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Ace Kim | December 23rd, 2012 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

LEGO Shop@Home Post-Christmas Clearance List

LEGO Shop@Home has released their post-Christmas clearance set list. Discount amount for the items listed is 20%, with only a handful of non-set items set at 50%. I organized the list and provided links below. Some of the links I was not able to verify, mostly the miscellaneous items. No prices, you’ll have to click through for that. All prices are good starting on December 25th. No exact time was given but historically all clearance items would reflect their discount starting at 12:01am EST December 25th/9pm Pacific December 24th. Discounts should be good for all regions as well. And finally, all prices are good in store as well. Many items are already in “sold out” status online, but if there are things you’re definitely hankering to pick up and have a LEGO Brand Retail store near you, it may behoove you to visit a store the day after Christmas.

Wondering what Friends sets are on clearance? You’ll have to visit Heartlake Friends for that list!

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Ace Kim | November 21st, 2012 | LEGO, Sales News

Black Friday Deals

Black Friday Shopping

Update 2: Updated Toys’R’Us; added Barnes and Noble, Kmart

Update: Added Toys’R’Us, Meijer, Overstock

Just like last year, I’ll be compiling all of the Black Friday deal that mentions LEGO into one post. Forum member ufjason already started a thread about it and from the looks of it, there aren’t any wallet-breaking deals that are worth going after. I’ll be updating this list as more ads come in so keep an eye out.

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Ace Kim | August 22nd, 2012 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Sales News

Amazon Discounts 4184 Black Pearl by 24%

Amazon has discounted 4184 Black Pearl to $76.46, down 24% from $99.99. It’s been hovering around the $82 dollar mark, but finally has dropped down a considerable amount. The Black Pearl is the best set to come of the POTC line. The Davey Jones minifigure alone should be incentive enough to pick up the ship. Just go hit up Bricklink to pick up some more cannons since the Pearl only comes with two.

Ace Kim | October 26th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Amazon Price Matches Toys’R’Us

Amazon marked down a few LEGO Star Wars sets to price match against Toys’R’Us current Cyberweek deals. However, they don’t offer a free MINI Vulture Droid or a tankless Astronaught glued magnet, but they do offer free shipping and no tax to most states.

In addition to the above deals, Amazon has a pretty good price on 4184 The Black Pearl as well, $84.99 down from MSRP $99.99.

Ace Kim | October 19th, 2011 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Reviews

Review: 30130 MINI Black Pearl

30130 MINI The Black Pearl

There isn’t much to this review so I won’t bother with the more link.

30130 MINI Black Pearl is a Target-exclusive in the US and is only available pre-packaged with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D Blu-ray Limited Edition 5-disc set. In the UK, they were given away earlier this year as a Sun newspaper promotion. Free is about the right price for this set. By itself, it’s a terrible representation of the iconic pirate ship. Since I am not a big Pirates fan nor do I have a 3D television, the only reason I bought it was to do this review and hopefully save a few of you readers out there from making a terrible purchase.

Target-exclusive Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D Blu-ray Limited Edition 5-disc set

What I liked: Nothing. Since technically it’s ‘free’, it’s a neat little bonus to get some extra LEGO bits

What I didn’t: It’s a terrible model. It’s obvious just by looking at the sails how inaccurate the model is. Adding a few more plates and clips and a longer bar for the center could have easily remedied the inadequate number of sails. The MINI model also has an inverted brown cone which I believe is supposed to represent a Crow’s Nest which the Black Pearl doesn’t even have. A 1×1 clip plate could have replaced it and represent the flag. And the bow of the ship? Hideous. I mean, who the heck is designing this thing and what are they basing it off of?

Verdict: Save your $30 bucks and put it towards the System scale 4184 The Black Pearl. Unless you’re a hardcore Pirates fan that has a 3D home theater system and doesn’t mind ugly LEGO sets, you’re better off spending your money on something else.

Tommy "roguefx" Williamson | October 18th, 2011 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Reviews

Review: 4184 The Black Pearl

4184 Black Pearl Review - beauty

When the first wave of POTC sets came out in May there was a gaping hole in the collection. While the Queen Anne’s Revenge was a pretty cool ship, where was the Black Pearl, Captain Jack Sparrow’s beloved ship?! Well that gaping hole has finally been filled with the arrival of 4184 The Black Pearl. I took some time last weekend to build the Pearl with my ten year old son Connor. This review is from two perspectives: The jaded, overly critical analysis of a long time LEGO enthusiast, and mine.
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Ace Kim | October 15th, 2011 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Sales News

4184 Black Pearl More Widely Available

In all the excitement of the 2012 pictures, this one pretty much flew under the radar. But in addition to 4184 Black Pearl being available at Target stores, Amazon.com (linked above) also has this set for sale. Priced at $99.97, you get free shipping and no tax to most states. LEGO Shop@Home also has this in their inventory for $99.99. You pay for shipping, but since October is double VIP points, you’ll get 199 points credited to your account. There is also a report of this set showing up at Costco at a discounted price of $79.99. Lots of buying options if you’re hankering for the ship from the first movie which also happens to be the best Pirates movie.

Ace Kim | October 6th, 2011 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Sales News

4184 Black Pearl Now Available?

4184 Black Pearl

Forum member doodlebird posted news that he was able to obtain a copy of 4184 Black Pearl from his local Target store. Go to the customer service desk and inquire about the set with the DPCI number 204 00 0522. Ask kindly if they can retrieve it from the back, if they don’t have it they’ll be able to look up the inventory level for other stores in the area. Price is $99.99. I’m going to try my luck a bit later. Happy hunting!

Rick "GIR3691" Theroux | July 17th, 2011 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, News

New Images of 4184 Black Pearl

4184 Black Pearl

Thanks to Exoneit.de, a German online toy store, we can finally have a good look at the upcoming 4184 Black Pearl set sans offical watermarks (though they added their own)! Choice of minifigs is a bit odd. I guess they’re not planning on doing a Flying Dutchman. If they do, maybe it’ll have some of the Black Pearl Crew included.

Click each picture for a larger version or see the whole gallery HERE.

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Originally found by Brickset.