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#1 Graysmith

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 05:39 PM

So I was looking at the review of the new Big Ben Architecture set and I couldn't help but feel that it looks way too skinny and oddly proportional being 3-wide. So I decided I'd re-do it in the same style (more or less) but in 4-wide. Then I got a little carried away and made the clock part 5-wide so it looks even more like the real thing. I'm quite pleased with it, but I'm no MOC-building expert by any means either. The only thing I wished looked better would be the lower section of the roof which isn't that tall in reality. Too bad (and really odd) that LEGO doesn't make those corner slopes in 2-brick height.

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#2 Mr Copperhead

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:48 PM

Cool, yours looks much better than the set.  That clock sticking out just bugs me!

#3 DLuders

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:51 PM

You're right -- the 4-wide version looks more realistic than the 3-wide version in the Architecture set:

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#4 LEGOfan123

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 08:18 PM

Nice LDD MOC Graysmith! I think that your version looks more realistic than the real set!
Good job!

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#5 Holodoc

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:28 PM

 LEGOfan123, on 20 April 2012 - 08:18 PM, said:

Nice LDD MOC Graysmith! I think that your version looks more realistic than the real set!

Nothing to add. Thank you for improving the "real" set! :thumbup:

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#6 eddie19

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 11:55 PM

nice one graysmith as a londoner i have to say  your moc is much more realistic than  lego's attempt welldone  :classic:




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