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  1. Good day. Some time ago I made custom 5l wide tracks, this a slimmer version , being only at 3 studs wide . The concept is same , only done smaller . I also made a smaller driver gear . This was meant as an alterative to the weak small tracks TLG produces. I hope you will find this useful
  2. Most of you probably know me for building Batman themed builds, specifically Batmobiles but I do enjoy building other things as well. One of these things is Star Wars. Since I have always had a thing for tanks and since I liked Star Wars I figured that I had to try my hand at creating a minifigure scale version of the Imperial Assault Tank or as it is officially called the TX-225 GAVw "Occupier" combat assault tank from Rogue One. Several other people have already made some amazing creations of this vehicle but sadly all of them are too big. When you look very closely during the tank scenes on Jeddha you can actually see that the tank is pretty much the same height as the Stormtroopers walking besides it. An image in the Rogue One: Ultimate Visual Guide also confirms this plus in the same guide it is also stated that the tank is 1,82 metres in height, pretty close to what I would consider the height of an average Stormtrooper. Massive thanks to Inthert as his kyber krystal container actually served as a major influence for mine. Enough talk lets take a look at some images: While the drivers hatch can actually open it won't accurately recreate the look that the open hatch has in the movie so I opted to create a more accurate method in order to show the driver, basically involves swapping 2 or 3 parts. Lets take a look: As you can see I also opted to use some stickers for detailing on the back as the clean 2x4 pieces simply didn't fit in with overal look of the tank, looks pretty good to me. As stated I tried to model my tank to the movie and as a result it is pretty much as tall as a minifigure. Well, that was pretty much all. I certainly hope that you enjoyed my little tank. (how many of you can guess that reference ;)) If you did please don't hesitate to leave some feedback as it is always greatly appreciated. Thanks for watching, have a nice day :)
  3. Receiving transmission: "Commandant. We have recovered the secret data from the archive. The data was highly encrypted but after our best hacker decrypted it, we found out that it had highly sophisticated mech frame plans. We carried out the XTS-620 experimental mech frame to the test range and it pretty much passed all the test in record timing. This is one of the most destructive mech we have ever built. We call it "Twins". This "Twins" mech is piloted by two pilots working in perfect harmony with eachother. The left side is mounted with a highly destructive gauss ion cannon. It has enough power to pierce our experimental "Cocoon" armor. The weapon is still not fully tested so do not go over 70% power or you risk destroying the arm completely. On the left side, we have a high pressurized pyromite launcher that has 3 times the range of our standard pyromite launchers. Also for melee combat, the left arm is mounted with a large plasmite claw. There is enough power to crush a class 5 titan head like an egg. The legs are equipped with experimental dampening systems that allow the mech to jump down without any damage to the actuators. This mech requires highly trained pilots that can sync up in perfect harmony. We have sent you this experimental mech for a field test on real action. Be cautious." -Mech build lab
  4. Supporting the war effort : A new Tank design Deland Republic, One of the new Armament Factories around Edrin, the Capital, Map Grid D7 - Here it is ! What a beauty ! Claimed the Chief Engineer Applestewssen - Sure, it is a superb mechanic ! Affirmed the Chief-Sergeant operator "Cat" Terpillar. - It is my proud ! I redesigned entirely the turret to add more comfort and manoeuvreability. It is now the top notch Assault Tank we can have in The Deland Republic ! Concluded Applestewssen when the armored vehicle emerged from the hangar of the factory in a Roar. More pictures of the tank alone in the spoiler : Thank you for watching ! C&Cs are welcome !
