You have to get this right first time or you’ll have to disassemble it later and start again. Because of this, younger builders may find this hard to put together.
January 2009 ..it fell apart a lot when my 7 year old son played with it. Never mind, we’ve glued the bits as they fall off!
Lego do send you replacement parts for free but there was so much missing that this was very time consuming and took me hours of cross referencing long part numbers – then only half of the ordered pieces turned up!