Build Thread: Lego Titanic

Antares JS

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#13 bags complete. This is the lower frame for the section of the ship including funnel 2. This middle section will be built in two halves centered on funnels 2 and 3.

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The boiler rooms have taken shape at the front end of this section. They will be opposite the actual boilers when the bow and middle sections are assembled.

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Question: when building a kit of this enormity, does it continue to be *enjoyable* all the way through? I can appreciate that the finished kit is extraordinary, and that (as always) there are loads of impressive bits of engineering to admire as you build. But is it actually *fun*?

I've found that with some of the Lego kits, my enjoyment starts to wane after a while and it becomes drudgery (especially true of the large Technics set I built). This is true even as I marvel at what I'm constructing.

Could just be me.
 

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Question: when building a kit of this enormity, does it continue to be *enjoyable* all the way through? I can appreciate that the finished kit is extraordinary, and that (as always) there are loads of impressive bits of engineering to admire as you build. But is it actually *fun*?

I've found that with some of the Lego kits, my enjoyment starts to wane after a while and it becomes drudgery (especially true of the large Technics set I built). This is true even as I marvel at what I'm constructing.

Could just be me.
Same thing as with rockets for me, when you get tired of it, go do something else for a while. I did take a break of a few months between building the bow and middle sections, and I expect to take another break between finishing the middle and starting the stern section. That helps keep it fun.
 

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How much CA glue have you used to build this thing? I'm assuming that you're NOT going to be taking it apart anytime soon...
 
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