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  1. A_Goodman

    Star Trek USS Enterprise

    Is there anyone out there interested in more Star Trek Builds? Federation Starship USS Enterprise by Nicholas Goodman, on Flickr
  2. Takargo Rail is a Portuguese rail transport company founded in 2006 by Mota-Engil, the company was the first private train operator in Portugal, operating trains in 2008.The company is involved in the rail transport of maritime intermodal freight and bulk freights. Takargo only Have 3 Models of Locomotives: Euro 4000 from Vossloh/Stadler MX-620 (class1550) from Montreal Locomotive Works and 1400 Class from English Electric. this is my favorite one, it is smaller, but strong, it is agile. 7wide, lots of snot, the most satisfied part for me was building the cabin with two windscreens 2 x 6 x 2 on sides and flags on top. this locomotive is prepared to have 9V or PF/PU it have room do pass the cable, but the Battery box have to go on a second waggon (I build a small waggon to that) the truth is, this is a second version, because I build this locomotive several years ago with real bricks, before even exist that curved slopes or round plates 1x2
  3. I ve being thinking for a while to share with you my Lego Ideas Mocs... and I ve being hesitant. Well I decided to go ahead and do it!!! These is my latest moc and I m planning to upload the others too :) https://ideas.lego.com/content/project/link/3c993b46-9c04-400b-a633-86dd613463cc Based on several Japanese Traditional Watermills, this modular structure works both manually or with added Power Functions. It is made from 2073 Lego bricks, 3 minifigures and PF are also included in the count. When I began my research into Japanese Traditional Architecture I became fascinated with its Watermills... Such simple structures but at the same time so intriguing mechanisms that perform a simple task of grinding! My Working Watermill With Interior & Power Functions consists of the roof, a ground floor and a basement. The big Mill turns either by turning the crank on the rock in the river or by power functions that can be added in the basement. It creates movement in the mechanism found on the ground floor. If PF are not added the basement works as a storage for the seeds that are harvested and awaiting to be grinded. This would make a great set as I feel a working watermill is something missing from Lego sets. Its is very playful and could be easily added in a modular landscape. I m currently in the process of gathering bricks and hopefully before the end of the year I will be able to make it a real-life model! I would like to thank my dear friend @Patgeo for helping me work out and simplify the gears and power function mechanism!!!
  4. I have put together a MOC for the new Super Mario theme, which is meant to recreate how Bullet Bill works in the 2D Mario games. The idea of recreating enemy behavior with LEGO mechanisms is interesting to me. This one uses a power function motor and a sideways tank tread to "fire" Bill out of the canon perpetually. Check out the video to see how it works.
  5. DoubleBU

    Guessing game!

    Shouldn't be too difficult, I guess/hope ;) Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Feel free to post similar riddles for giggles. Have fun!
  6. Here is a project that I have been maturing for 4 years and which finally takes shape from this year, inspired by a french comic strip from Arthur De Pins.. Throughout this topic, you can follow the progress of the project and the WIP. This first post will bring together only the completed games and winks to the universe. For those who do not know Zombillenium, visit Dupuis, the editor of Arthur de Pins (link in french): https://www.dupuis.com/seriebd/zombillenium/3204 Park map: 1. Gretchen and his Mini Cooper S : 2. Carousel with skulls : Great inspiration from those found in the comic strip park, but which I found a bit repetitive, especially this one. 3. "At work !" : Zombillenium - "At work !" by Stephle59, sur Flickr 4. "Cheeeeers..." Zombillenium - "Cheeers... Creepy family photo !" by Stephle59, sur Flickr The family photo, with from left to right: - Sirius Jefferson the skeleton - Aton Noudjemet the mummy - A demon worker like Aurelien Zahner - Francis Von Bloodt the vampire and director of the park - Blaise Canilhac the werewolf and director of human resources - Gretchen Webb the witch 5. Candy shop : Zombillénium - Main Street, Candy shop by Stephle59, sur Flickr To be continued...
