“The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of ‘liberalism’ they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”

Socialist Party presidential candidate Norman Thomas

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Lego X-wing fighter

Regular reader David sent this picture in of the largest Lego model ever built. Obviously, it is of an X-wing fighter, except this model is two-feet larger than a real X-wing. 

This model was constructed by Lego's team of 32 master-builders at the facility in Kladno, Czech Republic. It took over 5 million Lego bricks and weighs over 45,000lbs. It can be broken down into 35 easy-to-reconnect pieces for shipment around the world to show off. It comes with R2D2 and a full complement of sound effects. The only problem is it S-foils do not lock into attack position, so I have to deduct points for that. 

Still, if this doesn't get kids and Star Wars nerds everywhere excited about Lego modelling, what will?

No comments: