Sunday, June 10, 2012

GFLUG: Iron Builder Rules

GFLUG 2012 BBQ Iron Builder Seed PartThis past weekend, our LUG did a Iron Builder event. We had 30 minutes to gather up parts and build a MOC (see the rules), incorporating a 'mystery' piece -- for our event, the mystery elements were clown hair. :)

GFLUG 2012 BBQ - Iron Builder EntriesWhen I first saw the hair, I thought I'd try to create a flowering bonsai tree.  I gathered up a bunch of green plate, brown bricks of various sizes, and Technic pieces.  I know time was short and the available pieces for build were limited.  I wasn't going for perfection or a refined MOC -- I wanted to build it quickly, with some whimsy, instead of it being meticulously planned out.

I didn't win, but I'm okay with that.  :)  For me, this was to build something quickly, not over think it, and have fun.

And to be honest, it is a fun contest!

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