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MOC: German Steam TRAIN!

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#1 Darth Legolas

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Posted 17 May 2009 - 02:51 PM

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Welcome, welcome! Here we are today, with my amazing, three-part steam train. If I had more magnetic connectors and wheels, this thing would go on forever... anyways, here it is!

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Note that the little axle-hole brick is supposed to be a Prussian Iron Cross.  :tongue:

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Would this thing even fit on tracks?

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Is it a little cramped in here?

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Boy do I have a lot of those brown things! And to think I have some still left over!

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You can have two hobos minifigs hide in here.

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Thanky panks, if ya commented, that is!  :tongue:
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#2 Natman8000


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Posted 17 May 2009 - 02:59 PM

You want to start something, punk?  :tongue:

I really like this moc, I think you built it nicely. Its too bad that if it ran over me, it would break, because my tuskens have ABS of pure titanium.
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#3 DoctorDude234


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Posted 17 May 2009 - 03:00 PM

Cool. What did you base it off of? And pity it can't fit on real tracks. Looks good.
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#4 Darth Legolas

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Posted 17 May 2009 - 07:44 PM

Why does it say "TRAIN TECH" on the top? Is that like the Index for here? Because this train does not have any technology. Though, I could probably make my new NXT robot push it if I wanted to.

More sellout-ness.  :tongue:
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#5 AgentRick57


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Posted 18 May 2009 - 12:51 AM

A good start, but the front train needs some fixes to look good.
1) Make the main train smaller: that gap in the middle doesn't look good. Shrinking the train to look like a tank engine like this would improve the overall design, plus you can have a nice tank engine.
2) Remove that round boiler piece: The radar dish can be added to the front of the train and it would still look good.
3) Remove the brown window and the carriage wheels: It doesn't look that well with the wheels sticking out, and the window sits too low for the engineer to look out from
4) Height: Raise it by a brick and it would look nice, even better if some greebles were thrown in on the sides.

If those are fixed, it would look rather nice for a train not using train wheels. I give the current MOC  :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:   thumbs up.

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