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  1. Firstly I have done a search on building techniques and although I found lots of helpful information I couldn’t find what I was looking for. After years of wanting to make my own Hoth base I have finally taken the plunge and bought a load of loose bricks. I have built lots of sets over the last three years, from various themes (40+ at least) I am yet to make my own creation though. I am going to purchase a 7666 Hoth base to give me the foundations, the plan is to modify it and, in the future, add the Echo base control room. My question isn’t straight forward- I really don’t know where to start on the build, I have bought several lots of bricks: 2X http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649 Also found some ice pieces (and a load of trans light blue 1x1 tiles) in this lot: http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649 My quandary is, do I build the base to a set size of base plate or build it to the vehicles I want to place inside? I was thinking about going 48 x 20 outside. I am hoping this will give enough room to place the blast doors and end wall on and for some trenches and gun turrets etc. I haven’t given the inside much though as of yet, probably to include an x wing and two snowspeeders. My idea to make is different to any others I have seen it to put mezzanine floor at the rear of the set. I am hoping this will give the dio a bit more texture and not be quite so linear. Made up of these: http://www.bricklink...86&itemID=64904 To summarise, I would love to hear some advice on the planning stage- I don’t want to spend a fortune on buying base boards (aren’t they expensive?!) and find they aren’t the right size for my build. Maybe sketching out my idea is the way forward? Thanks in advance, Edbrick
  2. Model of New Jersey Transit's 2020 New Flyer XD60 articulated bus. The model has roughly 5200 pieces. Features drive, steering, independently controlled doors, and custom stickers matching the real-life NJT XD60. Functions/features: Drive Steering Remotely controlled doors Custom stickers Instructions available on Rebrickable: https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-100374/JLiu15/new-flyer-xd60-articulated-bus/#details In early 2020, the first New Flyer XD60 articulated buses began hitting the streets of New Jersey. The 3rd generation of New Jersey Transit's articulated buses, these buses replaced the aging Neoplan articulated buses that NJ Transit operated since 2004. A total of 110 buses, these buses are a common sight in the Newark area, as well as in Hudson County on routes to New York City. They are commonly used on routes 1, 13, 25, 39, and 70 in the Newark area, and routes 123, 125, 126, 128, 154, 156, 158, and 159 to NYC. The buses are assigned to four garages, with buses 20801-20828 at Hilton, 20829-20848 at Big Tree, 20849-20891 at Fairview and 20892-20910 at Meadowlands at the time of writing. The idea to model NJ Transit's New Flyer XD60 started when the buses were still under delivery in 2020. Work on the model started with the Stud.io model in December 2020, and the physical model in January 2021. The plan was for a 1:20 scale model using 49.5x20 tires. The functions are drive with a PF XL Motor, steering with a PF Servo Motor, and remotely controlled doors with 1 PF Medium Motor each. I initially thought of including a kneeling mechanism, but seeing as the bus kneels on its front axle, the mechanism was difficult to re-create in LEGO due to there being 3 axles, so I abandoned the idea. The seating layout on my model is identical to that of the real bus - thanks to photos posted in a NJ Transit Facebook group, I was able to accurately model the interior with all 59 seats. I wanted to make a bike rack for the model as well, but seeing as the bike rack on the real NJT XD60 has plenty of complex curves that would be very difficult to replicate while keeping it robust at this scale, I decided against it. In fact, on real NJT XD60s that have the bike rack removed (which is most of them), you can still see the holes in the bumper where it is attached. The bumper on my model has connectors where you can theoretically attach a bike rack, so I guess this is accurate. The model is built with a Technic chassis/frame and a System finish. I initially wanted to make it all Technic with some System details, but seeing as System gives a cleaner and more detailed finish, I decided to go with all System for the bodywork. In fact, this is my first model to have a System finish - all my previous MOCs were at least 80% Technic. The Technic chassis has a frame sitting above it to support the roof, as well as the motors for the door opening mechanisms. The doors are opened