42024 Container Truck: the perfect Technic set?

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I'm catching up on building some of the Technic sets I've acquired over the last year or two, now I have room to store them following the dismantling of many of my older ones.

Whilst building 42024 Container Truck it stuck me that it's pretty much a perfect Technic set, and possibly the best of the year. Read on for my reasoning.

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This week's top news articles

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These are the most read articles that we've posted over the last couple of weeks:

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Ninjago Season 1 Soundtrack Available This Month

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Ninjago's hit TV show is getting its first CD soundtrack this month. Due to be released on 30 September, the CD is available for pre-order and features 19 tracks from the first season of Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu. For those who don't know, the Ninjago TV series features an original set of orchestral soundtracks composed by Jay Vincent and Michael Kramer. If you'd like to sample some of their work, many of the Ninjago tracks are available online at either Jay Vincent's or Michael Kramer's websites.

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Daily Mail promotion starts today

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Just in case you need reminding, the free LEGO with the Daily Mail offer starts today and runs until next Saturday. Buy a Mail, take the voucher from inside to WHS or TRU in the UK (other places in Ireland) and you'll be given a free polybag. Today it's 30281 Micro Manager Battle which we reviewed in February.

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LEGO Inside Tour 2015 dates and price announced

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LEGO has just published details of next year's tours. There will be four tours, in May and June. The price has increased slightly to 14,500 DKK ($2500, £1500, 1900€).

Registration opens at 1.00 PM on Monday 3 November 2014 (Danish time).

If you want to go, you'll need to be online then and have completed registration by 1:05 to stand any chance of getting a place.

Read my review of the 2013 tour if you want to know more about what goes on and why they are worth every penny/cent.

Thanks Ronny for the news.

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75050 B-Wing - The most interesting set in the world...

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Today I have a rather unusual and (probably) one-off article for you. I mentioned in my review of the new AT-AT (75054) that I would not be reviewing any more of the Summer Star Wars sets, and as such this article will not be a review of 75050 B-Wing. Instead, I will be taking a look at some LEGO Star Wars trivia, which this set has more than its fair share of!

While building the model it dawned on me that although the set may not appear to be all that special superficially, it is in some ways interesting and even unprecedented! Read on to find out why...

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