Questions tagged [moc]

In the LEGO community MOC stands for 'My Own Creation'. Use this tag for questions regarding issues with constructing various features beyond simple structures.

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What does the acronym MOC stand for?

This is a common acronym used in the Lego community - what does MOC mean?
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Is there a standard scale for building "minifig scale" creations?

I've seen many impressive models built to "minifig scale" (e.g. the enormous USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier), but is there a standard (or at least widely adopted) scale e.g. 1:60 that these ...
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What's the best way to link two (or more) LEGO Power Functions (PF) train motors together?

Last Christmas I built an extended Emerald Night train to run around the tree. To get it to work I had to add a second Power Functions motor. I tuned both IR receivers to the same frequency and slowly ...
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Best Places to show MOC online?

Well, I finally finished one of my projects. Is there a friendly place online where I can post a few pictures of it for people to see?
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Utility pole and angles

I am using the following MOC from the Internet: http://www.moc-pages.com/moc.php/8435 This model is fine if the sets of power lines are all in a straight row. But what about at an angle? How does ...
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Is it legal to sell your mocs?

First off, I assume that it's legal to sell used LEGO bricks and it's also legal to sell self-made LEGO instructions and parts-lists. As far as I know, there are people selling LEGO sets of their ...
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Looking for a site with custom instructions

I'm looking for a website that has some cool custom model instructions. I have a LEGO store near me and I'm able to buy pieces individually. I'm looking for more of a sci-fi ship kind of instructions.
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What is a "MOD" and how does it differ from a "MOC"?

In this imgur post, one of the images is captioned "MODs and MOCs - Ocean Beach, Kingsman Tailor shop, Sanctum Santorum." If a "MOC" is a "My Own Creation," what is (the most commonly used definition ...
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Alternative for Technic, Gear Rack 1 x 7 with Axle and Pin Holes?

We are trying to build a MOC which requires Technic, Gear Rack 1 x 7 with Axle and Pin Holes and we don't have that. Could we build it? Or are there any alternatives? FYI we do have Technic Gear ...
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How tall is the Saturn V set in LEGO units (studs, bricks etc.)?

I'm building a MOC to scale with the Saturn V set and am having trouble figuring out how tall the 1st stage engines are but the entire thing would be really helpful! Thanks!
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New ways of connecting levels of multi-story modular buildings

Compare these two instructions from the Green Grocers and Pet Shop modular building and you may notice (other than the background colour) that the top of the walls of the buildings are both arranged ...
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draw program for LEGO MOC models?

I want to design a MOC digitally. I can do this with ldraw, but are there any drawing programs better than ldraw to make models of LEGO ? kind regards, Peter
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LEGO Enclosure Clasp

I'm working on refining my first MOC design for a LEGO dice tower with a landing area that can also be used as storage for dice and possibly some miscellaneous other table-top gaming "goodies". To ...
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