  5. Upon receiving the 2016 Clone Turbo Tank I soon became curious of it's potential. I had seen rather negative reviews with the Tank as the subject matter, and soon became worried that I had made an unwise purchase. However, I happened upon BrickBros UK YouTube channel and soon thought of an idea. Perhaps I could turn this around. Using pieces from the Clone Turbo Tank I began work first on a Venator-Class Star Destroyer. Within a short period of time I became convinced that this particular vessel wouldn't work, so I decided to start over again and attempt a Pelta-Class Frigate due to the 2016 Rebel Combat Frigate being on my mind. Once finished and run out of plates I glared down upon my abomination and decided that I would rather see what Eurobricks may try. So here I leave you with a quandary. Imagine: The Galactic Republic ordered a shipment of cruisers from Kuat-Drive Yards to be delivered to Coruscant. Upon arrival it became apparent that there had been some sort of misunderstanding: the shipment contained only Turbo-Tanks! Instead of succumbing to dread, republic engineers decided to use the parts from the tanks to construct the cruisers they had ordered. Your Goal: (If you choose to accept it) Construct an alternate vessel using ONLY parts from the 2016 Clone Turbo Tank. This can either be done in LDD or reality. Upon completion upload an image (or more) to this topic. I suggest for the LDD creation that you use the following file: Clone Turbo Tank Sadly, due to my economic status there will be no prizes for a "winner." However, the best looking ship will most certainly join my fleet of Republic Vessels. The following vessels would be appreciated: + Consular-Class Cruiser + Pelta-Class Frigate + Aquarius-Class Light-Cruiser + Acclamator-Class Frigate + Venator-Class Star Destroyer I would share images of my failed attempt but I fear that its disturbing complexion my cause a disruption in your appetite or cause nausea. I thank you dearly for reading this long and rather odd post. I do hope that you attempt this challenge and post your own creation, whatever it may be! I wish you the best of luck, and may the alternate building begin!
  6. Receiving transmission: "Commandant. We have a solution to the invasion from the coast side. We would like you to try our latest weapon: the XT-G20. This combat walker is equipped with heavy lasers that will destroy the flying enemies with pinpoint accuracy. The lasers need a short time to ramp up but after charged, they can shoot down fliers from long distances. To keep swarming enemies on their toes, we added 8 long range missile pods to the shoulders that have flak tips. If however an enemy or two gets to land, we gave the XT-G20 arms that can punch or grasp into things. The XT-G20 is a heavy class mech with medium armor and it's only weakness is attacks from behind. It's however exceptional at long range anti air combat. Use your radar and locate the enemy fliers before they get too close. We have sent you 5 XT-G20's to help you in your next mission." -Mech build lab "Alright, let's see what this mech is made of. There is a large swarm headed our way." -Commandant
  7. Receiving transmission: "Commandant. We have designed a new weapon for your command. May we introduce to you, the SW-K10. We nicknamed him.. "The Sasquatch". This combat walker is equipped with corrosive pyromite flamethrowers that will melt the armor from the outside and cook everything in the inside. This pyromite chemical will stick to any surface and continue to burn up to 5 hours on it's own. For ranged combat, we added some explosive tip medium range missiles to help you get closer to the enemies. We do not recommend to get up close and personal but as a last case scenario, we added some plasmite claws that heat up and help you claw trough heavier armor like it's paper. The SW-K10 is a medium class mech with high armor so it's only weakness is the slow movement speed. But the armor should make you durable enough to withstand long ranged weaponry for a short duration. Use terrain as your advantage and get to medium or short range to wreak havoc to the enemies. We have sent you 10 SW-K10's to aid you in your next mission." -Mech build lab "Ten SW-K10's deployed. Let's turn up the heat and roast some aliens." -Commandant
  8. hello all tank builders!! if you are looking for a tank with modularity and style look no further. this tank has very easily found parts for helpfulness (almost all from 42039.), the only extra parts are pf and tank treads + sprockets. the motors are m (l motors do not fit) and v2 reciver is not needed, a buwizz or aa battery will work. modular. feel free to comment, video coming, and enjoy!!! Editor's note: this is being worked on side by side with my supercar.
