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:

ArticleDate postedViewsLikes
Review: 10264 Corner Garage03 Dec45256192
The next modular building revealed!03 Dec17664119
Exclusive black VIP card promotion revealed03 Dec1631964
2019 seasonal sets revealed04 Dec1299578
Interview with Jamie Berard, Creator Expert Designer (2)05 Dec1283991
Star Wars Advent Calendar: Day 303 Dec1219444
Star Wars Advent Calendar: Day 606 Dec958865
Interview with Jamie Berard, Creator Expert Designer (1)02 Dec9041117
Star Wars Advent Calendar: Day 909 Dec895151
Star Wars Advent Calendar: Day 505 Dec861453

 

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Discounts at Amazon.com

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Latest >= 25% discounts
10743 Smokey's Garage$13.99 ($19.99)-30%
>= 33% discounts on this year's sets
76103 Corvus Glaive Thresher Attack$23.99 ($39.99)-40%
10760 Underminer's Bank Heist$14.99 ($24.99)-40%
21143 The Nether Portal$23.99 ($39.99)-40%
70645 Cole - Dragon Master$8.99 ($14.99)-40%
10404 Ocean's Bottom$18.99 ($29.99)-37%
70648 Zane - Dragon Master$9.59 ($14.99)-36%
10403 World Fun$12.99 ($19.99)-35%
75535 Han Solo$16.48 ($24.99)-34%
41342 Emma's Deluxe Bedroom$9.99 ($14.99)-33%
21138 The Melon Farm$9.99 ($14.99)-33%
21142 The Polar Igloo$19.99 ($29.99)-33%
70640 S.O.G. Headquarters$26.99 ($39.99)-33%

Random set of the day: Tri-Wheeled Tyrax

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Tri-Wheeled Tyrax

Tri-Wheeled Tyrax

©1991 LEGO Group

Today's random set is 6851 Tri-Wheeled Tyrax, released in 1991. It's one of 13 Space sets produced that year. It contains 39 pieces and 1 minifig.

It's owned by 2703 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay.

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What's hot this week

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These are the sets that have been viewed the most this week:

TWLWSetViews
11780101 Chinese New Year's Eve Dinner3943
2497 Galaxy Explorer3155
380102 Dragon Dance2926
425005747 Black Card Display Stand2880
5110264 Corner Garage2859
6340293 Christmas Carousel2371
71042096 Porsche 911 RSR2211
8476127 Captain Marvel and The Skrull Attack2147
9510260 Downtown Diner2053
10975213 Star Wars Advent Calendar1926

Review: LEGO stores

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Early December is an odd time of year here at Brickset Towers. The busy Black Friday period is behind us and we're patiently waiting to lay our hands on next year's sets to review. That means I've had time to build a few MISB sets that have been gathering dust in the corner of my LEGO room this week.

I started with 75230 Porg (I loved the way the organic shape and feathery texture have been captured) and 40306 LEGOLAND Castle (a great little microscale set that's packed with details) before finding 40145 LEGO Brand Retail Store from 2015 lurking near the bottom of the pile.

So, I thought I'd crack open the seals and get it built at last. Having done so I thought I might as well build this year's 40305 LEGO Brand Store as well, then see if there's any merit in writing an article about LEGO sets depicting LEGO stores.

So, here goes...

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