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post here builduing tips for anything. but dont go off on about a creation you've made.
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| February 2, 2009, 12:40 pm
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good point, feel free to invite anyone
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| February 2, 2009, 4:14 pm
From what I've seen and heard, it is not popular to have the stud on your bricks facing up, so make us of those special bricks with the studs on the side. Also, the fewer studs showing, the better. People like smooth surfaces, especially on star wars models. A good way to make things smooth is to use those tile pieces. I hope this helps.
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| February 5, 2009, 2:43 pm
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excellent suggestions, especially since most of us are star wars builders. Also most times creations can be improved, it is just the time one has free to build that can be tricky :)
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| February 5, 2009, 3:34 pm
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does anyone have ny tips on making a millenuin falcon out of scratch
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| February 6, 2009, 2:18 pm
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oh and dont say instuctions of the internet because i cant print them because te printer has no black ink so i cant print anything off
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| February 6, 2009, 2:20 pm
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hey I am too, well Here is what other people said to me http://www.mocpages.com/group_conversation.php?id=1235&topicid=2969

And my advice is build a skeleton first, also build wihtin your limits and draw plans too

Also do everything right the first time if possible, as it is very hard to get into the body once it all ready is almost done

Hope this helps
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| February 6, 2009, 2:55 pm
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Quoting Alexander Zimmerman
hey I am too, well Here is what other people said to me http://www.mocpages.com/group_conversation.php?id=1235&topicid=2969

And my advice is build a skeleton first, also build wihtin your limits and draw plans too

Also do everything right the first time if possible, as it is very hard to get into the body once it all ready is almost done

Hope this helps

what so use reference pics and draw out a plan of the millenium falcom
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| February 6, 2009, 2:59 pm
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That is what I did, I am still working on mine though, have been on and off for 4 years,

Actual building advice, make it so it is poratble, like my cockpit and manablies can detach and make it so the top pannels are strong but still able to open up to the interior, use gray on the outside

That is all I can think of right now, just experimetn a lot :)
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| February 6, 2009, 3:07 pm
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Quoting Alexander Zimmerman
That is what I did, I am still working on mine though, have been on and off for 4 years,

Actual building advice, make it so it is poratble, like my cockpit and manablies can detach and make it so the top pannels are strong but still able to open up to the interior, use gray on the outside

That is all I can think of right now, just experimetn a lot :)

1 problem. i dont have many grey pieces unless i buy them of lego.com
i plan to do the front wings using my gunship doors only thier off a tie fighter
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| February 9, 2009, 2:00 pm
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you could use briskshelf too

I don't want to buy either though, its all right as long as it is one color, not red, yellow, black, white ect


There are some good looking white falcons out there too, also use the site [moc pages] for ideas
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| February 9, 2009, 3:21 pm
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Quoting Alexander Zimmerman
you could use briskshelf too

I don't want to buy either though, its all right as long as it is one color, not red, yellow, black, white ect


There are some good looking white falcons out there too, also use the site [moc pages] for ideas

thks for the tip i may do itblack o hite it ll depedes
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| February 10, 2009, 12:32 pm
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what ever you do make sure that the hyper drive doesn't have a sticker on it :)
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| February 10, 2009, 12:35 pm
my tip is always build small POCs (Proof of concepts) and then change them around before putting it together. Then i take the parts and put them together generally using a technic frame for sturdiness. right now i am working on a rebel transport of some kind. it is white and light grey and it started with a opening hatch and engine and so i am going from there. hope any of this helps
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| August 14, 2009, 6:49 pm
Hi, I'm new here. Here's my tips, you can make a separater for the Lego pieces. Separate them according to their type. You can use any box and label it.
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| November 3, 2009, 6:12 am
Sorting your elements can be quite a diverse topic. Some people divide them by color, but I see this as absolutely pointless. Though it may be harder, it is much more efficient to sort them by shape or usage. You just have to choose whether you want to be quick sorting your Legos or building them, because you can't have both. As for me, I prefer to be able to build something easily knowing where all my pieces are instead of rummaging around to find a piece because I didn't take the time to sort them well.
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| February 1, 2010, 2:29 am
Customise actual lego sets!
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| March 30, 2011, 12:35 pm
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