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Rengade Runner v.s Cross Bone Clipper


29 replies to this topic  – Started by gormadoc , Oct 29 2009 04:48 PM

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Which do you prefer?

  1. Rengade Runner (61 votes [92.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 92.42%

  2. Cross Bone Clipper (5 votes [7.58%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.58%

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#1 gormadoc

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 04:48 PM

The Renegade Runner and the Cross Bone Clipper are two fine pirate vessels that have ever sailed the seven sea's. They are both smaller than your average sized Read Beard Runner but they are both quick and agile. They are also similar in design. So I be askin ya... which d'you prefer?

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The Renegade Runner is Captain Ironhook's finest ship. It has a good storage capacity, a swivel cannon and an appealing design. It is a ship that has fled from many battles.

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Captain Redbeard of uses the Cross Bone clipper for stealthy attacks on ports, it's design allows the ship to disguise itself as a merchant vessel. Like the Renegade Runner, it has a swivel cannon and storage space although unlike the Renegade Runner it's wonderful design allows it to take take on enemy damage.

So which vessel will you choose?

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#2 BearHeart

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 04:54 PM

I prefer the Renegade Runner just because of the color scheme. The Cross bone Clipper has too much green and red which makes it seem juniorized.

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 04:55 PM

Cross Bone Clipper, its more realistic. I like RR but it lacks an essential part....a steering wheel :pir_wacko:

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 06:02 PM

RR, better sails, better color scheme. The CBC looks a little unfinished and juniorized. Good point about the steering wheel though...

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 06:10 PM

CBC, because all pirate ships look the same, this one is in camo and also has the lift piece, like a crane.

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 06:19 PM

Renegade Runner for me.  I can't get past not liking the sails on the CBC.
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Posted 29 October 2009 - 06:25 PM

I like the crossbone clippers design, but I prefer the colorscheme and the sails of the rengade runner.
A combination would be awesome.  :pir-classic:

If I had to choose, I'd pick de rengade runner.
It has 2 sails and looks better. The only problem is the steering wheel and the bow (it looks a bit weird imho)

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 07:06 PM

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 07:19 PM

Renegade Runner.  One of those sets I wish I would have bought.

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Posted 30 October 2009 - 02:24 AM

Both sets have charming features, but both also lack in certain areas. Like most have said, the RR lacks an essential element in the wheel. Part of the hull and the rudder are also blue, a curious choice for color. The color scheme of the CC has actually grown on me over the years. It has the wheel, but it also has a lance that is connected to the rudder, which defeats the purpose of having the wheel. The set does look somewhat incomplete when you see the CC and the RR side by side. The RR has 4 figs, including Capt Ironhook, while the CC only has 3. But the CC does have a wench, which was a hard figure to come by. I believe the CC was the 2nd cheapest set to ever include a wench. I'd probably have to give my vote to the RR, but the CC is still a pretty cool set.

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Posted 30 October 2009 - 08:13 AM

These 2 ships are no match against real bigger ship. Both has a single canon, only 2 sials and how much cargo can they take with them. The need the space for life support and weapons. No more left for treasure.
I doubt really if they are faster then a real suriously warship. But both has a funny design and playability for kids. And cheap when compared with bigger ships. I like the RR more, because only of it's colors. I wouldn't buy these 2 anyway. I think sets 6274 & 6271 has a size of little fishingships already.

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 06:46 AM

Renegade Runner! It has 2 sails, more crew, and it just looks cooler!
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 03:27 PM

I vote RR because it donsen't have the little kid feel, like the CBC.
Although it is odd that the RR dosen't have a steering wheel. :pir_laugh2:
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 11:27 PM

I also voted Renegade Runner (while uploading new pics of the Achille  :pir-wink: )
I think it is something unique and very realistic because of its rigging which has noe square sails!
The CBC has the most ugly colourscheme I have ever seen on an official Lego set. When I saw one on ebay, I didn't believe it to be a set at all! The double steering mechanism and the gun which cannot be moved to the other side (!) add to the impression that this in my opinion is the worst pirate set ever released.
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Posted 02 November 2009 - 11:56 AM

i vote for the renegade runner
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Posted 02 November 2009 - 09:49 PM

I prefer the classier look of the Renegade Runner, its fits in best with the rest of the line. The Cross Bone Clippper is one of the later sets that I prefer though.

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 10:56 PM

obviously i prefer Renegade Runner....Cross bone Cliper has an AWFUL design
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Posted 03 November 2009 - 02:05 AM

I like the Renegade Runner most. Not because I have two of them :pir-tongue: , but it just looks more "Pirate-ish"  :pir_laugh2: The flag is scarier and the colours are darker.

On the other hand the pirates of the Cross Bone Clipper are better..
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Posted 04 November 2009 - 04:06 PM

RR! I hawe one in MINT!! It just looks better and it is a classic!! the CBC is just ugly an stupidily made! :jollyroger:

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 08:09 AM

I got the Renegade Runner brand new for a birthday back in I think, '93/'94? My first pirate set and one of my first Lego sets for that matter. Besides what everyone else said, no steering wheel (always wondered why they couldn't add a few pieces and put one in) it's a pretty cool little set. The CBC is a lame excuse for a ship. It's the only pirate ship I don't have.

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 01:14 AM

RR all the way--historically-plausible classic pirate sloop, very good representation of what the average pirate ship was like.

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 06:46 PM

I vote RR, both because it's a better model with better sails and colour than the CBC. Neither of the ships sport a fashionable bow, but RR pulls it off with the subtle colour scheme. The way the sails are set, also tips the scale in favow of RR. It makes it look more slick and flexible, then the, sorry to say, fat-looking CBC. Also the RR is one of two lego models that has followed me since christmas 1993, when i got it at a tender age of 4. My very first LEGO system models :)

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 07:38 PM

The RR.  It has much more appealing color scheme, and I like the 2 sails.  Sadly it has no steering wheel, but this can be easily fixed.

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 07:53 PM

Renegade Runner for me as well! I'm not too surprised at how one sided this poll is though, the Cross Bone Clipper is the recipient of an unfortunate color scheme...

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 05:17 AM

Although I've never seen this set up until today, I vote Cross Bone Clipper!  :pir_laugh2:

While the color scheme and design may be considered juniorized, I say it's unique and gives the ship character! Also, it kinda has a One Piece feel about it, and lord knows I'm an anime fan (Funimation please, not that 4Kids garbage version).

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