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    LEGO Lone Ranger Sets: An Investment "Block"buster?


    With the recent disappointment of Pirates of the Caribbean and Price of Persia LEGO themes, are we looking at another flop theme when seeing the Lone Ranger? Not to say that the POTC sets weren't well designed and put together, but the overall popularity of the fourth movie didn't have the same appeal as say the first movie. The Lone Ranger is out in theaters and with that we have seen the LEGO Lone Ranger sets out on the shelves. I personally have put together three of these sets and I am very impressed by them. In 2002, LEGO had a theme out called "Western" and it has done very well in the secondary market and overall seemed to be a very popular theme. So why hasn't The Lego Group introduced more Westernized themes? That's a great question and I'm sure someone at the wonderful Lego Group has an answer but it's definitely a riddle for me. What we do have though is The Lone Ranger.

    Let's take a look at the available Lone Ranger LEGO sets:

    I didn't grow up watching The Lone Ranger and I have no idea regarding anything of the show. I've never read any of the books, seen the television show or played with any of the toys. I absolutely know nothing of the character. What I do know is that the six LEGO sets released a couple of months ago are brilliant. It's the closet "Western" theme since 2002 and I personally believe it's going to have a lot of potential. But what kind of potential can we see from this? If the movie flops at the box office we may not see much movement in the sets after retirement. At least that is what we have come to know with the recent movie related sets that haven't done well. One thing that stands out about The Lone Ranger sets though is the look and feel of them. LEGO has put out plenty of Pirate related merchandise. Prince of Persia was just lame(sorry) and Indiana Jones actually did quite well in the secondary market because the sets were well designed, very interesting and had some value to them. Like Dr. Jones, I feel Tonto and the Lone Ranger are going to have some value to them as well.

    I'm going to break down each and every one of these sets from the smallest to the largest and share my opinion why these are going to be some sleeper sets. Every investor is going to want to have their hands on these sets after retirement. At least that is what I'm telling myself! So, before you come take a journey with me I just want to reiterate that when making an investment choice please, please, please do your own research! Don't take the word of others, especially people like myself whom you have never met before. I'm no expert, I'll be the first to say it. I'm not a Lego investor veteran either. What I do know how to do is read numbers and see patterns and that is what I have done with every single Lego investment I have made. And folks, so far it's turning out pretty well! So sit back, put your bandana on and come take a ride with me through the wicked wild wild west!

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    The first set we are going to dive into is the 79106 Cavalry Builder Set. This is one of my favorites of the theme and the first one that I bought. It is also the set that has built me over fifty eBay feedback in the last two weeks just by buying the set, breaking it down and selling it individually. First though let us take a look at what's included.

    • Four Mini-Figures
      • The Lone Ranger
      • Three Cavalry Men
    • A White Horse(Silver)
    • A Cannon(Works very well too!)
    • A camp fire with a pot and pan
    • A small fort wall with a flag
    • A half dozen of weapons.

    This little $13.00 set really packs a punch here! I typically sell The Lone Ranger figure for about 3 bucks plus shipping. The Cavalry Figures get me about 9 bucks plus shipping. Silver has constantly been selling for around $2.00-$2.50 and the Cannon yields $2.00. The camp fire I sold for 25 cents plus shipping, the weapons were included with the figures and the small fort wall's I haven't been able to move yet. So about $16.25 (before fees) plus I charge a flat rate of $2.98 for shipping. It costs $1.69 to ship each item and the rest helps cover the bubble mailer and time spent. The profit is very small, in-fact there really isn't much. But, I'm getting positive feedback for free! Some buyers will take a loss to earn feedback for small items, and that's not a good business practice. Don't buy your feedback, earn it and if you want to be a LEGO businessman you need to have LEGO sales!

    So, we can see that this set has some good value in it even though it has an extremely high price per piece ratio. But what of the potential growth in the set? Out of this entire theme, three sets really catch my eye and those three are the ones I feel will do the best. This set, stagecoach and the train. This little pack is similar to the Star Wars battle packs. I have a feeling a year after retirement this set is going to easily double in value and hopefully continue to increase to around $26-$28 at it's peak.

    The Cavalry men alone can be used to create one hell of a scene later down the road when people realize that they can start building one. Collectors are going to wish they had purchased these retail but they will be left to the secondary market. As an investor, you're going to be the one that wants to be there for them in their time of need.

