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    Hindenburg

    created by JJOttens on 2012.02.12

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    This is 1:100 scale model of LZ129 "Hindenburg" zeppelin.
    The model is 245 cm long and 40 cm wide at its widest diameter.
    Details included:
    - Steering gondola
    - 2 fully detailed passenger decks
    - An Opel "Olympia" cabriolet (1st car ever to be flown over the Atlantic ocean)
    - 4 motor gondolas
    - 4 rear fins (including steerable flaps)
    And many more...

    See my Flickr account for more photos.
    Or youtube for a short overview video.
    Or read the background article in the Hispabrick magazine:
    Hispabrick magazine No 15

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    View from the side, one of the two port motor gondolas are visible. To get an idea of the scale of this airship: On the lower beam that connects the front port motor gondola to the hull a little blue microfigure is visible. That figure is on scale with the rest of the model...

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    The upper passenger deck:
    17 double rooms
    On the port side the dining area
    On the starboard side the lounge area (including the special-made lightweight piano)
    On both sides the large panorama windows
    2 stairs to the lower deck with the toilet, bathroom, gamble & smoke room, bar and kitchen

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    A storage compartment with the aforementioned cabriolet and some crates and barrels
    A toolshop with a mechanic inside

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    Coverage on the web:
    Microbricks: http://microbricks.blogspot.com/2012/02/plastic-zeppelin.html
    http://freshgadgets.nl/hindenburg-nagemaakt-met-lego
    http://www.gizmowatch.com/lego-hindenburg-scaled-down-model-sports-impressive-details.html
    http://brickfanatics.co.uk/hindenburg/
    http://cappuccino.ncrv.nl/ (A dutch radioshow where I talked about the Hindenburg)
    http://www.airships.net/blog/lego-hindenburg
    http://thebrickshow.com
    http://www.hispabrickmagazine.com/en/content/english-hispabrick-magazine-015
    http://brickultra.com/moc-of-the-week-hindenburg/

    History:
    February 12th : posted on cuusoo
    February 23th : 50 supporters :)
    April 2nd: 100 supporters
    April 25th: 200 supporters
    April 27th: 10000 views
    May 27th: 400 supporters
    June 3rd: 20000 views
    July 31st: 600 supporters
    Sept 23rd: 30000 views
    December 18th: 800 supporters
    June 3rd: 1000 supporters
    June 21st: 40000 views
    October 20th: 1200 supporters

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    A view from the inside looking to the front. The strengthening links between the spokes and the circlesegments are good visible. They add a suprising amount of rigidity to the structure.
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    Congratulations on 1,000+ Supporters!

    2013.06.19

    This is a project worthy of considerable awe! Over 1,000 fans want to hang this beauty up in their home, and who can blame them? What a flawless design. 

    Best of luck on your journey to 10,000 supporters!

    The LEGO CUUSOO Team


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