[MOD] Creator Pirate Ship (31109) Sail MOD

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I recently bought the new Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Ship (31109) and found it a really enjoyable build and a nice looking model but the sails bugged me. I don't mind them being brick built but the foresail and rearmost sail just didn't look right so I had a go at creating a furled look (it's very basic but I didn't want to have to change the masts/yards.)

50299139952_5961882154_c.jpgUntitled by g.nat, on Flickr

The foresail is my favourite bit... I used the spare bit of rigging to try and make it look a bit more realistic.

50298305458_63093f7a00_c.jpgUntitled by g.nat, on Flickr

The rearmost sail (mizzen sail?) was the one that bugged me the most as the original triangle shape just didn't seem to look right/make sense (not that I'm any sort of sail/rigging expert!) so I've reimagined it as a gaff-rigged sail.

50299139957_0a471e7f4a_c.jpgUntitled by g.nat, on Flickr

Side view

50299139962_97ba680e96_c.jpgUntitled by g.nat, on Flickr

Overall I'm pretty pleased with the result - the ship is now in my Lego town harbour as a tourist attraction/floating museum! (it has a made up history and back story but I'll leave that for another day!)

Thanks for looking - comments are very welcome!

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Much better result! I wonder if it will work with the sails from 21322.

Also. I'd be happier if this was in the Pirates theme...

Edited by JintaiZ

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Better! Now someone needs to mod out the weird non matching plates sticking out and too many colors on the interior paltes and it'll look very tasteful :)

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