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The Great Tan Keep
About this creation
This is my giant keep. I initially built it over a three month period in 2005. It was ready in time for the Brickish Association Christmas Party that year. The original build was something of a compromise due to a limited supply of bricks and restriction of the part types available.

Having gotten my hands on a greater variety of tan parts in early 2006, I sent a day making it bigger, including the use of parts specially acquired. It was about a seven hour modifying build in total.

I expanded it again in mid 2006, incorporating another floor into the design which includes a chapel, though these pics pre-date that. The last time it was displayed was the Brickish Association Christmas Party that year. By 2007 it had been demolished.

The keep separates into four sections for transport - the base, mid and upper levels; and the front face. This is because the total weight of it at full height is about 25kg and the count after demolition was over 10,000 pieces.


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  January 17, 2012
Nicely done! I love all the arches.
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  October 8, 2008
this is absolutley positively completely any other adjective with the same meaning amazing!! its enourmous! you have no idea how jealous I am of the size of your lego collection!
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  February 2, 2008
You Sir, must have on of the largest supply of tan bricks in the entire (insert name of your country)!!!!
David Tabner
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James W.
  January 4, 2008
Very well done... I enjoy seeing castles and keeps that are large and imposing and this one definitely makes the cut. Again... well done! Check out mine if you'd like?
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  December 14, 2007
Any leftovers after the demolition? I'll take your 2X6s :)
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  December 14, 2007
Great job ! check my mocs :)
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  December 14, 2007
I envy your tan. Great MOC. -Bob
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