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  Topic: Building your UCS sets
Gumby

Replies: 25
Views: 22922

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:10 pm   Subject: Building your UCS sets
Here are a few things most of us have to live with:

1) Display space is limited
2) LEGO constantly comes out with cool new UCS sets.

As a result, we often have to change what gets put out on di ...
  Topic: StarCraft II's AH/G-24 Banshee
Gumby

Replies: 10
Views: 10640

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:21 pm   Subject: StarCraft II's AH/G-24 Banshee
I haven't looked into SC2 yet, but after seeing your awesome MOC, I will definitely look for videos/pics/etc. Smile

This thing sucks harder then a hoover vacuum. You really need to actually build go ...
  Topic: Cleaning Lego sails?
Gumby

Replies: 2
Views: 6832

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:53 pm   Subject: Cleaning Lego sails?
Don't you find that your pieces get all scratched up if you put them in the washing machine?

Here's a tip from ffilz (not sure if he's a member here) about cleaning sails:

Pirate ship sails and ...
  Topic: UCS Millenium Falcon vs / combined with Hasbro's new MF??
Gumby

Replies: 5
Views: 7886

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:09 pm   Subject: UCS Millenium Falcon vs / combined with Hasbro's new MF??
On pages 38-39 of the [url=http://www.fbtbforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=18691]UCS Millenium Falcon thread, chawan_cut describes how he added LED lights for the engine. Has a lot of pictures too!
  Topic: SW Lego - UK buying in USA
Gumby

Replies: 9
Views: 7386

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:34 pm   Subject: SW Lego - UK buying in USA
Yes, my in-laws were at the LEGO store in Portland, Oregon in July 2008, and they purchased a 10179 for me. The store didn't have it in stock at the time, so they shipped it to me in Vancouver, BC (C ...
  Topic: One of the only huge mistakes the Lego Company has ever made
Gumby

Replies: 45
Views: 31260

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 1:08 pm   Subject: Re: One of the only huge mistakes the Lego Company has ever
Now, I know that they are producing new chrome ones, but they just don't seem the same, and if you're like me, you're a collection perfectionist who can't stand minor differences in your models from y ...
  Topic: Anyone else have this problem with the UCS Falcon?
Gumby

Replies: 31
Views: 24138

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:35 pm   Subject: Anyone else have this problem with the UCS Falcon?
Well it turned out my instruction manual was missing said pages.
And I was only 8. And I don't keep my boxes so I had no real idea what the set looked like.
Assuming you're a SW fan, how can you not ...
  Topic: Anyone else have this problem with the UCS Falcon?
Gumby

Replies: 31
Views: 24138

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:51 pm   Subject: Anyone else have this problem with the UCS Falcon?
Mine was missing a light bley 2x4 brick. Didn't get as many extras as you...
  Topic: Chrome Black Vader Minifig
Gumby

Replies: 99
Views: 78934

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:22 pm   Subject: Chrome Black Vader Minifig
Does this "US only" really mean "US and Canada only" like it did last time?
Wait - did any Canadians find a chrome gold C3PO in sets purchased in Canada?
  Topic: UCS Millennium Falcon for $405 at amazon ($95 off) 12/01
Gumby

Replies: 46
Views: 25963

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:04 pm   Subject: UCS Millennium Falcon for $405 at amazon ($95 off) 12/01
Once again, I wish I lived or had close relatives in the States...
  Topic: BBC interview with top LEGOLAND Windsor designer!
Gumby

Replies: 6
Views: 2975

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:17 pm   Subject: BBC interview with top LEGOLAND Windsor designer!
You didn't even include green yet! Razz
  Topic: Chrome Black Vader Minifig
Gumby

Replies: 99
Views: 78934

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:32 pm   Subject: Chrome Black Vader Minifig
Coolness aside, I don't understand why they chromed Darth Vader. He's not even metallic in any way! C3PO, I understand, but Vader? Question
  Topic: BBC interview with top LEGOLAND Windsor designer!
Gumby

Replies: 6
Views: 2975

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:56 pm   Subject: Re: BBC interview with top LEGOLAND Windsor designer!

There are almost 55 million plastic pieces, or "elements", currently in use at the park. All are the "bog standard" bricks that can be bought in 10 colours at any toy shop, Guy e ...
  Topic: The Straight Shooters Feedback Thread (LEAVE FEEDBACK HERE)
Gumby

Replies: 2055
Views: 442887

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:07 pm   Subject: The Straight Shooters Feedback Thread (LEAVE FEEDBACK HERE)
Another A+ for BCspeed34. After buying something expensive from him, he kept me in the loop and it arrived well packed.
  Topic: "Brick Friday" S@H sale
Gumby

Replies: 9
Views: 3302

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:37 pm   Subject: "Brick Friday" S@H sale
Yeah, the email looks great, except for the backwards Falcon.
Hahaha that's funny... I hadn't noticed that; thanks for pointing it out! Very Happy
  Topic: 375 Castle + 383 King's Tournament SOLD!
Gumby

