A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

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A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

Postby RAcast » Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:20 pm

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So I've been watching JangBricks' channel for awhile now, and I've always thought these little sets were pretty neat, but I could never justify $5 a pop for something I wasn't all that interested in.

Well fear not! Walmart, or at least the one I saw these at, has them for a mere 2.47 a piece (though they still ring up as $5, the big box with GIANT LETTERING can't be an accident :lol: ).

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Well I couldn't help myself, so I snatched up the machine-themed trio,and messed around with them a bit. Of the three, Jinky is by far my favorite, and I'm pretty happy with what I managed to do with Gox and Camzo here.

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But that, glorious golden 'stache and all, had to come apart, because the combination model was my final goal!

It was...less than impressive. I think I had it finished for all of thirty seconds before tearing off the face, legs, and lower torso.

The legs couldn't swing forward, so I switched up the jointing first (though I didn't quite finish it right then, back to that later).

Next, I had to fix that face! I wasn't crazy about the doofy mono-eye, and the golden 'stache was left sitting on the ground, so that needed fixed right away. I went back to Jinky's face-type, since I liked his best anyway.

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Well by now the legs were falling apart, as they weren't well connected, so taking what I needed, I fashioned some braces, and here's the final product. Oh, and the remaining parts became a cycloptic, one-armed hammer. :grin:

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Which can also connect to one of the half dozen spare ball-cup pieces I used to fill in the backs of the legs...

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Fisticuffs!

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And just because I had to work in every single part. :lol:

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Re: A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

Postby Va'al » Thu Jul 09, 2015 2:39 pm

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These sets have always intrigued me on my visits in shops! Though I think Bionicle will take most of my Lego money now..
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Re: A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

Postby leakin' lubricant » Thu Jul 09, 2015 2:51 pm

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These little guys are great, my boys love them, really quirky and a lot of fun.
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Re: A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

Postby RAcast » Thu Jul 09, 2015 6:26 pm

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Va'al wrote:These sets have always intrigued me on my visits in shops! Though I think Bionicle will take most of my Lego money now..


I don't blame ya! I can't wait to start seeing the new wave of sets, I just happened across these whilst hunting about. :grin:
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Re: A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

Postby Va'al » Thu Jul 09, 2015 6:59 pm

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RAcast wrote:
Va'al wrote:These sets have always intrigued me on my visits in shops! Though I think Bionicle will take most of my Lego money now..


I don't blame ya! I can't wait to start seeing the new wave of sets, I just happened across these whilst hunting about. :grin:


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Re: A Lego Mixels Thread (Also, Bargain News)

Postby wilcosu35 » Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:22 am

Va'al wrote:
RAcast wrote:
Va'al wrote:These sets have always intrigued me on my visits in shops! Though I think Bionicle will take most of my Lego money now..


I don't blame ya! I can't wait to start seeing the new wave of sets, I just happened across these whilst hunting about. :grin:


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yes, please join us :) more haulers are always welcome. especially since i seem to be filling a ridiculous amount of that thread by myself.
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