(Topic ID: 249508)

Any experience adding Lego LightCycles to TRON?


By snaroff

6 months ago



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“What do you think of the "look" compared with the Hallmark Light Cycles?”

  • Look Great 1 vote
    8%
  • Look Awful 8 votes
    67%
  • Meh 3 votes
    25%

(12 votes)

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#1 6 months ago

One of my Light Cycle LED's is out. Unfortunately, taking apart the Hallmark LC is tedious and replacing the LED's is rocket science. Stumbled across an alternative to the Hallmark cycles. Lego makes a kit w/ an optional LED kit.

The Lego LC "scale" is identical to the Hallmark LC (so it's clear they will fit). Seems like the benefit of the Lego's is more color and light (though definitely a more abstract look). Lastly, the LED's are easier to service since it's an add-on kit.

Any experience adapting this kit? Haven't come across seeing anyone fiddle with it...

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#2 6 months ago

I think that looks awesome. Might need to glue all the pieces together though?

#3 6 months ago

Ordered!!!

#4 6 months ago
Quoted from WackyBrakke:

I think that looks awesome. Might need to glue all the pieces together though?

Cool. btw...there’s a poll. Feel free to vote.

#5 6 months ago

Meh.. I have these and I think they would look too bulky in the game, plus it requires alot more to make great

1) make them not come apart (looking at you minifig riders...)
2) working out the mount... I guess you goto glue there
3) requires buying the lego and the light kits - still gotta hotwire the light kits in
4) gotta hide and tuck up the light brick wiring - these kits use this angle hair kind of wiring that is ran where ever they can

AFAIK the wiring for the lightcycle set is all ran under the belly of the bikes.. so would have to tape and cover all that up. And the input connector isn't on the bikes themselves (no where to hide it).. so they hide it off somewhere else.

Here's an example of the wiring being 'tidy'
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And the connector
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This is just one of the vendor's kits out there... there are lots of competing brands in these lego lit brick sets... but they are all generally the same concept. The difference is in their bricks and usually effects mods.

#6 6 months ago

Canceled my order, decided they don’t look very good

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