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Custom LEGO R/C Ford Mustang GT 350-H Is LEGO R/C Done Right

I am sure you can easily pickup a R/C car with a classic 1965 Ford Mustang GT 350-H shell to satisfy your love for Mustang, but why would anyone made one (R/C car) out of LEGO and LEGO Technic parts? I know why. Because, the person that has magic touch when it comes to LEGO Technic can and the reasons for doing so becomes even more apparent when the resulting LEGO R/C car looks ridiculously detailed like this Custom LEGO R/C Ford Mustang GT 350-H. It is so detailed that, at a glance, you may even mistaken it for an actual scale model. Ladies and gentlemen, that is how good this R/C car of the 1965 muscle car is and I am not even exaggerating one bit. Continue reading Custom LEGO R/C Ford Mustang GT 350-H Is LEGO R/C Done Right

The Details That Goes Into This Aliens LEGO Technic M577 APC Is Insane!

Ridley Scott’s Aliens (20th Century Fox, 1979) was one of the movies that got me hooked to sci-fi and it is also one of the sci-fi movies that got me started in doodling crazy out-of-this-world stuff. Obviously, it was the weapons, equipment and vehicles that drew me to it, not so much of H.R. Giger’s alien design (though that was equally awesome). Having said that, nothing captured my imagination more than the UD-4L Cheyenne dropship and the M577 Armored Personnel Carrier – however impractical they were in space and on crazy alien terrains. Continue reading The Details That Goes Into This Aliens LEGO Technic M577 APC Is Insane!

You Won’t Believe This Iconic Akira Bike Model is Actually Made of LEGO Bricks and it Drives Too

There are many LEGO geniuses and Sariel is among them, specializing in custom Technic creations. One of his latest works that caught our eyes is this motorcycle as featured in the now-classic Akira anime. The topic of the unnamed bike rode by the 80s manga protagonist has been tackled by other top-notch builders, but what makes Sariel’s iteration stands out are the custom stickers, working LED lights, and functional drive and steering. And yes, it is electric powered, albeit it being an external one, due to the compact size of the model. The 715g model is driven by two motors; one drives a pair of small wheels directly under the chassis, right in front of the rear-wheel and hidden away by the side fairings, and another is used to manipulate the steering. Continue reading You Won’t Believe This Iconic Akira Bike Model is Actually Made of LEGO Bricks and it Drives Too