Roadmonkeytj

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  1. Nice city incorporation... By chance do you have the part number for the small square lattice windows?
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    [COR Nov FB3] Alehouse, Jameston

    Another beautiful building any chance to see it with the roof off?
  3. On another undisclosed island in the Brick Sea's our pair of smugglers unloads more Stolen Goods to some local Authoritarian Types. Also: Silence is GOLDEN Hush Hush
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    [SR-FB] Mama Doesn't Know

    Thanks all for the comments! Yes the smugglers are unloading goods of undisclosed origin to the local authorities of all nations because everyone loves cargo at below market pricing because it turns a bigger profit. You see they are just business men after all.
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    [COR - FB] Official schooner Concord - Class 4

    Unethically perhaps but unfounded... Nay sir lmao
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    A boat, adrift

    It means your trying to license a rowboat again? Hahahaha Looking forward to this story arc.
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    Chances of an Emerald Night re-release?

    I think this is the main thing here... The "toy train craze" where everyone had to have a train has passed kids these days aren't into trains like we were. Maybe because today's trains became boring they all look the same no one really "has a connection" to trains any more unless it's subways, metrolinks, or trams (fill in the European equivalent). Most people that ride these don't enjoy them lol. It makes sense that tlg still offers them but not as a main stream. Superhero cartoons have replace comic books, Harry Potter has replaced the castles an knights, who didn't love playing with dinosaurs? I think the thing we AFOL's forget is they are a marketing company selling toy blocks. Yes we have a small niche in their market but the vast majority is still kids who will play with Lego's and forget about them as they grow.
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    Chances of an Emerald Night re-release?

    Personally I think after 12v and 9v they tried to get away from the "special use parts" and more toward parts that can build any type of model/design
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    Chances of an Emerald Night re-release?

    I can speak from personal experience.... The EN while pretty is the worst running train I've ever come across. I bought it late last year from a friend. It ran so horrible it became a shelf display. Then I decided I was going to make it run. I've reworked the chassis reworked the trucks reworked the boiler/motor configuration. Redesigned the tender. Then reworked all of it again when I finally ran it at a show. The set it's just not a good stock set but a great looking set... I would rather they develop a great new steam engine on thepu platform than re-release the EN
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    [MOC] PRR 4-4-6-4 Q2 Duplex

    Even if it sat in a yard at a show it's still a beautiful engine and I would be proud of it were mine
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    [COR - FB] Official schooner Concord - Class 4

    Very nice ship indeed sir!
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    [MOC] SER VATOR

    This is a great looking delivery truck!
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    MOC Mechanic's garage warehouse with Speed Champions influence

    Great "shop filler" can't wait to see it all in one place!
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    MOC: Excavator

    You got some sharp looking equipment there!
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    [COR aMRCA] A Diplomatic mission

    I really like the shutter treatments on this!
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    Pub file?

    @crutchlow Created an amazing Pub... They offered the LDD file in THIS thread however it's no longer there for download. Did anyone that's still here happen to download it that would be OK with sharing it via PM?
  17. Our pair of smugglers has made yet another stop in the Brick Sea's at an undisclosed island. These local Authoritarian Types had no qualms about where this cargos origins lay just saw profits in discounted product.
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    A Gathering in Westface

    Nice little house... The door is my favorite
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    [SR-FB] Hush Hush

    Who said the rum was for them? Lol thanks for the compliments! Thank you.... I've been on a rock kick lately lol Or is it....? Glad you like it! The idea was calm water. If you like this build you will love the next two parts! Keep your pen well inked....
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    [SR-FB] Hush Hush

    At an undisclosed location in the Brick Sea's a pair of smugglers unloads some Stolen Rum to some local Authoritarian Types for a shiny sack of Silver. Also: Silence is GOLDEN Mama doesn't know
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    AT&SF #2926 - 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive

    @Daedalus304 She's even more amazing in motion! How often did you refill the smoke?
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    [REVIEW] 10268 - Vestas Wind Turbine

    If you ever find someone who has please share with me how they did it!
  23. Does the faith allow padre to display a pistol? This might have to be a knife fight lol
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    [MOC]Horse Drawn Fire Engine

    Thank you very much! Might just have to make the ladder wagon now lol
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    [MOC]Horse Drawn Fire Engine

    So I'm not sure if this fits most of y'alls idea of Town... But it does mine lol. So I build a burnt cottage and wanted to have a fire engine to go with it. However a modern engine just wouldn't do as it would look out of place with my horse drawn carriages. I have always loved the old steam pumpers ever since I saw them as a kid. So I took to recreating. This isn't based off a specific model... More loosely based what I thought looked good in Lego. This has few fragile connections so it's not a playable moc but it's purpose will be to display in a layout once built so it should be OK. Also I intent to use the newer horses to look like they are running. Comments and criticism welcomed thanks for viewing!