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  Topic: What would be the theme that you'd create?
turtle

Replies: 83
Views: 21332

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:01 pm   Subject: What would be the theme that you'd create?
I've wondered about these themes

-Arabian Nights
-Robinson Carusso
-Roman/Greek
-Illiad/Odessy
-Beowulf

& Steam Punk
  Topic: Symbolism in the laser and lightsaber color.
turtle

Replies: 65
Views: 28909

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2008 9:48 pm   Subject: Symbolism in the laser and lightsaber color.
Love the KOTOR Games both I & II

good guys
green - consulars - focus on developing force abilities
blue - Guardians - focus on developing more combat skills
yellow - Sentinels - focus o ...
  Topic: 2 lego alts
turtle

Replies: 3
Views: 1527

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2008 9:20 pm   Subject: 2 lego alts
Very Cool models! Using limited pieces!

Got some color issues on the SAT - but for a limited build thats not really avoidable.

The TAT - I like it, but I wonder how you might have added the S ...
  Topic: Anakin's Fate
turtle

Replies: 56
Views: 19435

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:53 am   Subject: Anakin's Fate
Tyrant - neat, interesting to see that they saw fit to tidy up that little problem concerning the set up. And it's nice to read that Anikin had to face his own part in his condition.

What purpose ...
  Topic: Metric vs Imperial
turtle

Replies: 59
Views: 13421

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 3:11 am   Subject: Metric vs Imperial
Most instrustry in the US has converted to metric. I think the biggest reason was to facilitate CNC (computer numerical control) Machine programming. Many Imperial units and fractions thereof do not ...
  Topic: Anakin's Fate
turtle

Replies: 56
Views: 19435

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:35 am   Subject: Anakin's Fate
I don't really like the word "deserve" whether a person's talking about hardened criminal or a nobel laureate. Few situations are ever simple enough to tack down blame or kudos so descreet ...
  Topic: Do official tech specs disappoint?
turtle

Replies: 23
Views: 7222

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:12 am   Subject: Do official tech specs disappoint?
I understand what you're talking about, and the basic problem is that writers, directors, actors, & other forms of artists generally do not have much technical expertise - much in the same fashion ...
  Topic: What are you going to get? AT TE? Gunship? or all?
turtle

Replies: 103
Views: 29603

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:51 am   Subject: What are you going to get? AT TE? Gunship? or all?
I'll get the RGS & the Droid Gunship for sure.

If there's not another aircraft out before I get the itch again I'll buy the tank.
  Topic: Which Sith Infiltrator is better?
turtle

Replies: 39
Views: 11105

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:54 am   Subject: Which Sith Infiltrator is better?
I didn't buy the original because I thought it looked like a half hearted effort. But I guess TLG was really just getting their feet wet when it came to Star Wars sets, and none of the sets that they ...
  Topic: 7664 TIE Crawler Review
turtle

Replies: 57
Views: 25271

PostForum: Set Reviews   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:11 pm   Subject: 7664 TIE Crawler Review
My set did have 2 bags of tread pieces..

but neither of them had the right number of pieces in them...

& when the set was finished I had 3 tread pieces left over
  Topic: 7664 TIE Crawler Review
turtle

Replies: 57
Views: 25271

PostForum: Set Reviews   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:58 am   Subject: 7664 TIE Crawler Review
I think this set definately had some pro's & con's to it.

Pros-
1) Cool look
2) Introduces use to a good method of track/tread construction
3) gives us good "center" section for ot ...
  Topic: Droid BattlePack Alt - Droid SpeederBike
turtle

Replies: 7
Views: 3764

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:35 am   Subject: Droid BattlePack Alt - Droid SpeederBike
This is pretty cool little model.

It's original, clean, and works well with the droid minifig.

I also like this because it makes good use of the smaller pieces that would be left over if someo ...
  Topic: TIE Predator - An Alt. Model of the 6206 TIE Interceptor
turtle

Replies: 6
Views: 2411

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:26 am   Subject: TIE Predator - An Alt. Model of the 6206 TIE Interceptor
I like it !!

The folding wings make this Alt build more playable than the original model!!

The blue accents of the TIE sets always reminds me of the blue highlights used in comic books wheneve ...
  Topic: 7656 General Grievous Starfighter Alternate Models
turtle

Replies: 6
Views: 2826

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 1:36 am   Subject: 7656 General Grievous Starfighter Alternate Models
COooool !! Both of these models are great!! And the fact that you've put instructions up for everyone to see is just Awesome!!

