Review: LEGO Atlantis 8072 Sea Jet

This is going to be very similar to the LEGO Atlantis 8073 Manta Warrior Review I posted last night, given the price point of under $4.00 and with it being an impulse set and all.

There is one big difference between the two – the 8073 is focused on Manta Warrior and his rubbery head with a small amount of scenery. This set on the other hand is focused equally on the human diver and the “Sea Jet” which was an easy to build underwater scooter of sorts. Given the ease and standard parts used in building the Sea Jet, it would be quite easy and cheap to outfit all of your human divers using BrickLink. The “wings” move up and down, as do the handlebars and grip/claw at the front.

Again, it’s what you see is what you get – there is nothing fancy about the jet or the human diver. I wouldn’t have minded seeing this combined with the Manta Warrior for a $6 set, or perhaps as part of a “Battle Pack” similar to what you see with the Star Wars lines where you get 4-5 human divers and some sea jets for around $10 – $12.

By the Numbers:
Set: Atlantis 8072 Sea Jet
Year of Release: 2010 (released at end of 2009)
Type: Impulse / Minifig/Vehicle Set from the Atlantis theme
# of Pieces: 23
# of Extra pieces: 4 (see photo below)
# of Minifigs and what kind: 1 – Human Diver
Stickers? No
Price: $3.49 at retailers, official online LEGO Shop, plus Amazon.com (price may vary)
Ages: 5-12
Time to Complete: Less than 10 minutes

Click the photos below for larger images at flickr (full 8072 Sea Jet set at flickr)

2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet
(note: The minifig in the middle is from the 8073 Atlantis Manta Warrrior)

Box Art:
2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

Parts and Pieces:
2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

Extra Parts:
2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

Completed:
2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet

2010 LEGO Atlantis 8072 - Sea Jet


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