The Bat & Tumbler

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    1. mahjqa 31 months ago | reply

      I managed to build something workable.
      Yup, the RC system didn't work as smoothly as I would've hoped. Damn you, Lego!
      There may have been some fishing wire involved here and there :)

      Thanks, y'all!

    2. Umm, Who? 31 months ago | reply

      Even blades for the bat!?! Nice!

    3. Gamma-Raay 31 months ago | reply

      Great functionality!

    4. Ironsniper 31 months ago | reply

      You are amazing at what you do. Wow. Supported! :D

    5. wardlws 31 months ago | reply

      All too amazing....you simply rock!!!

    6. Exploded Lego 31 months ago | reply

      I love the bat!!!!

    7. Brucewaynelego-Toyshansolo 31 months ago | reply

      This totally rocks !!!!!!

    8. _Tiler 31 months ago | reply

      I have to be honest, I'm not a huge fan of Technic approach in lego, but I also have to admit that I had to pickup my jaw from the floor after seeing the video. All along I could almost see the Batpod just jumping right out of the thing. Fantastic work, in both build and presentation!

    9. "Orion Pax" 31 months ago | reply

      Now i have to consume your brain at one point my friend.
      Brilliant video skills here.
      How long did it took you to make the Bat fly.
      Some mad powerfunctionskills ;)
      Great stuff!

    10. Masked Builder 31 months ago | reply

      Wow, those are amazing!

    11. frogwell 31 months ago | reply

      I am so envious of your mind blowing talent.Does it actually fly?Would buy for £1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

      :D

    12. vmln8r 31 months ago | reply

      Far out dude. Does it get any better than this? It's all excellent - models, filming, and editing. The Bat was a nice surprise. You must be so pleased to have this finished. I hope you don't mind some questions:

      I'm baffled how you masked out the Bat. It seems that unlike the Indrik, the bit you need masked off actually moves.

      Any tips to find great CC music? I know what I like, but just seem to have trouble finding it. You've got a great ear for finding appropriate stuff with real punch.

    13. mahjqa 31 months ago | reply

      Thanks for your comments, everyone!
      You don't want to know how much work everything was; the video is actually almost a month past schedule. I'm tremendously glad it's finished. And yes, I held the Bat back intentionally- You've got to leave some surprises.

      As for masking out; in the shots where the Bat is on wheels, the lower half is either blocked by another vehicle, or the camera is static. So first I record the background without any vehicles in it, and use that to paint away the lower half. For the harder shots (especially those with a moving camera) the Bat is actually suspended on fishing wire, which in the right circumstances is almost invisible, and otherwise a great deal easier to paint out.

      And good CC music is hard to come by, that's true. Some that I use are ccmixter.org and www.jamendo.com. There's also stuff on archive.org, but that's tremendously difficult to search.

      And yes, Sturgeon's law applies. If anything, the percentage is even higher. It just takes plenty of time to find something good, I'm afraid.

    14. vmln8r 31 months ago | reply

      Ah, thanks for that. A month of filming would be crazy enough, but a month past schedule? You're insane, in the best possible way.

    15. mahjqa 31 months ago | reply

      Well, there are other things I'm doing in the mean time. And a good deal of that overtime was also building; the camera vehicle, for example. It doesn't end up on film (apart from the making of), but it's essential for the kind of filming I do.

    16. Bryant. 31 months ago | reply

      Oh my Gawd! :O That is incredible!

    17. Mradakov 31 months ago | reply

      I noticed that the front wheels of camo tumbler seem to kind of give in under its own weight, so they sit on an angle. Is that a problem still on a black one since it's probably lighter and also has a different front wheels mount?

    18. mahjqa 31 months ago | reply

      It's a great deal better with the black version, especially because of the mount.

    19. ZetoVince 30 months ago | reply

      That's what it means EPIC! I can get enough of this video!
      Extraordinary work!

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