Official LEGO Advent Calendars – December 23

Every day until December 24, Brick Fanatics takes a look at the gifts in the LEGO CITY, LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Friends Advent Calendars for 2016

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The big day is approaching, so today we get Santa’s sleigh along with very good reason for our husky friend from yesterday. Apparently Rudolf decided to take the year off.

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It seems an awfully big load for one dog to manage.

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The Friends calendar provides our fourth snowman today, with a bit more detail than the City snowmen from day one.

advent-161Well this is a bit different, and feels fun. It seems to be a mashup of the Imperial Troop Carrier, which featured heavily in the first season of Star Wars Rebels, mashed up with Santa’s sleigh – what comes tomorrow will likely provide clarity.

Each day, we will compare the three builds and pick the best.

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Sleighs can be a get a bit generic, so I am giving the point to Star Wars today for mixing things up a bit.

The scoreboard

CITY: 6

FRIENDS: 7

STAR WARS: 10

Daniel

When I was 3 years old my dad bought home 6659 TV Camera Crew as a gift — he had no idea what he had just unleashed. Three decades and no dark age later, I am still going strong. My love of LEGO led me to a career in Civil Engineering and I am now raising three budding LEGO lovers with my lovely wife who is, bless her, a huge supporter of my brick addiction. When not writing for Brick Fanatics or fulfilling my duties as the U.S. Editor of Blocks Magazine I enjoy collecting, MOCing, exhibiting, as well as running, climbing and home improvement.

Daniel

4 thoughts on “Official LEGO Advent Calendars – December 23

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    23/12/2016 at 13:49
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    I thought it was supposed to be one of those rebel supply hover truck thingys from hoth, like the one in the ucs hoth set. I may be completely wrong though.

    • Daniel
      23/12/2016 at 18:05
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      @Robgorman2505

      Ha, you might be right. Hard to tell at this scale but it does seem to match that color scheme better. I think you may have nailed it!

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    23/12/2016 at 19:01
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    Thanks, great reviews by the way, i’ve been following them daily. Go team star wars!

  • Daniel
    24/12/2016 at 19:30
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    @ Robgorman2505
    Thanks for reading! I think you have picked the winning horse ; )

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