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Captain Dawson's Dashers' Zeppelin
A zeppelin, as there were countless in the Empty Age. This particular one is rather small, carried by a relatively tiny balloon, providing unchallenged speed and agility.
About this creation
After Valeriors first industrial revolution multiple devastating world wars created a new world with smaller nations, lots of protected city-states and most off all millions of scattered settlements. Smuggling through the boundaries of the stronger civilisations, Captain Dawson makes sure your precious cargo gets where you want it to. Or something close...



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   Captain Dawson's Dashers' Zeppelin. One of the faster zeps, perfect for smuggling. Two 4-bladed engines, torpedo, 2 anti-aircraft machine gun placements, cargo and living deck, three beds. Air-launched plane with fold-up wings. Balloon takes a lot of SNOT.



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   I'm not completely satisfied with the proportions between the ballon and the 'boat'.



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   The side shows best the checkerboard-decoratives one the ballon, which is a little trick to enlarge it without needing even more grey bricks. Which I don't have.



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   The ballon is ugly from the front, being just round enough.



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   On my next zep the balloon wil be much bigger, and at least wider than the respective 'boat'.



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   I like this shot as it shows the balloon the way it should.



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   Ain't no smuggling without fighting off them border patrols!



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   A very simple engine, with a contrasting smoothiness.



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   If I would do such things, I should put lights in it or something, now it just doesn't show enough of the inside.



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   Flying boats as well need anchors. It's pointing at you right now.



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   To protect the booty better, Captain Dawson bought a little fold-up plane. It's able to fall from the zep after being pushed down the rails, and during its fall, it'll fold out and start her engine.



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   For enough money, the Dashers will transport everything you want. For less money as well, only they'll take the cargo as extra payment.



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   It has two decks! Damn, I'll have to build three next time to surpass myself.



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   Captain Dawson and the ace-pilot Samarinde discuss who to bother next, while Mister Moustache flys zep.



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   The bed fold away for more room. While not used;



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   Being folded;



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   And down. Nice sheets huh? Washed all stiff.



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   Looking out of a small window.



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   Looking t a small window



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   Samarinde is sent out to bust a dary attacking sky bandit.



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   Folding the wings and starting the engine.



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   And in fly-mode. It has two props to get enough speed;



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   And a big wingspan, to carry the heavy motor.



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   "Who cut the ropes? Does anyone have a spare balloon? It's going pretty fast up for a balloon. Wait, relatively it means we're going dwn fast...Crashboomsplatouch."
(Captain Dawson's not so famous last words)



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   Picture yourself being the bandit...



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   Now you're dead. Have a nice afterlife.



Comments

  August 31, 2010
Hilarious last words, thinking of making my own (or at list try to ^^;)! Love it! :P And to qoute The Sniper on that red baron wannabee: "You're dead, ah think we're done 'ere."
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  August 14, 2008
it's awsome! Please send me directions!
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  June 14, 2008
This particular creation has led to me making tons of tries to make a zeppelin...VERY NICE JOB MATE!...I just can't...So cool...Anyway thank you for putting this up.
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  August 16, 2006
LOL the disconected baloon looks lik a jigantik atom bomb! LOOK OUT BELOOOOW!!!!!!!!!
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  January 13, 2006
The design of the balloon is crazy! I'd love to see construction pics on the improvement MOC. Also I like your style, though I'd love to see more implications about that giant d----
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  January 13, 2006
Excellent zeppelin, everything is great on it, except shouldnt the props be facing the other way? All zeppelins I've seen have them facing towards the rear not the front, but other than that, excellent work.
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  January 13, 2006
nice. I love the giant nuke. :p
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  January 13, 2006
Cool dude! The folding beds and plane really are great ideas.
 
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