Replies: 7
Views: 3186

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:33 pm   Subject: 375 Castle + 383 King's Tournament SOLD!
PM coming your way...
  Topic: New Pirates sets spotted at U.S. retail!
Gumby

Replies: 47
Views: 16969

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:33 pm   Subject: New Pirates sets spotted at U.S. retail!
I think it's because the "cannonballs" now have a hole through them, kind of like the minifig heads do now. Thus, the choking hazard is minimized.
I don't think shooting cannons posed a c ...
  Topic: Selling some sets
Gumby

Replies: 5
Views: 1625

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:18 pm   Subject: Selling some sets
Is it that hard to include a set number to avoid any and all confusion?

The re-release version of the AT-ST is 7657, which is the set I assume Flynn is selling.
  Topic: New TRU comptetion!
Gumby

Replies: 14
Views: 5408

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:38 pm   Subject: New TRU comptetion!
it's not a minigifure ... it's a brick built clone.
Woah, when you say brick built clone, I immediately thought of megabloks *gasp*! Laughing
  Topic: Lego clones
Gumby

Replies: 30
Views: 20499

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:21 pm   Subject: Lego clones
Sad thing is, I have that set, but actually in LEGO, with the right horses.
There is NOTHING sad about owning a real 6044. Very Happy
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Gumby

Replies: 1903
Views: 514598

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:18 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Yesterday, the Costco near me (Richmond, BC) had:
-7626 Jungle Cutter (Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)
-7673 MagnaGuard Starfighter (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Both for CDN$45 each. ...
  Topic: For sale: Yourself, in Legos
Gumby

Replies: 5
Views: 2042

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:33 am   Subject: For sale: Yourself, in Legos
The two people look like famous TV personalities - at least the guy on the left does. Turns out it's Nathan Sawaya (who is somewhat famous in the LEGO circle) and his girlfriend.

And Don, they are ...
  Topic: FS:Eiffel, blue Starfighter, Hoth, Cloud City, Peril in Peru
Gumby

Replies: 9
Views: 2922

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 12:33 pm   Subject: FS:Eiffel, blue Starfighter, Hoth, Cloud City, Peril in Peru
PM from me too!
  Topic: 10193 "Medieval Town"
Gumby

Replies: 55
Views: 27826

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:47 pm   Subject: 10193 "Medieval Town"
$150 in Canada and $100 in America?

Give me a God damn break, TLG.

2nd that. Evil or Very Mad
3rd that. Evil or Very Mad

While CDN$150 is still a great price for 1600 pieces, why would I NOT make a trip s ...
  Topic: 2008 Exclusive Death Star Playset thread!
Gumby

Replies: 819
Views: 297877

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:46 am   Subject: 2008 Exclusive Death Star Playset thread!
All of the [url=http://shop.lego.com/TermsPolicies/shipping_and_handling.asp]shipping and handling costs are listed on the S@H website. For those in the United States, orders between $350-500 (which ...
  Topic: 2008 Exclusive Death Star Playset thread!
Gumby

Replies: 819
Views: 297877

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:33 pm   Subject: 2008 Exclusive Death Star Playset thread!
I don't sort pieces and prefer to keep them in their bags. Usually I have no problem finding a particular piece by association, e.g. I remember seeing a black 1x2 brick in the same bag as the grey 2x2 ...
  Topic: 7979 Castle Advent Calendar -- order yours Sept. 26th!
Gumby

Replies: 47
Views: 14935

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:05 pm   Subject: 7979 Castle Advent Calendar -- order yours Sept. 26th!
Does anyone here know if the 2,000 were produced in the US or in Europe and shipped down here? If it's the latter, and considering there's only 2000, then I guess I could understand why the price is s ...
  Topic: LEGO Parts Monkey Report - (Inspired by Old Republic)
Gumby

Replies: 19
Views: 6178

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:34 pm   Subject: LEGO Parts Monkey Report - (Inspired by Old Republic)
It's been ages since this was updated and there have been plenty of new parts, but this one caught me off guard enough that I felt compelled to post:

http://www.bricklink.com/PL/61068.jpg

So is ...
  Topic: TRU B2G1 sale (Sept. 21-27)
Gumby

Replies: 17
Views: 3888

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:45 pm   Subject: TRU B2G1 sale (Sept. 21-27)
Its also available online and you can get the Green Grocer and Cafe Corner, if you haven't already.
Since when were those sets available from TRU? I thought only LEGO retail stores carried those set ...
  Topic: Star Wars Fig Available via PaB Online (mostly)
Gumby

Replies: 5
Views: 4017

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:45 pm   Subject: Star Wars Fig Available via PaB Online (mostly)
That's interesting news - is this the first time a SW-related torso has been used outside of the SW theme?
 
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