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  • wardmwardm BelgiumMember Posts: 650
    @Bumblepants
    it's a new part that has been introduced as a large tile for the covers of the new Disney Storybooks! 

    Brixfan02stluxBumblepantspanchox1catwranglergmonkey76Astrobricks
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 6,288
    Oh I guess I missed the storybooks having covers. I have never seem them apart from opened up.
    wardmgmonkey76
  • catwranglercatwrangler Northern IrelandMember Posts: 1,852
    These are so cute!
  • andheandhe UKMember Posts: 2,953
    If you don't already, it's always worth checking out newelementary.com for new parts. It's a brilliant source of keeping up to date with any major new part releases (especially from themes that I don't collect, such as princesses above) and I always enjoy seeing what their talented writers do with the parts. You soon learn there no such thing as a useless part! 
    Mr_CrossLostInTranslationKungFuKennycatwranglerLyichir
  • wardmwardm BelgiumMember Posts: 650
    Have these 6x6x1 window/door frames appeared somewhere else before? 

    Brickchap
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    wardm said:
    Have these 6x6x1 window/door frames appeared somewhere else before? 


    Yes

    wardm
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 6,288
    I just noticed the 1x1 flower is now Coral color in a bunch of summer sets. That is a wonderful color for that part.
    gmonkey76560HeliportKungFuKennyLyichir
  • FauchFauch FranceMember Posts: 2,443
    someone mentioned the 4x3 or 4x4 armor like element, most notably visible on the Ninjago rhinoceros?
    Mynatt
  • PaperballparkPaperballpark UK / KLMember Posts: 3,617
    edited May 15
    In the press release for Monkie Kid, it says there are twelve new elements created for the theme, listing five which are heads and hair. Looking at the photos, I can only see two others:

    New Wheel Hub on the white bike
    New 'lightsaber hilt' on Monkie Kid's staff and the flag holders

    Anyone got any ideas as to the others?

    EDIT: I've just seen on New Elementary what looks like a smaller version of the round curved brick:



    EDIT: Someone in the comments there has pointed out that both the green wheel hub and the round curved brick aren't new!
    Brixfan02
  • pvp3020pvp3020 Member Posts: 103
    The horns on the bull mech are new.
  • PaperballparkPaperballpark UK / KLMember Posts: 3,617
    I thought they were on a CMF figure?
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    The small horns have been around for a long time.  He's talking about this:

    andheLyichir
  • andheandhe UKMember Posts: 2,953
    Elements might have been created for the theme but ironically used elsewhere first. Could be what they mean... 
  • andheandhe UKMember Posts: 2,953
    Can't edit my comment, but what I mean by used is appear in a set that hits release first.
    KungFuKenny
  • PaperballparkPaperballpark UK / KLMember Posts: 3,617
    Yeah I know what you mean :)

    I didn't think those horns were new
  • FauchFauch FranceMember Posts: 2,443
    -Monkie kid's hair
    -Light saber hilt
    -Big fig body
    -Bull helmet
    -Pig head
    -Girl in red dress's hair
    -Bull Horn
    -Mei's hair
    -Motorbikes?
    -Red son's hair
    -Piece of clothes for monkey mech
    KungFuKenny
  • LyichirLyichir United StatesMember Posts: 833
    Fauch said:
    -Monkie kid's hair
    -Light saber hilt
    -Big fig body
    -Bull helmet
    -Pig head
    -Girl in red dress's hair
    -Bull Horn
    -Mei's hair
    -Motorbikes?
    -Red son's hair
    -Piece of clothes for monkey mech
    The motorbike shell appeared in City earlier this year. And I doubt fabric/foil elements are being counted among the new molded elements—they aren't molded, for starters, just die-cut from a sheet.

    The headphones around Monkie Kid's neck are new, though. And the bigfig body may be counted multiple times since it's a preassembled element (and unlike some bigfigs, both the top and bottom sections of it seem to be designed specifically for this character).

  • wardmwardm BelgiumMember Posts: 650
    Is this a new neck attachement? And new colour for ball pin? 
    Astrobricks
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    The ball pin color is new, but the neck piece is not.

    AstrobrickswardmmadforLEGOandhestlux
  • PaperballparkPaperballpark UK / KLMember Posts: 3,617
    Well! You think you know every current element, and then you realise you don't...
    wardm
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 18,545
    Isn't it just a tow ball on technic pin? There are red ones of those in the Rexcelsior.

    LyichirAanchir
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    CCC said:
    Isn't it just a tow ball on technic pin? There are red ones of those in the Rexcelsior.


    Ah, I stand corrected then. :)
  • maniacmaniac Yorkshire, UKMember Posts: 821
    Bricks and Pieces opened up to more countries today with a new look.

    Still annoyingly buggy as before though.


    sonatine01Pate5346
  • sonatine01sonatine01 Daventry, EnglandMember Posts: 632
    @maniac thanks for the heads up but can I ask if you managed to place an order yourself ? 

    Ive tried but every time I went to place the order it wouldn’t work. A 50 minute wait to speak to them on the phone (hopefully they don’t charge me for the call this time) and they just said try again later. Unfortunately they couldn’t take the order over the phone as I was after 90 parts and that’s too much for a phone order 😞
  • maniacmaniac Yorkshire, UKMember Posts: 821
    edited June 11
    @maniac thanks for the heads up but can I ask if you managed to place an order yourself ? 

