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  1. Hi all, inspired by MOC containers created by CamelBoy68 (please excuse me, CamelBoy68, if I "took inspiration" from your creation ), I've just created 4 new 20' standard containers that can be placed on Maersk Train wagons. Side view Front view Back view Some notes (and differences from official Maersk and CamelBoy68's containers): I've used 2 x 2453 BRICK 1x1x5 for the two back edges. This increases solidity, as in real containers. Green corrugated containers is made of staggered 30137 PALISADE BRICK 1x4 and 30136 PALISADE BRICK 1x2 (instead of 1x2 bricks only) to increase solidity. As you can see in front view, I've used 1 x 2431 FLAT TILE 1x4, 6 x 87079 FLAT TILE 2x4 and 2 x 3068 FLAT TILE 2x2 as flat basement in order to ease placing goods inside. I've replaced 3009 BRICK 1x6 above the door with 2 x 3666 PLATE 1x6 above the door and 2 x 3024 PLATE 1x1 below. This to perfectly center the door (3 elements below and 3 above including feet and roof). Blue framed container is created using 2493 WINDOW FRAME 1x4x5 and 2494 GLASS 4x5. Red framed container is created using 74968 WALL ELEMENT 1x2x3 and 87552 WALL ELEMENT 1x2x2. All the bricks are available except for the 2494 GLASS 4x5 in blue framed container. This is not a real problem as you can paint it (or cover it with a blue sticker) before assembling inside the window frame. Due to low availability of 3027 PLATE 6x16 in stores, roof and base plates can be replaced with 4 x 3036 PLATE 6x8. I hope you enjoyed it. If you want, I can share my LDD project.
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    [MOC] Mini tanks from WW1 and WW2

    Great MOCs! Your brickshelf gallery is private. http://www.brickshel...ry.cgi?f=548239
  3. Link to The LEGO Simpsons Series Poll is not correct. It redirects to [MOC] Heartlake Heavy Viper.
  4. Great review, ResIpsaLoquitur. Is there any complete list of all monthly mini-builds released since 2009? Thanks. EDIT: Nevermind. Just found it at You can find a lot of 4-wide vehicles in Creator 3-in-1 canisters and bags. I collected all of them and are perfect for playing with my 3 years old son.
  5. Containers are made of regular 2x4 bricks with top containers made of 2x4 plates and 2x4 flat tiles. Almost complete parts list is available on Brickset. You can replace some of grey containers with blue, green and red ones and you'll get a real-life ship with containers from various companies.
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    (Moc)-Christmas Snow Globe

    That's definitely a great improvement. Congratulations for your MOC.
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    MOC: Trenitalia FRECCIAROSSA

    Great MOC! Congratulations. The nose is really well done. A small suggestion, you shoul use some 1x1 and 2x1 slopes for the side oblique stripes using the same (or a simpler) technique you can find in Horizon Express side arrows.
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    MOC: Italian regional train FS Aln 663

    Complimenti! E' talmente uguale che solo a guardarlo mi viene angoscia al pensiero di quante volte l'ho dovuto prendere sporco, caldo, stracarico di gente... Gran bel MOC!
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    (Moc)-Christmas Snow Globe

    Nice creation! Where did you get that dome? Is a official LEGO part?
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    1925 Rolls Royce - Miniland Scale

    Great MOC! Congratulation. I love the radiator.
  11. 5: 1 12: 1 13: 2 17: 2 18: 1 20: 1 22: 1 23: 1
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    3-in-1 Creator Mini Sets

    Thank you, lousygulch and Gnac.
  13. Hi guys, I'm going to collect all 3-in-1 Creator Mini sets, the ones contained in that small plastic box. AFAIK the sets are 16. 4837-1 Mini Trains 4838-1 Mini Vehicles 4915-1 Mini Construction 4916-1 Mini Animals 4917-1 Mini Robots 4918-1 Mini Flyers 5761-1 Mini Digger 5762-1 Mini Plane 5864-1 Mini Helicopter 5865-1 Mini Dumper 6741-1 Mini Jet 6742-1 Mini Off-Roader 6910-1 Mini Sports Car 6911-1 Mini Fire Truck 31000-1 Mini Speeder 31001-1 Mini Skyflyer Did I forget any sets? Thanks.
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    NEWS 10241 Maersk Line Triple-E

    Maersk One (if not main) reason is that Maersk as Lego is a Danish company.
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    BOOK REVIEW: Amazing Vehicles

    Thanks for the info, Blakbird.
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    BOOK REVIEW: Amazing Vehicles

    Thank you for your review, Blakbird. What I don't know is if you need only one 5867 set to build all vehicles.
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    [MOC] Pterodactylus separatorus

    Ahahah. Funny creation!
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    10233 Horizon Express

    You can check building instructions in LEGO website. group.aspx Base is 28 studs long You have to add 1 stud for doors on each side. Total 30 studs.
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    Is this layout in short circuit ?

    I'm not an expert on electrified tracks, but I think the layout is correct and you can use a regular controller. Let's wait for an answer from an expert.
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    Is this layout in short circuit ?

    There's an error in the circuit layout created by the program. You can see it in straight tracks between two switches below. I see no short circuits here.
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    NEWS 10241 Maersk Line Triple-E

    If you take a closer look, you'll see that only top containers are made of 2x4 tiles because of plate top. All other containers are made of regular 2x4 bricks.
  22. Still no PF Train Switches.
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    MOC: Upgraded Engine shed

    Great MOC! Congratulations. What's the code of those brown 1x2x1 wall bricks? EDIT: Just found. Code 98283.