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Check out this awesome time-lapse showing the construction of a Triple-E (lego kit) at the LSME shipyard (that would be Lego Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering).
The video was filmed by Andrew McAlpine (aka @MaritimeGeek), who says it took him just 23 hours to complete.
The Danish toy brick building group Lego unveiled its plans for a Lego-version of Maersk Line’s record breaking Triple-E containership in 2013 and the kits hit the shelves in January, quickly selling out.
The Triple-E kit comes with more than 1,500 pieces, and includes rotating gold-colored propeller blades, brick-built twin 8-cylinder engines, viewing window into the engine compartment, adjustable rudders, detachable lifeboats, removable containers, rotating crane arms and a special ‘good luck’ coin placed.
As of writing this, it looks like Lego has them back in stock. Would make a great Christmas present, so go grab one for $149.99 from the Lego website,
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