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LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« on: 02/13/2018 11:59 pm »
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/1d1b481c-e8b4-4dda-99f3-ec6243139099

Apparently it's currently the most popular submission to Lego Ideas. It has to reach 10000 supporters to be approved and put into production.
« Last Edit: 02/14/2018 12:01 am by jetfuelman »

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #1 on: 02/14/2018 12:09 am »
Video from designer

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #2 on: 02/14/2018 12:16 am »
Also just noticed under his updates section that he is putting together a Tesla with Starman in the driver's seat. Says it will be cherry red when finished.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #3 on: 02/14/2018 09:17 am »
I neeeed one.

He says this is on the same scale as the Saturn V (1:110).  It looks about right any one know how close it is? and does any one have a picture of the falcon heavy with measurements on it you know just incase I happen to have a lot of lego pieces and some free time.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #4 on: 02/14/2018 10:30 am »
This one is better:

https://imgur.com/5NXm1tN

Closer proportions and smoother lines. Similar scale.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #5 on: 02/14/2018 10:59 am »
“This one is better:

https://imgur.com/5NXm1tN

Closer proportions and smoother lines. Similar scale.”

That one looks good too but way too easy of a build and too little bricks. I also think most people would find it boring because it can’t be played with.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #6 on: 03/05/2018 01:29 pm »
“This one is better:

Well I'm all falcon H on the Saturn V models scale (1:110) as I need a falcon to go next to it.
This project need more votes.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #7 on: 03/06/2018 09:43 am »
This one is better:

https://imgur.com/5NXm1tN

Closer proportions and smoother lines. Similar scale.

I agree, that one is prettier. However, if a set ends up being produced by LEGO it will in any case be changed a lot by their in-house designers.

BTW we have a good space LEGO thread already, in the hobby and entertainment section.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #8 on: 03/14/2018 07:26 pm »
Currently has 4,650 votes and only reached 1,000 just over a month ago so looking good so far.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #9 on: 03/14/2018 07:50 pm »
 So, is this Lego thing some sort of cult we should be concerned with?
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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #10 on: 03/15/2018 11:02 am »
I see your trip to the Pacific has you thinking about the Cargo Cult. Btw, re: Mauna Kea, can't you just hike it?  :-)

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #11 on: 03/15/2018 02:10 pm »
So, is this Lego thing some sort of cult we should be concerned with?

Cult... probably.
Concerned... no.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #12 on: 03/15/2018 06:36 pm »
A bit less partyish please.
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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #13 on: 03/26/2018 11:49 pm »
Now over 5,500 supporters. Recent updates have also tweaked the design and completed starman with the Tesla roadster.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #14 on: 04/17/2018 11:10 am »
Nearly at the 2/3 point now (6625 currently).

The latest update has added a display stand (some pics attached) that models hold-down clamps.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #15 on: 05/14/2018 10:14 am »
Another month & another 1000 supporters (currently 7615).

Some nose cone upgrades attached.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #16 on: 05/21/2018 12:57 pm »
Block 5 updates now posted:

https://ideas.lego.com/projects/1d1b481c-e8b4-4dda-99f3-ec6243139099/updates

He admits to a bit of guess work for FH; revisions will be made as required once FH block 5 version is seen.

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #17 on: 05/22/2018 09:38 am »
Looks much better now with the new nosecones. Could be a nice model to have next to my Saturn V....

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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #18 on: 05/22/2018 09:52 am »
I like it!
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Re: LEGO SpaceX Falcon Heavy Gathering Supporters
« Reply #19 on: 05/22/2018 11:27 am »
Looks much better now with the new nosecones. Could be a nice model to have next to my Saturn V....

Agreed! Worth noting that the designer has changed the FH scale. So current FH design is now about 1:83 scale vs the 1:110 Saturn V scale.
 
Attached picture of the designer gives an idea of current design size - about 32 inches tall.

 

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