    Overall, I rate this set a big 10! It's the first set I have given a ten too! It has so much potential, it's already yielding profits now, eventually it will catch a discount and that will leave you with no more excuses to pick this up! When the time comes, my man-closet will be holding a small stock pile of these for sure!

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    The second set up is 79107 The Comanche Camp. I have actually participated in building this set but we do not own it. I will say right off the bat that the tent doesn't securely stay down that well, at least it didn't for us. Here is what is included with this nifty set though:

    • Three Mini-Figures
      • Tonto(Really cool head piece with the bird on top)
      • The Lone Ranger
      • Red Knee(Another very unique head piece)
    • Tent
    • Campfire with fish
    • Few Weapons
    • A Canoe and Row

    This is another set that has the potential to be broken down and re-sold. Quite a few of these pieces are already selling on eBay and yielding some fine results. By the looks of it a couple bucks profit could be made and potentially 7 feedback opportunities. It's worth it to add free shipping and 1 day handling time In order to get the 20% off discount. This will save you quite a bit of money down the line when you want to off-load that pallet of $100.00 Helms Deep sets you just stocked up on. So keep that in mind!

    The set is pretty neat and definitely fits the age group. The Indian theme is really cool and have a couple of tents in your collection would be nice so as a collector I could see why someone would want to own this set. To me, this set is priced a little high, not to say $20.00 is high but I feel like we all will have the chance to grab this in the $15-$17.00 range soon enough. So be patient! Patience is the key with all Lego investments, remember that!

    As far as overall growth of this set I don't see it doing as well as some of the others, but I do see it performing well enough to invest in. When the price drops, grab a handful of these and sit on them until the appropriate time. I'll grab at least ten and won't feel bad doing so!

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    Next up we have 78108 Stagecoach Escape. This set is very cool and it was also the one that I personally wanted to get the most out of the theme. It's the first time I have seen a Lego stagecoach and it's very cool once built too! I think the fact that the is the only (could be an older stagecoach from the western theme) recent Stagecoach set out that it will hold value just on that. It's built well and holds together, I thought the wheels would come off easily; however, it's the exact opposite. I can barely get the wheels off! Included in this set:

    • Five Mini-Figures
      • Lone Ranger(which can be found in 3 other sets)
      • Tonto(which can also be found in 3 other sets)
      • Red Harrington(A unique figure to this set! Very cool design with one white leg and one red)
      • Jesus(A unique figure to this set! Has a brown cowboy hat and red bandana)
      • Barrett(A unique figure to this set as well! Has a cool chest piece)
    • Two Black Horses
    • Some accessories, including a letter and a wheel handle to turn the chest open and a silver bar

    Overall, this set has a lot of potential. With three unique figures, a really well built stagecoach and the perfect addition to the The Lone Ranger Theme I think we will see some good profits here. When it comes to thinking of a westernized world the first few things that come to mind are cowboys, Indians, horses and stagecoaches. This is an iconic piece and will help drive prices up. Who wouldn't want a stagecoach in their collection?

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    79109 Colby City Showdown is next on our list. I haven't seen this set built in person yet so all of my evaluations are from the help of Google. Included in this set we get two buildings a small wagon and five mini-figures. The two buildings are a Bank and a Sheriff's station. Overall the buildings are very cool and would be a excellent addition to any Lego city constructed. On top of the Sheriff's building the wall folds down and a cannon can shoot off little pieces. I love these cannons, they are a lot of fun. The bank isn't quite as detailed on the outside as the Sheriff's station but there is a lot to offer from the inside. A small vault with Lego money bricks is a nice touch. Inside the Sheriff's station we get a small cell that opens and closes. Here's whats included in this 587 piece set:

    • 5 Mini-figures
      • The Lone Ranger(which is available in the four sets)
      • Tonto(whom is available in three sets)
      • Dan Reid(which is a unique figure included only In this set)
      • Frank(another unique figure that's included only in this set)
      • Ray(yet another unique figure included in this set...whom happens to wear a cool bowler hat)
    • Some of the accessories include: a brown box, cannon, ladder, green money bricks, dynamite,barrel, a small key, a plump brown sack, handcuffs, a small bush and a bottle.

