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GAV-85W Broadsword by Deadpool7100 GAV-85W Broadsword by Deadpool7100
The Broadsword was a project I started awhile back when I was first designing the Lancer, I was trying to build a jetpack for it and found some arms form some old Alpha team sets that made a pretty cool thruster pack! However I didn’t feel that the yellow color quite went with the lancer's theme so I set it aside for a later project. After deciding that I did not have any mechs that could accommodate this design I decided to build a new one for the jetpack, one that would be more humanoid (like the lancer) and maybe have a sword. It got pushed to the back of a long line of projects for awhile and when I finally decided to work on it I decided to add a bit of "gundam" styling to the design as well as building the cockpit similar to BT's from titianfall 2,. then I discovered I really didn’t have very many yellow "plating" parts and so I decided to start working in LEGO Digital Designer. Incidentally I ended up designing so much in LDD, I started posting screen shots and eventually renders as WIP pics. This seemed pretty popular on Instagram (you can go see them at www.instagram.com/deadglitch71/) so I kept going until I had built the entire mech in LDD (which is unusual for me). After that I constructed the skeleton to test joint functionality/weighting, made a few improvements to the model and then had to order a bunch of parts to get it plated and finished. The whole experience was interesting, I'm getting used to LDD enough to be comfortable to work in it but its hard to check against my current inventory when designing and I end up using a lot of parts I don’t actually own (I had to make 4 bricklink orders for the Broadsword) but then again it does let me use parts I don’t have so it's a back and forth thing.
I borrowed some design ideas for the sword from www.flickr.com/photos/velocites/ I hope he doesn't mind

More photos on my Flickr here: www.flickr.com/photos/deadcaju…

I'm not going to make the usual Bio for this mech because I really don’t feel that this one will "fit in" with the rest of mecha, even in a prototype/concept sense like I did with the artillery piece
I did measure it and it would stand at 48ft high, scaled to the minifig (which I made form some exo-force sets to go with the gundam theme)
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ThatOneDankMeme Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017
The actual figure reminds me of a transformer for some reason..
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Deadpool7100 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017
I think the cybertron versions from the games? Kinda a bit like those!
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sirkirbythe4th Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can't stop seeing Gay Broadsword.
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Deadpool7100 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 9, 2017
Hey! It stands for "Gundam: American Variant" actually!
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sirkirbythe4th Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
PBG Emote - Oh 
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MadisonCaravella Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Student General Artist
I don't like it.....
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I LOVE IT!!!!!!
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Deadpool7100 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017
Lol! Thanks!
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