✔Brand Name: LEPIN
✔ Item No: 16006
✔Compatible: LEGO 4184
✔Ages: 12 years and above
Biggest grief of this set, the sails with lots of creases. This was due to low quality cloth used in making the sail. Ironing and starching would remove the crease. Get your mum to help if you never did ironing before.
Because this set was the early work of Lepin, you could pretty much throw the minifigures away as the quality wasn’t that good. One solution is to get the Pogo brand Pirates minifigures.
About the build, quality of the basic bricks were of high quality. Though no number bags mean more time spend on sorting the parts.
The biggest grief is the misaligned mast. You may not notice from viewing from the side. However, viewing from top expose a serious problem. Due to the connector and axle hole aren’t in straight line. The mast would be twisted to one side.
Now you could see the problem clearly.
Lepin’s red axle pins are slightly longer. The solution is to cut the tip off a bit. Those new set released in 2017 had rectified the issue. However, many sets produced in 2016 which used lots of Technic parts encountered similar issues.
Let’s take a look at the Lepin16006 The Black Pearl.