Impressive mecha-building skills! LEGO enthusiast Jason Corlett built an enormous Striker Eureka Jaeger from Pacific Rim. Eighty-six hours, 5000 pieces and the result is a huge, 1m tall microfig-scale robot. It's a perfect replica, big enough to guard the house. Here are some more pics to put its size into perspective. Check out the builder's gallery for more.
5000-Piece Pacific Rim Jaeger Would Smash Any LEGO Town
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