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LEGO Announces 10269 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

Classic car fans got a treat with the Mustang, now here’s one for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Announcing 10269 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

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This Creator Expert set features 1023 pieces and will cost $159.99 here in Australia. Official launch is just over a week away on July 17th.

Read on for more images and the official press release.

LEGO Announces 10266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander

July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon. To celebrate this incredible achievement LEGO have today announced 10266 Apollo 11 Lunar Lander.

This 1087 piece Creator Expert set comes with two minifigures and a fantastic level of detail.

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The set will be officially released on June 1st and cost $159.99 here.

I’ve got one sitting on my desk ready to build, so keep an eye out for my review soon.

You can check out more images and the official press release below.

10265 Ford Mustang Announced

Creator Expert cars are without a doubt some of my favourite sets. Today, LEGO officially announces the latest addition to the collection – 10265 Ford Mustang.

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This stunning set recreates an iconic 1960s muscle car using 1471 pieces.

The set includes a range of extras that allow you to modify your Mustang. These extras consist of a supercharger, rear ducktail spoiler, exhaust pipes, front chin spoiler and a nitrous oxide tank. The rear wheels can also be raised to give a different look to the car.

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For those of you in NSW, you may be excited to see that there are optional NSW license plates included.

You’ll be able to get yours from March 1st for $199.99.

Check out the extra images and official set details below.

On Sale: Creator Expert Reduced At Target

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I was quite surprised when Target started selling a range of Creator Expert sets, but I’m even more surprised by the discounts they are now offering on these sets.

There are four sets with discounts around 30% off RRP. While these sets have been out for a little while now if you haven’t already grabbed them then these prices are very tempting.

You can find the listings here.

 
Set #
Name
Theme
Price
RRP
RRP Disc
Disc %
10251Brick BankCreator Expert$179.00$249.99$70.9928%
10247Ferris WheelCreator Expert$199.00$289.99$90.9931%
10242Mini Cooper MK VIICreator Expert$99.00$149.99$50.9934%
10246Detective's OfficeCreator Expert$169.00$229.99$60.9927%

Thanks to Niklas for the heads up

Creator Expert Sets Come To Target & Big W

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When you think Creator Expert the stores that usually come to mind are Myer and David Jones. Well in an interesting turn of events four different Creator Expert sets have been listed on both the Target and Big W websites.

There are 2 modulars, the Ferris Wheel and Mini Cooper on offer.

At the moment these sets are listed at RRP for both retailers but fingers crossed we get some sales soon.

Here are some direct links to the products on each site.

 
Set #
Name
Big W
Target
10246Detective's Office$229.00$229.00
10247Ferris Wheel$289.00$289.00
10242Mini Cooper MK VII$149.00$149.00
10251Brick Bank$249.00$249.00

LEGO Announces 10268 Vestas Wind Turbine

LEGO have once again opened up the vault to bring you an updated version of an old set. This time it’s the Vestas Wind Turbine getting the refresh.

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10268 Vestas Wind Turbine celebrates LEGO’s on-going commitment to better environmental practices. The set has been designed in partnership with the world’s leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, Vestas, who have installed 65,000 wind turbines in around 80 countries. Through investment in wind power the LEGO Group balances 100% of the energy used to make LEGO bricks with energy from renewable sources.

To further show LEGO’s environmental agenda the set is one of the first commercial sets to include the new Plants From Plants elements. Made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane, the inclusion of these elements is part of the first steps in the LEGO Group’s ambition to use sustainable materials in products by 2030 and packaging by 2025.

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The set measures 100cm high, 72cm wide and 31cm deep. The turbine towers over a small house with featuring working lights. A female minifigure, two Vestas servicemen minifigures, a dog and work van are included in the set.

A selection of Power Functions elements provide motion to the massive adjustable turbine blades.

The set will cost us $329.99 here in Australia. It is officially release November 23rd (no VIP pre-release for this one).

You can check out additional images below, as well as the full press release.

Introducing 10263 Winter Village Fire Station

I know people have been hanging out for this one, and without further ado here it is – this years Winter Village set…

10262 Winter Village Fire Station

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Christmas in Australia is a lot different to what is depicted in the Winter Village series but I always find them absolutely charming. I love this latest addition to the lineup.

The set features 1166 pieces over a series of builds – a frozen fountain, Christmas Tree, Bench with Streetlight, Fire Engine and of course the main Fire Station. There are a total of 6 minifigures plus a baby and dog.

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The set will be available to VIPs on September 13th and everybody else October 1st. The official Australian RRP is $149.99.

You can check out the full image gallery below, as well as the official set description.

James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Officially Released

After a series of teasers the James Bond Aston Martin DB5 set has been officially announced – and you can buy one right now.

In an interesting move LEGO have announced this set and made it available to VIPs immediately.

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I am probably not the best person to offer an opinion on the set. I’m not a Bond fan and I’m not a car fan either. Having said that I think the features that they have built in are awesome. The set features a working ejector seat, as well as some of Q’s other additions.

If you are a Bond fan or a fan of the DB5 I’d love to know your thoughts.

You can grab your set here for $209.99 if you are a LEGO VIP.

Check out the full image gallery and set details below.

Official Details of 10261 Roller Coaster

First LEGO introduced an Amusement Park sub-theme for their Creator Expert line then they introduced a whole new track system in late 2017. Everybody put two and two together and realised it was only a matter of time before we got a roller coaster. Well here it is, and it’s incredible.

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I am absolutely blown away by this set. The product picture alone doesn’t do justice to how massive it is (seriously, check out the video below). The set comes in at 4124 pieces and comes with 11 minifigures.

No Australian RRP at this stage but I am guessing it will be around $499.99, based on the international prices. The set will be released for VIPs on May 16th, with a general release on June 1st.

Update: Australian price confirmed as $499.99.
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The roller coaster features a working mechanism that can optionally be powered by a power functions motor. The press release also mentions that you can integrate LEGO Boost in to the model, but not much detail is provided about that.

You get two sets of 3 carts, with a switchable section of rail so you can keep one set out of the way. All of the carts feature lap bars for an even more realistic look.

Beyond the track itself there are also lots of other elements such as a brick built Coaster sign, fairy floss cart and ticket booth.

LEGO sent out the press release with just two images but there were also two videos. I have combined them in to a single video that you can check out below. Seeing this in actually really helps sell how impressive it is.

Check out the box shot and press release below.

LEGO To Re-Release Taj Mahal For $499.99

LEGO continues their latest trend of re-releasing huge sets with 10256 Taj Mahal. Officially released on November 27th, this model features 5923 pieces (one more than the original).

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Usually when LEGO announce a new set I get a press release and have to wait for the Australian product page to go live hours later. This time LEGO have mixed things up with the product page going live first. This means we already know the Australian RRP – $499.99.

The original Taj Mahal was a flagship piece in many AFOL collections, and this remake is likely to prove just as popular.

Read on for more images and the official set description.