Advent 2018 Day 3

On Day 3, we get a go-kart, a Christmas bells ornament, and some kind of Star Wars spacecraft.
Advent 2018 Day 3

The go-kart from the City advent calendar is a pretty straightforward traditional LEGO car design, easy to build. I put our minifig in the go-kart to see how that looked, but I don’t think that’s very safe to be driving standing up. And that is not a helmet he’s wearing!! Kids, don’t try this at home.
City Advent 2018 Day 3

The Friends Advent calendar entry for today gives us a lovely little ornament of two golden bells with a sprig of holly. In the group photo I had the vegetation facing the wrong way, sorry, but here it is fixed.
Friends Advent 2018 Day 3

Today’s Star Wars Advent calendar model was a mystery to me, so again we refer to Jay’s Brick Blog where we learn it is a ship called The Arrowhead, from The Freemaker Adventures, which apparently is another Star Wars spin-off cartoon that I’d never heard of. I wish they’d stick to models from the movies, frankly. It’s a somewhat simple build, good use of the jumper plates to attach the slope in the front (and also quite similar to the nose of the go-kart).
Star Wars Advent 2018 Day 3

Here’s a rear view of the ship.
Star Wars Advent 2018 Day 3 Rear

(Sorry to post this one a day late – I uploaded the photos to Flickr on the 3rd, but didn’t get around to writing the blog entry until the next day.)

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