USS Intrepid.....In LEGO Bricks!

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  1. Pong

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    A lot of us build models with prebuilt plastic parts, but this is simply amazing. You will cry when you see it. :shock:

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    Here is a link on more of his photos on the Intrepid.

    USS Intrepid Complete - Flickr

    I remember several of his works with another builder on a LEGO Magazine I bought (It featured finely detailed Lockheed aircraft: F-117, SR-71 and U-2) and it is basically stunning.

    -Arlo
     
  2. JohnAnthony

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    :shock: That's incredible but at that level it's no longer a hobby. It's some sort of bizarre mental illness.
     
  3. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    I think they call it being eccentric. That is just soooo coool!:cool: :thumbright:
     
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    I don't care, I don't care .......I WANT THAT JOB!!!
     
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    Holy cripes, if my son sees that we'll be building stuff like that forever!
     
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    Wow! That's some Lego set! fantastic job !
     
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    Very impressive! I have mixed feelings though - as impressive as it is, for all that time and effort, why not use 'standard' materials, and make a true scale model? Bl**dy good though !
     
  10. JohnAnthony

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    Exactly my thought. I've got nothing against Legos but they seem thoroughally unsuited to a project of such epic proportions - sort of like building the Taj Mahal out of match sticks. And yet people do that as well...
     
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    It's called quality time man, let me have his E-mail address and I'll make sure he knows about it.:lol:
     
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    Imagine making a mistake and then you notice that the superstructure wont fit due to a single brick? Taking apart several thousand pieces just to fix it.

    hmm... After I've seen some of the impressive model building here... I can't imagine any of the master model builders mocking the work required to do that. ;)

    Just think the Master Lego Builders do this kind of work and get paid for it!
     
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    Just imagine all the cuts and calouses on these guys hands. I remember as a kid playing with LEGO's for hours and ending up with two sore mitts! :lol:
     
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    I'm quite curious about how he built the model. If you're building a LEGO model on a scale like this, where do you start? :confused:
     
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    Asking for a Bank loan to buy the bricks !!
     
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    That's awesome!
     
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    :lol: Precisely.
     
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    Cool as hell!!
     
  20. Pong

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    :lol:

    And who says LEGOs are only for kids?

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    Holey cow.
     
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