The 7 best LEGO sets of Prime Day sales
Indoor children, your time is not yet over. Just because it’s ‘summer’ and the lockdown is almost ‘over’, there’s nothing stopping you from continuing to lurk every weekend with a pseudo-intellectual board game, a house cocktail or, yes, a LEGO Imperial TIE Fighter. We’ve seen some really decent deals on LEGO sets in Amazon’s Prime Day sale – enough in fact that we’ve compiled this rundown.
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Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, LEGO joined forces with the Star wars franchise and found it so lucrative that she never looked back. This powerful X-Wing comes with an opening minifigure-sized cockpit, space for R2-D2, and wings that can be put into attack position with the push of a button. You also get Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and (inexplicably) General Dodonna. And at just £ 30, it’s the best deal yet on this set. Towards the dark side? Go for the Imperial TIE Hunter (up to £ 26).
Embrace your interior Vin Diesel at a knockdown price with Dom’s iconic Dodge Charger Fast Furious series. Unlike the movies, this will actually require you to turn your brain on, but luckily nothing too high – it’s designed for LEGO 10+ builders, and you get a sweet ride full of tricked-out street racing details.
Therefore the Friends the reunion was deeply, deeply unsettling – but that’s okay! The classic LEGO Central Perk set is packed with fun and nostalgic details and will have you remembering Rachel, Ross, Joey, Monica, Phoebe and Chandler as they were: smiley, funny, no chatter – and at least Gunther seems to be fine. good. Like your TV friends, this set is about to retire, so this is a good opportunity to buy it for the price of around 11 Venti Caramel Macchiatos, while putting the decent savings towards the apartment set.
This 60cm long vessel has everything you need for endless ocean exploration … in the bath. Shark cage? Check, and a mini Jaws to go with it. Working crane? Yeah. Research submarine? Of course. Helicopter? You bet. There’s even a pirate wreck with hidden treasure. Add eight explorer minifigures and the stage is set for aquatic escapades. This is the lowest price ever on Amazon for this set, and, yes, the ship does float!
This crane is a large unit – 78cm long when fully extended, to be precise. And it works like the real thing, too, with its telescopic arm, stabilizers to secure the crane in place and its hydraulic mechanism. This Technic set has received good universal reviews, and at this price it is the lowest you can find right now, in addition to being the cheapest ever to sell on Amazon.
VIDYO is the latest innovation / pocket money vacuum from LEGO: blind boxes containing a strange character and a set of BeatBit tiles that trigger special AR effects when viewed with an app. Now it has grown oversized with its biggest playset yet, an ’80s-style boombox that transforms into a concert hall. Like a little Spinal Tap demanding a replica of Stonehenge, your minifig group mates can rock out on stage on an array of digital backdrops and props, while you film the action for a music video – or as you shoot yourself. join to yourself. Dignity, it was nice to know you …