Posted 25 October 2011 - 08:18 AM
Nice modification, though I'd still change a few things - since your cabin is now that high, I'd use the longer castle arcs at the back. Also to make it more movie accurate, I'd remove the last hatch and put the doors and the stairs about 5-6 studs forward for a longer cabin. Can't wait to get my hands on this beauty and tear it apart for MODs. Also have to bricklink the spare black hull parts, won't have money for two sets ...
Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:39 PM
One thing I struggled with was the lower front deck presentation on a Pearl this small. Late last night I modded it to this which is a decent enough homage to me:
Untitled by robertseargeant, on Flickr
Posted 29 October 2011 - 12:11 PM
Posted 29 October 2011 - 12:13 PM
Posted 29 October 2011 - 12:47 PM
Thanks for the info!
I will be checking my local toystore this afternoon.
Posted 31 October 2011 - 05:02 PM
Posted 31 October 2011 - 06:46 PM
Posted 02 November 2011 - 05:43 PM
Posted 03 November 2011 - 07:24 PM
(I had to upload this pic as a file? Can't figure out how to embed anymore, I have lots more...)
Posted 03 November 2011 - 11:23 PM
golly you're right! hmmm, gonna have to change it maybe but I really like it!
Posted 12 November 2011 - 05:18 PM
As has probably been mentioned before, the mast build technique, sails and rigging are done identically to the QAR. Compared to various older ships, I really prefer the new method. Also like the QAR, there really is no deck so everything inside the ship feels like it is happening at or below the waterline. We've already seen some mods which address this issue. A nitpick is that the "wrench" pin used to hold the foremost sail in place looks a little too light right up against the black sails. I'm sure this is easily solvable though I just need to find the right part.
Finally a question for those of you who already have your Pearl: did you all get a character card with yours? I didn't.
Posted 12 November 2011 - 10:35 PM
Posted 16 November 2011 - 08:27 AM
lengthen the hull rear
the number of gun ports and profile of the ship also modified and built up tp be similar to movie
upper deck is built up to cover the open space deck design of the original
modular design allow removal of upper decks
back of the ship and captain's cabin, poop deck. Completely rebuilt and redesigned to look more like movie and lego POTC computer game
motif decoration on the rear deck and more windows
captain's cabin completely new built and modular design
outer hull with slanted windows.. not attached to stud, but held in place by grey panels
Castle Historica : Mitgardia Guild
Baron Maude La Flaga, Queen Kealind Windwatcher of Hykerbia City
Mr Seaburn La Flaga, CEO, East Mitgardia Trading Company
Admiral Ramius La Flaga, Commander of Fort Marlin
Posted 16 November 2011 - 09:20 AM
We'll be most grateful to have knowledge as to what are the extra parts needed and the instructions to make the modifications!
Posted 17 November 2011 - 11:53 AM
Is it normal that it takes more than 2 weeks to deliver the goods?
Posted 18 November 2011 - 12:26 AM
I think this is generally what it would look like.
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