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Lego Lord of the Rings: Gandalf Arrives 9469

To paraphrase Walter Sobchak, the beauty of the Gandalf Arrives set is its simplicity. This Lord of the Rings set is taken from one of the earliest scenes in the Fellowship of the Ring when Gandalf makes his return to The Shire.  The minifig for Gandalf looks awesome, his cart is made up of only a handful of pieces but ...

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Lego Town Hall 10220

Aaaand…done. The Lego Town Hall is the final building (thats still in production) missing from our Modular Series range.  Released in March 2012, it is the newest and biggest in the series, designed by an architect named Estrid. The Town Hall is a worthy culmination of the design elements that have appeared in the previous modular range.  It has a ...

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Lego Modular Series: Pet Shop 10218

The Pet Shop is the third building in the modular series that I’ve built, following the Fire Station and the Grand Emporium.  We put off getting this particular set until later on as it was released only last year.  By comparison, the Fire Station and Grand Emporium are more likely to go out of print. As you can probably tell ...

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Lego Volkswagen T1 Camper Van 10220

I generally tend to steer clear of model-sized Lego sets.  No particular reason.  I guess I just like everything to scale to the mini-figs and most of the model sets are planes and sports cars which don’t particularly interest me.  Having said that, I always liked the look of the Lego VW Combi because a) it looks goddamn amazing and ...

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Lego Modular Series: Grand Emporium 10211

Released two years ago and clocking in at 2,182 pieces, the Grand Emporium is my first pick up in their modular building line. It’s an excellent build that took 3 of us about two hours to complete, doing a floor each.  It comes with a detailed interior, a revolving door, interconnected floors with escalators and seven minifigs (five people, two ...

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Lego Minifigs: Series 7

I finally picked up my first couple of Series 7 minifigs. I got Red Riding Hood, The Olympic Swimmer, The Black Knight and the Tennis Player.  Most of them are improved in appearance by wearing a Stormtrooper helmet.

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