  7. Using the LEGO standard gauge I built the same diesel engine as shown in a previous post with a different scale. It's the V-52 of the Deutsche Bundesbahn - running in the 1960s between Mosbach and Mudau. LEGO standard gauge is almost 40mm (5studs). The real train ran on 1000m, so I chose a scale of 1/25 - one stud is 20cm, 5 studs is 1m. The engine is 12wide and approx 50 studs long. It's powered by 2 XL Power Functions motors and remote controlled by a BuWizz. It's designed for standard LEGO gauge, but can only handle R72 (and greater) curves. To run smoothly additional weight is needed (metal spare parts from shelves) - it weighs 1.7kg. (It was my entry for the Brick Train Awards - "Best Other Locomotive" in Europe)
  8. Meet the PuppyTrack compact tracked dumper! No site is too big for this little doggy! PuppyTrack - the smallest dog barks the loudest(TM)! Tipping is carried out by a gear-driven linkage.
  9. I was looking for LEGO Concorde designs but not very much came up in such a small scale so I thought I might as well give it a try. It comes complete with bendable nose cone, retractable landing gears (front and back), moveable back wing flaps (thanks again, mini fig pants...!) and the optional flame FX for... historical accuracy... . . .!? And as always you can find more pics here and if interested in cutesy little Concordes to swoosh around the full parts list here. I hope you like my small sized interpretation of one of aviation history's most iconic aircraft. Thanks & have fun! (And many thanks to ukbajadave for explaining to a noob how to implement more pics here!)
  10. Pate-keetongu

    New Century Corner III

    The third block of my series of Art Nouveau/Jugendstil modulars: The yellow building is called Kotiharju house. It is inspired by Eol in Helsinki's Katajanokka. It was work of Gesellius-Lindgren-Saarinen studio in 1903, when they were the most renowned architects in Finland. I took the form of strong, malleable plasted building by rounding the corners with gapless SNOT techniques; it took quite a lot of parts but looks clean and is very stable. My version is not exact copy, though. I wish the bay window on the left looked more solid, but it's hard to make compact bay windows with angled window panels. The olive green building is called Kallioperä. The main inspiration is work of Gustaf Estlander who is more famous as a yatch designed, but was very active architect in Helsinki between 1901 and 1910. The round double portal is straight from Estlander's work. The grey natural stone details are inspired by famour works of Gesellius-Lindgren-Saarinen: Finnish National Museum and Pohjola Insurance Company. The shaping of the robust bay windows refers to Grahn-Hedman-Wasastjerna's works around Helsinki and the triangular "stone church" portal to Von Essen-Kallio-Ikäläinen's Norma in Katajanokka. This modular was made in two parts, the corner in spring 2019 for Hupicon exhibit, and the rest this spring. The third building, Primrose building, is more international. It is inspired by Viennese Secession and its applications that were well known in Finland at the time. The main source is Jungmann Square 1 building in Prague, but most of the neo-baroque details are left out to capture simpler, more elegant feel akin to Otto Wagner's work. Female masks with flowing hair were usual in Prague Art Nouveu but rare in Finland. They make a mental connection to my character builds. This one is quite complicated technically; especially the turrets are interesting complexes of SNOT techniques. There is more on my blog, including my own source photos of actual buildings referred. Thanks!
