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  1. NY Hearst Tower

    Thanks. A view of the inside exhibiting the 1x1 bricks with handle and the 1x2 plates with handle for the main sides, the 4L bars around the corners and the way the triangles are fixed in the corners. NY Hearst Tower (nude) by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr
  2. NY Hearst Tower

    The Hearst Tower in New York is a very nice combination of an Art Deco stone building and a modern tower built on it base on a triangular structure ( http://www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/hearst-tower/ ). In this MOC, the triangular structure is suggested using the equilateral Road Sign triangular part but, because the triangles of the real tower are not equilateral, I have introduced more levels. NY Hearst Tower (AVD) by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr NY Hearst Tower (ARG) by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr NY Hearst Tower (base) by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr Enjoy
  3. RIP Princess Leia

    So sad, and both are gone Front view by Daniel Stoeffler, onFlickr
  4. Château of Cheverny, and more...

    Ha, ha, even on the side view you display, the main stone appears white. Taking into account the available parts, the reddish brown/brown mixture is the best choice for rendering the various colour of Notre Dame de Strasbourg because, contrary to you, I do not fall into slovenly ways by painting parts . But a white stone is ... just white .
  5. Château of Cheverny, and more...

    This castle is made using the « pierre de Bourré » a tuffeau stone which is white (and becomes more and more white during the centuries) and should not be tan Could you imagine the Chambord castle in another colour than white .
  6. [MOC] (WIP) Odysseus-like ship

    Tribute to the Odysseus by GolPlaysWithLego, on Flickr
  7. [MOC] Facehugger and egg

    Thaky you . This MOC is exposed this weekend during Fana'briques 2016 with other Alien's MOCs.
  8. [MOC] Facehugger and egg

    My new MOC, a life size face hugger with its egg FaceHugger and egg by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr As you will certainly notice, it is an evolution of the egg and of the facehugger . The facehugger is inpired by the one of AL13N163NA ( ).It will be displayed during the next Fana'briques exhibition in a few days and more photos will come after the exhibition. Enjoy.
  9. That's a review ! An ultimate Review Thanks, Jim. Concerning the price, there are something like 1000 various pins (which cost nearly nothing to TLG) in this set : I found that the 1700 remaining parts are clearly too expensive .
  10. [MOC] BB8 mid-size (and friends)

    Nice to see that you have build the pair . For the top of the head of R2, you could also use the same build as for BB-8 with a Plate, Modified 2 x 2 with Groove and 1 Stud in Center (ref 87580) instead of the 1x1 plate .
  11. [MOC] Manta Ray

    Thank you all. The manta is on BrickBrains : http://brickbrains.com/2016/05/manta-ray-lego-dan_sto/ Mantastic
  12. [MOC] Manta Ray

    Some small Manta Rays, 50 cm wide and 80 cm long. Manta Rays by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr There is only one model . vue_de_dessus by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr vue_de_dessous_AR by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr vue_de_dessous by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr vue_de_face by Daniel Stoeffler, on Flickr Enjoy .
  13. [MOC] Villa Cavrois

    Hello, I am french and I can help you. Send me a personnal message if you are interested to get my help
  14. The fastest Lego Lok of the World

    If you look carefully at the video, you will see that the third black track for the traction is not present at the slope and the looping. So the motor does not help (it would in fact break) and only the gravity pulls the lok. My calculation fixes the mechanical limit. I would like to know how he came to 70 km/h because it looks overestimated.
  15. The fastest Lego Lok of the World

    The fastest speed is reached at the end of the slope and just before entering the looping. This is why I used the simple conservative mechanical model were potential energy m.g.h is converted into kinetic energy (1/2).m.v2 giving v = SQRT(2.g.h) : you see that the weight and the slope of the track does not play a role. So for h = 2 meters, you have a speed around SQRT(40) nearly equal to 6 m/s = 23 km/h which remains far from the 70 km/h .