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  1. Instantly recognizable and very good looking on the wide tires! Only comment would be that I think the rear tires should sit fully behind the cab, not slightly under it.
  2. I don't have anything to add, other than to say thanks for taking the time to share progress; I'm following this thread with interest .
  3. I can't help but think that some of the approaches used on supercar 8070 would have generated a more pleasing result. Mattel's version of this batmobile is also far more of a rugged space framed bruiser, rather than a highly raked streetcar....time will tell whose approach is closest. https://gizmodo.com/take-the-batmans-new-batmobile-for-a-ride-with-this-obs-1847863709
  4. I also have to agree about the side. The F1 is not a super low car, but here it is almost touching the ground, with the sills visually sitting lower than the front and rear bumpers. In reality the ducts emanating from behind the front wheels blend gracefully into the rear flank before the rear wheel, rather than going up and over it - have you considered using plates to capture this more subtlety than is possible with a full stud?
  5. Having just seen the new trailer, I can only hope that the ride height on this is adjustable in some way.
  6. This has a really cool thunderbirds type vibe! The proportions and structure need some work but definitely keep going. The original concept is by Darek Zabrocki - I don't want to post a direct link in just in case, but google that name there's quite a bit of info on it. As you can see below, someone has had a go at modelling it in 3d - something is still slightly 'off' with the proportions for me, which just goes to show how difficult recreation is, even without the constraints of bricks.
  7. That's a lovely looking tractor, and well done for getting so much realistic function into such a narrow chassis. The rear mudguards are genius!
  8. Just watched Sariel's video and was really surprised at how high the front and rear idlers have been mounted - I assume this is because it otherwise has difficulty turning? Also a shame to see 6 bogies instead of 8 at this scale / cost.
  9. Seeing as you have a huge amount of space at the rear, between the rearmost axle, I'm not sure why you've decided to package the motors side by side? Visually, I also think a couple of studs more wheelbase would help with proportions.
  10. Some of these comments about the competition being a popularity contest don't come over at all well. I think directing reflective criticism at one's own builds is much more productive than trying to find fault in other's. Then there is cause and effect. A member may be popular because they produce high quality builds; ergo their build is going to be popular due to the inherent quality. I also don't think you can ever assume a correlation between a post's view count and quality.
  11. Really like it; instantly recognisable and with every part seemingly having a reason (functional and structural) to be there. With the new Zetros tires, this MOC is making me think of a smaller version (FW or Panther)!
  12. Thanks for all of the effort that went into this! I'm extremely proud to be a runner up and totally agree with the scoring; as Jim knows, I had my own queries over whether the original front end loader was already a bit too studless, so I'm glad that the more studded sets won through!
  13. I'm sure a lot of people appreciated the effort to goes into creating presentations but I'd also imagine there were quite a few who perhaps felt a tiny bit mislead by the title and the relative quantity of EV3 needed, which in itself massively narrows the audience? What it does demonstrate to me is that a really good fairground ride truck could be built out of 42128.
  14. Really enjoyed the contest and looking at all the entries. Has been fascinating to look back at the 'old' way of building and wondering how the techniques used by Lego back in the day would be judged today - the difference in robustness is really stark. It's also been good to see a lot of MOCs of a generally lower part count and budget - I would think that nearly all could possibly be made for around 100 euros each, which is rare to see!