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13 replies to this topic  – Started by Skipper , Sep 06 2011 10:52 PM

#1 Skipper

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 10:52 PM

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Thanks to Phes for the awesome background.

Hello,

After taking apart my ITP for a review, I decided to try MOCing something else rather than rebuilding it. The result is this Imperial Outpost, built in the classic style. Two cannons, a drinking area (:drunk:), and a small dock.

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I hope you like it!

-Skipper  :jollyroger:

Edited by Skipper, 21 December 2011 - 04:41 PM.


#2 Captain Roger

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 10:55 PM

great MOC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i really love it...i only suggest you changing old 1992-1995 redcoats for 2009 redcoats...i think new redcoats look better.

I really love it because that MOC could be a real lego set
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#3 Ardelon

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 11:34 PM

Neat! It does look like it could be one of TLG’s own sets, elegant and simple. I’m not really a fan of those oversize MOCs you could fit a ship into, I prefer the slightly unrealistic "official" LEGO scale.
Good job!

Captain Roger, I respectfully disagree on the new Imperial Guards; though I admit the back printing and printed shako is an improvement, i didn’t see it as necessary. Furthermore, this is meant to be in the classic style, as Skipper writes.

Edited by Ardelon, 06 September 2011 - 11:36 PM.


#4 Trent

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 12:18 AM

I like this very much; as the other two posters have said, this would be believable if you posted it up as a 'lost' official set from the 90s.

#5 Skipper

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 01:53 AM

Thanks everyone! :classic:

I actually like the new Imperials over old, the printing is so beautiful. However I associate this bright yellow/red colorscheme completely with the older figures, so to me the new looks out of place.

That being said if this was built with tan/dark blue yes I would use the new figures.

Edited by Skipper, 19 December 2011 - 04:17 AM.


#6 Captain BeerBeard

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 03:08 AM

This is awesome! I think I built almost the same thing when I was  beardless and non alcoholic drinks where my drink of choice. What program did you use for the background in your  first pic? Lookin' good.
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#7 Hartfan

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 03:17 AM

Very simple but so nice. Love it. Great work !
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#8 Captain Becker

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 05:43 AM

Simple, Classic, Small and Easy build= Fantastic! Ijust love the feel of it. :pir-classic: Abd the photoshopped picture is just lovely. :thumbup: I think this could have been an offical set. Great work!

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#9 Weil

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 08:38 PM

Nice work! Like others say this could have fitted in seamlessly as an official set in the early 90s. Nice to see a MOC in the true classic pirates style. Like you I also prefer the 2009 wave redcoats but again like you I think it's much nicer to include the classic ones as they're a much better fit for this MOC. Good to see someone showing off that you don't need to build something complicated for it to still look good.
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#10 Bjornu

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 09:53 PM

Looks like a real Classic Pirate MOC!
I always try to make my MOCs look like it could fit with the series from 1989/1993.
In this case you Aced the feeling.
I hope to see more of these Classics From you!

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#11 Warhorse47

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Posted 08 September 2011 - 02:43 AM

Really nicely done!

#12 Hiawatha

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 07:02 PM

I agree also that this looks like it could be an actual set.

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#13 Captain Blackmoor

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 08:24 PM

This could be a set a few years ago... You have managed to capture exact the same building style! Not many people can achieve that in such a way. :thumbup:
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#14 Pavel

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Posted 01 October 2011 - 12:41 AM

I like it so much! It has the great old 90's Pirates appeal!




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