  11. Finally, an official addition to your Collection is here! After years of requests and tweaks to the model, Cavegod's Sandcrawler is officially ready to be released to the public! The MOC itself contains 12,110 parts, and its manual is 645 pages long. The MOC is built to minifigure scale, and does a job in capturing the sheer size of the vehicle in a way that no Lego set ever has (Or likely will) ever done. Lots of interest has been generated for this MOC, and Cavegod and I are really glad to make its release to the community! Looking forward to seeing all of the improved collections and Tatooine MOCs. If you would like to build this MOC, we are happy to share it with you in exchange for $60. Included is the pdf instruction manual, an xml part list, LDD files, and any help you need throughout the process of making the MOC. For more information please PM me or contact me at chrdvorak@hotmail.com A rebrickable page with a parts list is available here: https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-13289/cjd_223/cavegod-ucs-sandcrawler Here are some pictures of the MOC and of the pdf manual:
  12. Alpine Builder

    [MOC] Secret of the Castle

    Hi all! I want to share my classic castle creation "Secret of the Castle". I was inspired by the 35th Anniversary of Black Falcons and Lion Knights / Crusaders (1984 - 2019), and I wanted to celebrate it by creating this MOC. I submitted it to "Lego Ideas" two days ago, so if you like it you can support it there: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/23b323b3-99c8-4427-b89a-0c6a7d3b7cda If enough Historic-themed projects get a large amount of supporters on "Lego Ideas", maybe the Lego Group will realize there is enough interest in those kind of themes and they will finaly release some new historic-themed sets. Story The prince and the princess are in love with each other. Since they come from warring factions, their love must stay secret for now. He came all the way from his castle to see her, bringing her flowers from a forest. But will castle guards notice him? And will he return safely home through the dark forest, where outlaws are preparing an ambush? Design I designed this MOC to be an interesting model as a standalone set, with excellent play value. At the same time, I made sure that it fits nicely with classic Lego Castle sets, by using styles and standards of modular castle design from the 80s. It can be connected to any Castle building from that period (by using Technic pins at the ends of the castle walls). The color palette is limited intentionally so that it reflects the style of the classic Castle sets, because my goal was to give this MOC a strong "retro feel". Minifigures The princess and the prince are new miifigures, and the other minifigures have updated torso designs based on the designs from the 80s. All minifigures have two different faces - a classic "standard grin" face, and a face with modern design. The castle guards, Princess and Prince have double-faced heads (since their hair / helmet / hood covers the back of their heads). Two heads would be provided for the Forestwoman and Forestman (since their caps do not cover the back of their heads). Parts The total number of parts is 925. All parts are current - virtually all can be found in different sets released during 2018 / 2019 (some in a different color than in this set). Therefore, molds for all those parts should be available and so Lego would not have any problems producing them. Only new prints / stickers would be needed. I integrated some of the new elements and utensils in this build (for example, new types of panels and windows, new arches, flames on the torches, sack, pot, new sword, etc), but I chose only those that hopefully don't stand out too much from the "classic style". A new variant of Black Falcon’s shield is included, with whole Falcon in black color on white background.
  13. Hi all, As a big formula one and LEGO fan my dream is to build the formula one grid out of lego. The 2016 grid was the easiest because I had only to modify the speed champions f1 sets. This year I restarted the project, and I built 4 cars in 4 days. I am positively surprised about I didn't need to buy any piece for the Racing Point. I have only 1 pic at the moment but when possible I am posting others. Pls tell me what you think.
