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#1 BigRedGoat


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Posted 29 January 2012 - 08:20 PM

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As I was separating an organizing all my loose bricks yesterday, I figured I'd try my hand at making another vehicle for my town. I snapped together a quick mail truck (USPS inspired) complete with the surly mailman.

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The back opens to hold all the mail and the mailman's satchel:
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I'd be angry if my torso was crooked too:
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And making his delivery to the apple tree house:
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I know it's small, a little boring, and half those bricks are more yellow than white, but be gentle with me, it's been about 20 years since my last MOC.

#2 markz68


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Posted 29 January 2012 - 08:53 PM

I like it.  My Dad's a retired mailman.  I am surprised I haven't seen a US mailtruck before.
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#3 LEGO Guy Bri

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 08:54 PM

Neat little mail van 'BRG'. It definitely has the old style look the had. They changed out ours for a slightly larger model but, I still see these around. As a suggestion, it could use some smaller headlights in exchange for a grill. Looking forward to future builds and welcome to EB   Posted Image
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#4 lightningtiger


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Posted 29 January 2012 - 09:14 PM

Nice classic style 4 wide US Mail inspired van 'BigRedGoat', but that mail guy looks like he might go postal....lock the gun cabinet ! :laugh:
Good job designing that little vehicle and Brick On 'BigRedGoat' ! :classic:

#5 JackJonespaw


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Posted 29 January 2012 - 09:29 PM

Very nice! I'm not so sure about that mailbag, though.  :laugh:

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#6 dr_spock


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Posted 30 January 2012 - 03:24 AM

Cute little US Postal Service truck.  Mailman doesn't seem too pleased with his job.  :classic:

#7 Dakar A

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 10:41 PM

If I were you, I would use two 1x1 tans-clear plates, and put one of these in the center of the truck:

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Good luck cheering up your post man. Because Big Brother doesn't want sad people in Lego City...  :look:  :devil:

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