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    [MOC] NCS Security Sentry

    That is an excellent solution for compact suspension and steering. I bet you could make the wheels spin freely by sticking a technic pin 1/2 on the end of those t-bars and using a wheel with a pin hole in it, but I feel like that may compromise the looks and posability, although I'm not sure and I'd be tempted to try it. Definitely worthy of being a display model though; I love your solution for the satellite dish as well, I don't think I've seen that before and it looks great!
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    [MOC] Serenity (Firefly)

    This is just amazing. I remember seeing some older MOCs of Serenity and its nice to see that you took advantage of some newer parts. That front shot is especially satisfying for some reason.
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    [MOC] Angel - Emerald golem

    This is beautiful! It has such clean lines, especially for a build with very few right angles to speak of, and your photography is amazing too!
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    [MOC] Tablescrap Hoverbike

    Thanks! That was the look I was going for, so I'm glad you agree.
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    [MOC] Tablescrap Hoverbike

    This is a small hoverbike I made while messing around with the classic tricycle chassis that is now mostly used on Star Wars speeder bikes. I had been messing around a little with it on and off for months, and finally decided to finish it off a couple of days ago. It's not much, but I feel like it has a different look from the Star Wars speeders while still retaining some of the design features.
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    [WIP] Transparent yellow turmeric dyed Lego windshield

    This is absolutely amazing. I've permanently stained a few of my clothes with turmeric, so I bet it lasts a while, but I would have never guessed it would stain legos so! I'd love to see if the stocking thing works, although I doubt I have any unscratched trans-clear pieces lying around to test it on.
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    [MOC] M-tron & Ice Planet FOXX mobile suits

    Great job on these; you did an excellent job balancing form and function with this design, as your shot of the Ice Planet one crouching illustrates so well.
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    LEGO Architecture Local Landmark Contest - Voting

    Entry A: 1 point Entry B: 1 point Entry D: 1 point
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    Star Wars LEGO Photography

    Here's a shot I took of my newly purchased Ghost set alongside two A-wings (I was trying to take a "Phoenix Squadron" shot): Lego photography actually got me out of a mini dark age a while back, so I'm sure I'll be posting more!
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    [LDD MOC] Rebels Phoenix Squadron and Blade Wing

    These are all glorious MOCs, I was waiting for someone to create some of these. The yellow TIE is so niche I never thought I'd see one in lego, but wow it looks amazing.
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    What's your recent LEGO Star Wars Purchase?

    It happens. I think if I hadn't been such an unruly child when it came to legos this would have happened to me!
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    [MOC] TX-130T Fighter Tank

    It looks really nice in both colors. Still, I think the imperial one is so much cleaner and menacing looking. Great job!
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    Photography Subforum?

    I more or less came out of a mini dark age because of photography, so I'd love there being a photography sub-forum.
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    [WIP] M-Tron Enterprise

    If you manage to use that huge window piece, that would be really impressive and make for an awesome MOC. I can't wait to see what you do with this!
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    [MOC] Mini G1 Ratchet

    I remember trying to make lego transformers as a kid, and could never have imagined coming close to something like this. Awesome job!
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    Really neat MOC! I love the Blacktron 2-esque color scheme, and the wings are really nice and artistic. Those antenna also look really nice and insect-like.
  17. I just finished my entry with an overview shot and a third model (I hope I'm not forgetting anything...); And also I want to say how much I like Marv's secret agent theme. I know Lego has done themes like that many times before, but this one is so much cooler than any of the Lego ones in my opinion; the building techniques and color scheme are simply awesome.
  18. Thanks! I plan on making at least one more, and then doing maybe a few "functional" images to show off the dump truck's functionality and those sorts of things.
  19. I'm very impressed by the whole transforming and combining setup. The robot forms look especially amazing and seem pretty hard to make digitally!
  20. So I started my WIP post here: http://www.eurobrick.... . I'm new to both Eurobricks and LDraw/POV-RAY, so any comments are greatly appreciated!
  21. Entry # 19: Star builders My theme is Star Builders. This theme is space construction; these are the vehicles they use to build those asteroid cities we saw in Space Police. I had always wondered how those cities got there, so I figured I'd make a theme out of the heavy equipment used to make them. Total parts in theme:1277 Set 1: Planetoid Hauler, 308 pieces. The back of it dumps sideways and the cover opens on hinges. This dump truck is used to transport rock and raw materials to and from work sites in the asteroid belt. .mpd file (I sorta messed up the file types on this one): http://www.brickshel...ineersship1.mpd Set 2: Asteroid Crawler, 672 pieces. This excavator is used to do the heavy digging in space job sites. Its four legs are good for moving around on all terrains, and its clawed feet can hold on to even the most extreme terrain. .ldr file: http://www.brickshel...cavatormech.ldr Set 3: Comet Crane, 305 pieces. This crane is used to transport rocks, building materials, and other large items around job sites. The ship's thrusters can rotate 180 degrees to provide downward thrust to help move heavy items. .ldr file: http://www.brickshel.../spacecrane.ldr Edit 1: Added links to the files Edit 2: Added overview, more descriptions, and third model
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    [MOC] TheNerdyOne's Fleet

    These are all glorious; I remember when I was a little kid I tried building a Corellian corvette at around that scale and I messed it up pretty badly. That Quasar-class cruiser is quite ambitious; I can't wait to see it finished!
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    [MOC] SW-vig stormtrooper playground

    Really interesting idea and clever construction of that swingset.