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Weekly Set Review: [Black Knight's Battering Ram]

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Postby Spongey » Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:29 pm

Not the best battering ram, but still a solid little set, with a fig and some nice accessories.
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Postby Ben the lego king » Mon Aug 13, 2007 12:40 am


I like this set nice mini fig :) :D and the batttering ram is cool. the part selection is nice. over all i give it a 11/10
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Postby jokkna » Mon Aug 13, 2007 6:26 pm

The minifig is nice but the battering ram...
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Postby MarioDAlessio » Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:20 am

Nice minifig torso, that minifig head was well used at that time;

Not the best of the black knights sets definitely 6057 Sea Serpent or 1491 Dual Defender were better army builder sets for me.

The ovoid shield with Blue Dragon Pattern is one of my all time favorites.

This sets only strength is the minifig and his accessories.
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Postby jasperlego » Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:26 am

Nice parts, especially the torso, I like that "iron-shallop-armor" of the black knights.
But the battering ram ain't look strong enough to destroy a heavy door! And the shield on this siegeweapon won't offer any soldier protection against arrows, stones, hot water and pitch. A battering ram needs a arrow-protecting shield with wet leather on it. It would also be clever if there was a meganism which provides the users the possibility to hit the door more than once hit each storm.
So I would give this set an :wink: 6/10

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Postby kelderic » Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:18 pm

For a battering ram, this would rate pretty low on my scale. However, it still has useful pieces for the price. A very good minifig, plus a tower shield makes the set worth buying, for me at least.

Overall: 6/10

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Postby Shoes » Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:18 am

Well I think Lego Just need A set or two to officialy make it a "lego line"
So its just (most likely) A filler.
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Postby shadowknight94 » Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:03 am

It's a pretty good set for the value, with $2 for 1 minifigure, as opposed to today's standards of about $5-$6 for 1 wanted minifigure. (i.e. the catapult, with 2 skeletons, and the crossbow attack with 1) It doesn't have a very good design for its period though.
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Postby Blue Monarch » Wed Oct 17, 2007 11:59 pm

I love the scale mail with black arms. They were my favorite troops. I know I have this set, but I don't remember it being so ugly and useless.
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Re: Weekly Set Review: [Black Knight's Battering Ram]

Postby J_MAN » Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:51 pm

A neat little set, I like the soldier and the set does come with some extra weapons but the battling ram is kind of a joke. The only thing the ram is good for is to hide behind. I give this set a 6/10.
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