with mini linear actuators (1 in the front door, 2 in the rear door). The mechanism for the rear door is located in the upper frame, but because the front panel on the front door curves inward a little, as well as space taken up by the front destination sign, I had to place the mechanism for the front door in the floor, with the motor transferring drive to it via a vertical axle. I initially expected the bellows to be difficult to make and take plenty of trial and error, but after just a few tries I was able to come up with a well-working setup. The bellows are supported by a central section that keep the front/rear halves of the bellows symmetrical at all times, and rubber bands help the bellows maintain their shape, In fact, no matter how I touch the bellows, they will always fold smoothly. It added no extra friction to the model turning, and overall I consider this part to be a huge success. Prior to building this model I did not have many white System pieces, so thanks to Stud.io I was able to design the model digitally and be satisfied with everything before I ordered any pieces. Thanks to the NJ Transit Facebook group, I was able to get an image of the roof of the bus to accurately model the roof. The hardest part to model was the front roofline curve - the complex shaping is quite difficult to model with LEGO pieces. However, my final design turned out pretty well, and looks pretty much seamless. Because I'm using System pieces for the body, I had concerns of structural integrity as this is something I'm not able to accurately test on Stud.io, but after building it on my physical model it actually turned out to be very robust. Once the building process was finished, I created custom stickers based on the real NJT New Flyer XD60's details. In fact, most of the stickers were made from photos of the real bus's decals. The stickers are printed on clear glossy sticker paper, except for the destination sign stickers as the details on a clear sticker paper barely show up on a black surface. I initially wanted to replicate bus 20801, the first bus of the series, but that bus was later retrofitted with a grille in the rear so I decided to model bus 20818 with route 39 in the destination sign, as the real 20818 is a Hilton garage bus that operates route 39. I acquired a gray paper backdrop for the photos and video as taking photos on a white backdrop would not allow me to clear the background in GIMP due to this being a white model. I'm really satisfied with how the photos turned out, and there's no editing necessary so I expect the gray backdrop to become the norm for MOC photos from now on. I recently got a GoPro as well, and thanks to its small size, I was able to put it through the rear door to film the model driving from the interior, making you feel like a LEGO passenger on a LEGO bus. Overall, this has been by far my largest project to date. While it's not the most advanced, as it only has 4 motors, it has nearly 5200 pieces and is a revolutionary MOC for me as this is my first model with a System finish. The model took about a year to finish, much longer than any of my previous MOCs. I had lots of fun working on this project, the looks are accurate, and the functions all work smoothly. Given how well this model turned out and being a busfan myself, I definitely see myself making more bus MOCs in the future. Video: Photos:
  3. After four years of on-and-off work, I completed my first 1:8 Technic car, a detailed Lexus LC500 powered by Mindstorms EV3. Why Mindstorms EV3? The project started before I purchased a BuWizz 2.0 along with PF motors, I also wanted to build the best car I could with EV3, as it first got me into Lego Technic almost 7 years ago. After those previously mentioned years of on-and-off, which were for designing the chassis, it took five months to make the exterior, as close to the real car as possible. The LC500 EV3 has opening doors, hood, and trunk, working steering and drive with working steering wheel and paddle-shift* 4-speed gearbox, retractable "Performance Package" spoiler controlled by a medium motor, full independent suspension, fake detailed V8 engine with moving pistons, DNR shifter, adjustable front seats*, rear seats, functioning glove box, and custom stickers. *Special thanks to @Jeroen Ottens for his great DB11 instructions! Greatly helped with the chassis, front adjustable seats, and paddle shifters. The LC500 EV3 is more of a display model than ideal RC car (due to popping cv-joints in the differential and stressed motors due to weight) so I decided to keep it as is. More pictures on Bricksafe: https://bricksafe.com/pages/StudWorks/lexus-lc500-ev3 Thanks to the EuroBricks community for helpful feedback along the way.
  4. Nuju Metru

