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VESPA 125 (10298) REVIEW

Vespa 125

The Vespa 125 is a real stand out in the iconic pale blue with the nicely contrasting dark blue seats and spare tire cover. The curved lines look amazing and really capture the 1960s Vespa synonymous with Italian culture. The LEGO® designers teamed up with Vespa Piaggio on this set. And the confluence of these two culture powerhouses has resulted

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Art of the Minifigure Review

Art of the Minifigure Review

On June 14, 2022, the newest collaboration between the LEGO® Group and Chronicle books hits store shelves. The Art of the Minifigure “[celebrates] the history, evolving design, milestones, and lasting impact of the world’s favorite toy” all in one book. The hardcover retails for $58.00 in Canada. While the volume offers interesting tidbits of information, the content is none-the-less dated.

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WATER POLICE DETECTIVE MISSIONS (60355) REVIEW

Water Police Detective Missions (60355) is one of three new sets in the new City sub-theme “Missions” that I will review for True North Bricks. All three sets are now available! Over this past week I also reviewed Wild Animal Rescue Missions (60353) and Mars Spacecraft Exploration Missions (60354). Before picking one of these sets up, make sure you are

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Shrieking Shack & Whomping Willow (76407) Review

The Shrieking Shack & Whomping Willow (76407) is here in all it’s creepy, crooked fun. For this set we’re staying with Book/Film 3: The Prisoner of Azkaban. The Shrieking Shack is allegedly one of the most haunted places in Britain – which is saying something in the Wizarding world. It’s also a key scene in the story as quite a

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WILD ANIMAL RESCUE MISSIONS (60353) REVIEW

Wild Animal Rescue Missions (60353), part of the new City sub-theme called “Missions”, is now available. This review will cover both the set and the free app that is required to play. This set is part of the first wave of this new sub-theme that includes two other sets. These include Mars Spacecraft Exploration Missions (60354) and Water Police Detective

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Daenerys and Drogon… MEGA Construx

I am about to commit AFOL sacrilege. I imagine fans cringing and purists crying out in rage. This Dragon Week entry is a MEGA Construx product review. That’s right, this is the first non-LEGO® building kit ever reviewed here at True North Bricks. Why, you ask? Well, I am planning to build a killer custom dragon. Consequently, I am building

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Skull Sorcerer’s Dragon (71721) Review

My makeshift course in LEGO® dragon anatomy continues with the Skull Sorcerer’s Dragon (71721). In my quest to learn how to build a MOC dragon, I am building my way through several official LEGO® dragons to learn new techniques. Incidentally, this inspired an entire dragon week here at True North Bricks. In terms of other Ninjago sets, I have already

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