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40178 VIP Set - Discolouration of parts
I received my copy of the #40178
VIP Set yesterday, and set about putting it together yesterday evening.
During the build I noticed basically all of the 1x1 white tiles and most of the 4x2 white tiles are very yellowed, and after finishing I took a second look at the entire model and came to the conclusion almost all the white pieces are yellowed, except for the 4x1 bricks and maybe the 2x1 tiles:
Is there anyone else experiencing the same; and would it be worth contacting Lego CS for?
I know its quite hard for Lego to get all the pieces the same colour as they stem from different factories/machines/etc, but I've never experienced this so clearly. It's almost like the set was put together out of used bricks.
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Compare the tiles on the top of the wall on the right with the bricks underneath, for example.
Again, a just-opened set a few days old.
I didn't notice off white colors but I really didn't pay attention when I took it out of the shopping bag.
Iwas wondering to contact them as well but then seeing as it's a 'freebie' anyway I've not done so. I've had it with light blues and browns as well in one set but this was quite startling.
Fighting the urge to post a "post 2006 White LEGO - NOW WITH EXTRA CREAM" meme...
My guess is it has something to do with a changed chemical composition of white LEGO bricks. Or global warming, dunno.