fordtruckin

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  • Birthday 09/13/1982

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    Iowa, United States
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    Ford Trucks, Theology, Astronomy, Weight Lifting and of course Lego!

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  1. fordtruckin

    40178: V.I.P. theme

    I got the set last week at the Nashville Lego store for spending $40. Not a big fan of the stickered Lego sets but its nice to have some different sets for my Lego store. I love this idea. I might have to try it with my Grand Emporium.
  2. fordtruckin

    Modular Building Sets - Rumours and Discussion

    I am missing Market Street, Cafe Corner and Green Grocer. I would love to have rereleases because i wont pay the extortion aftermarket prices for those sets.
  3. fordtruckin

    LEGO Health Care in Tabletown Revisited

    This is a great read and you have a gift with words. Thanks for sharing!
  4. fordtruckin

    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    This and a lot more zaney Batsuit variations.
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    I like it. It fits the Lego Batman Movie theme well but not so much the broader DC theme. If nothing else it would be an excellent parts pack for creating your own Bat themed vehicles.
  6. fordtruckin

    Batcave and Wayne Manor MOC

    There just aren't words to express how awesome this is! Im jealous of your talent and Lego budget! Great work and I look forward to seeing any future projects you have.
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    My Case Against Artificial Rarity

    But you could bricklink Velma for a decent price at some point if you wanted to where as you cannot bricklink con exclusives without spending a ridiculous amount of money.
  8. fordtruckin

    My Case Against Artificial Rarity

    Its not about missing out. Its about it not being produced in sufficient quantities to give people an option to buy it. I missed out on a lot of cool sets in my dark ages. That kind of sucks but maybe I can find them reasonable at a garage sale, 2nd hand store, or online. I waited too long to buy the first Antman set and I missed out. I regretted not buying it when I had the chance. I made the decision not to buy it when I was holding it in my hands because I thought the shelf life would have been longer. It wasn't butthurt. I missed out and it was my fault. But when Lego makes something so incredibly rare intentionally and it is something very desirable to a large part of the Lego community then it is reasonable to be upset over a bad decision like that. A lot of Comic Con exclusive figures do not have a similar official figure available to buy at retail. Your assumption that people are "butthurt" shows that you don't really understand the point of the conversation.
  9. fordtruckin

    [MOC] IKEA Furniture Store

    Beautifully executed! Easily recognizable and I have never been to an IKEA store or own anything from one. @CopperTablet that is a great idea. I would love to see that as well.
  10. fordtruckin

    My Case Against Artificial Rarity

    I have to say I do agree with you. At one point I was 1000% a Lego purist. Everything that was not genuine Lego found its way to the trash or a garage sale. I am a collector as well and I can spend a reasonable amount of money to complete my collection. The artificial rareity you described drives me crazy as well. Because of that, if I find a reasonably priced, acceptable quality knockoff I am willing to buy it. I would prefer to buy Lego brand exclusively but when they make decisions as a company to create ridiculously, stupid, unnecessary rare, expensive items I will gladly buy a knockoff.
  11. fordtruckin

    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    Does anyone know anything about the LBM Bat Shooter ploybag 40301. I never saw it in the US and it is the only set from the theme that I am missing.
  12. fordtruckin

    Are You Worthy?

    This is awesome. Looks really accurate from what I remember as well. Great work!
  13. fordtruckin

    DC Superheroes 2018 - Set Discussion

    Great find! I would have preferred the Green Lantern version of Batman but this one is cool also
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    (MOC) Some Arcade machines I've been working on

    Everything looks so perfect! These are amazing. Might look good in one of the upper floors of downtown diner until you get around to making a custom building.