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    Rolls-Royce Reveals The World's Only LEGOŽ Jet Engine [152,455 Pieces]

    Link: Rolls-Royce reveals world's only Lego jet engine - Rolls-Royce



    Rolls-Royce today unveiled the world's first jet engine to be made entirely of Lego at the opening of Farnborough International Airshow. The engine, which is one of the most complex Lego structures ever built, is a half size replica of the Rolls-RoyceTrent 1000 which powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft...

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    Am I the only one who read the thread title and thought 'Surely the plastic would melt'?

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    I figured it would shake itself apart before melting, but it did cross my mind.

    Then I realised, it probably wouldn't actually WORK
    Last edited by Garacesh; 11th July 2012 at 01:46 PM.

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    Sa-weeeeet! Is it me though, or does it look like a spaceship model for a sci-fi movie? A new Star Wars film or 2001: Space Odyssey?

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    Just picture the scene... "Daddy can we build my new lego model before bedtime?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    Sa-weeeeet! Is it me though, or does it look like a spaceship model for a sci-fi movie? A new Star Wars film or 2001: Space Odyssey?
    I just see a pod racer engine.
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    Rolls-Royce Reveals The World's Only LEGOŽ Jet Engine

    Really, I was building jet engines from Lego in the 60s. It was the red brick with the 8 thingys on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    I figured it would shake itself apart before melting, but it did cross my mind.

    Then I realised, it probably wouldn't actually WORK
    No, but wouldn't it be cool if it actually turned slowly...

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    I wonder if that got to the part where you get 3/4 of the way through building it before realising that you had missed out an all important brick and couldn't go any further until you dismantled half of it to fix the error.
    And I'll be willing to bet that after building it a few times you wouldn't be able to do it without the instructions (minus the outer and middle pages of course).

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    Maybe just me but seems like a great g33k fan, prolly running using electric motors

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    I wonder if that got to the part where you get 3/4 of the way through building it before realising that you had missed out an all important brick and couldn't go any further until you dismantled half of it to fix the error.
    And I'll be willing to bet that after building it a few times you wouldn't be able to do it without the instructions (minus the outer and middle pages of course).
    Sod that!
    I bet they put sailors to shame, with the amount of bricks I predict they'd have stood on..

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMLightfoot View Post
    No, but wouldn't it be cool if it actually turned slowly...
    BBC News - Moving Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine made from Lego bricks

    Happy?

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    yes i want one lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by sidewinder View Post
    Am I the only one who read the thread title and thought 'Surely the plastic would melt'?
    Yes.


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