    This set definitely offers quite a bit of little things that really help make it a nice set overall. I don't personally own this set but I think beyond the three that I do own this will be my fourth. Also, I think this has quite a bit of potential for future growth. Buildings usually do very well and especially when the set includes multiple buildings. This set In particular includes two pretty cool looking designs that have some function and overall curb appeal to them! Add in the three mini-figures and you are looking at a real winner here!

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    Next up on our list is 79110 Silver Mine Shootout. With 644 pieces this little set is a decent size. I recently saw it put together at my local Lego Store. Retails for $69.99 which makes it about 10 cents a piece. Not too shabby. From what I could tell the overall look of this was pretty neat. The tan, brown and grey blocks really help construct the mine. The rail in the middle is pretty cool and the water entrance on the left hand side was a very nice touch! Here's what's included:

    • Five Mini-figures
      • Chief Big Bear(A unique figure to this set, looks really neat. Absolutely love the headpiece with the hair coming down in the front.)
      • Butch Cavendish(Awesome looking mini-figure that is unique to this set. Slick black hat with a neat design of a suit on the mid section and legs. Has long hair as well.)
      • Kyle(Also appears only in this set, has a red bandana attached and a brown hat.)
      • The Lone Ranger(In a new outfit. He is wearing his Mine Outfit which makes it unique as well!)
      • Tonto(Also in a new outfit, the mine one. Unique as well)
    • Accessories included are: longhorn skull, a "Keep out" sign, small barrel, window shutters, a piece that resembles water falling, a ladder, a dozen weapons and a neat pulley system

    As previously explained this little mine is a pretty good size, much bigger than I had imagined when I first saw pictures of it. There is a lot to do and a lot going on at the same time. I feel that this was a really good design on Lego's part. This could easily be complimented with some of the other sets especially the Colby City Showdown. With five unique mini-figures the worth of this set could really grow into something worthwhile. My advice is keep a close eye on this one and if it dips below 30% try and scoop up as many as possible. If this scene becomes a crucial part of the movie it may change the overall value of the set as well.

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    The last set we will be looking at is one of the more important ones. The set I feel will likely have the most potential and the best growth. That is 79111 Constitution Train Chase. This set provides us with one awesome looking train and a good amount of track to let it ride on. We also get quite a few mini-figures and accessories. I feel its priced right because it's a train. The price per piece ratio is a little high compared to some of the other sets at 14 cents each. But if you aren't absolutely sure which Lone Ranger set to invest in, pick this one! Here's why:

    • 7 Mini Figures
      • The Lone Ranger(found in other sets)
      • Tonto(found in other sets)
      • Rebecca Reid(unique to this set)
      • Danny Reid (unique to this set)
      • Butch Cavendish(Has a different outfit making it unique)
      • Latham Cole(Unique to this set)
      • Captain Fuller(Unique to this set)
    • 16 Curved Tracks
    • 4 Straight Track
    • One hell of a train
    • A Gatling Gun!
    • Horse, Barrel, a handful of accessories and weapons. Do yourself a favor and pick this up!

    This is probably the first Gatling Lego gun I have seen! That alone may drive some extra worth into this. Some of the other weapons include a rifle, sword, slingshot and revolvers. There are lots of little pieces that really help make this set what it is. The locomotive though is very authentic looking, very detailed and can easily be displayed. I absolutely love it and we purchased this to own. I don't foresee this dropping in price much unless you can catch it on some kind of sale. My advice is you can't go wrong with this piece. Pick up a dozen, hell two dozen and you will double your money back easily. Trains never fail in the Lego world, people love Lego trains plain and simple. Do some research and deep dive into the locomotive sets and you will find this out yourself. What makes this train so unique is the age that it represents. It's very much detailed and presentable, I have had many of my friends ask me about it. We currently have it displayed in my office. Don't waste anytime, pick this up now!

    So, we have taken a close look at each and every set in The Lone Ranger minus the small polybags which haven't been discussed. The overall consensus that I have found is that this theme has some true potential. The movie really needs to succeed though and help win the audience and children over to go buy these sets. Some of the sets will sell regardless like the Locomotive one and the Cavalry Builder set. But others will truly rely on the movie for their sales. I'm not sure how the film will do and I'm not convinced of the idea yet but I will say The Lego Group has produced six wonderful sets that are all very detailed and very well put together. Whoever thought these up were geniuses. My kid loves them, I love them, and everyone overall loves them. While the theme may be a hit or miss the sets included are golden. They can hold up on their own and that alone show profits in my eyes. Give it some time, see how the audience rates the movie and then start planning out your investment strategy. My advice, grab a lot of the train chases and Cavalry Builder sets and a handful of the Stagecoaches and you won't go wrong.

