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2009 Imperial Guard Mini-figures

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

We have pictures of the 2009 Imperial Guard Mini-figures - front and back!

LEGO Pirate Forum user Lego12 has been one of the lucky first to procure the 2009 Pirate LEGO sets.  There are set reviews brewing but while they're being finalised here's a little something for you...  The 2009 Imperial Guard mini-figures!

2009 Imperial Guard Mini-Figures from the front

2009 Imperial Guard Mini-Figures from the front

2009 Imperial Guard Mini-Figures from the back

2009 Imperial Guard Mini-Figures from the back

As you can see the LEGO Group has gone steps further for these new Imperial Guards and incorporated a design into the shakos as well as into the back of the torsos.  What a great touch!

Don't delay!  Hurry to the LEGO Pirate Forum and Discuss the 2009 Imperial Guards right now!

MISB 6285 Black Seas Barracuda on eBay

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Last week we showed you a 6286 MISB Skulls Eye Schooner which sold for US $785.00! This week we've found  a MISB 6285 Black Seas Barracuda stored in acryllic casing - you cannot get any better preserved than that!

MISB 6285 Black Seas Barracuda Preserved in Acryllic Casing

MISB 6285 Black Seas Barracuda Preserved in Acryllic Casing - Front

6285 Black Seas Barracuda MISB Preserved in Acryllic - back

MISB 6285 Black Seas Barracuda Preserved in Acryllic Casing - Back

At the time of writing the price is awesome and auction ends soon so rush to eBay and place a bid!

But wait!  There's more!

MISB 6290 Red Beard Runner, 6291 Armada Flagship & 6292 Enchanted Island in the one auction!

Yes, that's right. THREE MISB sets in the same auction!

6290 Red Beard Runner, 6291 Armada Flagship and 6292 Enchanted Island MISB

6290 Red Beard Runner, 6291 Armada Flagship & 6292 Enchanted Island MISB

This auction is also ending end soon, so rush to the eBay auction page and place your bid!

Want more MISB Box sets?

Keep up with our Mint in Sealed Box Madness thread because we have found dozens and dozens of MISB eBay auctions for you to win.

MISB 6286 Skulls Eye Schooner on eBay

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Look what we've found - a MISB Skulls Eye Schooner on eBay!

MISB 6286 Skulls Eye Schooner

MISB 6286 Skulls Eye Schooner

MISB Skulls Eye Schooners are quite rare now and tend to fetch quite high prices on eBay, sometimes exceeding the US$500 mark.  They could be considered even rarer than the equally popular 6285 Black Seas Barracuda, which enjoyed a Legend re-release back in 2002.

If you have a high disposable income check out the eBay auction page or visit our Mint In Seal Box Madness thread where you'll find dozens of Mint In Sealed Box Pirate LEGO sets waiting to be purchased!

You may also be interested in our Would You Open A MISB Set debate.

Winner of the RSS Contest

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Many congratulations to LEGO Pirate Forum user Furious for being the first to respond to our Surprise RSS Promotional Contest!

Click to discuss the winner of the surpirse RSS Feed Contest in the LEGO Pirate Forum

Surprise RSS Contest Prize 1723 Castle / Pirate Value Pack

Furious has won a preloved 1723: Castle / Pirates Value Pack which contains both 1795 Imperial Cannon and 1794 Dragon Master Chariot.

Don't assume this is a one off occurrence!

We'll definitely have more promotions in the future, so if you missed out this time make sure you've subscribed to the Classic-Pirates.com RSS Feed to receive updates as soon as they're made!

One day it might be a 6285 Black Seas Barracuda on offer...

Don't know how to use RSS?

We're glad to help!  Visit our Learn the Wonders of RSS page where you'll find step by step tutorials for subscribing to RSS Feeds using the most popular RSS Readers.

Pirate Building Event at the Orlando LEGO Store

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008
Official Postcard for the LEGO Master Builder at the Orland LEGO store

Official Postcard for the Pirate Building Event

Join in an incredible LEGO event and help LEGO Master Builder Dan Steininger construct an 8-foot LEGO Pirate Minifigure for the first time ever! This event is free and fun for the whole family! Everyone who helps build will get a free Certificate of Achievement* and great special offers at the USA’s biggest LEGO Store! Don’t miss this special event, and don’t forget your camera!

*While supplies last. One free mask per person.

Visit the official LEGO website for the source of this information or sail into the LEGO Pirates forum to discuss this exciting opportunity!

Who wants some FREE LEGO?

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Yes, that's right, some FREE LEGO!

Those who took the initiatve to subscribe to the RSS Feed will be informed of this super easy contest the moment it appears on the frontpage.

On offer is the rare 1723: Castle / Pirates Value Pack in preloved condition.  It was only released in Northern America and contains both 1795 Imperial Cannon and 1794 Dragon Master Chariot.

1795 Imperial Cannon

1795 Imperial Cannon

1794 Dragon Master Chariot

1794 Dragon Master Chariot

So how do you win 1723: Castle / Pirates Value Pack?  Rush to this thread in LEGO Pirate Forum and write a paragraph explaining why you deserve to win this set.

You'll also need to quote the magic word which is the type of fish pictured below...

No, swordfish is not an acceptable answer!

No, "swordfish" is not an acceptable answer!

The Wonders of RSS

Monday, October 27th, 2008

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication and its purpose is to easily and instantly distribute information across the Internet.

Readers can subsribe to RSS Feeds and have information sent straight to their Web Browser or News Reader the moment it is published on the Internet.

For example:  Everytime the Classic-Pirates.com frontpage gets updated a headline is sent to the Web Browser or News Reader of everybody who is subscribed to the Classic-Pirates.com News Feed.  They're instantly told something new has been added so all they need do is click upon the headline to go to the latest information.   How great is that?

Don't know how to use RSS?

No problem!  We've prepared some helpful tutorials to get you started.  Learn how to Subscribe to RSS using:

Problems?  Questions?

Never fear!  We're here to help!  Discuss the Classic-Pirates.com News Feed in the LEGO Pirates Forum.  Let us know if you're having trouble or using a program we haven't got a tutorial for.

Barracks by Kris Kelvin

Monday, October 20th, 2008
Barracks of the I Handgunners Hochland Regiment

Barracks of the I Handgunners Hochland Regiment

Kris Kelvin has packed in incredible detail - but it's the brick and woodwork that really turn the heads.

Eyes left - to the Pirate Forum!



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