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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Apr 2020 10:29 p.m. PST

… All Time.

"If you had any interest in Lego in the early ‘90s, there is little doubt you owned the Black Seas Barracuda: the crown jewel of Lego's original Pirates line that's oft considered one of the best sets of all time. Thirty years later, the toymaker is finally reviving the ship with a new Pirates set inspired by a Lego fan's creation.

which encourages fans to submit their own builds to be potentially turned into a real set one day—isn't an exact copy of the original Black Seas Barracuda. It instead puts a unique twist on the ship, allowing fans to build a 2,545-piece shipwreck island where the Barracuda has presumably run aground, stranding its crew and forcing them to cannibalize the boat to build living quarters, a food and supply dock, and what appears to be one impressively fun jungle gym…"

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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2020 10:59 p.m. PST

2,545 pieces???

Man, that sounds like a parent's worst nightmare, from a cleanup standpoint, and just imagine if/when you lose 2 or 3 pieces, which you know is going to happen.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Apr 2020 11:59 p.m. PST

Perfectly for a Coronavirus pandemic… (smile)

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