    Stegosaurus!

    Hey everyone! I built this dinosaur for a commission. It's to scale with minifigures and has 19 points of articulation! Any comments and critiques are appreciated. You can click any of the above images, or go to my Flickr to see a few more.
  5. Disclaimer: There are some spoilers from The Book of Boba Fett Episode 5. Hello There! Episode 5 of BOBF brought back a BD Droid, as well as some other beloved droids. So I decided to make my MOC of it, and I come up with a very small one, using only 4 pieces! Here it is, next to an unrelated survivor of Order 66: Next to other types of droids: I hope you enjoy it! Thanks!
  6. I would like to present my Heavy trial truck. It is indeed the result of many attempts that began with a 6x6 heavy truck to this version, with one less axle. But in the middle, there was two additional versions that, maybe, I would refine and finish for a functional MOC. For the truck, I wanted a functional “Dynamic automatic gearbox”-driven heavy vehicle, featuring a significant body resistance, differential locks (at least, front and rear axles) and a good geometry for climbing obstacles (including front and rear attacking angles, big ground clearance, and low gravity center). And this is the result. More images at Bricksafe: https://bricksafe.com/pages/HectorMB/heavy-trial-truck-public Features (motorized and powered by a BuWizz 3.0 unit): Dynamic automatic gearbox (powered by 2 L PU motors) Differential locks (front and rear axle) (1 L PU Motor) Steering (1 L PU motor) and moving steering wheel Features (manual): Linked suspension with centering system Opening doors, openable roof window (which also serves for an easy access to ON/OFF switch), and 3 openable engine doors Effective ground clearance of 7 studs Detailed cabin Gear ratio from (continuous) 10:1 (177 Ncm) to 90:1 (1600 Ncm) (Calculated by Sariel's app) Video 01 Video 02 Features (video) Features description: Dynamic automatic gearbox: It was the starting point of this MOC. Since I found them, I was very interested in the potential of the differential-based automatic gearboxes. I found that for heavy models, it was not very easy to use. In this case, I opted for doubling the gearbox to avoid any cracking when stepping up obstacles as well as increasing the resistance of the “high torque/low speed” pathway. After the two gearboxes, all the power is driven through a common central axle. After several testing, I found that the resistance should be proportional to the difference between the max and the low gearing; the bigger the difference, the bigger the resistance. The problem is that increasing the resistance, obviously, decreases the efficiency of the system… but, by now, I did not find any other solution. With this gearing, and the vehicle geometry, the truck can climb up to 42º steps. Suspension: Although not motor-driven, this was an aspect that gave me several headaches. The starting idea was to have a suspension on which when a wheel is elevated because and obstacle, it benefits from the suspension of the opposite wheel, increasing the ground adherence. In practical terms, this means that you can rise one wheel up to 10 studs keeping all other three wheels still touching the ground. An issue with this system (and having only 2 axles) is that the body of the vehicle tends to stay tilted after overcoming obstacles. To solve that, I included an extra pair of shock absorbers that, instead of being supported in the opposite wheel, they are attached to the body of the truck. Differential lock: Because of the geometry of the vehicle, front and rear differential locks were not indeed and option but obligatory. Indeed, the turning radius turns from 90 cm (diff lock closed) to 47cm (diff lock open). Although it is driven by a single motor, thanks to two clunch 24 gears, it is ensured that, despite a significant different backlash, both locks perform perfectly fine. Steering: About this feature, the major challenge was to minimize as much as possible the backlash of the steering rack. I even considered including an actuator-based steering system. Unfortunately, for this model, I could not manage to make it happen. In exchange, the steering rack is designed to reduce the backlash in any direction. Openable doors: In total, the model has 6 openable doors. 2 that access the pilot and co-pilot positions, 2 laterals that allow to see part of the gearboxes (and how they work in flat and step terrain), 1 rear door that access the rear differential lock and 1 last roof door that, besides the appearance, it allows an easy access to the On/Off switch. The instructions are available in Rebrickable: https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-100386/HectorMB/heavy-trial-truck/#parts Many thanks for the reading and please, leave your comments and feedbacks! :)
  7. snaillad

    MOC: Paradisa Estates

    Hello fellow EB members. I've been working on a mid-century house interior as I was influenced by the housing magazines from the time. There are many features you might find in a home of that era. Textures on the walls, a sloped roof and a open-plan feel. Anyway onto the pics; I've posted them also in my flick stream if you wish to view them there; https://www.flickr.com/photos/52656812@N04/ As always any queries or comments welcome!
  8. This MOC is based on the BD-1 droid from The Return of The Mandalorian episode of The Book of Boba Fett.
  9. I've started building with some various Super Heroes scenes. Two scenes are finished. The Scarecrow has placed some canisters with fear gas in the docks. But why? Is this a distraction? Batman hasn't noticed the green question mark yet. The other scene is a bit inspired by the Flash TV series. The Flash noticed a yellow streak moving through Central City and started to chase it. There are more pictures in my Flickr album. Feedback and questions are appreciated. Sander
  10. This racer has rear wheel drive, without a diferential to avoid becoming stuck on slight ground changes. The default gear ratio is 1:1,667 which means it can run really fast if you give it space, but isn’t able to take on slopes, you can change the gears if you so wish when building, there is space for that. It is by no means a mechanical wonder but features what is called a “realistic pivot steering”, which means the front wheels don’t travel back and forth while turning, this allowed me to design the hood very close to the tires without the problem of colliding and causing friction, and it also allows for a very good turning radius. Main functions: -One l-motor powers both rear wheels with a ratio of 1:1,667 to make it run forward or backwards. -One servo motor controlls the ralistic pivot steering mechanism with an excellent turning radius. It's a nice MOC for some quick fun. Please feel free to leave your opinion in the comments. As usual, for anyone interested, building instructions and parts list are available at MocsMarket
  11. BarfolomewMog