    I hope you enjoyed our little trip through the Lone Ranger theme taking us back to the Wild Wild West. I also hope that what I have provided above will help you make the right decision when the time comes. What we have here is a very unique theme with a lot of "first timer" sets and pieces. There are some iconic pieces that will really be wanted later on in life, especially that Stagecoach. Not to mention, every army needs some cannons and you can never have too many Gatling Guns! Hi Ho Silver-O I hope you enjoyed the show!



     

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    "ED"itor's Notes:  I thought this article would work well in tandem with Strylr's article about the older Western sets.  As with Mike, I am not a huge Cowboy and Indian fan, but I agree with his analysis of The Lone Ranger sets.  There are some quality sets among the six, especially the 79111 Constitution Train Chase.  What I like about the theme is that it has a small amount of quality sets that I can collect easily.  There are not 30 different sets that I feel obligated to buy because of my anal and obsessive compulsive nature.  This seems to be a quick strike theme and will not be around long, maybe increasing the value of the sets...unless there is a Lone Ranger II and III, and IV...and so on.  But the results on this movie are mixed so far, so a sequel(s) could be in question. 

     

    I think the sets would make for a wonderful display, with all six fitting neatly within the confines of the railroad tracks of the 79111.  All in all, the Lone Ranger sets are a quality bunch and I will definitely add them to my Brickfolio...

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    I think the biggest winner will be the teepee.  That is the only one that I can imagine people buying multiples of to make their indian village.  That's my two cents with my very limited experience.

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    Interesting article. I really don't know what to think of this theme, Westerns have been on steady decline ever since the golden days of Duke and Clint. Upon your advice I may pick up a set or too for investment. Thanks!

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    Great article! I really love this theme and I already bought all but one of the sets for my own collection. Iappreciate your insights on the investing side. I'll pick some up for investment too when I see them on sale.

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    Nice article Mike.  I like the theme personally and have just bought the train chase to build and motorise and it's the first train I've had as well, it looks great.  As an investment I'm a little cautious on it as we just don't have a solid demand picture for it yet, but I'm hopeful it will do well and will be buying a small amount of sets in the theme at first.

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    Thanks for the article, but man, I sort of feel sorry for Lego right now. Lone Ranger is looking to be a stinker and big money loser for Disney what with the dismal ticket sales, 25% rating on rotten tomatoes, etc... and that doesn't help Lego. Sorry to say, but I see these sets languishing on shelves and being put on massive discounts, sooner rather than later. That's great if you like western themes or trains, but I just don't think those subgroups are enough to save this theme financially. Three words come to my mind... Prince Of Persia

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    Oops, I accidentally rated the article a 2, meant to give it a 4 (you did a great job!). Can someone even me out, thanks.

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    Thank you. For some reason I don't like the train as much as some of the others, I'll probably just invest in a stagecoach.

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    *tap tap*... is this thing on?.... Okay, here goes ..*ahem*

    Firstly, anyone who thinks this line is due to be a no-go investment, or a flop, has to ask themselves why in the long term, that would happen.  Have you seen the quality of the build on these things?  Not to mention, most of them are actually fantastic recreations of an actual thing.  What I mean by this is... all Star Wars sets are only recognizable to star wars fans, so hence, if it flops in the star wars fans market, it aint gonna do well anywhere.  Likewise for spongebob, harry potter, etc etc etc.  But this line, the lone ranger, I never watched the Lone Ranger....okay.... maybe a few episodes I watched as a kid, okay okay.... maybe about 10, but the fact is, who cares if it is the Lone Ranger or not, it is a western theme, and the best they have ever done!

    The stagecoach in my opinion is the best, then the train, the teepee and the battle pack.  The other 2 sets are kind of lame, half a**ed attempts at a build.  They are okay, there is nothing fundamentally wrong with them, but if you were going to build a western theme irrrespective of the lone ranger - and there are 1000's of people that do - these are the 4 sets you would buy multiples of.  That train, is like the Emerald Night on anabolic steroids, so alone, that set has massive appeal.  The silver mine and the buildings are not something you would "need" for your western theme, and if you were a MOCer you would be able to do a better attempt anyway.  Having said that, my 5 year old son says he wants me to purchase the 79109 buildings set.  I just couldn't do it.  As a MOCer I told him I would create something for him myself that would be better than this, and he knows what that means, (we are a proud family of MOCers with a long blood line) thus he was very happy for me to buy the other 4.

