Wurger49

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  1. My first modification of the dragon turns out to be a wyvern, what I thought to be front legs on the wings are just clawed wrists of their wings, dragons have four legs that are independent from its wings. Three plates are the distance required so the wings and front legs on ball joints do not interfere with each other, I used a green 2x4 plate plus two dark tan 1x2 plates to build up the torso that has eight ball joint plates. I made the front legs shorter and slimmer by removing the large 1x3x2 arch and using the just the smaller green slope, with two flower plates as support. I changed how the single claw is attached on the wing wrist by using black brackets, the dark green open clip tile sticks out too much. The expanded wingspan and longer tail balanced out this four-legged fire-breathing dragon. I love this brick-built dragon, the same ball jointed torso design idea can be applied to many other animals. In the latest version I have added two more ball joints to the wings, added plates to reinforce the joints and wings. There are now 10 ball joints and 9 bar joints on this dragon! The wing joints allow the wings to have many different angles and sweeps: - Gull Wing - Inverted gull wing - M-wing - W-wing Exploded Views Photos Below: LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Creator Medieval Castle Dragon 31120 by Richard Yao, on Flickr
  2. Very late in doing these MODs, Australia didn't have any stock for 501st Battle Pack for much of 2021, finally got two 75280s on my hands via a seller in Germany, shipping took ages due to Covid. I rebuilt the BARC Speeder and AT-RT to be more screen accurate and closer to scale. I also started to use Studio to reverse engineer my builds digitally so I can generate instructions. https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-92197/wurger49/501st-clone-barc-speeder-and-at-rt-only-pieces-from-75280/#details LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO Star Wars 75280 501st Clone BARC Speeder and AT-RT Upgrade Alternate Build MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr
  3. I have realised that the legs are 3 sections instead of 2, so I have updated the model to reflect that. The laser gun mount has also being updated. Star Wars 501st AT-RT Walker V1.1 75280 by Richard Yao, on Flickr Star Wars 501st AT-RT Walker V1.1 75280 by Richard Yao, on Flickr Star Wars 501st AT-RT Walker V1.1 75280 by Richard Yao, on Flickr Star Wars 501st AT-RT Walker V1.1 75280 by Richard Yao, on Flickr
  4. The LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler: Scarecrow Showdown is a great model that doesn’t break the bank to buy and doesn’t take up too much space inside a home. Using the pieces I have on hand, I changed the roof plates so it’s closer to the original design, the official roof design just has too many studs compare to the rest of the body. I have also removed the stud shooters next to the front wheels. Extra Pieces Required: 2 x 61409 Black Slope 18 2 x 1 x 2/3 with 4 Slots 1 x 3023 Black Plate 1 x 2 1 x 3020 Black Plate 2 x 4 1 x 43722 Black Wedge, Plate 3 x 2 Right 1 x 43723 Black Wedge, Plate 3 x 2 Left 2 x 2431 Black Tile 1 x 4 2 x 27263 Black Tile, Modified Facet 2 x 2 Corner with Cut Corner 2 x 63864 Black Tile 1 x 3 LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr LEGO 76239 Batmobile Tumbler MOD by Richard Yao, on Flickr
  5. Wurger49

    [MOD] 76239 Batmobile Tumbler Roof Update

    Yeah, you won't regret it. The official set is better than the MOCs out there in this scale.
  6. Wurger49

