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Speeder things [update: more speeder!]

Postby Blitzen » Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:32 pm

I took apart the very small number of LEGO sets that are in my apartment today and built this thing.

The pilot and his speeder.

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From above.

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From the front.

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The back.

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Top and side.

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Re: Speeder thing

Postby aoffan23 » Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:23 pm

Holy crap, Blitzen posted Lego.

I like it. It looks a bit like a racing speeder with the bright red and stickers.
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Zahru II » Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:23 am

Shaping's good apart from the front at certain angles - going from curved to flat like that feels a little abrupt.
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Gungnir » Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:25 am

Would this qualify as a Cave Racer?
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Blitzen » Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:35 am

Gungnir wrote:Would this qualify as a Cave Racer?


According to this picture, no. Definitely not.

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I'm missing all the essential greebly bits. Also, other than the handlebar piece itself, the method of minifig attachment is very different.

The minifig in there is actually standing on a hinged part of the speeder and the handlebars are attached to it via droid arm thing. Here's what that section looks like without the left wing.

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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Vami IV » Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:00 pm

I love this thing. Was I the only one who immediately thought of the Ghost from Halo when I saw this?
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Natalya » Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:31 pm

Way too cool to be a ghost.
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Gungnir » Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:47 pm

Ghosts have a generally round, more elegant shape. This is angular and fast-looking.
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Vami IV » Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:02 am

Gungnir wrote:Ghosts have a generally round, more elegant shape. This is angular and fast-looking.

This is why I thought of the ghost:
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Silent-sigfig » Thu Jul 02, 2015 8:39 am

I see where you're coming from.
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Re: Speeder thing

Postby Blitzen » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:32 pm

Okay so I made this basically right after the first one, but I wasn't happy with it. I changed a bit since then and I think I'm happy enough to post. I also spent a little more time with the photos on this one so I hope you enjoy that.


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This one has a much longer front section.

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The profile is a little different.

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I only have two black lightsaber hilts so I guess I should have moved them over. These things are the worst and I need to improve this back bit.

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Re: Speeder things [update: more speeder!]

Postby Zupponn » Fri Jul 03, 2015 10:22 am

The front reminds me of a dirt devil.

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Re: Speeder things [update: more speeder!]

Postby kingodacheez » Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:40 am

Zupponn wrote:The front reminds me of a dirt devil.

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Thats the Dirt Devil Interceptor with reactive armor, supercharger, and automated targeting systems!
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Re: Speeder things [update: more speeder!]

Postby Blitzen » Fri Jul 03, 2015 12:40 pm

Zupponn wrote:The front reminds me of a dirt devil.


That's its second function.
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Re: Speeder things [update: more speeder!]

Postby Natalya » Sat Jul 04, 2015 11:56 am

First one is way better.
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