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3 hours ago, Doug72 said:

Cheapest I can find is Symthes Toys @ £149.99

BWE now shown on Lego Shop as Retiring Soon.

That's interesting, when I was looking earlier this morning Smyths was up at £185, if I recall correctly.  £149.99 is still a good price though. 

Looks like the Amazon price got changed quite quickly.  

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4 minutes ago, Boulderer said:

That's interesting, when I was looking earlier this morning Smyths was up at £185, if I recall correctly.  £149.99 is still a good price though. 

Looks like the Amazon price got changed quite quickly.  

https://www.smythstoys.com/uk/en-gb/lego-new-arrivals/lego-42082-technic-rough-terrain-crane-construction-vehicle-toy/p/166932

its been that price for several days , out of stock for home delivery today but plenty in most store.

Hopefully mine has been ordered for Xmas, after a lot of hints !

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Best deal ever, only today in Luxembourg brand new set costs 84.5 euros. Simply amazing.

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On 11/24/2018 at 6:15 PM, AndoS said:

Best deal ever, only today in Luxembourg brand new set costs 84.5 euros. Simply amazing.

Yikes! That's a .... reverse robbery! That good price.

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On 11/24/2018 at 8:15 PM, AndoS said:

Best deal ever, only today in Luxembourg brand new set costs 84.5 euros. Simply amazing.

Simply one question - how many you have purchased? :wub:

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I like 42082 better than 42055. 42055 is muscular, Technic-ish, engineering-is, and it feels like it's pushing the boundaries of Technic too much. I've built it three times from scratch and have been barely able to get it to work properly without modifications. 42082 is well rounded. It's big enough, and the gearboxes and drivetrains were simple enough for all functions to work effortlessly, and it looks more polished.

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I just ordered this set at 30% off, and am looking forward to building it over the holidays.  The 42055 BWE was my first big Technic set, and like many others I couldn't get it to run that well.  I took it apart and used the parts to start making my first GBC modules.  I actually purchased a second 42055 (at deep discount) for more parts.  I really need to find something to do with 16 of those little yellow buckets.

As for the Rough Terrain Crane I'm not sure if I will keep this built or break it down after I'm done.  I may keep it built and use it to hoist up some promotional material at the next GBC collaboration/convention.

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Just now, Great Ball Pit said:

The 42055 BWE was my first big Technic set, and like many others I couldn't get it to run that well.  I took it apart and used the parts to start making my first GBC modules.  I actually purchased a second 42055 (at deep discount) for more parts.  I really need to find something to do with 16 of those little yellow buckets.

You can get some ideas for single-set (including the 42055) GBC machines here: https://pv-productions.com/product-category/lego/

Too bad the instructions aren't free.

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Just now, AVCampos said:

You can get some ideas for single-set (including the 42055) GBC machines here: https://pv-productions.com/product-category/lego/

Too bad the instructions aren't free.

Heh thanks, I have actually designed 3 of the modules on his website ;)  the 42060, 42049 and 42062.  You should check out MY website for more cool GBC's.

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Anyone in the UK and wants this set should head over to Asda. It shows as £147.97 but add it to your bag then view the bag and a further discount of £29.59 will be applied bringing the price down to a very acceptable £118.38.

You can find it here.

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42082 on amazon.de for 160 EUR. I'm still wondering whether should I get a second copy for the B model. Sometimes I like it sometimes I hate it.

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2 hours ago, grum64 said:

Anyone in the UK and wants this set should head over to Asda. It shows as £147.97 but add it to your bag then view the bag and a further discount of £29.59 will be applied bringing the price down to a very acceptable £118.38.

You can find it here.

That’s a great bargain! I’ve built. One a few weeks ago and then went ahead to make a few mods as seen in here. Definitely will be keeping this built. I might get a second one to build the C model or just gift it as a Christmas present.

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