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Carney's "Torre de Belém"

Postby Jacob C. » Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:29 pm

Bob Carney has finished his 110th castle.
A very unique looking thing!
Sort of a cross between castle and fort.

Check it out:
http://carneycastle.com/Belem/index.htm
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Postby E of Alshire » Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:35 pm

Despite the monochromatic greyness of it, I like this better than most of his others. And an action shot with soldiers and ships!
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Postby kelderic » Fri Aug 25, 2006 12:37 am

Wow. Can you say, gray? Still, it does give it a realistic look, and the pics with the soldiers are nicely done. It's also the first castle I've seen with cannon. Awesome.

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Postby TheOrk » Fri Aug 25, 2006 12:49 am

This is one of my favorites now. It's all grey but I don't get the "big grey wall" feel with it.

The fight pics are also pretty sweet.
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Postby Mike Viper » Fri Aug 25, 2006 1:40 am

Wow, that's fantastic
I ow it to wunztwice for directing me here.
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Postby Bruce N H » Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:53 am

Hey,

This is a great castle to work with. Luis Baixinho has been a little obsessive, continually making new versions of it. Dr. Carney did a great job of recreating some of the decorative elements, and it's particularly nice to see him populate one of his castles, which is fairly rare for him.

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Postby nazgul » Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:45 am

Once again Carney does it so we can barely tell the real castle from the lego one! Like Bruce N H said, the decorative elements are really nice.
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Postby Ristridin » Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:41 am

Despite the monochromatic greyness of it, I like this better than most of his others. And an action shot with soldiers and ships!


I agree with that!, I haven`t seen any stickers and wallpieces. I don`t really like his others but this is better :) . Also through the action pics indeed.
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Postby Romas » Fri Aug 25, 2006 12:38 pm

This is one of the most emblematic buildings in my country. Really nice to see it so well translated to lego.
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Postby El Mariachi » Fri Aug 25, 2006 1:27 pm

Image One of the best representations of my countrie's most emblematic monument. Simly unique. The sacle is perfect. It aint too big nor too small.

It is simply beautiful for a portuguese like me to see the Torre de Belém so greatly represented in Lego.
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Postby SavaTheAggie » Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:09 pm

Ristridin wrote:
Despite the monochromatic greyness of it, I like this better than most of his others. And an action shot with soldiers and ships!


I agree with that!, I haven`t seen any stickers and wallpieces. I don`t really like his others but this is better :) . Also through the action pics indeed.


The windows and doors on the small round towers are stickers.

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Postby Ristridin » Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:26 pm

The windows and doors on the small round towers are stickers.


:oops: Didn`t see it first, stupid... Hmm that`s a minus point for the castle in my opinion.
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Postby dJOLe_sk8 » Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:50 pm

Heya, you can't see much diffrence between the real and the maked one...
Simply the great work... I like it's all gray and I like how cannons work here with the castle (which I usually don't prefer).

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Postby Luís » Sat Aug 26, 2006 7:55 pm

Carney's best building yet :lol: . I love the fact there are people doing castles from my country.
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Postby The dark tide » Sun Aug 27, 2006 1:38 am

This is most impressive. The castle has a smooth look to it and it is very realistic. I have never seen any of his work until now.
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