Tag Archives: Creator Expert

LEGO’s Marvellous Mustang

I have never been a car person. My technical knowledge doesn’t extend much beyond “they’ve got wheels and a motor”. Having said that, there are a few cars that have broken through my indifference. The cars that have become popular culture icons in their own right. One such car is the Ford Mustang. When the Creator Expert Ford Mustang was first leaked I knew I’d be getting one.

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The set features an impressive 1471 pieces with a build split over 6 sections.

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I’m not going to go in to the construction process step by step in a lot of detail, because I feel that a lot of the joy from a Creator Expert set comes from the build itself.

This Year’s Christmas Creator Expert Set Is 10267 Gingerbread House

LEGO have tonight unveiled this year’s Christmas Creator Expert set and while it’s a bit of a departure from the more grounded set from last year, I personally think it’s fantastic.

Introducing 10267 Gingerbread House

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This 1477 piece set features a Gingerbread couple, their gingerbread baby and their fully furnished gingerbread house.

There is some fantastic external and internal styling here. It’s packed with charm and I love the way LEGO have created that gingerbread aesthetic.

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The set has an Australian RRP of $159.99 and will be available on September 18th.

Read on for a full image gallery and the product description.

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.