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A submarine: How would i go about building it?

Post by 501stCadians » Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:18 pm

I wish to make a submarine to deploy my Spec.Ops team from the water.
I know what i am going to put on it,i just don't know how to make such things like the conning tower,and inside the hull. I am completely clueless.
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Post by Shaeph » Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:51 pm

Id do sections, like middle front back and build from the ground up with tile peices everywhere
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Post by Atomsk » Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:56 am

Something I've found that really makes a MOC look classy is to use a really identifiable color scheme, meaning, not just black. For naval vessels, a lot of times the Water Line is marked by having the bottom of the ship painted red, and everything above that being gray or black or whatever. I made a sub with everything above the line made from old dark gray, and it looked fantastic.

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Post by tahthing » Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:20 pm

the water line on a submarine marks the height the water should be at when its cruiseing at the surface.
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Post by Atomsk » Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:45 pm

Yes. Me thinks the USS Wyoming is missing a few Tridents.

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Post by warman45 » Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:38 pm

Atomsk wrote:Yes. Me thinks the USS Wyoming is missing a few Tridents.

why do you think they started the war in IRAQ?
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Atomsk wrote:
Yes. Me thinks the USS Wyoming is missing a few Tridents.



why do you think they started the war in IRAQ?

Wha?...... what does missiles have to do with Iraq?

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Post by Jaye Tea » Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:42 pm

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Atomsk wrote:
Yes. Me thinks the USS Wyoming is missing a few Tridents.



why do you think they started the war in IRAQ?
Wha?...... what does missiles have to do with Iraq?
nothing, thats just a canadian whinning about america makng the world safe so he can go about his buissness of chopping down trees, and making maple syrup.
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Post by Bluehawk2000 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:45 pm

Unfortunatly making a accurate missile sub requires the resoures required to make a SHIP, a hunter-killer sub uses about half as much, so would be atleast somewhat possable without costing an absurd amount of money. Your best option would be to make a micro-sub used for special forces insertion. If you need a full size minifig-scale sub there's not much advice I can give you as to my knowledge it hasn't been done and if it has I haven't seen it. You might try designing and ordering it in Lego Digital Designer.

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Post by birdman » Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:03 pm

if you have no qualms about using megablok, they used to make a nuclear submarine in a bit larger than minifig scale. i think it was their 'pro builder' line.
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Post by 501stCadians » Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:37 pm

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Atomsk wrote:
Yes. Me thinks the USS Wyoming is missing a few Tridents.



why do you think they started the war in IRAQ?
Wha?...... what does missiles have to do with Iraq?
nothing, thats just a canadian whinning about america makng the world safe so he can go about his buissness of chopping down trees, and making maple syrup.
That's incredibly rascist,you hill-billy gun-crazy american. At least we have free HEALTHCARE! Ha! Ha ha!
What's more,you can sing our anthem in under a minute.
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Post by warman45 » Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:00 pm

Pvt Expendable wrote:
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Atomsk wrote:
Yes. Me thinks the USS Wyoming is missing a few Tridents.



why do you think they started the war in IRAQ?

Wha?...... what does missiles have to do with Iraq?
i was actually hinting at a 3rd possibilty (first being terrorist 2nd and most likely being oil (everyones done this one))
that iraq stole your tridents so you killed sadam (personally i would let him live (not cause he deserved it but because now he's a marter and people will die for him even though hes dead)(i know this is hard to understand because we are all here in north america and safe but in the middle east you need to be ready to die to protrct what you own (think gang wars))

as well we don't only chop down trees and get maple syrup (by the way i would say all you do is start wars but that would be racist and IM NOT RACIST!) we also build your cars and sell you a good portion of your electricity and oil (by the way without it your economy would be toast!)(but so would ours! :shock: )

i hate morons who think america is the only country in the world (hate to tell you but if america died the world would go on just as always)

and i also hate people who generalise aka
DIMMIE: "...chopping down trees, and making maple syrup..."

ya drug dealer whatever you say!

P.S. stop trying to patronize your country. NO country (including canada) is a hero, nor are ANY of the countries of this world "GOOD" countries are just the identity given to a group of people forced to co-operate with each other. i can list a thousand way's in wich the united states is "EVIL" however i do not wish to. i do however enjoy countries LIKE the united states because they have rules against punishing and enslaving people.

BUT YOU STILL BREAK THOSE RULES! aka Guantanamo Bay.
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Post by warman45 » Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:31 pm

In the 50's both america and russia were in a race to build the first nuclear submarine. the united states finished theirs first but it sank during trials (sorry only successful tries count!)

the russians built the K19 (it's the subject of a good movie starring harrison ford.)

the submarine completed trials and was sent to the american coast. here is where things went horribly wrong. fortunately for russia the ship was saved and the trials were a complete success (russia won but that wasn't new in the early days of the cold war (before the space race.)

this is minifig scale and costs $156.18 canadian
$113.12 american....BUT IT"S ONLY THE TOWER AND 3 ICBM'S!

this ship is SMALL by todays standards.

this proves you'll need either

1. a HUGE wallet or
2. build a mini sub

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Post by Pvt Expendable » Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:25 pm

P.S. stop trying to patronize your country. NO country (including canada) is a hero, nor are ANY of the countries of this world "GOOD" countries are just the identity given to a group of people forced to co-operate with each other. i can list a thousand way's in wich the united states is "EVIL" however i do not wish to. i do however enjoy countries LIKE the united states because they have rules against punishing and enslaving people.
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