LEGO sets retiring soon & deals for November 2021

UPDATE – For the latest deals & coupons check out my new dedicated page – racingbrick.com/deals!

I receive tons of comments asking about sets worth to buy, which ones are likely to be retired soon and whether I know about any good deals. I decided to make this video and also share a list of sets that are expected to be retired, and also some good deals I found recently. Here’s the video first:

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LEGO 10294 Titanic available for preorder & other novelties for November

I’m sure you saw my detailed building review, the 10+1 things you didn’t know about the set & the shorter Tinic version, now here’s your chance to buy the LEGO 10294 Titanic set! If you missed any of these videos, I embedded them at the end of the post. Here are the links:

LEGO 10294 Titaniclego.com US / lego.com UK / lego.com DE / lego.com AU

There are other sets available now at LEGO that I reviewed recently:

LEGO 76240 DC Batman Batmobile Tumblerlego.com US / lego.com UK / lego.com DE / lego.com AU

LEGO 21330 Ideas Home Alonelego.com US / lego.com UK / lego.com DE / lego.com AU

The Technic Batmobile is only available in North America, other countries have to wait unfortunately

LEGO 42127 Technic The Batman Batmobilelego.com US / lego.com UK / lego.com DE / lego.com AU

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LEGO Technic 8443 Pneumatic Log Loader Review

While we are waiting for the 2020 August Technic sets to arrive, Andrej joined us today to share a review with you about a classic set. Hope you’ll enjoy this article, if you would like to read similar reviews then make sure to check out his blog!

This is an article about the classic 8443 LEGO set of a forest tractor released originally back in 1996 towards the end of the studded Technic era. We can see a very nice design with a lot of red parts, 6 wheels and a grappling arm.

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New LEGO Technic 2020 Summer sets and the new Simple Technic hub

Back in January after the Nuremberg Toy Fair we already knew some details about the 2020 summer wave of the LEGO Technic sets. We had to wait another 6 months to have official images about them, they first appeared in the LEGO 2HY catalog and a few days later additional official images were posted by some retailers. Here is the video I made about the sets based on the photos in the catalog:

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LEGO Powered Up – interview with the product owner

In the past 2 years I followed the development of the Powered Up system very closely, and I published a lot of content about it. There were many questions raised about the system itself, why it is developed this way, and what will be the development path in the future.

I’m happy to say that you’ll get answers to a lot of questions today, because I had the chance to do this interview with Mr. Flemming Bjørn Jessen, who is the product owner of the Powered Up app at LEGO.

Here is the video version of the interview:

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LEGO Technic 42110 Land Rover Defender ultimate repair guide

Introduction

I shared many videos with you about the LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender already, you saw my detailed building review, the details of the drive train and the one about the cracking noise and the possible fixes. I received hundreds of comments from you and many-many requests for help, hopefully in most of the cases I was able to assist to find the proper solution.

I decided to create a summary and a video about all the potential issues I found during the building process. I’ll also go through the drive train from the wheels to the engine, how to verify your build, and what are the problems that are not really problems. Each section is linked to the proper part of the video, use the summery below to find the section you are looking for:

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LEGO Technic 42111 Fast & Furious Dom’s Dodge Charger details and high-res photos

Ladies and Gentlemen, here is the LEGO Technic Fast & Furious car you’ve been waiting for, the 42111 set is Dom’s Dodge Charger! It has 1077 pieces, it can be preordered on lego.com from today for 99,99€ / $99.99 and it’ll be available for purchase elsewhere from the 27th of April 2020.

Here is my detailed preview of the set based on the press photos:

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Powered Up code block guide created

The LEGO Powered Up system has great potential but the app has one major flaw – it has zero documentation available. I created a detailed code block guide that has all blocks listed in the current version of the app.

You can access the block guides from the top menu or here as well:

LEGO® Powered Up simple code block guide

LEGO® Powered Up extended code block guide

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