Unboxing, Speed build and detailed review about the LEGO Technic 42099 4X4 X-treme Off-Roader set. This is the first Technic set to include the new Control+ hub and the L and XL motors, we’ll check all of them in details and also compare the performance of the set to the 9398 / 41999 Crawler!Continue reading
Unboxing, Speed build and detailed review about the LEGO Technic 42098 Car Transporter set. A huge set with lots of playable functions, a cool blue car to carry and a very promising B model!Continue reading
Unboxing, Speed build and detailed review about the LEGO Technic 42097 Compact Crawler Crane. An unusual crane with tons of knobs to operate it, let’s see how it performs!
Unboxing, speed build and review of the fantastic LEGO Creator Expert 10269 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy!
The set will be available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.LEGO.com from 17 July, 2019
US $99.99 – CA $139.99 – DE €89.99 – UK £84.99 – FR €94.99 – DK 799DKK – AUS $159.99 AUD
Developed in partnership with Harley-Davidson, this highly detailed LEGO motorcycle captures the magic of the real-life machine, from its solid-disc Lakester wheels with beefy tires to its teardrop fuel tank with printed logos and inbuilt speedometer. Other features include a Milwaukee-Eight® engine with moving pistons, dual exhaust pipes, handlebar steering, moveable gearshift pedal and brake levers, kickstand and a sturdy display stand. Finished with a dark red and black color scheme, this amazing display model makes a truly iconic centerpiece for the home or office. This advanced LEGO set provides an immersive and rewarding building experience.
• Features solid-disc Lakester wheels with beefy tires, teardrop fuel tank with Harley-Davidson logos and inbuilt speedometer, Milwaukee-Eight® engine with moving pistons, dual exhaust pipes, handlebar steering, moveable gear shift pedal and brake levers, kickstand and a sturdy display stand.
• Comes with an authentic dark red and black color scheme.
• This LEGO® motorcycle makes an iconic centerpiece for the home or office.
• Spin the rear tire to see the Milwaukee-Eight® engine pistons spring to life.
• New-for-July-2019 decorated elements include 2 dark red 2×4 tiles printed with the Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® tank emblem.
• Special elements include a new-for-July-2019 rear rim with super-wide tire.
• Measures over 7” (20 cm) high, 7” (18 cm) wide and 12” (33 cm) long.
If you’re in the US then today is your lucky day – you can pre-order the brand new LEGO Technic 42099 4X4 X-treme Off-Roader and the other Technic sets, they will be delivered by August 1, 2019.
The 75253 LEGO Star Wars BOOST Droid Commander set was unveiled in May and we expected it to be available from the 1st of September.
Yesterday the designer video was released for the set , you can hear some interesting information about the design process:
Surprisingly after the release of the video the set became available at the US LEGO Shop@Home site for $199.99! Unfortunately the rest of the world still has it listed as “coming soon”.
The corresponding app is released as well for iOS and Android, if you have the Boost hub you can give it a try and test how the droids would behave, or you can even follow the instructions and build your own scrapyard version of the droids!
I see this question on a daily basis so here’s your chance, I’ll show you which one is good for you! We’ll also check the Power Functions Infrared solution for comparison and a sneak peak of the Powered Up / Control+ system as well. Check out the details in the video!Continue reading
One of the most requested accessory for Powered Up is an adapter cable that works with the Power Functions components. We are still not sure if it will come officially, but actually it’s not that difficult to make your own – unfortunately you have to sacrifice some parts for it. In this video I show you what are the possibilities of a “dumb” converter cable, one that acts as a standard motor, the other acts as a train motor.Continue reading
** Update ** – added the mock-up of the Control+ hub, corrected the L motor dimensions and added more information based on an interview
The LEGO Fan Media Days started yesterday in Billund and the lucky participants already had a very interesting session with the Powered Up team. As it was reported by The Rambling Brick and Brickset, the team shared a presentation about the Powered Up system and they had a chance to see some of the Control+ (Technic Powered Up) components we did not see previously. Make sure to check the articles linked above for the full presentation and all the photos, some of them used here for comparison.Continue reading
Here’s another great custom LEGO 4×4 pickup from Attika, equipped with two RC buggy motors & powered by 2 BuWizz units. We also have the WPL C14 1/16 RC kit truck coming from the RC world, this time built from scratch with some upgraded electronics. For more details check the links below:Continue reading