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Review: Tie Fighter set #9492

When word reached the streets about a new series of Lego Star Wars fighters based on the original trilogy was in the works, I was happy. The movies have some great ship designs, and building an Imperial Tie Fighter is … Continue reading

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MOC: Cola

A small MOC, but building a minifig-scale soda machine with lettering was fun and challenging.

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MOC: Heroica – The Sands of Kemet

Heroica’s small scale and fantasy theme gave me the idea for several MOCs. The Sands of Kemet is an Egypt-themed expansion for the Lego game. A number of pieces are from 7326 Rise of the Sphinx and 3843 Ramses Pyramid. … Continue reading

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Review: Tripod Invader set #7051

The new Alien Conquest series makes me chuckle, so I had to check out one of the sets. I picked this one because it comes with a tripod machine, an obvious homage to “The War of the Worlds.” There is … Continue reading

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Deal: Spinjitzu Dojo on Amazon

Amazon.com has set 2504, Spinjitzu Dojo from the Ninjago series, for $40 today. The regular price from LEGO is $50. Amazon has offered the Dojo for this price a few times, so if you missed the deal just check it … Continue reading

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Review: Portal of Atlantis, set #8078.

This is the set that made me like the Atlantis series. I purchased it without much in the way of expectations, because I was only looking for something to use as a fortress for the Squid Lord’s army. An underwater … Continue reading

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Cleaning LEGOs

Purchasing used LEGOs from eBay, a garage sale, or other sources is a great way to expand your collection without hurting your wallet.  However, toys get touched by everything from sticky kid fingers to pets, and LEGOs are toys.  Even … Continue reading

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Deal: Garmadon’s Dark Fortress on Amazon

Amazon.com has set 2505, Garmadon’s Dark Fortress from the Ninjago series, for $51 today. That is not a sudden change in Amazon’s price, because the set has been between $50 and $55 for the last few weeks. It is $69.99 … Continue reading

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