  14. This train was originally supposed to go with the new Crocodile electric locomotive (set 10277) that was leaked a couple weekends ago. But I'm impatient and it doesn't fit my UK "theme" very well anyway, so I bought this steam loco instead. These train cars are owned lock, stock, and shotgun barrel by Lord Sam Sinister to get his loot to Sinister Hall (his ancestral home in the north of Scotland, which you can see here) on his own private railway siding, near the border with the tiny independent island nation of Ogel. This engine is numbered 4036, and the the tender should say LNER, (London North-Eastern Railway) as that's who originally designed and built the A3 class locomotive. This engine is named Auburn Flyer and is not actually owned by the railroad company, but it is maintained and crewed by the railroad's employees when called upon by Lord Sinister to be moved from his private siding. (That's why it has the non-LNER-standard gold, black, and brown paint scheme that matches his coaches: it's Sam's personal color scheme for his railway stock - it's owned by Lord Sam Sinister himself.) This engine is based on this Eurobricks post (link here) from user @damangos from which I majorly reworked into the form seen here. (no 1960's smoke deflectors, for example!) I did, however, rework my original 7 wide Emerald Night (set 10194) MOC tender from 2014 instead of the 6 wide tender used by damangos in his original Scotsman model. This is Sam Sinister's automobile, situated quite precariously on a two-wheel flat car that is much too small. Being that Sam is cheap, he bought the one that would cover his needs... sight unseen. The railway yard master's eyes nearly fell out of his head when he finally saw what Sam was going to load onto this flat car! The flat car is easily detachable from the load, as you can see here. (NOTE: This car was inspired by the 2015 SDCC exclusive Action Comics number 1 Superman, recolored and heavily modified.) The car seats two figures side-by-side, and even comes with a spare tire in the back. This armored gun car protects the train from any goody-goody interlopers trying to make off with Sam Sinister's ill-gotten goods... namely Johnny Thunder and his friends. NOTE: Two of these will be built for Sam Sinister's private train. Inspired by this build by lemon_boy. These looted ancient Egyptian items include: a temple guardian from the Well of Souls (taken from set 7621, Secret of the Lost Tomb), a obelisk warning others to not defile it's owner's tomb, and the Queen's sarcophagus itself, with a very angry mummy inside. (Guess Sam doesn't listen very well, huh?) I wasn't kidding about that curse you know! In this train car we find all the weapons one could dream of in the 1920's, as it is called the armory car after all. (Thanks again to @Pdaitabird for making these cars in his awesome instructions, which you can find on Flickr here.) This is Sinister's war wagon. Why is it called that? It has old charts, brand-new maps, magazines and trade journals, plus all kinds of notes with clues to hidden locations with items of vast power or great fortune just waiting to be grabbed. If Johnny Thunder or Sam Sinister hasn't seen it or at least heard of it, the item probably doesn't exist. This car also houses Lord Sinister's bedroom for overnight journeys. Here we see the whole train in it's paper box, which is a view I don't share that often. Thoughts, compliments, complaints, and suggestions are all welcome!
  15. Inspired by the Volvo EC750 Excavator with the new Powered Up motors All motors in the rotating platform Tracks with subtractor mechanism and two differentials Tensioner regulated tracks
  16. Here's my Elves-themed entry to the Eurobricks Flower Show, Noctura's Garden. When she is not wreaking havoc on the Elves, Noctura loves taking a stroll through her garden, a hidden gem in the Shadowlands. More images in the Flickr album. Hope you like it. Comments welcome!
  17. Hi! A tattoo artist challenge me to build a tattoo machine, this is out of I normally do (Trains or music bands) I use various tattoo machines images as references, this is not an exact replica of anything, just a life size scale. I made also a transclear stand.
  18. Jerac

    SFS TIE/x1 Advanced

    Hi everybody! Finally done! The hardest of the Big Four! The TIE Advanced was meant to be released along with the classic TIE Fighter instead of the Interceptor, but it has proven to be much harder build than I anticipated. I thought, having more space for the pylons since they are bigger would make them easier; well not so - they are supposed to be little tapering hexagons with holes, ugh! :D I thought, I have a great idea for angled panels which is scalable and will work for everything; well not so - the T/A is too small to use the same solution. I thought, scaling would be easy because this is perhaps the most covered ship on google photos; well not so - most of these photos are useless for scaling. This all made it a nice set of LEGO challenges which I love to solve so much. To be very honest, this is not a very nice design! Its front-end is blunt, its rear is oddly curved which does not match angled panels at all, and it absolutely does not feel "evil" like the dagger-edged Interceptor. Despite this, it still has this iconic-kind of design which makes it so unique. No franchise makes ugly ships anymore, everything has to be cool. Boring! So the ship has four engines. Who knew? The model technically is the smallest TIE craft out of all original trilogy ones. It requires about 860 pieces and is actually lighter than the basic TIE Fighter. Fun thing, for the boss to have the smallest ride, even though it has double the 'cylinders' under the bonnet. This is a commisioned build and instructions are available at http://brickvault.toys I hope you like it - I sure enjoyed the building and design experience!
