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Review - 8151 Adrift Sport


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#1 The Cobra

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 05:52 PM

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For all those people whose favourite colours are black and blue (that of course includes us fans of Internazionale F.C.), here's your Tiny Turbo!

Set data:

8151: Adrift sport
Year: 2008
Theme: Racers
Subtheme: Tiny Turbos
Pieces: 52 (no extra)
Price: 5 USD / 5 EUR / 3 UKP
Building time: less than 10 minutes
MISB on review: Yes
More info: Brickset - Peeron

Box front: classic TT box, not much to say.
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Box rear: combine it with 8148 for an alternate "supermodel".
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Box content: 1 bag, instructions and stickers.
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Sticker detail: it's hard to tell from here, but these are mirror stickers!
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Instructions: first half of the supermodel instructions to be found in 8148.
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Pieces: in 2008, Tiny turbos include "glow in the dark" elements. And they do glow!
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Building: it's obviously easy with such few pieces.
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M.I.P. (Most interesting Piece): courtesy of Peeron, 'Plate 1 x 2 with Racer Grille 4 x 1 x 2/3'
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Splitting the model: car base, and 3 big parts.
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Sticker effect: flash reflection on paper
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The model: two shots for complete view.
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Review and rating:
Small / cheap sets always are my favs. Tiny Turbos are generally nice, adding Glow in the dark pieces is a great way to get more interest. And I guess many fans of the old faithful 4-wide vehicles are into TTs. One will hardly buy these sets for building fun alone, but their playability (and displabilty) are surely worth the money.
I told you, I like these colours, but I Like the shape also; good detailing, obviously thanks to stickers too. And, it's not difficult to find a TT 0,5 or 1 Euro cheaper than RRP.
In its category, to me it's 5/5.

Edited by WhiteFang, 23 May 2009 - 07:02 PM.
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#2 KimT

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 06:33 PM

Thanks for that great review.
I like the TT's and this one is no exception.
Nice flash effect by the way :thumbup:
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#3 Pencoin

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 06:41 PM

I got this set the other day, i dont think it is the best tiny turbo but it is very good i love the GID pieces.
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