I think it's really neat to see what somebody can do with a huge c ...
  Topic: Alt 6212 Models
turtle

Replies: 6
Views: 2282

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 1:07 am   Subject: Alt 6212 Models
I'd like to thank everyone for their comments and positive feedback. Sorry if it has taken me a little bit to post again, I've been on vacation....

Galagoo- Yeah, I didn't like the angularity to t ...
  Topic: 7657 AT-ST Review
turtle

Replies: 59
Views: 29262

PostForum: Set Reviews   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 3:13 am   Subject: 7657 AT-ST Review
That makes me wonder.. What if LEGO released a semi-Bionicle AT-ST with superb articulation and poseability (assuming, in addition, that they'd get the balancing right)? How public-appealing would yo ...
  Topic: Alt 6212 Models
turtle

Replies: 6
Views: 2282

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:59 am   Subject: Alt 6212 Models
Both of these are Alternate builds of the 6212 X-wing set.

Not very original - but here's a Z-95 Headhunter.
http://www.rapidfire.net/~turtle/thumbs/6212/6212_z95_1.JPG
http://www.rapidfire.net/~ ...
  Topic: Looking for SAND BLUE parts... ya got any?
turtle

Replies: 11
Views: 2975

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:32 am   Subject: Looking for SAND BLUE parts... ya got any?
This is What I've Got. I'm pretty sure the set is complete. The box is a little ragged. I've got the instructions. And these are the sand blue pieces that are in the set. Depending on what you're ...
  Topic: Funniest moment in Star Wars
turtle

Replies: 60
Views: 19448

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:20 am   Subject: Funniest moment in Star Wars

Another good one was in RotS, when Yoda walks into Palpatine's room under the senate and the two royal guards start to move to stop him and with a wave of his hand, they just crumple and fall to the ...
  Topic: 7657 AT-ST Review
turtle

Replies: 59
Views: 29262

PostForum: Set Reviews   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:15 am   Subject: 7657 AT-ST Review
I bought the set and I think it looks a LOT better than the old one I've got right next to it. And I think it's definately more playable than the UCS version that is sitting just left of it. I think ...
  Topic: Battle Pack Alt. Models!
turtle

Replies: 82
Views: 110741

PostForum: Contests and Community Builds!   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:31 pm   Subject: Battle Pack Alt. Models!
(can I do anything more to stress that I really like the idea behind this thread?)

Here's 5 alternate builds of the Droid Battle Pack. Only once could I figure out how to make use of any of the cl ...
  Topic: Battle Pack Alt. Models!
turtle

Replies: 82
Views: 110741

PostForum: Contests and Community Builds!   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:09 pm   Subject: Battle Pack Alt. Models!
I really like this idea. So here are a few models I've cooked up in the past couple of weeks. They all use 100% of the pieces from the Clone Battle Pack (7655) & none of the extras that are ofte ...
  Topic: 3vil & PCS get shanghaied by LEGO!
turtle

Replies: 139
Views: 43781

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:04 am   Subject: 3vil & PCS get shanghaied by LEGO!
You crazy kids, what with your hula-hoops and your twenty-three skidoo and your endless yammering for your neutral Lego Space factions. Well as the resident old fossil, I'll tell you that back in my d ...
  Topic: Weird MOC
turtle

Replies: 10
Views: 2804

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:29 am   Subject: Weird MOC
If an x-wing is said to have 4 engines and 4 wings (s-foils).

& an ARC-170 is said to have 2 engines and 6 wings.

I think what he's talking about is an ARC-170 with 4 engines and either 4 or ...
  Topic: Actors for main characters for Ep.7 or live action SW series
turtle

Replies: 29
Views: 9567

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 3:47 am   Subject: Actors for main characters for Ep.7 or live action SW series
I obviously don't know how to delete a double post
  Topic: Actors for main characters for Ep.7 or live action SW series
turtle

Replies: 29
Views: 9567

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 3:31 am   Subject: Actors for main characters for Ep.7 or live action SW series
I don't think George could do anything other than sink the whole franchise if he were to create (or liscense) a Star Wars film that takes place after ROTJ. Let's face it folks, half the EU books are ...
 
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