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WATCH: THE LONE RANGER Silver Mine Shootout LEGO Set Review

August 7th, 2013 by Marc Comments

You’re all trying to kill me, arent you?

Its some kind of big conspiracy, isnt it?  Whatever it is, I didn’t do it.  No one saw me do it.  You cant prove anything.  But surely you all must want the end of my life to happen soon, what with all the videos you’re making me put together!  First it was all of the new Doctor Who 3.75 inch figures (an ongong effort – the Ice Warrior is tomorrow’s review), then it was all of these Star Wars Celebration Europe Interviews/Montages/ General motion picture related tasks (another ongoing effort) and now this.  A LEGO Lone Ranger set!

Do you know what the best thing about a LEGO set is, which is also the worst thing?  In order to review it – you have to build it.  Which would be fine, if I were ten years younger, but there seems to be a stage people reach in their lives where building LEGO sets becomes impossible without the aid of a small child.  Fortunately my cousin happened to pay me a visit this week and brought her five-year-old along with her, and he (in exchange for keeping a few of the mini figures) threw it together in a flash.  Cheers, bud.  But it was a labour of love, LEGO has always been one of my favourite toys and that will never change – no matter how much the instructions seem like gibberish to me these days.

And on that note of feeling so very, very old, here is my review of The Lone Ranger Silver Mine Shootout set…

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….