LEGO Technic x Stranger Things – 10311 Orchid detailed review

The LEGO Icons 10311 Orchid set is part of LEGO’s Botanical Collection, it’s an amazingly realistic build with many surprising details, it is full of Technic elements and Demogorgon heads as well! Check out my detailed building review:

You can buy the set now with 26% discount – amazon.de

Here are the product pages – lego.com US / lego.com DE / lego.com UK / lego.com AU

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LEGO 10497 Galaxy Explorer alternate models reviewed

The LEGO Icons 10497 Galaxy Explorer is an amazing nostalgic set for the Classic Space fans, and it even gets better! Building instructions are published today for 2 alternate versions, recreating the 924 Space Transporter and the 918 One Man Spaceship sets. Here is my detailed building review of both:

Click here for the building instructions of the alternate models.

The set is available for purchase from today, here are the different regional links – lego.com US / lego.com GB / lego.com DE / lego.com AU

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LEGO Technic 42145 Airbus H175 Rescue Helicopter detailed building review

Finally here it is, my detailed building review of the LEGO Technic 42145 Airbus H175 Rescue Helicopter! You can see all the details about the amazing control mechanisms, all the features, and there’s even a surprising guest appearance in the video 🙂

The set will be available from August 1st – lego.com US / lego.com UK / lego.com AU / lego.com DE

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LEGO 10497 Galaxy Explorer detailed building review

This is my detailed building review of the LEGO Icons 10497 Galaxy Explorer set. Celebrating the 90th anniversary of LEGO, this is 100% pure nostalgia for the Classic Space fans, this set recreates the 497 Galaxy Explorer or 928 Space Cruiser and Moonbase sets from 1979 in a much bigger and more detailed format:

The release date is August 1st, the price is 99,99 EUR / 99.99 USD / $179.99 AUD / 89.99 GBP

The set is already available for preorder at lego.com US and lego.com AU

Keep an eye on the other countries’ product pages as well: lego.com UK / lego.com DE

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LEGO Technic 42143 Ferrari Daytona SP3 detailed building review

Update 06/06 – There are several mistakes in the instructions. Some of them are highlighted in my video, and meanwhile LEGO started to update the digital instructions. Click here for the post with the fixes.

The LEGO Technic 42143 Ferrari Daytona SP3 is the 4th 1:8 scale supercar released in the past 6 years. It has 3778 pieces and it will be available from June 1st in LEGO shops and at lego.com, with other retailers following in August. Click on the links below for the local product pages:

US – $399.99lego.com

DE – 399,99 €lego.com

UK – £349.99lego.com

AU – $659.99lego.com

Update 06/01 – The limited edition coffee table book that you can see in the first video was sold out everywhere

Here is my detailed building review with all the important moments of the building process, and unfortunately with 2 annoying errors I found in the instructions:

And here is the second part with a detailed walkthrough of the exterior and interior, the (lack of) features, a comparison to the previous 3 1:8 scale Technic supercars and my verdict about the set:

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LEGO 10300 Back to the Future DeLorean time machine detailed building review & more

Update – the set is available at LEGO : lego.com US / lego.com DE / lego.com UK / lego.com AU

Here is the first part of my detailed building review about the 10300 Back to the Future DeLorean time machine set with all the details and references from the movies, and much more!

Many thanks to the DeLorean Club Hungary for this amazing opportunity, stay tuned for the second part of the review with even more content!

Here is the second part of the video with all the Back to the Future LEGO sets released so far, a diecast model besides the real car for comparison, even more Creator Expert cars and the obligatory Car Transporter test!

And here is a comparison between a LEGO, a Playmobil and a diecast DeLorean:

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1:8 scale Supercar showdown

Since we still don’t have any official updates about the anticipated 2022 LEGO Technic 1:8 supercar, I decided to use the following 5 cars to take a look at the official LEGO sets released so far in this scale, the available MOCs and also what alternative brick manufacturers can offer:

The following sets are in the video:

LEGO Technic 42056 Porsche 911 RS – available on Ebay / Bricklink / amazon.de

LEGO Technic 42083 Bugatti Chiron – lego.com / amazon.de

LEGO Technic 42115 Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 – lego.com / zavvi.com / amazon.de

Ferrari F12 MOC by Loxlego – rebrickable.com / buildamoc.com

CaDA C61042W Italian Supercar – decadastore.com

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LEGO Tumbler Battle – 76023 (old) vs 76240 (new) & 76239 (minifig scale)

The LEGO 76240 LEGO® DC Batman Batmobile Tumbler is the new version of the original 76023 Tumbler from 2014. Is this a just a slightly updated version or does it have real improvements? And how do they compare to the minifig-scale 76239 LEGO DC Batman Batmobile Tumbler: Scarecrow Showdown set? You can find out in this video!

LEGO 76240 DC Batman Batmobile Tumbler will be available from 1 November 2021lego.com US ($229.99) / lego.com UK (£209.99) / lego.com DE (229,99 €)

LEGO 76239 DC Batman Batmobile Tumbler: Scarecrow Showdown is available here – lego.com US ($39.99) / lego.com UK (£34.99) / lego.com DE (39,99 €)

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