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MOC: TMNT Party Wagon


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#1 Maegnus

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 09:20 PM

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Any other 80s kids around here who grew up with this awesome toy?

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Link to the flickr set

I could have had custom decals made for this for added accuracy, but instead I used vintage glow in the dark stickers I got from ebay unopened from 1990. They were too cool not to use, and I think they fit nicely and help drive the context home a bit better than "foot stinks" for the layman.

It also has a wind up motor applied to the back wheels for added play value.

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#2 Solscud007

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 11:09 PM

Very cool. I like the roof of the van.

I also like the cute little turtles in the vig you have at the bottom.

#3 Omicron

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 11:13 PM

This the best MOC ever in existence.

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#4 prateek

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 11:39 PM

A bit boxy, but it does a good job recreating the cartooniness. Nice job on the turtles too :thumbup:

#5 KielDaMan

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 07:31 AM

Wow, this MOC is quite impressive, particularly the ingenious 'reverse'-studded build and the clever use of the minifig legs for the roof. The colors and details are pretty much spot-on, and the playable functions are nice additional features in this build. Great overall job Maegnus! :thumbup:

#6 Internets

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 05:50 PM

View PostOmicron, on 07 January 2011 - 11:13 PM, said:

This the best MOC ever in existence.

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LOL I think I agree.

Look at April and Casey!

#7 dr_spock

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 01:07 AM

Great MOC.  My family of TMNT fans approve.  :)

#8 Zepher

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 05:55 AM

Love the final scene at the bottom, the turtles are adorable, and the masked man (sorry, I know the character and not the name) is well done.  The actual vehicle is also well executed, though detailing the insides would probably be good.  The stickers are another great idea, and shows both commitment, innovation, and really just compliments the whole build very nicely.

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