For several seasons I haven’t acquired yet these city sets, although I’ve spoken here (garbage truck, Dirty Bike Transporter and the Dump Truck) before, about the three. But last week end, I’ve found a great promotion that allowed me to buy them with a 50% discount, which as a deal is unbeatable.
The Garbage Truck honestly surprised me. Obviously that by the pictures and previous reviews, I knew every details and features but that dumping mechanism of the truck as well as the loading and unloading of the garbage cans are really very nice. Oh, and the truck a bit longer than the dump truck, for instance, thanks to the loading platform.
Talking about the dump truck, I love that orange cab, Continue reading
The Dump truck is a 2012 set and has a very nice and solid design. Its construction is basically divided in three steps: The chassis that has a various quantity of different colored pieces, the cabin which is basically very similar to other models and the tipper bed with a back door in order to unload the stones. The set has also two mini figures, workers, a security barrier, a wheelbarrow and lots of stones.
The chassis has an ordinary structure, typical of this kind of vehicles, and besides the cab’s base, it has also the tipper mechanism to attach the truck’s bed. 2012 has been presenting us with pieces of several colors in the chassis and this one is no exception: blue, light brown, grey, green and red (uuufff…) are apparently abusive but the final result is softer that it would be expectable. Continue reading