    I am first off, a parent, then a MOCer, then an investor, which means I would buy all 4 of these sets for their universal appeal and instant recognizability for what they are to anyone.  Generally, I am of the belief as an investor, to invest in lego sets that in 10 years time, when a licensed theme is no longer hot, then if the set you have purchased is like a model that is only recognizable because of the movie, then you are taking a big chance.  Star Wars Episode 1,2,3 may be proof of this, as sets that a wide audience think 'meh', may suffer the same fate.  But a stagecoach, a teepee, a train, etc are all parts of history that will always be seen and loved by every human being.  Similiarly, well done buildings, cars, planes etc etc.  This is the investment strategy I take, and it works flawlessly, just as long as you invest in the very well designed models, that are realistic versions of everyday items, you can't go wrong.... well, theoretically let us hope so.

    I do invest in Star Wars the original trilogy, for the fact that it is like an unwritten law to men that it was the coolest trilogy ever, so that is a no brainer.  The teenage mutant ninja turtles theme is something I struggle with for example.  The turtles are simply adorable, and my son has forced me to buy strategically, so we could get all 4 turtles the cheapest way possible and still have fun with the sets, but at the end of the day, they are horrible construcion designs, and taken away from the theme, may be dangerous if there isn't enough lovers of the little green turtle figures.  Unfortunately for the series, it was a crazy adaption of vehicles and so forth, but what I am saying is, if Lego had released a TMNT set with a spectacular car chase that had a very realistic car and road scene, then you would get other genre interested buyers looking, including myself, but I just couldn't bring myself to buy something that my son after a few days thinks is lame except for the turtles themselves.

    But same logic applies, you have always got to invest in something that taken away from it's theme, how does it look as a stand alone set.  And this Lone Ranger, if the movie is a flop, who cares, I may not even see the movie (again, a lie), but for a Western theme, which was like a massive chunk of our history, who wouldn't want these.  The stagecoach is by far, one of the best released sets I have seen in the last decade.  Pirates of the Carribean was the same, I snapped up multiple ships, a few other sets for my love of the series, and .... that was about it.  Most of the other sets were not great adaptions of anything, apart from the large set with the 2 mermaids, I still didn't purchase it, but was very tempted.

    In summary, I would strongly recommend these 4 Lone Ranger sets, because you only have to look at our history, to tell you those sets have a nostalgic future.

    Cowabunga... how awesome was that sentence to finish on.   And... spent.

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    While I'm not interested in the Lone Ranger theme or movie, I may still get some of the sets just for their intrinsic playability value to me. I like the train and stage coach. Trains have a reach beyond Lego and the movie. This set will likely do well. As for the stage coach, it looks to be well designed. As a theme, though, how well will it do outside the US? There are cowboys in Alberta, but the rest of Canada isn't likely to be as enamored. Mexico? Europe? Anywhere else in the world? I don't see the theme or the movie getting much traction. Hope Lego didn't go overboard and produce tons of the Lone Ranger sets.

     

    Well written evaluation!

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    Really interesting article mikeur86 :) i saw these in my local toys r us store today for the first time, and was very curious to see if they would be a worthwhile investment, especially as the movie has gotten some terrible reviews....(no idea if that will make any difference) but your review with full breakdowns of each set, has really got me excited about grabbing some of these once the prices have gone down a little, especially as the prices you have quoted in dollars, translate directly into POUNDS for uk customers, which is shocking!

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    Nice writeup!

     

    After the disappointing performance at the theaters, it appears the film will be a major bomb.  That probably doesn't bode well for the toys.  I'm less optimistic now then I was a few weeks ago, and subsequently will not be investing heavily in this line.  I'd need to see evidence of huge sales volume at retail, major adult collector interest, or something else to make me reevaluate my position.

     

    I may buy a few of the Constitution Train Chase sets, since they look great and there's just so much history behind Lego train sets doing well.  The rest is too risky for my blood.  Too many other lines to invest in to risk capital on toys licensed to box office bust.

