Modelmaking with LEGO …
Enjoy my realistic-looking LEGO® models!
Pre-announcement: THE LEGO® TRAINS BOOK
US-based publisher No Strach Press is working on the English version of my LEGO train book.
… is the name of my first LEGO hobby related book.
The title means "LEGO® trains – concepts and techniques for realistic models". Sorry, currently this book is only available in German.
But drop me a line if you would love to see a English translation in your own book shelf.
My LEGO train models in action …
New version of my favorite BR 10 steam engine. The building instruction is available as PDF-download.
- Go to BR 10 steam engine …
Now available: Building instruction and part list for my BR 80 steam engine as PDF-download.
- Go to BR 80 steam engine …
A Siemens Vectron electric locomotive and three Bombardier doubledeck coaches make my model of Deutsche Bahn's Regional Express.
Reverse Engineering Contest 4
This year a new "Reverse Engineering Contest" has started in March. Again, there are nice little challenges to solve …
The SBrick is used instead of the LEGO PowerFunctions receiver #8884.
The remote control is an app in your smartphone.
- Go to SBrick
New radii for the LEGO train system
Finally available, the new radii for the LEGO train system are now available from the American third party manufacturer ME-Models.
- Read my first impressions of the Plastic rails from ME-Models
Super Mega Steam Power Train Builder Production
James Mathis, an old LEGO friend from Hawaii has submitted an amazing project on ideas.lego.com. Now, he needs all your support to make this idea into a real LEGO set!
- Your support for Super Mega Steam Power Train Builder Production on ideas.lego.com
- *.lxf files on brickshelf.com
Kickstarter: ME Models Railway System
It has been quite for a while. Now ME-models has started a kickstarter project to make various track radii in metal and plastic track which is fully compatible to LEGO train track …
Update: Funded! The Kickstarter project was successfully funded May 17th.
Reverse Engineering Contest 3
The "Reverse Engineering Contest 3" offers a weekly new challenge. How is the model attached? Rubberbands and glue are – of course – forbidden. Lot's of creativity is needed …
Dreieich, Juli 2011: The new LEGO Collector's Guide by Michael Steiner: LEGO Collector – Collectors's Guide is available as second edition. The limited edition includes a special Classic Space keyring.
- Go to my Bookshelf …
Since LEGO stopped producing current-carrying rails fans worldwide were waiting for an alternative. ME is now offering a 9V train track compatible rail system with Metal Rails.
- Go to Metal Rails …
From Bucket Wheel Excavator to police's Water Cannon Truck.
- Go to Machinery & Vehicles …
Classic LEGO sets from the Classic Space playtheme re-built in XL scale.
- Go to Classic Space in XL …