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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 LEGO.com (though not yet available to order), I thought I’d let everyone else know.
Here’s 7752 Count Dooku’s Solar Sailer:
And the direct link for those of you unable to click through the picture:
Tyler (Legohaulic) takes a spin on the Power Miners theme and delivers his unique vision of the underground crystal-collecting team.
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) includes the newly redesigned Yoda:
- 7751 Ahsoka’s Starfighter & Droids
- 8014 Clone Walker Battle Pack
- 8015 Assassin Droids Battle Pack
- 8016 Hyena Droid Bomber
- 8018 Armored Assault Tank (AAT)
- 8019 Republic Attack Shuttle
The latest batch of updates also includes the new Power Miners theme. My wife got me 8960 Thunder Driller for Christmas, so I’m off to build it now.
(Still waiting for that farm… Mmmm… Cows…)
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:
Rabbi Moshe Gourarie said, “A lot of darkness can be dispelled by a little light. What this world really needs, more than anything, is light, positivity and goodness.”
Read the full article on APP.com.
Even trolls enjoy trimming the tree and roasting, uh, marshmallows over a roaring fire, as Aaron Andrews demonstrates in this vignette:
The floor and rug are beautiful, and the shield above the fireplace is a nice touch.
Andrew Colunga‘s “Monster Claus” is already making the rounds on the Internet. It’s a particularly big hit with law enforcement officers, for some reason…
Personally, I like the milk and cookies.
Luis from HispaLUG presents this heavily armed space battle cruiser spanning 39.8″ or 127 studs. This microscale SHIP, labeled the Maximum Force Station, is sure to strike fear into the hearts of its enemies. There is a backstory behind the build written in Spanish; I regret that my Spanish skills are not proficient to understand the writing.
Mark Stafford‘s latest work depicts the collision of a military dropship into a space school bus in this unprecedented tragic accident on the moon. The effects of the collision are constructed realistically with trailing flames and explosion blasts. The whole scene is expertly frozen in space.