Monday, December 29, 2014

Winter Skiing

Hello everyone! Today we built a winter skiing scene. You may be wondering where we got the skis and ski poles, they came from a Downhill Skier from Lego Minifigures series 8.
The Winter suit on the skier came from a Snowboarder from Lego Minifigures series 3. This was a lot of fun to build! We hope you guys enjoyed this post!
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS
Hello everyone. Today we have a LEGO Santa Claus. He was a  challenging but very fun to build. His hat was the hardest part to build.  
We hope you guys "Have a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!"
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Friday, December 12, 2014

Supermarine Spitfire and Bristol Beaufighter WWII Fighters

Hello everyone, today we are back with some more WWII fighters. For today's lineup we have some British fighters. Up first we have the Supermarine Spitfire. And next we have the Bristol Beaufort. So onto the Spitfire. The Spitfire had a maximum speed of  370 mph, had a loaded weight of 6,622 lbs, and was armed with 2x 20mm and 4x .303 machine guns. There were 20,351 spitfires built. 
Next up we have the Bristol Beaufighter fighter. This fighter was a two-man heavy fighter. This plane had many roles in the war. The fighter was used as a night fighter, then as a fighter bomber, and finally as a torpedo bomber. It had a top speed of 320 mph, had a loaded weight of 25,400, the Beaufighter had many different weapons depending on the role. There were a total of 5,928 of these built. Thanks for reading! 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Allied Fighters of WWII P51 Mustang and Grumman F6F Hellcat

Hello everyone! Today we have some WWII fighter planes. Both of these planes today are American planes. So first up we have the P51 Mustang. This planes maximum speed was 437 mph. The weight of the plane when it was loaded was 9,200 lbs. The planes full stock of weapons were 6x .50 cal machine guns, 2x "hard points" for up to 2000 lbs of bombs and up to 10 rockets. More than 15,000 P51's were built. The Mustang is credited with 4950 kills.
Next up we have the Grumman F6F Hellcat. This planes top speed was 380 mph. This is a Carrier based aircraft. The weight of the plane when it was loaded was 12,598 lbs. The planes weapons are either 6x 12.7 mm or 2x 20mm cannons and 4x 12.7 mm. It could also hold up to 4,000 lbs of bombs. 12,275 of these planes were built. This plane is credited with 5,223 kills. 
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Monday, December 8, 2014

Mini Lego WW II Allied Fighter Planes

Hello everyone, today we have two WW II Allied fighter planes.
The first one here is a Supermarine Seafire it is a British plane but was used by Canada, France and Ireland.
  • Crew: one
  • Length: 9.21 m
  • Wingspan: 36 ft 10 in
  • Height: 11 ft 5 in
  • Wing area: 242.1 ft
  • Empty weight: 6,204 lb
  • Max. takeoff weight: 7,640 lb
  • Powerplant: 1 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 55m liquid-cooled V-12 1,585 hp 
  • Maximum speed: 359 at 5,100 ft



This is a MiG 3, it is a Soviet Union plane. The Soviets were the only people to use this plane.
  • Crew: One
  • Length: 8.25 m
  • Wingspan: 10.20 m
  • Height: 3.30 m
  • Wing area: 17.44 m
  • Airfoil: Clark YH
  • Empty weight: 5,965 lb
  • Loaded weight: 7,415 lb
  • Powerplant: 1 x Mikulin AM-35A liquid cooled V-12, 1,350 hp
  • Maximum speed: 398 mph at 25,600 ft
Armament
  • 1 x 12.7 mm UBS machine gun
  • 2 x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine guns
  • 2 x 200 lb bombs, 2 spray containers for chemicals, gas or flammable liquids or 6 x 82 mm RS-82 rockets

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Lego Research Institute

Hello everyone. Today we are going on a tour of one of the new Lego Ideas sets. Today we have the Lego Research institute. This is an original set designed by Ellen Kooijman. The set contains three unique vignettes each with their own 6x6 base plate. The designer said that she hopes this set "Shows girls that they can be any thing they want to be. This top set is of the Chemist
This photo shows the chemist with some chemicals and a vile. 
Here is the front of the chemist. 
Next up we have the paleontologist. This dinosaur skeleton is just EPIC!
Here a head to tail view of the dinosaur. 
Here is the head of the skeleton. 
This is a microscope that came with the paleontologist. 
Next up we have the astronomer who has a really neat poster board with a collection of neat stars on it. The astronomer also comes with an epic telescope. 
Here is the board. 
Here is the telescope. I really like how the designer used a bucket as the end of the telescope! Thanks for reading!

Monday, December 1, 2014

LEGO Race

Hi everyone! Today we have a LEGO Race. It was very fun to build the car, it was also challenging. The "start" banner was a little challenging, because we almost ran out of tan tiles. The racers number is 53. Thanks For Reading!