    [MOD] 76239 Batmobile Tumbler Roof Update

    Thank you. For the flaps, they look good to me, the gold connectors are very strong, I can’t think of any other way to attach the the flaps.
  7. thank you, never thought I could squeeze so much articulation into one small model.
  8. Thank you! You would have all the pieces if you have two 31120 castle sets.
  9. When I saw the 75311 reviews with the new Artillery Stormtrooper and Greef Karga minifigure, I loved them! The vehicle itself was ok, I understand LEGO used a 6-stud-wide design to keep the price down and cheaper for collectors that buy sets for army building. As I am a vehicle type of guy; instead of building two Trexler 906 Armored Marauders, I upgraded it to a 8-stud-wide vehicle that can seat 6 stormtroopers side by side, and 1 stormtrooper beneath a new dorsal turret. The overall Marauder is widened by 2 studs and lengthened by 2 studs (1-stud on the sponsons and 1 stud on the cockpit). The new model measures 22cm in length and 11cm in width (8cm without the sponsons). The hull is widened by using two 2x16 dark bluish grey plates on the sides of the 6x10 black plate as the base. An extra roof tile is added to the sponsons with 2x3 inverted roof tile replacing the 1x3 one to lengthen the sponsons between the lateral laser cannons and storage container. The trans-light blue engine outlets are lengthened to 4 round plates each, sitting on a 2x4 plate with two 1x2 grille pieces. For the cockpit, my first version simply widened the front and top panels to 6 studs, but the vertical frames are too wide apart and don’t represent the Marauder’s notched front well. I changed to front and top panels back to the original 4 studs, used 3x3 light bluish grey corner plates for the top panels, 28192 45 ° slopes and SNOT techniques to mount laser cannons. Each chair sits on two 1x2 1 stud plate, so they are offset by half a stud each, allowing two stormtroopers to sit next to each other side by side. The plates on the side doors are changed to 2x2 special 2-stud plates and 1x2 door rail plates. I removed all stud shooters and used original LEGO’s design for all my laser cannons, Lego included a spare reddish brown 3L bar, a black technic pin and a black lightsaber hilt for each set, so I have enough parts for all six cannons. I went through more than ten different variants of dorsal turret before settling on the current version, the thought of why didn’t I think of this before always comes to my mind. The V1.2 is 6-stud-wide with low profile after rewatching The Mandalorian S2E4. The latest laser gun mounts with elevation are designed by bruce_swift, https://www.instagram.com/bruce_swift/. Two alternate turret designs can be built at the same time. An option to make the cockpit guns elevatable was given to me by GuCi2020 from Reddit, very smart, check it out: https://imgur.com/a/E7078c1 I have included exploded view photos on the linked post below to show how I made the changes, I highly recommend building the LEGO 75311 first according to official instructions before using the pieces from the second set to do the modifications. Feel free to let me know your feedback and questions please! My post on the 2 different turret designs, listing the pros and cons. Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr YouTube photo video: V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr
  10. Do you have a 2nd set to build this MOD? I would recommend build it up from the official lego set, no point disassemble everything.
  11. This topic has a lot of photos inside, to make it easier for everyone to see the updated version of my MOD, I have been editing this first post to show the latest version, 24 July 2021. From two sets of 31120 Medieval Castle; I built a Grand Castle, a trebuchet, and a four-legged dragon, no extra pieces required. It has been featured on Blocks Magazine Issue 83. Your feedback is welcome or share your MOD ideas please! A photo review is on Brickset, its format is easier to read compare to the forum posts. https://brickset.com/reviews/60120 YouTube photo video: Version 1 Design Notes please read towards the bottom of this post. Version 2 Design Notes Version 3 Design Notes Version 4 Design Notes Version 5 Design Notes Four-legged Dragon Design Notes LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD, Version 5 by R Y, on Flickr Here is a summary of the modifications up to version 5. I started building both sets simultaneously bag by bag over a few nights. I find this is the most efficient way to build two of the same sets, learning the building techniques and sorting out the pieces by building them into the castle. I wanted to build up four towers on the castle, incorporated the pavilion roof of model B into the great tower next to the yellow wooden keep. The keep is built up using two flipped window and chimney yellow wattle and daub buildings, shortened to fit inside the rampart. I added a second 1x8 reddish brown brick as a beam to the floor, rearranged them both so they are spaced equally from edges, moved the grey bricks to fit accordingly. With the watermill and dark azure plates only on 2 sides of the castle, my castle is sitting on the bend of a river, so I placed yellow wattle and daub structures with windows facing that way to have a waterfront view. I studied the towers on the gatehouse, which is composed of two sections each on the ramparts, I can use three sections for the great tower and one section to raise the corner tower by one level. The great tower became five storeys tall, I added two dragon gargoyles at the lower floor above the watermill to balance out the heavier top design. The crenels on all the battlements are raised by one brick high, the slope tiles on the merlons are flipped so they face outwards. Merlons on battlements should be as tall as soldiers to shield them from projectiles. I put the weathervane on top of the great tower, plenty of flags already on the other three towers. The location of the old staircase is awkward with my modification, I decided to move it to the corner tower section. This allowed me to complete the flooring on the keep, add in a tapestry table, plus the well on the ground floor. I had the stone battlements on the great tower for the first three versions of my MOD, then I finally realised it does not need to be there, as the alchemy study is enclosed and has no use for the machicolations. It was an easy fix; I swapped the stone battlements with the yellow wattle and daub boards. I added a brick high of yellow and brown bargeboard to the watch tower roof to add a splash of colour to the otherwise entirely grey corner. Moving to the front of the gatehouse, I tiled up the entire footbridge and build up the outside moat bank with olive green round half plates and some other pieces for support. A protruding portcullis was made by a clipped-on horizontal barred door. I find the coat of arms above the gate fiddly; it moves around with slightest amount of motion. I swapped the two round bricks with two palisade bricks, topped them up with a pyramid tile, they lock in the crest securely and no more movements. The treasure chests have been moved to the gatehouse. I used two 22385 2x3 light bluish grey pentagonal tiles to replace the 2x2 dark bluish grey tiles above the gate. Those two dark bluish grey tiles went to the pavilion roof of the great tower, I didn’t like how the pentagonal tiles stuck out of the roof. The apple tree moved into the wall by one stud, has five 6x5 leaves, two green apples with four arches acting as branches, using a twig to connect two 6x5 leaves that are offset on top of each other. I changed all pink studs to yellow studs on the ground, so apple tree has pink flowers, and the ground has yellow daisies. I raised the ramparts to the same height on the second level of the four towers. I started on the section next to the five-storey great tower. I built a second set of clip and bar to secure the wall connections. I tried different arrangements of 1x3 and 1x4 arches, but only the 1x3 arches