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zaLUG Integrated Landscaping Standard

The zaLUG Landscaping Standard (LS) is a standard, modular way of doing landscaping to facilitate large collaborative displays. The zaLUG landscaping standard is based on http://www.abellon.net/MILS/. Please read it for a better understanding of what a landscaping...

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Build your own mini Helicarrier

Hey LEGOholics The S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier is such an iconic vehicle and a really cool set, but we don't always have the space and cash for such a monster. Introducing the mini Helicarrier! It's a fun (and cheap) little build that we can all add to our collections. To...

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BUILDING TIPS: #7 MINILAND FIGS

Howdy LEGOlogists! Today we are talking figs of a different kind. Miniland is the scale and style that LEGO uses for their displays at their themeparks and are completely brick built. Building one is easy and customizing is a lot of fun, so let's get to it shall we.....

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BUILDING TIPS: #6 RAINBOW POOP

Howdy fellow brickers! Quite a lot of times MOCs with real potential turn into heaps of rainbow poop, where it could have been a WOW.. is now just a Meh. Why does this happen? It all comes down to colour choices and the abundance of it.. so today we get into one of...

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BUILDING TIPS: #5 SNOT FLAT SQUARE

Ola ABSaholics! Today's quick building tip is really quick, but it will help you solve quite a few problems when you need to build in different directions. You will need: 1 2x4 plate 4 1x4 plates 4 1x2/1x4 angle plates (bracket) STEP 1 Take a 2x4 plate and add 2...

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BUILDING TIPS: #4 SNOT CUBE

Yes, SNOT Cube.. although it sounds like something a 4 year old would construct it'snot (I know that joke is lame but it's the best one I've got). On with the building! You will need: 4 Travis Bricks 6 2x2 plates 1 2x2 jumper (alternative bottom) 1 2x2 round tile with...

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Building tips: #2 Pine Tree

GREETINGS LEGOHOLICS! For those of us who ordered a bunch of flower stalks or bought a couple from George.. let's put them to good use in building a pine tree. You will need: A bunch of flower stalks a bunch of Travis bricks in Reddish Brown 2 or 3 1x1 round bricks in...

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PAUL’S PARTS #3 (August 2016)

New Parts This issue I thought I would highlight a new part that arrived in August. Part Number:                 26047 First Appeared:              Ninjago Current Colours:            Black This new part looks to be another in the range of new parts that will allow...

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Paul’s Parts #2 (June 2016)

New Parts This issue I thought I would highlight one new part that arrived in June. Part Number: 23443 First Appeared: Volcano Explorers Current Colours: Black Very similar to part 11090, first appearing in 2013, it has a bar instead of a clip. These two parts...

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Paul’s Parts #1 (May 2016)

Being our first issue I thought I’d look at a few parts that made their first appearance last year. Part Number: 19121 First Appeared: Elves Current Colours: Lavender, Sand Green, Pearl Gold, Black Part Number: 20309 First Appeared: Friends Current Colours: Tan, Sand,...

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