    Ive tried but every time I went to place the order it wouldn’t work. A 50 minute wait to speak to them on the phone (hopefully they don’t charge me for the call this time) and they just said try again later. Unfortunately they couldn’t take the order over the phone as I was after 90 parts and that’s too much for a phone order 😞
    I managed to get an order through at about 7pm BST yesterday.

    It took 3 attempts to get the order to checkout.
    - I get Access Denied 'Banned' often on Lego's website where I have to wait around 20 mins (although I just used hotspot from my mobile to get around that).
    - Also the good ol' one where the parts don't carry over to cart.
    - Images also wont appear properly currently probably because of server load.

    Lego really need to put more investment into their backend and less into making the frontend look pretty.
  • sonatine01sonatine01 Daventry, EnglandMember Posts: 632
    ^ yeah defo, I know there’s a lot going on at the moment but the Lego site has always sucked and now it’s just a lot harder to sort any problems out. 

    To be fair mine all went into the cart everything was ok just wouldn’t do the last step. It showed up at their end that I’d tried to order parts and there wasn’t any payment issues it just would’nt work. 

    My wife’s just rang and they’ve said she can email them the list of parts and they’ll put the order in, not sure why they wouldn’t do that for me ? 
  • Mr_CrossMr_Cross East Anglia (UK)Member Posts: 1,124
    #43179 The new Mickey and Minnie Mouse, has what looks to be quarter circle cylinder corners  in a 2x2 size to create the hosepipe arms and legs. New Elementary highlighted the massive half radar dishes with the eyes on them.
    ...and hold the presses, is that the reissue classic space helmet in black for their noses?! That's the last of the original colours, just green and light bluish grey needed to round out the officially available torsos! Verrrry interesting!
    KungFuKennypxchris
  • Mr_CrossMr_Cross East Anglia (UK)Member Posts: 1,124
    Actually, looks like New Elementary has all the new parts covered:
    https://www.newelementary.com/2020/06/lego-disney-43179-mickey-minnie-mouse.html?m=1
    I was wrong, the hosepipe pieces are 45⁰ pieces not 90⁰!
    KungFuKennyAstrobricksGoldenguy880
  • KungFuKennyKungFuKenny Deep in the Heart of TexasMember Posts: 999
    There are also Fabuland half barrels in red for the first time since #3683 in 1988...

    Switchfoot55pxchrisMr_CrossmadforLEGOBrixfan02Goldenguy880andhe
  • bmwlegobmwlego Long Island, New YorkMember Posts: 776
    Also new mold version of the classic space helmets in black for their noses! Maybe we get black classic space figs down the road?
    BumblepantsGoldenguy880andhe
  • msandersmsanders Member Posts: 957
    Also a recolour in piece (41682) that I love, now in medium nougat!


    BumblepantsKungFuKennymadforLEGOGoldenguy880Lyichir
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 6,288
    So many nice recolors in the Mario sets. My favorite is the dark orange 2x2 with groove brick. Those have only existed in black and dark gray and are great for building designs.
    msandersMr_CrossKungFuKenny
  • msandersmsanders Member Posts: 957
    edited June 17
    So many nice recolors in the Mario sets. My favorite is the dark orange 2x2 with groove brick. Those have only existed in black and dark gray and are great for building designs.
    Exactly my thoughts as well! Also, some nice new pieces. I quite like the idea of using the new plate pieces in minecraft sets. The green ones will be really useful in creating grass areas. 
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    So many nice recolors in the Mario sets. My favorite is the dark orange 2x2 with groove brick. Those have only existed in black and dark gray and are great for building designs.
    Which set do you see that piece in?
  • msandersmsanders Member Posts: 957
    So many nice recolors in the Mario sets. My favorite is the dark orange 2x2 with groove brick. Those have only existed in black and dark gray and are great for building designs.
    Which set do you see that piece in?
    It forms the base of the finish flag pole in the starter set. I wish they made a 1x2 with groove as well in dark orange. Whilst they're at it, do the sand green one as well! 
    BumblepantsClassicsmileyCymbelineAstrobricks
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 6,288
    I'm strangely taken by the new chonky brick separator, especially since it comes in black. Should be fun to squeeze into builds.
    pxchrisMr_CrossTheOriginalSimonBSirBen
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    Where did you see that?
  • pxchrispxchris Oregon, USAMember Posts: 813
    That was the most exciting part of the new announcement to me too @Bumblepants!
    BumblepantsMr_CrossKungFuKenny
  • ClassicsmileyClassicsmiley USAMember Posts: 35
    Ah, I see it now.
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 6,288
    Sadly New Elementary is reporting it won't be on Bricks and Pieces any time soon.
  • pxchrispxchris Oregon, USAMember Posts: 813
    Sadly New Elementary is reporting it won't be on Bricks and Pieces any time soon.
    Booooooooooooooooooo!!!
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 18,545
    The handle seems to splay so you cannot put them next to each other in a build.
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 The Northwest, USAMember Posts: 1,823
    ^Well, not with that attitude at least...
    KungFuKennyGothamConstructionCoCymbelineBumblepants
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