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#1 migbarroso

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 04:07 PM

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Ever since I saw the Creator set 5770 I decided I had to buy it. But I wasn´t happy with the island where it stands. It looks too fragile and vulnerable to high tides, big waves, etc. Therefore, I decided to improve the island adding also more details, objects and minifigs to make it more realistic in the minifig scale.


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#2 The Blue Brick

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 04:42 PM

That is very cool. I love the it.  :classic:

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 09:13 PM

That is great use of a raised baseplate! :thumbup:

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#4 greg3

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 10:01 PM

Excellent MOD... now I need to find myself one of those baseplates!!

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 10:54 PM

While I like the original, I just can't believe how much better it looks on that baseplate. Great idea, and a very tempting thing to try!

And that sailor's cap really suits the fisherman :)

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#6 Forestboy

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 11:01 PM

Wow, great idea! The use of that raised baseplate was really a cool design choice. Great job!

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#7 lightningtiger

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 12:32 AM

Perfect modifications there 'migbarroso', that base plate brings out the whole idea of a lighthouse on a rocky outcrop - huge  :thumbup: ! :grin:
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#8 22kane

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 12:45 AM

I bought this one and I'll admit I like your version better. Great work!
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Posted 24 August 2011 - 08:03 PM

I love this set and I want to buy it me too ...but this MOC is a masterpiece!
Great work!
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#10 slovakiasteph

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:23 AM

Nice work!  If I ever get the lighthouse, I'd love to do something like this!
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#11 dr_spock

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:26 AM

Now that looks like a real lighthouse. That base plate really adds character.  Good work.

#12 TanTile

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 05:08 AM

Now that looks alive and busy the way it should have been, I just finished building this set the other day and must admit yours looks more like a LEGO set then LEGO's one, Now i must go to Bricklink and see if i can find myself one of them baseplates!!
a big  :thumbup: well done sir...

#13 KateB

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 01:59 PM

That looks excellent.  Love the use of the baseplate as it makes such a huge difference to the finished model.  Really nice placement of all the little details too  :classic:

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 06:36 PM

If that were an official City set, I'd totally buy it! Great job! :thumbup:
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