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  1. Recently, I stumbled upon this project. Might be interesting: https://github.com/mvanderelsen?fbclid=IwAR2ErqrTH3USMyAXTtQ9x3e83q87C5Md59LQRNLQYPO6IB1Lb8sr0PeSKmE
  2. Yup. We just booked our regular accommodation.
  3. Interesting... 965 days seems like a very long period though This doesn't feel entirely right.
  4. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    Yup. And in September you will even have reviews. </sarcasm>
  5. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    Let's be careful not to turn this into a wishlist topic.
  6. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    (I have tried PM and making public comments, but the Flying Dutchman keeps flying. I will take care of it shortly)
  7. As far as I know these are the final dates.
  8. Great Ball Contraption (GBC) - General Discussion and Index This is a topic used for GBC general conversation, questions, hints, tips, etc. This first post will be used to maintain an Index of GBCs here on Eurobricks or other websites. Eurobricks topics LEGO GBC 8 + Building Instructions (5 modules - 2 motors) New Akiyuki GBC Instruction Index Other sources Greatballcontraption.com
  9. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    Hi. I have sent you a PM. In case you missed it. Please turn off automatic translation when you post to Eurobricks. This is an English forum and you are responding in Dutch.
  10. Jim

    [TC17] Mad Nomad

    This is definitely more like it! I'm okay with splitting the project from this point.
  11. I was happy to help, even though I am not very happy with the results of the pictures. White and red models are very hard to get right. But at least they are sharp and hi-res
  12. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    They are not mutually exclusive, so we still can get both. But let's try to not turn this into a guessing topic again.
  13. Jim

