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  1. "Into the Wild" Snowy Magic Bus A few months ago I built the most iconic scene from the movie “Into the Wild”, directed by Sean Penn in 2007, with the Magic Bus standing in plain sight in the wild Alaskan woods. It was early spring. With the cold season coming it was taken for granted I'd be tempted to build the snow capped Bus as it appears in some scenes of the movie. The sand green/white Bus stands on a big snowy base now built with many weird parts to create the snow-covered foliage effect. White pines are placed behind it. Chris McCandless's story is well known and sadly it didn't end well. And the Bus itself, seen as a danger, has been recently airlifted from the Alaskan wild to a secure site after two hikers have died and at least 15 have had to be rescued while trying to reach the bus in the remote Alaskan wilderness. Abandoned on the Stampede Trail near Denali National Park, the bus had become a pilgrimage site. It was revered by travelers around the world who had read the book or seen the movie. But it had also become a hazard, luring hikers into forbidding territory. Here my first version of the Into the Wild diorama with more info about the story of Chris. Few photos: Hope you like it :) Thanks for stopping by!
  2. Norton74

    A-Frame Cabin

    A-Frame Cabin An architectural icon from 1950 to about 1975, the A-frame is one of my favourite rural homes ever, a triangle-design built for lounging on outdoor decks and staring at nature. I built this cabin inspired, in part, by Harlan Hubbard's book Payne Hollow, about living a simpler life in a hand-built home. The author is considered by many a modern-day Thoreau. Two brothers, Dan and Ethan, burned out on modern working believed that stripping away modern comforts and living more simply in nature would lead to a more spiritually an creatively fulfilling life. They looked for a cabin in the woods and finally found out this old wooden A-Frame Cabin. They fixed up it and now they live there happily. It's not my first cabin in the woods but it was very funny building the "A" structure and trying to add many weird details. I also played with the light to let the scene as deep as possible. To build the basement I ripped off the clever hammers technique by Letranger Absurde. Below few pictures Hope you like it!
  3. Norton74

    [MOC] Joe's Cottage

    Joe's Cottage (and Joe's tow truck) Joe is a lonely guy. He lives in his tan wooden cottage somewhere in the woods. His mates are birds and chickens. He loves driving his tow truck and he always helps people who are in breakdown on their way. My latest creation was inspired by a Japanese model maker who makes little cottages and shacks in the woods. I added few NPU like the speargun as light holder, pistons on the electricity pole, Ninjago hat on the chimney and some other even on the tow truck. I tried to photograph the scene making it alive and warm, it seems to me there is a nice atmosphere due to the light sideways. Take a moment to appreciate all the small details that all add up to this rustic scene. It was very funny building this and even more catching the details to insert via period pictures spotted on the web. Hope you like it!
  4. sander1992

