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Adventures in Lego building - my Tesla logo and my friend's 2/3 scale Supercharger

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  1. brickfrenzy

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    #1 brickfrenzy, Jun 27, 2015
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    So I built a roughly 3 foot tall model of the Tesla Logo out of Lego and displayed it at a Lego show in Chicago last weekend. My friend Robert, coincidentally and entirely without my knowledge, built a 2/3 scale supercharger to display at the same show. They make for a very nice picture together.

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    And as a bonus, here's his supercharger displayed with my S85D.

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  2. Half Dollar Bill

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    You guys are hardcore! They look great.
    Do you have a rough idea on the brick count and how is the top section of your logo attached?

    For laughs, I'd take the supercharger to the nearest charger location, set it up next to the last stall and see if anyone tries to use it.
     
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    That's awesome, good job!
     
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    #4 FLDarren, Jun 27, 2015
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    You can take the lego Supercharger with you wherever you go and you now have your own choice of parking spots. Even up front by the entrance.:cool:Awesome!
     
  5. brickfrenzy

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    The top of the T is attached with some clear bricks in two locations, about 2/3 of the way out on each bar. You can't see them because they blend into the background. As for piece count, for the T I'd estimate around 5000. For the Supercharger I have no idea, I don't remember asking the builder.
     
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    So cool. Great job!
     
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    I'm guessing some sort of CAD program, was used to design these? It's been a while since I've stacked bricks (Don't they call this the Dark period?) but I'm interested in getting back into it...
     
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    Awesome job! Would be interested too on brick count, and hours used to build the two items!
     
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    No, it's 2/3 size. It's for the Model 3.
     
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    I can't speak for the supercharger, but for my logo I built it by printing out a large scale copy of the logo on a wide format plotter and and just duplicating it on the paper to that size. As for pieces, Probably 10,000-ish, and about 2-3 weeks work.
     
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