  19. Hey everybody, I'm new to the community but I've been MOC designing for sometime now and I have finished my massive project. I've been working on it for just under two years, The ISD II The Eviscerator. It sits on a single removable stand measuring at 148 studs long with 19,225 pieces. I really wanted to capture that "It doesn't look like Lego" feel and try to give it a studio model vibe. One of my goals for this build was to have only one stand that the model sits on securely. This was an incredible challenge due to the size and weight of the model. In fact, it's what took the most time to develop through out the build. Overall, I'm satisfied with how the model turned out. This is more accurately representing an ISD II Destroyer. I tried to pay attention to every detail I could, based on a couple of star destroyer sources. It's a very modular build making it easier to assemble and disassemble. There is no interior in this model. Just pure structural integrity throughout the entire inside. Just the frame and stand are 6,000+ pieces, but this was my goal. Create as accurate of model as I could, displayed on one removable stand, and not having to limit detail because of weight and size. Anyways, enough rambling: You can view the rest of the photos here: Flickr Album Now here is some great news. If you want to build one yourself, you can! I have made instructions for this build that are available at https://www.brickvault.toys/products/imperial-star-destroyer
  20. I tried to recreate my beloved car in midi scale and with PF (2 L-Motors for propulsion, Servo for steering, rechargeable or AAA battery box for power, IR receiver or sbrick for controls). Planning to do another manual version without pf, with fake opposite and some simple gear shifting. Also waiting on BL delivery to recreate one in fully orange and and one in white with black accents like I own irl. After I would have all the parts to montage video I upload Stud.io file for free to rebrickable and if people will like it I would compile an instruction for some symbolic fee. As for now you can check it out here for white brz and here for orange toyota. Critics and suggestions strongly accepted. More images:
  21. My latest MOC: L'Hermione - frégate de douze française She took me about 6 months to complete. I am very proud of her and this is my biggest MOC so far. This is also only the second XVIIIth century ship I am building as I was building WW2 Royal Navy ships before. I will give mention to @kurigan for his rigging tutorial which I loved and use in this ship. Moc pics on my Flickr: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPHBN3F Thanks a lot mates! Jean Bédard, Québec City, Canada
  22. I've been split in scale since I began building LEGO trains with all my shunters, freight wagons and latest passenger train being 7-wide or 1:50 and all my older locomotives and passenger wagons being 6-wide or 1:60. With almost all of my buildings close to true minifig-scale, I've been contemplating to unify my scale for a few years now but I couldn't decide to go for either 7 or 8-wide...in addition to being pretty much satisfied with most of my 6-wide models as they are. Well, no more Presenting my favourite Danish State Railways’ (DSB) locomotive redesigned to 8-wide and digitally rendered in two versions and liveries... DSB Litra MZ The powerful Litra MZ locomotives were built by Swedish Nydquist & Holm AB (Nohab) and Danish subcontractors on license from General Motors. 10 MZ (I) were built from 1967-1969. 20 MZ (III) were built from 1972-1974. 