Lance’s Mecha Horse

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Suggested Age: 6-12
Pieces: 237
Casual Build Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Dimensions: Mecha Horse – over 5″ x 9″ x 4″ / Turbo Jouster – over 3″ x 9″ x 4″
Brand: Nexo Knights

While I’ve never been tempted by the Nexo Knights series before, I thought I’d give one a try when I heard that some were going to be discontinued soon. Due to its unique appearance and reasonable sale price, I decided to make my first kit from this series the rather nifty Mecha Horse.

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The kit comes with all the pieces required to make a Mecha Horse with the ability to transform into a two-wheeled Turbo Jouster. In both forms, it boasts firing flick missiles and Lance’s detachable Nexo lance and shield. The kit also comes with three minifigures – Lance Richmond, Lance Bot and a Flame Thrower – as well as a spear and a crossbow.

Here are some pictures of what came in the box and the building process:

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Carnage’s SHIELD Sky Attack

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Suggested Age: 6-12
Pieces: 97
Casual Build Time: 20 minutes
Dimensions: Jet Flier – over 1″ x 4″ x 4″
Brand: Marvel Super Heroes

Sorry for the state of the box in these pictures. I didn’t actually buy this kit for myself. I actually ordered it as a Christmas present for someone else but it came in such a state I couldn’t gift it. So, bonus for you all, I guess!

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The kit contains all the pieces required to make a SHIELD Jet Flier. In addition to this, it comes with three minifigures (Spider-Man, Carnage and a SHIELD Agent), two pairs of handcuffs and a gun. Here are a couple more photos to show exactly what came inside the box:

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Garbage Truck

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Suggested Age: 5-12
Pieces: 248
Casual Build Time: 50 minutes
Dimensions: Garbage Truck (with lift down) – over 3″ x 7″ x 3″
Brand: LEGO City

As you may have gathered over the last year, my favourite LEGO kits are the ones with wheels. I love piecing together LEGO cars – even in the Speed Champion range with their millions of stickers. When I first saw the Garbage Truck in Sainsbury’s, I knew I had to add it to my collection. Especially as most of my LEGO City kits to date have been taken from the Deep Sea range.

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This kit contains all of the pieces required to make the Garbage Truck, as well as a green recycling container, a shovel, a broom and a selection of “rubbish” items (including studs, fish, a bottle and a banana). It also comes with two minifigures – the driver and his helper.

Here are some pictures of what comes inside the box:

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