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Debuting at Farnborough International Airshow, this half-scale Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine measures close to 2 meters in length and is composed of 152,455 LEGO bricks. It took four master LEGO builders from BrightBricks eight weeks to complete, consists of 160 different LEGO components, and weighs in at just over 675 lbs. [via GeekyGadgets]

Adam Flaherty

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  • http://twitter.com/halfvastcnsprtr Halfvast Conspirator (@halfvastcnsprtr)

    “and is comprised of 152,455 LEGO bricks”

    No, it is COMPOSED of 152,455 LEGO bricks. It COMPRISES 152,455 LEGO bricks.

  • Adam Flaherty

    Late night ;) noted and corrected.

  • http://www.facebook.com/LynneWhitehorn Lynne Whitehorn

    Do they use glue when they build models like this?

    • http://twitter.com/errorad M Lange (@errorad)

      Yep. The “Making Of” video shows them using glue.