The Silver Mine Shootout is the second biggest set of the Lone Rangers. It has six hundred and forty four pieces that are mostly for the big silver mine and all its features, and five new mini-figures: the Lone Ranger, Tonto, Kyle, the Chief Big Beak and Butch Cavendish.
Made with a great color combination of light grey and brown pieces, the silver mine is rather big (comparatively it has the height of a two floor building) and has a sharp look typical of the hills randomly excavated. The wood structure is also very nice and is perfectly integrated in the landing part.
The features are almost endless, this is perhaps one the greatest summer sets in terms of Continue reading
Being planned to be on stores next April, finally we can have a deep look at the first official pictures about all the sets of this first wave of the Lone Ranger Theme. Despite some of its details are already known, most of all, thanks to the last Toy Fair event, it is always great to see some new pictures and with a better resolution of the new sets.
As it concerns with my expectations, the Colby City showdown looks a good set to add a couple of new and different building to my city and the Constitution Train looks definitely a very accurate machine. What a pity that it’s not powered!
The retail prices, compared with other themes are clearly inflated Continue reading
Finally we can see some action of what is coming up in 2013. The first Lone Ranger pictures finally appeared and I must say that the first impression is really very good. The six new sets (with a range between 70106 and 79111) which I surely expect that might be the first theme’s wave, bring a lot of action, excellent features and the biggest one has a new train!
All of them are expected to be on stores next May, and according to the pictures the expectation will be huge. There are all kinds of sets sizes, the smallest has a price around the fifteen dollars and the biggest (the train chase) around the hundred.
Let’s have a quick look to all of them, Continue reading