• Nice! This is probably my personal ignorance, but I haven't seen this piece in metallic silver yet. ;) - Jacob S. Carroll
  • they are from set 8015 :)

DSV Beluga

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Since I was a kid I have always been interested and curious about deep-sea exploration and underwater research. I remember Jacques Cousteau's documentaries and how much I used to enjoy them on TV, I has never put on a diving suit in my life though, maybe one day.

This microscale model is heavily inspired by the DSV Shinkai 6500 and the DSV-4 SeaCliff class submersibles, and of course by the beautiful Cuusoo Lego set 21100. The DSV Beluga is a Swiss-Italian manned research submersible capable of diving up to a depth of 6,500 m. matching the DSV Shinkai and SeaCliff performance.

For this tiny model I wanted to use as little pieces as possible to have a clean, almost minimalistic design and keep it compact so maybe I can keep the little thing on my shelve :D… I would love to build a MiniFig scale Beluga some day though :)

.Bricko, Angka Utama, : VolumeX :, and 23 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. .Tromas 26 months ago | reply

    That is just brilliant man!! Very awesome use of that railing piece on the underside! And as always your presentation is top notch!

  2. .Bricko 26 months ago | reply

    Well done! I love it!

  3. Bricksbeard 26 months ago | reply


    Thank you guys! happy you like it :)

  4. White Wolffe. [deleted] 26 months ago | reply

    What?!? how does this not have 20+ comments yet? This is like Legohualic stuff! You deserve more views. Love it BTW. :)

  5. Jacob S. Carroll 26 months ago | reply

    This really is excellent, man. Great job!

  6. Angka Utama 26 months ago | reply

    As desirable as the bigger Shinkai set, in great photography as well.

  7. : VolumeX : 26 months ago | reply

    Oh yes nice1 sir, these underwater crafts have very interesting shapes, right now there are a few guys trying to go beyond the abyss, you should see what gear they have. Check it out, it was on the BBC, you could create an underwater series starting with this one! Cool presentation BTW.

  8. RD Roy 26 months ago | reply

    Wow that's some sheer building skill! Awesome work. ;-)

  9. Bricksbeard 26 months ago | reply


    many thanks for the fantastic feedback! really glad you like it :)

  10. Bricksbeard 26 months ago | reply


    thank you! I will definitely look to it, cheers!

  11. Bricksbeard 26 months ago | reply


    grazie NAVY! :)

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