    Fright Knights

    Hi everyone, I have build a landscape of 1 by 1 meter based on the Fright Knights. The landscape will be shown at Lego World in the Netherlands in October. In the landscape is a ruin on the right back corner, which is based on set 6087. The Castle is based on set 6097 (of course) and I wanted the rocks be similar to those in the catalogs from 1997. In the left part of the rocks is a dragon head that can move forward and back. If it moves forward the mouth will open. It is powered by PF. On the top are a few small houses, which are based on the houses in the Lego Game: Lego Racers. In the front is a forest which is the territory of the Dark Forest. The Royal Knights are attacking the Fright Knights. For more pictures, go to my Flickr album. Feedback and questions are welcome. Sander
  5. Special Thanks to you all. My Lego ideas project (X Eyed Junction) is about to reach 1K. Creativity and imagination is the concept of Lego and this project too. It is an entire new idea in itself. A thought from imagination to reality. Never seen of heard before. 10,000 votes will make this junction becomes a reality. Click the link and hit "support" => https://ideas.lego.com/projects/07905230-58bd-4963-8662-a89dddcdbe34 You would not have ever heard about this. It is an Innovative idea. No Movie!!! No Theme!!, but just imagination and innovation. Designers start on a theme and then the fantastic model comes up, but here its exactly reversed. The JuNcTiOn got created first and then the name, theme started to pop up. Sounds little Funny right, but it really worked. Look at the name and link it with the Junction. The 2 Big X symbols at the Top and of course not to forget the EyEs looking for you. From this the name came out as “X Eyed”. To further on the excitement, we both (my 7 year old champ and myself) tried to Rhyme and shine. X Eyed becomes X Sight (Rhyming with Excite). That’s about the name. Like wise there is much more interesting things. Hopefully you CuRiOsiTy is arousing more and more COME one, COME all In every Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, X EyEd JuNcTiOn is standing Tall. Awaiting to Welcome you All !!! Location It cannot be in a forest of cement (city), but some place which is little windy and the natural air keeps the atmosphere cool. Can’t think of a long highway stretch alongside a beach, but of course little desolated. This location serves a natural feeling and suits the JuNcTiOn. Surrounding The JuNcTiOn, in its own, is open from all sides as like our ThOuGhTs, which have endless possibilities. For better ambience, the 2 antique cars and stranded ship has been positioned on each side. This does not completely cover the JuNcTiOn, but it wraps an amazing feeling over it. Entrance The entrance will surely catch your attention or should I say, it will catch your Eyeeeeee. Whether it’s the X Eyed at the top or the little plants on the side. Careful !!! there are monster tooths on the pillars. Of course, you can’t miss the 4 circular studs hanging around. The pillars combine and form the shape of an Asian palace or temple with a golden pyramid at the top centre. A small red light at the centre is eagerly awaiting to welcome you. Hey!!! Wait, don’t drive away with Antique cars. It is for your pleasure only… Hope you enter soon !!! Inner place Hey, its really great and amazing. You have finally set your foot in here... We always spot big things first and so you will notice the Stranded ship. But there are other things too. You can better hop to the corner glass holder to get you glass or grab a drink from the table. Did you notice, there are 2 semi circular areas where you can stand out loud or just have a heighted seat. Cautious !!! Don’t bump into others as its gets little crowdy sometimes. You can always take a quick snap with the stranded ship or just Hop on to the Antique cars for fun. The EyEs are not just at the entrance. Look carefully, it is also at the Antique Cars and the Stranded Ship. It is like signaaaaling you Beware !! We are keeping an EyE on youuuuu… Color The color combination is revolving around Brown and it shades with a combination a dark red. This matches to the color theme of Sand and goes well with the surroundings. Light & Bright JuNcTiOn opens up in the evening and the transparent lights of red, orange and yellow brighten it up. The light and color theme goes hand in hand. It will glow in the dark. Don’t you think that the NaTuRaL Mooooon Light will further add on to the charm. Stranded Ship Don’t Whisper and tell this to anyone. Let me tell you a secret… SsSsShhhhh… It is not a ship but a ship like structure so that people get amazed. I just got some old parts from a shutdown factory, colored it, assembled it, put on some lights and that’s it…. Does not really look like… I know, but don’t share this with anyone. I Trust you Antique Cars Why does it have such a design? Whats so special about it? Think, Think and Think. Whosoever visits here is thinking on them and so will you J. You figure out for yourself. Take some time to think.