    (MOC) Boba Fett Battle Mech

    Hi This MOC is the first in a series, the idea of which was spawned by the release of set 75167 - Bounty Hunter Speeder-Bike Battle Pack. I never had a clear idea of the scale I was building in, and only a basic idea of what he would look like, so he evolved over time. As he got bigger he needed constant redesigning to prevent him collapsing under his own weight. It's been nearly 5 years in the making, with a lot of learning along the way. I hope you like it! Boba Fett Achilles Class Battle Mech by Greg Dalink, on Flickr Boba Fett Achilles Class Battle Mech by Greg Dalink, on Flickr Boba Fett Achilles Class Battle Mech by Greg Dalink, on Flickr
  12. A thief broke out of prison and had stolen some of the 20 LEGOworld bricks. The famous hero Jack Stone is going to help the police to stop the thief and bring him back to prison. This year was the 20th edition of LEGOworld in Utrecht. Because of COVID-19, Legoworld did not happen this year. Instead of a event, we had a contest, so I’ve built this Jack Stone MOC, in the 20th edition of Legoworld style. 20 years of LEGOworld was the theme what we had to built. Pictures: 01_Jack_Stone_The_stolen_Legoworld_bricks by Mathijs Bongers, on Flickr 02_Jack_Stone_The_stolen_Legoworld_bricks by Mathijs Bongers, on Flickr 03_Jack_Stone_The_stolen_Legoworld_bricks by Mathijs Bongers, on Flickr Pictures also on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mathijslegofan/albums/72157716596816967
  13. SpeedingWilly

    MOC: Lego Train Station 60050 XXL!

    Hi all. This is my first post, and also my first MOC! The Train station 60050 XXL! As shown in the pictures of the MOC made in LDD, the train station is based on the 2014 train station 60050. My goal was to create a large train station with two separate tracks and three platforms. One platform and station has to be big enough to facilitate my Horizon Express XL (10233, 2 HE sets). The other side of the station must be suited for smaller trains (e.g. the red passenger train 7938). I do actually own these passenger trains. The total MOC consists of three sets of train station 60050 complemented with extra bricks (for the larger platforms and the middle platform and the passenger bridge). The passenger bridge is an adapted version of the bridge used in station 7937. The LDD designs show the MOC. I already finished building the two stations. The Lego pieces for the middle platform are ordered and I must order the Lego pieces for the bridge. I will upload pictures of the actual build if it is finished. What do you think?
  14. Hi Everyone Merry Christmas! This is my Table Tennis robot demonstration. The table tennis robot can launch balls at up to 10 m/s using two buggy motors driving a pair of 46mm wheels. The ball baskets holds up to 60 balls that can be fired at the player at an adjustable rate of between 1 ball per second to 1 ball every 3 seconds. The firing angle is adjustable between 15 and 45 degrees using the buwizz 3.0 pro and application on an android tablet. The robot can produce topspin or backspin depending on the relative speed of the ball launch wheels. The robot is demonstrated on a table tennis table in backhand mode.
  15. Winter butterfly My first creation in 2022, made with hero factory wings found in a shop during a Lego exhibition :)
  16. Antha

    [MOC] OLNI

    My last creation in 2021, an unidentified Lego object... En français, un Objet Lego Non Identifié :)
  17. Yoggington

