Lego Custom Minifig arctic Marine

Lego Custom Minifig arctic Marine

( Lego Custom Minifig arctic Marine by Hobo4evar)

Plain Ice blue minifig torse, a Lego Backpack in white, and white Lego legs, add a good old grey cap and a Lego head, and the Minifig will look fairly generic, throw in some brick arms accessories, and its a generic custom minifig with brick arm accessories, but add small rubber bands to the minifig for the hand grenades, and the brick arms gun, and voia la, you have a rather unique custom minifig, artic solider, what would be cooler if there was pair of skis, and a white Lego helmet too!

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ghostrider custom minifig

ghostrider custom minifig

(ghost rider custom minfig by babyelephant)

This Lego minifg is really nice, and its made totally from Lego minifig and Lego components, with in the Lego cusom minifig community this type of custom minifig, ie a custom minifig made only from Lego components is termed as ‘purist’ and whilst I would find this restrictive and limiting, it presents a different challenge and approach, and as you can see that results can be just as effective.

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Lego custom Minifig snipers

Lego custom Minifig snipers1

(Lego custom Minifig sniper by Legodenno)

Lego custom Minifig snipers2

(Lego custom Minifig snipers by Robbyem)

I found these two custom minifig variations on the theme of snipers on the web, both these custom minifigs use Brick arms Lego custom minifig weapons and fabric elements. It’s these fabic elements that are most interesting in combination with a Minifig, as whist there are robes, cloaks and other Lego minifig fabric elements, the nature of a ghillie suit, which snipers use, means that it’s more difficult to portray this in Lego minifigs, Its interesting to see how each of these two custom minifigs has been able to tackle this problem in different approaches, producing two totally unique and custom minifigs as a result.

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Custom Minifig now has a forum

Hey all,

great news we’ve just set up a forum for all you minifig fans, now I know there are loads of forums out there, but this forum is for custom minifig fans, we’ve got a few openings for MODS and Admins, so give us a shout at customminifig <at>gmail <dot> com if you’re interested.

You can find the custom minifig forum here.

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Interesting Lego Facts

I found these interesting facts about Lego, which might be of interest:

Lego has produced so many bricks since its inception, that there are over 62 bricks per person, so that’s 62x6billion!

As testament to the addictiveness of Lego, children across the world will spend over 5 Billion hours a year playing with Lego, that’s an hour for each person on the planet (roughly) and that’s not counting all the Adult Fans of Lego.

More than 400 million people across the globe have played with Lego at some point in their lives.

You can now find Lego bricks in three sizes and in 53 different colours, with plenty more yet to come.

19 Billion Lego parts are produced each year, that’s over triple the worlds population, it works out at 2.16 million Lego parts moulded an hour and 36,000 Lego parts moulded a minute

Over 400 Billion Lego Bricks have left the factories since 1949.

Another testament to the versatility of Lego, as a result of the Lego patent stud and tube mechanism, two 8 stud Lego bricks can be combined in 24 different ways. Three of these 8 studs can be combined in 1,060 ways.

Take six 2×4 Lego bricks just of the same colour, you’ll find that there are over 915 million different combinations to put just these three Lego bricks together.

Even in a time of video games and TV 7 Lego sets are sold every second, that’s 420 a minute, and 25,200 an hour, I wonder how many are just from Adult Fans of Lego!

A single years worth of Lego bought and joined together would circle the world 5 times.

In January 2008 there were over 57.6 million search references to Lego,when typed in to Google.

On youtube there are over 55,600 videos dedicated to Lego.

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