LEGO® Creator Expert 10268 Vestas Wind Turbine is the latest set to get re-issued by The LEGO Group. How does this monster measure up? We tasked brainy builder Gary Davis with finding out... and managing to fit it all into one photograph.
I liked the 10268 Vestas Wind Turbine set form the moment I first saw it for real. The completed model has great presence. With one of its blades pointing straight up, it's nearly a metre tall, and what's more, it moves! Unusually for a Creator Expert set, the Vestas Wind Turbine includes Power Functions lights and a motor to get those blades whizzing round. (The model isn't quite as environmentally friendly as the real thing.)
This is a re-issue of the almost identical set (4999) from ten years ago. That was a Limited Edition set only available to Vestas employees, but now it's available to us all. There are some minor changes between the two sets, for example the Vestas branding has been updated and, reportedly, the mounting of the tower is now more stable.
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