Detective's Neighbourhood

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This is a modified version of the Lego Detective's Office (10246).

If you have two (2x) sets 10246 you have all the pieces needed.

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Manually crafted, highly detailed step-by-step instructions with high-quality computer generated images. 
Base size: 64x32 studs. Height: 27cm.
PDF Size: 550 Mb (aprox.) 600 pages.
Model Features: 
Both buildings are fully furbished. 
Two independent buildings: Detective's office building and Beauty Parlor. One big neighbourhood.

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MOC-13662

Name Detective's Neighbourhood
Designer dagupa
Designed 2018
Inventory 4067
Theme Modular Buildings
Modification of 10246-1 Detective’s Office

14 COMMENTS

  • 11 months, 1 week ago thefunnyman (59)
    I just bought this MOC instructions and I cannot WAIT to build it! I've got the first detectives office that I have to tear apart and I bought a second copy to build this moc - I was a little disappointed that it did not come with a 3D model file for LDD or Stud.io - is there a chance that you can provide such a file? I love being able to look at the real build as I'm going through the instructions.
    • 11 months, 1 week ago dagupa (7K) MOC Designer PRO
      Hello.
      There are two reason why I don't share the "3D file":
      1. The 3D file itself contains more than 40 hours of works and it's the backbone of the instructions. The PDF is just a "copy", a render.
      2. I use the LDraw library to build the model. Sometimes there are pieces that are not available so I design them. If I share the model, people will find many missing pieces when they open the file. Also, after I render the model I make a  lot of corrections to the images. The 3D model is actually far from perfect.

      The instructions that you see in this PDF are the result of different libraries, process and utilities. And a lot of time.

      I don't use Stud.io since it's a proprietary library and I think it would be extremely difficult to build a model this size using LDD. This model, for example, is built using more that 30 submodels.

      Thank you for your purchase. I hope you enjoy the model and the building process.

      Daniel
      • 11 months, 1 week ago thefunnyman (59)
        I totally get that - looks like it's going to be a great build!
  • 1 year, 5 months ago frozenkuku (1105)
    this chinese guy is selling all your moc, with quite high price, and even charge shipping for the pdf files lol
    i don't think he is ur authorised seller
    https://shopee.tw/gg0858?tab=product

    maybe you should go and have a look and report.
    he is making money off your work
    • 1 year, 5 months ago dagupa (7K) MOC Designer PRO
      Thank you very much for the information. He's selling a lot of MOCs from other designers, too.
  • 1 year, 6 months ago fish75 (3K)
    Is that a face on the side of the building?  It's probably just an accident but it could be used as random graffiti if you put it at the end of you street.
    • 1 year, 6 months ago dagupa (7K) MOC Designer PRO
      I didn't realize about the smiley face until I made the video.
      Now I see it like some sort of "Easter egg". The graffiti is also a good idea.
  • 1 year, 6 months ago fish75 (3K)
    Did you include any of the secret compartments from the original set?
    • 1 year, 6 months ago dagupa (7K) MOC Designer PRO
      Hello. No, the secret compartments and features were removed from both buildings. To be honest, I'm not sure how easy it would be to reinstall them. I already disassembled the model.
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