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Discolouration/yellowing of pieces on Saturn V

Just started to build my Saturn V set today. Bought on release week and has been in the box since and stored in the box since. Have noticed that the white pieces around the rocket all appear different shades, some almost appear to be yellowing. Is this me being overly picky or has anyone else noticed this with their set?? Not sure whether to contact Lego about this, or whether it may be down to how I've stored the box. It's been kept in a room where the blind is down the whole time, but does get quite warm at times. However all my sets are stored in this room, and sets like my Sydney Opera House show no signs of this variation at all. Any advice appreciated. 

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  • TheFewTheFew EnglandMember Posts: 1,474
    I had some odd looking white pieces. As I am a fuss-arse I got Lego CS to send me new ones!

    madforLEGO
  • madforLEGOmadforLEGO Chicagoland USMember Posts: 9,349
    justb1 said:
    Just started to build my Saturn V set today. Bought on release week and has been in the box since and stored in the box since. Have noticed that the white pieces around the rocket all appear different shades, some almost appear to be yellowing. Is this me being overly picky or has anyone else noticed this with their set?? Not sure whether to contact Lego about this, or whether it may be down to how I've stored the box. It's been kept in a room where the blind is down the whole time, but does get quite warm at times. However all my sets are stored in this room, and sets like my Sydney Opera House show no signs of this variation at all. Any advice appreciated. 
    LEGOs QA is getting worse and worse. It is discouraging when LEGO has apparently deemed it more cost effective to just replace parts that do this (and cracking) instead of just fixing the problem.
    TheFew
  • catwranglercatwrangler Northern IrelandMember Posts: 1,790
    It's not just the Saturn V - when I bought the Cargo Plane earlier this year, there was a clear difference in shades of white. I don't mind terribly, but it is strange that it gets through quality control. 
  • hewmanhewman Member Posts: 90
    This isn't a recent phenomenon with variation in the colour of white bricks. I bought about 1,000 new of various types for a Hoth MOC years ago and there was a great deal of variation even between the same type of bricks. I think it would be near impossible to get a fully perfectly matching set for such a big set. It is disappointing though and once you notice it's hard to stop seeing the differences.
  • RecceRecce Tiny Little Red DotMember Posts: 897
    My 75094 Imperial Shuttle Tydirium had the same problem with noticeable shades of white. Have not opened my Saturn V yet though. 
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