Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby Luke_BMM » Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:05 pm

darksyntax wrote:2106 Q4 PaM is on The Wall.


I think the penguin is a pretty lame model, but that's a great collection of parts. I might go just to get a metric crap-ton of the 1x2s with two handles (and load up on black jumpers, orange teeth, etc. in the process).
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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby darksyntax » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:42 pm

In addition to all the good parts in the current PaM, my local Lego store has a bunch of leftovers from previous PaM's still on the wall along with some other MFZ-useful parts (they replaced the loose ball cup plate with the mixel one! woot!). I'm not sure I've ever seen a better wall for building micro mecha. A Single Cup Challenge would feel like cheating.

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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby darksyntax » Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:11 pm

Stopped into my local Lego Store today and found the new PaM on the wall. Didn't have time to grab a cup, but I'll be back in a few days.

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Overall the model doesn't look very finished, but for kids it has good play features for 56pcs.

MORE MIXEL JOINTS! All three of these are on the wall in either Fav's or PaM bins.
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The rest of the parts list is less that inspirational although it does have new headlights, brakcets, jumper plates, baby bows, cheese, and grill plates. I really wish there was an open ended bar plate to use with those new headlights; that connection worked really well with my Laborer frames from last January.
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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby EvilGod » Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:28 am

the selection looks good. I find it strange, that there is no cup-plate only the ball and ball-and-cup pieces.
the first idea that sprang to mind was a quad with Mixel legs, balancing on the balls of the ball-and-cup pieces.
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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby darksyntax » Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:28 pm

My local Lego store is delayed on getting the Q2 2017 PaM on their wall, but it's been seen in other stores.

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Not a very inspiring parts list...
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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby Cake » Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:38 am

It is a sad looking penguin.

That said, the build has given me some frame ideas I'll have to try
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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby darksyntax » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:24 am

Cake wrote:It is a sad looking penguin.

They claim it's a puffin which is better than it trying to be a penguin, but not by much.
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Re: Pick-A-Model (LEGO In-store Pick-a-Brick Wall Changes)

Postby Shades_Corvid » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:28 am

darksyntax wrote:
Cake wrote:It is a sad looking penguin.

They claim it's a puffin which is better than it trying to be a penguin, but not by much.

Puffins are sad because they are not majestic penguins.
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