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#1 kris kelvin

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 02:41 PM

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#2 medieval_total_lego

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 03:13 PM

fantastic work kris...!

#3 Tabris

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 03:27 PM

Great Moc Kris, as usual. The Great War is not a very recurrent theme, but it offers so many possibilities.

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 04:16 PM

Excellent creation Kris! The artillery cannon is great and works well as the central point of the diorama, but everything else looks good too. I like the use of the netting on the buildings, and the dark tan ground gives the scene a nice dreary look. The mini bunker is a fun addition. I like the way the trees look, but imagine they would have been cut down long ago.

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 04:32 PM

Very nice. The cannon is lovely with a lot of detail.
The creation is wonderful.

Well Done :classic:

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#6 DutchTreat

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 05:39 PM

Very nice moc Kris! Love it how you created the landscape and the trench.

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 05:43 PM

Excellent MOC.  You always have such interesting things incorporated into your MOC's.  My favorite part is the pill box  :thumbup:
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Posted 20 April 2010 - 06:10 PM

Sweet MOC mate!!  I love how you used the cargo net on the rooftops.  Great job, Keep it up!!

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 06:22 PM

This MOC is absolutly stunning, i like the cannon and the whole look, i am in big aww and my jaw is on the ground, keep it up

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 07:52 PM

That's outstanding! :thumbup:
Great job on the heavy cannon and the rest is also perfect.
Are you planning on making more WWI MOC's? That would be awesome, I really like that theme.
And I must say that your kitchen-wagon thing is also very inventive.
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#11 Admiral William

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 08:02 PM

That is amazing! I love the heavy cannon and the small "watch tower".  :thumbup:
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Posted 20 April 2010 - 08:40 PM

nice one :classic: ,love the heavy cannon and the watch tower
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Posted 20 April 2010 - 09:16 PM

Really great!  So many details from the cannon to the nets on the rooftops...

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 10:22 PM

Great diorama!

I will send some of my Pickelhauben units for support ;-)

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 11:02 PM

This is so damn awesome. I love the look of this thing.
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Posted 20 April 2010 - 11:28 PM

Beyond AWESOME and the truck and heavy cannon take the cake 'Kris Kelvin' !
Excellent designing with detailling down to a fine art.
Finest world war MOC I've seen in a while now - keep on bricking Kris keep on bricking ! :sweet:

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 12:15 AM

Very nice! All around this is great, being a fan of the World Wars myself. Keep it up!
EDIT: Well, not really a FAN of the wars, but the topic........mocs............you know what I mean!

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 02:34 AM

This is great, I just read the book and watched both movies this year.

This creation is awesome!

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:34 AM

Wow, an excellently detailed MOC! Truly well done mate, I love how everything is carefully thought out and the entire scene meshes beautifully. Well done indeed, and keep bricking :thumbup:
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#20 kris kelvin

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 07:55 AM

Thanks a lot for nice words guys   :classic:
The inspiration for the cannon was - Big Bertha
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There are some weak points in this diorama - German flag but uniforms are rather British. This trees doesn`t fit here but I wanted them so much.
Anyway I like it  :tongue:

Maybe in the future I will build something military but rather WWII.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 08:09 AM

Very nice indeed. I love the details you've made. The soldiers waiting for their food. The cannon looks great with the crane for the shells.

Keeps me wandering if you have added such details to the inside of the buildings and bunker as well.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 08:26 AM

I'm deeply impressed ... Excellent work ... the colors give it that gloomy WW1 look-and-feel ... Love that truck and gun ... great details ...

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 12:10 PM

Definitely nice  :thumbup:

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 12:10 PM

View Postkris kelvin, on Apr 21 2010, 09:55 AM, said:

There are some weak points in this diorama - German flag but uniforms are rather British. This trees doesn`t fit here but I wanted them so much.
Anyway I like it  :tongue:

Well, if you turn the cap around it's a perfect Feldmutze so that might help with the uniforms.
Great scene, love the canon howitzer and the truck and the imperial German flag. The design for loading the howitzer is great  :classic:

A note though is that there isn't any need for the machine guns or barbed wire since most artillery pieces shot from quite a long range and didn't need any protection. (Since the enemy was pinned down at the frontline...)

Good to see WWI MOCs appearing  :classic:

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 12:13 PM

Very impressive. Quite stunning.




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