  9. This is my Blacktron “Liberator” main battle tank (MBT). It was designed to be the backbone of the Blacktron land forces. It is a relatively small and fast attack vehicle with heavy armaments, capable of devastating hit-and-run attacks. At the moment it is just a prototype being field tested but as soon as this design enters full production Blacktron HQ expects to be able to take the initiative once again. Had a lot of fun playing with this MOC so far. I think it's a worthy addition to my small Blacktron army :)
  10. The Tank In an effort to modernize their army, the Plantasea forces develop a new enhanced armored command center vehicle... or at least they are trying to! [MOC] The Tank [GBW] by BoBKiD206, on Flickr [MOC] The Tank [GBW] by BoBKiD206, on Flickr [MOC] The Tank [GBW] by BoBKiD206, on Flickr Extra detail: The differential is a 100% working model. It only needs a power functions motor to make the tank run! [MOC] The Tank [GBW] by BoBKiD206, on Flickr
  11. I was hesitant to buy the Imperial Assault Hovertank for some time but I caved and finally did a week ago. Its a great little vehicle in the movie, I actually think it blends really well into the Imperial War machine. For thirty dollars USD its a great value, but this isnt a review. Even as good as the set is there is a lot of room for improvement. What stuck out to me most prevalently is the top hatch, whereas in the movie its just a little hatch in the set its the entire cockpit's roof that opens. I know Lego's version is the hover tank variant but I really want to squeeze in tracks. I also want to rework the cockpit to fit three figures and if at all possible make another hatch for the spotter to stick his head out. Last year there was a wonderful thread full of fantastic modifications to the AT-ST released this past fall. While the AT-ST is a far more known and beloved part of Star Wars then the GAVw "Occupier, I would love to open this thread up to any modifications the community has. If you've modified the Imperial Tank, please, feel free to post your pictures. Lets try and improve an already great set to the best it can be.
  12. This is my Blacktron “Liberator” main battle tank (MBT). It was designed to be the backbone of the Blacktron land forces. It is a relatively small and fast attack vehicle with heavy armaments, capable of devastating hit-and-run attacks. At the moment it is just a prototype being field tested but as soon as this design enters full production Blacktron HQ expects to be able to take the initiative once again. With it's completion I have finally realized a long term goal that I have had since I started making LEGO tanks, namely making a LEGO tank that has both the core functionality and the performance of an actual tank.
  13. (Apologies in advance for my terrible photography, I have limited space and only a phone camera ) Joining the forces was hardly an excuse for a holiday but with the promise of peace I gazed upon the great ocean in front of me. The reason for this particular excursion was to set up a patrol between the new coastal lookout posts which had been renovated recently, updated from their imperial days. New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr It may have been an excuse to get the boys out driving again after all, it was a spectacular view along that golden wall. New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr The squad was good company although the jeep driver seemed a little to common for my liking. New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr Inside, the captain was listening out for 'enemies' on our top-grade tech. I am positive all that static will drive him insane though he wouldn't be the only crazy one in the army. New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr Anybody in that filthy RoN thinking of a sneak attack on New Brickika would surely fail due to installations such as these! [Bonus; a wee look at the tank based off of the UK 'Warrior' tank] New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr New Brickika Coastal Lookout by Tom Gray, on Flickr (Please Judge)
