The 42053 Volvo EW 160E is one of the three new Technic sets being released in the second half of 2016. It is also based on the pneumatic system v2 which don't come along too often.
There have not been too many pneumatic sets released, and this is only the third one I've owned. It is an interesting system and very different from all the other LEGO mechanics. The recent sets 42043 Mercedes Benz Arocs and 42008 Service Truck both came with Power Functions in addition to the Pneumatics. The 42053 Volvo however leaves out the Power Functions as an optional extra, although it does have comprehensive instructions for how to integrate them.
The much anticipated (at least by me) set Bucket Wheel Excavator 42055. When this monster was announced, I knew I had to get him. Especially the new gear-part 24121 looks like a great addition to the Technic collection. I’m expecting a new wave of MOC from it. Let’s see if this set can meet up with the/my expectations.
Round 6 of the Top MOC Competition is over: Round 6 - June Final Rankings!. The prize for this round was €75 worth of LEGO.
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Round 5 of the Top MOC Competition is over: Round 5 - May Final Rankings!. The prize for this round was €75 worth of LEGO.
The Ghostbusters Headquarters Firehouse is similar to sets that have been submitted to LEGO Ideas, including one by the original Ecto 1 designer Brent Waller. I can't understate how massive this set is! It actually took me something like 2 months to finish building this - mainly because of the need to take photos, and inability to dedicate the many, many hours needed to finish it!
Round 4 of the Top MOC Competition is over: Round 4 - April Final Rankings!
It's taken four months, an iMac for development, an iPad for testing, stealing my sister's iPhone for testing, incorporating a GST registered company, and one app store rejection, but I have finally managed to get the Rebrickable LEGO Shopper app into the Apple App Store! However, I had to rename it to Rebrickable Shopper for LEGO to make the Apple Review team happy :/
For the last few months I have been working on the next major release of Rebrickable. That's a bit of an understatement actually - I'm rewriting every single aspect of the site from scratch! I'm calling it Rebrickable v3.
Round 3 of the Top MOC Competition is over: Round 3 - March Final Rankings!