  6. Entry for Book III Challenge IV, Category B "The Crown in Daily Life". Memoirs. I jumped out of bed, panicked with the pounding sound coming from the other side of my chamber door. No sunlight came from the outside, meaning it was still dawn. I ran out of the room and there, covered in the shadows of the trees, stood a tall man with a thick brown bush under his nose. - Five minutes. We are going fishing. My father was not an early riser. But if something could take him out of bed before the sun casted its first light, it was important. That morning, he had fetched a horse, tied his bags onto its saddle and prepared breakfast so we would not starve on the road. Make no mistake. It was important. The days in our village were cold, frosty, windy, and slippery. Everyday, through the whole year, through each of the seasons. But there were these other days – only a handful of days, when the gods were good and the clouds would clear out, the wind would stop, and the sun was so warm it made our skins burn. Those were the days my father would go fishing. He taught me the art of catching fish. But not only choosing a bait, casting a net and waiting for a bite. No. He taught me to read the tides and the wind. To hear the forest and perceive the scent of the trees. To observe the animals and learn from their instinctive survival drive. That was fishing for him. - Hear that? It’s a cormorant. This big black bird, called cormorant, I learned, was known for hunting fish. According to my father, no animal in the forest could smell fish like a cormorant bird. So, we would track this big black bird and follow him to the shores, only to find a pond flooded with either salmon, trout or bluegill. - Now, just remember to be patient. Move slowly and steady. Put your hands together and dip them into the water. Feel the flow. Just focus. Breath in. Breath out. It could be a matter of seconds or even hours. - You never go for the fish. You let the fish come to you. And when it does... You grab it. But it sounds much easier that it is. __________ Hope you can all find the hidden crown piece. Let me know what you think. Make sure to check my other entry for category A in this challenge: Louis of Nutwood.
  7. Walden; or, Life in the Woods A few months ago a friend of mine loaned me a book I had always heard of but never read. The book is the well-known "Walden; or life in the woods" written by Henry David Thoreau and published in 1854. Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days (1845–47) in a cabin he built near Walden Pond amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Simple living and self-sufficiency were Thoreau's other goals, and the whole project was inspired by transcendentalist philosophy, a central theme of the American Romantic Period. It is considered Thoreau’s masterwork. Struck by the history and inspired by the cover of the book, in the few past weeks I built Thoreau's cabin in the wood. It´s the first time that I made a woods-themed creation and I really had a lot fun building it. Hope you like it! For more detailed pictures tap here. Thanks for stopping by!
  8. REVIEW - 42080 - FOREST MACHINE INTRODUCTION This has to be the least appealing set of the second wave of 2018 sets, when it comes to aesthetics. Of course, this is a personal preference, but the use of two different shades of green just doesn't cut it (you get it?) for me. And the RRP (recommended retail price) of 129 euro doesn't help either. Basically, this is a rather expensive not so good looking set. So, why am I interested in it anyway?! Because it packs some pneumatic functions, and even a new pneumatic valve (two to be precise). After longer pneumatic cylinders, TLG again listened to certain Eurobricks members hehe and designed new elements to work with the Pneumatic V2 system. And judging by some visible gears here and there, this set probably packs more than meets the eye. Nuff said, let's start our engines and do some logging...sustainable of course! If you see this icon, you can click the image on the left or right side of the image, to cycle through alternative images. PICTURES Pictures can be