    Rounded Train Tunnel

    I wanted to share some images of a tunnel facade I've been working on. It is for a standalone display in my home, and built to fit the Cargo Train 60198. Tunnel clearance They are built as a pair. Some colours need changing out, will pick those up next time I am using bricklink. I'm not sure about the keystone, but the left version will do for now. Tunnel front facade The rounded effect is created using 1x2 rounded plates as seen below. In terms of alignment, this will result in the tunnel having an odd-count stud width, as an even-count messes with the radius. While I have not tried it, this theoretically means it will work at any odd-count width, so you could boost the width if you had wider trains, or wanted to place it at a curve. Consequently, you will need to offset the entire structure by one half-stud. Tunnel backend
  18. Seaplane - 42120 Alternative Build Free PDF Instructions: https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-98626/makushima/seaplane-42120 Lego Technic MOC - Seaplane (42120 Alternative Build) - Free PDF Instructions by makushima
  19. Hi all! I've finally finished a MOC that I've work on, on and off, for years. It's a redux of the Blacktron Renegade. Here's the original: I wanted to keep the overall design pretty much the same. How did I do? I named it Betrayer because a Renegade is essentially a traitor or deserter. I thought Betrayer sounded supremely evil while being synonymous with the original name. One thing that excited me a lot was using the new yellow triangle tiles to make a brick-built Blacktron logo. And I wanted to keep the original gimmick where the command ship could detach from the front, as well as the two side ships. The command ship has hidden guns! One thing that always bugged me about the original was that after you removed the command ship, you were left with the butt-end of a space ship without anything to control it. I guess you had to pretend it was computer or AI controlled at that point. Like a robot. That gave me an idea. Why not make it transform into an actual robot? I hope you like it!
  20. the Inventor

    [MOC] The fire demon awakens

    Widogast the monster hunter has tracked Surts the fire demon to an abandoned church in a lost village. The village was abandoned when the Whispering Woods started expanding the forest border and the villagers could no longer fight the invasive plants. Surts however liked the quiet place, if only he didn't burn every traveler that camped inside the abandoned village. Widogast saw a notice about strange burned body's and started to investigate the old village. Finally he tracked down the fire demon and a fight is about to start. The fire demon awakens by Ids, on Flickr I made the figs earlier and you can check them out in this topic: [MOC] Fantasy figs of the Whispering Woods - LEGO Historic Themes - Eurobricks Forums Thanks for looking and comments and remarks are always welcome.
  21. wooootles

    MOC: Corporate Plaza

    Hey guys, Here's the third skyscraper in Wasabi District: Corporate Plaza! At just over 3 feet tall and over 5000 pieces, this 10-storey building is the first office skyscraper in Wasabi District! Yes, it's smaller than my previous buildings, but I finished it in 3 months, a record time for me finishing anything larger than a car! Granted, it's also a pretty basic design, one expected of modern, run-of-the-mill office skyscrapers. Interior shots should be coming up soon. Please, let me know what you guys think! In the meantime, you know what to do if you want to see more pics, check My flickr account for more shots. Check my Instagram account for more WIP pics of the skyscraper, as well as the general WIP status of Wasabi District. Thanks for looking!
  22. wooootles

    MOC: 505 Wasabi (Skyscraper)

    More than 42 inches tall, More than 6000 pieces, this hip, modern apartment skyscraper is my second tallest and second biggest MOC, located in the heart of Wasabi District. 505 WASABI Includes amenities such as a rooftop swimming pool up top and Wasabi District's first Dunkin Donuts. (Competitor to my Starbucks!) More interior pics coming soon, I'll keep you guys posted! But for now, enjoy the pics, and let me know what you guys think. Thanks for looking!
  23. The Magnolias on 10th --- The newest luxury development at Wasabi District! Some facts: -Over 10,000 pieces (I stopped counting at 10k) -6 32x32 baseplates -12 modules, including roofs. 9 out of 12 modules fully detailed (interior) -3 Stores: Five Guys, Godiva, 7-Eleven -The most difficult Wasabi District project ever! Check out the rest of my Flickr account for more pics! and follow @wooootles on Instagram to find some WIP/under construction pics! Thanks for checking it out!
  24. Ferrari F40The most iconic supercar from the edgy eighties. The last hardcore beast signed off on by Enzo. The absolutely definitive Ferrari. The legendFunctions- Working steering wheel- 5+R dogleg gearbox- Fake V8 working engine- Independent double wishbone suspension at all 4 wheels- Openable doors, front and rear clamshell- Manually operated pop-up headlights Design and InspirationThis creation is inspired by the fantastic work of @jorgeopesi from 7-8 years ago, reborn with contemporary Lego Technic pieces. I kept the gear shift mechanism of the original, and changed the gearbox to a modified version of @Rudivdk's 5+R manual transmission. Some exterior solutions also take reference from jorge's version, but everything else from steering, suspension setup to engine, body panels etc are my own designs. It's not a mod by any means, but hopefully a worthy remake. With the evolution of LEGO parts palette over the years, I have also managed to add more details to the model, such as: - cooling slots under the rear spoiler - exhaust manifold and a see-through rear grille - detailed interior and more representative racing bucket seats - detailed engine bay with all the bells and whistles (intercoolers, airboxes, etc) - as well as, the iconic line that runs across the entire car - also worth mentioning is the 3-piece rod hidden in the rear bumper that supports the rear clamshell when it's opened. Construction The car was originally built with parts from set 8145, 8070, and additional parts from my parts bin. However, 2x 42125 is also a great base, which provides 70% of the parts. The missing 30% is listed here. When making instructions, I have also tried to substitute expensive parts such as Red 14L soft axles, or Red 1x6 thin liftarms with more affordable solutions. The wheels used in the instruction are also from set 42125 to save cost, but if you want to use standard technic 56mm D wheels - part 15038, just need to use 7L liftarms instead of 6L as the rear wishbones. These wheels will stick out a bit and provide a slight rake, giving the car a more aggressive look. The wheels used in photos are third party/non-lego parts. They are great (provide a good offset between the front and rear wheel covers, making the rear wheels look "deeper") but perhaps not for the purists. You can send me a private message if you want to know where I get those wheels from, but note that I'm in no way affiliated with the seller. Neither can I guarantee the quality of the product nor seller's trustworthiness, so tread at your own risk. Instruction hereThe instructions booklet is 666-page long and contains 828 steps (talk about "Manifest" if you watch that show :D). You will find 11 modules and 10 assembly stages in between to combine the modules to form the final model. You can follow the instructions in the chronological order of the pages, or skip around, build all the modules first (in whichever order you like) and then follow the assembly steps, just like how real cars are built in the factory. Either way should bring you a enjoyable building experience. Thank you for reading this far. I hope you enjoy the write-up. Look forward to hearing your thoughts More pics here (bricksafe) Sneak peeks of my upcoming creations
  25. adwind

