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Came out of my LEGO Dark Ages in 2016.  Trying to catch up with the rest of the world when it comes to designing a MOC.  Currently downloading small MOCs and dissecting the Instructions.

To speed up my learning process, I make a lot of what I call "Rat Rods" - all the correct shapes (or reasonable substitutes) and don't worry about the colors for now.

I attend a weekly LEGO gathering in my community.  Usually working with Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Grandparents, or Great Grandparents.  Therefore, when I make Instructions in LDD my #1 priority is to keep the build flat on the table for as long as possible so they don't have to fight that "Gravity Guy".  I also like to have the 3D view capability that LDD allows.

Takes a lot of time to build LDD instructions, but to me it's worth it because of all the extra learning I do when I try to make the file.

I am "VERY" grateful for all the great MOCs created by the designers I am following.


Recent Comments

  • 5 hours ago TurboRatRods Level 32 MOC Designer PRO
    Very nice!  Is it safe to assume the funny piece on the back is the tail?  Clever!!!

    Thanks for sharing.
  • 7 hours ago TurboRatRods Level 32 MOC Designer PRO
    Very nice considering the limited parts supply.  Like the swiveling seat.  When did those type of connections become illegal?
  • 12 hours ago TurboRatRods Level 32 MOC Designer PRO
    It is a shame that your comment is not as creative and smooth as your MOC.  Very impressive MOC by the way, Thanks for sharing!
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago TurboRatRods Level 32 MOC Designer PRO
    Nice plane!  Welcome to Rebrickable, hope to see some more of your designs.
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago TurboRatRods Level 32 MOC Designer PRO
    When you went back and looked at this one did you have one of those "I can't believe I didn't think of this before" moments?

    Thanks again for taking the time to share this.  For those of you that are wondering what is going on -  I asked plastic.ati to share some of his older MOCs that he didn't think were good enough to post at the time he built them.  I personally have almost zero original design talent, but I can learn from others, eventually.  Getting to see how someone that inspires me got to where he is today is extremely useful in my learning process.