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#1 Offline ToaN

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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 01:08 AM

What set was the hardest, or took the longest, for you to build? The 08/09 vehicles were a little hard, for their complexity and size.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 05:38 AM

Yeah, I had a field day building the Rockoh T3, but I think I had a more aggravating and longer time building Mazeka's Swamp Strider - i know that took me over an hour to construct.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 07:08 AM

Hmmm. No set was ever really hard to build. Although back in 2003 when I was about 8, Pewku was quite complicated. Other than that I never had a problem with any Bionicle set.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 09:31 AM

Bionicle wise, the only set to give me any trouble was Kardas. That was mainly because of my inexperience with building at the time.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 10:33 AM

The Jetrax T6 took me 2 days to finish building it.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 10:37 AM

Axalara T9.  That moment when you realised you used one wrong length piece right in the middle, and have to take it apart again after building most of it. :P

 

Not a pleasant moment, I can tell you.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 11:26 AM

I never had problems with any set. I actually had a picture of 6 year old me holding the Sidorak that I built without any help. I looked at it and I see that it was built perfectly.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 12:45 PM

Jetrax T6, I stayed up ALL 2008 Christmas Eve building that.-HDXC2000 6.0

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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 02:00 PM

Skopio. What brilliant designer thought of the idea for 90% of it to be composed of four, gigantic, IDENTICAL legs? That was such a  pain...


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 02:34 PM

i don't know if this counts but the alternate for of the jetrax the destral cycle. those darn wheels for some odd reason never seemed to line up correctly. if i had to say and actual set it would probably be a tie between umbra and kardas


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 02:41 PM

Yea Skopio was hard. I got it for Christmas in 2009 and it took up a large chunk of Christmas day. The leg thing made it much more tedious.

 

The Axalara T9 was also hard I couldn't get that little wheel thing that turns the weapons to work right.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 02:47 PM

I've always had trouble with larger Technic sets. They're so complicated, I can't imagine being the guy that has to design them. xD


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 05:57 PM

[font="'trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif;"][color=#ff0000;]The Axalara took me about 4 hours to build (yeah I'm a slow builder). It was immensely complicated.  [/color][/font]


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 07:08 PM

The axalara wasn't that hard. It only took me like 1 1/2 hours to build.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 09:41 PM

Hm.. I'm going to say Jaller and Gukko, because I was only seven or eight when I got him/them. :P


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 10:02 PM

I remember the pewku and kikanalo sets being pretty hard for me back in the day.I didn't really find the vehicles to be that challenging actually.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 10:09 PM

I don't remember if any sets gave me a lot of trouble when I put them together. I know that my Kardas set took me a couple hours to complete, but I didn't have any real trouble with it.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 10:19 PM

The Exo-Toa and Pewku were both challenging but the Thornatus V9 took the longest.


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 10:23 PM

The most challenging Bionicle set I've ever built was the Cendox V1 when I was 16! It was confusing and I was busy with other stuff while I was building it at the same time!

 

 

Axalara T9.  That moment when you realised you used one wrong length piece right in the middle, and have to take it apart again after building most of it. :P

 

Not a pleasant moment, I can tell


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Posted Dec 28 2012 - 11:24 PM

[color=#1b4d1b;]Skopio XV-1.Not only was the repetitive building annoying, connecting nearly a hundred of those track pieces was karzahni on my fingertips. [/color]
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Posted Dec 29 2012 - 06:15 AM

I never had a problem with any set, but the fact that i had built stuff like 8445 before i got any big bionicle set might have something to do with it  :) I've never been big on any other lego than technic.


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Posted Dec 29 2012 - 02:06 PM

Hardest? None, but I remember that I had some problems while building Lhikan & Kikanalo. However, I was quite little, so I think that doesn't count.

Longest? Hmmm, can't say, maybe Vezon & Fenrakk. Or the before-mentioned Lhikan & Kikanalo. One of these two sets.


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Posted Dec 29 2012 - 03:01 PM

Ser that took the longest time to build... for me, that would have to be the titan Mata Nui set. It was just so huge and with so many pieces. It took me quite a while to finish it. But I really enjoyed it. :D


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Posted Jan 06 2013 - 03:38 PM

Hmm...I probably think Vezon and Fenrahkk were one of the hardest, but I believe the Kardas dragon took several hours to complete, and was probably the hardest, also.


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Posted Jan 07 2013 - 05:42 PM

When I was a wee little lad, Lhikan + Kikanalo took forever! Or was at least really hard!

 

In more recent memory, Jetrax T6 SUPER CHARGED probably took me a while. 

 

In really recent memory (less than a year) is Makuta - the only titan set amongst canisters that I snapped up - he took about 30 mins for me at a leisure pace. 


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Posted Jan 10 2013 - 11:34 PM

I have to say that I am a pretty fast builder but most likely Hydraxon or Nidhiki because I wasted time digging out the pieces from my huge bin
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Posted Jan 15 2013 - 01:27 AM

Course i'd have to say that the Axalara took a long time to build.


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Posted Jan 15 2013 - 06:13 PM

None of them were hard compared to some Lego Technic sets that I own, but I think the Bionicle set that took me the longest to build was Axalara T9.


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Posted Jan 19 2013 - 01:00 AM

Perhaps it was difficult because I was so young, but I do recall that the 2003 Makuta set was rather hard for me to build properly, adn that Taknauva's usanai vehicle was tricky to put together in some parts as well. The titans are usually marginally more difficult than msot of the sets, and they used ot be a lot harder back in the early Bionicle days because they all had lots of gears and rubber bands and levers and functions to put together precisely; nowadays if you messed up a big set, it would look off, but back then, it meant the set wouldn't work right at all!


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Posted Jan 22 2013 - 04:37 PM

[color=#000080;][font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"]I got Axalara T9 for my 12th birthday in February 2009 and spent two hours that night building it.[/color][/font]

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Posted Jan 22 2013 - 05:50 PM

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Pohatu Nuva 2003.

 

I'm being honest, I got him when I was like 6 when I first got Pohatu for my birthday, and I couldn't figure out how to attach the Feet Additions. I figured out how to attach them after... Nearly 3 years.

Yeah.

 

Besides him I'd say Ussanui.


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Posted Jan 22 2013 - 06:29 PM

Definitely the Sopwith Camel. Why Lego decided not to use numbered bags is beyond me.


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Posted Jan 22 2013 - 07:21 PM

Either the Axalara T9 or Toa Mata Nui for me, both took a few days to build.


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Posted Jan 22 2013 - 07:48 PM

For me, it was the Battle of Metru Nui playset. It took be hours to build and it went for naught when I realized I had built a basically immovable set in the living room floor, not my room. >_<

 

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Posted Jan 23 2013 - 10:29 PM

Makuta Teridax, hands down definitely.


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My hardest set to build was the Piraka Stronghold. I messed up the main base and I noticed this as I was completing the second tower, but I got this set at 8 years old and was mostly used to building standard Bionicle canister sets. Recently I bought myself the 2003 Titan Takutanuva and that took me about 2 hours


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Posted Jan 24 2013 - 09:07 PM

The set that took me longest to build is not from LEGO.   But it took me 8 hours.


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it was probably the 2008 version of takanuva. I got it at about 7 A.M, and I wasn't finished till about 10 A.M ish


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Posted Jan 25 2013 - 04:44 PM

Tahu or Gali. I was only three years old when I built them so I found it quite hard to snap all those joints in.


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