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Mine Came In the Mail !

Discussion in 'Model X' started by MikeL, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. MikeL

    MikeL some guy

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    #1 MikeL, Jun 2, 2015
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    Little packages of Legos started coming in the mail.

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    My son, from very far away said,"yeah, hang on to those for me."
    Then this

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    some of you will recognize the format

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    the "don't skip ahead" turned out to be important because as soon as I got to the doors, I knew what I had ...

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    So in the style of this sub forum to date: looks like the nose cone is, in fact, gone. And no place for a front license plate :rolleyes: also, no third row at all! The trailer hitch is hidden therefore probably "active" maybe magnetic. Designer says that the rear piece/bumper is rare so could be a production bottleneck, but the roof and frunk are the SAME piece which will streamline the process. The license plate is definately one of a kind.

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    more ... the wing doors are pretty difficult to open, the tip of a blade at the hinge as a lever works ok, and they close too far if you push. The trouble with early builds, right!? Plenty of room for a rack though! Wonder how they'll do in the snow. Hahahahaha
     
  2. Cosmacelf

    Cosmacelf Active Member

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    Awww. That's so cute!
     
  3. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Whoa. You win.
     
  4. ww73

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    LOL... That's great!
     
  5. MikeL

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    Here's the guy. He painted this in one day. Looks just like her. image.jpg
    Dad's very proud. He & I put together A LOT of Legos
     
  6. Paul Carter

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    So amazingly cool! :) Lucky guy.
     
  7. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    can you check for a rear view mirror? ;)
     
  8. 1208

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    You kept the instructions? The 1st thing you do with anything that needs to be built, is to throw away the instructions.:rolleyes:
     
  9. spottyq

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    This thing is awesome !
     
  10. lg_golfs

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    Anyone else want him to start selling it complete with instructions? I would gladly buy it.
     
  11. mrdoubleb

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    Wow. Mind blown. This is just soo cool & touching at the same time!
     
  12. ModelX

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    Love it!!
     
  13. Alpha

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    Where do I get the full instructions? My lego freak kids are going to go crazy over this!
     
  14. TEG

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    Looks too small to be a Model X... Must be a Model 3! :tongue:

    (Poke at all the people that keep thinking Model X prototypes might be Model 3 prototypes...)
     
  15. BrianC

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    A little boxy for my taste.
     
  16. MikeL

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    They are called "bricks" after all. The CoD is probably somewhat higher than optimum.

    & in the spirit of free and open, I'll scan the whole instruction book -12 pages including cover - and post a link. Stand by image.jpg keep in mind, sourcing parts for a new model car may present some challenges :smile:
     
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    Can I get one with a dent in the frunk?
     
  18. MikeL

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    Sure, but aren't those usually an "aftermarket" thing? :rolleyes:
     
  19. NJ Plugin

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    The wheels look like at least 25's...maybe even 29's.
     
  20. anticitizen13.7

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    Very clever! It is pretty amazing what can be portrayed in LEGO miniature with relatively few components.
     

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