Sphere instructions

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    This is nothing new to most builders. A young Lego enthusiast came and saw my collection and was baffled by how I was able to make a sphere. I made him instructions keeping in mind his small collection and lack of Travis bricks. I just thought I'd upload it anyway.

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    1. Legohaulic 54 months ago | reply

      Travis brick is the unofficial name for this piece.

    2. Compound Eye 54 months ago | reply

      I'd sort of deduced that a Travis was probably a 1 x 1 snot brick, but why 'Travis'?

      Are there other Lego parts named after long-haul truck drivers? : )

    3. muffinman42 54 months ago | reply

      this needs 24 of the L plates and 24 jumpers! if you have that many of each you likely have a Travis or 8. Though you could have used them all...

    4. Eggy Pop 54 months ago | reply

      This really helps me for that gigantic dong i've been wanting to build so badly.

    5. Tzidik 54 months ago | reply

      I second Compound eye why is it called a travis brick?

    6. SavaTheAggie 54 months ago | reply

      Travis Kunce was a reasonably well known AFOL who used the 1x1 5-stud brick frequently, and in fact if I am not mistaken had a tattoo of it on him somewhere. With his unexpected death some... what, 5 years ago?... the AFOL community named the part the "Travis Brick" in his honor. Actually it may have been known as a Travis brick before then, but it really stuck afterward.

    7. Tzidik 54 months ago | reply

      I feel enlightened and touched.

    8. Baron von Sinister 54 months ago | reply

      i have to admit that is a bit werid..

    9. maxx3001 54 months ago | reply

      So if a lot of well known LEGO builders die young, shouldn't there be a health warning:
      -LOOK OUT, MOC building can be hazardous to your health.
      Do not try this at home, leave it to the proffesionals!!!!

      I know a few LEGO builders that all died reletivally young:(

    10. hansolo401 [deleted] 53 months ago | reply

      What are "Travis bricks"?

    11. ~Tac~ 53 months ago | reply

      Look up at the tattoo.

    12. hansolo401 [deleted] 53 months ago | reply

      oops, sorry, should have read all the comments

    13. ∑piph 39 months ago | reply

      Awesome. Will have to use.

    14. Special Ninja 35 months ago | reply

      Is it possible to make larger spheres using similar techiniques?

    15. Legohaulic 35 months ago | reply

      You can use this to create a sphere any size you want.

    16. ~Nerd~ [deleted] 34 months ago | reply


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