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Postby Bruce N H » Wed Mar 09, 2005 10:21 am

Hey all,

The main MOC here is the very cool train stuff, but more relevant to castle building, check out this [url=]tree design.


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Postby Umgarla » Wed Mar 09, 2005 12:28 pm

That's original for sure, not sure I like it though. I'm more into "brickbuilt" rather than "technicbuilt" ;)
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Postby Dragon Master » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:30 pm

Oh my, he has done a great thing with those bionicle parts! How creative!
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Postby erikut » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:34 pm

wowser thats one creative guy. really intesestig design,

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Postby Blueandwhite » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:51 pm

I just can't get myself to like this tree! Its well constructed (like almost everything Ben does), but it just doesn't look good. Something about this use of technic doesn't sit well with me. It is an interesting experiment though.

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Postby Sir Dillon » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:55 pm

That's a weird idea, it looks pretty good from far away, but I don't think it looks very good close up.
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Postby Gumby » Wed Mar 09, 2005 6:12 pm

Hmm, it looks more like abstract art than a tree to me...

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Postby porschecm2 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 6:25 pm

Hmm...I have to agree. It's a very ingenious idea, but it looks a whole lot better from far away. Close up, it just doesn't come together in foliage. Still, if he had lots of those lime green connectors about, that's a good way to use them.

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Postby Jojo » Wed Mar 09, 2005 7:18 pm


That's an interesiting design, indeed. I agree this tree looks probably better from a distance than in closeup. It somewhat reminds me of those old granulate trees from the 70ies.

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Postby Robin Hood » Wed Mar 09, 2005 7:27 pm

It certainally is interesting. It is a good use for useless technic parts. I have to agree that it doesn't look to treeish though. Still, one or two of these wouldn't look bad in a forest.

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Postby lil Jon » Thu Mar 10, 2005 12:17 am

it is unique, but I'm not sure if I found it on my own, I'd know it was a tree.
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