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8 replies to this topic  – Started by TalonCard , Dec 21 2011 10:48 AM

#1 TalonCard

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 10:48 AM

Hey everyone,

I wasn't aware until recently that LEGO has teamed up with DK to put out a new LEGO Ideas book.  Like the 1990 and 1997 idea books, this one has several pages devoted to Pirates.  I haven't been able to get a copy of the book yet, but several of the pages can be viewed at Amazon.  There's a neat little brick built pirate ship, parrots, and a shipwreck.

I'd like to see an entire Idea Book devoted to pirates one day, but it's good to see that the Pirate theme is getting some exposure even while the focus is on POTC.

Look for this topic to be blogged in the near future.

Go to Classic-Pirates.com

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:37 PM

I've had the book for a while now. The pirate section is tiny.
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Posted 22 December 2011 - 05:26 PM

I think that I saw the book at a Barnes & Noble store in Sioux City. I asked my grandma to get it for me for Christmas. I hope I get it.  :pirate_sad2:

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 02:27 PM

This book was one of the LEGO goodies I scored this Christmas along with the Clutch Powers DVD.

Captain BeerBeard is right about the pirates section being fairly small, but it was nice to see some great MOCs by our very own SlyOwl featured in other areas of the book, mostly regarding different techniques and how to achieve successful "still life" models.

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 04:00 PM

My son got this book for Christmas as well - and while the pirate section is small, there are some nice ideas in there. My son has already gone through it from cover to cover - twice! Can't wait to see what he comes up with.

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 02:54 AM

Should I post some pictures of the section?
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 01:23 PM

View PostCaptain BeerBeard, on 12 January 2012 - 02:54 AM, said:

Should I post some pictures of the section?

yes please  :pir-sweet:
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 04:08 PM

I miss these kind of instruction books, It's good that there is still interest in them. I always like to browse trough the 1990 one, has some great Pirates display and ideas.

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 11:46 AM

View PostSirSven7, on 16 January 2012 - 01:23 PM, said:

yes please  :pir-sweet:
Ok. Check back in a few days.
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