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  1. bootz

    Modular Building Sets - Rumours and Discussion

    Same, I have it on my shelf in the living room and I just havent been in a rush to put it into my layout. I'm even tempted to put Brick Bank up with it as an opposite corner. CG may not be everyone's cup of tea, but I think it's a lovely set. I enjoyed the build and new techniques, and I like looking at it.
  2. I think the Ice Cream truck works very well as a 7w, especially with that 3 wide grille and the 1x2 brick with hole as the headlamp housing.
  3. bootz

    [REVIEW] 10264 - Corner Garage

    Being a car guy and an animal lover, this is one I was interested in from day one, even if I was somewhat underwhelmed by the set itself. Anyway, I got it for my birthday on Friday and finished assembling it last night and its definitely the kind that you have to build to appreciate. I still wouldnt say it's one of my favorites, but I think it's far better than most of you are giving it credit for. The angled facade is lovely in person and interesting to build, it's a treasure trove of uncommon pieces, and there isnt a single sticker to be found. I have yet to integrate it into my layout, but I have the feeling it will look right at home with the rest. Palace Cinema still stands as my least favorite to build and to look at.
  4. I intend to add racing stickers, this isnt meant to be a street car, I want it to be a cup Mustang. I want to keep all the stickers official Lego, so I'm searching around for number stickers that look right to me. I have to see what sticker sheets I still have unused in my own collection even. And I dont think it still looks like a Camaro or that it's a just Camaro with Ford branding. Leave the stickers off the set and it's just a generic race car much like the real thing, that's what gave me the idea in the first place. The next step after putting stickers on this is to do another car in an actual NASCAR livery, one of the Penske or Stewart-Haas cars.
  5. Well, the actual race cars have virtually the same body with manufacturer specific fascias that mostly amount to stickers anyway, I applied the same thinking to the set. It looks better than the Camaro imo.
  6. So I had to go to 3 Walmarts before I found the Camaro ZL1 today. Plenty of other Speed Champions, but I got the only ZL1 in a 30 mile radius apparently. Swapped the stickers from 75871 on to it, it looks fantastic. I hope we get another NASCAR stock car.
  7. bootz

    [MOC] Car Spindle

    I absolutely love the use of the classic town 4 wides for this. It fits the source material perfectly.
  8. bootz

    (MOC) Shadow Squadron Microfighters

    I really like these. They remind me of the sorts of ships I built back in the 90s and 00s, especially with the Alpha Team bodies and the UFO alien head of your Falcon pilot. Back then I used a lot more translucent green though lol.
  9. bootz

    Future Star Wars Sets

    Your best bet would be to recolor the Pelta-class Rebel Combat Frigate. Given that they just made that set. The likelihood of another Pelta anytime soon is very slim, as there are other ships that need to be done or re-released. After the upcoming Resurgent-class destroyer, the Hammerheads or CR-90 Corvettes would seem to be the most likely new star ships, though I'm still hoping for an Arquitens and Imperial-I or II class as well.
  10. bootz

    LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    Summer sets are starting to pop up in the US. I went hunting for discounted sets at Walmart today and found the Clone tank, Tracker 1, BH BP, and FO BP.
  11. bootz

    Modified 75175 A-Wing

    I have all but the original and 75150, and this is probably the least accurate of the bunch. None of mine stay stock, all of them have been modified, but this probably took the most work out of the box to get close to the right proportions. I did most of the same mods as you, minus the engine, but I did remove the spring shooters and unsightly firing mechanisms.
  12. bootz

    LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    I still believe that SSD they keep mentioning is going to be the new canon version of the Eclipse, and I'd bet that will be the set rather than a Resurgent-class.
  13. bootz

    LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    So for the 40th anniversary of ANH we get two Hoth themed UCS, hot on the heels of the Insult on Hoth? Granted, the Falcon can be used for any OT/ST setting, but come on. That being said, I guess that is where our missing Hoth Leia went. Now Insult on Hoth is complete.
  14. bootz

    LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    If it were sold in stores it would be a $20-$25 set. You meant to tell me that the design process is what doubles the price of this set over that of a non-exclusive with a similar piece count? Now, if you wanted to frame your argument as them recouping costs over a much smaller production run than a comparably sized non-exclusive, I could absolutely see that, but that would still mean the price is based on the set's exclusivity.