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#1 Duq

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 12:08 PM

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I built this little harbour tug a while ago but only got around to taking pictures the other day.
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My plan is to build a bigger ship at minifig scale in future and this was mainly an exercise in building a hull. As a result there's not much detailling in the superstructure or on deck.
For the colours I've used the livery of Dutch company Smit. Their blue/yellow is very recognisable. It's not meant to be a scale model of a particular ship but it's based on Smit harbour tugs like this one:
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#2 Big Cam

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 12:40 PM

I think the only thing you are missing is a small radar on top, otherwise it looks really close to the picture.

Great job, adn you nailed the coloring.

#3 Milan

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 03:48 PM

I like the hull.
You did nice job in recreating the real thing with Lego.
Looking forward to the Minifig scale version!
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#4 Commodore Hornbricker

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 05:29 PM

Great hull design.  It looks exceptional! :thumbup:
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#5 RepublicForces

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 02:01 PM

It looks very nice!
But an bit empty...
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