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#1 Jammiedodger

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 03:53 PM

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Hey everyone. I've been very busy lately, so I haven't had much time at all for Eurobricks. :cry_sad: Now that I have some spare time, I'm going to share some more MOCs with you all. :classic:
This has been built for... ohh... two years now? I kept taking parts off to use elsewhere, but I finally decided to get it finished and out of the way! And here it is, Grievous' Lair, in the playset style of Cloud City and this year's Echo Base.
I tried to incorporate as many things as I could from the CW episode where this location debuted. Unfortunately, I couldn't make Gor, General Grievous' pet, as I didn't have the parts. Anyway, on we go...

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Fil and a trooper fight one of the Magnaguards...
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Vebb battles next to a statue of Grievous...
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The landing area door can open...
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Who dares enter the Lair?
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Watch out for the Molten Pit!!!
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Operated by removing the support...
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Fisto engages Grievous...
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His Doctor watches, shouting encouragement! (custom made head decal)
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Grievous' repair room/control room...
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The armory...
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Can he escape in time?
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Operating station for the hologram...
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Is it a trick?
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Thanks for looking. C&C welcome! :classic:

#2 K-Nut

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 04:07 PM

Beautiful! I especially like the Starfighter. I have to make my own for Kit some day. Great work!  :thumbup:
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Posted 08 October 2011 - 05:00 PM

Wow, I really love this! It reminded me of CC when I saw it, funny to see you had the same idea  :tongue:
All the little sections are very well made, especialy the door, the pit and the control room.
I also like the statue idea, but that might've been better in a seperate room with a door, between the entrance and the hallway.

Overall you did an amazing job!
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#4 Mr Man

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 05:20 PM

Very nice work here Jammiedodger :thumbup: :thumbup:, I love the use of the old GG and the white lightsabre blades as a statue :wub:. All the little rooms are great also, this would make a great set, but you may need to cut out GG and his droid so people will buy the GG starfighter set to add it to this one :wink:.
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Posted 08 October 2011 - 05:43 PM

This is one of my favourite episodes from CW, and you effectively captured many moments of it :thumbup:

Hope you won't give up the idea to make Grievous' pet, once you'll have the right parts :wink:

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#6 Stardusty

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 05:54 PM

:oh:


That's one of my favorite SW:TCW episodes and all the scenes look just right.
With some minor adjustments, this would be a great set!
Excellent job Jammiedodger! :thumbup:
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#7 lightningtiger

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 09:27 PM

I  :wub: it 'Jammiedodger', a fantastic idea....I wonder what other CW scenes could be done Cloud City style.....would make a great contest eh ? :grin:
At least Nardar wasn't dead.....yet....never trust a four arm guy to fight clean. :devil:  
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#8 M<0><0<DSWIM

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 09:29 PM

This is an awesome looking set!  I love that you gave it a "real playset" look to it, incorporating all the sections/scenes from the episode.  My only suggestion would be to build a custom JSF rather than using an official one. :thumbup:

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 09:29 PM

Well, it's about time you posted this! :laugh: I looks like you improved it since I last saw it, and it looks much cleaner now with all the tiling and stuff. :thumbup: All the play features are nice and overall it looks indeed like a Cloud City style playset. Nice work.

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My only suggestion would be to build a custom JSF rather than using an official one. :thumbup:
It is a custom one. :wink: It's just based on the design of the official JSFs.


I shall attempt to recreate Grievous' Lair myself one day... some day...

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 01:19 AM

This is awesome Jammie! :thumbup: This is a great idea and I think LEGO should consider more sets like this.  And I'm like you, I tend to have my MOCs sit around before I post them! :laugh:
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Posted 09 October 2011 - 04:08 AM

Very cool!
Why can't LEGO make these types of sets more often? :grin:
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Posted 09 October 2011 - 05:05 AM

Nice attention to detail, well done.

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 06:47 AM

Simply wonderful!
There's nothing I like better than a well-made SW MOC, and this is better than well-made!  :blush:
I love this huge masterpiece!  :wub:
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Posted 10 October 2011 - 02:20 AM

Awsome job of creating Grevous's lair with Lego system style play featurtes. :thumbup: I love tha hole feel of it.
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#15 Jammiedodger

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 05:57 PM

Thanks so much everyone. :sweet: My first blog too!!!
Yes, that is a custom JSF. I modified Ahsoka's as it was the one most like Fisto's. :wink:

Thanks again!

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 09:47 PM

I only do OT with the occasional PT, but I think I'd make an exception if LEGO were to release a set just like this. I especially like the statue. Simply brilliant use for the outdated figure.

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 10:55 AM

Great work Jammiedodger, as soon as I saw it I was reminded off the clone wars episode prior to reading your post. :thumbup:

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 02:18 PM

Wow very good job. :classic:
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Posted 15 October 2011 - 05:41 AM

This is a wonderul MOC, I would loe to see this as a set.
If you were to just have the main base of the lair it would make for a great kamino or cloud city MOC.




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