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    I think the sets in this theme have some appeal in its own right, but the movie not doing well will definitely hurt their growth potential somewhat. Prince of Persia sets weren't that bad either but look were they are now.

     

    The best performing sets I would expect to be: the Constitution Train, Stagecoach Escape (I like the Red Harrington figure) although at € 55 (=$70) it is highly overpriced in Europe. I would only pick this up at strong discounts. And the Cavalry builder set would appeal to army builders or people who want some extra cannon for their pirate ships.

     

    What I don't like about this theme is something POTC also suffered from: that you get some of the same minifigures over and over. Who would want 5 Lone Rangers or Tonto's?

     

    My least popular set is the Comanche Camp. The teepee looks too plastic (they should have used cloth) and apart from some rocks you only get the one minifigure that you wouldn't already have from other sets.

     

    Colby City is OK and I own a set for my own collection but the somewhat similar London Escape set in POTC isn't doing well so far so I don't concider the best choice for investment. Same goes for the Silver Mine. The set is allright, there's just nothing that really makes me think: boy I need to get me this set.

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    I think the sets in this theme have some appeal in its own right, but the movie not doing well will definitely hurt their growth potential somewhat. Prince of Persia sets weren't that bad either but look were they are now.

    The best performing sets I would expect to be: the Constitution Train, Stagecoach Escape (I like the Red Harrington figure) although at € 55 (=$70) it is highly overpriced in Europe. I would only pick this up at strong discounts. And the Cavalry builder set would appeal to army builders or people who want some extra cannon for their pirate ships.

    What I don't like about this theme is something POTC also suffered from: that you get some of the same minifigures over and over. Who would want 5 Lone Rangers or Tonto's?

    My least popular set is the Comanche Camp. The teepee looks too plastic (they should have used cloth) and apart from some rocks you only get the one minifigure that you wouldn't already have from other sets.

    Colby City is OK and I own a set for my own collection but the somewhat similar London Escape set in POTC isn't doing well so far so I don't concider the best choice for investment. Same goes for the Silver Mine. The set is allright, there's just nothing that really makes me think: boy I need to get me this set.

    I would have to agree with you on these points. The repetition of the two main characters in every single set makes each feel a lot less unique like what you just brought up about Commanche Camp. The Chief is the only new and exclusive minifigure for that set but that is it. If it had two natives instead of the obligatory Lone Ranger and Tonto, it would easily be more of a 'must have' instead of a 'eh'.

    In a way, this is one of those themes where you could just buy one set and be content. You get the main heroes, some other guys and parts, and you're done. I really do not feel compelled to collect all of these which is sad considering it is the great wild west in Lego and I enjoyed the original Western theme as a child. The Train and Stagecoach feel like the only 'safe' bets here but each of these sets is kind of like a lineup where you pick out your favorite and walk away, and everyone has their own favorite.

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    I like the train, that's about it.  I don't think kids care about western toys anymore and these sets will go the way of Prince of Persia.  I hope to pick up a train at that point.

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    First post!

     

    My view: probably go long on these sets.  The movie was panned, but that's not to say it doesn't become some sort of 'cheese' classic years later (haven't seen it, but critics do not a movie make).  As an investment, for collectibles my evolving philosophy is like a TV news editor: first, last, best, worst.  I'll leave out blood because it has a short shelf life.  The Lone Ranger movie fits the 'worst' category even if the Lego sets are 'best.'  But, if I invest, I think I'll need to wait for a resurgence in Lone Ranger popularity to get a decent return.  That resurgence may be of the 'so bad it's good' type that seems to entice collectors.  

     

    Ta-da!  First post.

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    With this information, I've started to invest a little bit in TLR theme. I've parted out three of the 79106 - Cavalry Builder Set and they seem to be doing well at this time. I also just bought 79110 - Silver Mine Shootout for [possible] investment. Think I'll hold off for a little while to see how the sets continue through 2014. Thanks for the research and reviews!

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    I think a lot of the sets are attractive from a design standpoint and I bought some for myself and one train for selling later for this reason. But I don't see much potential for this from an investing standpoint. The movie generated no excitement among the next generation, and those who are old enough to remember the original lone ranger are a dwindling population. The demographics just aren't right for this... The article was entertaining but in investing it's important to be realistic and not always cheer on every set as being a winner. Most of these will not be winners in my opinion.

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