What welcome news, Just last night, I was talking with one of the young men in the neighborhood about sports cars, and lamented that I would never own one. They are too pricey, and even more outside of the budget of an AFOL who spends all that extra cash on LEGO. Lego however has come to my rescue. announcing the release of the Ferrari F40 Lego Super Car.
Every gear head knows the F40, The last Ferrari produced under the direction of Enzo Farrari, it celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Ferrari. Manufactured from 1987 to 1992, demand soared, and 1,315 were built instead of the planned 450. Of these, 2 were produced in Black, and less than 10 in yellow, a few in white, and the rest in that classic red hue replicated here.
It’s hard to judge the fidelity of the set without actually having either to compare with, but they did get the color right I dare say. Then there are the other details, a little too numerous to detail here, but the gallery makes for nice browsing, and drooling. Continue Reading
BrickSlopes is over, and so now we wait, hoping for it to come around again. IF you missed it, were sorry, but don’t worry, well be back again next year, with more displays and activities for the kids.
In what is becoming a normal trend these days, LEGO has released it’s latest LEGO fan Survey. This one appears to be aimed at understanding your use of Social Media, like Flickr, Facebook, and other LEGO related blogs to share and participate in LEGO discussion online.
It can only help so take a minute and take the survey.
Also, at the end of the survey, it sill ask you what LUG you are a part of. A LUG for those not who don’t know, stands for: LEGO User’s Group which is a a club for adults who still enjoy building with little plastic Bricks. This is important and we try to demonstrate to LEGO that there is a following of enthusiasts in Utah that Want A Lego Store Here. So please take a minute, and indicate that you are a member of either ULUG, or the Facebook group Utah Wants a Lego Store.
ULUG is proud once again to display at the Utah County Fair. This year’s display will feature displays both old and new in many popular themes. Themes being represented will include City, Train, Pirates, Egypt, Oz and Space. So weather you’ve never seen ULUG’s Lego display or never missed a show yet, come out, your kids will love it. you’ll love it to as you marvel and they marvel at what you can make out of LEGO.
Utah County Fair is held August 15th through the 18th at the Spanish Fork Fair Grounds.(475 S. Main St, Spanish Fork Utah) has Free Parking and Admission.
Today is “Music Box Steps Day” that commemorates the 1932 short comedy film “The Music Box” starring Laurel & Hardy (Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy). To celebrate this day, I constructed a Lego set: complete with Laurel and Hardy minifigures, music box (piano), and other characters in the film. Enjoy! …
This vignette is a tribute to the 1932 short comedy film “The Music Box” starring Laurel & Hardy (Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy). In this film, Stan and Ollie operate a delivery company. Their motto: “Tall Oaks From Little Acorns Grow”. It’s their job to deliver a piano to the house at the top of the h…
Parisian Corner The Parisian Corner was inspired by my recent trip to Paris. The original model exceeded the 3,000 piece limit. So, I’m trying again with this one at 2,821 pieces on a 32×32 baseplate. This building includes all the best features of the buildings I saw including the typical gray-colo…