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MRBD Bulk Orders Posted on 06 May 14:08 , 0 comments

We welcome bulk orders of any of our products. Here are some examples of some bulk orders we have done in the past. 

Racing Business Card Holders going to the UK

Please message us beforehand with the item and quantity you require so that we can figure a realistic lead time. We appreciate a minimum 3 week lead time for bulk orders to allow us to order necessary parts. 

Each order is carefully packed and shipped to ensure it arrives safely


Commission: LEGO Wine Bottle Posted on 18 Feb 10:48 , 0 comments

We were contacted by an events promoter on the East Coast to do a 3x scale wine bottle in LEGO.

 

Here is what we came up with

The final model came out to be just over 33" tall

Sailor for scale

We ended up shipping it FedEx in a golf club box which was nearly the perfect size (apparently people ship their golf clubs rather than take them on an airplane).

Carefully lowering the bottle into place for shipping

The staff at FedEx really got a kick out of seeing a 33" tall wine bottle made out of LEGO.

Do you have an idea in mind for something you would like make out of LEGO? Let us know what you have in mind!

- Ryan


Tyler Durden Lego Mosaic Posted on 18 Feb 10:24 , 0 comments

Ryan has been a big Fight Club fan ever since the movie came out (yes he's old). So when it came time to do proof of concept for mosaics, Tyler Durden was a natural choice.

"People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden"

Stats:

  • 20.25" x 20.25"
  • 64 x 64 studs
  • 4096 total studs
  • Made up of 1906 LEGO Elements
  • Made up of sixteen 16x16 stud panels held together with a Technic pin system
  • Weighs 5lbs 6oz

Unlike many LEGO mosaics, this mosaic is made up completely of LEGO elements
and does not use any wood or metal as a base.

Want your own LEGO mosaic (who wouldnt)? Head over here to tell us what you'd like to make for you.


Throwback Thursday: LEGOLand Deutschland Posted on 12 Feb 20:47 , 0 comments

Originally Posted August 3rd 2014:

We recently had the opportunity to visit Germany and I knew we wanted to check out LegoLand. I heard some rumors in the community that there was a store within the park that was the largest PAB (Pick a Brick) in the world. Rumors like that are worth investigating. 

From the LegoLand Map:

I don't speak much German, but the map says this is the place. 

The literal translation is "Factory Sale Items"  

Once I walked in, all doubt was removed.

Here's some shots I had the presence of mind to snap with my camera before I filled 5 bags. (Sorry some are blurry, they match my vision at the time)

What you see here are all 1x1 plates. Yes. I'm serious.

The store was divided into sections: Auto parts, Technic, Plates, Brick (with a section for transparent), Tiles, etc. There was also a large build-a-minifig area. None of the cups we're all so familiar with filling at the US PAB. Fabrik uses yellow bags with a zip-lock top.

Thor for scale

Unlike the US LEGO Stores that are volume based (cups), Fabrik prices by weight. The price when we visited was 9 Euro per 100 grams. 


For reference, 20 nickels weighs 100g. 

There was also a clearance tent in another part of the park that charged only 7 Euro per 100g. The details on that will come in another post. 

We got a few more than 100g as you can imagine... 

Here's some pics of the breakdown and adding of the haul this week: 

 

Just a few Kilos

 

Nearly all the parts we purchased are now listed in our Bricklink Store. Check it out: http://bit.ly/MRBDBricklinkStore

The Fabrik (Factory) Store located at LEGOLand Deutschland bills itself as the biggest Pick a Brick on the Planet....

They're not kidding, in a word it was mindblowing. Aisles of parts in every color imaginable including many in some very rare colors. After my visit to this alternate reality it's not hard to understand why German Bricklink stores are some of the largest and most impressive in the world. 

Don't worry I took lots of pictures. More to come soon... 


TeeFury LEGO Shirt Sale! Posted on 11 Feb 16:21 , 0 comments

TeeFury has a week-long LEGO shirt sale going on right now!

Shirts are just $17 and a great way to stock up on some Lego-Themed T-Shirt goodness...

Brick with a Trident

We've got some of their shirts, and they're very good quality.

Here's the link: http://www.teefury.com/block-party


Series 13 Minifigure Code Numbers Posted on 10 Jan 20:17 , 0 comments

Feel Guide for Series 13 Minifigures to come, for now I'm posting the complete code guide for the catalogs and game codes. This helps when your child (or you) open a number of figs at once and don't keep them separate. The code is located in the top right corner of the catalog on the code side:

Here is the list of numbers with corresponding figs:

17 - Galaxy Trooper

18 - Alien Trooper

19 - Evil Wizard

20 - Classic King

21 - Goblin

22 - Snake Charmer

23 - Lady Cyclops

24 - Paleontologist

25 - Carpenter

26 - Hot Dog Guy

27 - Gunfighter

28 - Samurai

29 - Disco Diva

30 - Fencer

31 - Unicorn

32 - Egyptian Warrior

Once you know which figure it is, you can input the code to the minifigures game here.