clicked to view hi-res versions. More pictures can be found in my Flickr album. DISCLAIMER This set has been provided by the CEE Team of TLG. It's not my goal to promote this set. It's my goal to give you an honest opinion about it. Therefore, the opinion in this review is my own and is in no way linked to TLG. SET INFORMATION Number: 42080 Title: Forest Machine Theme: Technic Released: 2018 Part Count: 1.003 Box Weight: 1,67 kg Box Dimensions: 47,5 cm x 37,0 cm x 6,2 cm Set Price (MSRP): £ / $ 149.99 / € 129,99 Price per Part: £ / $ 0.15 / € 0,13 Links: Brickset, Bricklink THE BOX The front shows the model, with quite an impressive logging apparatus. You don't want to get cought in the claws of this bad boy. It will turn you into minced meat in no-time. As I said before, I am not a big fan of the color scheme on this thing, but I am very interested to find out what this thing is packin'. The right side of the box is already showing some spoilers. Not only does it pack a battery box and a large motor, like the Rough Terrain Crane, but it also contains quite a few Pneumatic V2 elements, including two brand new valves. I can only say....whoop whoop BACKSIDE Like the Volvo Zeux, the backside is divided in an upper and a lower section. The upper section, for the main model, tells us that this model has a Motorised Pneumatic Crane, Articulated Steering and the cabin with boom can rotate about 270 degrees. The bottom section shows the B-model, a Log Loader. At this point, I am somewhat indifferent about it. It utilizes the Pneumatic and Power Functions elements to have some functionality, but it seems to be more or less the same as the main model. CONTENTS OF THE BOX The box contains: 1x Sealed pack with booklet and sticker sheet 1x Bag with tires and large motor 1x Bag with pneumatic hoses 7x Numbered bag BOOKLET AND STICKER SHEET The sealed bag with booklet and sticker sheet. BOOKLET A single booklet with instructions for the main model. STICKER SHEET The sticker sheet with various stickers. TIRES AND LARGE MOTOR The bag containing eight balloon tires and the large motor. POWER FUNCTIONS ELEMENTS As usual the battery box comes unbagged, while the large motor resides in its own bag within the bigger bag. PNEUMATIC HOSES Pneumatic hoses, to go with the cylinders. How convenient. BAGS And of course, the numbered bags. Seven in total. HIGHLIGHTED PARTS This set does come with some interesting parts. PNEUMATIC PARTS First of all the new pneumatic valves. These are new molds and are an improvement over the older ones. We will see why later in this review. This set also contains two of the new V2 longer pneumatic cylinders and a small cylinder. I forgot to include the blue pump. TIRES Eight balloon tires. No sure why I am highlighting these, because they are quite common. Only 41 sets have used these in the past RIMS These rims aren't very rare either, but in this color you will only find them in three sets. Flat silver if I am not mistaken. BLADE AND SPIKES Here are two odd-looking fellas. One of 'em is a Circular Saw Blade, found in lots of themes like Ninjago, Power Miners, etc and the other is a 2x2 Round Brick with Spikes. The round brick with spikes has been used before, but this is the only set which has them in Yellow. PANELS I almost missed these ones, but upon building the model, I suddenly realised that these panels might be new in green. And indeed they are. These small panels are new in Lime Green. PART LIST The part list showing 1003 parts. THE BUILD The build starts with the front steering linkage. Here you can see the new valves attached to the back of the cabin. The main difference with the old ones is the axle going through the valve. This means that they can be operated using an axle (most likely with a gear attached). This gives us lots of opportunities for better pneumatic models. Like the old valve, it isn't very easy to switch. This must be due to the nature of the valve, but there is quite some resistance when you try to switch the valve. The new valve also implements the slightly smaller ends, to make it easier to attach the hoses. The battery box, motor and valve are neatly packed in the rear compartment of the vehicle. The rear is connected to the front using thew new large turntable. Both rear axles have pendular suspension. Albeit a very basic implementation, but it's worth mentioning. At this stage the front and back of the vehicle are done. The rear can be opened and closed to easily replace the batteries in the box. After building the crane, and some added details (two logs, a chainsaw, a small log and some sort of rest