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Ace Kim | November 2nd, 2013 | DC Universe, LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics

More Amazon Fire Sales

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If I were to take a guess, all of these recent sales on Amazon is to get rid of stock to make room for some upcoming 2014 product. Just a guess. The latest notable sets to get hit with the discount hammer are:

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Ace Kim | June 27th, 2013 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Amazon Discounts LEGO Star Wars

Methinks Amazon is trying to make some room for the summer wave of sets by discounting a bunch of older sets. Rather than make 1 post for each set I’ll just a list a bunch of them here. Nearly everything is on sale 20% off or more. I’m not sure if Walmart’s or Target’s prices are comparable or if either of them discounted their own stock to trigger Amazon’s discounts, but no matter the reason, now would be a great time to fill the holes in your collection on the cheap.

Set Name / Discount % / Price

Ace Kim | June 14th, 2013 | LEGO Star Wars, News

Life-sized LEGO X-wing Starfighter Lands at LEGOLAND California


Today was the official first day that the life-sized X-wing Starfighter was revealed to the public in its new home at LEGOLAND California. I wasn’t able to attend the official ceremony ’cause stupid work got in the way but I was fortunate that forum member Mos Eisely was headed down there anyway. So I asked him to cover the even for me and here’s his report. There’s also a video followed by a copious amount of pictures of the model. It’s pretty impressive to say the least. I’m looking forward to seeing it in person this weekend.


Ace Kim | May 23rd, 2013 | News

Guest Post: X-wing Times Square Event


When I posted earlier this week asking for a volunteer field reporter for the Times Square event that happened earlier today, Maxwell Lux stepped up to the plate and answered the call. He snapped up a few photos and did a write up. A bit unusual for what I was looking for but worth reading:


Ace Kim | May 23rd, 2013 | LEGO Star Wars, News

Life-sized LEGO Star Wars X-wing Model Revealed

Life-sized LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter
image courtesy of Gizmodo

You know that even in Times Square happening today, right now as I type this? The big reveal is a life-sized LEGO Star Wars X-wing model. Naturally, Gizmodo‘s got the scoop with the pic above. The below press release was also transmitted over the interwebs. We have a field reporter onsite who will be taking pictures and writing up his experience of the event which we will publish later today, so stay tuned.

If you want to check out a video of how the model went from concept to reality, Popular Science has that as well as a bunch more photos.

After the unveiling today, the model will find its way over to LEGOLAND California where it will be on permanent display. The arrival date for the X-wing will be June 13th, right in time for Star Wars Days happening on Father’s Day weekend June 15-16.


Ace Kim | April 3rd, 2013 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Amazon UK and US Discount 9493 X-wing Starfighter, 9492 TIE Fighter

If you live in the UK and don’t have enough X-wing fighters, you’ll be pleased to know that has discounted 9493 X-wing Starfighter by a whopping 40%. New price is £29.98 compared to the list price of £49.99.

If you’re in US, you too can partake in a pretty nice deal. The same set is marked 25% off down to $44.97 from MSRP of $59.99.

Fans of the Imperial forces have cause to celebrate as well. I’m too late in posting’s deal of 40% off of the awesome 9492 TIE Fighter, but Amazon US has it discounted 21% to $43.44, down from MSRP of $54.99.

Ace Kim | November 2nd, 2012 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Walmart Discounts Falcon, X-wing, TIE Fighter Sets is currently rolling back prices on some original trilogy sets.

Amazon doesn’t show 7965 Millennium Falcon or 9492 TIE Fighter to be in stock, only third party resellers, and 9493 X-wing Starfighter already matches Walmart’s price.

Ace Kim | October 7th, 2012 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Amazon Discounts LEGO Star Wars 20%

It was bound to happen and it finally did. Amazon is price matching Target’s 20% off of LEGO Star Wars sale.

Looking for older sets? Those are on sale too:

That’s all I could find. Oddly enough, none of the battle packs or the planet series are seeing the same discount.

Ace Kim | September 25th, 2012 | LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Amazon Discounts 9493 X-wing Starfighter by 27%

Amazon has a really nice discount on LEGO’s latest version of Star Wars’ most iconic ship. 9493 X-Wing Starfighter is down 27% to $43.87. Even with California’s sales tax added on top, it’s a really decent deal. Even better if you live in a state that’s not collecting tax from the big A. Free shipping applies even if you don’t have prime so pick one up today!

Rick "GIR3691" Theroux | June 18th, 2012 | LEGO Lord of the Rings, LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, News, Sales News

[US] Reduced Prices on

X-Wing has a few good deals on various sets. They’re eligible for Free Super-Saver Shipping too, which is always nice. Here are a few highlights:

>>9493 X-Wing$44.28, was $59.99 (26% off)
>>9474 Battle of Helm’s Deep- $104.74, was $129.99 (19% off)
>>6868 Hulk Helicarrier Breakout- $44.18, was $49.99 (12% off)
>>9471 Urak-Hai Army- $26.95, was $29.99 (10% off)

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