DavidJSevern

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    [ MOC ] Modern Fire Brigade

    I saw this before on the AFOL Facebook group and studied the pictures for about ten minutes then. Still did it again for another ten minutes - beautiful architecture and design.
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    Train station

    Absolutely dreadful, one of the worst things I've ever seen in my life!!! (said with absolutely no uncontrollable jealousy) Could you possibly post a picture of the curved roof? I'd love to know how you achieved that with what look like 1x2x2 window pieces. Incredible MOC, excellent work sir :)
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    Holiday Destination - Beach (WIP)

    Thanks everyone for your replies! @eurotrash - I did look at the Simpsons loungers for a while but thought they looked a bit too 'blocky', I know it's Lego, so maybe I'm just being too picky :P I like the jet ski though; I've been using the one from the coast guard rescue set from this/last year and just changed the colours round a bit on a couple of them, it seems a stronger build than the polybag. The dive shop is a great idea! I've got a building made and wasn't sure what to put in it, but that may well have answered that question! @serpico - Your city is great! Are you on YouTube? I feel as though I've seen that mountain at the back before but can't quite think where. I think I'll end up doing a rocky area, but have it starting further to the side of the beach. I've considered a lighthouse too but I think there's a friends one coming out next year so plan on looking at that and possibly modding it to less offensive colours and fleshing it out a bit. The lifeguard from the latest series is bald at the minute, I stole the hair for a sigfig, but I hadn't even thought about putting him on the beach - thanks! :) @3BrickFriends - I'd love to post videos to YouTube, but it's this British accent I'm blessed with that makes me think I couldn't pull it off as suavely as the regulars do. I very much enjoy their videos though, any suggestions for lesser known ones? Bricks4Chris, FrictionPin are the main towns I like to keep updated on, but I'd love to see more!
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    Holiday Destination - Beach (WIP)

    Hi all, I've been wanting to build a Lego city for a very long time, ever since I started watching YouTube videos on people's cities and thinking 'I wish I could do that', then I moved into my own house and the dream became a reality! It took a while between deciding to do it and actually doing it, mainly because I had no idea how to do it and which route to take. I wasn't too keen on having an 'urban' looking city, nothing against them (and the majority of those I've seen are incredible) but I wanted something more cheery and relaxing. In the end, I decided to model my city on a Spanish holiday destination where I used to go when I was younger; it had everything I wanted to build: beach, walkway, palm trees, restaurants, and lots more little bits and pieces that'd make for an interesting build. For my first build I wanted to do something relatively simple (which later turned out NOT to be simple) so I chose to do the 'hub' of the whole scene: the beach. http://s1373.photobu...html?sort=3&o=0 The wall was the tricky (or time consuming) part - initially I build the whole structure with a one stud overlap, and meant to form a 'lip' on the top of the wall for baseplates to be slotted nicely on top and held together with tiles. This was all well and good until I realised it would be impossible to move the finished town if I kept it in that layout, so I changed to a modular method: I plan to raise the whole city to be level with the walls of the beach, and connect it all using technic pins. It's a costly method, and maybe a bit overkill, but I'll be the easiest way to allow the town to be mobile. I'm wanting to finish the beach before I start work on another main part, and need a mountain of tan 4 x 4 plates and trans light blue 1 x 2 plates, the latter of which is very expensive for its size (maybe my luck will come in and it'll appear on a pick-a-brick wall...) but my side project for this - the part that I need help with - is the furniture for the beach: lilos, deck chairs, umbrellas, tables etc. If anyone's made or seen anything like that (or has any suggestions of what else could go on the beach), I'd very much enjoy seeing it! Thank you all very much, EuroBricks is slowly becoming my most visited site - mainly because I've not seen one nasty or hurtful comment yet, and that's wonderful I have a more detailed blog of this at www.legoseafronttown.blogspot.co.uk (hopefully I can post the link) which I plan to update in the coming few days.
  5. Hi all, Sorry if this is posted in the wrong place! Anyway, due to financial and medical issues, I've been forced to sell my entire bricklink store (the investment sets haven't gone just yet...) If you're interested in bulking up your store, please have a look on ebay :) The auction says only UK shipping, but if someone is serious about buying from abroad, then please let me know on here and we can sort something out (via ebay of course, just so you know you're safe!!!) Thank you! David Severn
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    Bionicle 2015 Discussion

    I searched for Bionicle on here as well! I guess it just searched titles, oh well! Thanks for the link anyway, I'll have a look :)
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    Bionicle 2015 Discussion

    Hi all, For those who are interested, Bionicle is making a come back next year! Apparantly, there are rumours that details are to be announced at Comic Con!
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    Storage and Sorting LEGO

    As in they're getting them for a lot less money than what we over in the UK have to pay for them. I dont understand the confusion :P
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    Storage and Sorting LEGO

    Hi all, I was wondering - if there are any Bricklink sellers here - what storage systems you all use? At the minute, I only have 44 drawers and about £2000 worth of stock, so the majority of sets are just lying in boxes, making picking orders VERY difficult. Especially if I've sold that piece before and have to search through a set only to realise it's not there! Anyway, this is the cheapest drawer set I've found so far: http://www.maplin.co...7-x-147mm-nd82d Does anyone have any better suggestions? Americans are getting 60 drawer units for 18 dollars! I've looked at importing, but it works out more expensive than the 44 drawer cases.
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    Gradior

    I never wanted to be one of those who just posted 'cool' in forums, but this is deserving of it as I can't think of any other word to describe it: cool!!!
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    UK AFOLs Facebook Group

    Nope, dont worry, I definitely didnt misunderstand :) I agree with everything you said, I just thought it would be nice to have a group on facebook - it seems to be neglected a lot on the AFOL front unfortunately!
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    UK AFOLs Facebook Group

    Hi, I was thinking about Eurobricks, it's always the site I come to first when I switch my computer on and I find it a very good source of news and MOCs (without wanting to sound like an advertisement!) but I know a lot of people don't come on here, whereas the majority of people (except yourself!) go on Facebook quite regularly and use it for a primary source of news. Maybe the group won't take off, but the members are slowly coming in and hopefully if will act as a primary Facebook place for people to discuss upcoming events and the like. I'll always come to Eurobricks for the MOCs, as it is simply second to none for those, whereas Facebook wouldn't really give the option of uploading such detailed paragraphs about the MOCs, just a picture or two.
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    UK AFOLs Facebook Group

    Hi all, I hope this isn't breaking and advertising rule or anything, but I just wanted to make people aware of a Facebook group I've set up for AFOLs in the UK. I've searched Facebook for a group to join but couldn't find one, so figured I'd set one up! I'm hoping to be able to discuss upcoming events, maybe organise a few meet ups, and get people to post pictures to the group! The link is below: https://www.facebook.com/groups/748875395155515/ Again, sorry if this breaks any of the EuroBricks rules, but I think a little UK community would be nice!
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    [WIP MOC] Mall of America LEGO Store

    Wow! We don't have anything like that over here, very nice building!!!
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    [WIP MOC] Mall of America LEGO Store

    Hi, would you possibly be able to upload the photographs of the actual store? From your design it looks very interesting, wouldn't mind seeing it! I'm in the UK, so I can't pop over and have a look :(