    Storage and Sorting LEGO

    Inserting links is no problem at all
  14. INTRODUCING THE NEW LEGO® TECHNIC™ TOP GEAR RALLY CAR First ever LEGO Technic Top Gear collaboration revealed at LA Auto Show Los Angeles, USA: Today, the LEGO Group revealed the first ever LEGO® Technic™ Top Gear Set in partnership with BBC Studios. The new LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car is an authentic looking GT Rally car for ages 9 years and above and will be available globally from 26th December 2019. LEGO Technic designers joined forces with the BBC Top Gear team to co-design the body of the car and accompanying stickers to create an ultra-realistic and fast looking racer that fans are sure to enjoy building at home. The model is remote controlled via the LEGO Technic CONTROL+ app and contains functions such as steering, multi-touch control and gyro control as well as different challenges and achievements to deliver a thrilling, immersive play experience. The rally car comes complete with 1 large motor, 1 XL motor and 1 Bluetooth controlled smart hub. “It’s exciting to have collaborated with LEGO Technic on this and it’s a very natural fit for the Top Gear brand. The LEGO Technic Top Gear Rally Car is the result of several months hard work from the LEGO and BBC Studios teams and we can’t wait to see it on the shelves soon” said Jason Easy, Head of Licensing UK, BBC Studios. Niels Henrik Horsted, Marketing Director for LEGO Technic added: “We are really excited to finally reveal the App-Controlled LEGO Technic Top Gear Rally Car. The car offers a challenging build for ages 9+ who are into authentic play and intrigued about how things work. The CONTROL+ app gives an extensive play experience with several different play modes and exciting challenges.” LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car First LEGO Technic set designed in partnership with BBC studios 463 LEGO elements used The model comes with 1 large motor, 1 XL motor and 1 Bluetooth controlled smart hub Remote controlled via the LEGO Technic CONTROL+ app Price: $129.00 USD/£124,99 The product is available globally from 26th December 2019 LEGO Technic CONTROL+ Functions: Driving forwards and backwards, steering with CONTROL+ app Multi-touch control Gyro control Challenges and achievements Inspirational videos for play The LEGO TECHNIC CONTROL+ app can be downloaded from the App Store or GooglePlay. About the LEGO Group The LEGO Group’s mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through the power of play. The LEGO System in Play, with its foundation in LEGO bricks, allows children and fans to build and rebuild anything they can imagine. The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, its name derived from the two Danish words Leg Godt, which mean “Play Well”. Today, the LEGO Group remains a family-owned company headquartered in Billund. Its products are now sold in more than 140 countries worldwide. For more information: www.LEGO.com About Top Gear Top Gear is the world’s biggest and longest-running motoring entertainment shows, spanning 42 years of heritage with a huge following of an estimated 350m viewers globally, across 200+ territories, making it one of the world’s most widely watched factual TV programmes. The latest series of Top Gear featuring Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris has been by far the best performing series of recent years, making it BBC TWO’s biggest show so far in 2019. The Top Gear brand also has a proven-track record in consumer products, with the world’s biggest monthly motoring magazine, DVD’s, books and gaming, plus the Top Gear website that attracts 4.5 million unique users per month. Top Gear’s Social media platforms include profiles on YouTube with 2.2 billion video views and 6.7m subscribers, 21 million global fans on Facebook, 2 million followers for Twitter and 3.5m on Instagram, its fastest growing social profile. About BBC Studios BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. BBC Studios’ award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including seven production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which makes 2500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector. BBC Studios has revenue of £1.4bn, and returns around £200m to the BBC Group annually, complementing the BBC’s licence fee and enhancing programmes for UK audiences. bbcstudios.com twitter.com/bbcstudios The entire collection of pictures can be found here.
  15. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    I removed some off-topic comments and automatically translated to Dutch comments. Let's carry on.
  16. 10272 Old Trafford - Manchester United Ages 16+. 3898 pieces US $299.99 – CA $349.99 – DE €269.99 – UK £249.99 – FR €269.99 – DK 2199DKK *Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit LEGO.com for regional pricing. Build and display a brilliantly detailed Old Trafford model. Manchester United fans will love building this big LEGO® set model of Old Trafford (10272) to show their allegiance to one of the world’s most famous football clubs. The building set for this LEGO football stadium provides a fun challenge to create a spectacular showpiece model. The ultimate Manchester United gift Manchester United fans can show off this Old Trafford replica at home or the office. New for February 2020, this LEGO® Creator sports set coincides with the stadium’s 110th anniversary. This building kit for adults features several evocative details including the players’ tunnel and the statue of the United Trinity. Bring to life your passions with advanced LEGO® sets! LEGO® Creator Expert advanced building sets allow adults to construct models based on some of their biggest passions, including cars, buildings and stadiums. Once the challenging and fun building experience is complete, these collector models from building bricks make an eye-catching display at home or the office. · A spectacular building set for adults to create a detailed model of Old Trafford. The perfect Manchester United gift for fans who want to show their undying support by displaying this LEGO® football stadium. · A building kit of a 1:600 replica model of Old Trafford. This LEGO® football stadium provides a fun and rewarding project and allows fans to relive their cherished memories of Manchester United with this detailed model. · The first opportunity to construct a replica of Manchester United’s Old Trafford from building bricks. The LEGO® Football stadium makes for a stunning showpiece at home or the office. · This 3,898-piece big LEGO® football set for adults makes for a unique Manchester United gift. It offers escapism for builders with a long and satisfying project, and the chance to show their passion for their club. · The Old Trafford-Manchester United LEGO football stadium measures 6.5” (18.5cm) high, 18” (47cm) long and 15” (39cm) wide. The perfect size to feature authentic details including the players’ tunnel and a statue of Sir Alex Ferguson. · No batteries required for this advanced building set, so the final whistle will never blow at this LEGO® football stadium. · This LEGO® set provides the ultimate building experience, and for you to be guided through the rewarding process with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. · LEGO® Creator Expert model advanced building sets allow adults to indulge in challenging projects to create collector toys based on some of their biggest passions including cars, buildings and stadiums. · LEGO® building bricks have met the highest industry standards for over 60 years, ensuring they are always consistent, compatible and pull apart with ease every time. · You know you are safe with LEGO®. Our bricks and pieces have been relentlessly tested and meet the highest global safety and quality standards.. Available directly from LEGO Stores & LEGO.com from 16th January, 2020
  17. Jim

    [TC17] Mad Nomad

    It would help to make it look less like the crawler. Make it entirely black for instance.
  18. Jim

    [TC17] Mad Nomad

    I absolutely get your point. The build is awesome (as usual), but it's not entirely in the spirit of the contest. Feels more like a C-model contest entry. Btw: I will not deny participation since it doesn't violate any rules.
  19. Jim

    Technic 2020 Set Discussion

    Welcome to Eurobricks. Nice to see someone from the same build year As @Rudivdk kindly mentioned, please read the site guidelines and enjoy your stay.
  20. This topic is used to pose generic building help questions.
  21. Jim

    [REVIEW] 75264 - Kylo Ren's Shuttle Microfighter

    I actually like this one. Series 7 seems to be pretty good overall.
  22. Jim

    [REVIEW] 75263 - Resistance Y-Wing Microfighter

    This one looks pretty cool. Reminds me that I still have an unfinished (almost done) review of the Microfighters Series 1
  23. Jim

    Mindstorms and C#

    Hi. Welcome to EB. This topic is not about Monobrick, so please stay on topic. And while we are at it....why don' you try Martijn's solution, instead of Monobrick
  24. Much better!! If you have a video, you can simply paste the embed youtube link.
  25. Changed the topic title and added it to the Index