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#1 Legostein

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 01:26 PM

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Hello everybody!

With the new round/sloped bricks from the Alien Encounters theme, I got the idea to use them for (yet) another version of the Trade Federation Lucrehulk-class Battleship. The ship should be familiar and first appears in The Phantom Menace and then also the later movies and TV series. :classic:

The inner spehere is brick-built, as I didn't want to use the UCS Star Destroyer deflector shield spheres. These are almost impossible to find in light bluish gray, and I wanted this ship to be easily built by everyone with cheap standard pieces. Free instructions included of course! :classic:


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As long as BrickShelf is being moderated (which can take several days), you can access the instructions directly from my homepage: Lucrehulk Battleship Building Instructions

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#2 Fuppylodders

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 01:35 PM

Brilliant! looks very in scale with itself! great job =D

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:05 PM

Awesome. Brilliant techniques such as the grey heads for the engines.
But maybe there are better bricks to build the central sphere? It looks a little bit too edged imo.
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#4 Mr Man

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:16 PM

Ooh very nice Legostein :thumbup:. The central sphere looks a little small, but the peaces for the outer ring are great.
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 07:55 PM

Wow! This is amazing. Nice job, and great building skills.

#6 LEGOman273

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:18 PM

Excellent MOC. Is this for the CB?

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 10:42 AM

Beautifully crafted ship, great work!
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#8 Oky

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:33 AM

Very nice as usual, Legostein! But I gotta agree with Bane here, the center sphere could be better. I think it would be best if you would use the swivel turret piece from the AT-TE. It would be just about the right size and shape, and it's common enough that people can use it.

And as LEGOman273 asked, would you like to enter this in the Phantom Menace community build? It would make a great entry! :classic:

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 02:48 AM

Really nice work, Legostein. As has been said, the core looks a little small, but I think that might actually be caused by the arms being too fat. That being said, I can't really think of any way to fix the proportions of the arms.

Oh, well, minute accuracy details aside, great work. :thumbup: (did I just say that I didn't care about minute accuracy details? :distressed: )

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:06 PM

You dude are the king of mini and mid-scale building ! :classic:
Nicely done.
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#11 Legostein

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 10:28 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone! :classic: I know it is not always possible to please everyone, but I always try my best. :wink:

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