World's largest LEGO LEGO X-Wing on display

Discussion in 'World News, Current Events & Politics' started by Veho, May 25, 2013.

  1. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

    Former Staff
    Apr 4, 2006

    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.


    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

    Aug 24, 2010
    United States
    The left side
    dang now we need a 1:42 scale model of the deathstar
  3. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Feb 4, 2011
    United States
    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.
    nukeboy95 likes this.
  4. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey
    Red brick leader, standing by.
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