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42089-1

Power Boat

Power Boat is LEGO set 42089-1. It has a score of 81. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 1 reviews, based on 4 scored reviews and 7 reviews total. It is ranked in the bottom 49.26% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2019, and it is categorised in Technic.

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42089-1 Power Boat

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

amazon.com 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

LEGO 4.67 / 5 → 93 / 100

Eurobricks 7 / 10 → 70 / 100

Sariel's LEGO Workshop 3 / 5 → 60 / 100

Unscored reviews

Brick Fanatics

HispaBrick Magazine

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Recommendations

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Compared to other 2019 sets

Rating

Average score for 2019 is 86.2. This set has 81, which is worse.

Price per part (PPP)

Average PPP for 2019 is 0.23. PPP for this set is 0.09, which is better.

Set information

Set ID: 42089-1
Name: Power Boat
Parts: 174
Retail price (USD): 14.99
Price Per Part (USD): 0.09

2019 Technic

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amazon.com

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Recommendation: yes good 5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Nephew loved it A+++

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 2 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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LEGO

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Recommendation: meh average 4.67 / 5 from 3 reviews

With a piston, moving propeller and an awesome wind shield, it is suprising that it is under 15 pounds. Every time I look at the awesome shaping, I am stunned. I would have like a rudder, but I forgive lego at the sight of price. Great

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 3 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Eurobricks

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Recommendation: no bad 7 / 10 by Jim

While I love the looks on this baby, I feel that this set could have easily implemented some form of front wheel steering. I mean, rotating the front wheel would have been sufficient. Adding a second function to this set would have turned this straightforward set into something more special. Now it's okay-ish.

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Sariel's LEGO Workshop

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Recommendation: no average 3 / 5 by Paweł Kmieć

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Brick Fanatics

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Recommendation: no by Dimitri

This is a strange set. A building experience that is pleasurable coupled with a dynamic colour scheme should equate to a set that is an exciting thing to own. Yet the finished model is something of a let down and those exposed wheels just look a tad ridiculous. This is by far the weakest set of this current wave.

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HispaBrick Magazine

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Recommendation: meh by Jetro de Château

All in all, this small set is a fun to build and play with. The set also has a great selection of panels that you can reuse in MOCs.

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Brickset News

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Recommendation: meh by Huw

I do like the shape of the craft: the curved and wing panels have been put to good use, but really don't like the black. I can only guess it's black because it's cheap and parts in the colour are plentiful. There's nothing fundamentally wrong with it but compared to other Technic sets of this size it's unexciting. I suspect it will be an easy pass for most Technic fans.

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