The Italian Job in LEGO

Lovely bit of animation and some good MOC’s re-creating the one of my favourite films in brick. Credit: Brick Frame Animation Steve Guinness on YouTube Advertisements

Obesity problems……..

Great comparison of master and servant, side by side. Whilst the originals had character, they would not survive the crash tests that the moden day requires them to adhere to……… But food for thought –

The Italian Job – those Minis and plates

This is that stuff of trivia that has always bugged me………….but a bit of research on Interweb has given me some answers – and I am with knowledge once again.  “The registration numbers each tell their own story from the 1969 film: HMP 729G stands for Her Majesty’s Prison and the prison number of Charlie…

Bburago 1/43 BMW Mini Cooper S

I cannot stand the BMW Mini – The Bavarians have lost the plot and now the bloody car is as big as a Golf. And it has sprouted five doors – WTF?! It is also a shit car to drive – I hated every moment that I was in one. Which then begs the question…

MOC Cars using some old skool elements

Continuing my blogs about some of the models posted on The Lego Car Blog, I have been very impressed with the models from Nick Barrett. His version of the BLARG Mini is super and has a good eye for French fanices as well – 2CV and DS………… But more for the fact that were other…

Lego 10242 – Mini Cooper – Completed build

And here we have it – the completed build of set 10242. It has taken a while, but I have found that taking my time rather than  knocking out the set in one sitting does not aid to the building experience. So what of the completed model? I like it. It is a very good…

Lego 10242 – Mini Cooper – Bag Two build

So bag two has been completed of this model and the car is taking shape. You can immediately seen the differences between a MkVII and a MkII Mini – straight off you see the rectangle rear lights rather than the “rounded” ones of a MkII. I have been also looking at pictures on the interweb…