Author Topic: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set  (Read 952 times)

Offline Bubbinski

Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« on: 06/10/2017 04:17 AM »
On Tuesday, June 1st, I headed to the Lego store in the Fashion Valley Mall to get a new Saturn V set. However, I was very disappointed when the lady said they were sold out....I searched for a consolation prize and found a new space shuttle orbiter set that was a 3 in 1 set. You could choose to build a shuttle orbiter, a rover, or a space habitat. I chose the orbiter, finished the set in a couple of days. (Happily I got the Saturn V set a few days later).
I'll even excitedly look forward to "flags and footprints" and suborbital missions. Just fly...somewhere.

Offline Bubbinski

Re: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #1 on: 06/10/2017 04:17 AM »
More progress pics
« Last Edit: 06/10/2017 04:18 AM by Bubbinski »
I'll even excitedly look forward to "flags and footprints" and suborbital missions. Just fly...somewhere.

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Re: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #2 on: 06/10/2017 04:21 AM »
The finished product. Not a bad looking Shuttle orbiter but I wish Lego would do a Space Shuttle orbiter (or stack) with the same scale and detail they did with the Saturn V.
« Last Edit: 06/10/2017 04:22 AM by Bubbinski »
I'll even excitedly look forward to "flags and footprints" and suborbital missions. Just fly...somewhere.

Offline mikes

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Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #3 on: 06/10/2017 04:48 PM »
I wish Lego would do a Space Shuttle orbiter (or stack) with the same scale and detail they did with the Saturn V.

They did, ish:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/LEGO-10231-Space-Shuttle-City-x/dp/B004ZWKWQQ

1:126 scale, vs 1:110 for Saturn V
« Last Edit: 06/10/2017 04:54 PM by mikes »

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Re: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #4 on: 06/25/2017 01:53 PM »
That old set, 10231, doesn't really rock my boat: the ugly main landing gear poking through the wing, ugh...

I agree that it would be marvellous to have a Space Shuttle in "Saturn V quality". Till that happens the Lego Creator set looks quite nice. At least for smaller children. Thanks for posting, Bubbinski, I'll get it next time I go to the LEGO shop!

Saw these two movies of the Creator 3 in 1 build. Especially the first one is quite hilarious:
http://www.bartsmit.com/nl/bsbe/speelgoed/lego/lego-creator/lego-creator-spaceshuttle-verkenner-31066
(press movie icons)
« Last Edit: 06/25/2017 02:06 PM by Oersted »

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Re: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #5 on: 06/29/2017 10:28 PM »
Did you rebuild it as the Rover or Base yet?

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Re: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #6 on: 06/29/2017 10:33 PM »
That old set, 10231, doesn't really rock my boat: the ugly main landing gear poking through the wing, ugh...

I agree that it would be marvellous to have a Space Shuttle in "Saturn V quality". Till that happens the Lego Creator set looks quite nice. At least for smaller children. Thanks for posting, Bubbinski, I'll get it next time I go to the LEGO shop!

Saw these two movies of the Creator 3 in 1 build. Especially the first one is quite hilarious:
http://www.bartsmit.com/nl/bsbe/speelgoed/lego/lego-creator/lego-creator-spaceshuttle-verkenner-31066
(press movie icons)

I like that they named the Lego astronaut Mark.  As in Watney, maybe?

Offline Bubbinski

Re: Orbiter 3 in 1 Lego Set
« Reply #7 on: 06/30/2017 01:50 AM »
Did you rebuild it as the Rover or Base yet?

Not yet. Will post pics here if I do
I'll even excitedly look forward to "flags and footprints" and suborbital missions. Just fly...somewhere.

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