I’ve just been building the B models from 6742 Mini Off-Roader. I’m increasingly interested in the Creator Theme and micro building in general. The idea of capturing the essence of an object in a model constrained by Lego engineering fascinates me. The opposite: those huge LegoLand type models hardly interest me at all – they seem like pixelated versions of the real things with little creativity required.
I’ve been looking out on eBay for a nice collection of bulk Technic. The going rate seems to be about $70 / kilo. I spotted a ‘buy now’ the other night that looked like at least half Technic and snapped it up for $40.
First job is to have a sort through and see what’s there.