  14. Hi all! I'm mostly a technic moc builder, and during the last few years, I didn't post about anything except technik, but now I'd like to present my mini tanks and self propelled guns. The theme is the first world war, except a few, there will be posted mocs only about real tanks. Prototypes, which were built in relality (but never seen combat), also can be found here. My concept: all tanks (no SP guns, because there was one-two prototypes only) are built in more or less microfig scale, my reference is the Tiger1 german tank, it's 6 studs wide, so 6 stud is 3,7 meter. So 1 meter is eqaul to 1,62 studs. The width is determinative, the smallest tanks are 3 studs wide, the small ones are 3-4, the mediums are 4-5. The heavy and super heavy tanks have 6 or 7+ width. All mocs in this topic are built only digital so far, but I'm planning to make them in reality, too, as my financial status and time allows. All tanks were made in LDD, and rendered with Pov-ray. I will update this topic frequently, as a new tank is done. Sooner or later I'll post also real pictures beside renders. Some tanks requires special stickers and thchniques (like covering a part to be in the requested color, or connect the tracks with strings), I will write that in these cases. I tried to use only real colored parts (except few cases, where they are covered with stickers). I tried to catch the characteristics of tanks, instead of being 100% proportional, but I tried to make them as proportional, as possible in this size. Sometimes there aren't a lot of possibilities to make proportional, for example: the tank should be 4,5 studs wide. Width can only be a round number, so a tank which should be 4,5 w, is disproportionate already. Main folder of all tanks: http://www.brickshel...ry.cgi?f=548239 I render one picture about one tank, if you want to see more, ask for it, I can make more in LDD, or render about the requested part/viewpoint. There will be a lot of mocs, so I also opened a topic for WW2 tanks, see here: http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=100891 The tanks: 1. Renualt Ft-17: French light tank, mother of all modern tanks, the first one with 360° rotatable turret. Was quite fast and effective. Info: http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Renault_FT Big picture: http://www.brickshel...nualt_ft-17.png It's a typical 3 studs wide very little tank, but thanks to it's individual shape, can be recognize easily. 2. Mark IV (male version): The first british tank in combat, very iconic and famous. Had no suspension and was pretty big with more than one guns. Info: http://en.wikipedia....ki/Mark_IV_tank Big picture: http://www.brickshel...-IV/mark-iv.png The front shape around the tracks is very special, angled and rounded, I think brick technique is better here than plates. There isn't a lot of variations from hoses, the big cannons standard 3mm wide (like in most of my tanks), the smaller machine guns are screw drivers. I'm planning to make all significant ww1 tanks, like K-wagen, Tsar tank, A7V, Gun carrier Mark 1, Whippet, Saint Chamond, etc... to be continued...
  15. Hi, i've been working on this platform for a while, now it's basically ready. It's a tank with 6 indepentent suspension (3 per side), remotely controllable with quite a powerful climb :) It has space to put something else on it such as a weapon or a crane or such. Here's some pictures (sorry for the blurrines): The shell without threads and EV3: I've also attached a webcam to it, i was able to stream a 160x120 live video and drive it around the garden remotely, pretty awesome if a bit blurry :P Unfortunately i had to use an USB hub which have a huge plug, i had to put the EV3 brick vertically or it wouln't fit. At least there's just the right space to put the hub :) Here's some render too:
  16. Hello, today I show you my latest build, the S.H.A.D.O. mobile "evo" from 70's British TV series UFO. The show's basic premise is that in 1980 Earth is being visited and attacked by aliens from a dying planet and humans are being covertly harvested for their organs by the aliens. The show's main cast of characters are members of a secret, high-technology international agency called SHADO (an acronym for Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organisation) established to defend Earth and humanity against the mysterious aliens. SHADO has a variety of high-tech hardware and vehicles at its disposal to implement a layered defence of Earth. Among these the ground units including the APC SHADO Mobile, fitted with caterpillar tracks, in the pic below the evo-lution version bruick-built. My LEGO SHADO mobile features extras: - a bubble canopy; - a front hook; - a radar antenna with auxiliar light; - a back entrance and other accessories. The crew is composed by three: commander, driver and radio operator (all of them well equipped). I recreated a detailed interior with many features, included on board computers and many weapons useful to prevent potential aliens' attacks. Here the gallery on flickr. Thanks for stopping by.
