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  • BumblepantsBumblepants Member Posts: 7,634
    SumoLego said:
    Avent Calenders?  Time really does stand still at the airport.  And BTW, that guy in the back has no idea he's about to be lunch for a T-Rex.
    Yeah there were tons of Advent calendars, not just the ones you can see there. Also the dinosaur is anamatronic and roars when you go past so he might have a slight idea of his pending doom.
    I've uploaded the new set of the week on my website

  • Coolguy5000Coolguy5000 Member Posts: 1,585
    edited March 2018
    Curious why the fakes look so much more accurate than lego versions....

    Really like Thanos printed gauntlet as an alternative. And good to see Wong.  Duel molded legs on Nomad Cap look so well.
  • sid3windrsid3windr Member Posts: 1,460
    Another B&P order, another set of missing pieces... This time 3 16x32 baseplates. :|
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks Member Posts: 1,731
  • omniumomnium Member Posts: 831
    I woke at 2am, jetlag from a work trip abroad. Tried willing myself back to sleep and in the end, gave up.
    The upside is I'm building the #4000026 Tree of Creativity that my lovely wife bought me for my birthday :)
  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097

    With his gleaming tool clasped tightly in his lickle fist, Legopants cuts the seals on another set from his growing backlog...

  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097

    Hot on the heels of #10219 Maersk Train, it's time for #4841 Hogwarts Express.

    Got this cracking set in a trade with Brickset's very own @drdavewatford back in December 2012/January 2013, so it's about time it finally got built! :-)

  • omniumomnium Member Posts: 831
    Nice one @Mr_Hobbles! We'll be building ours this evening. It's nice the both cycles are identical builds because the wife and I will be able to build in parallel :-)

    We'll have to try harder to meet up next time!
  • omniumomnium Member Posts: 831
    Ah-ha! Nice catching up with @Legoboy and his fabulous family!

    I love how your photos flow like a timelapse sequence :)

    Sam's definitely a master builder.
  • jnscoelhojnscoelho Member Posts: 696
    Cleaning an old set from my childhood - and it's actually my first time washing LEGO. 
    Can anyone guess which one is it?
  • LegoboyLegoboy Member Posts: 8,827
    #6592 Vacation Holiday

    Very nice.  :)

  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks Member Posts: 1,731
    SumoLego said:
    Breaking Update!  Suspect spotted by the train tracks.

    (I really need a hobby.)
    Thrawn is there, so don't worry. He'll find the guy based on the stuff he stole. ;)
  • SumoLegoSumoLego Member Posts: 15,229
    (I think between Mr. T, a certain Yeti and a Samurai armed with a french bread... Admiral Thrawn is the only hope.)
  • VorpalRyuVorpalRyu Member Posts: 2,318
    Had plans for James, Anthony & I to build my #40290 this morning, but I'm wanting to preserve the box, so it's been delayed until I can figure that part out. While I've been puzzling out that idea, @xiahna has had fun building #21013, we recently decided we'll make a bit of space on our hallway bookshelf for a few small builds, so we're going to be assembling all our Architecture sets.
  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097
    Hurray! The Easter Bunny has been! This little lot should keep me occupied for a couple of hours :-) 

  • VorpalRyuVorpalRyu Member Posts: 2,318
    Thanks to @xiahna's brilliant bakery skills #40290 has been freed from its plastic prison & built, my wife's skills with a palette knife made short work of the box. I'm thinking of getting a small picture frame to create display from the front & rear panels of the box, along with a spare 60th Anniversary tile from one of the Classic sets & a red 2x4 brick (or possible two bricks, one from my childhood Lego collection & one from this year).
  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097
    Bags 1+2 done. Now for the train :-) 

  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097
    Bag 3 completed. Starting to look Hogwarts-Express-like. On to Bag 4...

  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097
    Crikey - there's no stopping me! Bag 4 done. Next up, Bag 5 - the wagon thingy used to store the coal.

  • chrisalddinchrisalddin Member Posts: 3,041
    lego status.
    trying to work out how to:-
    1. make room for new lego set's to go on display.
    2. work out how to change the way i store the set's that are unbuilt so that i dont kill my self when i am trying to move the box's the unbuilt set's are stored in.
    3. trying to work out if i can buy and Fit in to my room more bookshelf's from ikea to display sets on.
    4. looking at my backlog and wishing i could build some of it. but knowing that untill i make room that is a bad idea.
    5. trying to workout of a new way to store the Building Instructions book's that i have.

    what i need is a new room to be magicly added to my house.
    sadly i dont see that coming to pass.
  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097
    That didn't take long! Bag 5 done. Now for Bag 6 (the last one) containing the parts for the passenger carriage...

  • LegopantsLegopants Member Posts: 2,097
    Finished! Just need to nick a bit more track off Legopants jr. to display it in now... 

  • omniumomnium Member Posts: 831
    @milamber, sorry, i didn't read a word of that. I was too busy looking at your guitar, wondering what it is :)
  • SumoLegoSumoLego Member Posts: 15,229
    edited April 2018
    That's a Jedson.  I'm more curious as to its vintage.  I am impressed that it looks well-used!
  • milambermilamber Member Posts: 637
    Good job I didn't show the other wall guitars share with my Lego. It's currently a fight for dominance.

    Yep, it's a Jedson, good spot. I think it's from the early 70's, but it's very hard to tell for certain. It is absolutely well used, 'distressed' is, I believe, the modern parlance :) It's actually not much good as an out and out electric and I don't really play electric anyway. I do play slide though, so after a bit of butchery it now has a raised bridge and nut, Catwhisker P90's and heavy gauge strings. Looks like a dog's dinner, but sounds great (in the right hands).

    Nearly sold it a month or two back in a weak moment, but checked it out before sale and changed my mind. Guitars are a lot like Lego in that respect. Easy to acquire, hard to part with.
  • SumoLegoSumoLego Member Posts: 15,229
    I have to say I'm over the April Fools' Day press releases.
  • LegoboyLegoboy Member Posts: 8,827
    @SumoLego, you have one of these?  Ingenious.

  • SumoLegoSumoLego Member Posts: 15,229
    Mine blows.
  • SumoLegoSumoLego Member Posts: 15,229
    (Take the Wand, leave the Cannoli.)
  • Speedman29Speedman29 Member Posts: 2,315
    Chucking it down with rain all day, so been watching the live stream from the British GT races at Oulton Park while dusting and rearranging everything on the modular street and the shelves above it.

  • TheOriginalSimonBTheOriginalSimonB Member Posts: 1,782
    Resorting from colour groups to part type.
  • Addicted2OxygenAddicted2Oxygen Member Posts: 469
    @Legopants I almost burst out laughing in a meeting reading that. Luckily had my hand over my mouth to cover the smirking. 
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