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Fake Lego Building Blocks Cameras Film & Digital Slr Build & Review

ByKevin Simon

Jul 1, 2024

Recently I have been buying the knock off / fake lego sets, it first started when I was on Temu and buying some items for the first time, within that order I brought a Lamborghini technic type set you can see the review and full build video HERE Because I was happy with the quality of that and I’m into my photography I brought some little building blocks cameras, this time from Aliexpress.

I brought a small digital Slr camera type and also a film camera that is expanded out with the components, like cogs, gears etc showing. These didn’t cost that much at all. Like temu aliexpress ships direct from China so buying these you do have to wait a week or so for delivery. Watch the full build timelapse video above, also make sure you give the video a like and suscribe to my channel for more Lego type videos.

The film camera Lego type set did come in a nice box, though the other one did just come with the numbered bags in a zipped lock bag. To me it doesn’t matter that there is no box and really the knock off sets are not going to hold any resale value etc like lego sets do, and at the end of the day the box just gets stored away.

The one thing with these sets they are not full size bricks they are about 3/4 the size of lego, now this was my fault for not realizing as does state in the description. But really for what I want these for which is display this doesn’t matter that they would be a bit smaller than if normal Lego compatible size. Though the problem for me building with smaller bricks is they are a bit fiddly and due to having health problems Inc arthritis in my hands made it even worse.

I first did the slr type camera, there are 405 peices, the build is a solid construction with nice shaped sides. There are a few printed bricks , but you do also have transfer stickers, Inc one for the rear screen. The lens is nicely made using a tyre rim and a rubber tyre. The top has a selection of gears, the one problem is these parts don’t fit that well and two of the gears can easy fall off. The whole build took me just under 1.5hrs.

Next onto the film camera which has 1027 pieces, the build starts off well making up the base, then you start building up the sides and back, these parts so far are ok, but then the build does get really fiddly as there are more cogs and they are awkward to fit sometimes, the lens part overall looks good. The build for this took me just under 4hrs. once done it looks nice , just be prepare to get annoyed with all the small cogs, rods etc that you have to sometimes align perfectly. even after it is built I have problems with the lens part coming off as only held on by four points with just a stud each.

It sounds like I’m complain about the build quailty, well really I’m not is just getting it together, and once done for a display piece it is great, you can also open the back of the camera to insert the film, again this one does haves some nice stickers / decals.

Overall the builds are fine and for display they are great, you just have to be careful with the expanded film camera as is a bit delicate, but for the price you can’t complain and I’m happy with them. watch the full build video above as show more deatyisl about each model.

There are other building block cameras available in this range, which soon I will get though I have brought more of the technic type cars, I’ve now got another 6, so make sure you follow me on this blog or subscribe to my YouTube channel for updates.

By Kevin Simon

I run this blog & also self employed cleaning out fish ponds, but due to spinal problems not able to do as much, now started a youtube channel showing my converted Peugeot Partner micro camper also as interest in photography so now vlog about the trips and of course Lego figures out in the wild photos.

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