Monthly Archives: December 2008

7752 Count Dooku’s Solar Sailer [News]

This set is generating quite a bit of discussion in our old post about 2009 LEGO Star Wars box art, so now that it’s up on (though not yet available to order), I thought I’d let everyone else know.

Here’s 7752 Count Dooku’s Solar Sailericon:


And the direct link for those of you unable to click through the picture:

2009 LEGO Star Wars, Power Miners, and Indiana Jones now available [News]

UPDATE: Added Star Wars and Indiana Jones.

Looks like lots more 2009 LEGO sets are finally showing up on the LEGO Shop online.

Just about all of the 2009 LEGO Star Wars sets from The Clone Wars appear to be available now. 8018 Armored Assault Tank (AAT)icon includes the newly redesigned Yoda:


The latest batch of updates also includes the new Power Miners theme. My wife got me 8960 Thunder Drillericon for Christmas, so I’m off to build it now.


The two new Indiana Jones sets — 7682 Shanghai Chaseicon and 7683 Fight on the Flying Wingicon — are also now on the LEGO Shop online:



(Still waiting for that farm… Mmmm… Cows…)

The LUGNuts holiday spirit

LUGNuts founders Lino Martins and Nathan Proudlove recently posted a pair of holiday-themed vehicles sure to stoke your Christmas spirit.

With “Santa’s Slay,” Nathan shows us what Santa (and the late Rudolph) would do after Santa retires from the old Christmas game:

Meanwhile, a very sexy Ms. Claus joins Santa aboard his 1930s era bike, as built by Lino: