ChrisPhilpot

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About ChrisPhilpot

  • Birthday September 27

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    http://www.chrisphilpot.co.uk/

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    West Sussex, UK
  • Interests
    Word games, quizzes, web design, darts, snooker, Formula 1

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    United Kingdom

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  1. ChrisPhilpot

    MOC: Uk Gritter

    CamelBoy68, that is absolutely brilliant. A flawless representation of an iconic vehicle on these shores. I love your Land Rover as well. Have you made any other MOCs that would set British hearts (like mine!) aflutter?
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    Request for help with Ford KA MOC

    Hello again! Six weeks or so after I started this thread, I have finally built what I think is a fairly good replica of the Ford KA (a.k.a., my car). What do you reckon? I am very open to constructive and critical feedback. I'd prefer you to rip it to shreds before I spend a lot of money on loads of blue tiles from Bricklink!
  3. ChrisPhilpot

    LDD MOC - Apartment building

    I'm pretty new around here but I'd be willing to guess this is one of the greatest MOCs in the history of this site. Serious kudos!
  4. ChrisPhilpot

    [MOC] McDonalds

    That is absolutely tremendous! Your friend has perfectly captured both the interior and exterior of a thriving restaurant, and those decals are adorable and to die for.
  5. ChrisPhilpot

    MOC: Back to the Future Libyan Terrorists

    Thanks so much! Better a little late than never: BTTF DeLorean and VW Camper.lxf – you'll have to substitute a few pieces which weren't available in LDD. But I've added a couple of bonus items not visible in the photos above!
  6. ChrisPhilpot

    Request for help with Ford KA MOC

    The main reason I joined this forum was to ask for some advice with a MOC I have struggled with for months, on and off. Earlier this year, I picked up my first ever car: a blue Ford KA. I would like (well, love!) to build a minifig-scale version of my car, but my limited experience with MOCs means I don't know where to begin. I have tried many different approaches in LDD, from laying out the basic chassis and trying to build it up from there, to trying to get the look of a particular area of the car right, and then build around it. But it's been a no-go. Can you help? Ideally, I would love to have an LDD file of something similar in scale to this model; that's how I put together the modified VW camper I posted earlier today. Something like this would be an ideal starting point: Any useful files, or just tips and advice? I hope you can help this relative newbie!
  7. ChrisPhilpot

    MOC: Back to the Future Libyan Terrorists

    Thanks! I was actually challenged to make it. I posted a photo of my DeLorean (a Christmas present) on Facebook, and someone joked I ought to have Libyans in a VW to chase it. And I delivered!
  8. ChrisPhilpot

    Hello from Germany!

    haha! Lego dating brings a new meaning to “making a connection”.
  9. ChrisPhilpot

    Tiny Fire Engine

    That is just brilliant! So utterly dinky and sweet. Well done!
  10. ChrisPhilpot

    MOC: Back to the Future Libyan Terrorists

    Thank you! I was chuffed with how well it turned out. A couple of extra photos are now in my signature.
  11. ChrisPhilpot

    What was your first LEGO set?

    I'm not sure what the first Lego set I would have been bought was, but the first which I remember buying with my own (pocket!) money was set 5918: Scorpion Tracker.
  12. ChrisPhilpot

    Custom Simpsons minifigs

    As a big fan of the Simpsons, I have to say that they are brilliant! I love the sweater on the Smithers minifig. Is that an official piece, or something you made specially?
  13. “Run for it, Marty!” I hope you like this MOC of the VW camper driven by the Libyan terrorists in the opening movie of the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy. It was based around a similar camper in yellow which I found on Reddit, made by legopirate85 (on imgur). An LDD file is available upon request!
  14. Hello everyone! My name is Chris, and I am a lifelong Lego fan from West Sussex in the UK. On the desk in front of me, I have a Volkswagen T1 Camper, modified Cuusoo DeLorean (with a number of MOC props from the Back to the Future films, of which I am a big fan), and a minifig-scale MOC VW camper with two BTTF Libyan terrorists! I look forward to sharing my photos of those MOCs with you, and asking for a little advice with a pet project I have been struggling with for a few months. I'm an occasional user of a few other Lego sites, online communities and tools. I subscribe to /r/Lego on Reddit for inspiration, use LDD to build my models, and head over to BrickLink and Brick Owl to buy the pieces I need to assemble them from bricks, not bits! I look forward to being a part of this community too.