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It is very hard to tell as the production and sales levels generally dictate the shelf life of a product. If you want a particular set, it is best to get it when you can afford it instead of waiting for it to retire and then paying more than RRP. If you find yourself in that position there are a couple of websites selling retired sets for way cheaper ...


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I believe the reason is purely commercial. Why would parents buy another box of bricks if there are pictures of so many things their kid can build with only one set? Nowadays there are no alternate models on back sides of boxes. Instead there are some teaser pictures of another sets, and a message "Collect them all!" Isn't it rather obvious? Anyone of ...


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I'm going to suggest that unless you're getting these sets at their retail price, don't bother getting any of these for a 5 year old. Instead, just get a current set, such as 31017 Sunset Speedster, which is still available at its regular price. Or check out the line of Speed Champions. My reasoning is that a small child does not care about the vintage of a ...


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The 4993 seems to be just a static display mode with no gears or functionality apart from the opening hood, doors and roof. The 5893 in contrast has working steering, suspension, winch, etc. These provide playing and learning possibilities. The 5671 has some odd colors and a working steering wheel, but nothing more than this. To sum it up, if I were you, ...



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