    MOC: The Polar Express

    “The Thing About Trains... It Doesn't Matter Where They're Going. What Matters Is Deciding To Get On” Hi guys! This is my latest project, I've been working on it really hard and I would LOVE to hear your thoughts on the final result. Please don't take it as a promotion or something, even though it's on Lego Ideas. Here is the whole story behind the build :) https://ideas.lego.com/projects/d8f0433c-efdb-454d-9a7d-981df8d55ead The Idea The idea of creating an ultimate Christmas train dates back to 2016-th. At that time, I just started my Lego journey and in that regards I had nothing except of Santa’s Workshop set, love to Christmas and everything around this holiday. Being inspired with the above mentioned set I was enthused by the idea of having a Lego train going around our Christmas tree. The Polar Express has been on our “to watch during the holidays” list for many years, so I knew for sure that this is the only train we need. After a quick web search I haven’t found a Lego set but I have found something more valuable – the Lego Ideas website! Long story short – I was hooked, and I owe the Polar Express that I’m an AFOL, as since that very moment there wasn’t a day that I didn’t visit the website. Obviously at that time I didn’t have enough skills to create something as big and complex as a train model. Thanks to Lego Ideas – I’ve started to practice with smaller models, took part in contests, activities etc. and little by little started to work on my dream train. Of course, there were numerous breaks, fails, other projects etc. but I never left the idea of creating my “ultimate Christmas train”. Well… looks like we might be on time for the 20-th movie anniversary in 2024-th! both acсompaniment and voice are mine* :) About the build "Hey! Hey, you! Yeah, you! Do you know what kind of train this is? Actually, it's a Baldwin 2-8-4 S3-class Berkshire type steam locomotive built in 1931 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works. It weighs 456,100 pounds and has a tractive force of 3,450 pounds." Pere Marquette 1225 is a reference for both the book and the film. *The model you see on renders and video has around 2800 pieces but can be easily scaled down to 2000 or even less by using existing train platforms (6 studs wide cars with 5 windows and 1 row of seats, will be posted shortly in updates). *The model uses new powered up system (L-motor fits well), including steam locomotive lights *The model is built with real bricks and turns fine *Proportions of the train are thoroughly adjusted in accordance to the reference train *A roof and one of the side walls of each car can be easily taken off to reveal a detailed interior Extra: - a motorized Hobo is skiing on a rooftop just like in that most exciting scene of the film - the lost ticket shots out a ventilation grill operated by a lever on a car’s wall 8 minifigures and a reindeer 😊 - The conductor - Hero Boy - Hobo - Hero Girl - Know-It-All kid - Billy - Smokey - Steamer Easter Egg hunt Do you like to search for Easter Eggs? Then leave a comment if you found any 😉 "Seeing is believing, but, sometimes, the most real things in the world are the things we can't see." *please desregard the m motor. I found a space for L motor which works way better with this train