More images to whet your appetite [News]

    We first saw some high-resolution photos of the 2018 LEGO Speed Champions sets a couple weeks ago, but further images with detailed product info have now been revealed ahead of their release in March. 75884 Speed Champions 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback – 183 pieces – £12.99 / 14.99€ Create a (...)
  • Review: 40235 Year of the Dog

    The latest promotion, in celebration of the Chinese New Year, is 40235 Year of the Dog. LEGO has done "Year of...." sets before to celebrate the New Year but this is the first time that this promotional set has been available in the U.S. and a few other countries outside Asia (unfortunately not (...)
  • Welcome to the Dark Knight’s dressing room

    Batman has always been a guy who likes to change his outfit, every new Batman seems to get a new Bat-suit to wear. Thorsten Bonsch has graced the pages of The Brothers Brick many times, and this time he has taken on the Dark Knight’s dressing room. With more that a little gothic influence, (...)
  • This week at Catawiki

    The weekly LEGO auction at Catawiki ends this evening, and once again it includes a number of interesting lots: 5590 Whirl and Wheel Super Truck 10182 Café Corner, MISB 7419 Orient Expedition Dragon Fortress 856 Technic Bulldozer, boxed. You can view all lots in the auction on our Catawiki page (...)
  • Fwd: 1 an après... nous revoilà !

    Bonjour, Je vous diffuse un mail des Batisseurs en Herbe concernant un financement participatif pour renouveller une partie de leur jeux et playmobil. Les Batisseurs en Herbe, c'est un établissement basé dans les Yvelines qui offre un espace ou les familles peuvent jouer à tout type de jeux de (...)
  • Magic micro Mario & Luigi

    The best microscale building takes regular LEGO parts and looks at them in a totally new way, allowing their shapes and details to represent something very different when the scale is changed. P.B. provides the perfect example in this teeny-tiny rendition of everyone’s favourite fraternal (...)
  • Projet étudiant à Lyon

    Madame, Monsieur Hervé DAKAYI et moi même sommes étudiants en Licence Banque Finance à l’Université Lyon II. Dans le cadre de notre formation, nous devons faire la présentation d’une entreprise de manière un peu « extraordinaire » selon les mots de notre professeur. Elle doit porter sur la communication (...)
  • Going loco all the way to Micropolis

    Sometimes it’s a single LEGO piece which sparks the inspiration for an entire model. That’s what seems to have happened here, with David Zambito deciding the Nexo Knights helmet visor might make a good cowcatcher for a locomotive. He wasn’t wrong – it looks excellent – as does the rest of this (...)
  • Random set of the day: Whirl and Wheel Super Truck

    Today's random set is 5590 Whirl and Wheel Super Truck, released in 1990. It was the only Model Team set released that year. It contains 1063 pieces, and its retail price was US$80. It's owned by 2043 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at (...)
  • LUGNET Guide updates (Wed 21 Feb 2018)

    lugnet.admin.statistics, lugnet.admin.database, FUT: lugnet.admin.database: This is a daily report of recent changes made to the data in the <http://guide.lugnet.com/ LUGNET Guide>. No new sets ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 updated set (...)
  • News/Discussion Group Traffic (Wed 21 Feb 2018)

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  • News-by-Mail Subscriptions (Wed 21 Feb 2018)

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  • mardi 20 février 2018
  • Pulp Fiction meets brick reality

    The LEGO community’s unending crusade to turn every pop fiction character into a BrickHeadz figure continues today with both Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield; John Stephens did an exceptional job getting these character’s traits into the blocky style. Jules’ hair, while a simple build, does so (...)
  • Review: 75884 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback

    75884 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback is one of two Ford Speed Champions sets being released next week and the second Ford Mustang to be represented in the Speed Champions lineup, the first being 75871 Ford Mustang GT from 2016. The '68 Mustang Fastback is famous for being Steve McQueen's ride in (...)
  • Hasselblad camera with working features made of LEGO bricks

    Builder and photographer Helen Sham built a nostalgic Hasselblad 503CX and made it functional. The only thing it can’t do is take an actual photo (just yet), but it does come with the bells and whistles. This LEGO built camera has parts that can be separated as would the real Hasselblad. It (...)
  • This month's offers from Minifigure Maddness

    Here's word of the latest offers from specialist minifig purveyor Minifigure Maddness: This month we are offering Brickset readers three excellent limited offers. 10% off all complete sets when you enter code Brickset28 at checkout. (excludes Batman movie series 2 complete sets). Most of (...)
  • Tianfeng Pagoda stands tall in history

    The Tianfeng Pagoda is situated in the centre of Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province. With a height of about 167 feet, this hexagonal building is an ancient landmark within the city. It was named after the time period it was built, between Tiancewansui (reign title of Empress Wu Zetian AD 695) and (...)
  • Winter Olympics venues built from LEGO bricks

    The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in South Korea have already provided their fair share of drama (gale-force wind snowboarding anyone?) and now they’re providing some excellent microscale LEGO models. Jae Won Lee has put together tiny versions of the stadia and event venues. First up, the (...)
  • Random set of the day: Roodaka

    Today's random set is 8761 Roodaka, released in 2005. It's one of 46 Bionicle sets produced that year. It contains 233 pieces, and its retail price was US$20/£14.99. It's owned by 1285 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay. (...)
  • LUGNET Guide updates (Tue 20 Feb 2018)

    lugnet.admin.statistics, lugnet.admin.database, FUT: lugnet.admin.database: This is a daily report of recent changes made to the data in the <http://guide.lugnet.com/ LUGNET Guide>. No new sets ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No updated (...)
  • News/Discussion Group Traffic (Tue 20 Feb 2018)

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  • News-by-Mail Subscriptions (Tue 20 Feb 2018)

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  • lundi 19 février 2018
  • Ideas Showcase

    Every time I post an Ideas Showcase article I seem to apologise that it has been some time since the previous article. This time there has been over three months since my last Ideas Showcase article. I haven't been idle but that is no comfort for you so I am committed to getting more reliable (...)
  • Speeder or spider?

    I think Halfbeak has misread the contest rules for the annual LEGO Speeder Bike contest and built a spider instead of a speeder! In all seriousness, this is a very original design. The competition is looking tough though, but luckily this police speeder has more than just originality going for (...)
  • Review: 75885 Ford Fiesta M-Sport WRC

    75885 Ford Fiesta M-Sport WRC is one of six Speed Champions that's set to be released on 1st March. We might have expected the theme to have run its course after three years, so the fact that we are now entering a fourth indicates that the sets are selling well. This year's offerings include (...)
  • Build your own vintage Bugatti from LEGO [Instructions]

    A while back we featured this delightful vintage Bugatti discovered in a dilapidated roadside barn. It looks like its new owners have gotten the old gal up and running. Creator Norton74 has built another scene, this time featuring the Bugatti at a filling station. In addition, you can now build (...)
  • Keep Calm and Truck On

    Builder Ingmar Spijkhoven builds a mean-looking truck, complete with its trailer and a payload with chains to secure them all. Though it’s not modelled after any given brand or manufacturer but purely from the builder’s imagination, it stands out enough with a very classic “truck look” that (...)

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