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#1 HJR-Holland


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Posted 15 August 2010 - 10:50 AM

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Hello folks,

I've never posted a MOC on Eurobricks before, but having lerned some skills of Photoshop, and having created a new Flickr account, time has come for me to show a MOC of mine.

I herewith present you my version of the AT-AR (All Terrain Advance Raider), from the Marvel comics of the early eighties:

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And this is a page from the 'original' comic:

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 12:12 PM

AWESOME MOC 'HJR' wonderfully detailed walker - perfect legs so simple yet strong enough to stand on it's own ! :vader:
Great work and keep on bricking 'HJR' keep on bricking ! :sweet:

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 02:42 PM

This is amazing! Is it fully playable? The legs look kind of fragile to me.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 03:04 PM

Wow, that looks perfect according to the source material. Nice work, especially on the under-cockpit details / shaping.

I don't personally like the foot connection... (looks too thin at that point) but that is the way it is on the source.
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Posted 15 August 2010 - 03:49 PM

Wow nice looking walker! Sort of looks like an AT-PT, but at the same time looks like that AT-ST that we got in the battle of Endor set.
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Posted 15 August 2010 - 04:56 PM


I am a great fan of the "Classic Star Wars" comic series which is one of the best in my eyes. I instantly recognized the name in the topic title and hoped it would be this huge walker from the comic. An excellent representation providing the perfect spirit of the comic story. :classic:


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Posted 16 August 2010 - 01:08 AM

Great MOC HJR, this is the first time I've seen this walker and you really did a good job capturing the overall look of the real thing (based on the ref. pic). Nice photoshopping skills too - very clean looking presentation. :thumbup:

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 01:14 AM

My only thing is get the amount of studs down. ;) Other wise, Very nice. I saw this on Flickr. ;)

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 08:39 AM

This is a very nice build, very accurate to the comic!  I really like the legs and front screen.  I was wondering if you had any pics of the interior you could show us?

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 08:59 AM

The feet are great!

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 09:21 AM

Great work! Very close to the original pics and it looks cool too.

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 05:24 PM

How sturdy is it?

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 05:37 PM

I like it. :thumbup: The UCS TIE hatch parabola piece adds the perfect amount of detail. The only thing I don't really like is how the legs are connected off to the side of the foot pads.

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 06:31 PM

I have the comic book this was based on! Really nice model - could be a set easily.

Well done.

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 08:01 PM

Hey folks, thanks for the great feedback!

Tha plans of building this have been there for a long time really (as with so many projects I'm afraid...).  Next to the last version of LEGO's AT-ST, it's exactly 50% higher when its legs are on their highest, just like the 'real' ones (AT-ST 8m, AT-AR 12m)

Let me come back to a few questions:
Q: Is it sturdy?
A: Yes it is!  I used 2x3 wedge plates instead of 2x4 ones, but the latter are absolutely better.  It will also walk better on tree logs than an AT-ST... :wink:

Q: Is it fully playable?
A: I don't play with my LEGO, so I couldn't tell.  The head spins around, the cockpit opens and it has multiple joints which can put it in several positions, and a 'secret' compartment holding blasters...

Q: The legs are too thin!
A: Yes.  Tried bricks with hinges as with the 'old' AT-ST, but frankly, the AT-AR looks better having Kate Moss legs rather than Oprah's really :wink:

R: I recognized it!
A: That's friggin cool!  Star Wars fans aplenty, but you have to dig deep in order to find the true EU vehicle fans.   :sweet:

R: It's the first time I see one!
A: Well, there are a few more LEGO versions online really; it's not that unique.  It's time Hasbro made a playable version out of it though, it's really a looker IMHO...

Q: Do you have pics of the inside?
A: Yes, but not online yet; it has an interior carrying two Stormtroopers, and below the belly there's a storage room for guns and binoculars...

R: The feet are great!
A: Thank the LEGO designer of the AT-AP for those :sweet:

I still have to fork out some glitches with Photoshop, and then I'll have some interior shots as well :sweet:

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 09:52 PM

I think it looks alot like the iamge you supplied.

Nice job, I can't wait to see interior pics.

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 06:26 AM

Looks awesome and you've captured the whole look based off of the comic book reference. Just excellent.
Any more pics of interior or other details?

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