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For those of you who are looking for holiday gifts to put under the tree for the Minecraft fan in your family or circle of friends, Amazon has restocked all three LEGO Minecraft sets each at $34.99. Shop@Home only lists 21105 Micro World – The Village in stock with the other two slated to ship well after Christmas. Amazon’s free shipping starts at $35, so you’ll need to add a small item to bump your order up, but if you get two or more you’re good.
Amazon is discounting 21103 The DeLorean Time Machine by 25%, bringing the price down to $26.24. This would make a great gift for the non-AFOL geek in your life and will probably the best sale price before stock runs out and you’re forced to pay, ::gasp::, MSRP or more for it later on down the line.
Target is offering a modest 15% discount on 21103 The DeLorean Time Machine bringing the price down to $29.99. Use coupon code “TGCDNTUZ” to apply an additional $5 discount, bringing the price to $24.99. REDCard members will save an additional 5%, bringing the price down even further to $23.74 before any taxes. REDCard members will also get free standard shipping; otherwise, shipping starts at a little under $6.
They are also discounting 9516 Jabba’s Palace by applying a temporary price cut. The sale price is $78.29 ($74.27 if you’re using a REDCard), a 35% drop from $119.99 MSRP. This item ships for free since it reaches the $50 minimum required for free shipping to kick in.
While we wait for Exo Suit, the latest CUUSOO project to pass the review phase, to become a reality, the The OFficial LEGO CUUSOO Blog posted an interview with its designer, Peter Reid. It’s a quick read, no pun intended, but is quite encouraging for projects not based on an existing property to make it through.
Thanks to ninnymuggins for the heads up.
It’s holiday shopping time. Can you feel it yet? I’m sure we’ll be seeing more posts like this where etailers try and out-price each other for your hard-earned dollars.
Today’s fight brings us two deals. The first deal is for 21103 The DeLorean Time Machine, aka the Back to the Future set. Normaly priced at $34.99, Amazon and Walmart both have it just $29.97, a 14% discount off of $34.99 MSRP and probably the lowest price we’ve seen on the set.
The other item is 75021 Republic Gunship, the finest gunship to date. Walmart currently has it listed for $79.97! That’s a 33% discount off of $119.99 MSRP! Amazon hasn’t matched that price yet, but it’s just a matter of time so keep checking back.
Thanks to Nick for the heads up.
The results of three review quarters on LEGO CUUSOO are in and of the ten projects in those reviews, the winner of Winter 2012, Spring & Summer 2013 is Peter Reid’s Exo Suit. This is another first for CUUSOO, not being based on a real world model like Shinkai 6500, Hayabusa & Curiousity or pop culture models based on Minecraft and BTTF, but an original model and one created by a well known AFOL. The final model is in development with LEGO designers now so we’ll have to wait and see how it will turn out. Those holding on for Portal’s extended consideration time frame are sure to be disappointed, but Land-Rover Defender 110 fans will be pleased it is still in consideration. Perhaps the next fan driven Technic set? Word on the next review should come in early 2014, so let’s hope there is a sneak peek at the final Exo Suit at that time as well.
Minecraft may not be on that list but they are currently offering a coupon code good for 20% off select merchandise. So if you’re looking for a deal on Minecraft sets you’re in luck. Enter code FRIENDNFAM at checkout to see the discount. Each set’s price drops to $27.96 before any tax is applied and they all qualify for free shipping.
You can zip through the first two series of the hit BBC show Sherlock in an evening or two and then join the rest of us in waiting for the long promised third series of the modern take on the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic character. It has built up quite a fan base and has added to the popularity of the already geek appreciated Martin Freeman while helping Sherlock himself, Benedict Cumberbatch on his way to being a misspoken household name.
The project was another quick climber and hadn’t even been up for two months when it achieved full support. Personally, I don’t see this being an appealing concept for LEGO to produce and I’m a fan of the show. Either way, congratulations for living the CUUSOO dream Flailx!
The latest project to reach the 10,000 vote support threshold is Macross VF-1 Valkyrie +Fast pack / Armored parts by maxvf1. If you’re a fan of Robotech, or Macross as it is better known, you should get a kick out of maxvf1′s model. Complete with Fast Pack hangar dock, and an Armored Parts hangar dock, the Valkyrie, once built, can transform to all three modes without any disassembly whatsoever. The armored parts also come with missiles and ice cream elements to simulate missile trails. Check out the pics below for more:
I for one would love to see this project become a reality. It’s a shame though that it will never get the green light here in the U.S due to Harmony Gold owning the Robotech license. Still, there’s hope that it may be approved for other markets.