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Postby Mantisking » Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:32 am

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An attempt at making a Moai from Lego. It doesn't quite work. In 6P scale this would be 30 feet tall, which is close to the tallest one ever built.
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Re: Moai

Postby CmdrRook » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:38 am

Excellent work. Would love to see a whole set with varying sizes. You can always use more priceless artifacts to throw between the enemy's bullets and yourself!
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Re: Moai

Postby Mantisking » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:08 am

CmdrRook wrote:Excellent work. Would love to see a whole set with varying sizes. You can always use more priceless artifacts to throw between the enemy's bullets and yourself!

I built more!

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Another attempt at making Lego Moai. I'm happier with these as the color is better and I used less pieces than the last time.

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Re: Moai

Postby Blorf » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:23 pm

The new ones are great. The color and variation really adds something here that the older yellow one doesn't have.
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Re: Moai

Postby Mantisking » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:53 am

Blorf wrote:The new ones are great.

Thanks. I have a third that I need a few more parts before it's finished.

Blorf wrote:The color and variation really adds something here that the older yellow one doesn't have.

Well, yellow doesn't look quite right if it's meant to be some sort of stone. The funny thing is I'm looking at them and seeing ways to improve them and make them a little more "real".
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Re: Moai

Postby Blorf » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:20 pm

The improvements are more than just color, but that certainly helps.
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Re: Moai

Postby SamSam » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:01 pm

Big heds are big. Can do Easter iland heads?
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Re: Moai

Postby Aardvark17 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:46 pm

... That's what Moai means
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Re: Moai

Postby VitorFaria » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:17 pm

Those are great!

A full on Easter Island themed scenario would be awesome, I wonder if I could come up whit some heads as well.
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Re: Moai

Postby Mantisking » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:54 am

SamSam wrote:Big heds are big. Can do Easter iland heads?
Aardvark17 wrote:... That's what Moai means

There's a link in the first post to the Wikipedia page.

VitorFaria wrote:Those are great!

Thanks!

VitorFaria wrote:A full on Easter Island themed scenario would be awesome, I wonder if I could come up whit some heads as well.

The Heavy Gear setting also has a tradition of stone heads, which these are sort of a nod to.

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A second attempt at making Lego Moai in Tan and Dark Tan. I'm as happy with these as the last two and I used less pieces in one of them.

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Re: Moai

Postby Artasid » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:51 pm

Although I am more familiar with the enlongated heads of the Eastern Island Moai statues, these one are not any less impressive. I wonder if the Aztecs had Moai statues because I think I remember seeing ones like these somewhere, but I cant remember.
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