for the log) the model is finished! To be honest; I am not completely sure what to think of it. Still looks a bit messy to me, but maybe the functions can compensate for that. COMPLETED MODEL Here you can see the completed model, with the added extra's. You can click on the image to see alternate versions of the boom position. The picture below clearly shows how big the head on the crane is. It packs the grabbers/grinders and the saw blade. The weight is rather high, especially when you look at the size of the crane boom. It's not a real problem for the crane itself, but it does tend to get top heavy and it can easily tip over the vehicle over when moved to the side. These semi-new macaroni parts sure are popular. They come in every Technic set, don't they?! I do love 'em btw, so keep 'em coming. And one final image from the rear. It is interesting, and to some even useful, that TLG included two new green panels (not counting the lime panels) and green parts, but I think this vehicle would have looked better with a dark bluish grey chassis, and more lime green parts for the rear compartment. FUNCTIONS AND FEATURES Below are two videos demonstrating the functions. Both videos are basically the same (take 1 and take 2), but I figured I might as well include the both, so you will see the grabbers work at least once I have said this before in previous reviews, but to me, Pneumatic models often are proofs of concept, instead of actual working models. Admittedly, the big cylinders work like a charm. These have enough power to do the heavy lifting. But the small cylinder simply doesn't have enough power to operate simple functions. As you can see in the video, I sometimes have to help the grabbers near the saw blade to contract. Besides that, it takes a long time before they open and close. They are not very responsive. The valves are very hard to operate. You really need to apply a lot of force to the 12T gear, which makes you wonder whether the axle isn't breaking. I love the new design, but operating them by gear/axle doesn't feel safe or comfortable. I'd rather use the lever. The pump is located in the rear of the vehicle. When it's turned on, that part of the vehicle tends to move a lot. You can see it shaking a lot. This is caused by the lack of weight, but the suspension doesn't help either. The crane is rather heavy, so when you rotate it, the vehicle is bound to tip over. This is partially caused by the suspension and partially because the head of the machine is too heavy. All in all I am afraid that the functions don't compensate for the overall look of the machine. I really appreciate what TLG has tried to do with this set/model, but the execution is not that succesful. A full blown Forest Machine might have been a better choice, because the appearance and functionality of this model doesn't justify the price of the set. B-MODEL The alternate model isn't very exciting, an eight wheeled vehicle with a pneumatic crane. At a glance I had to look twice to see it's a different vehicle. It looks poorly executed and the placement of the battery box is rather awkward. It's not the worst B-model *cough* 42082 *cough*, but I do think it could have been better, if the designer hadn't focus on a vehicle with eight wheels and a crane. SUMMARY Before building this model I was hoping that the functions would compensate for the poor exterior of the model. Unfortunately, they don't. There are simply too much negative aspects to make me enthusiastic about this set. I would think twice, or thrice, before forking out 129 euro for a couple of new panels and some Pneumatic parts. Even at a decent discount I think it's better to order these Pneumatic parts via S&H or Bricklink. PROS New pneumatic valves Decent selection of other pneumatic parts Three panels in new colors CONS Doesn't look good, especially two different green colors Small pneumatic cylinder doesn't have enough power Valves are hard to operate Vehicle tends to tip over Rear sections shakes a lot when pump is turned on Suspension makes it wobbly/instable Price SCORE How do I rate this set? 6 DESIGN Color scheme and overall design is so so. 7 BUILDING EXPERIENCE Kind of okay, but there is much fiddling going on. 7 FEATURES There are enough features, but they don't work very well. 6 PLAYABILITY Functions should work better to improve playability. 7 PARTS If you are into Pneumatic models (or MOCs), this is a nice parts pack. 6 VALUE FOR MONEY At 13 cents a piece, this set is rather expensive. 6,5 MEDIOCRE MACHINE Thanks you for reading this review. All pictures can be found here.
  9. A_Goodman

