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Close on the heals of the Helicarrier reveal, LEGO today unveiled the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) Tie Fighter, and oh what a beauty.

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Recommended for ages 14+, it weighs in at a relatively small (by UCS standards) 1,685 pieces, and will set you back US$ 199.99 which just happens to be relatively affordable (by UCS standards)

Presenting the Ultimate Collector Series TIE Fighter – the iconic Imperial starfighter!
We proudly present the Ultimate Collector Series LEGO® Star Wars TIE Fighter. As featured in many of the action-packed Star Wars battle scenes, including the decisive battle that led to the destruction of the first Death Star, this large-scale LEGO-brick rendition of the classic Imperial starfighter has intricate detailing, as well as an opening top hatch and an exclusive TIE Fighter Pilot minifigure with a blaster pistol. And when you want to keep it safe from Rebel attack, mount the model on the display stand and keep yourself updated with all the key facts and figures on the included fact plaque. The Ultimate Collector Series TIE Fighter is the perfect addition to your Star Wars collection!
• Includes a TIE Fighter Pilot minifigure with a blaster pistol
• Features an opening top hatch
• Includes a display stand and informative fact plaque
• The perfect flagship model for fans of Star Wars and LEGO® brick building
• Collect one of the most iconic starships in the galaxy!
• TIE Fighter measures 18.5” (47cm) high, 12” (30.6cm) long and 12.2” (31cm) wide

Makes you want to join the dark side right?


It was a nail bitter for a while there, but It’s Official ULUG will be FanX 2015. We know your really there for the Cosplay, and the actors, but If you like LEGO, even a little bit, you should come, and see whats in store this time. We promise some returning fan favorites, as well as some new things to grab your attention.

Ticket Prices vary widely, so check out all the details before you buy

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Following 2 weeks of Leaks and blurry pictures of the next modular building, LEGO is unveiling the official pictures of the Detectives Office.

This is no small set
Coming in at 2,262 pieces, and a US price tag of $159.99. It should be on everyone’s new years list. It will be available for sale from Shop.LEGO.com, and in your local LEGO store beginning January 2015 (or earlier, if your store breaks the embargo)

There are a number of new and unique elements in the set including “never-before-seen scissors and reflective mirror element, printed dartboard, wanted poster, 1×1 round plate with hole in black, painter’s roller in black, designing element 1x2x2 in dark gray, 1×2 bricks in light blue, 1×3 tiles in brown and a 32×32 base plate in brown”

As well as 6 minifigures including detective Ace Brickman.

More pictures after the break
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When PPBH wanted decided to celebrate their 30 years in business, they wanted to build a celebration that was both different and unique. When your building anything, there is no better medium than LEGO.

To Celebrate, ULUG built this awesome 30 years display for PPBH to display.

The staff was kind enough to sign it, and make it amazing.

Signed PPBH 30 year Lego Sculpture

There were also cookies.

PPBH Cookies

LIbrary-75

Yes, the Salt Lake County Library is turning 75. As part of the celebration, ULUG was asked to design an build a LEGO sculpture to celebrate, the result is this Dark Red and Gray “75” sprouting as it were from the pages of a book. If you want to see the sculpture in person, it is currently on Display at the Viridain Center of the West Jordan City Library