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SpaceX Lego?

Discussion in 'SpaceX' started by FluxCap, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. FluxCap

    FluxCap Active Member

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    OT: Elon needs to let Lego make SpaceX sets, especially a Falcon 9 set. My son is going to want to re-enact this over and over.
     
  2. JenniferQ

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    ^^That!^^ would be awesome!
     
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    YES! +1
     
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    #4 vgrinshpun, Dec 22, 2015
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    Something tells me it is not entirely exclusively your son's wish... :wink:

    Besides, is he not too young to play lego - 1 year+ if I am not completely off base?

    C'mon, Dad, tell us the truth...
     
  5. Johan

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    There's a Lego website for ideas. If you get enough support they'll make it and there's one already for a Falcon 9 actually. Not too much support yet though. https://ideas.lego.com/projects/106622
     
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    They need a better design and it might as well be the FH.
     
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    rabar10 FFE until Model 3

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    Thanks for the link -- 'supported' :)

    EDIT: doug, guess you need to dig out your box-o-parts and show 'em how it's done ;-)
     
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    You...you caught me. :wink: But he's actually going to be 6 in March -- he actually asked for space-themed Legos this year!

    I just overpaid for this 2011 lego set on eBay, whose price has interestingly shot up dramatically since the Falcon 9 launch :).
     
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    The price will seem good, but they'll get you on the cost of replacement 2nd stages.
     
  12. FluxCap

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    HA! Nice one. :biggrin:
     
  13. Johan

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    So, not Lego but a paper model that I built with my oldest son (I did most of it admittedly, he's only 5 1/2 years old). It's the one I linked up thread. Pretty nice little project. Now it hangs over his bed. He calls it the SpaceX 9.

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    (We didn't go for super accuracy since he didn't have the patience but it turned out nicely anyway).

    Happy new year all!
     
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    I wouldn't mind a nice F9 model. I'd buy one and build it. I built over a hundred plastic models when I was a kid. The only model I could find is the official rocket and some crazy expensive one. I'd just want a Revel or some other plastic model kit. F9 v1.1 or v1.2 with Dragon or fairing. I'd really love one of this most recent rocket that was the first to land a booster. For any of them, I'd dust off my old skills and breathe in the toxic glue fumes.
     
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    Awesome, Johan!

    My son and I are going to build our Pseudo-SpaceX Lego this weekend. Did I pay too much for it? Well...maybe. :)

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