Phutarf
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  • 4.5
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  • 45
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  • August 28, 2017
    First Review
  • January 28, 2018
    Last Review
 
 
Phutarf's Reviews
 
Posted:January 28, 2018
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Age: 35-44 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Watch out for spiders...
" As other reviewers have pointed out, the main build (Dragon) is similar to that of 31032, Red Creatures, and while being a nice build in and of itself is not what drew me to this set. The Troll can safely be ignored; the show stealer is the Giant Spider, with its fantastic multi-pose build, realistically depicting plenty of people’s worst nightmare!
The build itself is pretty straightforward but does leave a fair few spare pieces. However, with a reasonable small amount of effort, the vast majority of these can be incorporated into the original design, mostly to beef up the abdomen to make the spider even more imposing- see additional pictures. I also swapped a couple of the legs over to help with stability issues when posing the model. "
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I would recommend this to a friend!
 
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From: Bristol
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 35-44 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+10points
13of 16found this review helpful.
 
 Flying Jelly Sub
Flying Jelly Sub
Flying Jelly Sub
 
Posted:August 28, 2017
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Age: 35-44 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fantastically silly sub!
" As someone who's not (yet!)seen the film, I bought this set purely on the pictures available on the web store as it looked like a fun kit for a very reasonable price (and even more do when purchased at discount with the Water strider set). And boy did it live up to - and surpass my expectations!
The box contains three numbered bags, 2 for the sub and 1 for the boat. I started with the boat, which was a pleasure to put together - for a secondary feature it gets its own instruction manual and packs in plenty of character.
Good news is the limited number of stickers involved -7 in total - the only ones that proved even remotely frustrating (for someone with sticker OCD) were the 2 hazard stripes on the tanks at the rear of the sub.
But as for the main feature, the flying jelly sub... what can I say?! It's hilarious. Whoever designed it needs a raise - it captures the aesthetic of a jellyfish superbly; the trailing 'stingers', the bubble dome, the posable 'legs' - if this doesn't keep younger lego fans as amused as it does me then I don't know what will!
My only criticism is that overall the set is a relativly short build - it's such fun I didn't want to finish it! Oh well... onto the next one :) "
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I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 35-44 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
45 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+28points
32of 36found this review helpful.