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#1 ACPin

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 02:06 AM

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 02:10 AM

Oh yes! I have been waiting to see one of these since the Community Build started! I love the levers for the spikes. Great job!

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 09:01 AM

Solid work done with this one; I like the articulation you put into it. I built my own Nexu MOC last year and I also used levers as the spikes (albeit completely black ones) and I also used the same technique for the eyes as you.

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 05:32 PM

Very clever build. I was thinking of trying my hand at these beasts for the community build. I like the levers as spikes. I will have to see what I can come up with and how I can compare to your clever build.
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Posted 14 May 2012 - 05:39 PM

Very cool. Looks somewhat spindly, but agile, something that really makes it what it is in the movie. I love the teeth technique, in addition to the spikes...when are we getting an Acklay? :sweet:

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 06:08 PM

It is awesome! I had been waiting to see one of these for a long time.

It is awesome! I had been waiting to see one of these for a long time.

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:12 PM

The leavers as the bristles look good.
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Posted 14 May 2012 - 09:12 PM

Very nice, I love how you did its back-hair.

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Posted 16 May 2012 - 02:30 PM

View PostJackJonespaw, on 14 May 2012 - 02:10 AM, said:

Oh yes! I have been waiting to see one of these since the Community Build started! I love the levers for the spikes. Great job!
One down, two to go.

View PostDarkFader, on 14 May 2012 - 09:01 AM, said:

Solid work done with this one; I like the articulation you put into it. I built my own Nexu MOC last year and I also used levers as the spikes (albeit completely black ones) and I also used the same technique for the eyes as you.
The articulation is a must for this beast as there's quite a few scenes I want to shoot it with.

View PostTheLegoDr, on 14 May 2012 - 05:32 PM, said:

Very clever build. I was thinking of trying my hand at these beasts for the community build. I like the levers as spikes. I will have to see what I can come up with and how I can compare to your clever build.
It's not really in minifig scale as I've wanted to put more detail into it.

View PostCallMePieOrDie, on 14 May 2012 - 05:39 PM, said:

Very cool. Looks somewhat spindly, but agile, something that really makes it what it is in the movie. I love the teeth technique, in addition to the spikes...when are we getting an Acklay? :sweet:
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View PostBilbo Baggins, on 14 May 2012 - 06:08 PM, said:

It is awesome! I had been waiting to see one of these for a long time.

It is awesome! I had been waiting to see one of these for a long time.
You'll still have to wait a bit longer for the other two!  :laugh:

View PostMr Man, on 14 May 2012 - 08:12 PM, said:

The leavers as the bristles look good.
I've wanted to use the horns initially but would have made the body thicker than two studs so scrapped that and used the levers instead.

View PostSebeus Iniwum, on 14 May 2012 - 09:12 PM, said:

Very nice, I love how you did its back-hair.
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 04:21 PM

Nice job! It looks cute  :laugh:

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 03:11 AM

View PostCombee, on 16 May 2012 - 04:21 PM, said:

Nice job! It looks cute  :laugh:
But deadly!  :grin:

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 03:55 AM

Fearsome-looking guy right there!

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 11:21 PM

View PostJason C. Hand, on 19 May 2012 - 03:55 AM, said:

Fearsome-looking guy right there!
I'd still like to improve upon the teeth but it will do for now.  :sweet:

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