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LEGO Technic Power Function Accessory box (8293)
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- Includes a medium motor, battery box, light cable, switch and additional pieces to add new functions and features to your models
- Power up your LEGO Technic creations!
- Switch and cable measures over 9" (25cm) long; Switch (including orange switch) measures over 1" (3cm) long and under 1" (3cm) high and 1" (2cm) wide
- Battery box measures over 2" (6cm) high, 3" (8cm) wide and 1" (3cm) deep; Light cable measures over 15" (39cm) long
- M-Motor measures over 1" (4cm) wide and under 1" (2cm) high and 1" (2cm) deep; M-Motor and cable measures over 10" (26cm) long
- This supplementary power set comes with motor, battery box, light cable and pole switch
- Use the motor set to power up your LEGO Technic models
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THE RRP of this set is $29.99. As the title says "BEWARE" because when AMAZON have it in stock their price is usually a little less!
Now when AMAZON are out of stock - the sharks come out - these are Market Place sellers that deliberately do this. At time of writing it is being sold at +50% OVER RRP!!!
Wait till AMAZON get in stock again, these "sharks" use "fulfilled by AMAZON" to fool you.
This is a great product (definitely 5*) good value (at RRP) and can be used to add power functions EASILY to any LEGO set that says you CAN add power functions, those sets usually have instructions on "how to" in the book you got with the set - if they don't then go to LEGO website and search by set number for instructions, which you can download too!
You can also add power functions to other sets but then you are on your own :: YOU need to figure it out, or go to one of many forums devoted to LEGO products.
I hope that helps a few save some money PLEASE vote up to get attention of as many as possible!
I got this Power kit knowing I'd likely have to put something together for him. You'll gain a greater appreciation for what your car's transmission does after playing with this kit. I used the following two Lego sets that we already had to put together a functioning car:
1. Lego Crazyaction Contraptions. This is more of a book with a small collection of gears and technic pieces you can build hand and rubber band powered machines with.
2. Lego Creator Cool Convertible #4993. Fortunately my son had recently crashed this car so that only the chassis was left intact with the axles and wheels.
By tinkering around I was able to mount the engine and battery pack onto the chassis. By playing around with different sized gears I was able to get that engine to drive the wheels. My son and I loved watching our electric car run for the first time. He took over and mounted the lights and a stick shift. You can than build a custom body over your engine and chassis. Next project is trying to figure out how to build a two speed transmission. So you can see how fun and education this power kit can be if you have the right parts to go with it. If you have a lego store nearby, than check to see if they have loose technic pieces available. We just went to legoland and I scooped a bag full of gears and other hard to find loose parts for only $8. For the price this really is a 5 star kit.
In a nutshell, my son did like this Accessory set until it the motor stopped working 4 days after purchase. Not sure why the motor stopped working, I haven't fiddled with it yet other than making sure it wasn't dead batteries.
What I did not like about this set:
-Battery Pack. I thought the battery pack was ridiculously big and heavy...who needs 4 AA batteries to power a small Lego motor? The battery pack is so heavy and the connection cord to the actual motor so short that it is very cumbersome to find a way to attach this battery pack to your Lego creation. I would like to see at least a separate option for smaller battery pack (such as 2 AAA) in the event someone only wants to power a small Lego car and not an actual life-size car.
-Motor durability. Mine broke after 4 days of light use. It was not dead batteries because I tried a fresh set of batteries and still no luck.
I do like the concept of kids taking their Legos to the next level by adding motors and gears. Would I buy this product again? The answer is no if I could find an alternative that better met my needs (smaller battery pack, more durable, etc).
I hope you found my review helpful.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Bought this for my husband and he's quite happy with it. Only downside is that it requires 6 AA batteries for the motor to operate. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Mommy to 5
We got two of these for the kids at Christmas. They love being able to use their various Technic pieces to make moving contraptions. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Ryan
Great addition to many Lego kits! Adds tons of play value to the Technics kits. My8 year old loves using his engine kit. The lights are awesome too!Published 27 days ago by nick t dearing
Exactly what grandboy wanted for Christmas. He was thrilled to get it for his lego sets.Published 1 month ago by Jay