allow for the even spaced machicolations on battlements with no overhang onto the next section, I wanted to keep the castle in three sections for ease of move and storage. All hinge connections are removed from the model, so the plates are secure on both floors. The river is now connected on the two sections, as side walls can’t open up after I removed the hinges. I took out two round corners and one 2x4 plate, replaced them with one 4x12 plate, added some waves, an olive green slope and medium azure 2x2 round. The river is also lengthened by two bricks with a new green mossy rock tower base and buttresses. A phoenix shrine is built using round corner bricks. I used the 4x8 dark tan plates with 6x6 plates, so the footprint of the space is the same as a tower. Before I started, I changed the base of the corner tower section to the 8x16 tan plate, so there is enough depth for the columns. For the connection of the round bay window corners to the square battements, I tried a few variations, I decided on the sloped version using 3665 2x1 inverted slopes; I used one 3676 2x2 inverted double convex slope for the connection of dark tan plates. There are ten furnished spaces inside the keep tower and the corner tower sections: most of the designs are taken from the original LEGO model and modified. - Double beer barrel dispenser - Kitchen with bench and fire stove - Fruit stall - Well with a bucket - Blacksmith workshop - Phoenix shrine - Dining room with a tapestry table - Throne room - Lookout room with a monocular - Alchemy study I still had enough pieces to make the trebuchet, though had to use some different pieces. Lastly, I modified the LEGO dragon to a four-legged dragon, built up the torso so the ball joints for the wings and front legs are three plates apart, new shorter and slimmer front leg, a longer tail and wingspan with a new connection for the wrist claw. ORIGINAL POST ON 9TH JUNE Following last year’s 31109 Pirate Ship, I was very excited to find out LEGO is bringing back the Castle theme via the Creator 3-in-1 set 31120, it’s not as expensive as the Creator Expert sets and it’s within my budget to purchase two sets to do my MOD. I purchased two sets on 1st June from Hobbyco, the best hobby store in Sydney, I started building both sets simultaneously bag by bag over the next week. I find this is the most efficient way to build two of the same sets, learning the building techniques and sorting out the pieces by building them into the castle. This time I decided to use only the pieces from the two sets, no extras from my spare LEGO for this MOD. My original intention is to combine Model B, The Watch Tower into the enclosed castle, as there is no tower on the yellow wattle and daub manor house corner, I wanted to add it there. I reversed the location of the chimney and windows as the blacksmith with the watermill remained on the corner. I connected the same building to create a two-storey house/keep and removed the doors and window covers, shortened the roof, to allow it to fit inside the length of the original rampart. With the watermill and dark azure plates only on 2 sides of the castle, I think the castle is sitting on the side of a river, so I placed yellow wattle and daub structures with windows facing that way to have a waterfront view. With the physical model in front of me, I realised that I cannot simply add the original LEGO Model B on top as its base section is too big. I studied the towers on the gatehouse, which is composed of two sections each on the ramparts, I can use three sections for the great tower and one section to raise the watch tower by one level. I progressed pretty quickly with the pre-built sections, making sure the arrow loops and red/white banners are arranged in the same manner as the gatehouse. Please be aware that the two battlement arrangements are opposite of each other, only two sides have machicolations and I used the wrong battlement on the great tower, I only realised that after looking at photos that the machicolations are facing the keep’s roof, not the outside wall, I had to fix that and retook the photos again. I removed the prison cell windows so I can have the black window pieces on the keep and give the gold pieces to the great tower windows. I moved the archery target range to the pop out cell wall. The crenels on the towers are raised by one brick high, both the crenels and merlons on the ramparts are raised by one bricks high each, the slope tiles on the merlons are flipped so they face outwards. Merlons on battlements should be as tall as soldiers to shield them from projectiles. I put the weathervane on top of the great tower, plenty of flags already on the other three towers. Moving to the front of the gatehouse, I find the coat of arms above the gate fiddly, it moves around with slightest amount of motion. I swapped the two round bricks with two palisade bricks, topped them up with a pyramid tile, they lock in the crest securely and no more movements. The well is now secured to the back of the gatehouse by swapping out the brick yellow 2x2 plate with a 2x8 plate, located next to the food stall. I was still able to build the trebuchet, just have to use some different coloured pieces. I didn’t build any animals from the set initially as I was rushing to finish the castle, I can build two dragons from the pieces but I didn’t like how it has one claw per wing and no front legs. I built the fronts legs like the hind legs, expanded the wingspan and lengthen the tail by one section. I also added some more 1x1 roof tiles as fins on the back of the dragon. The Disney Castle 71040 dwarfs the Medieval Castle 31120 side by side, the Disney Castle is still my favourite LEGO set! They are what I have done for the MOD up to today, hope to see other’s MODs and feedbacks. Please share with us on comments. LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr LEGO 31120 Medieval Castle MOD of Two Sets, No extra pieces required by R Y, on Flickr
  12. Nice, keen to see some photos, the official main build pretty good I got to say, curious to see how your drawbridge looks on the other side.
  13. Thank you! With different designs there are different reasons and justifications, hopefully I explained why the changes and placements are applied across the different posts, I try to avoid being different for the sake of different. Try your hand on the 2 sets first, before adding a third set, as LEGO is expensive, takes up space and there are always new sets coming around the corner.
  14. Thank you for letting me know that you were successful in doing this MOD. I used the dark tan tiles for the boxes, as all 4 LBG tiles were used in the vehicles. I left the troops inside the vehicle, so I didn't need more than 1 mortar.
  15. Big thank you to Graham Hancock from Blocks Magazine https://blocksmag.com/ to feature this design on Issue 83! Two years in a row following last year's Enhanced Pirate Ship 2 x 31109 . 31120 Article by Richard Yao, on Flickr
  16. After studying Rob van Leeuwen and Papaglop's Marauder MOC turrets, I used the remaining bricks from the two sets to build an alternate turret with SNOT side walls. The stowage bin is now built into the back of the turret, I left it out on the other design due to the surrounding cheese slopes. The gun mounts are interchangable, no tiles are placed on the bar handle plates as they will be taller than the sides turret walls. The two silver 1x1 round plates represent the range finders/sensors on top of the guns. Advantages of the new turret: - round base vs the octagonal base - cleaner side walls with less different shaped pieces - stowage bin as on screen. Disadvantages of the new turret: - front and side views look boxy due vertical side walls and vertical back - flat tops on side walls Please let me know what you think and prefer! Either way, you can build both turrets at the same time and move the guns between the two, which is what I am doing. Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr Turret Comparison by R Y, on Flickr
  17. Wurger49

