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RLS0812    3043
I find this guy amazing with what he can build. Even though he is using "toys" here, the precision is amazing
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUtS52lqL5w[/media]

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L. Spiro    25622
By coincidence I just saw the miniature version of this machine on YouTube on my own just yesterday. It was called “Ball Factory”. It starts the same way but is about 10 times simpler than this.

It was fun watching this and the original was so fun that it prompted me to buy over $300 worth of LEGO Technic® yesterday.
http://shop.lego.com/en-US/4X4-Crawler-9398
http://shop.lego.com/en-US/Helicopter-9396

While browsing through sets yesterday I also stumbled upon this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWxTg150maU
If possible, that is something I would definitely buy. Not as technical as the ball factory, but very professional in quality.


My parents didn’t realize the impact their Christmas gift would have on my life when I was 7. That first LEGO ambulance would make such an impact on me that my very name, “L. Spiro”, is actually directly related to LEGO Technic®; I wouldn’t even have this name if not for LEGO (and this is the first time I have ever stated the origin of my name; not even my closest childhood friends know about this).


I love LEGO Technic® and it was a fun video to watch. I literally watched hours of LEGO Technic® videos yesterday, but that one and the one I posted rank highest.
One is great technology, the other is great craftsmanship. I hope I have enough time on my hands in the future to make something like those.


L. Spiro

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Alpha_ProgDes    6921
[quote name='L. Spiro' timestamp='1352033886' post='4997152']
That first LEGO ambulance would make such an impact on me that my very name, “L. Spiro”, is actually directly related to LEGO Technic®; I wouldn’t even have this name if not for LEGO (and this is the first time I have ever stated the origin of my name;[b] not even my closest childhood friends know about this[/b]).
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Well they do now :P

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szecs    2990
Lego is not a toy. Just to know.
I'm into Technic at these times (that's why I'm out of programming these times).
Some self creations:
[url="http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?m=szecs"]http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?m=szecs[/url]

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RLS0812    3043
[quote name='szecs' timestamp='1352091604' post='4997435']
Lego is not a toy. Just to know.
I'm into Technic at these times (that's why I'm out of programming these times).
Some self creations:
[url="http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?m=szecs"]http://www.brickshel...ery.cgi?m=szecs[/url]
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I have looked on Ebay and a few other places for the advanced Lego items - boy are they expensive !

Here is another amazing video
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH4clQJ3VuA[/media] Edited by Shippou

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L. Spiro    25622
On the day I mentioned I watched hours of LEGO videos I stumbled upon that one also.
The same guy later teamed up with another British guy and together they made this:
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq5fxkhozKM&feature=related[/media]
The world record.


[quote name='Shippou' timestamp='1352587570' post='4999745']
I have looked on Ebay and a few other places for the advanced Lego items - boy are they expensive !
[/quote]
As I mentioned in my other thread, [url="http://www.amazon.com/LEGO-8674-Lego-Ferrari-Racer/dp/B000EXN8ES/ref=sr_1_9?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1352316889&sr=1-9&keywords=lego+technic+ferrari"]this[/url] item is in the mail. Days before buying that I also bought [url="http://www.amazon.com/Lego-Technic-4X4-Crawler-9398/dp/B008OP32M6/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1352607086&sr=1-1&keywords=LEGO+9398"]this 4×4 Crawler[/url].
I just spent over $1,000 on LEGO® in 1 week. Yes, they can be expensive.


L. Spiro Edited by L. Spiro

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RLS0812    3043
[quote name='szecs' timestamp='1352624959' post='4999851']
Expensive if you look at it as a child's toy. But if you look at it as a hobby (for adults), you'll find it's not more expensive than other hobbies.
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My hobbies are usually low cost [img]http://public.gamedev.net//public/style_emoticons/default/tongue.png[/img]

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kuramayoko10    390
Awesome videos guys!!

For those that like LEGOs (I would say everyone in the world :)), this is the story of LEGO through a nice animation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdDU_BBJW9Y

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L. Spiro    25622
Very interesting to see the history of a great brand.
Since it spanned multiple generations, everything had to fall exactly into place for it to finally happen. While it is amazing to think how lucky we are that it all did fall exactly into that place, it also makes one think about what else hasn’t fallen exactly into place and what we are missing.
Just because one day a guy stepped out of his door with his left foot instead of his right, we don’t have a product called “Super Expicious 3,001” and its billions of loyal fans don’t exist (well, they exist, but they never got to experience the amazing joy of said product and thus are not fans).

Here is my latest, sitting on top of my Yamaha MOTIF XF 8:
[img]http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/664646_10151097587061470_681537538_o.jpg[/img]


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