  17. Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr This model has been quite a challenge, and also a lot of fun to see come together. I think this has to be the longest time I have spent working on a model so far, it took 3 months to develop it, and over a week it was converted into physical form with 15 Bricklink orders and about $400 of parts. At college, I have been currently very busy Organic Chemistry, and has had little time to edit and compose photos I took in August. Over the last 3 months I have worked on animating the digital model in blender, and working on the video. Finally today, after a week of intense studying for an Organic chemistry exam I was able to add the final touches and post it prior to my Thanksgiving break. Enjoy. More information about the model and film here. Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr This rendition of the Sherman is very close to being perfect, though with an overlay of blueprints, some minor changes could be made, by shifting the upper half of the hull backwards one stud, and maybe replace the tracks with custom four stud wide versions. I would like to potentially modify the design, and create a modular system for the Sherman, as I originally foresaw prior to creating my Sherman crab variant of the M4A2. This would include the both HVSS, and VVSS suspension options;The choice between the early D50878 turret with the 75mm gun, or 105mm howitzer. A modified D50878 turret bustle for the 17 pounder used on the firefly, or The late T23 turret with the 76mm gun, and modified mantlet for the M51 Super Sherman's 75mm gun. The ability to modify the hull between the long, welded hull, early welded hull, and cast hull could also be options, though designing a cast hull may prove to be a challenge. Potentially the option to change the front transmission housing could be an option, though for the early three part housing, the structure may prove to be difficult. Finally different powerplants could be chosen, though there will be some serious design challenges to make the 30 cylinder Chrysler muiltibank engine, and a continental radial engine fit. Though a Cummins V8 engine wouldn't be too difficult to make for the M51 Super Sherman. Though this may be a long term project, due to the complexity of some of the designs. This project has been fun to work on, and it taught me a lot about the differences between the Sherman variants design. I am proud to have made major changes to my old Sherman Crab's hull design, and maybe a potential option for the modular system would be to replace the space with drive motors for the Crab version, and for a pneumatic bulldozer version. Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Some scenes from the movie that were recreated. Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr Lego RC M4A2E8 FURY Sherman Tank by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr And an 8K image of the Tiger battle with Sariel's Tiger XL This was quite a challenge, as I had to rotate the entire turret in Gimp, and replace all of the covered tiles with either renders, or copies of other parts from the photo. Though the end result was worth it. Lego FURY vs Tiger scene by Tommy Styrvoky, on Flickr
  18. Hi everyone! I'm quite new, but I build lego Star Wars MicroMOCs; in other words 'mini minikits'. I got my ideas from the Star Wars advent calendar series- style micro kits. I have built over 200 so far and I'm still going, so if you want to see any of these regularly, check out my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/James.Arts2172 and my YouTube Channel "James_Arts_2172: Lego" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmYOMZz6DyvM1euY2qrRfpA All I did was go through every page of both DK Star Wars Visual Dictionaries and build every single ship and vehicle in them. Of course I have made many more besides (2014-present sets, Ep 7, Rogue One, Clone Wars, Rebel, Force Unleashed, Old Republic).
  19. The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries in 1940 during the Second World War. In six weeks from 10 May 1940, German forces defeated Allied forces by mobile operations and conquered France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, bringing land operations on the Western Front to an end until 6 June 1944. Italy entered the war on 10 June 1940 and attempted an invasion of France. I wanted to start creating some mocs with WW2 theme and Brickwarriors with their amazing new figs, gave me the inspirastion !! I created a diorama with the Germans after a fight.. in the roads of Paris! The main moc.. The squad.. The buildings.. I hope you like it!! C&C are welcome!! P.s. The Panzer IV Ausf. G Tank is a design from Brian Fitzsimmon with a little upgrade in some parts from me for stability and to move turret around and up-down.