    [MOC] Scarif | "Make 10 Men Feel Like 100"

    Nicely done, love how you did the vegetation
  18. After watching The Mandalorian S2E4 again, I realised that my turret is even more oversized then I thought. So I went to fix that by reducing the height by one plate, two 1x1 cheese slopes are taken from the cockpit opening and used on the back of the turret. They are replaced by two LBG Round 1 x 1 quarter tiles. No tiles are placed on the bar handle plates as they will be taller than the sides turret walls. The two silver 1x1 round plates represent the range finders/sensors on top of the guns. Now the turret is a lot more screen accurate. V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr V1.2 Low Profile Turret by R Y, on Flickr
  19. GuCi2012 from Reddit was kind enough to share with me a change he made to to cockpit guns, again only using pieces from the set! They can elevate now, very smart GuCi2012, thank you! https://imgur.com/a/E7078c1
  20. Wurger49

    Braunschweiger Schloss

    oh, first time seeing those special rock pieces! The micro scale castle is just beautiful, love how you even fit a cathedral inside, and the clever use of pieces to create the battlements on the wall.
  21. I can fit 48 Landsknechts on the 32x32 base plate. 6 crossbowmen on each flank 1st row of 6 Sword and Buckler Men 2nd row of 6 Pikemen 3rd row of 6 Pikemen 4th row of 4 Halberdiers and 2 standard bearers 5th row of 6 Pikemen 6th row of 6 Pikemen Element 6335192 and 6335666 for black falcon minifigures Element 6302992 and 6251186 for the blue Ninjago minifigures Element 6319864 and 6250881 for the red Ninjago minifigures Pikes are made using 4611883 Spear + 6296951 Handle + 6170420 Stick 6M Halberds are made using 4611883 Spear + 6363145 Axe Head + 6296951 Handle 6076677 Round Shield 6295400 Sword, No.18 6268844 Pearl Dark Gray Crossbow 4211196 Reddish Brown Crossbow 6268960 Quiver 6248874 Armour 6327807 Armour, No. 12 6037507 Knight’s Helmet 6125711 Tournament Helmet 6327809 Knight’s Helmet Closed 6289361 Blue Feather 6268955 Blue Streamer 6326096 Red Feather 6268946 Red Streamer Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr Landsknechts by R Y, on Flickr