61 in total were built across all four variants (I-IV). Quite a few are still used today by private railway companies either domestic or abroad, in Iran, Norway and Australia. My model of DSB Litra MZ (I): DSB maroon livery used in the 1960/70s with the highly recognizable wing logo on the front. Scale: 1:46 Length: 56 studs from buffer to buffer Width: 8 bricks Bricks: 1.318 Powered: 2 x L-motors with 2 x battery boxes Control: PUp or PF with SBrick Designed: 2020 My older 6-wide version from 2016: https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/119474-moc-the-danish-state-railways-dsb-locomotive-litra-mz-i/ All renders are done on the very high setting in Stud.io with all of my own custom decals added in the PartDesigner tool. Upgearing from 20 to 12 teeth with a ratio of 5:3....more speed, less power L-motor design with good advice from some of the Brick Train Depot guys on Discord. Credit to Duq for coming up with the original idea of the T-piece on top. 3-axled bogie: The center wheel will utilize a black hockey puck as a blind driver or a 2 x 2 round tile with open stud and 1 x 1 round tile placed on top on it as the alternative. https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=47576#T=C My model of DSB Litra MZ (III): DSB red and black repaint used in the 1980s. Scale: 1:46 Length: 56 studs from buffer to buffer Width: 8 bricks Bricks: 1.375 Powered: 2 x L-motors with 2 x battery boxes Control: PUp or PF with SBrick Designed: 2020 My older 6-wide version from 2011 and redesigned in 2015: https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/172599-moc-herningværket-vestkraft-is-complete-set-of-locomotives-and-wagons Part of the fun and what set LEGO trains apart from pure model railroading is the inclusion of minifigs, so whenever and whatever I always try to make space for them and also keep on some play features and interiors. The 8-wide body is quite roomy and has a fairly correct interior. 2 x L-motors and 2 x standard battery boxes will be utilized for PUp or 2 x L-motors and 1 x battery box for PF with SBrick. Both locomotives with DSB Litra MZ (I) in front of the later version DSB Litra MZ (III) in the background: Technical addendum: For the first time ever I have used technical drawings overlayed with LEGO scaled grids to get the dimensions right or as close to right as possible. The models haven't been built yet but some smaller builds have been used for testing during the design phase. My slightly shorter test train didn’t really like driving through R40 curves, no surprise there Too much length overall and the wheel sets in both ends of the bogies are also pretty far from each other producing some drag. Going through isn't impossible though but rather uneven and a tiny bit struggling, especially with added wagons. There are no problems driving on straight tracks and through larger radii curves. To my surprise however was the finding that the total number of parts were the same or even slightly less than a similar 7-wide model So henceforth, 8-wide it is
  23. The Rogue Shadow: from the first 'The Force Unleashed' game. This build took me almost a year of on-off building and it was certainly the most challenging thing I've ever made with Lego! The hardest things being how to keep its asymmetric shape strong enough to pick up and carry around (it weighs a ton!) + getting the odd 'wing panels' on each side to stay up without sagging whilst being able to rotate 90 degrees. I used the only floorplan that I could find online as a guide (not sure if it's an official floorplan) and I made sure that it incorporated all of the rooms and features detailed in the wiki page, including bunks for 8 passengers, medical bay, training room and more. Outside the engine room, you can see a huge stygium crystal which looks decorative, but it actually powers the ship's cloaking device - in the training room I put a few different assassin droids and a large selection of melee weapons for Starkiller to keep his fighting skills up and next to that there's a small 'Focus Chamber' for him to channel his dark energies! .... anyway I hope you like my build - and thanks for looking!