  20. Location: G03, New California Tags: Vehicle, Piracy, Land Vehicle, Military Job: Driver Start Log: My last mission let me use a sweet new mobile missile platform, the LR3. Not only does it carry a payload of three missiles, it also has a cab that serves as an escape hover craft. The designated target this time was an Octan sensory outpost. Job done. More pictures are available on brickbuilt. Thanks for looking
  21. So.. I started trying to assemble some of my older lego sets from my giant box of mixed pieces from various sets i got throughout the years. I knew i had the pieces to the Mobile Defense Tank from Lego Exo-Force. So i looked up the instructions booklet on the interwebs and came across something pretty confusing. First look at the front box image. Now look at the finished version in the instruction booklet from LEGO's official site. Notice something? Yes. The Bar between the tracks is missing from the actual build. The bar can be slightly be seen on the rear tracks also, on the box image, but they are not in the actual build. There's more... Things got even more weird, because it turned out that i have been following two different instruction booklets... On this website: http://lego.brickinstructions.com/lego_instructions/set/7706/Mobile_Defense_Tank I found the instructions in the image below. These instructions show, that the bar between the tracks is put into place. But on the instructions you can download as PDF on top of the page, the bar is not included. The bar is not included in the instructions on LEGO's official site either. Looking through both instructions, there are actually a few more things that is different. The build of the canopy varies also. Even the parts list in different. Now... Can anyone explain what is happening? I have been browsing the interwebs for hours, trying to figure out if there is more than one version of this build but i cannot find any evidence. Did they change the build over time or what is happening? I really hope someone can explain this to me.
  22. Hovertank L-11 by Sunder_59, on Flickr 3D view on Mecabricks
  23. Hi EB! I haven't posted in a long time, but I have actually been building stuff. I promise. I had been looking to put together an american freight train for some time now: I originally thought I could get away with building a long articulated well car (which would make up the entire length of a practically sized lego train), but the well car has proven to have more restrictions and less reliability than I would have liked, and as such it was time to build some regular freight cars. Tank Car All of these freight cars were actually designed in maybe 2014, but at the time I did not actually intend to build them, preferring the aforementioned well car instead. This tank car was completed first because I was able to acquire almost all of the parts through my local LUG. The only expensive parts were the 8x8 dishes on the ends, which are apparently quite rare. As much as I hate to be imprecise, the car is a little bit of a freelance: I did work off a drawing to get the proportions, but I apparently could not find a photo or model of the thing in the drawing, so the greeble around the the dome and platform is a bit of a guess. The ladders are also a bit disproportioned, but that is more of a convenience. This car probably has the most interesting construction of the three here: I wanted to use the various 8-wide circle parts, but I did not want them to make up the load-bearing structure (so you can't pull the car apart). Therefore the load-bearing structure is actually a Technic frame that kind of moves up and down such that the top and bottom set of circle parts can connect at alternating bulkheads. Flat Car Like the tank car this is a little bit of a freelance, but I really wanted a flatcar such that I could put random stuff on it, and modern flatcars at our scale are far too long to run on R40. I found two models for reference, and I believe my drawing is for the bottom one, but the car itself really takes more from the top one. This one was actually the toughest one to build. As I designed it in 2014, there wasn't nearly enough structural integrity and the wheels would easily rub on various other parts in curves. It took me quite a few iterations to increase the structural integrity to an acceptable level without compromising the overall appearance of the car (mainly not making it too tall). As you can see the details of the final design look nothing like the details on my original LDD build. Build-wise, the key to making it structurally sound was to make the studs-out sides the load-bearing element, and the difficulty was doing that while still giving the trucks enough clearance to pivot fully in an R40 curve. If you press on the car in a turn there is still a but of scrubbing, but for now I consider that acceptable. Hopper Car Unlike the other two, this car is actually based solely on a specific model! It is the latest one to be completed, and I think it is actually my favorite of the lot. It took me a while to get around to it one because I thought it would need a lot of parts, but it was mainly just the 1x2 rails (something like 100 of them) and they were relatively cheap. Construction is mainly studs up for the chassis and studs forward/backward for the sides. Each side is a studs forward and a studs backward section held together with rails on the top and bottom with some additional SNOT needed to go around the ends. It's probably the sturdiest of the three cars, but also the heaviest. Well that's it for now. There is a full gallery with a few more pics if it ever gets moderated. I do have a new locomotive in the works too, and it will be interesting.