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 10303 Loop Coaster revealed – 98 cm high with 2 loops!

LEGO revealed today the 10303 Loop Coaster set, a giant roller coaster with a whopping 92 cm height and 2 loops!

It will be available from July 1st in LEGO stores and on lego.com.

Click on the links below for the local product pages:

US – 399.99 USD – lego.com

AU – 599.99 AUD – lego.com

UK – 344.99 GBP – lego.com

DE – 399.99 EUR – lego.com

CA – 499.99 CAD – lego.com

Here is my detailed preview with all the technical details and this cool ride in action:

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LEGO Technic 42143 Ferrari Daytona SP3 – instructions errors and fixes

Updated 09/01/2022

The LEGO Technic 42143 Ferrari Daytona SP3 is a great 1:8 scale supercar set, you can check my detailed building reviews here. Unfortunately the building instructions were released originally with several errors, I created this blog post to list what was found by myself and the community, and an indication whether they were corrected in the digital version or not.

The manual received a bigger update at the end of August 2022, the major issues are now fixed, as previously I strongly suggest to use the digital version of the manual.

You can see all the previously found issues listed below, with the indication whether it is fixed now in the latest digital version of the instructions or not.

Here’s the video about all the changes:

Step 88 (fixed)

In the paper manual the orientation of the 2 orange wave selectors and the green 2L beam relative to each other was incorrect, more details about this in my video. In the updated version the 2 orange wave selectors are rotated, but their position was not updated in the previous or following steps so you need to pay extra attention. They should look exactly like this when you add the green 2L beam:

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LEGO Vespa wheel hack on a cool custom Hot Rod + mini Vespa

Today I’ll show you quickly the 40517 Creator Vespa together with the big brother Creator Expert 10298 Vespa set, but that’s not all! The cool new tire & rim combo from that set can be used on cars as well with a little trick, and I found the perfect MOC for them!

You can access the instructions for Nico71’s great 42127 alternate model here.

These are the parts used:

Wheel 62.3mm D. x 20.3mm Motorcycle with Molded White Wall Outer Rim Pattern

Tire 75.1mm D. x 20mm Motorcycle

Tire 81.6 x 44 ZR Technic Straight Tread

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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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