Cool Duplo Project #43 – Wind experiments

More wind spinners & a few sail based vehiclesIMG_0385

this ship looked good but was too heavy


A quick mod and it went!


Sail plane!


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Wind spinners were a disappointment, they took focused wind to get moving. Not at all what I had in mind with the cup shaped design. We’ve tried many of them and could never get one working well. wind_spinner

Coming up with his new wind powered race carIMG_6683

Fun times, I’d like to get more ideas of things which could move with the wind.

2 walls up

This house is going to be huuuuuuuuge compared to what we’re used to.


My favorite activities when building are discovering the view of a framed window and seeing how the house fits in the land.


Too little time for detailed updates

Had to deal with a freak storm.IMG_6478

Finishing the 2nd sublfoorIMG_0363


Blocking is like weeding, there’s always more of it.


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New load, the boom truck is borked so we’ll have to move this all up by hand. IMG_0476

More destruction, took forever with the roof in the way.IMG_0390

Building high off the ground can give you an interesting experience of the sky. A mix of being on a boat and ascending to the heavens.IMG_0411