    (MOC) Hagrid's Hut

    Hagrid's Hut 1 by Nicholas Goodman, on Flickr Hagrid's Hut 2 by Nicholas Goodman, on Flickr Hagrid's Hut 3 by Nicholas Goodman, on Flickr Hagrid's Hut 4 by Nicholas Goodman, on Flickr Hagrid's Hut 5 by Nicholas Goodman, on Flickr This is my custom Lego Harry Potter Hagrid's Hut. This was my submission to the Lego Wizarding World build competition. These are the photos I submitted and as one of the requirements of the contest no minifigures were permitted but I plan on taking a few with Hagrid and Fang and potentially Harry Ron and Hermione.
  10. Following the release of the LEGO Voltron Set, LEGO Ideas had this contests (It's long over now, so I am a little late to post this :D) to build the most imaginative Voltron scene. My entry features the Green Lion casually reading a book inside it's tree trunk bunk, while the alien bunnies are messing with the Green Lion's stuff. I built this scene in digital, but after it's done, it made me wish I had this right on my desk! It also took me 2 weeks to build, (it was hard, there was a deadline...) but I still made it as a Runner-Up winner! Enjoy (:D More images can be found here
  11. ExeSandbox

    MOC: Forestside House

    This model started out as a simple sketch, and I wanted to see if I could built a fully completed LEGO version of it, and here it is! The Forestside house, as the name suggest, is supposed to be located in the forest, highlighted by the trees in the background. On the exterior, there is a swimming pool, garage, driveway, and some nice glass fencing. The house itself, has got a balcony, a rooftop lounge, and some nice big windows for a scenic view. The interior is also fully detailed with a living room, dining area, kitchen, bathroom, study, and a bedroom. Overall this model took me about 2 month to create, and I hope you enjoy it!
  12. PAPSOU

    GINGERBREAD

    Hello I present my first project based on the theme of the famous Brothers Grimm tale : Hansel and Gretel. Lost in the forest, they find the Gingerbread House an the old witch. I hope you like and don't hesitate to ask me anything. Thank you very much for your support on Lego Ideas. Je vous présente mon premier projet en Lego basé sur le thème de célèbre contes de Grimm : Hansel et Gretel. Perdus dans la forêt, ils ont trouvé la maison de pain d'épices et la vieille sorcière. J'espère que vous aimez. N'hésitez pas à me solliciter. Je vous remercie de supporter mon projet sur le site Lego Ideas. https://ideas.lego.com/projects/5d8081b3-d4e7-4fb7-9d3c-5ce28d73a1ef
  13. We want to move right and up to collect the bonus on P14. Ep1 Ep2 Ep3 Ep4 Ep5 Ep6 Ep7 As the search any switch to shut down the forcefield lasts for a long time, the movements of our troops getting less week by week. Our squad, as others are getting tired and can't move forward as much as required. We are passing through forests and plains for weeks with, but it's racing with time and the enemy.
  14. lapsanszkitamas

