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13 replies to this topic  – Started by Admiral Bejaune , Mar 01 2013 08:09 AM

#1 Admiral Bejaune

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:09 AM

Hey everyone,

I have designed this simple carronade that would work well on minifig illusion scale ships.  It is very simple but IMO very effective on such a limited scale that is the illusion scale.  Please feel free to use it, improve it, or to not use it at all. Comments are welcome, and I am curious to see if and how the communiy could improve it.

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 09:57 AM

Great and neat little build. Well done..!

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 04:50 PM

Nice :thumbup: I think some ropes or rubber bands to hold it in place would make it even better :classic:
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Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:11 AM

What a great idea for such a useless part.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:48 PM

Brilliant design, nice and smooth!
I wonder if it really needs the 1x1 round brick on the barrel , wouldn't it look nicer and chunkier without it?
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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:55 PM

Excellent design!  I've made one myself, and it looks great on the deck of my ship.  Thanks for sharing this.......

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#7 Frank Brick Wright

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 10:39 PM

I rather like it, it is a good design :thumbup: I'd agree with CGH in the final round brick though… Also, would it be possible to make it turnable (I know the scale is very limited, but perhaps you can work around with something?). I think the base at its current stage is a bit too simplistic but I agree it is perfectly to scale and does look nice in the deck!

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 02:21 PM

Brilliant, I will use this design, saves me a lot of technic pin connectors, it's a simple design but that makes it great for using them in large numbers :thumbup: .
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Posted 04 March 2013 - 04:02 PM

I like it! :thumbup: Can we see it on a ship? And please swivel? :grin:

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:23 AM

Neat! Looks really good. :wink: The only thing that I would fix is the middle piece, I don't like how it gets fatter in the middle then gets skinnier again. Just my opinion. :snicker:

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 01:28 AM

its great! specially when you find a very usefull way to use some non-piratical bricks!
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Posted 13 March 2013 - 01:01 AM

I was about to say "dang you you modified bricks!", but then i looked at slide three and smiled real big. I'll use this most likely.
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Posted 15 March 2013 - 07:40 PM

Great, I go try to make it :wink:

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:56 AM

These carronades are nice, maybe I'll use some of them on my ship of the line.
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