DIY Prop Shop shows us how to make an electronic replica of Rick’s portal gun. The replica’s body is made from cheap and readily available materials or objects – styrene, shot glasses, a bubble wand, a whisk handle – but the electronics and tools do complicate things.
LEGO’s 1100+ piece replica of the classic bug is the perfect kit for LEGO and car buffs alike. The expert-level model has features like an opening hood and trunk, tiltable seats, a roof rack with surfboard and cooler, and even a teensy 4-cylinder engine in back. Drops 8/16 for $100.
To celebrate the season 8 premiere of American Ninja Warrior, minifig versions of some of the show’s most popular contestants take on a variety of challenging obstacles, including a new one that will appear on this season of the show. Now when can we buy this set, LEGO?
An obsessively designed 1:8 scale model of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The 2,700pc model has a dual-clutch gearbox w/working paddle shifters, moving engine pistons, exclusive rims and tires, and a plate laser-etched with a serial number unique to each copy. Drops 6/1/16 for $300.
One of the cooler toys to turn up at the 2016 New York Toy Fair, Tyco’s nw remote-controlled Terra Climber has pairs of grippy wheels that rotate on pivot points, which work along with a tail-like appendage, allowing it to climb stairs.
Based in Winona, Minnesota, the Pillbox Bat Company makes solid maple baseball bats with hand-painted or hand-burned retro graphics. They’re beautiful enough to display but sturdy enough for casual games.
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