World's largest LEGO LEGO X-Wing on display

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  1. Veho
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    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    No, the "LEGO LEGO" in the title is no redundancy in this case. It's a 1:42 scale model of the LEGO X-Wing set, made out of LEGO. Self-referential, yo. Meta.

    Perspective.

    5.3 million bricks, 21 tons, 13 meters (43 feet) in length. It took 32 workers at the Lego Model Workshop in Kladno, Czech Republic 4 months to build. Currently on display in New York's Times Square, after which it will be shown in Los Angeles for a while, then and finally settle in Legoland California.

    I think it's neat.

    Now they need to make a 1:1 model of the "real" thing.



    Gallery here.
     
  2. nukeboy95

    nukeboy95 Old skool member

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    The left side
    dang now we need a 1:42 scale model of the deathstar
     
  3. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    How is it not collapsing under the weight? Or did they glue it?

    Edit: Upon using my ability to read, I discovered that it has a metal frame.
     
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  4. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Red brick leader, standing by.
     
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