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#1 YG-49


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Posted 18 April 2010 - 02:15 AM

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I was going to enter this in the Whack-A-Fig as Deinonychus, but I didn't have time. :grin:

Seeing only one other on the internet, I decided to try and build a minifig scale Raptor. Close to, anyway. I had to redesign the legs 3 times to get them right.

Normal view:

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Size comparison with my Robert Muldoon minifig:

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For anyone interested, the fig alone:

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Unfortunately, to get it to stand up right, it requires just a *little* bit of modding. I had to cut/sand the claw piece short enough so the Agents pistol (The support, in other words) could fit in the robot arm:

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Thanks for viewing! :sweet:

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#2 Big Cam

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 03:48 AM

Nice job although I can't help but see a Santa hat out of the red and white pieces.

#3 prateek


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Posted 18 April 2010 - 04:12 AM

Nice! The shape is perfect! The minifig's face is also cool :thumbup:

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 04:49 AM

Excellent raptor and minifig 'YG-49' - I like the leg construction - very clever indeed !
Keep on bricking 'YG-49' keep on bricking ! :sweet:

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 08:07 AM

Nice smal scale dino, YG-49. I like the techniques you used for the legs and (apart from the colour scheme, which is too eye-catching for me [remember this is a predator, but not a venomous species]) the head.

One question: how sturdy is the head/neck connection?


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#6 Superkalle


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Posted 18 April 2010 - 10:15 AM

Nice work!
I'm not much of a mod man myself, but hey, we're all different.
I'm curious what your model would look like with this head? Could that work?

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In my experience at least one curved piece on a build fools the eye enough to make the entire MOC look better.

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