    RC Forest Skidder

    As a kid growing up in Transylvania, TAF skidders built at the IRUM plant in Reghin were a mainstream sight. I was always impressed by the power of these monsters, and how they defied anything Mother Nature could throw at them: snow, ice, mud, step gradients, big logs. My machine is not a scale replica, but rather a representation of the concept, drawing inspiration from the ol' reliable TAF 690 OP, the upgraded 690 PE (with Perkins engine and electronics) and the brand new TAF 2012 (especially the G version). For all intents and purposes it's a trial truck, built for the february contest held by RoLUG, so extra-functions are rather lacking. Stats: 4x4 drive provided by 2 XL motors, geared 8.4:1 (12/20, 12/20 bevel, 8/24 portal), steering provided by 2 linear actuators powered by a geared L motor Working winch, only pulls the cable when the tractor is moving forward (hard coupled to the drivetrain of the front axle). The sole purpose of this winch is to help the skidder over obstacles or deep snow pendular front axle (realistic) blade turning with front axle (realistic) manual grabber (rather esthetic detail, easily motorisable by adding a pneumatic pump and a switch) snowchains (realistic) LEGO Custom RC forest skidder - inspired by and modelled after IRUM/MAVIPROD TAF 690 PE and TAF 2012G. Living close to mountains, I grew up seeing these monster machines pulling heavy logs through mud, snow and ice, with no regard to freezing temperatures by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr LEGO Custom RC forest skidder - inspired by and modelled after IRUM/MAVIPROD TAF 690 PE and TAF 2012G. Living close to mountains, I grew up seeing these monster machines pulling heavy logs through mud, snow and ice, with no regard to freezing temperatures by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr LEGO Custom RC forest skidder - inspired by and modelled after IRUM/MAVIPROD TAF 690 PE and TAF 2012G. Living close to mountains, I grew up seeing these monster machines pulling heavy logs through mud, snow and ice, with no regard to freezing temperatures by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr LEGO Custom RC forest skidder - inspired by and modelled after IRUM/MAVIPROD TAF 690 PE and TAF 2012G. Living close to mountains, I grew up seeing these monster machines pulling heavy logs through mud, snow and ice, with no regard to freezing temperatures by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr After some maintenance and improvements 20180205_221537 by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr 20180205_221904 by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr 20180205_222033 by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr The 5 year old kid in me screamed of pleasure when i saw the wonderful tracks left in the snow. 20180205_221554 by tamas lapsanszki, on Flickr Aaaand a short video. The batteries are extremely low, so the performance is lacking, especially when it's steering, but with fresh batteries i'm sure it'll perform admirably. First video before the upgrade. Second video after the upgrade
  15. My entry into Category A of the "A Safe Haven" challenge. Allanar Forest on the isle of Alnya is where many of the dwelfs have chosen to live. This is likely due to their love of nature, and the many animals who also make their home there. The dwelfs spend much of their time caring for animals, or training them; even such creatures as dragons are welcomed in their community. Many live in unpretentious cottages, but don’t be mistaken – they are excellent craftsmen, and their homes are held in high regard by even the most skilled architects. "Now don't be scaring my chickens when you feed them, boy!" "Don't worry, Garrek, I can handle throwing out some chicken feed." Rhalyf had been given some time off at the stables during a quiet spell, and Garrek was quick to put him to work feeding the flock of chickens he keeps in addition to his prized goats. Faelar has a simple task today: fixing a section of fence alongside the path. Some lovely mushrooms caught Nym's eye earlier in the week, and today he returned to harvest the ripe ones and dig up one to plant in his own garden. Alenia is working with Frandri in the forest today, and has brought along a treat to reward the young dragon with. Torrel keeps several hives in different places throughout the forest, and as usual is busy checking up on some of them now. Lots more pictures on Brickbuilt. Thanks for looking, comments and criticism welcome
  16. Hi all, A little presentation of my LEGO Forwarder named XXL for obvious reasons :) It has been a project in my spare time for some years now and still not finished (probably never will be...) Most basic facts: Weight: 6,7 kilograms Dimensions: 95xx36x50 studs Drive: 8 XL motors + hub reduction Steering: Forced by controlling front left with rear right and the other way around (because of the weight in combination with the huge friction from the wheels) Wheels: From 8466 (4x4 Offroader) Some vids from Youtube: Feel free to comment or ask questions, I´ll try to answer them :)
