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#1 daoudbazaar


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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:07 AM

Shanghai Chase
Indiana Jones - Temple of Doom - 2009 already available !

Set #7682
Theme: Indiana Jones - Temple of Doom
Year Released: 2008 (2009 officially)
Piece Count: 256 (12 extras)
Minifigs: 5
List Price: EUR 35

The box.
Front :
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Back :
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Top :
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Box content : 2 bags and the booklet. No DSS  :tongue:
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The booklet. Frontpage :
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First page :
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Random page :
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5 minifigs come in this set. Torsos and legs are in bag 1, heads and hairs in a smaller bag in it.
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Willie is completely new
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New hair (back is on top) in light yellow Posted Image
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New torso and legs Posted Image
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That's not blood that leaks through the hair !
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Gansgsters (I don't remember who they are). Faces and suits seem to be new ? :look: They wear Indy hat in black.
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They look great !
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Indy and short Round. Of course Indy is in every IJ box. But this one is at last a little bit more smart !
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What you build with bag 1
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Some shots of the car :
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There is a smaller bag in bag 2 and a cardboard folded around the dark tan canopy.
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It takes a few minutes to build the car :
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In my opinion, the windscreen is far too small and gives this odd roofline to the car. I'd rather put a hinge as TLC used to in Adventurer sets.
This slope Posted Image and the flag are issued for the first time in tan color, as far as I remember.

The complete set :
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Final thoughts
It's a rather cheap set (for a licensed one) with no useless cumbersome part but full of uncommon torsos. Cars will easily fit in any Lego city with minor changes. And I do appreciate to get a newly dressed IJ minifig.
Hope you enjoy this review.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:12 AM

Very nice review, now I want it even more! :wub:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:22 AM

Thanks for the great review!  :wub: I really really want this set now, the figures are just great, especially Willie! I'm hoping this will be $20 USD, but unfortunately, $30 seems more realistic considering the box size.  :sadnew:


EDIT: Sorry about the double post, I have no idea what happened! Sorry!

Edited by WhiteFang, 11 December 2008 - 02:49 AM.
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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:29 AM

Thanks for the review of this gorgeous set. Wow, every figure is unique, plus the vehicles are really well done.  :wub:  Probably worth getting doubles!

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:31 AM

Thanks for the review daoudbazaar  :thumbup: . This set looks fine but for some reason I feel that both cars lacks of design  :hmpf_bad: , not really compare this ones with the ones in the Race for the Stolen Treasure which are great. The minifigs in the other hand are awesome  :cry_happy: , with some nice torsos and pieces, I especially like the gangsters minifigs which are great  :tongue: .

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:40 AM

Great review! The close-ups of the minifigs are beautiful, what type of camera do you have?

This is a beautiful looking set with fantastic minifigs and pretty well-designed cars. It's great to finally see Indy in a different outfit isn't it? :tongue:

I suppose the U.S. price will be $30 then. Thanks for the review! :classic:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:41 AM

Good Lord I love these Indiana Jones cars.  I can't wait for this to become available here.  :]

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:54 AM

Sinner, you beat me to it. I was about to make an attempt to frontpage it.  :tongue:

Daoudbazaar, this is a fine review with many nice pictures. I am seriously considering getting a few sets of this, mainly for these few reasons. The range of the minifigs are unique to its own. Their face, hair and torsos are simply marvelous especially Willie Scott and a white tux worn by Indiana Jones. The chinese gangsters are nice addition to your mafia in a typical City set up. Short Round looks cute and bubbly as well. The cars are speechless. I find it very impressive indeed, with the classic cars back in the 1940s. This is indeed a great set for all Indiana Jones lovers. Thanks for taking your time to post this review in Eurobricks.  :thumbup:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:03 AM

Wow, great review! :pir-sweet: Can't wait till it comes to the US!

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:10 AM

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Here come the Men In Black! :D well, Great Review and Great Set, Wish I had the Men In Black!!!!  :tongue:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:22 AM

I would get this set just for the two Asian Mobsters.  A few of those and I would have my very own Lego Triad.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:22 AM

I love those new heads!  :cry_happy:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:23 AM

Great review! Now I know what to expect! :classic:
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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:33 AM

Awesome pictures!  Thanks for the review.  I'm loving the new gangsters, esp. those black hats.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:37 AM

Great review and I love the hell out of this set. Black fedora (yes, my current avatar has one, but it's an edit job), new hair, new Indy, new characters, cool cars, no crap. You can't beat a set like this. :thumbup:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 04:11 AM

Sweet set. The figs are awsome, the cars are beautifully detailed. I'm just scared of what the Aus. price will be :sceptic:
Thanks for the review!!! :thumbup:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 04:21 AM

Your making me really want those suit torsos and hats! Nice review, can't wait to see more!

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 04:33 AM

Gotta get that Short Round torso!

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Sweet set. The figs are awsome, the cars are beautifully detailed. I'm just scared of what the Aus. price will be :sceptic:
Thanks for the review!!! :thumbup:
I know...There's soo much awesome stuff next year and stuff from this year I still need to get im not sure if I have enough money for Licenced stuff :sceptic: Especially if the AUS price is bad...Im hoping $40 AUSD :sceptic:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 07:28 AM

A double pleasure. Its always nice to see a well photographed and presented review, and to get a look at a new set before it hits S@H (and Australia for that matter)

Thanks for a great read.  :thumbup:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 08:30 AM

Great review of a great set.
When i saw the first pics i already thought this was a must have, and this just proves i'm right. :sweet:

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 08:38 AM

This is one of the best IJ sets so far in my oppinon.
So many great things in the set.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:06 AM

Thanks for the review, daoudbazaar.

I  :wub:  this set. Can't wait to find it in Italy :cry_happy:


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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:21 AM

great review of a really cool little set! I think I'm going to buy it^^
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Posted 11 December 2008 - 10:24 AM

What a wonderful set with some of the best minifigs I've seen!

Fantastic review  :thumbup:

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