One LEGO Train to rule them all

One LEGO Train to rule them all
A decent Bank holiday, six LEGO trains, two hundred tracks, eight points, two x-cross tracks, one remote operated points, more LEGO sets than I should have and two kids anxious to play! All the ingredients for a great day present. I have been wanting to build a big ( bigger I mean! ) LEGO Train ...

LEGO 60050 New Train Station 2014 Review

LEGO 60050 New Train Station 2014 Review
At last! I built and review the new LEGO Train Station that was released with the new LEGO 2014 Trains: The High Speed Passenger Train and the Cargo Train. If you follow The Technic Gear you may recall that I built something quite close a few months ago. I will compare this LEGO model with ...

HOWTO Create a LEGO Motorized Train Points Track 1

HOWTO Create a LEGO Motorized Train Points Track
If you, like me, loves LEGO Trains you will already know that there are several things that really could be improved easily by LEGO: like the lack of a proper x-cross track, an automated switch, some signals to stop trains, etc… Well, LEGO said a few years ago that they replaced the old 9V tracks ...

LEGO 60052 Cargo Train Review

LEGO 60052 Cargo Train Review
And well, after my review of the 60051 Passenger Train, here I am today with the review of the 60052 Cargo Train. This LEGO Train is the spiritual successor of the 7939 Cargo Train and it is very similar to the old Maersk Locomotive release a few years ago but in a darker blue. Let’s ...

LEGO 60051 Passenger Train Review 14

LEGO 60051 Passenger Train Review
Woo! I thought it will never happen but here they are, the brand new LEGO Trains that replace 7938 Passenger Train and 7939 Cargo Train. I have bought both ( whatelse! ) but today I am going to review for you the 60051 Passenger Train. Time to review! By the way, I haven’t bought yet ...

Playing with LEGO Train Tracks: Slopes, x-crosses and levels 7

Playing with LEGO Train Tracks: Slopes, x-crosses and levels
Hello there. No, no, I am not dead. I am so busy that I have almost no time to write here… but I am working actively on two LEGO areas: robots and trains. And today I want to share with you two of my latest creations. I have created two different layouts to work with ...

HOWTO Mount your GoPRO HERO on a LEGO vehicle

HOWTO Mount your GoPRO HERO on a LEGO vehicle
I recently bought a GoPRO Hero 3+ Silver to mount it on my LEGO train ( much like this ) but then I found it wasn’t really simple to attach it to LEGO. So I used one of the bases they give you with the camera and used five plates to build something like the ...

LEGO MOC: Two storey LEGO Train Station

LEGO MOC: Two storey LEGO Train Station
After building (something very close to) the upcoming 60050 Train Station with LEGO Digital Designer I decided to order the missing parts that I need to LEGO. Finally when the parts arrived and I started building I realized that I can build something cooler and bigger than their pesky train station :) My very first ...

HOWTO Motorize LEGO Toy Story Train 1

HOWTO Motorize LEGO Toy Story Train
So do you want to motorize the 7597 Toy Story’s Western Chase Train? Well, let me explain how I did it. To motorize this LEGO Train we have to challenges to solve, first we need to correct the wrong proportions of the train by making it shorter and then we need to add the PF ...

LEGO 7597 Toy Story Western Train Chase Review

LEGO 7597 Toy Story Western Train Chase Review
Toy Story’s Western Train Chase is a now retired LEGO set based on the Pixar’s Toy Story franchise based on the adventures of Woody and Buzz Lightyear on the Western diorama that appears toward the beginning of the last Toy Story movie. So here it is at last the review of this set. I wanted ...