  17. Micah is out with Hanska and his friend, Deganawidah, hunting in the plains of Lacryma. The island primarily has open plains with scattered trees that have the highest density near rivers and creeks. Today, they are hunting for the deer that roam on the island, but it takes a smart hunter to get close to them, as the deer have keen eyes and a sharp nose. They have been following a deer and hog trail right up to one of the creek crossings. They hope to spot the deer on the other side of the creek. Hanska explained to Micah that the hogs that have populated the island like to live in bramble patches where it is hard to get to them. It is unwise to go in after them, and the primary method of hunting the hogs has been to waylay them in the moonlight with spears. Though the Corrington rifles have proven more effective against their thick skin than the Onondaga's bows and arrows and this has drawn the attention of the Onondaga. Notes: This build was a concept since last Christmas, and I have had the deer built and waiting for the forest ever since. I finally got around to building the forest around Thanksgiving and just finished it recently. The build is 72x64 studs which is my largest physical build to date. The trees kept falling over on me, and they also got attacked by the toddler between photography sessions, so they were my least favorite part of the whole build. I borrowed the birch trees from @Kai NRG's great build. I intend to license this in Elizabethville as a medium plantation. Additional photos behind the spoiler.
  18. This is my first moc entry in Nar Eurbrikka so if I do this wrong can someone let me know? Thanks! Marching orders: With my 3 moves We are going 1 Left and 2 down to D22. As a group of troops were sent out to receive supply's from a nearby drop ship, the odd one out gets stuck with the work. Troop discrimination is something that the empire is struggling with at the moment and the emperor is giving monthly lectures on the topic and...look this months guest speaker is Darth Vader himself (He knows a lot about discrimination, specifically age discrimination)
  19. I wanted to create some different areas based on the four elements represented by the four main elves, I've mixed parts from all kinds of different sets to create these places. This one is the earth themed home for Farran the Earth Elf. I wanted it to be part cottage, part treehouse. It's mostly parts from The Elves Treetop Hideaway and the Ewok Village sets. I attached my waterfall cave alongside the treehouse I also made a fire themed volcano cave with a tall treehouse/tower neighbouring it. It's mostly made from a Lego Friends set that has a cabin and a waterfall. I kept the cabin and built the tower above it and changed the waterfall into a volcano. I've created a workshop for the Air Elf Aira in one section of the tower with a bedroom above it, an observing platform with a telescope above that and a turret room on the top. The webisodes show that Azari the fire elf is homeless and just crashes with the other elves, but I've given her a warm place to sleep inside the volcano. I kept the camp beds in the cabin for the humans to sleep in when they visit Elvendale. And here's some random pictures..
  20. I don't know...it just doesn't look right. This is my first base-plate diorama. I need some advice on techniques or tricks on how I can make it look more "Professional" Any advice would be great. Thanks :) DSC_1267 by Movie Mocs, on Flickr DSC_1269 by Movie Mocs, on Flickr DSC_1270 by Movie Mocs, on Flickr DSC_1272 by Movie Mocs, on Flickr
  21. 4 big crushing tires! When I saw the 42054, the first thing I thought was "FOREST SKIDDER!". When I got the set, I built a crop sprayer ;) But now, a month later, I actually did build a forest skidder. And here it is! The MOC features 6 functions, including 3 power functions: Crane stage 1, crane stage 2, and lifting of the front ripper blade. The manual functions are a pendular axle, HoG steering, and operating the grabber. The model suffered from awkward proportions throughout the build due to the complexity of the gearbox and placement of the Battery Box. The hood suffered from the brunt of it; it awkwardly hides the battery box and is too high. Video here: Pictures: So That's all- next MOC of mine should be interesting ;) Thank you! BrickbyBrickTechnic
  22. Anyone remember this B model? I personally think it sucks. So I decided to rebuild it, but as a C model of set 42054. These are the functions the finished model will have: -Crane stage 1 (motorized) -Crane stage 2 (motorized) -Front ripper blade (motorized) -Grabber (manual) -Articulated steering (manual) -Simulated suspension Here's what I have so far: This is the rear with the basis for the crane. This is the 2 axis articulated joint. This gives a simulated suspension. So that's it for now! Stay tuned for updates, as they will be coming soon! BrickbyBrickTechnic
  23. ootkaman

    Merry Men's camp MOC

    I'm not very good at taking pictures, but here is my MOC for the Merry Men's camp, with tons of hidden features in the spirit of Robin Hood
  24. MaxxusBricks

    Custom LEGO Fire ATV

    Hello! Today I decided to build custom LEGO fire ATV. And this is what I've done. I like the colors and size of the ATV. I think, I will put it in the LEGO forest, near the city. By the way, I like all official LEGO forest fire and police sets. On my opinion, LEGO forest subtheme is good and I'm waiting for some new sets. Do you agree with me?
  25. LittleJohn

    Amon Hen

    My entry for Round 3 of the Middle Earth LEGO Olympics over on MOCpages. My category this time was Amon Hen. My opponent’s homepage. I really enjoyed this build, and it was fun to do a decent sized landscape again. I was a little apprehensive about having to build so many trees, but they ended up going quite quickly. In total the build took 8 days to complete. A huge thank-you to Graham and Michael for all their support and critiques along the way, I know it wouldn’t have turned out as well without them! Lots more pictures on Brickbuilt. Thanks for looking, C&C welcome