  24. In 1980 the golden (grey) age of LEGO trains started. The Grey Era was lounged with a firework of great sets like #7740 and #7750 and the train station #7822 and the entire rail system with remote controlled switches, signals and later level crossing and decoupling unit. After collecting the missing sets over the last years, I thought of building some MOCs in the classic grey era style, maybe using some newer colours and elements. But to keep the characteristics of the original sets. @Paperinik77pk already came up with a lot of extraordinary stuff for the grey and blue era. So I took the social isolation time this weekend, lowered the blinds and got the photo equipment ready for some shots. Mallet Steam Engine (inspired by #7750 and the Baureihe 99 … I just wanted to build a "large" 12V style steam engine without copying the great work of @Paperinik77pk or the large steam engine in #7777) It opens like #7750 Rear view: Full side view: With historic cars: I build 3 of these cars, inspired by Hofzug Kaiser Wilhelms II. The cars are longer then the classic 6x28 train base plate. I added a 2x6 plate at each end. This requires a special way to lengthen the couplers and buffers. The bogie plate can not be moved outer due the limitations of the train base plate. And see the simple solution to fix the minifigure shield which I use as logo of the train: V100 diesel engine (based on #7755 with shorter base and 5-wide body) V100 diesel engine and so called "Silberlinge", very typical local train in Germany in the 1970s/1980s: Trains like this were able to operate in both directions due to a steering post in the end car: Side view of the "Silberlinge": Classic 12V style interior in both cars: Small electric engine in medium/blue and hopper car #4536 in brown, ready for the 12 volt system: Small electric engine in green/red hopper cars #4536 in brown, ready for the 12 volt system: Green electric locomotive with a red 12 volt motor inspired by Baureihe E 44: Green electric locomotive inspired by Baureihe E44: Enjoy and stay healthy these days! Best regards, Holger
  25. 12 Volt Roundhouse full front view Back in April I presented some will received train MOCs in 12 Volt grey era style. Recently the Brick Train Awards caught my attention and this contest was a good reason to pick up on my 12 Volt Roundhouse project which started 2016/2017 but was never finished. So time was limited, the deadline came closer. But I made it. Now it's time to share the 12 Volt Roundhouse with you folks. I named the Roundhouse "Bamberg", the city I live in. And close to my place there is the ruin of the real Roundhouse. Nothing more to see there and the place is prohibited to visit. So my Roundhouse is just a phantasy model, like the 12 Volt grey era trains sets are also "phantasy", but pretty close to Deutsche Bundesbahn locomotives and waggons. The Roundhouse has 7 segments, one for each official steam engine of the Grey Era from 1980 - 1986 which are: 7710, 7715, 7722, 7727, 7730, 7750 and 7810. The side and back walls are build entirely with 1x2 and 1x1 plates in red and dark-red to model the characteristics of red brick walls. The segments are modular in a 3-1-3 configuration for easy transportation. The turntable is operated remote controlled using a Electric, Train 12V Remote Control 8 x 10 with 2 Circled Arrows Pattern which fits nicely with the more standard remote controls for signals and switches. An old 12 Volt Technic motor is integrated in the bottom of the turntable. The 2 cables are used to power the motor and the electric middle rail on the turntable. The cables are not placed well, the should go in the centre of the rotation point. Hmm, I need to think of a purist solution for this issue. If you build a turntable, the complete track level has to be elevated. So the complete layout (except the roundhouse and the turntable) is elevated by 2-3 layers of brick. This is really eating my basics and plates in old dark grey, dark tan and black. But it was worth it. Using an elevated brick build ground it was easy to hide all the cables for the good old 12 light posts and the power supply for the tracks in the Roundhouse. Finally some typical 1980's style vehicles and other accessory bring back the typical charm from this time. Trucks were only 4 studs wide ... long time ago. Enjoy the video and the pictures :-) Stay safe and healtyh and keep 12 Volt alive! Holger #7730 and #7727meet just outside the Roundhouse The blue workers are busy unloading the new #7750 train wheel from a #7720 platform waggon. A MOC diesel V36 engine brought in the valuable delivery. No social distancing required for LEGO blue work-men The backyard has an additional access by rail and by road. Can you spot the statue of the founder of the Roundhouse? Back door view through the Roundhouse. Can you identify the steamer on the turntable? My green Mallet steam engine on the turntable. #7750 (derailed, opps) is getting fresh coals. This graphic shows the wiring diagram. The 12 Volt trafo powers the turntable and the selected track. The V36 MOC engine has some trouble. The hood was lifted off so the blue mechanic man can fix this issue. It's getting late, but the blue workers are still busy. Not very secure to keep the lights on while weltering the mast? Top view of the Roundhouse at night. All pictures also in my Flickr album https://www.flickr.com/photos/holgermatthes/albums/72157715067356186