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This is the Self Preservation Society…

Lego The Italian Job

This is the self-preservation society
The self-preservation society

Go wash your German bands, your boat race too
Comb your Barnet Fair we got a lot to do
Put on your Dickie Dirt and your Peckham Rye
Cause time’s soon hurrying by

Get your skates on mate, get your skates on mate
No bib around your Gregory Peck today, eh?
Drop your plates of meat right up on the seat

This is the self-preservation society
This is the self-preservation society…

Oh yeah, Miro Dudas has updated his previously blogged Mini Cooper to Italian Job spec! See more here!

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A Mini Mini

Mini Mini Cooper

LEGO’s 10242 Mini Cooper has already started to inspire builders to produce Mini MOCs. This example is from Miro Dudas, over on Flickr. It features a very neat solution to finding small parts suitable for the Mini’s distinctive headlights.

Film buffs that they are, the Elves were confused by LEGO’s Creator set including a nice picnic instead of a sewer and an Italian police car. Unfortunately they’ve now managed to jam Miro’s MOC down a small plastic pipe and we’re not sure how we’ll get it out to return it to him. “Hang on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea…

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Hang on a Minute Lads, I’ve got a Great Idea…

Lego Italian JobPossibly the best movie ending of all time, The Italian Job’s final scene is one now enshrined in movie legend. Nick Barrett’s Bedford VAL coach might lack gold bars (come on Mr. Barrett, an easy addition!) but it’s spot-on otherwise, right down to the twin steered front axels. See more on Flickr.

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